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Dolomites Hiking & Yoga Journey

Trip Length 8 days

From $6,495

  • Greet the sun with yoga and end days of alpine hiking with meditation or spa
  • Delight in regional specialties and farmhouse dinners to fuel your special journey
  • Experience majestic mountain vistas as your explore story-book villages and winding mountain trails

Venture across the soaring Dolomites, adorned with sweeping valleys, dwarf mountain pines, alpine lakes, and storybook villages. Set the mood each day with morning yoga, then hit the trail to discover jagged peaks and World War I heritage. Walk through closely-knit hamlets with shingle-roof timber farmhouses and witness the oldest mountain hut of the Dolomites, Rifugio Nuvolau. At Lake Limedes, take in the majestic reflection of the mighty landscapes and blue skies. Delight in regional specialties and wrap up long days with evening meditation or unplugging at the spa.

Day 1: Arrive in the Dolomites

Land at Venice airport and have a private group transfer to the charming village of San Candido (4,298') in Sesto Dolomites Natural Park. Check into your hotel in the heart of the Dolomites, meet with the hiking guide and the yoga instructor for a trip briefing, and enjoy your first taste of the Dolomites' fresh regional cuisine at the welcome dinner served at the hotel.

  • Dinner
  • Accommodation:Hotel Leitlhof OR Hotel Bad Moos

Day 2: Hike the Tre Cime di Lavaredo Loop

Begin the day with a yoga session outside (weather permitting). Then transfer to Rifugio Auronzo (30-40 minutes) to start the loop hike around the soaring Tre Cime di Lavaredo, a Dolomites landmark known for its three unique jagged peaks. On the hike, see the shapes mutate from sharp points to soft corners, and find reminders of the First World War, including tunnels, bunkers, and barracks. In the afternoon, take a transfer back to the hotel to enjoy the spa or another yoga session before dinner.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Hotel Leitlhof OR Hotel Bad Moos

Day 3: Discover Lago di Braies & Dolomiti d'Ampezzo National Park

Wake for an invigorating sunrise yoga session and breakfast, before heading to Lago di Braies - a beautiful alpine lake set amidst forests and soaring peaks. Next up is a straightforward and steady climb to a high plateau with panoramic vistas, then on a well-trodden path following a scree river colonized by dwarf mountain pines. Soon enter the Dolomiti d'Ampezzo National Park, showcasing vast and marvelous views. Before long, reach your home for the night and enjoy an alfresco yoga session (weather permitting).

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Rifugio Fodara Vedla OR Rifugio Sennes

Day 4: Hike from the Sennes Plateau to Alta Badia

Leave the rifugio and hike towards Rifugio Pederu (5,079'), then uphill in the direction of Lago di Limo. Along the way, take in a landscape dotted with small lakes and rounded mountain tops. Enjoy lunch at Rifugio Fanes, then hike south out of a steep valley to Passo di Limo. Continue through gorgeous high meadows and karst formations, and then descend to Capanna Alpina, a restaurant at the edge of the natural park. Enjoy another private transfer to the hotel for the evening, and a stop for alfresco yoga along the way.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Hotel Fanes OR Hotel Kolfuschgerhof

Day 5: Hike to the Santa Croce Sanctuary

After sunrise yoga and breakfast, take a short transfer to San Cassiano, to begin today's hike to Santa Croce sanctuary (6,709'), which takes two hours and includes several steep climbs. Pass tiny hamlets of ancient shingle-roofed farmhouses and see Stations of the Cross lining the trail of this pilgrimage walk. Find a scenic spot for a picnic, then descend to the village of Pedraces either by foot or chair lift. Transfer back to the hotel to enjoy a sunset yoga session or relax at the spa. Enjoy dinner on your own in town.

  • Breakfast/Lunch
  • Accommodation:Hotel Fanes OR Hotel Kolfuschgerhof

Day 6: Marvel at the Views from Pralongia High Plateau

After breakfast today, transfer to Passo Campolongo. From here, hike to the Pralongia plateau to take in dazzling views of the mountains and the Marmolada glacier, also called the "Queen of the Dolomites." Have an outdoor yoga session at the plateau before enjoying lunch in a rifugio. In the afternoon, descend to town either by foot or cable car and then take a private transfer back to the hotel. Enjoy a Yoga Mandala II session, followed by a superb typical dinner in a farmhouse.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Hotel Fanes OR Hotel Kolfuschgerhof

Day 7: Explore the Cinque Torri & Lagazuoi Area

Wake early this morning for sunrise yoga and meditation with Tibetan bells. Today discover the Cinque Torri and Lagazuoi area; there are several options depending on interests and weather conditions. This spectacular area features majestic mountains and an abundance of WWI remnants. Options include: exploring the trenches and tunnels at the Cinque Torri area or hiking to Lake Limedes, Rifugio Lagazuoi—one of the highest rifugios in the Dolomites, or Rifugio Nuvolau—the oldest rifugio of the Dolomites. Back at the hotel, enjoy another Yoga Mandala II session and farewell dinner.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Hotel Fanes OR Hotel Kolfuschgerhof

Day 8: Depart from Venice

After breakfast at the hotel this morning, take a private group transfer to the Venice airport.

  • Breakfast

Jul 11 - 18, 2019

pricing

2019 Prices
$6,495 (7-16 members)
$1,000 single supplement

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Hotel Bad Moos

Lift your spirits on a stay at this superior 4-stary hotel—the ideal destination for relaxation and rejuvenation in the Dolomites. The spa resort perfectly blends into the surrounding natural environment of the Fiscalina Valley, and is characterized by bright spaces and elegant furnishings. Comfortable rooms come with modern amenities, and the Termesana Spa is an oasis of pure wellness.

Hotel Fanes

Blending Alpine tradition and luxurious comfort, well-being and relaxation, Hotel Fanes is a first-class 4-star hotel. Its comfortable modern rooms are well-equipped and come with tasteful furnishing and mountain views. Onsite amenities include a spa, restaurants and the terrific Sky Pool with is panoramic vistas of the surrounding Alta Badia peaks.

Hotel Kolfuschgerhof

This 4-star jewel in the heart of Alta Badia is a luxurious retreat that offers traditional Alpine hospitality, wonderful gourmet dining, and an array of soothing wellness experiences. Rooms are comfortable and well-appointed, and many come with mountain views. Overall a beautiful Dolomites hotel with a romantic feel.

Hotel Leitlhof

Welcome to South Tyrol's 4-star wellness hotel, nestled in the mountains of Val Pusteria. Modern rooms tastefully blend blonde wood and white accents, and come with comfortable beds and modern amenities. Around you spans the stunning panorama of Tre Cime Natural Park, which can be enjoyed from the sunny terrace after indulging at the Leitlhof restaurant or spa.

Rifugio Fodara Vedla

This mountain refuge is a top choice on the Alta Via No 1 and makes for a tranquil getaway. Hidden in an alpine pass, it's the ideal place to practice hiking, climbing and wellness activities amid incredible scenery. Bunk rooms are rustic but the restaurant is large and bar well-stocked.

Rifugio Sennes

Get close to nature amid a wide panorama of beautiful peaks in this Fanes-Senes-Braies Natural Park mountain refuge. Bunk rooms are simple but the location and ambience are terrific—all part of an MT Sobek style wellness adventure. Enjoy hearty fare here too!

  • Greet the sun with yoga and end days of alpine hiking with meditation or spa
  • Delight in regional specialties and farmhouse dinners to fuel your special journey
  • Experience majestic mountain vistas as your explore story-book villages and winding mountain trails

Venture across the soaring Dolomites, adorned with sweeping valleys, dwarf mountain pines, alpine lakes, and storybook villages. Set the mood each day with morning yoga, then hit the trail to discover jagged peaks and World War I heritage. Walk through closely-knit hamlets with shingle-roof timber farmhouses and witness the oldest mountain hut of the Dolomites, Rifugio Nuvolau. At Lake Limedes, take in the majestic reflection of the mighty landscapes and blue skies. Delight in regional specialties and wrap up long days with evening meditation or unplugging at the spa.

DAILY itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in the Dolomites

Land at Venice airport and have a private group transfer to the charming village of San Candido (4,298') in Sesto Dolomites Natural Park. Check into your hotel in the heart of the Dolomites, meet with the hiking guide and the yoga instructor for a trip briefing, and enjoy your first taste of the Dolomites' fresh regional cuisine at the welcome dinner served at the hotel.

  • Dinner
  • Accommodation:Hotel Leitlhof OR Hotel Bad Moos

Day 2: Hike the Tre Cime di Lavaredo Loop

Begin the day with a yoga session outside (weather permitting). Then transfer to Rifugio Auronzo (30-40 minutes) to start the loop hike around the soaring Tre Cime di Lavaredo, a Dolomites landmark known for its three unique jagged peaks. On the hike, see the shapes mutate from sharp points to soft corners, and find reminders of the First World War, including tunnels, bunkers, and barracks. In the afternoon, take a transfer back to the hotel to enjoy the spa or another yoga session before dinner.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Hotel Leitlhof OR Hotel Bad Moos

Day 3: Discover Lago di Braies & Dolomiti d'Ampezzo National Park

Wake for an invigorating sunrise yoga session and breakfast, before heading to Lago di Braies - a beautiful alpine lake set amidst forests and soaring peaks. Next up is a straightforward and steady climb to a high plateau with panoramic vistas, then on a well-trodden path following a scree river colonized by dwarf mountain pines. Soon enter the Dolomiti d'Ampezzo National Park, showcasing vast and marvelous views. Before long, reach your home for the night and enjoy an alfresco yoga session (weather permitting).

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Rifugio Fodara Vedla OR Rifugio Sennes

Day 4: Hike from the Sennes Plateau to Alta Badia

Leave the rifugio and hike towards Rifugio Pederu (5,079'), then uphill in the direction of Lago di Limo. Along the way, take in a landscape dotted with small lakes and rounded mountain tops. Enjoy lunch at Rifugio Fanes, then hike south out of a steep valley to Passo di Limo. Continue through gorgeous high meadows and karst formations, and then descend to Capanna Alpina, a restaurant at the edge of the natural park. Enjoy another private transfer to the hotel for the evening, and a stop for alfresco yoga along the way.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Hotel Fanes OR Hotel Kolfuschgerhof

Day 5: Hike to the Santa Croce Sanctuary

After sunrise yoga and breakfast, take a short transfer to San Cassiano, to begin today's hike to Santa Croce sanctuary (6,709'), which takes two hours and includes several steep climbs. Pass tiny hamlets of ancient shingle-roofed farmhouses and see Stations of the Cross lining the trail of this pilgrimage walk. Find a scenic spot for a picnic, then descend to the village of Pedraces either by foot or chair lift. Transfer back to the hotel to enjoy a sunset yoga session or relax at the spa. Enjoy dinner on your own in town.

  • Breakfast/Lunch
  • Accommodation:Hotel Fanes OR Hotel Kolfuschgerhof

Day 6: Marvel at the Views from Pralongia High Plateau

After breakfast today, transfer to Passo Campolongo. From here, hike to the Pralongia plateau to take in dazzling views of the mountains and the Marmolada glacier, also called the "Queen of the Dolomites." Have an outdoor yoga session at the plateau before enjoying lunch in a rifugio. In the afternoon, descend to town either by foot or cable car and then take a private transfer back to the hotel. Enjoy a Yoga Mandala II session, followed by a superb typical dinner in a farmhouse.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Hotel Fanes OR Hotel Kolfuschgerhof

Day 7: Explore the Cinque Torri & Lagazuoi Area

Wake early this morning for sunrise yoga and meditation with Tibetan bells. Today discover the Cinque Torri and Lagazuoi area; there are several options depending on interests and weather conditions. This spectacular area features majestic mountains and an abundance of WWI remnants. Options include: exploring the trenches and tunnels at the Cinque Torri area or hiking to Lake Limedes, Rifugio Lagazuoi—one of the highest rifugios in the Dolomites, or Rifugio Nuvolau—the oldest rifugio of the Dolomites. Back at the hotel, enjoy another Yoga Mandala II session and farewell dinner.

  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation:Hotel Fanes OR Hotel Kolfuschgerhof

Day 8: Depart from Venice

After breakfast at the hotel this morning, take a private group transfer to the Venice airport.

  • Breakfast
lodgings

Hotel Bad Moos

Lift your spirits on a stay at this superior 4-stary hotel—the ideal destination for relaxation and rejuvenation in the Dolomites. The spa resort perfectly blends into the surrounding natural environment of the Fiscalina Valley, and is characterized by bright spaces and elegant furnishings. Comfortable rooms come with modern amenities, and the Termesana Spa is an oasis of pure wellness.

Hotel Fanes

Blending Alpine tradition and luxurious comfort, well-being and relaxation, Hotel Fanes is a first-class 4-star hotel. Its comfortable modern rooms are well-equipped and come with tasteful furnishing and mountain views. Onsite amenities include a spa, restaurants and the terrific Sky Pool with is panoramic vistas of the surrounding Alta Badia peaks.

Hotel Kolfuschgerhof

This 4-star jewel in the heart of Alta Badia is a luxurious retreat that offers traditional Alpine hospitality, wonderful gourmet dining, and an array of soothing wellness experiences. Rooms are comfortable and well-appointed, and many come with mountain views. Overall a beautiful Dolomites hotel with a romantic feel.

Hotel Leitlhof

Welcome to South Tyrol's 4-star wellness hotel, nestled in the mountains of Val Pusteria. Modern rooms tastefully blend blonde wood and white accents, and come with comfortable beds and modern amenities. Around you spans the stunning panorama of Tre Cime Natural Park, which can be enjoyed from the sunny terrace after indulging at the Leitlhof restaurant or spa.

Rifugio Fodara Vedla

This mountain refuge is a top choice on the Alta Via No 1 and makes for a tranquil getaway. Hidden in an alpine pass, it's the ideal place to practice hiking, climbing and wellness activities amid incredible scenery. Bunk rooms are rustic but the restaurant is large and bar well-stocked.

Rifugio Sennes

Get close to nature amid a wide panorama of beautiful peaks in this Fanes-Senes-Braies Natural Park mountain refuge. Bunk rooms are simple but the location and ambience are terrific—all part of an MT Sobek style wellness adventure. Enjoy hearty fare here too!

Dates and Pricing

Jul 11 - 18, 2019

pricing

2019 Prices
$6,495 (7-16 members)
$1,000 single supplement

Activity Level Easy to Moderate
Trip Length 8 days

From $6,495

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