Saturday 1 April 2017

European Alps treks with UTracks in April


UTracks, the active European holiday specialist, is offering 10%* off its entire range of Alpine walking itineraries in Europe for bookings made between 1 & 28 April 2017.

UTracks has more than 40 walking itineraries in the European Alps including a new traverse on Mont Rosa, Europe's second-highest peak, an exceptional walk in Slovakia's High Tatra and the classic hikes on the Matterhorn and Mont Blanc.

"Alps Month" deals include:

1. Mount Blanc Family Adventure, seven days

Experience the French, Swiss and Italian Alps with the kids on an UTracks Mont Blanc Family. Book between 3 & 28 April, 2017 and pay from $1071 for adults (was $1190) and from $819 for children (was $910).

The guided seven-day family walking adventure provides panoramic views of Mont Blanc with overnight stays in charming alpine villages and mountain huts and is suitable for active children from age seven and up.

This tailored highlights walk along the famous Tour du Mont Blanc route offers the whole family a chance to experience the spectacular trails and wonderful alpine spirit of the French, Italian and Swiss Alps at a more relaxed pace.

Each day the children can take turns leading their favourite donkey while everyone gets to enjoy the famous alpine views of the Mont Blanc region.

2. Mont Blanc Rambler, seven days

Experience relaxed European alpine hiking at its best on this seven-day guided Mont Blanc Rambler Walk. This small-group walk traverses high passes, meadows brimming with alpine flowers and passes through typical mountain villages. There is ample time to stop and take in the stunning scenery, enjoy a picnic of local ingredients and absorb the alpine culture as you make your way to your mountain accommodation.

Priced from $1251 per person (was $1390), this package includes all meals and refuge accommodation, an experienced bilingual mountain guide and a mule to carry your gear.

3. Mont Blanc Comfort, six days

This trip is alpine walking at its most civilized, combining both comfortable private rooms in mountain refuges and exceptional day walks through the Italian, French and Swiss Alps. During this delightful introduction to walking in the region you'll gradually ascend high alpine passes, breaking for lunch to absorb the panoramic views stretching from tumbling glaciers to meadows laden with colourful blooms.

Book between 1 & 28 April, 2017 and pay from $1341 per person, twin-share (was $1490). Offer includes meals, accommodation, luggage transfer, internal transfers and experienced bilingual mountain guide.

There's also savings on other classic European alpine walking experiences in the Italian Dolomites, The French Pyrenees, the Swiss Alps, Slovenia's Julian Alps, the Dachstein Alps in Austria and Germany's Bavarian Alps.

Further information or bookings available at or phone 1300 303 368.

* The offer is for bookings made between 1 & 28 April 2017. Quote Promo code ALPS2017 at time of booking.

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