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Dolomites Alta Via 1 North

From $1,510.00
8 Days & 7 Nights
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Dolomites Alta Via 1 North

  • Delight in the charm of authentic rifugios as you stay high in the mountains
  • Walk amongst picture-postcard alpine scenery—pastures, peaks and forests
  • Enjoy a cold beer on the terrace as a golden sunset bathes the landscape
  • Stay in traditional mountain huts in spectacular locations
  • The sense of achievement at completing the northern section—next year the south!
Hike the popular northern half of the Alta Via 1, follow well way-marked routes as you make your way from hut-to-hut, hearing the call of marmots in the meadows and, with any luck, spot eagles soaring high above on the thermals. Begin and end the hike in the exclusive ski resort and hikers’ paradise of Cortina, which is surrounded by the impressive peaks of the Dolomites. Highlights of the northern section include views of the magnificent Marmolada range, the moving WWI open-air museum at Galleria Lagazuoi, and the expansive views from cliff-top Rifugio Nuvolau. Finish the northern stage after an overnight stay at the lakeside Rifugio Croda da Lago Palmieri, before descending into the low valley for a final overnight stay at Cortina.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Cortina Day 2 Bus to Lago di Braies; walk to Rifugio Sennes/Rifugio Fodara Vedla 6 miles / 10 km Day 3 Walk to Rifugio Fanes / Lavarella 6 miles / 10 km Day 4 Walk to Rifugio Lagazuoi / Scotoni 7.5 miles / 12 km Day 5 Walk to Rifugio Nuvolau / Averau 5 miles / 8 km Day 6 Walk to Rifugio Croda da Lago 5 miles / 8 km Day 7 Walk to Cortina 5 miles / 8 km Day 8 Onward travel from Cortina
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 6kg per person per night, meaning it’s one of our best trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 6kg is equivalent to 4.5 ham and cheese sandwiches from the store. Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment. Find out more information about how we've carbon counted our trips.

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