Hiking excursions and fauna observation in Le Grand-Bornand

Hiking excursions and fauna observation in Le Grand-Bornand

Activity Snapshot

  • Sensation Level: Chill
  • Spoken languages: English, German, French
  • Fitness level: Everybody welcome
  • Duration: from 1 half day to full day
  • Cancellation policy: 
    flexible1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

    2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are entitled to a 50% refund

    3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Meeting point: Offer n° 1
    Place de l'Eglise in Grand Bornand
    Offer n° 2
    At the ski lift of Mont-Piton
  • Opening seasons:

Activity description

This hiking excursion is your chance to venture into the wilderness of the Alps with a guide who will help you discover the fauna in the heart of the majestic mountains of Haute Savoie!

Maxime will take you where the wild things are ! If you're a beginner, don't worry, Maxime will be with you the entire time of the activity and he will give you great advice on walking technique and breathing. If you're already an expert, Maxime has some sporty itineraries up his sleeves to make sure you will have the time of your life!

It will take you about 15 minutes ride from Le Grand-Bornand to go to the starting point of the hike. If you chose the half-day option, this one is a hike through the Massif du Bargy. During the day, your mountain leader will probably take you to the Massif des Bornes on the Sous-Dine mountain. There, you will find a lot of wild animals and Maxime knows exactly where to find them! There is no doubt that you will catch a sight of an ibex, a chamois and many birds of prey in their natural habitat. This is your chance to watch and learn more about them !

This is the perfect activity for nature lovers! You will take in the amazing views over the Jura and the Northern Alps while observing the mysteries of the mountain fauna !  You will follow the animals tracks and look for the footprints ! You can also marvel at the wildlife through a telescope or binoculars.

Offers

1
Half day - private guiding

Spend a half day with a professional guide who is entirely dedicated to your progression and your desires!

You will meet around 8.45am, you will then have a brief about safety rules before going to the starting point of the excursion. You might go to a beautiful area where you'll get a unique view over the Aravis mountains, walking in the forest and on low inclination slopes. You'll stop for a hot drink and to observe the animals in their natural habitat before heading back down to the car park. End of the trip around 12pm.

There must be 2 people minimum to participate in the activity.

Activity requirements

No experience required, you only need to be able to walk for 2 hours.

Special terms

Price is given per group.

Do not forget to bring
  • Clothes adapted to the activity
  • Bottled water, snacks
Sensation Level:Chill
Fitness level:Everybody welcome
Duration:1 half day
Meeting point:
Offer n° 1
Place de l'Eglise in Grand Bornand
Offer n° 2
At the ski lift of Mont-Piton
Included:
  • Guide for the half day
Excluded:
  • Transfers
2
Full day - private guiding

Spend a day with a professional guide who will help you discover his mountain!

You will meet around 9.00am near Mont-Piton, you will then have a brief about safety rules before going to the starting point of the excursion. You will follow the animal tracks and see hares and prey birds. At the top, you'll stop for a picnic and watch ibex and fawn evolve in their natural environment before going down to the car park via another route. The end of the trip will be around 5pm.

There must be 2 people minimum to participate in the activity.

Activity requirements

No experience required, you only need to be able to walk for 4 hours.

Special terms

Price is given per group.

Do not forget to bring
  • Picnic or money for lunch
  • Clothes adapted to the activity
  • Bottled water, snacks
Sensation Level:Chill
Fitness level:Everybody welcome
Duration:full day
Meeting point:
Offer n° 1
Place de l'Eglise in Grand Bornand
Offer n° 2
At the ski lift of Mont-Piton
Included:
  • Guide for the day
Excluded:
  • Transfers
  • Lunch

Meeting point

Offer n° 1
Place de l'Eglise in Grand Bornand
Offer n° 2
At the ski lift of Mont-Piton
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