Day 1: Cortina D’Ampezzo. Arrival in Cortina on your own (private transfer available on request). “Welcome” dinner with your group at a charming local restaurant. Accommodation 3-Star Hotel in Cortina. Includes: (D).
Day 2: Sorapiss Massif. This varied loop route leads to a lovely hut set below towering Punta Sorapiss, and guarantees extensive views over neighboring Dolomites, combined with good chances of spotting wild chamois mountain goats. Accommodation 3-Star Hotel in Cortina. Includes: (B).
Day 3: Tre Cime di Lavaredo. A superb hike to the soaring Tre Cime di Lavaredo – probably the most famous Dolomites, known over the world. Lunch on one of the rifugios in the area tasting local specialties such as canerdeli and goulash. Accommodation 3-Star Hotel in Cortina. Includes: (B).
Day 4: Dolomiti d’Ampezzo and Fanes-Sennes-Braies National Parks. This hike to the Alpe di Sennes uplands entails a wonderful range of scenery and habitats, two natural parks – Dolomiti D’Ampezzo and Fanes-Sennes-Braies – and the spectacular Croda Rossa mountain group. Hike to the family run Rifugio Fodara Vedla (1,960m/6,429') a beautiful place to spend the night with superb view east to the Croda Rossa massif. Overnight Rifugio. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 5: Altopiano di Fanes. Hike through the Altopiano di Fanesto the Alta Badia valley in the Alto Adige region in the heart of the Dolomites. Enjoy superb panoramas of the Western Dolomites and the Marmolada Massif, the "Queen of the Dolomites". Accommodation 3-Star Hotel in Alta Badia. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 6: Sella Group. Within the enormous fortress-shaped Sella massif is an excellent network of paths. Its sheer flanks are reserved for mountaineers and “via ferrata” experts. Hiking traverse along the south face of this incredible massif or go to the top of it! Lunch at one of the rifugios and afternoon to stroll around town. Accommodation 3-Star Hotel in Alta Badia. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 7: Passo Cir, Forcella Ciampai, and Rifugio Puez. A rewarding hike on the Puez Odle Natural Park. Chamois—mountain goats—are occasionally seen along the way. Taste local specialties such as turtres (Ladino vegetable pastries), grilled veggies, and homemade cakes. Spend the afternoon shopping in town. Accommodation 3-Star Hotel in Alta Badia. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 8: Depart. Breakfast and departure.
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