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Winter adventure holidays 7 days

7 days of different winter adventures.

A 7-day introduction to the wide variety of winter sports possible in Chamonix, a wonderful part of the French Alps.

Cross country skiing in Chamonix
Cross-country skiing

The normal weather in March is blue skies, cold at night (down to -10°C), but warm in full sunshine. We could even be skiing and skating in t-shirts.

Bring clothing as listed for winter. Rental of all specialised equipment is included in the price.

Dog sledding in Chamonix
Dog sledding
Paragliding in Chamonix, France
Aimed at people who have yet to try a winter sport this is an ideal introduction to the wide range of winter options.

Even our "rest day" on day 4 is action-packed. The view from the Aiguille du Midi in Chamonix is one of the world's top attractions.
Skiing in Chamonix
Skiing fun
Our 3-star Chamonix hotel base is in the quieter village of Argentiere and has sauna, a gym and a pool so you can relax in luxury.
It's a popular base for winter sports in Chamonix:
The Hotel Grands Montets.

Itinerary - difficulty grade B

Adventure holidays in Chamonix

A high-quality, action-packed Chamonix adventure holiday with 2 or 3 activities each day but always with the emphasis on tasting and enjoyment, this does not require decathalon-level fitness !

Day 4 is a relaxing day with saunas, turkish baths and massages all provided to invigorate you for the final days.

Day 6 offers a paraglider flight (the World Championships are held here each year) or you can spend more time on your prefered activity, the choice and freedom are yours.

If there are particular sports which you really do not wish to try we will always suggest other interesting options. There is nothing here you HAVE to do - you're on holiday.

Excellent, professional instruction, high quality equipment,
cable-car tickets and entrance fees are ALL included in the price.

Mt Blanc in France

your adventure itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Geneva Airport - transfer to your hotel (approx 1hr) - sightseeing in this world-famous centre of winter sports (pm) and briefing with hot wine and traditional food.
Day 2 Snowshoeing through the valley forests (am) followed by Igloo building (pm). In the evening we visit the local climbing wall for you to try your hand (!) at this popular sport.
Day 3 Skiing or snowboarding or both, all day. .. .and then a moonlight walk to a mountain restaurant for our evening meal.
Day 4 Up the Aiguille du Midi (3,842m) by cable car followed by a train ride - the "Mont Blanc Express" - to Switzerland for thermal baths, a sauna and a welcome massage.
Day 5 Cross Country skiing (am), ice skating (pm). In the evening you can relax or watch an ice-hockey match as the local team play
Day 6 Dog sledding with your own dog team (am).
Paragliding or continue any previous activity (pm). This is followed by a surprise voyage through the forests to a typical mountain restaurant.
Day 7 Last minute shopping before the morning transfer to Geneva airport.
Each activitiy is led by a fully-qualified instructor to give you the best possible assistance.
a dog in Chamonix, france This is a taster week to familiarise you with this magnificent area of the Alps and it's huge range of winter sport options.

Why not stay on for a few days or a full week and do some more skiing or other activities? We can help you plan this.
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Snowshoeing in Chamonix, France
snowshoe fun
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Hotel Grands Montets
climbing in Chamonix. climbing wall

This is a sample itinerary, the actual itinerary will always be of the same quality but may vary depending on factors like the weather, mechanical breakdowns of lift systems and the wishes of clients.
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Based on:
2 people sharing a double room in a 3* hotel in the Chamonix Valley (6 nights).
A single room supplement of about £150, $220 is no problem if you prefer this.

What is included:
Airport transfers, 3* bed and breakfast (nights 1-6 inc), lunches (days 2-6), all evening meals, all cable cars and lifts, all technical equipment (e.g. boots and skis, snowshoes etc), instruction by fully qualified, english speaking instructors for each activity, valley transport each day and evening, all entrance fees. And a soothing massage.

What is NOT included:
Lunches on travelling days (days 1 & 7), all alcoholic drinks, insurance, any medical costs, postcards and presents.

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