switzerland-hiking-matterhorn-tour

Self-guided

Hiking

lvl. 4
Mon Roadbook App
Hostel or Hostel and Hotel
Itinérant circuit
Réf : E3K3
Hiking : a relatively accessible activity, hiking offers the opportunity to explore a country or a region up close, on foot, and to meet and mingle with the locals. On a traverse or loop, whatever your skill level, embark on one of our through-hikes to immerse yourself in the natural wonders of the great outdoors.

Level 2: An average of 4 to 5 hours of hiking per day on a well-marked hilly path or trail.

Level 3: An average of 4 to 5 hours of hiking per day on well-marked trails and/or 600 to 800 meters of vertical gain, and/or distances up to 15 kilometers.

Level 4: An average of 6 hours of hiking per day on well-marked trails or off trail, and/or 700 to 1000 meters of vertical gain, and/or distances of 15 to 18 kilometers.

Level 5: An average of more than 6 hours of hiking per day off trail or on rugged terrain, with more than 1000 meters of vertical gain (and/or distances up to 20 kilometers). Possibly sections at high altitude.

Level 6: An average of more than 7 to 8 hours of strenuous hiking per day off trail or on rugged terrain, with more than 1000 meters of vertical gain and/or distances up to 20 kilometers. Possibly sections at high altitude.

Mon Roadbook app: designed for the self-guided trips, "Mon Roadbook" travel assistant guides you throughout your journey via a mobile application to download on your smartphone.
Prices indicated are calculated based on a limited number of seats available or for a departure in over 2 months from today. Once all prereserved seats are filled, or for reservations with a departure in less than 2 months, we might have to acquire seats for a higher price (depending on availability at the moment the reservation is made), which might result in the application of a supplement that increases the closer we are to the departure date.

Our trip

  • A journey that takes you within reach of some of the most beautiful 4000 meter peaks in the Alps.

  • Full immersion into the local mountain cultures of the Valais and Aosta valleys.

  • An Mont Blanc Experience exclusive.

  • A first experience at high elevation, crossing over two glacial passes (Collon and Theodul) with a high-mountain guide.

  • Breathtaking views of the glaciers clinging to and tumbling down the north and south faces of the Matterhorn.

"Mon Roadbook" app is available for this trip.
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Along this fantastic high-altitude loop, marvel at so many stunning 3000m to 4000m peaks, walk through charming valleys whose lush green forests contrast with the glaciers and rocky terrain of Collon and Theodul passes. Enjoy circling the Matterhorn, "Cervino" in Italian, on a through hike that feels more like an expedition.

Your choice of lodging + Luggage transfer

Hostel From July to September

Without luggage transfer From 1300 €* Book / Enquire Devis
With luggage transfer From 1675 €* Book / Enquire Devis

Hostel and Hotel From July to September

Without luggage transfer From 1325 €* Book / Enquire Devis
With luggage transfer From 1565 €* Book / Enquire Devis

Are you looking for a singular experience with family, friends, colleagues, or a club, organized and led by one of our professional mountain guides?

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* Price based on 4-person group

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Tania S.
Traveler
Itinerary
I am keen to book this trip and would appreciate a phonecall discussion
Looking forward to hearing from you
Tania
  • Julien H. Julien H.'s photo
    Mont Blanc Experience Team
    Hi Tania,
    I will be happy to have a call to talk about all the details.
    We are available at normal office working hours in Paris Time zone (GMT +1)
    Alpines regards
    Julien

Itinerary

Pricing

Prices (incl. taxes) from july to september 2023

Hostel
Price per person
Without luggage transferWith luggage transfer
Single seasonSingle season
2 people1 shared room1600 €2325 €
3 people1 shared room1400 €1900 €
4 people1 shared room1300 €1675 €
5 people1 shared room1250 €1550 €
6 people1 shared room1225 €1450 €
  • Single season : From 01 July 2023 to 20 September 2023
Hostel and Hotel
Price per person
Without luggage transferWith luggage transfer
Single seasonSingle season
2 people1 shared room1625 €2250 €
3 people1 shared room1425 €1785 €
4 people1 shared room1325 €1565 €
5 people1 shared room1275 €1435 €
6 people1 shared room1225 €1350 €
  • Single season : From 01 July 2023 to 20 September 2023

Pricing

The price includes / does not include

The price includes
- Accommodations from Day 1 through Day 8.
- Breakfast from Day 2 through Day 8.
- Dinners from Day 1 through Day 7.
- IFMGA mountain guide services for Collon Pass crossing on day 4, and Theodul Glacier crossing on day 6 (1 guide for 8 people).
- Fees for organizing the trip.
- The roadbook (as well as a map and reservation vouchers for a group of 2 to 4 people).

The price does not include
- The transfer by train from Zermatt to Sankt-Niklaus.
- The lift ticket for the Sankt Niklaus-Jungu aerial tram (approximately 12 CHF).
- The transfer from Mayens de Cotter to Arolla via Les Haudières (approximately 10 CHF).
- The lift ticket for the Breuil-Cervina/Testa Grigia aerial tram (approximately 18 CHF).
- The lift ticket for the Trockener Steg/Schwarzee aerial tram (approximately 18 CHF).
- Cancellation/trip interruption/baggage loss insurance and assistance.
- Transfers to and from the start and end points.
- Anything that is not specifically indicated in the "The price includes" section.
- If you register less 15 days before the start of the trip, the additional "last-minute" fees to process your application in time.
- The optional "climbing the Breithorn (4164m)" on day 6.

Other expenses
- Any unplanned transfers.
- Lunches (picnics or meals at a hut along the way).
- Fees if a hut charges for showers.
- Admission to any monuments or sites of interest.
- Drinks and tips.

Currencies

Switzerland
Switerzland doesn't belong to Euro zone. The Swiss use their own currency, the Swiss Franc. The exchange rate is approximately 1 CHF = 0.9 EUR. Please check here for current rates.
Swiss shops and hotels may take euros (usually in bills only, and change in CHF), and usually offer an unfavorable exchange rate (for you). You are better off paying by credit/debit card or withdrawing cash from an ATM.
Italia
France and Italy are part of the Euro zone. You may find ATMs easily in the main cities and towns.
Better to have cash in the most remote areas to purchase extras (ex.: for drinks). Huts do not always accept credit cards.