Chamonix Family Alpine Adventure
France, Family, 8 days - from £995 (land only) - from €1,195 (land only) - from $1,640 (land only)
Day 1: Rendezvous in Argentiere. KE Family Land Only package services begin with evening briefing and dinner. Overnight at our chalet style accommodation, Yeti Lodge.
Day 2: Today we take the Flegere cable car and follow the Panorama Trail to Lac Blanc, one of the most beautiful walks in the world! Today's walk can be adapted to be longer or shorter depending on ages of the children in the group. Overnight at Yeti Lodge.
Day 3: In the morning, we take the cable car ride to the Aiguille du Midi for spectacular views of the Alps. In the afternoon there is the choice of exciting 'hydrospeed' swimming or white water rafting on the Arve River that flows through Chamonix Valley.
Day 4: A day trip to Switzerland, as we walk across the border from Vallorcine, the valley of bears. Our walk takes us up to a traditional mountain refuge from where we can enjoy spectacular views of the Alps. After lunch we take the balcony trail to Lac d'Emosson. We return to Yeti Lodge for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 5: This morning there will be an exciting canyoning trip. For those who want to stay dry, there is the chance to try rock climbing. Lunch will be in a Chamonix cafe, and the afternoon is free for exploration. Choose to relax or enjoy an optional activity - there's lots to choose from! Visit the ice grotto at the Mer de Glace or ride the Chamonix luge. Dinner and overnight at Yeti Lodge.
Day 6: Today is the start of a 2 day adventure following part of the 'Tour du Mont Blanc' trail. Taking the cable car from Les Houches, we cross the Bionnassay Glacier and head up to the Col de Tricot (2120m). Tonight we stay in a mountain hut, enjoying montagnard hospitality and homely food.
Day 7: After breakfast in the mountain hut, we walk down through the forest to Les Contamines. We visit the Adventure Park for some "high life" fun on the high ropes course before returning to the lodge for a celebratory final dinner.
Day 8: KE Family Land Only package services end after breakfast.