Trekking Among the three giants

This Itinerary will take us near the highest and most famous mountains in the western Alps: Monte Rosa, the matterhorn and the mont blanc 

day 1  Verres : Meet at local B&B- dinner, breakfast and bag lunch. 

day 2 Rifugio Grand Tournalin: Bus ride to starting point. Trek to the rifugio. Dinner, breakfast, and lunch bag. (4.5 miles - elevation gain of about 2900 feet) 

day 3  Cervinia: Cross Col di Nannaz, trek along the border with Switzerland with beautiful view of the Mont Rosa massif and the Matterhorn. Very comfortable hotel with dinner, breakfast and lunch bag. (7.5 miles - elevation gain of about 500 feet) 

day 4 Cignana: With the Matterhorn behind us we trek to Cignana Lake. Dinner, breakfast and lunch bag. (6.8 miles - elevation gain of about 2000 feet)  

day 5 Aosta: Hike down to the valley, taxi to Aosta. Afternoon free to explore the town with all its history. Boutique hotel in the heart of the old town. Breakfast and lunch bag.   Dinner on your own. 

day 6 Rifugio Frassati: Trek the Grand St. Bernard valley bordering Switzerland to Frassati. Dinner, breakfast and lunch bag. (5 miles - elevation gain of about 2000 feet)  

day 7 Courmayeur: Hike through the very narrow Col Malatra to the majestic view of the Mont Blanc. Very comfortable hotel with breakfast. Dinner on your own. (6.5 miles - after gaining 1,240 feet we descend 4,000 feet) 

day 8 Departure  

Trips include: 

·     All lodging hotels, B&B’s and rifugios 

·     All Meals except 2 dinners 

·     All In-Valley transportation. 

Excluded: 

·     Drinks 

·     2 dinners 

·     Airfare 

·     Transportation to the Valley (Can be arranged)