Alpine Walking Haute Route, Part 1, Chamonix to Arolla (10 days)
The classic Alpine walking route taking you through spectacular mountain scenery from Chamonix to Zermatt. This is the first part of the route from Chamonix to Arolla. For those wishing to do the complete trip you can do parts one and two. For those with limited time you can do the walk in two parts.
Day 1: Travel to Chamonix and final preperation for the trip
Day 2: Chamonix to Trient
Day 3: Trient to Champex
Day 4: Champex to Le Chable
Day 5: Le Chable to Cabane du Mont-Fort
Day 6: Cabane du Mont-Fort to Cabane de Prafleuri
Day 7: Cabane de Prafleuri to Arolla
Day 8: Travel back to UK
Two days are included to allow for bad weather or rest days along the route.
A route with a reasonable amount of ascent and descent requiring a high level of fitness and some previous summer hill walking experience.
We are able to arrange pick up and drop offs from airports before and after the trip.
What is Included:
A qualified International Mountain Leader to guide you during the trip
Accommodation in Gites and mountain huts
All food and some drinks during the trek.
Use of safety equipment
What is Excluded:
Flights to and from the UK
Airport transfer to the start and finish of the walk
Waterproofs, rucksacks and walking poles (these can be hired for a small fee)
Walking boots suitable for summer walking
Personal clothing - a kit list will be sent to you on booking