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Swiss walking holiday for the experienced walker, travel through high mountains and low valley accommodations on this challenging but self-guided and rewarding trek at your own pace.

Price:

From £1100pp based on twin sharing

Duration: 9 Days
Departures: Various departures from July to September
Start point: Arolla
End point: Zermatt
 

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Walk The Haute Route | 9 Days

Trip Highlights:

- Swiss Walking Holiday for the Experienced Walker
- Challenging Alpine Trekking
- A Classic Itinerary Making an Ideal Walking Holiday
- High Mountain and Low Valley Accommodations

The scenic Swiss canton of Valais is one of the most magnificent mountain regions in Europe. It is an alpine network of valleys that lead off into beautiful and little-visited areas, some of which rarely see a tourist. Our Swiss Valais trek, following part of the well-known Haute Route, visits these remote districts, where the walking is of true alpine character and where charming villages lie in lush, green meadows, dominated by rugged and dramatic mountain scenery.

This trip is ‘Challenging’, and is a trek, which involves much daily uphill and downhill walking. It is only suitable for fit walkers who can readily manage days with more than 1000m/3300 feet ascent and descent in a day. Those in good physical condition, who take regular exercise and who have recent hill-walking experience, will find this a trip whose exciting challenges are equally matched by its rewards.

What price includes

 
  • 8 breakfasts, 5 dinners
  • 7 nights in 2-3 star hotels & 1 night in mountain refuge
  • Luggage transfers
  • Route notes and maps
  • Emergency hotline
 

Location

 

Plan your journey by train

Meeting point:
Meet at your accommodation in Arolla

Nearest train station to meeting point:
Geneva

Transfer to meeting point:
Guests make their own way to meeting point

How to get there:
Train from London to Arolla via Lausanne

 
Plan your journey by train to Arolla
 

Plan your journey by train

Finish point:
Finish at your accommodation in Zermatt

Nearest train station to finish point:
Zermatt

Transfer to finish point:
Guests make their own way to station

How to get back:
Trsin from Zermatt to London via Lausanne