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Family Self-Guided and Guided Traverse in the Dolomites

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 12 people
Destination(s): Italy  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking  
Season: June - October
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 2250 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 3000 Euro (EUR)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Sesto. Arrival in Dolomiti di Sesto and check in to your hotel. Afternoon trip briefing. Overnight Hotel in Dolomiti di Sesto. Includes: (D).

Day 2: Italy / Austria Border – Self Guided Bicycle. Bike from Italy to Austria along the Drava River. The 46 km (29 miles) can be cycled without any major effort and is ideal for families with children. Lunch on any of the South Tyrolean towns and return comfortably by train with a wagon reserved for bicycles. Overnight Hotel in Dolomiti di Sesto. Includes: (B), (D).

Day 3: Italy / Austria Border – Guided Hike. Hike along the ridge of the Italian/Austrain border with superb panoramas of the spires of the Dolomiti di Sesto. Overnight 4-Star Hotel in Dolomiti di Sesto. Includes: (B), (D).

Day 4: Cinque Torre – Self Guided Hike. Morning to explore and shop in the chic town of Cortina D’Ampezzo. Take bus or private transfer and explore World War I tunnels built into the hillside. Hike to the base of the imposing Cinque Torre, a group of five famous stone pinnacles. Marvel at breathtaking sunsets and quietness of the mountains from the top of the Rifugio Lagazuoi, your home for tonight. Overnight Rifugio Lagazuoi. Includes: (D).

Day 5: Piz Sorega – Self Guided Hike. After breakfast hike to Rifugio Scotoni (1,985m / 6,512') and descend to Capanna Alpina (1,726m / 5,663'). From here short transfer to the start of the cable car to Piz Sorega. With the cable car you arrive on the high plateau of Pralongia that offers many hiking possibilities for every hiker and many mountain inns where the children can relax and play. Hike down to your hotel with spa and swimming pool. overnight Hotel in Alta Badia. Includes: (B), (D).

Day 6: Via Ferrata or Sella Massif Hike – Guided. With your UIAGM/IFMGA mountain guide experience the thrill of a via ferrata climbing or hike on the Sella massif up to the top of Piz Boe. Delight in remarkable views of the Marmolada Glacier, Dolomites’ highest peak. Overnight Hotel in Alta Badia. Includes: (B), (D).

Day 7: Santa Croce Sanctuary – Guided Hike. Indulge in a hearty alpine breakfast before hiking to Santa Croce Sanctuary. Walk through forest and green pasture to a typical Ladino shepherd’s house for lunch. Taste local specialties such as turtres (Ladino vegetable pastries), grilled veggies, and homemade cakes. Spend afternoon at hotels swimming pool with the kids. Overnight Hotel in Alta Badia. Includes: (B), (D).

Day 8: Depart. Breakfast and departure. Includes: (B).

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- 4 star hotels with swimming pool as per itinerary
- Rifugio with private accommodation and meals as noted
- UIAGM/IFMGA professional mountain guides on guided days
- Local transportation, maps, via ferrata equipment
- Italian mobile phone.

Note: Combination self-guided and guided bespoke trip.