French, Swiss & Italian Alps Family Walking & Hiking Tour - Older Teens & 20s
A Quintessential Mont Blanc Adventure from Hut to Mountain Lodges
From $3,999 - $4,199 pp dbl. occ. | 6 days / 5 nights
(+$920 for sgl. occ.)
It's a hiking family's dream. The dazzling peak of iconic Mont Blanc. A once-in-a-lifetime trek through three of Europe's most beautiful countries. Legendary Chamonix. Classic Swiss chalets. Spectacular Courmayeur. Mountain culture at its finest. It's a world ignited by a pink alpenglow. Or perhaps it's la vie en rose.
- Watch the sunset over the mountains with an aperitif from our historic alpine lodge—a truly unique experience
- Trek through the picturesque Alps and between three cultures in France, Italy and Switzerland
- Gaze over the dramatic escarpments and snowfields of Mont Blanc, Western Europe's highest mountain
- Explore the charms of elegant Chamonix after a fascinating glacier hike on France's exquisite Mer de Glace
Days 1-2 Welcome to the Alps! Gaze up at majestic Mont Blanc, Western Europe's highest peak | Follow a trail past alpine pastures and picturesque mountain huts | Sip an aperitif at a café in the charming mountaineering center of Chamonix | Ride the historic Mont Blanc Express train | Admire the quintessentially Swiss landscape | Walk to La Floria, a picturesque geranium-filled Swiss châlet.
Days 3-4 Discover the extraordinary Mer de Glace Glacier | Take a glacier walk complete with crampons and led by expert guides | Feel as though you have the Alps to yourself as you watch the sun rise and fall from our secluded mountain oasis | Discover the Aiguille du Midi, a needle of rock looming at 12,777 feet | Say au revoir to France and buongiorno to Italy as you fly over glaciers and across the border by gondola | Dine Italian-style with aperitivi at Courmayeur's most historic café.
Days 5-6 Continue your hiking journey with a trek over Val Ferret, a lush valley on the Italian side of Mont Blanc | Take in the scene over a cappuccino at a friendly rifugio (mountain hut) | Hike a portion of the Mont Blanc ridge trail, considered one of the best in the world | Dine on hearty Northern Italian alpine cuisine | Walk through quiet woods to a meadow that perfectly frames beloved Mont Blanc | Feel at home in the region's unique and irresistible mountain culture | Visit lively Courmayeur and relax at an elegant alpine hotel.
The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.
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Gather your favorite people to share a Backroads adventure on a ready-to-book Private Trip - featuring all the legendary Backroads hallmarks from expert leaders to unforgettable activities. You can pick from a large selection of dates for your group of 8 or more. Call us for date availability. If your party has fewer than 8 guests, or if your preferred date is not available, we'll create a departure just for you.
2019 Private Trip Pricing
- 10 or more guests: from $3,999 pp dbl occ
- 8 - 9 guests: from $4,599 pp dbl occ
- 6 - 7 guests: from $4,699 pp dbl occ
- 4 - 5 guests: from $6,099 pp dbl occ
- 2 - 3 guests: from $7,099 pp dbl occ
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