Discovering the iconic Chamonix : the essentials!
Guided Tour of the town of Chamonix -
Wine and Cheese Tasting of locally sourced products -
the Aiguille du Midi -
Lunch of Local specialities (except drinks) -
the Mer de Glace
Night in a 4* Hotel in Half Board

Visit the essentials of Chamonix in 2 days

Chamonix: At the summit of your adventures!

Iconic and authentic: the Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Valley is a reflection of the nature that surrounds it. Drawn towards the sky by its legendary peaks and massifs, bordered by its river and famous glaciers, the Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Valley is the natural cradle of incredible adventures. It is here that pioneers set out to conquer the summits and write the history of the mountains and mountaineering. The Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Valley reinvents itself every day and invites you to live your own adventure.

An emblematic destination with worldwide renown, its name resonates in the hearts of all mountain and adventure lovers. Whether you seek to surpass yourself or to recharge your batteries, the Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Valley and its multiple facets will meet your expectations to make your stay unforgettable. Alpine performance, romantic contemplation, personal escape... An extraordinary experience awaits you at the foot of the Mont Blanc!

Day 1 - Guided Visit of Chamonix with Wine and Cheese tasting

Upon your arrival in Chamonix, you will meet your knowledgeable and passionate private local guide, who will interest you with her stories.

During your guided tour of Chamonix, delve into its legendary history. Renowned for its alpine exploits, Chamonix has been the starting point for numerous historic expeditions, including the first ascent of Mont Blanc in 1786. Discover the heroes of this saga depicted on a mural. Chamonix, dubbed the "World Capital of Mountaineering," is also a popular destination for skiing in winter and hiking in summer.

You will continue your exploration of Chamonix and its region with a more gastronomic approach, through a private tasting of wines and cheeses from Savoie. You will be transported by the harmonious pairings highlighting the different grape varieties and local cheeses from a rich terroir.

You will be accommodated in a comfortable 4-star hotel, within walking distance from the city center, on a half-board basis.

Day 2 - Discovering the must-do Treasures : Aiguille du Midi and Mer de Glace

Discover the must-sees of Chamonix: the Aiguille du Midi and the Mer de Glace!

You will meet your private guide at the departure point of the Aiguille du Midi cable car for a breathtaking ascent to 3,842 meters above sea level. Once at the top, you will enjoy a 360-degree panoramic view of the Swiss, French, and Italian Alps. The legendary peaks of Mont Blanc, the Matterhorn, the Grandes Jorasses, and the Dent du Géant will unfold before you. Your guide will accompany you in exploring these stunning landscapes, amidst captivating vastness. With their sharp knowledge and the sharing of numerous anecdotes, this extensive mountain range will hold no secrets for you anymore! In every season, this experience will provide nature and mountain lovers with rare emotions.

You can also experience the "Step into the Void" for its thrills.

Once back in Chamonix, you will enjoy a Savoyard lunch at a typical restaurant with your guide, then set off to discover the Mer de Glace by taking the Montenvers Rack Railway. The Mer de Glace is the largest glacier in the French Alps. Throughout this ascent, you will enjoy  panoramic views of the Chamonix valley. The renowned peaks of the Drus and the Grandes Jorasses will surround you. You will also immerse yourself in captivating tales of climbers who have undertaken crazy challenges in this environment, and, depending on availability, you may discover the Ice Cave, curved out of what is left of the glacier. 


Aiguille du Midi
Mer de Glace
Wine and Cheese tasting
Cable car Aiguille du Midi
Glacier des Bossons
Suggested duration
2 days / 1 night
Budget estimated
Approximately 1,500 euros per person based on 2 people

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Main Information

This package includes

  • A guided tour of Chamonix
  • A tasting of local wines and cheeses
  • One night in a 4-star hotel with half-board
  • Visit to the Aiguille du Midi (Guide and cable car tickets included)
  • Savoyard lunch (Savoyard menu, excluding drinks)
  • Visit to the Mer de Glace (Guide and train tickets included)
  • All experiences are private

Not included


  • Personal expenses
  • Beverages during meals

Additional Information:

This program is subject to change depending on weather conditions and the availability of our suppliers. The feasibility of this program is subject to availability. This program is customizable according to your preferences.

Optional Extras:

Transfers: Upon your arrival in the Alps, we take care of your transfer from the airport to your accommodation. Whether you arrive in Geneva, Lyon, or Turin, our drivers will be there to welcome you with a smile and take you to your destination safely. Activities: For a unique and off-the-beaten-path experience in the Mont Blanc Alps, ranging from one hour to a full day, we offer you the opportunity to live unforgettable experiences and discover unique places during your mountain stay: guided tours, cruises, cooking classes, private tastings, paragliding baptisms, and more.


Always available and flexible, they adapt to all our requests, even to our last-minute setbacks and contingencies. The 1786 agency is a reliable and solid partner we can count on in all circumstances


I used the services of 1786 Experiences for a group of 27 people who were able to discover the center of Annecy during a Food Tour on 09/30/2023. The group was delighted, the 3 guides were highly appreciated, and the tastings were of high quality. A perfect experience! I highly recommend them.


Perfect organization without any issues. The creation of a WhatsApp group with all participants is highly appreciated.


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