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A perfect summer trip? How about an 8-day all-women adventure in the Alps? Once you put your bags down in a four-star hotel room in charming Chamonix, you’ll get to go out and explore the Alpine riches of three (yes, 3!) countries: France, Italy, and Switzerland! Each day, in the company of like-minded women, you’ll enjoy hikes around Mont Blanc and discover new postcard-worthy vistas—glossy mountain lakes, sky-high jaggy peaks, screensaver meadows, you name it. Your local expert guide will tell you all you’ve ever wanted to know about the Alps, the locals and their way of life. Once your Alpine adventure is over, the memories—and the friendships—will stay with you forever.

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  • Stay at a four-star hotel & spa

    Retreat to your cozy rooms or explore the hotel: relax at the spa, swim in the pool, visit the restaurant, or have a cocktail in a bar

  • This one’s for the ladies

    Connect with like-minded women and leave this adventure with lifelong memories and new friends

  • Classic Alpine scenery and views

    These are the Alps’ best-ofs—every day you’ll hike in a different area, each better than the last

Itinerary

This all-women Chamonix day hikes adventure is as good as it gets. A handpicked selection of the most scenic hikes, a stay at a four-star hotel, company of like-minded women, and a super knowledgeable local guide. This 8-day tour gathers the most spectacular and quintessentially Alpine landscapes, scattered throughout three countries: France, Italy, and Switzerland. From the moment we lace up our hiking boots to the final toast at sunset, every step of this journey is about empowerment, beauty, and the best possible experience.

  • After you arrive at Geneva Airport, you’ll get picked up and get transferred to your hotel in Chamonix. You’ll be staying at a four star hotel—get settled in before meeting your guide and your all-women team for a welcome dinner. Tomorrow the hiking begins!

    Meals: Dinner
    Accommodation: 4-star Heliopic Hotel & Spa

    Chamonix and Mont Blanc range in the Summer.
  • There’s no better introduction to the beauty of the Alps than by witnessing panoramic views of the Mont Blanc range and the surrounding valleys. The trail winds through Alpine meadows and dense forests, providing shade and a serene atmosphere. Once you reach the top, you’ll be rewarded with breathtaking 360-degree views of the Aiguilles Rouges, Mont Blanc massif, and even Switzerland! The descent allows hikers to appreciate the scenery from a different perspective—take your time and enjoy the views.

    Meals: Breakfast and picnic lunch
    Accommodation: 4-star Heliopic Hotel & Spa

    There are 2 ways to hike up the Aiguillettes:

    Option 1:
    Distance : 8 km/5 miles
    Ascent/descent: 760 m/2,493 ft

    Option 2:
    Distance: 8 km/5 miles
    Ascent: 740 m/2,428 ft
    Descent: 745 m/2,462 ft

     

    Aiguillette des Posettes
  • Today you’ll travel to Italy to see its side of Mont Blanc. After a 30-minute drive, you’ll reach Courmayeur, a charming village located in the Aosta Valley. Start hiking through Val Ferret and take in stunning views of Mont Blanc’s south face. After several hours of hiking, you’ll reach the famous Rifugio Bonatti, a hut named after the legendary mountaineer Walter Bonatti. The trail ends there at the bottom of the hut, so once you’ve soaked up the beauty of it all, you’ll get taken back to your hotel.

    Meals: Breakfast and picnic lunch
    Accommodation: 4-star Heliopic Hotel & Spa
    Distance: 12 km/7,5 miles
    Ascent: 1,070 m/3,511 ft
    Descent: 257 m/843 ft

    Courmayeur in Italy
  • You’re in for a real treat today! Glacier walking on the iconic Mer de Glace is a thrilling and awe-inspiring experience. You’ll get to explore this monumental glacier up close, it’s truly a once in a lifetime experience.

    Meals: Breakfast and picnic lunch
    Accommodation: 4-star Heliopic Hotel & Spa

    Mer de Glace in the summer in the Alps
  • The famous Aiguille du Midi cable car is another must-do in Chamonix. It allows you to access one of the highest peaks of the Mont Blanc Massif! Located at 3,842 m (12,605 ft), this cable car is incredibly unique and important in mountaineering history. Your local guide will tell you all about it and share their knowledge about the formation of the Mont Blanc massif and more. After today’s hike, head down to Chamonix for some free time or visit the popular Step into the Void glass room.

    Meals: Breakfast and picnic lunch
    Accommodation: 4-star Heliopic Hotel & Spa

    Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix
  • Third country of the trip—today you’re going to Switzerland. Enjoy the day by hiking above the stunning Emosson Dam. You’ll also go along the Dinosaur Footprints Trail, offering a great combination of spectacular mountain scenery and prehistoric dinosaur footprints. You’ll be back in Chamonix in the evening.

    Meals: Breakfast and picnic lunch
    Accommodation: 4-star Heliopic Hotel & Spa
    Distance: 11 km/6,8 miles
    Ascent/descent: 690 m/2,264 ft

    Switzerland Emosson
  • Being in Chamonix and not visiting Lac Blanc would be a sin. It’s one of the most famous and beautiful lakes (and trails) in the French Alps. Once you reach the lake, you’ll be rewarded with the sight of a crystal-clear lake surrounded by majestic peaks including the Mont Blanc summit! Head back to the valley of Chamonix and enjoy your last evening there.

    Meals: Breakfast and picnic lunch
    Accommodation: 4-star Heliopic Hotel & Spa
    Distance: 8 km/5 ft
    Descent/ascent: 585 m/1,919 ft

    The glacial lake lac Blanc reflecting glaciated peaks seen during TMB trek.
  • After your final breakfast at the hotel, pack up and say your goodbyes. There will be a group transfer taking you to Geneva Airport. If you’d like to stay longer and explore the area, just ask your guides for some recommendations!

    Meals: Breakfast

    Chamonix Valley as seen during the TMB traverse.
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Meet your guides

Marta Gil Sopena
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Marta Gil Sopena
After her first contact with the mountains in the Pyrenees, Marta fell in love with the environment and became a hiking guide. While she was traveling the world with her partner, they ended up choosing Chamonix in France as their base — defining it as the best place she ever experienced. Marta leads groups throughout the year, equally enjoying summer and winter, with a particular preference for leading all women groups.
Nuyama
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Nuyama
Nuyama is a guiding company based in Chamonix, founded by Yann Delevaux, a Chamonix local, and Marion Cochet. With their extensive experience in trip organization and mountain guiding (Yann has been an IFMGA Mountain guide for more than 20 years now), they turned their passion for the great outdoors into a recognizable and reliable guiding collective, offering unique and unforgettable adventures. They now lead and organize a growing number of hiking, trekking, mountaineering, skiing, and mountain biking trips in the Alps.

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Ludovic Botzung (source: Google Reviews)

A great organization. No complaints. Marion gave very good advice. I recommend without any hesitation. Thank you.

parisot marie (source: Google Reviews)

Rarely have I met a guide as passionate and knowledgeable as François. We visited Mer de Glace. Our guide was very educational by going back 25 centuries ago and taking us through history as if we were there.Thank you so much !

Chantal Roblot (source: Google Reviews)

The guide explained well and was very pleasant.

Things to know

  • What you get on this adventure:

      • Experienced, local mountain guides with extensive knowledge of the area
      • 8-day women’s Chamonix day hikes adventure
      • 7 breakfasts (at the hotel), 6 picnic lunches, and 1 welcome dinner
      • Accommodation in a Heliopic Hotel & Spa, a 4-star hotel in Chamonix (7 nights in a shared double or twin room)
      • Group transfer from Geneva Airport to Chamonix on Day 1 and from Chamonix to Geneva Airport on Day 8
      • Transportation during the tour
      • Lift passes if needed
      • Gear rental for the glacier walk (mountain shoes, crampons, and harness)
      • Unlimited email support pre-tour

    What’s not included:

      • Transportation to Chamonix
      • Dinners from Day 2 to Day 7, but there’s plenty of restaurants nearby
      • Snacks, drinks, and personal expenses
      • Personal hiking gear
      • Anything not mentioned in the “what you get on this adventure” section
      • Medical evacuation and repatriation insurance — mandatory
      • Travel cancellation insurance — highly recommended
  • While this women’s Chamonix day hikes tour doesn’t require any special skills, you still need to be fit enough for several hours per day on average for 6 days in a row, while carrying a daypack filled with things you’ll need throughout the day. Elevation changes also make it a bit more demanding. Your guide can always make the day hikes easier or harder depending on the group!

    Discover other hiking options in the Mont Blanc area. You’re bound to find your dream tour.

  • Here’s a list of the equipment you need to bring:

      • Day pack large enough to carry all the things you might need throughout the day (around a 25-40L bag)
      • Hiking poles — optional
      • Water bottle or hydration bladder (2L capacity)
      • Lightweight hiking boots or shoes
      • Comfortable hiking clothes
      • Leisure clothing for the evenings
      • Spare clothes for layering
      • Waterproof rain jacket
      • Sunhat
      • Toiletries (sunscreen, hand sanitizer, bug spray, toilet paper, etc.)
      • Headlamp or flashlight
      • Sunglasses
      • Camera — optional (but recommended)

    Dress comfortably and for the weather in clothes you can move in. We suggest bringing clothing appropriate for the season. Layers are best and don’t wear jeans.

  • Group sizes and pricing

      • For this women’s Chamonix day hikes adventure, the usual client-to-guide ratio is 8:1.
      • It takes a minimum of 4 people for this tour to operate. The maximum group size is set at 8 participants.

    Women’s Chamonix day hikes can be arranged for larger groups. Contact us to make arrangements.

    Min. age requirements

      • If you are older than 18, you’re good to go.
      • Minors younger than 18 may be permitted to join women’s Chamonix day hikes adventure on a case-by-case basis, but must be in the presence of a parent or legal guardian.

    If your group has hikers under the age of 18, contact us prior to booking to make arrangements.

  • To get to Chamonix, the starting point of women’s Chamonix day hikes adventure, it’s best to fly into Geneva International Airport (GVA), one hour away. Your guides will organize a group transfer and pick you up from Geneva Airport, taking you directly to your hotel in Chamonix.

  • We highly recommend that you cover all your bases with both emergency medical and travel insurance.

    With medical insurance, if you have an accident or medical emergency on or off the mountain, you’ll avoid paying out of pocket for costly expenses. This covers everything from hospital treatments to emergency air transportation and more. Travel insurance covers canceled flights, natural disasters and other scenarios that may interrupt your travel plans.

    We also expect you to respect local regulations and take measures to protect yourselves, your guides, and the communities you’re traveling to. If you need assistance selecting the right insurance for your group, let us know and we will be happy to help!

  • A 30% deposit to secure your place is due upon booking. The remaining amount is paid 35 days prior to departure. Once the trip is confirmed by the guide, the cancellation policy stated below applies. If Client cancels the booking…

      • More than 60 (sixty) calendar days prior to departure, Client will pay a cancellation fee of 5% (five percent) of the total price of the trip.
      • 60-45 (sixty to forty-five) calendar days prior to departure, Client will pay a cancellation fee of 15% (fifteen percent) of the total price of the trip.
      • 44-30 (forty-four to thirty) calendar days prior to departure, Client will pay a cancellation fee of 30% (thirty percent) of the total amount of the trip.
      • 29-15 (twenty-nine to fifteen) calendar days prior to departure, Client will pay a cancellation fee of 75% (seventy-five percent) of the total amount of the trip.
      • After that deadline, Client is not entitled to any refund.

    Secure your spot for the following season with a 10% deposit! This tour gets sold out very quickly, but with early-bird booking, you’ll be the first one to know. Pick the month that suits you best and we’ll let you know once the dates are live—don’t risk missing out on your bucket list adventure!
    Only 10% of the total amount should be paid as a deposit upon booking. This deposit is non-refundable, but can be transferred to another 57hours adventure anytime in case the dates don’t suit you.
    Once the set dates for the following season are live, you can confirm your booking by the end of this year by paying another 20% of the total amount.
    The final balance is due 3 months (90 days) prior to departure.
    Once the trip has been confirmed, the regular cancellation policy applies.

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