Dolomites Safari

Five days walking in the spectacular Alto Adige Dolomites, from the Val Casies on the Austrian border to the Tre Cime di Lavaredo area, ending in Prato Piazza, and including a Via Ferrata to the summit of Monte Paterno.

Group departure: 3-8 July 2019.

Itinerary

Day 1/ Arrival in the Val Casies - Wed 3 July

Arrival in Alto Adige. Dinner and overnight at Casa Vitus.

Day 2/ Santa Maddalena to Bonnerhuette - Thu 4 July

Today’s walk ascends via the “Alta Via delle Malghe” to a high plateau, then follows the “Alta Via Bonn” through Alpine meadows and along a ridge with wide-ranging views, before descending to the Bonnerhuette refuge where we spend the night and have dinner.

Day 3/ Val di Dentro to Rifugio Locatelli - Fri 5 July

We walk down into the valley towards Dobbiaco, then transfer by vehicle to the Val di Dentro, from where we ascend on foot to the Rifugio Locatelli in the Tre Cime di Lavaredo area.

Day 4/ Monte Paterno Via Ferrata and Prato Piazza - Sat 6 July

This morning we climb to the summit of Monte Paterno by Via Ferrata. Our descent includes stretches in World War I tunnels, and continues to the Val di Landro. Transfer by vehicle to Prato Piazza, from where we ascend on foot to our hotel. Dinner and overnight Hotel Hohe Gaisl.

Day 5/ Picco di Vallandro walk - Sun 7 July

Today’s walk ascends to the Picco di Vallandro. Anyone preferring not to walk today can enjoy a full day at leisure taking in the spectacular scenery of the Croda Rossa and relax in the hotel Hohe Gaisl’s surrounds and Spa.

Day 6/ Departure - Mon 8 July

Departure and onward travel.