Guided Tours

TOUR 6: Matterhorn and Mont Blanc Tour (Zermatt and Chamonix)

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Tour Description:

With this 11-night excursion, from Zermatt you hike beneath the iconic Matterhorn and from Chamonix beneath Mont Blanc, the highest mountain in the Alps, (4,808.7 meters) (15,777 feet).

Tour Cost:

$4,950; single supplement: $320


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    August 24 - September 4, 2022 - 11 Nights

    Base Villages: Zermatt, Switzerland and Chamonix, France


    • August 24: meet guides in Zurich by 11 a.m. and travel by train to Chamonix
    • August 25 and 26: day-hike mountains above Chamonix
    • August 27: free-day to explore on your own
    • August 28: day hike above Chamonix
    • August 29: Travel by train to Zermatt
    • August 30 and 31: day-hike above Matter Valley
    • September 1: free-day to explore on your own
    • September 2 and 3 : day hike above Matter Valley
    • September 4: travel by train to Zurich arriving by noon

    Tour Highlights & Details:

    Hotels:
    – Chalet Hotel Le Prieure, France: Chalet Hotel Le Prieure
    – Zermatt, Switzerland: Hotel Silvana

    Highlights – Chamonix:  Aiguilles des Grands Montets, Mer de Glace, and of course Mont Blanc (4808 meters (15,777 feet) the highest peak in the Alps are must sees when visiting the French Alps.  The entire Monte-Blanc-Chamonix area is a highlight with over 300km (186 miles) of hiking trails.  The mountains around Chamonix, a fabulous and fun town, are perfectly shaped to offer high altitude hikes from one end of the valley to the other.  The views from the Grand Balcon South trail of the Monte Blanc massif and surrounding peaks truly give perspective of how incredible the Frnch Alps are.

    Highlights – Zermatt: The Matterhorn and the Matter valley, surrounded by 30 peaks topping 4,000 m (13,000 ft.); the Monte Rosa massif and Dufourspitze, the highest point in Switzerland; Gornergrat, a cog railway that travels 3,089 m (10,134 ft.) to an impressive overlook, and the Klein Matterhorn, the end point of Switzerlands’s highest cable car at 3,820 m (12,533 ft.) terrific.  Having such impressive gondolas and cable cars and cog trains to our trail heads helps us keep above tree line affording incredible views of an area that holds 3/4 of all 4000-meter peaks in the Alps

    Guides: Shannon Harris, Navita Shyam and John Wigington

    Call 478/714-0829 to book your vacation or for more details.