Hikes and tours with donkeys

Walks and hikes for everyone, adapted to every families and projects in the Chartreuse and Belledonne mountains, two steps away from Grenoble and Chambery

Hike through the National Chartreuse Reserve with donkeys Sherpas

2 days / 1 night • Season: June to September • Bivouac • Mountain: Chartreuse • Families with kids from 5 years old

Flat fare for the tour: 420 €

Budget for food for 2 adults / 2 kids: 100 €

Discover a remote mountain meadow in an exceptional National Natural Reserve, only accessible by foot…

Two donkeys Sherpas to carry the equipment and stroll with the kids on the pasture…

Live an adventure in full autonomy and enjoy a night under the tent after a hearty meal…

Wake up slowly at the sound of the animal bells and gently walk through the wild and high mountain plateaus…

An unforgettable experience for the whole family and adapted to the youngest ones starting to walk well.

Belledonne mountain lakes with a donkey

3 days / 2 nights • Season: July to September •

Guarded refuge • Mountain: Belledonne • Families with kids from 7 years old

Flat fare for the tour: 750 €

Budget for food/accommodation for 2 adults / 2 kids: 550 €

A stunning 3-day / 2-night excursion in the heart of the Belledonne Mountains. Explore an authentic Alpine lake region in a rocky mountain ambiance...

A trusty Sherpa walking along with you and carrying your belongings...

Possibility to fish in the high-altitude lakes…

Comfortable nights and hearty meals in a mountain refuge...

A family adventure to share with your sportive kids.

 

Family donkey back riding and nature discovery

1h to half-day • Season: May to October • Mountain: Chartreuse (Plateau des Petites Roches) • Families with kids from 3 years old

Family fare with 1 donkey: 1h: 30 €  • 2h: 50 € • Half-day: 70 €

Treat your family with a nice donkey back riding stroll on a one-hour to half-day tour. Your donkey will be able to carry up to two young kids at the same time. Your donkey-leader conducts the hike, leads the animal and animate your hike with plenty of nature curiosities. You will be given the whole security equipment and get to learn be basics of loading, leading and understanding your lovely companion!

Trek around Chamechaude summit with the donkeys

3 days / 2 nights • Season: May to October •

Lodge/camping • Mountain: Chartreuse • Families with kids from 5 years old

Flat fare for the tour: 750 €

Budget for food/accommodation for 2 adults / 2 kids: 500 €

A three-day trekking around the highest summit of the Chartreuse mountains, through alpine pastures and small villages…

Lovely Sherpas to walk along with you, carry your luggage and the small kids…

Comfortable nights in a lodge and a camping*** with pool and children play area…

Meals to enjoy in the small mountain village snacks…

The discovery of the local patrimony and visit of a well-hidden and unusual church nested in the heart of the mountain…

A rich family adventure for everyone from 5 years old!

Crossing a mid-altitude hung-up Alpine plateau with donkeys

2 days / 1 night • Season: May to October • Camping • Mountain: Chartreuse • Families with kids from 5 years old

Enjoy a slow pace stroll with the donkeys along nice forest trails with lookouts on the greatest Alpine summits…

Discover the local handicraft, by visiting a goat barn for cheese making or the steepest funicular in Europe. Project yourself in the past through the history of ancient hidden ruins well-kept in the forest…

A beautiful itinerant journey, ideal for a first contact with the donkeys and adapted to the youngest ones.

Flat fare for the tour: 450 €

Budget for food/accommodation for 2 adults / 2 kids: 195 €

Suspended high-altitude valleys with the donkeys

2 days / 1 night • Season: July to October •

Guarded refuge • Mountain: Belledonne • Families with kids from 5 years old

Flat fare for the tour: 450 €

Budget for food/accommodation for 2 adults / 2 kids: 260 €

A spectacular crossing of high granitic plateau and wild mountain gardens, well kept by the chamois and ibex…

A fabulous panorama on the Great Alps…

Donkeys Sherpas to carry out the equipment and the kids…

A cosy evening and night in a small guarded mountain refuge…

A nice and smooth discovery of the Alpes for the whole family from 5 years old.

 

The Sherpa team

Cerise

Hello, my name is Cerise!

I am 14 and the oldest Sherpa. I am also the group leader with my strong temper! My companions Sherpas feel safe when I lead the group. Strongly attached to my owner, I am a safe Sherpa around him and I fear nothing anymore!

Grisou

Hello, my name is Grisou!

I am 11 and everyone says that I am adorable! Smooth and patient, I love to work with families. I happily carry on my back luggage, children and teddy bears! I will be your perfect companion for your next hike.

Meije

Hello, my name is Meije!

I am 4 and with my half-bother Ulysse we are starting our Sherpa carrier! I am a gentle female donkey who needs to be surrounded by nice families. If one knows how to softly talk to me, I will take him across the world!

Ulysse

Hello, my name is Ulysse!

I am 4 and the youngest of the Sherpas. I love children, especially when they take car of me. I am brave and I work very well. Since my youngest age I have never been scared of anything! I am a joker, but still very calm and caring around the youngest ones.

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