Hike-Crossing of Valais – Nendaz-Grimentz – group stay

CHF 1'340.00

Description

Magnificent high-road route through unique landscapes, a mineral world and wildlife! During this crossing of the Valais Alps, no less than 4 Valleys will be revealed to you, as well as 3 dams, including the highest in Europe, the Dixence!

  • Main activity: TREKKING
  • Location: NENDAZGRIMENTZ
  • Duration: 4 DAYS
  • For whom: SPORTS
  • Comfort: CHARM & SPA
  • Category: COLLECTIVE STAY

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YOUR ADVANTAGES

  • A mid-mountain guide available throughout the stay
  • Small group from 6 to 8 people
  • Comfort & authenticity with a selection of charming accommodation, including 1 night in a refuge
  • Local products, wine and Valais specialties.
  • Lightweight bags thanks to logistical assistance.
  • All inclusive

INCLUDED

  • 2 nights with half board in superior double rooms
  • 1 night with half board in a mountain refuge
  • 4 days with your guide in mid-mountain
  • Picnic for 3 days of hiking + some energy bars
  • Taxi or transfers
  • Baggage taxi
  • 2 aperitifs with tasting of local products and 1 welcome aperitif the day before or coffee / croissants on the morning of departure
  • 1st night option: 1 night in Nendaz in a 4 * hotel & spa, at the 4 Vallées hotel

ON DEMAND

  • Taxi organization from the nearest train station or airport
  • Night at the 4 Vallées hotel in Nendaz, the last day
  • Supplement for single room (CHF 100.-)
  • Possibility of extending the trek to Saas-Fee

NOT INCLUDED

  • Your hiking equipment (see material list)
  • Drinks, unless stated in the package
  • Picnic on the 1st day
  • Insurance (cancellation, rescue, repatriation, accidents …)

PROGRAM

D1 Nendaz – Siviez – Cabane de Prafleuri

This stage of the trekking will allow you to pass from the Val de Nendaz at the Val des Dix. It starts in Siviez, which you will reach by taxi, with a brief climb to the Novelly chairlift. You will start your walk quietly on the flat, along a panoramic route on an old bisse, which overlooks Siviez and the Cleuson dam. Then your path will take you through a mineral universe, almost lunar, with a possible swim in the small frozen lake of the Grand-Désert. The final ascent of the Col de Prafleuri will allow you to reach the neighboring valley, and finally your mountain refuge.

Included

  • 1 night with half board in a mountain refuge
  • Picnic for the next day
  • Lift pass for the chairlift
  • Transfer to Siviez
  • Luggage transport from Nendaz to Arolla (you do not collect your belongings for this 1st night)

D2 Cabane de Prafleuri – Arolla

From your refuge, you will have to pass a small pass that will take you towards from the Dixence lake that you will follow by a pleasant path. You will then climb in an increasingly mineral universe to reach the Riedmatten pass which separates the 2 valleys and will allow you to enjoy a magnificent landscape on the surrounding mountains. During the descent, you will gradually regain contact with the plant world, especially through the splendid forest of arolla which has given its name to Arolla. Welcome to the Val d’Hérens.

Included

  • 1 night in a superior double room in a 3 * hotel
  • Buffet breakfast with fresh products
  • 3-course evening meal
  • Picnic for the next day
  • Welcome aperitif & local products

D3 Arolla – Evolène or The wise

In complete contrast to your first 2 stages, the heights give way to pastures. First of all, the arole will accompany you during the start of this hike. After that, the trail will take you to “Lac Bleu”, a magical place ideal for a break. Then it will take you through the Etoile and Niva pastures, above Evolène, in which you may have the chance to meet the famous wrestling cows of the Val d’Hérens. You will also enjoy a splendid panorama on the Dent-Blanche and the Matterhorn, the most famous mountains of Valais.

In addition, your guide can also inform you about the fascinating geological characteristics of the place, from the African plate to the European one.

Remember to take a swimsuit for the hamam available in your hotel.

Included

  • Night in a superior double room, half board
  • Picnic for the next day
  • Transfer of your luggage

D4 La Sage – Grimentz

For this last stage of your crossing, you will start a long climb through the pastures of the Val d’Hérens, to the Col du Torrent which separates the Val d’Hérens from the Val d’Anniviers where you can enjoy a bird’s eye view. on the Moiry dam. The descent path will take you to the edge of the superb Lac des Autannes, with a magnificent view over the 4000m of the Valley. You will end your day along the Moiry dam, or even further away in the charming resort of Grimentz for the more courageous and trained.

Included

  • Transfer from Grimentz (or Moiry dam) to Nendaz
  • Transport of your luggage from Evolène
  • Aperitif and board with your guide at the end of the hike

On demand

  • Reservation of the first and / or last night in your 4 * hotel in Nendaz
  • Supplement of CHF 100.- for a single room (2 nights)

Useful Information

Collective stay & registrations

  • Registrations must be made at the latest June 29, 2021
  • The stay will take place only from 6 participants. In the event of insufficient participation, the course may take place if the participants so wish, subject to an increase in the price.
  • Your registration will be refunded at 100%, free of charge, if the stay cannot take place due to the lack of participants.

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Your mountain guide

  • Anita Stadelmann, passionate about skiing, hiking and mountain biking with many years of experience, will accompany you for this hike.
  • An aperitif-briefing around 6 p.m. the day before your departure with your mountain guide (or even the morning of the coffee / croissants departure). The latter or Rock up will also contact you the day before your arrival in Vex, in order to check with you the last details and confirm the meeting place and time.

Prerequisites

  • Good physical condition is necessary. Indeed, you must be able to walk for 4 days with a small bag, around 6 hours and 1000 to 1500 m of elevation / day
  • The habit of hiking in the mountains is a plus.
  • See the list of useful equipment
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