Alpine Walking Haute Route, Part 2, Arolla to Zermatt (12 days)
The classic Alpine walking route taking you through spectacular mountain scenery from Chamonix to Zermatt. This is the second part of the route from Arolla to Zermatt. For those wishing to do the complete trip you can combine parts one and two. For those with limited time the walk can be done in two parts.
Day 1: Travel to Arolla and final preperation for the trip
Day 2: Arolla to La Sage
Day 3: La Sage to Cabane de Moiry
Day 4: Cabane de Moiry to Zinal
Day 5: Zinal to Gruben
Day 6: Gruben to Jungen
Day 7: Jungen to Gasenried
Day 8: Gasenried to Europa Hut
Day 9: Europa Hut to Zermatt
Day 10: Return to UK
Two additional days are available in case of bad weather or for rest days.
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 trip
Use of safety equipment
What is Excluded:
Flights to and from the UK
Airport transfers unless booked in advance as an optional extra
Waterproofs, rucksacks and walking poles 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