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, 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, 3h 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, 5h walking.

D3: 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 5h 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.
  • And, in general, anything not mentioned in "The price includes".


  • Refuge or lodge.
Next departures :
  • To be confirmed
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