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5D Winter Adventures In The Alps

To enjoy the great outdoors for a true snow experience, where better than the French Alps! 

Whether you explore an untouched winter landscape on snowshoes, sledge down a thrilling slope or enjoy a romantic candle light fondue in a cosy igloo, you're guaranteed a great time!

Spend an amazing week in the Mont Blanc valley and indulge in some unforgettable winter adventures in an alpine environment!

Inclusions:

  • All activities as listed in program
  • Snowshoe and sledge rental
  • Led by a qualified International Mountain Leader (IML)
  • Mountain hut accommodation on Day 2 with 3-course dinner on the stove
  • Delicious & wholesome lunch packs
  • Igloo fondue
  • Transfers in the Chamonix valley
  • Cable car and train tickets for the sightseeing day

Exclusions:

  • International flights & all airport taxes
  • Airport transfers to/from Geneva International Airport
  • Accommodation at Chamonix valley during this tour except for Day 2 mountain hut
  • Meals not mentioned in itinerary
  • Visa if required
  • Travel insurance, medical immunizations, personal travel / trekking gear

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Winter Alps Adventures

Best Season : Dec - Apr

Maximum Altitude:   3842-m (by cable car)

Grading:

Minimum Group Size:  2 persons

Maximum Group Size:  10 persons

Group Size Dec 2015/2016 Price
2-3 persons $1250
4-6 persons $1080
7-10 persons $1030
 

Winter Alps Adventures

To sign up for this tour, please register online here.



Day 0 Arrive in Chamonix.
Day 1 Adventure begins with a speedy cable car ride to the top of Aiguille du Midi (3842m) for a glorious breathtaking panoramic view of the majestic Mont Blanc and its surrounding glaciers. In the afternoon, take a train ride to the Mer de Glace, the biggest glacier in France and enter a real glacier cave to admire the blue thick within.
Day 2

Strap on your snowshoes and hike through the wilderness to a mountain hut high up in the alpine environment. Enjoy the solitude and experience a true alpine day!  Indulge in a freshly prepared 3-course dinner by the fire and enjoy the great sunset over the mountains. The night makes for serene star-gazing & stories from our guide as we spend the night in the heated (but still cool) mountain hut.

Day 3

After a cosy night in the hut, a rich hearty breakfast, and more fun times, slowly head back down to Chamonix valley admiring the wondrous snowy white wintery mountain scenery around you.

Day 4

Challenge yourself with the old rural mode of transport! Ascend by snowshoes and learn to control a traditional wooden sledge. After a nice lunch & hot drink, sled back down to the valley.

Day 5
Free morning in the valley for own exploration. In the afternoon, we set off on snowshoes to our igloo where you will enjoy a feast of fondue sitting on sheep-skin covered ice. Hike back in night through the forest for a different feel of the mountains.
Day 6

Transfer to airport or extend your stay with additional activities such as Geocaching or Skiing.

Optional Activities:
Geocaching: Perfect for a group or family, embark on a treasure hunt in your snowshoes! S$100
Skiing: Chamonix is surrounded by ski slopes for all levels. We can help to arrange for instruction course for beginners as well.

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Question Answer
Transfers between Geneva Airport and Chamonix This is not included in the tour price.  We can assist in arranging transfer in mini-bus on shared-basis with other travellers.
Accommodation before, during & after tour at Chamonix This is not included in the tour price.  There are many type of accommodation available at Chamonix - Les Houches, ranging from more budget hostels, B&B to deluxe 5-star hotels.
Flexible Itinerary This is a flexible programme that can be customised to your preferred activities and duration. Just let us know how long you like to stay, what you like to do, and we'll customise for you your own unique winter adventure holiday !
Snowshoeing experience required? You don't need to have previous snowshoeing experience but you'll need to be fit enough to walk uphill at a gentle pace. 

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