5-day gourmet tour

A self-guided tour exploring the Massif des Écrins.
From one day to the next, staying at huts, gîtes and hotels, the wardens and restaurateurs invite you to taste their local specialities.
This tour is for walkers with a good level of fitness.

Descriptif 5-day gourmet tour

1st day: 3h30 walk / 621 m height gain / starting from the Plan du Lac, Lanchatra and night at the Alpe du Pin hut.

2nd day : 5h walk / 607m height gain,
into the Vallon de la Mariande, followed by Souchey and La Lavey
Night at La Lavey hut.

3rd day: 5h walk / 737m height gain
Lac des Fétoules, Les Rajas, Champhorent, Champébran, Pré Clot.
Night at the Gîte d'Etape Les Arias in a dorm.

4th day: 5h walk / 1070m height gain
Plat de la Selle, St Christophe and museum visit.
Night either in a dorm at the Cordée next door (with access to the hammam) or in a comfortable room at the Relais des Écrins gite.

5th day: 5h walk / 677m height gain
Les Près, Miroir des Fétoules and the Peyssa orientation table, Le Puy and back to Plan du Lac.

Classification & labels

  • Weekdays
  • Weekend
  • Touring


Languages spoken

  • English
  • French



  • Pedestrian sports
  • Hiking
  • 5


From 15/06 to 15/09.


Adult : 244 € Child : from 202€ to 225,50 €
Price Min. Max.
Adult (from 15/06/2020 to 15/09/2020) €244
Child (from 15/06/2020 to 15/09/2020) €202 €225,50

Means of payment

  • Bank/credit card
  • Cheque
  • Chèques Vacances
  • Cash
  • Credit transfer


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Location supplement

The walk starts and finishes at the Plan du Lac (2 km before St Christophe).