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USD 2,941

8 Days | 7 Nights | 6 Days Skiing | 3+ Resorts

Location: Europe | Tour Focus: Guided | Terrain Focus: Off-Piste, On-Piste, Backcountry, Sidecountry
Ability: Strong Intermediate to Expert
Price p/p From price based on twin/double-share room occupancy & a private group of 7 people on an 8-day tour
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*Displayed price may vary due to currency fluctuations.
USD 2,941
The Grand St Bernard region ​​combined with Verbier is an ideal playground for off-piste skiing. Be guided via local ski lifts to access high-altitude snowfields & explore countless tree-skiing options through small Valais villages. Join a "fixed date" tour or get your own group together for your best dates & duration.
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Grand St Bernard & Verbier off-Piste Ski Tour


The Grand St Bernard region is an ideal off-piste freeride playground set deep in the Swiss Valais near the border with Italy's Aosta valley. Fans of off-piste skiing and freerando will discover large snowfields at altitude and countless powder routes hidden in virgin forests of traces on the outskirts of small village resorts typical of Valais Switzerland. For this star-shaped safari which combines the use of the 92 ski lifts from 7 village resorts and the Verbier resort, your base is the Hotel Terminus in the village of Orsières.

For ski touring enthusiasts, it is possible to spend an unforgettable evening and night with the monks of the famous Great Saint Bernard hospice located in Switzerland on a border pass at an altitude of 2,473 m. At the time, the Romans had already built a temple there dedicated to Jupiter!

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Skiing Terrain

For 6 days you'll be transported to a new ski area including some you will probably know (Verbier - 4 Vallees) & many you will not (Vichères-Liddes, La Fouly & Bruson). Utilising the local ski lifts & some skinning, you will ride untouched snowfields, through forests and down the valley floor to the villages below. Descents of 1,500 to 2,000m vertical are possible. Every day your guide chooses the best itinerary to make the most of the local snow and weather conditions.

Your guides will adapt the daily program according to your skills and mood. For detailed information of the program see the Itinerary tab.

Accommodation & Food

The tour includes accommodation in a traditional local hotel in the village Osieres. It makes the [perfect base to explore the region, plus is easy to get to by train! The tour includes all breakfasts and dinners. Lunches are not included in the tariff, but the guide will know the best mountain huts to visit for delicious local fare, or perhaps the group will pool resources for a picnic in the snow.

For more information see the Lodging tab.

Skier/Boarder Ability

This tour caters to strong intermediate to expert skiers. You should as a minimum be able to ski a steep black run with short controlled turns, plus you should have some prior experience off-piste and in deep powder.

This tour incorporates lift access with traversing, hiking and skinning to get to the best untracked snow, therefore you should have a good level of fitness.

Meeting Point

The meeting point for the tour is the Hotel Terminus in the village of Orsières, Switzerland. Orsières can be easily reached by train from Geneva (GVA) airport via Martigny & Sembrancher. Orsières is only a 30 to 35 minute train ride from Martigny station.

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Itinerary for Grand St Bernard-Verbier Ski Tour

DAY 1: Arrival Day & Reception - Terminus Hotel in Orsières

Travel to Orsieres. Check-in at the hotel, meeting with the guide at 6pm, checking of everyone's equipment and distribution of the safety equipment provided. Get top know each other over dinner.
Accommodation: Terminus Hotel
Meals: Dinner

DAY 2: Bruson

Briefing, training on use of safety equipment, skiing from Bruson (near Verbier) and at noon, a large picnic consisting of all the regional specialties brought by the participants.
Accommodation: Terminus Hotel
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 3: Vichere-Liddes

Explore the Vichères-Liddes ski area. A small resort & forest ski paradise. Possibility of making a short skin approach to gain some elevation for a long last run back to the valley.
Accommodation: Terminus Hotel
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 4: La Fouly

Skiing in the La Fouly ski resort, a charming village with deserted slopes in the forest.
Accommodation: Terminus Hotel
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 5: Col du Grand Saint Bernard (optional)

Ascend gently with skins to reach the hospice du Grand Saint Bernard. Discovery of the hospice, meal in the company of the monks.
Accommodation: Grand St Bernard Hospice
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 6: Val Ferret

Departing from the hospice, several freeride options are available. Choice of the route will be according to the mood of the group and the snow conditions.
Accommodation: Terminus Hotel
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 7: Verbier

A BIG day to discover the off-piste routes of the massive Verbier - 4 Vallees ski area.
Accommodation: Terminus Hotel
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

DAY 8: Departure

End of the safari after breakfast. You'll be prepared with a good breakfast, and then you'll be on your way to whatever of life's adventures await you next!

NOTE: This itinerary is a guide. The program is subject to change depending on the conditions on the ground and the fitness of the participants.

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Accommodation & Meals


Renovated in 2016, the Hotel Terminus occupies a historic building dating from 1910 and will be your home for 6 nights on the tour. The hotel is well located in the heart of the Swiss village of Orsières, just across the road from the railway terminus! On the road to the Grand-Saint-Bernard pass and not far from La Fouly and Verbier, the local ski areas are easily accessible by car, bus or train from the hotel. Le Quai de l'Ours, the restaurant at the Terminus, offers young and old appetites simple and refined seasonal cuisine with authentic tastes, inspired by ingredients from the local region. The tour price includes all breakfasts & dinners for the six nights at the hotel.


The Entremont valley in the Valais near the border with Italy is where Saint Bernard d'Aosta created a high-altitude hospice in the year AD1050, to welcome and protect the many travelers who take this passage through the Alps. Built just a century ago, the current hospice inn complements the millennial hospitality of the Canons by offering a comfortable welcome (private rooms with bathroom), in a non-religious setting. All its profits go to the Hospice du Grand-Saint-Bernard, a recognized public utility organization. At the table, regional products and Valais specialties are in the spotlight.

The journey to the hospice and single overnight stay is optional, but highly recommended. The tour price includes dinner & breakfast at the hospice.

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Rates & Inclusions

Rates Information

8 days, 7 nights, 6 days skiing from €2,750
Early Bird booking discounts available 


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  • Price based on twin-share
  • Based on a private tour with 7 guests on the tour
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  • GUIDE: Fully qualified guide/instructor for tour duration - max 1:7 ratio
  • LODGING: 7 nights twin share accommodation
  • MEALS: Daily breakfasts & dinners
  • LIFT PASSES: 6 days of ski lift passes covering all resorts visited on the tour
  • TRANSPORT: All ground transport during the tour.
  • SAFETY EQT: Avalanche Safety Equipment (Shovel, Probe, Beacon)
  • SINGLE ROOMS: (from €45 per night) Extra privacy each night for individuals &/or snorers!
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Terms & Conditions

As per agreed terms & conditions with the tour operator, 9 Vallees, at the time of booking, and including, but not limited to, the T&Cs listed below. Any contractual arrangements as a result of a booking enquiry are directly with the tour operator and is subject to their terms and conditions.



Registration requires a deposit of €750 per person. It is preferable to contact the tour operator beforehand to know the availability in a particular group of your level. No registration is recorded without payment of the deposit. Any registration sent less than 31 days before departure must be accompanied by full payment.

1.2-PAYMENT OF THE DEPOSIT: by cheque payable to "Association Safari 9V" or with one of the following bank cards: Visa, MasterCard, Eurocard.

1.3-PAYMENT OF THE BALANCE: The balance is due 31 days before departure.
-By credit card: At the latest 31 days before departure, Safari 9V will debit your card the amount of the balance which appears on the payment details, except in the event of dispute or withdrawal on your part, formulated in writing to Safari 9V before this deadline.
-By check: Your balance must reach the Safari 9V office no later than 31 days before the stay.


Any modification or cancellation requested 90 days before the stay entails a fixed deduction of €80 per person for administrative costs incurred.

-from 90 to 60 days before departure: 30% of the total price;
-from 60 to 32 days before departure: 60% of the total price;
-At 31 days or less or in the event of absence (“No show”): 100%.
- If the withholdings of intermediate importance do not cover certain organizational costs incurred and that a service provider would not reimburse, such as transport tickets, accommodation, miscellaneous share: the withholding would be increased by these costs. All cancellations must be made in writing, the date chosen being the date of receipt of your e-mail or post.

-Replacement: Send another person in your place on the same date. After notifying us, send a completed registration form and signed by the replacement.
-Have benefit from a total credit of the amount paid, to be used on an internship the following year. In this case, no refund will be made. Following your agreement, you will receive a credit voucher that you can use yourself or offer to a person of your choice.


-Lack of participant: Safari 9V reserves the right to cancel a group, if there is not a minimum of 4 registrations 31 days before departure. In this case, if you do not agree to do an alternative course at the same period or on another date, the stay will be fully refunded.
-Lack of snow: Safari 9V will try to offer another stay on the same dates (alternative program or change of region). If the participant does not accept, he can postpone the date or request reimbursement of the course.


Any week started and interrupted by a participant, for whatever reason, will not give rise to any reimbursement from the organizer. Only an individual insurance can guarantee you the partial reimbursement of your stay. Some premium cards, Mastercard Gold, Visa Premier etc., offer this guarantee. Check with your bank.


-Our accommodations have been chosen for their strategic location and for their good mountain atmosphere. Luxury is not guaranteed. The organizers reserve the right to modify the program at any time, with the aim of improving its quality or better adapting it to conditions.
-Our supervision is provided for an average of 6/7 skiers per guide, but on site, depending on the actual level of the participants, the guides may have to change their distribution.


-Mountain rescue insurance is compulsory. Check your relief, repatriation and baggage contracts. In general, MasterCard Gold or Visa Premier partially covers you. We advise you to take out insurance that covers all activities or sports practiced, first aid, transport to the nearest hospital and repatriation and reimbursement of the unused portion of the stay. We can insure you with Europe Assistance for the stay.
-Cancellation insurance is optional. Payment by premium bank card like Visa Premier, Mastercard Gold etc. can cover you. Otherwise you can take out a contract on your own. If you live in France, the tour operator can insure you.


By registering, all participants agree to incur the risks inherent in the practice of the mountain. A guide, in fact, cannot be considered as an all-risk insurance. In all the sports practiced in the mountains, man is confronted with an environment which he can experience very deeply, but never fully master. The role of the guide or the instructor being to avoid as much as possible the risks, any participant who does not respect his instructions, will be entirely responsible for an accident which he would suffer or which he would cause in this case and cannot be return against the management or the organizer.

In general, the organizers and guides of Safari 9V have no responsibility for any damage that could happen to participants during the stay, such as in particular bodily accidents, loss of objects, etc., except in the event of fault. heavy. For all disputes, whatever the nationality of the participant and the place of the accident, the court of the registered office of the association "Safari 9V" will have sole jurisdiction.