Stay "Tour d'Entre Deux Eaux
Maison de la Vanoise
Place de la Vanoise Termignon
In the heart of the Vanoise National Park, a tour with extraordinary panoramas of the Vanoise glaciers and summits over 3,000m awaits you, between alpine meadows and glacial lakes. A discovery of the fauna, the flora, the pastoralism and the architecture of the alpine houses throughout the stay.
Each day, a unique hike off the trails. Lakes, valleys, summits... you will go from one side to the other, cross mountain pastures in remote and uncrowded places, and admire grandiose panoramas of the Vanoise glaciers. In the heart of wild and preserved areas, you will live an unforgettable experience. As the days go by, you will discover the richness of the space that surrounds us. An ideal stay to get away from everyday life.
Day 1 : Walking time : 6H - Distance : 9km - Difference in altitude : + 1 340m / - 330m.
Welcome at the Maison de la Vanoise, Val-Cenis Termignon. Presentation of the stay and the hike of the day. Slow progress from the beginning, path lined with alpine huts, the opportunity to discover this pastoral activity and its evolution. At the refuge we will appreciate the grandiose panorama and the comfort at more than 2300 m.
Day 2 : Walking time : 7H - Distance : 13km - Difference in altitude : + 1 041m / - 1 240m.
After the excellent breakfast at the refuge, we will reach moraines at the edge of glacial lakes, at the foot of the glacier. Ibexes are close to the trail and marmots are watching us. We cross under the Mont Pelve, the Roche Ferran and its glacial benches before reaching the refuge and a well deserved rest.
Day 3 : Walking time : 7H30 - Distance : 14km - Difference in altitude : + 1 000m / - 800m.
Departure from the refuge towards the Leysse valley, at the foot of the Grande Casse, the highest summit of Savoie (3 855m), before going up to the Col de Pierre Blanche. Observation of stony glaciers. Splendid panorama on the Glaciers of the Vanoise. Beautiful descent in the mountain pastures of the Vallon de la Rocheure before reaching the refuge.
Day 4 : Walking time : 7H - Distance : 13km - Difference in altitude : + 850m / - 830m.
Day on the mountainside in glacial moraines, perched plateaus and on the edge of lakes, to reach the Pointe de Lanserlia (2 909m). 360° panorama on summits, glaciers and valleys. Descent to the refuge in the scree slopes and the meadows of mountain pastures perched on a lake. Possible meeting with a shepherd and his herd.
Day 5 : Walking time : 8H - Distance : 16km - Difference in altitude : + 1 030m / - 2 100m.
Departure in the mountain pastures, exceptional panorama on the hikes of the stay. Objective : the Pointe du Grand Vallon (3 136m) by the ridges, the opportunity to admire the Massif du Mont Cenis on the left bank of the Maurienne. The descent in the forest will offer us some shade before arriving at Termignon.
Departure : Maison de la Vanoise, Termignon, Val-Cenis
Group size: 4 to 12 people.
Accompaniment : Yves, specialist of the valley, state-qualified mountain guide and heritage guide.
Carrying : hiking gear (about 6 to 10kg).
Period : from June 15 to September 15 on request.
From 4 adults: 675 € / person (full board: meals based on local products in the hut, snacks at noon, overnight stay in rooms or dormitories in the huts).
Personalized estimate possible for groups.
Possibility to adapt the duration of the stay according to your constraints.
Information and registration with the Mountain Leader : 06 80 02 13 85 or firstname.lastname@example.org