Theme hike: Encountering Mountain Animals

Theme hike: Encountering Mountain Animals

Chamois, Ibex, Marmot, Bearded Vulture, Kestrel, Golden Eagle etc. So many species that are emblematic of our mountains and that it is not always easy to observe if you don't know where to look. The mountain guides at the Annecy guide bureau will guide you through the massifs around Annecy to give you the best chances to observe these animals. During this hike, your guide will pass on his knowledge of the specific way of life of mountain wildlife.
Col de la colombière
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Wildlife observation

Wildlife observation

Day hike - Walking time: About 4h30

Level: Confirmed (Intermediate for the access to the lake of peyre only)

Height difference: Around 700m of difference in height + and -

From 10 years old.

On the occasion of a beautiful hike, you will go in search of the animals that inhabit the mountains around Annecy: Marmots, chamois, ibex, vultures, eagles, bearded vulture.

Equipped with his long sight, your mountain guide will be there to make you discover this wild fauna and explain you their way of life, their adaptation to the hostile environment of the mountain.

If you have, take your binoculars!

You can also schedule your outing at another date and/or in a private group > Information and prices for private engagements.


Good to know about the adventure
Theme hike: Encountering Mountain Animals

The price include
Supervision by a certified hiking guide.
Group of 12 people maximum per supervisor for an optimal security and user-friendliness.
These are per participant rates which are only valid for a group consisting of 5 people minimum.
The price does not include
Transportation until the start of the hike, picnic, drinks, any lifts.
Anything that is not listed in the "price includes" section.
Participant’s personal equipment
High hiking boots, warm and weather-resistant clothing (down jacket, windproof and waterproof jacket), backpack for picnics or snacks, water, sunscreen, cap ...
Also take your binoculars if you have a pair.

For safety reasons, people who do not have the right equipment on the day of the trip may be refused by the mountain guide.
COLLECTIVE OUTING : Confirmed outings only from 5 people booked / time slot. Groups can be formed up to 10 to 12 participants maximum / 1 mountain leader.

Activities guides Theme hike: Encountering Mountain Animals

Lauris Chaumond
Team Bulding
Lauris Chaumond

Mountain Leader

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Meeting place
Colombière pass
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