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The Heart of Italy Dolomites Hiking Tour

$3,300

Explore the Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage site, with heart. Hike where every view is a postcard, eat savory culinary delights, stay in charming, family owned huts, and unwind at lovely local hotels. Book a unique and truly unforgettable trip!
June 29 – July 6, 2024

Session Type : Retreat
Modality : In Person
Language : English
Date : From 06-29-2024
Duration : 8 days
Location : Dolomites, Italy

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Dolomites Hiking Tour: June 29 – July 6, 2024

Starts and Ends: Venice, Italy
Duration: 8 days and 7 nights

Difficulty: Moderate to Challenging – need to be able to hike 8 hours a day with occasional significant elevation gain. The terrain is a mix of dirt, gravel, and grassy trails, some steep climbs, and rocks. Depending on the weather, the terrain can be muddy and slippery. Occasionally have run into snow in altitude. Help with a training program available and encouraged!

Group size: 6-8 participants
Daily Hikes: Range from 8-14 miles. The trip begins in town with length and elevation options to acclimate.
Elevation Gain: 646 – 4,500 feet
Accommodations: Beautiful locally-owned hotels in San Cassiano and Fie. There are no single supplement fees.
Three Mountain Huts, examples: Rifugios Pisciadù, Gardenaccia and Vicenza/Langkofelhütte

Included:
– 7 Nights / 8 days
– Hiking, exploring, and relaxing in a UNESCO World Heritage site
– Group Pick-up/Drop-off from Venice Airport
– All Transportation within the Dolomites
– All accommodations – First 2 nights and last 2 nights in beautiful local hotels and 3 nights experiencing three incredible mountain huts
– Breakfasts & Dinners, including a special last night dinner at an exquisite local 0 km hidden secret
– Guide to lead you, provide local knowledge and safety
– Local wine tasting in a wine cellar with over 1900 labels, 24,000 bottles from every corner of the world
– Single occupancy except in huts or other accommodations where rooms are limited.

Not Included:
– Airfare
– Lunches
– Alcohol (excluding Welcome Aperitivo and Wine Tasting)
– Travel Insurance (required)
– Trip Guide tip (always optional, always appreciated)

Come truly experience a week like an Italian ~ daily hiking, fine Italian gastronomy, wine tasting, and so many personal touches from an expert in the region, all for an incredible price! Book your Dolomites Hiking Tour today!

Cancellation:

Life, la vita in Italian, happens and when it does, it's understandable that you want to know how your vacation is covered. Especially with Covid-19 and its variants, so much is unknown and travel can change, for many reasons. Therefore, here is the Vitality Active Travel Cancellation Policy.

Cancellation Policy

Fees Before Tour's Start

90 days before your tour's start date, Full Payment is required and the Deposit is non-refundable

89 - 30 days before your trip's start date,
75% of the total trip's price is non-refundable

After 30 days before your trip's start date,
100% of the total trip's price is non-refundable

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Dolomites, Rocca Pietore, Province of Belluno, Italy

Dolomites, Rocca Pietore, Province of Belluno, Italy

Vitality Active Travel, led by the world traveler and expert guide Laura Sander, specializes in custom and organized hiking and biking tours worldwide. With a background as an Active Travel Guide and having traveled to all seven continents, Laura brings extensive experience to travel and tourism. Having led trips across Europe, South America, Central America, and Asia, her expertise spans Trip Design, Guiding, Marketing, and several other areas. Known for being meticulous, organized, and personable, Laura also holds a Wilderness First Responder certification.

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