|Location||La Salle, Italian Alps|
|Open||1-8 and 8-15 July 2017|
|Activities||Yoga, hiking, excursions|
|Prices||From EUR 1100pp (£935) sharing room, single rooms available|
|Ideal for||Yoga - Meditation - Hiking - Massage - Solo travellers|
|Contact||> For dates see their website
> Ring Italy +33 695 572 521
|Offer||Mention Nea's Yard Holidays to receive 1 free 45-minute massage, worth EUR 60|
Wild Alps Adventure is proud to bring you The Mont Blanc Magical Mystery Tour. These two back to back weeks have been carefully planned to offer you an amazing holiday. The mix of energising yoga, mountain meditation and wild trekking blended with the thrills of rafting and chilling at the hot springs, has all the ingredients for an incredible holiday.
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La Salle in the Italian Alps near the French border. You will be staying at Green Park Village in very comfortable modern chalets.
Fly to Geneva and transfer to Chamonix where you will be picked up. Alternatively fly MXP Milano and take bus to Aosta.
The base will be Green Park Village with day excursions and trekking in four fabulous areas, surrounded by spectacular peaks. Three areas in the Alta Valle d'Aosta on the Italian side of Mt Blanc as well as around Chamonix, France.
Each day will begin with a Vinyassa Flow class before a day of wild trekking in the stunning surroundings of Alta Valle d'Aosta. Two or three guided mountain meditations will be offered. Each day's activities can be shaped and modified to meet the needs of the group. They will have a White Water Rafting day followed by some serious relaxing at the hot springs of Prè St Didier.
The trip to Chamonix is really a day off so any level of activity that suits from simply sight seeing to trekking the seven summits of the Aiguillettes des Houches can be chosen. Massage treatments are available upon request.
Prices: Seven retreat nights cost: single occupancy room (own room in 2 bedroom chalet) EUR 1250 (£1060);
Couple share (own chalet) EUR 1100 (£935) per person;
Under 17 year olds sharing chalet with parents EUR 880pp (£745).
Special deal for two weeks EUR 2000pp.
Prices include all activities, i.e. yoga, mountain meditation, trekking, rafting, hot springs; all food – breakfast, lunches (or trekking picnics) including 3 nights dinner out; accommodation in Green Park Village and transfers to/from Chamonix/Aosta.
For dates see above web link for full programme, or check availability by email, or phone.
The base is at the Green Park Village, in very comfortable modern one and two bedroom chalets, with great views of Mt Blanc. Green Park, has it's own bar six restaurant, and a large heated outdoor swimming pool to relax at the end of the day.
Food will be provided by the locally famous Green Park Restaurant. Franco and his team will supply a delicious vegetarian menu with options to content all types of dietary requirements.
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Children are welcome. Parents should note the often challenging nature of the trekking and the levels of fitness required. Child care is not available.
What can I do?
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How ethical is the holiday?
- Acts with respect, honesty and fairness towards guests and staff
- Is owned or part owned by locals
- Employs locals
- Fosters real relationships between guests and locals and ensures that the local community benefits
How environmentally-friendly is the holiday?
- Produces some of their own green energy
- Collects rainwater for use in gardens and uses water saving devices
- Recycles all recyclable waste
- Composts organic waste
Guest reviews to follow.
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