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Aiguille du Midi, Hike in balcony and Mer de Glace

Alban Year round Mountain leader

Reach the summit of Aiguille du Midi for an extraordinary view, hike along a balcony trail with your guide in a magnificent mountain landscape, and explore the Mer de Glace, largest glacier in the French Alps.

From 2 to 10 people* *For more people, please contact us 8 hours Available in Spring, Summer, Autumn From 230 to 450 € per person * *Depending on the number of people Spoken languages: French, english, italian, german, spanish

What awaits you during this activity : Aiguille du Midi, Hike in balcony and Mer de Glace

An unforgettable experience awaits you in the heart of the mountains, accompanied by your guide! They will take you to the iconic Aiguille du Midi and the Mer de Glace after a breathtaking balcony hike.

You'll board the cable car that will transport you to the Aiguille du Midi, the emblematic summit towering over the Chamonix valley at 3,842 meters above sea level. Enjoy an incredible view like never before, gazing upon the majestic Mont Blanc and its massif! Your guide will lead you through the discovery of the peaks that enhance this 360° panorama of the entire Alps. Dive into the history of this challenging environment, closely intertwined with the stories of men and women on their conquest. It's a captivating journey into the past and the narrative of high mountains, set in this white kingdom.

Next, it will be time to descend to Plan de l'Aiguille, where the adventure continues. You'll walk in the footsteps of explorers and mountaineers during this approximately two-hour hike to Montenvers - Mer de Glace. Your guide will accompany you on this traverse, offering a unique experience in the heart of the mountains. Throughout your day at Aiguille du Midi, balcony hike, and Mer de Glace, you'll be in close proximity to majestic peaks such as the Grandes Jorasses and the Aiguille Verte. You'll be near the alpine glaciers, surrounded by breathtaking landscapes. Immerse yourself in the wild nature, discovering fascinating anecdotes about the local fauna and flora.
Along the way, you'll stop for a Savoyard picnic with a panoramic view of the surrounding Alpine peaks! This gourmet break will delight you with regional products, providing both pleasure and energy. Take a deep breath of fresh air and enjoy the tranquility of the mountains, allowing yourself a moment of pure rejuvenation and disconnection. Soon, you'll be enchanted by the breathtaking view of the largest glacier in the French Alps, the legendary Mer de Glace. Absorb the extraordinary atmosphere of this place and indulge in the captivating stories your guide will share. Discover the treasures hidden in the high mountain environment at the crystal gallery. Finally, embark on a journey back in time as you board the Montenvers cogwheel train, which will take you back to the center of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc.

Can you already picture it? This unique day, combining Aiguille du Midi, balcony hike, and Mer de Glace, will provide you with a memory you'll cherish for a long time!
Included
  • Train tickets
  • Cable Car tickets
  • Pic nic with locally sourced products
  • Mer de Glace guided visit with a private guide
  • Balcony hiking
  • Aiguille du Midi guided visit with a private guide
  • Private experience
Not included
  • Personal expenses
Warning
This program is subject to change depending on weather conditions. If so, we will contact you to let you know.

Your guide for this activity in the Alps : Alban

My playground: the mountains !
I have been passionate about my region and mountains for many years, I love to share my passion that is why I have become a guide. The first few minutes with Alban are relaxed, get to know each other moments that matter. Have a drink, discuss your expectations, and live the stories you'd love to tell. Almost anything is possible ... After a few hours with Alban you'll realize you can do it, yes you can.
« Year round Mountain leader » 

Our client's reviews for this activity in the Alps

5 / 5
Brian The 20.06.2024
Chamonix has been amazing. Great hike along the mountain today. Alban was an excellent guide!!!!
5 / 5
Joanne The 28.11.2019
Couldn't have dreamed of a better view of the Mont Blanc massif! Impressive panoramas all the way!

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Cancellation Policy


The following cancellation fees apply:  :



  • From reservation to 30 days prior to the activity: 25% of the total

  • From 29 to 15 days prior to the activity: 50% of the total

  • From 14 days prior to the day of the activity: 100% of the total


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All services are subject to weather conditions and authorizations. 1786 Experiences offers its clients its knowledge of the terrain and its network of professional partners. All the activities are supervised by professionals this in order to guarantee maximum safety and pleasure of the participants.

Safety


The Client is aware of the sometimes sporty nature of some of the proposed services. He/she agrees to comply with the advice and instructions given by the professionals in charge. The Client is forbidden to take any personal initiative in the context of the services that could jeopardize his/her safety, that of the other participants or that of the supervising professionals.

It will be up to the professional supervisor to decide on any modifications for safety reasons of our services for weather or mountain conditions, participants abilities or their technical skills. Our guides will decide to change the itinerary or mountain range for security and the best experience possible.

Failure to comply with safety instructions or to participate in a service without respecting the level of requirements may justify the exclusion of the client from the service. This exclusion decided for safety reasons will not determine any right to refund of the cost of the experience.


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In any case of force-majeure (unforeseeable, impossible conditions), 1786 Experiences cannot execute one or more services, the client will be reimbursed the amount of the cancelled service(s). The refund will be made no later than 30 days after the end of the stay.


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LThe price of the service does not include personal insurance. It is strongly recommended that the clients have a search & rescue insurance and a repatriation insurance valid for the service.


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