The Dolomites of Cortina (Italy)

The Tre Cime di Lavaredo, Italy

Hikers near the Cinque Torri, Dolomites

Sunset on the Tre Cime di Lavaredo

The Dolomites of Cortina
Tour Code: GAEUR-TDOC-G

Guided hike • 2 accommodations 7 days • 6 nights • partial luggage transport
Italy
Level: Easy to Intermediate 2/5
Season: Mid June to Mid September
Days: 7 
Cost: from S$ 1780

A comfortable hike in theDolomites, among the most beautiful mountains in the world.

Your first base is in the hamlet of Pocol, near Cortina d’Ampezzo. For four days, you hike in the heart of a dolomites, such as Tofane, Cinque Torri which lies in the Fanes-Sennes-Prags Nature Park; then you will spend two days around the famous Three Peaks of Lavaredo.

Each of these massifs provides a multitude of hikes of all levels; these two sites in particular provide hikers a variety of landscapes within a fairly close radius, thus avoiding long journeys.

The cultural side is not forgotten during this stay, and if we have time, we can visit the ethnographic museum of the “Rules of Ampezzo” and the galleries of the open-air Museum of the “Great War” at passo Falzarego .

Dates 2022:

06/26/2022 – 07/02/2022 (Confirmed Dep)
07/17/2022 – 07/23/2022
07/24/2022 – 07/30/2022 (Confirmed Dep)
31/07/2022 – 06/08/2022 (Confirmed Dep)
07/08/2022 – 13/08/2022 (Confirmed Dep)
08/28/2022 – 09/03/2022 (Confirmed Dep)
04/09/2022 – 10/09/2022

 

Day 1 Arrival Cortina d’Ampezzo
Day 2 Hking at The Cinque Torri
Day 3 Hiking at The Lake of Croda da lago
Day 4 Crossing the Tofane massif
Day 5 Cortina d’Ampezzo – Tre Cime, West and North faces – Lake d’Antorno/ Lake Misurina
Day 6 The Tre Cime de Lavaredo, east and south face
Day 7 Return to Cortina d’Ampezzo

7 days, 6 nights
The Dolomites of Cortina (Italy)

Day 1 Arrival Cortina d’Ampezzo (D, O/N Hotel)
Transfer by bus to Pocol (6 km from Cortina). This will be your base for 4 nights at the hotel. Briefing by the guide of the hiking week.

Dinner and night in Pocol Hotel

Day 2 The Cinque Torri (BLD – O/N Hotel) [4 hrs, +350m, -715m]
From Passo Falzarego (2105m), we climb to Forcella (pass) Averau (2435m), via a very beautiful passage under the cliffs of Averau, to Forcella Nuvolau and the Averau refuge. We then descend to the Scoiattoli refuge, an astonishing balcony facing the Tofane and the Cinque Torri, with views of astonishing stone towers. Continue an easy descent to Cian Zopé (1732m) and return bus to Pocol (5 min).

Dinner and night in Pocol Hotel

Day 3 The Lake of Croda da lago  (BLD, O/N Hotel) [4.5-5 hrs, +530m, -700m]
The lake is located a few km from the hotel. Departing from Ponte de Rucurto (1710m), we follow a beautiful path to Cason de Formin (1843m), then continue to Val Negra and Lake Croda and its refuge (2055m). Return downhill to the hotel on foot.

Dinner and night in Pocol Hotel

Day 4 Tre Cime, West and North faces (BLD O/N Hotel) [4..5 – 5 hrs, +450m, -860m]
The hike starts at an altitude of 1985m, passes under the col dei Bois and the south face of the Tofane de Rozes to the Dibona refuge. Here you can enjoy the views of the Cinque Torri. Then descend via a beautiful wooded path to Pocol.

Diner and night in Pocol Hotel

Day 5 Tre Cime, West and North faces (BLD O/N Hotel) [4.5-5 hrs, +450m, -860m]
Morning private transfer to Lake Antorno. You drop off your luggage at the hotel then take the bus to the Auronzo refuge (2330m). Cross the Forcella de Mezzo (2324m) Pass; then descend towards the north face of the Tre Cime, the small Forcellina pass and its lakes (2245m). We then join the Val Rinbon, for a descent that will take us to the Val de Rinbianco, for a return to the hotel. After this hike we will have skirted the Tre Cime from the West and the North.
Dinner and night in hotel at Lake d’Antorno or on the shores of the splendid Lake Misurina

Day 6 The Tre Cime de Lavaredo, east and south face (BLD O/N Hotel) [4-4.5 hrs, +590m, -590m]
From the Auronzo refuge, which we reach by bus, we will leave on foot for the grand tour of the Tre Cime, a mythical stage in the middle of needles, towers and other peaks. Crossing to the Lavaredo refuge, under the Tre Cime; then Mt Paterno and Croda Passaporto via the Büllelejoch pass and the dei Piani lakes. We then reach the Locatelli refuge and the north face of the Tre Cime, the spectacle is magnificent! Return to Auronzo via the Lavaredo pass, then bus to the Antorno lake at the end of an exceptional day.

Dinner and night in hotel at Lake d’Antorno or on the shores of the splendid Lake Misurina

Day 7 The Fratelli Fonda Savio hut – Cortina d’Ampezzo. (BL) [4 hrs, +550m, -550m]
Last ½ day with a superb round trip to the Fonda Savio refuge (2367m), with a splendid view of the Cristallo and the Cadini di Misurina needles.
Transfer by bus to Cortina d’Ampezzo in the early afternoon.
Expected to arrive in Cortina around 3 p.m. at Cortina d’Ampezzo bus station.

We may sometimes have to modify the indicated itinerary somewhat: either at the level of the organization (problem of overload of accommodation, duplication of groups, modification of the state of the ground, landslides, degraded trails, etc.), or directly by the guide (weather, group level …). Trust us, these changes are always made in your interest, for your safety and for a better comfort!

The Dolomites of Cortina – Guided
Tour Code: GAEUR-TDOC-G

DATES and PRICE per person in SGD
Join in our Fixed dates with one of our partner’s groups, or a Private trip with family or friends, on the dates that suit you.

Private Groups of 4 and above

Pax 4-5 6-7 8-9 10-12 13-14
Cost 2380 1980 1880 1680 1580

Join-In Group (Size: 6-14 pax)

Join-In Group Cost
Dates
06/26/2022 – 07/02/2022 (Confirmed Dep) 1780
07/17/2022 – 07/23/2022 1980
07/24/2022 – 07/30/2022 (Confirmed Dep) 1980
31/07/2022 – 06/08/2022 (Confirmed Dep) 2080
07/08/2022 – 13/08/2022 (Confirmed Dep) 2080
08/28/2022 – 09/03/2022 (Confirmed Dep) 1980
04/09/2022 – 10/09/2022 1980

Price is subject to changes without prior notice.

Single supplement: +$360 ~ 6 nights in a single room. (subject to availability)

LAND Price includes

  • Your guide – a French mountain guide
  • Your accommodation in double room with half board
  • Full board meals from dinner on D1 to breakfast on D7 (with picnic lunches)
  • Transfers during the trip by local bus or taxi
  • Taxi transfer from Pocol to Lake Antorno
  • Briefing before departure
  • 15% discount for gears at X-Boundaries

Price excludes

  • All airfare & taxes
  • All  transfers except those mentioned in “includes”
  • The taxi back to Pocol for those who come by car
  • Drinks
  • Visits & Entrance fees
  • Personal gears
  • Expenses of a personal nature like laundry, phone calls, alcohol, beverages, cigarettes
  • Dinner in Como
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances such as bad weather, landslides, road conditions and any other circumstances beyond our control.
  • Single supplement
  • Visa and Visa application fees
  • All those not mentioned in “the price includes”
Options
Additional nights in a double room at Pocol:  Jun   July/ Sep  Aug
in B&B (night with breakfast):             150      160     180
HB             180      190     200
Additional night in room only at Pocol:  
in B&B (night with breakfast):             200      220     230
HB             230      240     260
Additional nights in Misurina:               20
More information

All of the information provided, which does not relate directly to that which is included in the price of the trip, must be checked and X-Trekkers cannot be held responsible for any inaccuracies in the supplementary information provided.

LEVEL 2/5
Easy to medium. From 2 to 5/6 hours of walking and/or +300 ~ +700m & -300 ~ -1000m of elevation during the day. No technical passage on easy to medium paths and trails. The stay is in a comfortable hotel, with a single change of hotel.

LUGGAGE TRANSFER
You only carry a small bag with your business for the day. No transfer required.

ACCOMMODATION
Comfortable hotel (3***) in Pocol (6km from Cortina), sauna, wifi, or equivalent.
Comfortable hotel (very comfortable 2** equivalent) at Lake d’Antorno, above Misurina, at an altitude of 1880m or 3*** hotel at Lake Misurina (Sorapiss hotel or equivalent).
For the departure on 07/24 and in very high season (mid-August), 6 nights in a comfortable 3* hotel in Pocol (6 km from Cortina) with sauna and wifi.

FOOD

Half-board from dinner on D1 to breakfast on D7. Picnic at noon, from D2 to D7.
Evening meal and breakfast served hot; picnic lunch; trail food.

GUIDE

Qualified mountain guide, recognised by the French state.

GROUP
Private group from 4 to 14 people, subject to availability.
Join-In Group 6-14 people.
Exceptionally, the group may include one more person, for example if a couple comes to register when there is only one place left, or in the event of simultaneous registrations.

START / END

MEETING POINT:Day 1 in Cortina at 4:30 p.m. at Cortina d’Ampezzo bus station.

END OF THE TRIP: Day 7 in Cortina around 3 p.m. at Cortina d’Ampezzo bus station.

Extend your stay
Upon request we can book additional nights before or after the trip. Please note these bookings are non-refundable and the terms and conditions of the hotel apply.

Getting There

Arrival/ Departure

  • By Plane to Venice
    • By bus
      • Return trip between Venice and Cortina d’Ampezzo:
        Cortina Express bus (approximately 2 hours journey): for bus timetables, consult the website.

        Round trip between Cortina d’Ampezzo and Pocol
        Bus DolomitiBus n°31/33: for bus timetables, see the website.

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