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Chamonix Sightseeing Tour from Geneva

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Genève, Switzerland
Chamonix Sightseeing Tour from Geneva

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icon10 hours  (approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
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Discover natural beauty and spectacular scenery around majestic Mont Blanc on this 10-hour Chamonix sightseeing tour from Geneva. Take the Aiguille du Midi cable car to the top of the French Alps with a guide and discover a world where the snow never fully melts. Take in panoramic views over surrounding peaks such as the mighty Matterhorn in Switzerland. Enjoy a delicious lunch in a local Chamonix restaurant. Then travel by traditional cogwheel railway up the steep mountainside to the Mer de Glace Glacier before returning to Geneva.
  • 10-hour sightseeing tour of Chamonix from Geneva
  • Enjoy a ride on the famous Aiguille du Midi cable car with a guide
  • Gaze out over famous Alpine peaks including the Matterhorn in Switzerland
  • Savor a traditional lunch in a local restaurant in Chamonix
  • Take the cogwheel railway to the Mer de Glace Glacier
  • Tour includes round-trip travel from Geneva
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Air-conditioned vehicle
Cable car of Aiguille du midi or Brévent
Mountrain Train to the glacier
Magnificient view on the Alps mountain
Free time for lunch
Place Dorcière , Pl. Dorcière, 1201 Genève, Switzerland

Next to the sign Keytours Excursion

8:30 AM
This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for child under 3
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • If an activity is close for maintenance or weather conditions, you will be offered alternatives but no refund
  • The operation of the Aiguille du Midi cable car and Mer de Glace train are both subject to local weather conditions on the day
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please note that if you take the Aiguille du Midi and Mer de Glace options, you will be provided with a multipass. Multipass which gives access to all the facilities of the Mont Blanc company. If you use this Multipass for a single activity, it will be considered by the Compagnie du Mont-Blanc as used and cannot be refunded if the other activities are closed. The Mont Blanc company offers alternative activities but does not authorize refunds of the multipass.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Swisstours Transport
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Beautiful scenery!
Cathy L
, Sep 2018
This is a wonderful tour, the only thing that would have made it better is if we could have gone to the top. Beware the 500 steps down to the glacier you have to climb back up but worth the trek down.
The ride wasn't too long, about 1...
, Sep 2017
The ride wasn't too long, about 1 1/2 hours. The guide was a bit grouchy but we ignored him. The town was so amazing and quaint. The lift to the top f Mont Blanc was scary. If you are afraid of heights you may want to think twice and the air was very thin! It was cold, icy and raining at the top so we didn't get to see much. The lunch was at the most adorable restaurant and we are still talking about it! Really loved it. The train ride was fun but again, if you are afraid of heights once you get up the hill on the train you may want to stay in the restaurant/store if you don't want to ride another lift down to the ice caves. Over 400 steps to climb up and down in the ice caves. All in all this was a pretty scary but fun adventure.
1 traveler found this review helpful
The views were spectacular and the...
, Sep 2017
The views were spectacular and the lunch was fine The guide was a waste of time, she was only a ticket collector!
Amazing experience, views, glaciars...
, Sep 2017
Amazing experience, views, glaciars, mountains, food...
Tour is very well organized. Guide...
, Apr 2017
Tour is very well organized. Guide Maria was very nice and professional. The weather was amazing blue sky with almost no winds. Beautiful landscape.
This was the highlight of our trip...
Keith K
, Sep 2016
This was the highlight of our trip to Europe. The tour guide was fantastic and very knowledgeable. Tickets are provided to you and then you're left to explore at your own leisure, which is very nice. We had the lunch included, which was at a nice restaurant in town and definitely exceeded my expectations. Highly recommend it!!!
1 traveler found this review helpful
Awesome trip and must see places...
, Aug 2016
Awesome trip and must see places Mont Blanc Cable car ride and Ice Clave , Ice mountains and Train to Gracia great experince. Mountains looks too attractive. The Guide Neil from Key tours explained very detailed about trip , attractions, timings to return and total time 10 Hours , Morning 8.30 Am started , returned at 6.45 PM . -Babul Reddy
Pauschalangebot viel zu teuer. Programm nicht eingehalten.
, Jun 2020
Wir haben die Pauschalreise für CHF 210 pro Person gebucht. Mitreisende haben nicht dieses Package, sondern die Busfahrt, die Luftseilbahn und die Fahrt zum Glacier de la Mer separat online gebucht für CHF 150 pro Person. Wir waren den ganzen Tag miteinander zusammen, ausser dass bei unserem Angebot ein Mittagessen enthalten war. Die grosse Preisdifferenz ist für uns nicht nachvollziehbar. Das Nachmittagsprogramm zum Glacier de la Mer fand nicht statt, weil Bahn geschlossen war. Mitteilung an uns erfolgte viel zu spät, erst um 14.30 Uhr! Als Entschädigung erhielten wir nur CHF 20 pro Person zurück, trotz Reklamationen unsererseits.
icon Response from Host , Jun 2020
Good morning, Thank you for your comment. You bought a package for the independant tour, the bus round trip, the cable car, the lunch and the mountain train. This means it's a multipass valid for all the activities. If you buy the cable and the train separately it's more expensive. The cable car is 80.- CHF and the train is 43.- CHF but if you buy them together it's 100.- CHF so if the train is close it's 100-80 = 20.- back. Because of the low frequentation they decided to close the train, there is nothing we could about it. We hope you still enjoyed the cable car ride as it has the best view on Chamonix. Best regards
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