Off the beaten path week-end at the Mer de Glace

2 Days / 1 Night

Highlights of the trip

A truly priviledged adventure, so far off the beaten track

Enjoy the Mer de Glace when nature’s calm and tranquility take back its rights

One night in an authentic mountain refuge which has welcomed climbing teams since 1880

Number of participants

For a couple or a group of friends.

Exclusive experience

All year round.


250 € per person for a couple.

My trip
Refuge de la Mer de Glace
Refuge du Montenvers Mer de Glace
Refuge du Montenvers Mer de Glace

The most famous man and women mountaineers, always looking to get closer to the stars, have found refuge in this historical venue. The impressive summits that seem to touch the sky, give the impression to preserve the fragile nature below and especially watch over the fantastic but frangible « sea of ice ».


A remarkable job was done for the clientele outstanding comfort, good food and drink which in enhances the feel of a truly priviledged adventure, so far off the beaten track. Contemplating the view while having a tea, drinks before dinner in front of a fire and enjoy dinner with a nice glass of wine.

Day 1&2
Discovering "la Mer de Glace"
Day 1&2
Discovering "la Mer de Glace"

The Mer de Glace or 'Sea of Ice' is one of the most well-known glaciers in the Alps. Its source starts at around 3700m and flows down towards Chamonix.


Departing from Chamonix, jump on a famous rack and pinion railway that brings you to the Montenvers site at 1913 m.


Enjoy an imposing panorama of the Mer de Glace glacier and the surrounding summits.

To extend your stay
Best of experiences in Chamonix
To extend your stay
Best of experiences in Chamonix

Chamonix, a destination suitable for everyone, no matter what your area of expertise is! In addition to the traditional winter and summer sports, there are also unusual activities, places to relax and monuments that you can discover.


Electric mountain bike in front of the Mont Blanc



Aiguille du Midi and Mer de Glace discovery day



Mythical Aiguille du Midi - Half day



Become a Chef for an afternoon



Valais and Vaud Wines from Chamonix



Climbing Experience in Chamonix 



Snowshoe hiking in a Winter Wonderland



Enigmatorium "Mont Blanc" 


Details of your trip


  • One night in a double room with breakfast
  • Welcome drink
  • Dinner – without drinks
  • Train tickets to the Mer de Glace


Not included

  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
  • Insurance


Terms of payment

Your tailor designed trip, a tour is confirmed when we have received the first payment, 30% of the total cost of the trip. Full payment is required one month before your departure date. If your trip, a tour is less than one month from your departure date then we require payment in full.  


Cancellation terms

A cancellation fee will be charged as follows:

  • confirmation, more than 30 days before departure: 60 € per person
  • 30 to 22 days before departure: 25% of the total price (min 60 €)
  • 21 to 8 days before departure: 50% of the total price (min 60 €)
  • 7 to 3 days before departure: 75% of the total price (min 60 €)
  • Less than 3 days before departure and after departure: 100% of the total amount.


Our specialist services of the Alps Mont Blanc



  • Transfers - As soon as you arrive in the Alps, we take care of your transfer from the airport to your place of stay. Whether you arrive in Geneva, Lyon or Turin, our drivers will be there to welcome you with their biggest smile and drive you safely to your destination.


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  • Activities - For an unusual activity off the beaten track in Alpes Mont Blanc, from one hour to one day, we offer you to live experiences and discover unique places during your stay in the mountains: private guided visits, boat cruises, cooking classes, private wine tasting, paragliding, almost anything under the sun …


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Important information

As this program is custom designed it is subject to change to better accommodate weather conditions and other factors.


The feasibility of this program is subject to change according to availability.