As one of the Most Beautiful Mountain Landscapes on Earth it is hard not to include a trip to the Dolomites in your Travel Plans. There are breathtaking vistas, and amazing trails throughout the Dolomite Mountains. Explore this vast alpine World Monument on foot with one our expert guides, or on your own on a self guided hiking trip!
On our hiking itineraries, we visit some of the most incredible areas in the Dolomites – on foot. Whether you prefer short day hikes or a challenging multi-day trek, Dolomite Mountains offers hiking trips for every interest and ability level. And rest assured, we’ll show you the beauty of these incredible valleys and mountains. The Dolomite Mountains feature an infinite number of trails winding their way through these incredible landscapes, with breathtaking vistas adding to the drama.
In addition to the stunning surroundings, we include plenty of time to explore the local culture and cuisine, allowing for an in-depth understanding of the area. Incredible scenery, quite hotels, mountain huts, fascinating history, and local cuisine are combined all with great hiking, for a truly unforgettable experience in the Dolomites.
This is the perfect program for those not looking as an epic trek staying in the mountain huts, or a person just introducing themselves to hiking We stay in 3 Iconic Villages and explore some of the best locations nearby. After over 20 years walking in this area we feel these are the walks not to miss and that offer the greatest flexibility for those wanting more as the week progresses.
DAY 1 - Arrival - Normally our guests arrive in Venice and from there we arrange a private transfer to our first hotel at Lago Misurina. Other pickup locations can be coordinated, ask us how we can meet your travel flow. Upon arrival at Lago Misurina we go for a short introduction walk and then a review the week. For Guided and Semi Guided Tours we have dinner together were we can further talk about the week and give you more travel insights to the area.
DAY 2 - Today we walk to explore the Sesto Mountain Group by going up to Monte Piana to visit the open air museum, of the First World War and great views of Tre Cima di Lavaredo.
DAY 3 - We leave the lake area today to go over and walk Lago Sorpissa located up in the Cristallo Mountain Group this is considered one of the Dolomites best walks. After the Lake we descend down into Cortina d' Ampezzo were we will base ourselves for the next two nights. Cortina has plenty of stores, cafes, and places to eat and relax.
DAY 4 - A short ride up to Passo Falzerego places us at our start point for today. The Tofane Mountains are very suggestive and we can either take a cable car to altitude or walk up to the Lagazuoi Mountain Hut for some great views. There is an option to take an old WW1 tunnel trail back down for the more adventurous. Overnight is in Cortina.
DAY 5 - A day walking the Iconic Cinque Torre (5 Towers). We are changing valleys today and along the way explore the Towers of Cinque Torri and Passo Giau. After the walk we will find ourselves in small ski village of Arabba.
DAY 6 - Today is a lift up out of the valley were we hike down to Lago Fedaia and the Marmolada Mountain Group. Relax at the lake or take a cable car up to the Glacier. Then it is back over to Arabba.
DAY 7 - Out last day of walking takes us to Passo Pordoi and up to the Sella Group. We will walk over to Rifugio Piz Boe and see the unique landscape of this mountain with plenty of photo opts. We end the day in Canazei a nice little mountain town with plenty of street and small shops to explore.
DAY 8 - Today we transfer you to Bolzano Train Station were you can continue on your adventure. Other return transfers can be organized just ask us what you need.
Full Guided Tour - group size 2 to 8 persons
COST: 2450 euro per person
SELF GUIDED - Can be organized at your schedule depending on your group sized and hotel. Contact us for details.
COST: Self Guide Tours start at 1300 euro per person during early and late season. So cost will increase for dates from 15 July to 5 Sept.
SEMI GUIDED - We offer this option for those wanting a bit of extra assistance but do not necessarily want someone walking with them everyday. On these program some one will be the each morning to review the day, make sure any transfers and luggage movement is taken care of, and will be a phone call away in the event of problems. You are on your own to do the walks and how you progress through the day. Also we can help adjust walks as needed throughout the week if you feel the base outline is to easy of if there is poor weather.
COST: 1800 euro per person (dependent on booking schedule)
Italy is one of the most diverse places in the world to visit but there is more to the country then Venice, Florence, Roma, Cinque Terre and a couple of other top attractions. If you plan you days well and understand how to move around within the country you can a great cost effective vacation full of activity, history, culture, and great food and wine. Contact us to get the insights to travel in Italy. We offer: