Tignes

22nd January – 28th January| £779pp | FULL BOOK NOW
5th February – 11th February| £779pp | FULL | BOOK NOW
26th March – 1st April| £779pp | 14 spaces remainingBOOK NOW

Group booking? Email trips@gomammoth.co.uk to speak to our team

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Don’t just take our word for it…

A complete beginner or experienced seasonaire? With mates or by yourself? These hugely social group trips from December to April are for you!

Whats included?

+   Fully hosted group ski trip with GO Mammoth
+   Action-packed itinerary delivered by experienced GM reps
+   6 nights accommodation
+   All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
+   Ski or snowboarding tuition/guides for all levels (12hrs)
+   7 day lift pass
+   Ski or snowboard equipment hire
+   Swimming pool & Wellness Centre access
+   The best après in any French resort

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When?

22nd January – 28th January
5th February – 11th January
26th March – 1st April

How much?

Booking as an Individual.. SEE PRICES ABOVE!
Booking as a Group… CONTACT US today to discuss package options

Secure your place with a £50 deposit today and pay in instalments! 

ITINERARY & ENTERTAINMENT

Social: Straight off the slopes and into the bar. We have a great line-up of extraordinary après-skis parties from sipping cider at the infamous La Folie Douce mountain hot spot, playing games of beer pong and pool in Saloon Bar to the packed dance-floor of Blue Girl. Scavenger descents, snow parks, fancy dress challenges as well as mountain bungee jumping, GO Mammoth provide an exclusive and truly unforgettable week.

Day 1: On arrival in the resort you’ll be able to check-in anytime from 8am, once you’ve had time to relax you’ll be placed in a ski/snowboard group depending on your skill or level of experience. We’ll then head to the equipment store downstairs to get kitted out. The afternoon is yours to hit the slopes. An optional afternoon ‘newbies’ session is included for those on their first ski experience to help you make the most of the first day.

At 6pm it’s time to get to know your snow pals and meet your GO Mammoth reps. Once we’ve talked you through the itinerary for the week it’s then time for dinner.

Day 2 – 7: The rest of the week is a mixture of tuition/guide sessions, exclusive GM activities and free days to explore the mountain slopes. Each day you can opt to take a packed lunch with you and eat on the mountain or you can return to base for a hot lunch, it’s totally up to you!

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Tignes

22nd January – 28th January| £779pp | FULL | BOOK NOW
5th February – 11th February| £779pp | FULL | BOOK NOW
26th March – 1st April| £779pp | 14 spaces remainingBOOK NOW

Group booking? Email trips@gomammoth.co.uk to speak to our team

Find out more

In true GO Mammoth style our fully qualified French instructors take their jobs and your safety very seriously whilst also making sure your having a great time.

There are 5 different levels of ski and snowboard instruction/guide groups; beginner, improver, intermediate, advanced and expert. So whether you have never skied or boarded before or have grown up on snow or perhaps done a few seasons there is a level perfect for you.

Beginner – This is your first time ever. If you have never put skis/a board on before either on snow or on a dry slope, you will need to sign up for the beginner course. The programme consists of 23 hours tuition rather than the 12 hours stated for all other levels, so you receive nearly double the usual tuition time (at a very small extra cost!). The instructors simply think that beginners need a little more time dedicated to them to maximize their chance of improvement, but not to worry,  you will still have plenty of free time to relax and practice with friends! Simply add the course on your booking at check-out.  

Improver – You have skied/boarded once before or a couple of times when you were younger and bounced. You can tackle green slopes with confidence, maybe even some blue runs, and you’re ready to boot-up and revisit. You are confident getting down easy runs and you want to build confidence on your parallel, learn to control your speed and direction and attack some steeper slopes.

Intermediate – You have skied several times before. You can control your speed and direction on blue slopes. You tackle red slopes when the terrain is smooth but with more difficulty when it is lumpy.  Time to test your limits and skills in a super supportive and helpful environment, if you’re not pushing, you’re not improving.

Confirmed – You have grown up on the snow or done a season, comfortable on most runs. You are making progress at controlling your skis on all slopes in the area even if you are less comfortable on more uneven terrain (lumps, ice, powdery snow). You want some technique touch ups and an adrenaline fuelled guided tour around the slopes including some off piste challenges.

Expert – Powderheads. Fast, skilled and you hold your own on and off the piste. You are experienced enough to read the terrain and to adapt your technique to all situations: competition slopes, lumps, changes in snow conditions, off-piste. Push yourself, time to show what you have got as our instructor will take you to lots of secret places and on some of Europe’s hardest runs.

The 2/3 hour daily sessions of instruction aren’t like typical private lessons. You spend much more time with the instructor and the group therefore the learning is much less formal, less intense and more fun. Everyone is learning the same things at the same speed thus there is minimal waiting around and a natural support network around you.

Of course there is formal teaching, practicing and perfecting, but it’s more relaxed and there is plenty of free time to enjoy the mountain with mates or join the GO Mammoth reps.

GROUP SAVINGS:

By traveling as a social group, you save money on a trip of a lifetime! And you get to travel with friends or take the time to make new ones. Have a look at the individual prices of what we’re including in this getaway to see what you’re saving:

Individual Cost GM Package
Ski/Snowboard Lessons (12hrs) £300+ Included
Equipment Hire £80+ Included
Ski Pass (6 days) £270 Included
All Meals £350 (budget of £50/day) Included
Accommodation

Pool & Wellness Centre Access

£400

£25+

Included

Included

Group Entertainment n/a Included
Experienced Reps n/a Included
TOTAL £1225 £699 (saving £700+)

Group booking? Email trips@gomammoth.co.uk to speak to our team

*Secure your place with a £50 deposit and pay in instalments*

Grab your friends and join us on this amazing value trip that’s cheaper and far less hassle than doing it yourselves! Have the option to ski and party together and/or alongside other mammothers as our exclusive package offers full-board accommodation in resort (all meals), excellent tuition for all levels, lift passes, quality equipment hire and a guaranteed sociable and fun atmosphere…

Hit the slopes in a welcoming group environment with professional instructors and friendly hosts to help show you the ropes. There are 5 different levels of ski and snowboard instruction/guide groups; beginner, improver, intermediate, confirmed and expert. So whether you have never skied before or have grown up skiing or perhaps done a few seasons there is a level perfect for you.

With 2/3 hours of daily instruction there will be plenty of free time to either enjoy the mountain with mates or join in with GO Mammoth activities.

GO SKIING ALONE BUT NOT ON YOUR OWN!

We pride ourselves on being an incredibly friendly and welcoming company across all aspects of our products. Whether you are a complete beginner or absolute pro everyone will love our super social group holiday leaving with both new mates and truly unique experiences!

There are 5 different levels of ski and snowboard instruction/guide groups; beginner, improver, intermediate, confirmed and expert.

The 2/3 hours of daily instruction isn’t like a typical lesson. You spend much more time with the instructor and the group therefore the learning is much less formal, less intense and more fun. Everyone is learning the same things at the same speed thus there is minimal waiting around and a natural support network around you.

Of course there is formal teaching, practicing and perfecting, but it’s more relaxed and there is plenty of free time to enjoy the mountain with mates or join the GO Mammoth reps.

THE ACCOMMODATION

Your package is based on sharing a room with up to 3 other people (keeping groups together). The apartment block itself is a brand *NEW* (refurbished this 2016/17 season) large traditional wood and stone chalet with basic but comfortable surroundings located near the heart of Val Claret, the highest of the Tignes villages. There are all the usual amenities such as a dining room, ski/board room and bar.

Val Claret is a fantastic location with excellent lift and shop access. There is a drag lift just 50m from the accommodation which takes you up to the main lifts and when snow cover is good you can ski in/out. Also closeby, there are local free buses running every 10 minutes to other resort destinations.

Your ski pass also allows free access to the Tignes swimming pool and wellness centre, so bring your swimmers to have the option of a relaxing afternoon in the jacuzzi!

THE ROOMS

Each room has its own stunning view (some with balconies!), sink and ample storage facilities. Private toilets and showers are shared between two rooms.

THE FOOD

The food is served buffet style each day.  Breakfast is yogurts, cereals, fruit juice, coffee and bread – don’t be surprised to see that the coffee, tea or hot chocolate is taken French style – a soup bowl!  

Typically lunch is a picnic made up at breakfast time by the chefs (great choice of breads, meats, cheeses, pasta, salad, fruit, sweets etc).  The picnic lunch means maximum time on the mountains without spending a fortune on expensive mountain-side restaurants.  If the weather is bad or your group wants an easier day, then you can also return to the centre for a hot lunch (pastas, schnitzels, steaks and chips plus unlimited ice cream).

Dinner is a 4 course buffet – typically a salad bar style starter, choice of 3 or 4 main courses – most often including fish, cheese selection, fruit, dessert and ice-cream freezer.

Any special dietary requirements should be made known to us on your booking.  Generally vegetarians will find a wide enough choice within the buffet.

GENERAL INFO

On Sunday arrival, please check in anytime from 8am. Early check-in (6pm Saturday) is available for an additional fee, simply add this option on your booking at check-out. All guests will need to check-out by 1pm on Saturday.

THE RESORT

Tignes’ snow-sure slopes, beautiful villages and epic bars make it ideal for GO Mammoth to host an action-packed ski week! The town itself is a purpose built resort made up of five villages, Val Claret, Le Lac, Les Boisses, Les Brevieres and Le Lavachet. All have their own unique atmosphere and style to experience. A combination of enviable snow cover, a variety of impressive terrain, a vast amount of restaurants and bars, a plush swimming pool and wellness centre and a season that lasts most of the year makes Tignes one of the most dependable and exciting winter destinations in the world!

APRES & NIGHTLIFE!

Tignes & neighbouring Val d’Isere offer the most trendy, lively and varied apres ski of anywhere in the Alps. To name a few…

On the slopes:

+  The Folie Douce – world renowned on mountain action.

+  The Drop Zone – piste pints.

In your boots:

+  Saloon Bar – beer pong and popular beats.

+  Tom Crean’s Pub  – great for sports fans and a traditional Irish pub feel.

+  Loop Bar – sun terrace and live bands.

Early hours:

+  La Blue Girl – late night dancers and great music.

+  Melting Pot – fun, quirky and not for the faint hearted.

THE SLOPES

One of the biggest in France, Tignes is part of the Espace Killy region (shared with nearby resort Val d’Isere) which boasts over 300km of marked slopes meaning you will not go short of great runs to discover whether you are complete beginner or veteran powdernut. Due to the glaciers and altitude of the resort, the snow coverage also tends to be one of the best in Europe. There is also the option to test your skills in the snow park, powerade airbag, ski bungee, mogul fields and slalom courses!

THE STATS

Resort open from: Nov – May

Pistes: 154

Downhill Pistes: 300km

Cross Country Pistes: 44km

Ski lifts: 87

Highest lift: 3450m

Black Pistes 24 | Red Piste 44 | Blue Pistes 65 | Green Pistes 21

INSURANCE

As with all holidays, it’s important that you purchase adequate travel insurance for your trip. You should check with the provider that you’re covered for winter sport activities. If you are a British Citizen you should also apply and carry with you an EHIC (European Health Insurance Card).

GETTING TO TIGNES

Tignes is relatively easy to get to but you need to plan ahead and work out the best options depending on your budget.

Please note: On Sunday arrival, please check in anytime from 8am. Early check-in (6pm Saturday) is available for an additional fee, simply add this option on your booking at check-out. All guests will need to check-out by 1pm on Saturday.

By Plane:

We recommend SkyScanner to find the best deal, choosing from the following airports:

  • Chambery (2.5 hours away)
  • Geneva (3 hours away)
  • Grenoble (3 hours away)
  • Lyon (3 hours away)

Transfers from these airports can easily be arranged through the providers below. We suggest Ben’s Bus who operate transfers to Tignes from Geneva, Lyon and Chambery airports from £50pp.

By Coach:

By far the cheapest way to get to resort is with SnowExpress or Eurolines who both run a coach service from London.

By Train:

  • Eurostar Direct Ski Train – This runs from London to Bourg St Maurice with no changes.  Runs daytime (Saturdays) and overnight (departs London Friday evenings, departs the Alps Saturday evenings). There’s a cafe bar onboard but on the overnight service there are no couchette beds, only reclining seats.
  • Eurostar + TGV – You can take a morning Eurostar from London to Paris or Lille, and then change onto a TGV (and a regional train too on weekdays). Also, Eurostars and TGVs have cafe bars to make the trip a little bit more enjoyable!

Bus services run regularly from Bourg St. Maurice to Tignes and take approximately 45 minutes, alternatively you can take a local taxi (approx €75).

What is not included in the tour price?

  • Flights/travel arrangements to Tignes
  • Ski Insurance
  • Beverages