Alta Badia - Cortina (self-guided)

"It's not the mountain we conquer, but ourselves".
Sir Edmund Hillary
940,00 €
(cost for a self-guided trip)


DAY 1: Arrival
Arrive to Alta Badia on your own or private transfer on request.
Check into your 3* superior Family run Hotel – a tour briefing will be organized according to your arrival time.
… Family-run 3* superior B&B in Alta Badia

DAY 2: Pralongia Plateau
Easy hike on the Pralongia Plateau (option to take the cable car). Stop in one of the mountain huts to taste some local specialties, while enjoying the wonderful view of the Marmolada Glacier, also called “The Queen of the Dolomites”. Hike back to your hotel. Hiking time 1 to 5 hours, depending on which itinerary you will choose.
In the evening, take a private transfer and enjoy your dinner in a typical farmhouse of the area.
B, D,…. Family-run 3* superior B&B in Alta Badia

DAY 3: WWI Area – overnight in a family run Rifugio – Via Ferrata Option
After a good breakfast, take a private transfer to the WWI site. Option to visit the WWI museum. Explore the First World War open air museum, with some of its reconstructed trenches and admire the stunning landscape of the UNESCO Dolomite mountains around you.
Have lunch in this special spot with an amazing view. In the afternoon, hike to the mountain inn, where you will spend the night or easier way, take the cable car.
Hiking time 1 to 5 hours, depending on which itinerary you will choose.

On request: option for a guided hike through the tunnels and for a “via ferrata” (fixed rope route) with a local English speaking certified UIAGM/IFMGA mountain guide.
B, …Rifugio - dinner á la carte

DAY 4: Croda da Lago
After your experience in the hut, pick up your backpack and prepare yourself for a new walking day along the meadows, covered with mountain flowers and all around you the beautiful Tofana di Rozes, Cinque Torri, the Averau and Nuvolau mountains. Your final destination is a lake which calm and clean water reflect the marvelous surrounding peaks. Private transfer to Cortina d’Ampezzo.

hiking time: 3,30 hours          lenght: 9,8 km           difference in level: +406 m/-1.001 m          highest point: 2.420 m – lowest point: 1.694 m
B, …3* superior B&B in Cortina d’Ampezzo

DAY 5: Departure - option to add a few more days in Cortina d'Ampezzo and visit the 3 Cime di Lavaredo or the Natural Park of Fanes-Sennes-Braies....
Breakfast and departure on your own or private transfer on request.
B, ...

On request, option to rest a few more days in Alta Badia and/or Cortina d'Ampezzo (Family run B&B, 3 or 4 star hotels) and/or to add a Via Ferrata day with a local English speaking UIAGM/IFMGA professional mountain guide... contact us!
The price includes
- itinerary development and reservation of the accommodation
1 night accommodation at a mountain hut with breakfast (private rooms/dormitory depending on      availability),
3 night accommodation at a Family run B&B with breakfast,
- private transfers as per itinerary
your hiking map
Italian VAT and tourist taxes
Not included in the price
Insurance, tips, drinks, lunches, dinners (except day 2), 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