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A Classic Alpine trekking holiday around Switzerland`s highest peak, walking across the Teodulo Pass, the atmospheric Guglielmina Alpine Refuge, stunning Swiss Alps scenery. Simply one of Europe`s finest trekking holidays!

Price:

£1295

Duration: 11 days (land only)
Departures: Various Thursday departures from July to September
Start point: Saas Grund (nr Saas Fee)
End point: Saas Grund (nr Saas Fee)
 

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Tour de Monte Rosa Trek

A classic walking holiday adventure trekking around Monte Rosa in the Swiss Alps. One of the finest long-distance trekking opportunities in alpine Europe is the walking circuit of the huge, many-summitted massif of Monte Rosa (4634m/15200ft) in the Swiss Alps. Starting out from the scenic alpine village of Saas Fee, we walk in a clockwise direction, crossing from Switzerland then trekking into Italy and then back again. This undiscovered gem of a walking route around Monte Rosa keeps to the high ground as much as possible, close up beneath towering Alpine peaks, crossing airy passes and encountering snowfields and even walking over glaciers. En route, there are mesmerising views of many of the big peaks of the Alps, such as the Dom (4545m/14900ft), Weisshorn (4596m/14770ft) and particularly memorable Matterhorn (4478m/14680ft). This generally overlooked area is pure Alpine magic and a trekking paradise, with its steep forested valleys, crown of impressive snow-capped peaks and high meadows. We follow good walking trails throughout and enjoy either comfortable mountain hut or hotel accommodation, including one night in the famous alpine town of Zermatt.

What price includes

 
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • 5 nights hotel accommodation
  • 5 nights mountain refuge or gite accommodation
  • 9 days trekking
  • All meals included
 

Location

 

Plan your journey by train

Meeting point:
Group hotel in Saas Grund (details of group hotel confirmed with final joining instructions).

Nearest train station to meeting point:
Visp (nearest main railway station)

Transfer to meeting point:
Guests make their own way to meeting point
Take the train from Geneva to Visp. It is then possible to take the local train to Saas Grund or the Post Bus.

How to get there:
Train from London to Visp (via Geneva), and onto Saas Grund.

 
Plan your journey by train to Visp (via Geneva)
 

Plan your journey by train

Finish point:
Group hotel in Saas Grund

Nearest train station to finish point:
Visp - nearest main station.

Transfer to finish point:
Guests make their own way to station
Clients take the local train or bus from Saas Grund to Visp for train to Geneva.

How to get back:
Train from Visp to London (via Geneva)

 
Plan your return train journey from Visp (via Geneva)