Mont Blanc Snowshoe - 14 March

Physical rating: Moderate 

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From 16 years old - Group size: 4-12

Accomodation: Standard 

Guaranteed Departure 14 March 2018

5 days - 4 nights - Wed 14th to Sun 18th March
Group size: from 2 to 5 From 16 years old
Accommodation: Private Chalet Physical demands rating: Moderate
The snowshoe walks are typically 500 to 700 m of climbing and 8 to 12 km distance

Wed. 14th March: Arrival – Transfer to Saint Gervais
Welcome at Geneva airport, Manue your guide will transfer you to her chalet, 5 bedrooms chalet, nice living room and located in Saint Gervais in the Mont Blanc area.  Manue in addition of being an excellent guide is also a great cook she will be keen to introduce you to the local cuisine and specialities!
Nestled in the foothills of Mont Blanc at an altitude of around 800 meters in the Mont-Blanc area, Saint Gervais has all the charm and personality of a mountain village resort. Magnificent scenery, well integrated architecture and a paradise for the snowshoers!
Dinner included. Lunch not included.

Thu. 15th March: Chapel Notre dame de la gorge – Nant Borrand
After a short transfer to the end of Les Contamines valley, you will follow an old Roman track. You will discover a very pretty area, with a succession of Alpine meadows and old chalets still very well preserved. This day is also perfect to observe some remarkable geologic features like moraines, evidence of erosion and rocks of different types.
Breakfast, picnic lunch and dinner included

 

Fri 16th March: Chailloux chalets – Chamonix valley.
Short transfer in the morning to the village of “Le Plan de la Cry”, and then follow the track in the forest. After 2 hours of walks the view opens up to the spectacular scenery of the Mont Blanc range. It sounds like you can nearly touch the Mont Blanc summit and the glaciers around with your fingers!!
Breakfast, picnic lunch and dinner included.

Sat 17th March: Le Truc Chalet (1752 m)
After a short transfer the walk starts in the direction of Mont Blanc.
Once at the Truc chalet, you will feel like in a high mountain sanctuary, at the foot of Domes des Miages (3640 m), Aiguille de Bionnassay (4062 m) and the giant glaciers of the Mont Blanc range.
It is also possible to observe wildlife like Chamoix, Ibex or deer.
Breakfast, picnic lunch and dinner included.

Sun. 18th March: Farewell!
Enjoy the morning at your own pace in Saint Gervais before a transfer to Geneva airport.


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