Dates: June – September
- 3-Day trips
“Rustic hut charm with incredible views!”
This two short trips are perfect for hikers that like to enjoy stunning views over the Mont Blanc mountain chain, sleep in two mountain huts and spot some ibex and wildflowers along the way. Your local guide makes sure that you will get to the huts just in time to enjoy a delicious mountain dish and that you don’t have to worry about anything but taking the nicest pictures of the famous mountain scenery.
On the first option you will sleep in dormitories, and on the second option you’ll enjoy the comfort of a double room if available.
Chamonix Hiking – Itineraries
1: Lac Blanc and Aiguilles Rouges
19.00: Information and meeting with the guide at the Hotel.
Night in a Hotel in Chamonix
Day 1: Refuge Bellachat, 2152m
We hike from Chamonix up to the Refuge Bellachat (2152m). The Refuge offers one of the nicest views over the Mont Blanc mountain chain. You might want to enjoy a drink on the terrace that overlooks the whole Mont Blanc valley and wait until the sunset puts the mountains in a pink coat. The family style dinners will soon be served in the cosy mountain hut.
- 5-6 hrs, +1100m, overnight at the Refuge Bellachat
Day 2: Lac Blanc – Refuge Lac Blanc, 2352m
An early breakfast at the mountain hut with the fantastic views towards Mont Blanc. Our trail brings us up to Brevent summit for an even more breathtaking view. We reach Col du Cornu via the Col du Brévent and traverse to the Lac de Cornu (at 2276m), which is situated in of the most beautiful environments in the valley. After a picknick lunch we continue the descent through the Combe de la Glieres and hike up to the mountain hut Lac Blanc (2353m). The Lac Blanc mountain lake is the perfect location to take some stunning pictures of a perfect mountain scenery with the Mont Blanc in the back.
- 7-8 hrs, overnight at Refuge Lac Blanc
Day 3: Aiguilles Rouges
We eat a good breakfast overlooking the Aguilles Rouges mountain before leaving this beautiful spot. Our way down to Argentière will take us to the Lac Cheserys and either Argentière or the Col du Montets. Those that want to hike a bit longer can join the guide on the Petit Balcon Sud all the way back to Chamonix. Lunch will be served at local restaurant in the famous ski resort of Argentière.
- 3-5 hrs
Map with the Chamonix hiking route in red:
Costs per Person
- 455€ with a minimum of 6 guests (340€ without the first night at Hotel)
- 525€ with a minimum of 3 guests (420€ without the first night at Hotel)
Included in the price: Organisation, privat UIMLA-mountainleader for 3 days, 2 nights in dorms at mountain refuges with half board, 1.night at Hotel in Chamonix with breakfast, 2 pack lunches, one lunch at Restaurant, hiking map copy
Not included: personal insurance, drinks
2. Miage Mountain range
Day 1: Refuge de Miage, 1559m
- (8km, -700m, +500m)
Day 2: Refuge de Miage – Refuge Tré – la Tête (1970m)
- (9km, – 300m, + 850m)
Day 3: Refuge Tré – la – Tête – Les Contamines
- (14km, -1400m, + 800m included Lac Jovet, can be much less up and down)
Map with the hike and the huts:
Costs per Person
- 850.- € per person with 2 guests
Local, certified UIMLA – mountain leader