Experience the pleasures of outdoor Swiss travel. Walking the Haute Route from Chamonix, France, to Zermatt, Switzerland, is some of the best hiking one can do in the Alps. On this classic hike, you will see some of nature’s most legendary sites, including Mont Blanc, the Grand Combin and the iconic Matterhorn. Our private guided trips ensure that every day of your visit will bring fresh discoveries. By staying in family-run inns and cozy mountain huts, you will get a true taste of what alpine living is all about. We can also arrange for hiking in Geneva, Switzerland, located at the foot of the highest alpine summits.
Point of Entry: Geneva, Zurich
9 Days, 7 Days of Hiking
Single supplement: $383
Day 1: Arrival Day, Chamonix
Trip Briefing and Welcome Dinner in Chamonix.
Day 2: Verbier
Transfer to Verbier, Lunch high above Verbier, followed by a beautiful balcony walk to the Cabane du Mont Fort.
Day 3: Cabane de Pra Fleuri
A high alpine traverse from the Cabane du Mont Fort to the Cabane de Pra Fleuri.
Day 4: Arolla
Diverse day of hiking along the Dix Lake with first glimpses of the Matterhorn, enjoying coffee and pie at the Dix hut, followed by a descent through lush Arolla pine forests.
Day 5: Grimentz
Cresting the Tsaté pass, stunning views can be had of the Dent Blanche. Après-hike drinks at the best high altitude bar in the Alps, the Cabane du Moiry.
Day 6: Zinal
Stunning high traverse above the turquoise waters of the Moiry Lake, before descending to the ancient mountain hamlet of Zinal.
Day 7: Gruben
Views, Views, Views! Matterhorn, Dent d’Hérens, and the majestic Hotel Weisshorn, where an early-afternoon break will be taken.
Day 8: Zermatt
The Mattertal and 4000m peaks including the Dom, Weisshorn, and Alphubel come into view, before descending on a funky private cable-car to St. Niklaus, and onwards to Zermatt.
Day 9: Departure Day
After a leisurely breakfast, take time and enjoy Zermatt, before leaving.
– Hiking guide (we only hire certified International Mountain Leaders)
– Luggage transfers to Verbier, Arolla, Gruben, and Zermatt
– All accommodation
– All breakfasts and dinners.
– All lifts and transports
– Detailed information package including day-to-day itinerary with elevation gains/descents, and a hiking map of the region