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(Walker's Haute Route) The Matterhorn (Tour du Mont Blanc) From Col de la Seigne (Alta Via 1) At Rifugio Nuvolau (Walker's Haute Route) In the Val de Bagnes (Tour du Mont Blanc) Chamonix from the South

Guided walking holidays
Our 2017 programme in the Alps

Our 2017 season in the Alps runs from 1 July to 17 September, but some routes start later in July to guard against Spring snow. We offer scheduled guided dates open to all, plus the possibility of private trips on the dates you choose.

Guided walking holiday
Cross the Austrian Tyrol from St. Johann to St. Anton via Innsbruck: the Eagle's Way
Austrian Tyrol
19 stages
Alpine Pass Route Central
Guided walking holiday
New for 2017 Successive cols across the Bernese Oberland make for tough, rewarding days
Swiss Bernese Oberland
7 stages
What does guided mean?
Your trip is led by our International Mountain Leaders: our highly experienced guides who are such good company in the hills. Join a scheduled trip, or come as a private group on your choice of dates.

Guided or self-guided?
A weekend in the Alps?
Some of our guided walking holidays can be made into long weekends. Short trips to the Alps are a real possibility with the right planning. Please see each holiday's page and ask us for more details.

About our walking holidays (FAQs)
Alta Via 1
Guided walking holiday
Complete this trek of many huts in the sunny Italian mountains, from Dobbiaco to Belluno
Italian Dolomites
10 stages
Julian Alps Traverse
Guided walking holiday
Cross the Julian Alps of Slovenia from Kranjska Gora in the North to Bohinj in the South
Slovenian Julian Alps
5 stages
Tour du Mont Blanc
Guided walking holiday
Stay in welcoming hotels, auberges and huts on your TMB trek - a real taste of Alpine life
French Haute Savoie, Italian Aosta, Swiss Valais . 11 stages
Tour du Mont Blanc North
Guided walking holiday
Trek for one week around the Northern half of the Tour du Mont Blanc, from Courmayeur to Chamonix
French Haute Savoie, Italian Aosta, Swiss Valais . 6 stages
Tour du Mont Blanc South
Guided walking holiday
Start the famous TMB and trek from France to Italy, staying in a mix of huts and hotels
French Haute Savoie and Italian Aosta . 5 stages, part of the TMB
Walker's Haute Route
Guided walking holiday
Walk from Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn, a wild and tough trek, under expert guidance from an IML
French Haute Savoie and Swiss Valais . 13 stages
Walker's Haute Route Express
Guided walking holiday
A quicker coverage of the Chamonix to Zermatt route; Swiss Alpine trekking at its finest
French Haute Savoie and Swiss Valais . 10 stages, part of HRT
Join a group, or bring your own
Our guided walking holidays offer scheduled departures open to all, whether solo travellers, couples or small groups of family or friends. If you prefer, we can run a private trip on dates you choose.

About our walking holidays (FAQs)
Zillertal Weekend
Guided walking holiday
A short trek from Mayrhofen in Austria to the Italian border; glacial views and sweet huts
Austrian Tyrol
3 stages

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Alpine Exploratory provides a uniquely detailed and up-to-date coverage of trekking routes in the Alps and the UK. This knowledge lets us book superb holidays for our enthusiastic trekkers.

We are a small team based in Edinburgh in the UK. 2016 will be our 12th Summer in the Alps and the 10th on our UK routes.

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