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The Tour of the Matterhorn (5 days)
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Definitely one of the most beautiful trekkings in the Alps. Surrounded by superb and enchanting landscapes. The route enables us to discover one of the most evocative areas of the Alps in wild and harsh environments, surrounded by vertiginous walls and hanging glaciers with the center always: “his Majesty the Matterhorn”. This proposed tour alternates hiking trails with easy passages on the glacier, in complete safety  together with the Mountain Guides of Cervino.

First Day
 Breuil-Cervinia (2005m.) – Teodulo Refuge (3300 m.)
Departure from Cervinia and ascent towards the Colle del Teodulo, an ancient transit site for the Romans heading for the countries beyond the Alps. Dinner and overnight at the homonymous refuge.
Difference in height: 1295 m.
Time needed: 4-5 hours
Difficulty: hiker

Second day
 Teodulo Refuge (3300 m.) – Schonbiel Refuge (2694 m.)
Descent along the Teodulo glacier to reach the Trockener-Steg station. Descent to Furgg and up the trail to Schwarzsee. From here you pass in the valley of Zmutt passing under the north face of the Matterhorn. Arrival at the Schonbielhutte. Dinner and overnight.
Difference in height:  650 m.
Downhill difference:  1300 m.
Time required: 6 hours
Difficulty: easy on the glacier and then hiker

Third day
Rifugio Schonbiel (2694 m.) – Rifugio Aosta (2781 m.)
Spectacular stop in a unique environment thanks to the spectacular view on the west of the Matterhorn and on the north of the Dent d’Hérens. Climb to the Col de Valpelline and then to the Col de la Division, arrival at the Aosta refuge. Dinner and overnight.
Difference in height:  1050 m.
Downhill difference:  950 m.
Time required: 7 hours
Difficulty: easy on the glacier with expert hiker sections

Fourth day
 Aosta shelter (2781 m.) – Perucca Vuillermoz refuge (2909 m.)
Descent along the wild Valpelline towards the Prarayer refuge. Ascent and crossing of the Valcornera pass, arrival at the Perucca Vuillermoz refuge. Dinner and overnight.
Difference in height: 1100 m.
Downhill difference: 1000 m.
Time required: 7 hours
Difficulty: hiker with expert hiker sections

Fifth day
 Perucca Vuillermoz refuge (2909 m.) – Breuil Cervinia (2005 m.)
Descent towards Breuil Cervinia, passing through the window of Cignana.
Difference in height:  /
Downhill difference: 904 m.
Time required:  6 hours
Difficulty: hiker

1-2 PERSONS : € 1750,00 for the 5 days

For each person more : € 20,00 per day

1 -10

persons

5 days

From June to September during the period of opening of the huts.

Good athletic training.

Included

The provision of the guide.

Not included

The cost of the lifts, one's own half-board in the refuge and that of the guide, the meals. Possibility to rent technical equipment (ice ax, crampons, harness) at the office