Gran Paradiso Mont Blanc Hiking Trail

The Best of the Alps

DURATION
4 DAYS
DIFFICULTY
VERY
HARD
PRICE
€ 599

€ 599
Per Person, Min. 2 People
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Gran Paradiso Mont Blanc Hiking Trail

This hike is probably the most spectacular Trail you can imagine. Gran Paradiso Mont Blanc Trail is also well known as Alta via Number 2. This trail is not fit for beginners as has pretty hard stages and to hike for 4 days continuously in the Alps is not easy. But certainly rewarded. The Gran Paradiso National Park is the more ancient and the more spectacular National Park of Italy. Mont Blanc is the highest peak of the Alps and one of the most famous mountains of the entire World. The trek can be adapted in different ways and shortened a bit in case you need. Gran Paradiso is one of the sanctuaries of Wildlife and it is from here that the ibexes were saved from extinction and then moved all over to Swiss, Austrian and French Alps. Gran Paradiso to Mont Blanc Hiking Trail has the fantastic opportunity to live this trek as a trip. From one place to the other. Never coming back. Always forward, from valley to valley. From one Alps Giant, the Gran Paradiso with its 4061m to the highest brother the Mont Blanc that with its 4810 meters is towering Europe. This hike is crossing several high passes at around and more than 3000 meters and it is possible only between July(preferably in the second half) and the first week of September. You will cross all kind of alpine environment, from the forest to the high alpine meadows to the high mountain rock environment. And everything with the glaciers in the background. Alta Via Number 2 is also part of the incredible Tor the Geants, the ultra trail running competition held in every September in Aosta Valley. Gran Paradiso Mont Blanc Hiking trail can be also extended up to 8 Days. Just ask us if you want a longer hiking holidays this Alta Via number 2 of Aosta Valley is perfect for your hut to hut experience. Your Alpine dream is waiting for you with a local guide explaining you all the details of the territory and with the anecdotes of this amazing Natural Pearl of the World: the west Italian Alps. Gran Paradiso to Mont Blanc Hiking is waiting for you, in the Italian Alps!

Details

  • Overnight Staying Details
    3 nights in Shelter/Lodge
    Highest Poing
    Porta Pass (Colle della Porta) 3002m – 9850ft
    Setting
    Alpine meadows, Forests, Glaicers View, Alpine Lakes
    Special Features and Points of Interest
    Wildlife, Gran Paradiso and Mont Blanc Peak view
    Animals you may encounter
    Probable: Marmot, Ibex, Chamois – Possible: Eagle, Volture, Ermine and Fox
    Family
    Fit for very sporty children wtih some adjustments
  •  WHAT YOU NEED

    • Backpack (30-50 liters) – Rent Possible
    • Hiking Boots – Rent Possible
    • Light Sleeping bag – Rent Possible
    • 1 t-shirt per day
    • 1 fleece
    • 1 jacket against cold
    • 1 jacket against rain
    • 2 extra socks
    • 1 comfortable trouser
    • 1 shorts
    • 1 water bottle
    • Hat and gloves
    • Suncream
    • Sun glasses
    • Spirit of Adventure!

    THE COST INCLUDES

    • Hiking Guide
    • Trasportation from Torino till the Mountain area and back (free service)
    • Overnight staying (directly to the shelter)
    • One meal per day (home made dinner at unguarded huts)
    • Suggestions for the organization of your trip (free service)

     WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED

    • Other Meals
    • Air ticket till Torino
    • Health Insurance

     POSSIBLE EXTENSIONS AND CHANGES

    In all Trekking Alps hikes there is a high degree of flexibility. Difficulty and duration of the hike can be changed and accomodation in bed and breakfast or hotel can be arranged. Just write an email at info@trekking-alps.com or write us a WhatsApp at +393386608548
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    Elevation up: 1500m Elevation down: 1100m
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    Elevation up: 300m Elevation down: 1300m
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