Dolomites trekking: through the Dolomites with a hiking tour of 6 days

The hiking in the Dolomites, from hut to hut, is the best expression of the Dolomites trekking. Walk in the Dolomites, day per day, is a unforgettable experience! The possibilities in a large and complex territory as the Dolomite mountains are infinite!

The most classical paths are the “Alta Via n.1, 2, 3…. until the n.8. These multi-days Dolomites trekking traverse the territory in different areas along specific and thematic lines. But the Dolomites trekking that I propose you in this page is a unusual connection of different areas, from the most famous and touristic as Lavaredo to the wild Pragser Dolomites where the authentic traditions of this amazing mountains are better preserved.

This Dolomites trekking tour is the product of 30 and more years of experience in my mountains: “the magic Dolomites”! It’s a modular program, setted from 3 to 6 days, as you prefer, to discover the best Dolomite mountains!

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FIRST STEP

As first step: read the general info sheets linked in this page on the right bar and learn the territory to understand the geography of the Dolomites mountain areas and the entity of your transfers with the map here below (click the map to dowload it in PDF format):

 

SECOND STEP

As second step: learn the local map of this modular trekking (click the map here below to dowload it in PDF format):

 

THE DAY BEFORE (your arrive)

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Depending where you arrive, generally you will land in the airport of Venice or Milan or Bergamo or Innsbruck or Munich or..... it's indifferent! I will suggest you the best logistical system to arrive in Bolzano. train, bus, or taxi.
When you will arrive in Bolzano we have a preparative briefing at the reception of your hotel on the evening. In this half hour meeting we will check all aspect of the next days tour.

 

Dolomites trekking – DAY1

From Sexten to Rifugio Locatelli (3 hrs trip + 3 hrs walking)

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We start early in the morning from Bolzano with the local train and we arrive in about two hours in Dobbiaco. Then we take the urban bus to Sexten in Fiscalina valley where we start our tour.

This day is relatively short, we walk about 3 hours to Refugio Locatelli. The reasons are simply but important: 1. Never begin a long trek with a intensive section. 2. We arrive at the super-famous three peaks of Lavaredo! you need have time to take many photos and admire this monumental three peaks!

Overnight at the Italian Alpine Club Rifugio Locatelli.

 

Dolomites trekking – DAY2

From Rifugio Locatelli to Rifugio Vallandro (7 hrs walking)

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The second day of the trekking in the Dolomites is a long traverse in a great ambient! We start the walk with the north perimetral path of the three peaks of Lavaredo. Then we go downhill in the Landro valley and climb up at the opposite Prato Piazza mountains plateau. Here change completely the geological structure of this part of Dolomites.

Overnight at the caracteristic and private Rifugio Vallandro.

 

Dolomites trekking – DAY3

From Rifugio Vallandro to Rifugio Biella (7 hrs walking)

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With a continuative changing of sides and paths, we complete in one day the traverse of the wilds Braies Dolomites. A local natural park with good preservation of the nature as the typical traditions of the local people.

Overnight at the Italian Alpine Club Rifugio Biella.

 

Dolomites trekking – DAY4

From Rifugio Croda del Becco to Rifugio Utia de Fanes (6-7 hrs walking)

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One of the most famous extension of mountains of the central and eastern Dolomites is the Fanes group.

In this day we begin with the ascension of the Croda del Becco (2810 m.) and then we continue with the traverse of part of the Alta Via n.1, that we follow until the deluxe Refugio Utia de Fanes where we have the overnight.

 

Dolomites trekking – DAY5

From Rifugio Utia de Fanes to Rifugio Gardenaccia (8-9 hrs walking)

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The most long day of the trek is this… But, along the path that we follow on the traverse of the Badia Valley we visit the most important and amazing Sanctuary of the Dolomites, the “Sasc dl Crusc”! A preistoric pagan sanctuary that now is a christian santuary in a spectacular allocation! Looks scenery of hollywoodian style!

We arrive at the end at the Gardenaccia private rifugio where we will stay the last night.

 

Dolomites trekking – DAY6

From Rifugio Gardenaccia to Bolzano (5 hrs walking + 1,5 hrs trip)

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The last day we follow a parallel line of the Gardena Valley along a lateral wild valley named “Vallunga”, a last amazing edge of this territory: the Great Dolomites!

We arrive at Selva in Gardena Valley and take the local bus to Bolzano.

 

And last…

Is possible extend this trek until 8 days

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have you many questions about this trek? Watch the thematic informations on the right column and don’t hesitate to ask me your specific questions!

 

PRICES FOR ALL INCLUSIVE SERVICE (*)

The best policy for pricing is clarity and flexibility. Are you agree?
For this reason here below you find a extended explanation of the prices in one single sheet, based at the number of days (X days) and at the number of persons (X Pers.)
Under the sheet you find elenced what is included in every price (accommodations, transfers, etc.).
Every price is consider per single PERSON based at the composition of the single GROUP that do the reservation, not at the final number of participant of the group.
At the moment of reservation you can ask to have a personal trek (without others participants) or to accept other potential participants.
The mountain guide can lead until 6 persons. If the guide combine more persons/groups together it will apply at every unity of reservation 20 Euro discount for every day.
Choose your preferred combination of via ferrata trek here below:

(*) WHAT INCLUDED EVERY ALL INCLUSIVE PRICE?

- My personal help for your vacation and travel logistics before and after the trek.
(this is a unique and valuable service: you can ask for help to best arrange any aspect of your vacation in Italy. A great help!)
- Full time mountain guide service during the reserved days.
- Transportation during the trek.
with my car which holds a maximum of 6 people plus me, or other local transport like buses. (cableways are not included)
- The nights of lodging in the rifugios during the trek, with half board.
HB = bed + breakfast + dinner. (lunch and beverages are not included)
- 2 nights of lodging in Bolzano at a Bed-and-Breakfast, one night before and one after the trek.
B&B = bed and breakfast. (lunch, dinner, and beverages are not included).
- All technical gear for climbing, as you need.
helmet, harness, crampons, kit for via ferrata, protective gloves for via ferrata, ice axe, trekking poles, etc.

Note: How reduce the costs?
If you are independent with your rental car and don't use the overnights in Bolzano the night before and/or after the tour, the prices are reduced proportionally at your requests.

 

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