Alta Via n. 1 - from the WWI Area to Val Pusteria – self-guided trip

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”
Lao Tzu.
1180,00 €
(cost for a self-guided trip)


DAY 1: Arrival
Arrive to Alta Badia on your own or private transfer on request.
Check into your B&B – A tour briefing will be organized according to your arrival time.
Typical Ladin dinner served in an old farmhouse - private transfers included.
 D, … Family-run B&B in Alta Badia

DAY 2: Explore the World War I area
Visit the open-air museum of the 1st World War and discover the marks of history in the trenches. It's an area of rare beauty, surrounded by towering mountains and it seems almost impossible that a World War was fought here - in the afternoon reach your mountain hut to spend the night.

hiking time: 4,20 hours          lenght: 11,0 km           difference in level: + 698 m / - 701 m          highest point: 2.548 m – lowest point: 1.974 m
B,D, …Family run mountain hut

DAY 3: Explore the Natural Park of Fanes-Sennes-Braies
Today start your hiking trip in the UNESCO Natural Park of Fanes-Sennes-Braies. Enjoy the silence of this place, you'll just hear the marmots whistling. Stop at the small lake you will find along the path and relax, then reach your mountain inn for the night. Option to shorten the route and take the bus for a stretch.

hiking time: 5,45 hours          lenght: 16,7 km           difference in level: + 762 m / - 802 m          highest point: 2.256 m – lowest point: 1.720 m
B,D, …Family run mountain hut

DAY 4: Sennes Alp
After a good breakfast, take the famous Alta Via path No. 1, which leads right through the Fanes-Sennes-Braies Nature Park. Halfway, along the trail, take the chance to have lunch in a mountain hut and taste our Ladin cuisine. After lunch, go on with your walk and reach the mountain hut where you will spend the night.

hiking time: 3,00 hours          lenght: 8,3 km           difference in level: + 485 m / - 572 m          highest point: 2.063 m – lowest point: 1.539 m
B,D, …Family run mountain hut

DAY 5: Hike to Val Pusteria
After a hearty breakfast, backpack on your shoulders and start your new adventure. Possibility to reach the top of the mountain, called in our Ladin language "Sas dla Porta", from where you can see the biggest natural lake of the Dolomites, particular for its bright turquoise color - this lake is considered the most beautiful of all the UNESCO Dolomites. but now it's time to go down along the lake!

hiking time: 5,40 hours          lenght: 14,8 km           difference in level: + 886 m / - 1.360 m          highest point: 2.810 m – lowest point: 1.493 m
B, … Family run B&B in Val Pusteria

DAY 6: Departure
Breakfast and departure on your own (private transfer on request).
B, ...

On request, option to rest a few more days in South Tyrol - contact us!
The price includes
- itinerary development and reservation of the accommodation
- 3 night accommodation at a mountain hut with half board (private rooms/dormitory depending on availability),
- 2 night accommodation at a Family run B&B with breakfast,
- luggage transfer from Alta Badia to Val Pusteria (luggage transfer between the mountain huts on request)
your hiking maps
Italian VAT and tourist taxes
Not included in the price
Insurance, tips, drinks, lunches, dinners (on day 5), 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
  • option to organize the luggage transfer between the mountain inns (additional fee)