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Chamonix: Full-Day Cable Car and Train Tour from Geneva

4.4 / 5

86 reviews

Activity provider: Swisstours Transport

Chamonix: Full-Day Cable Car and Train Tour from Geneva

Activity provider: Swisstours Transport

From US$ 197.66 per person

Discover Chamonix Village, a typical alpine village at the foot of the Mont Blanc! Enjoy a ride by cable car to the summit and in the afternoon board a mountain train to the Ice Sea.

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Duration 10 hours
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  • Enjoy a cable car ride to the Alps
  • Ride the cogwheel mountain train to the glacier
  • Discover the French mountain village
  • Relax with the views of the French, Italian and Swiss Alps
Full description
Board a bus from Geneva to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, and in 90 minutes, arrive at this Alpine village to discover the beauty of the mountains. In the morning, ride up the cable car to the summit. At more than 3842 meters, be impressed by the Majestic Mont-Blanc and all the peaks around you. If you are feeling adventurous, take a breathtaking step into the void. Three glass walls, the glass floor, and glass ceiling panels give you a unique experience enhanced by 1000 meters of free air directly under your feet, in total safety! Look around and admire the highest peaks in Western Europe, and view the Bossons Glacier, with the greatest descent in Europe, from a dramatic perspective.  Snap some incredible landscapes from one of the numerous panoramic terraces, or warm your hands around a coffee from the shop. Head back to the village, and take a freetime to put your sensations back together before you take the Mountain train Montenvers to discover the Ice Sea. This is the largest glacier of France, featured in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. If it's open ( not garanteed) Take the steps down to visit the Ice Caves. Enjoy the museum and the view from the panoramic terrace, before you head back.
  • Who you’ll be with
    • Host or greeter: English

  • Transport
    • Transport by bus / coach, cable car, train

  • Food & drink
    • Not included: food & drink

  • Equipment
    • Map

Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Supplier's office, 8 rue François Bonivard 101 Genève

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • Tour will take place every day regardless of weather conditions
  • Functionality of the cable car and train cannot be guaranteed
  • If any activities are not operating you will be offered an alternative option or a partial refund. Transport will not be refunded in such cases
  • A visit to the caves is not guaranteed even if the train is open; a partial refund will not be granted if the caves are closed
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 86 reviews

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Guide was really good and helpful. We couldn’t go to the top of the mountain as the 2nd cable car was out of use due to technical difficulties however our guide gave us alternative options which were good. Chamonix was incredible, the views were to die for. We are going back again.

October 3, 2022

Excellent transportation and our guide took our group to the front of the line so we did not have to wait. Small group with plenty of time for each activity except for the final one. We lost our guide after getting off the cog train and that caused us to miss our 5:00 bus back to Geneva. Fortunately she had told us that there was one more at 6:30, at a different stop that we had to ask around to find.

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September 13, 2022

We had a fantastic day and Chamonix. What a beautiful place. Surrounded by the alps, lots of nice shops and restaurants. We’re planning to return. It was lovely to see another destination outside of Geneva. The guide was helpful but not too overbearing. He just guided us on times, and where and when to catch the gondola up to Mont Blanc. Brilliant (and tiring!) day all round. But 100% worth it. Views were spectacular! Get my guide app made everything straight forward also.

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September 12, 2022

Product ID: 53701