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7 DAYS DOLOMITES ADVENTURE IN STYLE

Cortina D’ampezzo, Sennes Plateau, Altopiano Di Fanes, Alta Badia, Milan

Gourmet & Wine, Great Walks, History & Culture, Winter Holiday

Highlights

  • Snow-Shoeing with professional mountain guide to enjoy the beauty of the UNESCO listed Dolomite mountains.
  • Snow Shoeing “hut-to-hut” and staying in mountain rifugios and charming hotels.
  • Ski in the Dolomite’s super ski region with 12 inter-connected ski resorts, more than 1,200 km of ski runs and 450 lifts
  • Explore Verona’s UNESCO-listed historical center towards the end of the trip.

Winter is perhaps the most magical time to visit the enchanting Dolomites – in the heart of Alps! Stretching across three Italian provinces, the Dolomites region is the biggest and most innovative ski circuit in the world.

And what better way to discover the Dolomites than on a pair of snowshoes?  Embark on an unforgettable hut-to-hut hiking adventure, from Cortina d’Ampezzo, Sennes, Fannes to Alta Badia, surround by a fairytale panorama while crossing Dolomitic valleys with incredible vistas.  Experience authentic mountain life by spending your evenings in Rifugios (mountain huts).  End your winter experience at an alpine ski paradise where you get to enjoy skiing over 1,200 km long trails across 12 inter-connected ski regions!

From

SGD 7,720 Per person

7 Days 6 Nights

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 01 Arrival In Milan / Cortina D’Ampezzo

Arrival In Milan / Cortina D’Ampezzo
Cortina D’Ampezzo
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Arrival in Milan and Private Transfer to Cortina d’Ampezzo

Upon arrival in Milan, take a private transfer to Cortina d’Ampezzo (1,224m), travelling distance is approx. 412km or 4.5 hrs. 

Cortina d’Ampezzo is a charming alpine resort town surrounded by stunning peaks. Uniquely sheltered from the cold winds of the north, Cortina has a pleasantly mild climate that visitors can enjoy year-round. Host to the 1956 Winter Olympics, Cortina enjoys a reputation for great skiing in winter. This chic Venetian town also caters to the high society crowd, offering many year-round social activities, shopping, and fine dining.

Check into your hotel. Rest and relax in the town.

Day 02 Cortina D’ampezzo / Sennes Plateau

Cortina D’ampezzo / Sennes Plateau
Sennes Plateau
Breakfast, Dinner included

Snow-Shoeing Hike to The Alpe di Sennes Uplands (4 hrs)

In the morning, meet your local English speaking UIAGM/IFMGA Professional Mountain Guide, who will provide you a trip briefing and orientation.

You will begin your snowshoeing adventure today with a hike to the Alpe di Sennes uplands where it offers extensive panoramic views of some of the most beautiful Dolomite peaks: the Hohe Gaisl (3146 m), the Cristallo (3221 m), the Sorapis (3205 m) and the Tofane (3243 m). Along the way, you’ll enjoy good range of scenery, and walk through habitats that provide homes to home to ibex, chamois, roe deer, and marmots. Grandiose Dolomite groups headed by the Croda Rossa are foremost features, their lower flanks cloaked by flourishing woods of a healthy mix of evergreen conifer and deciduous species.

(Total: ~4 hours snowshoeing 7.8km / 4.9 miles, 800m / 2,627′ ascent.)

Day 03 Sennes Plateau / Altopiano Di Fanes

Sennes Plateau / Altopiano Di Fanes
Altopiano Di Fanes
Breakfast, Dinner included

Snow-Shoeing Hike to Val di Fanes via Pederu (4 hrs)

After breakfast, snowshoe your way down to Pederü (1,548m / 5,079′). Then, you’ll hike up in the Val di Fanes (Fanes Valley) along the Al Plan River on to a rifugio (2,042m / 6,699’), your home for tonight. The entire journey will be filled with adventure and some of the most breath-taking views you’ve ever laid eyes on! Take a few moments to reflect on the beauty of nature around you and marvel at the fact that you too are exploring these spectacular mountain trails on foot, just as they have been traversed for generations before you.

At the end of the day, rest your tired muscles in the comfort of your warm mountain rifugio for the night.

(Total: ~4 hours snowshoeing 7km / 4 miles, 690m / 2,264′ ascent, 620m / 2,034′ descent.)

Day 04 Altopiano Di Fanes / Alta Badia

Altopiano Di Fanes / Alta Badia
Alta Badia
Breakfast included

Snow-Shoeing Hike to Western Dolomites and the Marmolada Massif (3 hrs)

Today, the walk takes you on trails with beautiful panoramas of the Western Dolomites and the Marmolada Massif, the “Queen of the Dolomites.” Which is also a picturesque scene of the highest peaks in the whole region, among them Punta Penìa, at 3,343m above sea level, the highest mountain in the Dolomites Unesco World Heritage Site!

Depart from your Rifugio, snowshoeing south on gentle curves out of a steep valley (option to take steeper shortcuts!) to Passo di Limo (2,172m / 7,126′).  Once you are out of the valley, you may see the beautiful Lago di Limo on your left (to the east) – unless it is frozen and covered with snow! Past an old military building and wooden cross, you hike down for Malga Fanes Grande (2,104m / 6,903′), a cheery converted farm offering light meals and basic accommodation.

The route continues through the beautiful high meadow and karst formations, and then descends to Capanna Alpina (1,726m / 5,663’), a restaurant built at the edge of the Natural Park, in an incredible setting. 

From Capanna Alpina, you will be transferred to your hotel in Alta Badia.

(Total: ~3 hours snowshoeing 9km / 5.6 miles, 397m / 1,302′ ascent, 729m / 2,392′ descent.)

Day 05 Alta Badia

Alta Badia
Alta Badia
Breakfast included

Dolomiti Super-Ski Region Skiing

Enjoy a fun filled day skiing at Alta Badia! The ski area Alta Badia (between 1,300 and 2,778 metres above sea level) is centrally in the Dolomiti Super-ski region, the largest ski area in the Alps. The ideal location of the Alta Badia ski resort is perfect for exploring the Dolomites of South Tyrol, Trentino and the Veneto area on skis and snowboard. This Dolomites’ nature accompanies skiers on more than 1,200 km of ski runs, 450 lifts divided between 12 vast skiing regions.

Ski Pass and equipment rental (ski, boots and poles) are included. Use the hotel’s shuttle service to the ski resort and enjoy the snowy white world!

Day 06 Alta Badia / Verona / Milan

Alta Badia / Verona / Milan
Milan
Breakfast included

Transfer to Milan (approx. travelling distance: 375km/4.5hour).

Verona Guided Walking Tour

En-route, we make a tour stop in Verona (approx. 3hours) – the famous story scene of “Romeo and Juliet”. Explore the UNESCO-listed historical centre and learn about Verona’s architectural gems. Visit the Rena di Verona, a beautifully preserved arena that is nearly 2000 years old. Admire the many monuments, the inside courtyards, the beautiful buildings and also the hidden spots and streets. Sightsee the beautiful city through alleys and internal courtyards to wonderful places like Scavi Scaligeri, the ruins of the Roman and Medieval city, Piazza Bra, Juliet’s Balcony, Piazza Erbe and many more.

Transfer to Milan

After 1.5hrs drive, you will arrive in Milan, the global capital of fashion and design.  Free and easy for the rest of the day.

Day 07 Departures From Milan

Departures From Milan
N.A.
Breakfast included

Transfer to airport for your departure flight.

Hotels & Tour Price

Category 1

Indicative cost per person

Min. 2 pax
From S$7,720
Min. 4 pax
From S$6,080

Hotel Cristallo • Rifugio Lavarella • Rifugio Fanes • Hotel Rosa Alpina • Hotel Manzoni

Cortina

Cortina

Hotel Cristallo (Classic Guestroom)

Nestled in the Italian Dolomites with good views of the limestone cliff-faces, the resort has been one of the Europe’s premier see-and-be-seen resorts since the early 1900s, when royalty and high society wintered here. (Opened: 1913; Refurbished: 2017; Rooms: 98)

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Sennes Plateau

Sennes Plateau

Rifugio Lavarella (Bedroom)

Lies at the heart of the Fanes Sennes Braies natural park, the alpine hut is a refuge of comfort and well being amid the pristine natural landscape of the Fanes, away from traffic and noise of the towns. (Beds: 26)

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Altopiano di Fanes

Altopiano di Fanes

Rifugio Fanes (Two Bed Room)

Strategically located in the Dolomites above the town of San Vigilio di Marebbe, the hut provides a comfortable environment for you to get close to nature. (Beds: 70)

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Alta Badia

Alta Badia

Hotel Rosa Alpina (Deluxe Room)

An Aman Partner Hotel, strategically located in the hearts of Dolomites, It is one of the finest winter resorts and an immaculately preserved natural paradise. (Rooms: 52)

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Milan

Milan

Hotel Manzoni (Classic Room)

In the heart of Milan, Hotel Manzoni is for travelers who appreciate personality. Made in Italy style and impeccable service.

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Category 2

Indicative cost per person

Min. 2 pax
From S$8,520
Min. 4 pax
From S$6,900

Hotel Cristallo • Rifugio Lavarella • Rifugio Fanes • Hotel Rosa Alpina • Park Hyatt Milan (One King Bed Room) or Armani Hotel Milano (Armani Deluxe Room)

Cortina

Cortina

Hotel Cristallo (Superior Guestroom)

Nestled in the Italian Dolomites with good views of the limestone cliff-faces, the resort has been one of the Europe’s premier see-and-be-seen resorts since the early 1900s, when royalty and high society wintered here. (Opened: 1913; Refurbished: 2017; Rooms: 98)

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Sennes Plateau

Sennes Plateau

Rifugio Lavarella (Bedroom)

Lies at the heart of the Fanes Sennes Braies natural park, the alpine hut is a refuge of comfort and well being amid the pristine natural landscape of the Fanes, away from traffic and noise of the towns. (Beds: 26)

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Altopiano di Fanes

Altopiano di Fanes

Rifugio Fanes (Two Bed Room)

Strategically located in the Dolomites above the town of San Vigilio di Marebbe, the hut provides a comfortable environment for you to get close to nature. (Beds: 70)

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Alta Badia

Alta Badia

Hotel Rosa Alpina (Junior Suite)

An Aman Partner Hotel, strategically located in the hearts of Dolomites, It is one of the finest winter resorts and an immaculately preserved natural paradise. (Rooms: 52)

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Milan

Milan

Armani Hotel Milano (Armani Deluxe Room)

The Armani style and philosophy defines every detail of the 95 guestrooms and suites. Each element has been personally designed by Giorgio Armani and chosen for sculptural, aesthetic and sensual qualities. (Rooms: 95)

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COST INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation in double rooms in hotels as stated, on bed & breakfast basis
  • Meals as indicated on the itinerary
  • Transfers for all destinations as described in the itinerary
  • 4 guided days with a local English speaking UIAGM/IFMGA professional mountain guide
  • Snowshoes and safety equipment rental for 3 days
  • Ski equipment rental for 1 day
  • Dolomiti Superski for 1 day

COST EXCLUDES:

  • International airfares
  • Visa
  • Meals unless otherwise specified
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses e.g. laundry, bar, spa services
  • Phone and internet charges

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