Explore the Natural Parks of Fanes-Sennes-Braies & Puez-Odle - self guided

Nature is incredible, it makes you see the simplest things, it makes you discover silence and beauty and these will be the best memories that you will take home...
1990,00 €
(cost for a self-guided trip)


DAY 1: Arrival
Arrival to Cortina d’Ampezzo on your own or private transfer on request.
Check into your hotel – A tour briefing will be organized according to your arrival time.
… Hotel in Cortina d’Ampezzo

DAY 2: Circumnavigation of the famous 3 Cime di Lavaredo
Today you can calmly accustom to the altitude and enjoy the view of the beautiful 3 Cime di Lavaredo, the most famous mountains, symbol of the Dolomites, UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Private transfer from/to the starting point.

hiking time: 3,30 hours          length: 9,7 km          difference in level: + 410 m/ - 403 m          highest point: 2.451 m          lowest point: 2.170 m
B, … Hotel in Cortina d’Ampezzo

DAY 3: Waterfalls of the Natural Park of Fanes-Sennes-Braies
Take a short private transfer and start hiking along the Fanes Natural Park valley, plenty of waterfalls and surrounded by mountains ranges. Along the way, you will probably hear the marmots whistling and if you are lucky enough, you will see them from a distance, coming and going in the burrows they have dug. Nature is incredible, it makes you see the simplest things, it makes you discover silence and beauty and these will be the best memories that you will take home....Reach the heart of the Natural Park, here you will spend the night.

hiking time: 4,45 hours          length: 13,5 km          difference in level: + 862 m/ - 308 m          highest point: 2.171 m          lowest point: 1.347 m
B,D, …Family run mountain hut

DAY 4: Alta Badia
Backpack up and head out for another day of adventure. Start your day with a gentle but steady climb, at the the top of it you will have the most breathtaking panorama Alta Badia mountains. Go downhill to the famous Santa Croce hospice, a magic place at the feet of the imposing mountain of Sas dla Crusc. Come down to town on foot or by cable car and hike to your accomodation for the night.
Special dinner at a local farm tasting Ladin specialties or private visit to a deer park (min. 4 persons) with dinner served in an old farm house  – private transfers included.

hiking time: 4,25 hours          length: 12,2 km          difference in level: + 568 m/ - 1.095 m          highest point: 2.531 m          lowest point: 1.505 m
B,D, …Family run B&B in Alta Badia

DAY 5: Natural Park of Puez Odle
After exploring the Fanes-Sennes-Braies Nature Park, you will now cross the Puez-Odle Nature Park, another of 7 South Tyrol nature parks. Climb the plateau of Gardenaccia (option to take a chair lift) and you will find yourself in a lunar landscape, surrounded at 360 degrees by mountains. You will easily realize why the Dolomites have been declared World Heritage Site.
In the afternoon, your walk will take you to the Val Gardena, famous for its tradition of wood carvings, exported all over the world.

hiking time: 6,40 hours          length: 16,7 km          difference in level: + 1.480 m/ - 966 m          highest point: 2.671 m          lowest point: 1.479 m
B, …Family run B&B in Val Gardena

DAY 6: Alpe di Siusi
Today, option to stroll & shop in the neighbors’ villages of Val Gardena or take the cable car and hike on the famous Alpe di Siusi, the biggest European plateau -52 km² between Val Gardena to the north, the Sassolungo Group to the north-east and the Sciliar massif to the south-east. The Scillar with its rocky towers is famed far beyond the borders of the Dolomites. How about a paragliding flight to admire the Alpe di Siusi, the beautiful Val Gardena and its Unesco Dolomites from above?
B, …Family run B&B in Val Gardena

DAY 7: Departure
Breakfast and departure on your own – private transfer on request.
If you would like to extend your Dolomites holiday just let us know!
The price includes
-       Tailor-made trip organization
-       Trip briefing on arrival day
-       2 night accommodation at a 4 *Hotel in Cortina d’Ampezzo with breakfast
-       1 night accommodation at a mountain hut with half-board,
-       1 night accommodation at a 3* Family run B&B in Alta Badia with breakfast
-       2 night accommodation at a 3* Family run B&B in Val Gardena with breakfast
-       Private transfers due to the itinerary
-       Private visit to the deer park with small venison dinner or a 4-course Ladin dinner in a farmhouse
-       Luggage transfer from Cortina to Alta Badia and on to Val Gardena
-       Italian VAT & tourist taxes
Not included in the price
Insurance, tips, drinks, lunches, dinners (except day 3 & 4), food & beverage during the excursions, cable-cars, museum entrance fees, local English speaking guide (on request), in-out airport transfers (on request), holiday extensions, souvenirs, private expenses and anything NOT mentioned in “cost includes”.
Additional information
B = breakfast
L = lunch
D = dinner

In high season period July & August the cost can raise between 6 – 12% of the given cost.

Please note, that all guided tours may be subject to changes, depending on:
  • weather conditions
  • the physical condition of each participant
  • equipment and clothing not suitable for the excursion (e.g. sneakers instead of mountain boots, clothing not suited to the weather conditions...)
On request
  • Single supplement at the B&B, hotels
  • guided tour on request
  • paragliding flight on request