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Explore the mountainous majesty of Chamonix, a picturesque village nestled at the foot of the magnificent Mont Blanc, on a half- or full-day tour from Geneva. Cross the border between Switzerland and France in a luxury vehicle and admire quaint Alpine villages as you travel. Explore the beautiful village of Chamonix independently and ascend to the summit of the Aiguille du Midi in a cable car if you opt for the full-day option. Choose to include a train ride up to the renowned Mer de Glace glacier when booking your tour.   


  • Independent Chamonix and Mont Blanc tour from Geneva
  • Enjoy a scenic coach ride through the Arve Valley to the foot of Mont Blanc
  • Explore the beautiful Alpine village of Chamonix on your own
  • Ride the Aiguille du Midi cable car for incredible views over the Swiss, French and Italian Alps (if option selected)
  • Combine your cable car ride with a train journey to Mer de Glace glacier (if option selected)

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What You Can Expect

Independent Chamonix and Mont Blanc Tour from Geneva

Enjoy sights of the gorgeous French Alps

Depart from a centrally located pickup point in Geneva and admire the sublime Swiss countryside as you cross the Switzerland-France border in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan. Weave your way through the gorgeous Arve Valley and gaze at the sky-piercing summit of Mont Blanc as you approach the village of Chamonix. Feel your excitement heighten as you disembark and begin your exploration of the 15,780-foot (4,800-meter) peak. 

Select from the three tour options listed in the Itinerary to determine the duration, schedule and price of your tour. Each tour includes a local on board guide-assistant and round-trip transportation from Geneva. Vehicles depart at a pre-arranged time at the end of your tour.  


Transport Only (6 hours)
For those crunched for time (or scared of heights), this half-day option is ideal. When you arrive in Chamonix, you'll have the rest of the morning to explore independently. Enjoy picturesque mountain views around every corner as you discover the town’s many delights, such as Parc Loisir, Musée Alpin, Lac Gaillands and Atelier Les Racines. Cozy up at a typical French bistro or chic Alpine chalet to indulge in the satisfying Savoyard specialty: fondue.

Board the coach in the afternoon for the ride back to Geneva.

Aerial Cable Car (6 hours)
This option includes a ticket for the famous Aiguille du Midi cable car. Ride up to 12,605 feet (3,842 meters) to a landing of permanent snow and ice, where you’ll be treated to jaw-dropping panoramas of Mont Blanc and the surrounding French, Swiss and Italian Alps. On a clear day, you may even see the Matterhorn; an icon of Switzerland. Sip hot chocolate or enjoy a meal at one of the highest restaurants in the world, overlooking the snow-capped peaks.

Re-board the coach in the late afternoon for the drive back to Geneva.

Aerial Cable Car and Glacier Train (10 hours)
Enjoy an action-packed day in the Alps with this independent full-day option — the complete experience! Explore the beautiful town of Chamonix then head for the Aiguille du Midi cable car and admire the incredible views from the ride. Before or after this, depending on your schedule, hop on the Montenvers railway and ride up to Mer de Glace. Descend by gondola onto the glacier, where you can walk through ice caves that are carved out into the heart of the ice.

Re-board the coach in the evening for the drive back to Geneva.

Customer Reviews

Cheryl H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

My husband rates this as his favorite part of our trip. He went to the top of mountain on the cable car. I stayed down below and walked around this charming town. We did not have a guided tour however the man in charge on bus did do some informative talk about the surroundings. The views were amazing!!

Robert H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Top tour

Robert H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Fascinating scenery, encountered mountaineers, great views

Anita C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Great tour! Loved doing it at our own pace and having freedom to meet up if we wanted. Cable car and train to ice cave are definitely worth it. Would definitely recommend

Wendy T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016


beth e

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Everything in order as promised. Our guide gave us all the info we needed, and the day was perfect on the mountain. Nice and well-run.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Amazing trip and Viator have great customers service fast in response and able always to accommodate your needs

Lucila C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

It was a cloudy day, but the landscape is awesom.

Pete C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Great trip... we were extremely lucky that the day was bright and clear, providing views to France, Italy and of Geneva. Highly recommended. Would opt for the longer trip next time we chose the 6 hour trip with Cable Car to allow for more time to explore Chamonix.

Colin H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Awesome tour and Neil the tour guide was really friendly and made the trip enjoyable.

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