switzerland-self-guided-hiking-haute-route

Self-guided

Hiking

lvl. 4
Guest house with rooms
Réf : E3P7
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

  • One of the must-do through hikes of the European Alps!

  • Spend a full day hiking in Zermatt at the foot of the legendary Matterhorn.

  • Access to the trailhead made easy via Martigny (Switzerland)

  • "Mon Roadbook" mobile application available for this tour.

Enjoy this prestigious hut to hut hike. This "green" and moderate version of the glacier high route between Chamonix and Zermatt leads through forests and alpine meadows to the high passes linking the range's typical and authentic mountain valleys. With one spectacular vista after another, savor this serene approach to one of the most sought after journeys through the Alps.

Your choice of lodging + Luggage transfers

Guest house with rooms From July to September

With luggage transfers From 885 € * Book / Enquire Devis
Without luggage transfers From 885 € * 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?

Travel with a guide

* Price based on 4-person group

Itinerary

Pricing

Prices from july to september 2020

Guest house with rooms
Price per person
Without luggage transfersWith luggage transfers
Single seasonSingle season
2 people
1 shared room
965 €1525 €
3 people
1 shared room
960 €1335 €
4 people
1 shared room
955 €1235 €
5 people
1 shared room
950 €1180 €
6 people
1 shared room
950 €1140 €
  • Single season : From 01 Jul 2020 through 20 Sep 2020

Prices from july to september 2021

Guest house with rooms
Price per person
Without luggage transfersWith luggage transfers
Single seasonSingle season
2 people
1 shared room
1115 €1115 €
3 people
1 shared room
965 €965 €
4 people
1 shared room
885 €885 €
5 people
1 shared room
840 €840 €
6 people
1 shared room
805 €805 €
  • Single season : From 01 Jul 2021 through 20 Sep 2021

Prices from july to september 2022 - Prices for this year are being calculated, amounts shown are an estimation

Guest house with rooms
Price per person
Without luggage transfers
Single season
2 people
1 shared room
1115 €
3 people
1 shared room
965 €
4 people
1 shared room
885 €
5 people
1 shared room
840 €
6 people
1 shared room
805 €
  • Single season : From 01 Jul 2022 through 20 Sep 2022

Pricing

The price includes / does not include

The price includes
- Accommodations as described - 7 nights: 2 nights in dormitory, 2 nights in guest-houses, 3 nights in hotels
- Meals: 7 breakfasts, 5 dinners.
- Transporting your bags if you choose this option (not available day 2 and 3)
- The roadbook (as well as maps and reservation vouchers) for a 4 persons group.
- Emergency hotline 24/7
- Access to the new mobile phone application (including GPS guidance).

The price does not include
- Transportation to the meeting point at the start of the trip and from the point where the trip officially ends.
- Dinner Day 1 in Martigny and Day 7 in Zermatt
- Pack lunches
- Shower in those huts that charge a fee.
- Drinks, tips and personal expenses
- Insurance for trip cancellation/interruption, lost/stolen baggage, or assistance.
- Everything not described as "included".

Other expenses
- Lunches: at grocery stores or huts for your picnic lunches (about CHF10-CHF15 per lunch)
- Public transportation and chairlifts during the tour.
Day 5:
optional bus Lac de Moiry to Zinal: CHF 8
Day 7:
Jungu cable car: CHF 12
Day 7: train Saint-Niklaus to Zermat: CHF 12,50

Currencies

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.