Panoramic Tours Chamonix - Aiguille du midi and Mer de Glace
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Chamonix, one of the most famous mountain villages at the foot of the remarkable and majestic Mont-Blanc, the highest peak of Europe (4807 m./15.771 ft). Thanks to your morning departure, you'll arrive in Chamonix before the busy crowds arrive. With your pre-ordered lift and train tickets, you will avoid the long queues thanks to our reserved gondola. You're free to spend your lunch in the village . In the afternoon, ride the famous red cogwheel train to the Sea of Ice glacier.
|Tour name||Panoramic Chamonix Aiguille du midi Mer de glace|
|Opening||Daily from May to September|
|Time||07:45 Rue françois Bonivard 8, 1201 Genève|
|Description||In 1924 Chamonix hosted the first Winter Olympic Games. Skiing was introduced in Chamonix at the end of the 19th century by Dr Payot. Nowadays, Chamonix is the most famous moutain village and Mont Blanc the highest mount of Europe.
In the morning, ride the Aiguille du Midi cable car, the highest in Europe, climb more than 2700m and enjoy the unique journey between the ground and the sky with year-round snow! On a clear day, you may even see Mattherhorn, the famous Swiss peak and icon of Switzerland – it’s even found on packages of delicious Toblerone chocolate. Thanks to your early departure, you can be the first one on the peak to enjoy The unique adventure: "Step into the Void" BREATHTAKING! A technological prowess with more than a thousand meters of emptyness beneath your feet inside this glass box.
For lunch, be free to eat on the top of the mountain or try the delicacies of the Savoy region. In the afternoon, board the little red cogwheel train to Glacier Mer de Glace.
It takes about twenty minutes to climb the 1,000 metres up to the Montenvers-Mer de Glace attraction. The track climbs the mountainside running through the forest, tunnels cut through the rock and over viaducts. You enter the realm of the high mountains, and round the last bend you'll feel the magic : you've arrived at your destination at the foot of the famous Mer de Glace glacier, at an altitude of 1,913m.
|Duration of circuit||9h30|
|Itinerary||A 90 minutes drive by motor-coach through the picturesque Arve Valley takes us from Geneva to Chamonix, at the foot of the remarkable and majestic Mont-Blanc, the highest peak of Europe (4807 m./15.771 ft). The Chamonix Mont Blanc valley is a wonderful natural resource. From higher up, experience some of the world´s most stunning alpine views.|
|Departure||Departure 07h45 Rue François Bonivard 8, 1201 Genève
Return 14h30* or 18h20
Departure 11h00* Rue François Bonivard 8, 1201 Genève
|Return point||Every day
14h30* Rue François Bonivard 8, 1201 Genève
18h20 Rue François Bonivard 8, 1201 Genève
18h35 GVA airport
|Guided tours||Audio commentary|
|Commentary||French / English|
|Important||You will be crossing the Franco-Swiss border The Passport is necessary !!! Visa whenever applicable|
|Children information||It is not allowed for children under 2 years old to ascend the cable car to the Aiguille du Midi
Children from 0 to 3 years, free of charge (Aiguille du Midi Cable-car not recommanded)
Children from 4 to 12 years old, child's fare
|FAQ||Itinerary: Geneva Chamonix by the motorway, approximately 50 minutes
Scenery: Perpetual snow all year round at the Aiguille du Midi
|Included||Transportation by bus
Cable car to the Aiguille du Midi
Train Montenvers to Mer de Glace
|Excluded||Lunch and Drinks|
|Options||Cable Car Aiguille du Midi (3842m) / Mer de Glace|