Wildlife weekend in the Vanoise National Park (Savoie)

Duration : 3 days

France, Northern Alps

Level : intermediate

from 350 € / p. from 4 to 12 persons

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Chamois, ibexes, marmots, birds and many other animals have come out of winter.

The Whitsun weekend is the right time and a great opportunity to discover this little people of hair and feathers in a preserved environment, that of the Vanoise National Park in Savoie, far from the important summer frequentation.


D1: Meet at the Modane railway station.
Departure from the car park of the Orgère hut for a short hike to warm up and make the first observations in the Orgère valley.
Positive and negative altitude difference: 215m, 3 hours of walking.

D2: Lac de la Patie and Polset valley.
Slightly longer hike to observe chamois and marmots. Return and arrival are at different places.
D+: 645m, D-: 800m, 5 hours of walking.

D3: Hiking in a new sector in Aussois or Termignon, depending on snow conditions in altitude.
Indeed, at the end of May some sectors may still be very snowy and make hiking difficult.
About 5 hours of walking.

The price includes

  • Supervision by the mountain leader.
  • Accommodation.
  • Meals.
  • Tourist taxes.

The price does not include

  • Transfer from your home to the meeting place.
  • Drinks.
  • Anything not mentioned in "The price includes".


  • Refuge or lodge.
Next departures :

No scheduled departure, but you can contact me to book your dates.

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