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See Chamonix-Mont Blanc in a Day

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    Approx. 9.5 hours

  • Start time

    08:30am

  • Meeting Point
    The tour starts from Bus Terminal (Place Dorcière).
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
  • Ending Point

    The tour ends at the starting point

Key Highlights

  • A magical day in the snow-topped Alps
  • A chance to ride the steepest cable car in the world
  • Enjoy spectacular views of the Swiss-French border, Arve Valley and Mont Blanc
  • An English-speaking driver guide will accompany you (other languages on demand)

Overview

Take this wonderful day trip  from Geneva to view the stunning Alpine scenery of the vast Mont Blanc mountain range.

As you pass through the delightful Arve Valley, keep your camera ready to capture breathtaking panoramas of the towering snow-capped peaks.

Stop at the famous winter resort of Chamonix-Mont Blanc, site of the first Winter Olympics in 1924.

Here you have the choice of some optional extras (payable direct). You could take the cable-car to the top of Aiguille de Midi (3842m), the steepest vertical ascent cable car in the world. Or take the small cable car to the Mer de Glace Glacier and see the ice grotto.

And if the mountain air makes you hungry there’s an option of lunch at an excellent restaurant (payable direct).

Inclusions

  • Transportation by an air-conditioned coach
  • English-speaking driver guide (other languages on demand)Audio Commentary for smaller group of less than 8 passengers

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Cable Car to Aiguille du Midi, (3842m): (Adult approx 59 CHF, Child approx 30 CHF)
  • Cable Car to Mer de Glace, Adult approx 40 CHF, Child approx 29 CHF
  • Three-course lunch: Adult approx 34 CHF, Child approx 17 CHF

Please note

You will be crossing the Franco-Swiss border so you must bring your passport, with the appropriate visa (if required)

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details

Children under 2 years old are not allowed on the cable car to the Aiguille du Midi.

Groups for less than 10 people will have driver guide from now.

Face masks are required, hand sanitizer are available on the bus. We have a strict cleaning protocol and the buses are regularly sanitized during the day. Customers should keep the same seat the whole day.

All tours are guaranteed in English, other languages on request only.

Itineraries are subject to change depending on the COVID situation.

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have

Customer Reviews

  • 4
    Very nice tour!
    11/02/2016 Yi Zhao, United States
  • 4
    very well organized one day trip
    04/17/2014 hazem m h elagha, United Arab Emirates
  • 4
    Nature at it's best!
    11/22/2013 Mridul Saboo, India

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