Dolomites Snowshoeing Adventure
Dolomites Snowshoeing Adventure

Dolomites Snowshoeing Adventure

8 days

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Explore the snowy Italian Dolomites on a guided snowshoeing adventure

When the snow falls, the Dolomites become a perfect winter playground. The Dolomites Snowshoeing Adventure goes beyond the popular tourist spots and explores the wild valleys of Belluno. Let the tranquil snowy meadows transport you to another world filled with dramatic rocky peaks and glistening hills.

Each day will reveal new trails where your guide will teach you about the area, and the views will take your breath away each step of the way. A delicious warm meal awaits you at the end of the day where you’ll discover amazing local hospitality. Escape into nature on this fantastic snowshoeing holiday in the UNESCO-designated Dolomites of Italy!

Highlights of the Dolomites Snowshoeing Adventure

Enjoy peaceful winter treks as you explore the valleys of Belluno away from the busy tourist areas.
Take in incredible views of the rocky Dolomite peaks, including Marmolada, the highest peak in the area.
Snowshoe across the dramatic Costa della Spina ridge and experience breathtaking panoramic views.
Immerse yourself in mountain culture and enjoy the hospitality and delicious meals at your local accommodations.

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From $2,225USD
8 days
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Dolomites Snowshoeing Adventure Itinerary

Day 1 Warmup Snowshoe in the Dolomites

You’ll meet your guide in the morning and travel together to Passo Giau. This is where you’ll strap on your snowshoes and begin your first snowy trek into the Dolomites! The gentle slopes and easy trail will be a nice warmup and will allow you to focus on the beautiful views that surround you.

At the end of the trail, the transfer will take you back to your accommodations in time for a nice welcome dinner.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Belluno area
Distance: 2-3 hours, 200m altitude difference
Meals: Breakfast, dinner

Day 2 Explore the Andraz Valley

Today you’ll be adventuring out into the Andraz Valley for a beautiful snowshoe through the mountains. Your guide will teach you about the special environment and how the ecosystem survives in the winter as you discover the sleeping nature that surrounds you. Hike along the western side of Mount Pore and take in the stunning views over the Ladin valleys and the Marmolada and Sella mountains.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Belluno area
Distance: 4-5 hours, 400m of altitude difference
Meals: Breakfast, dinner

Day 3 Snowshoeing in the Laste Valley

Start today’s snowshoe from the mountain village of Laste. Journey through the quiet forests and to the open meadow of Malga Laste, where the open plains offer a beautiful sweeping view of Pelmo and Civetta. You’ll trek through the snow past a mountain hut to a viewpoint where you’ll have another view of beautiful Marmolada.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Belluno area
Distance: 4-5 hours, 500m of altitude difference
Meals: Breakfast, dinner

Day 4 Snowy Trek at the Foot of the Pelmo

This morning you’ll be dropped off in the Zoldo Valley, where you’ll be walking under the majestic gaze of the Pelmo. As you snowshoe from the town of Zoppe di Cadore, you’ll have beautiful views and the fantastic backdrop of Pelmo. The trail starts in the snowy forests, but soon you’ll be enjoying the open space of the meadows at the foot of the mountain.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Belluno area
Distance: 5-6 hours, 600m of altitude difference
Meals: Breakfast, dinner

Day 5 Hermitage and Evening Trek

Two exceptional outings await you today! Start with a trek to the Hermitage of the Romiti. The views of Marmarole, Antelao, and Cadore from this cliffside 18th-century building are incredible. Have a picnic lunch here before descending back into the Cadore Valley.

In the afternoon you’ll be driven to Pian dei Buoi to discover the beauty of the Dolomites in the evening light. Dinner will be at the mountain refuge, and then you’ll return to your accommodations.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Belluno area
Distance: 4-5 hours, 500m of altitude difference
Meals: Breakfast, dinner

Day 6 Views from the Costa della Spina Ridge

In the morning you’ll drive to Comelico to discover another beautiful Belluno valley. Today you’ll hike the spectacular Costa della Spina ridge, which offers amazing panoramic views of the Popera and Sappada mountains from 2000 meters. You’ll have dramatic views on either side of the ridge as you approach the mountains of Austria.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Belluno area
Distance: 4-5 hours, 600m of altitude difference
Meals: Breakfast, dinner

Day 7 Snowshoe trek from Val d’Oten

Your final snowshoe trek will be from Val d’Oten towards Col Negro. Start your exploration of the Marmarole group through another tranquil wooded area. Soon the trees will thin and you’ll be in the expanse of alpine meadows at 1900m above sea level. Dramatic views of Spalti di Toro and Marmarole surround you as you cross the blanket of snow.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Belluno area
Distance: 5-6 hours, 900m of altitude difference
Meals: Breakfast, dinner

Day 8 Tour Concludes

After a final breakfast in the Dolomites, the tour concludes and it's time to begin your travels home. Until next time!
Overnight Location: None
Distance: None
Meals: Breakfast

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Dolomites Snowshoeing Adventure Price and Dates

This guided tour in Dolomites is run as a private tour for your group and the price depends on the number of participants.

The prices below are per person sharing a double or a triple room:

  • Guided groups of 4-5: $2,425 USD per person
  • Guided groups of 6-7: $2,225 USD per person
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Accommodation on the Dolomites Snowshoeing Adventure

This tour is based in hotels, B&Bs, and refuge accommodations. Each location has been carefully selected to showcase the region and is known for a warm welcome and convenient location. This tour is customizable if you would prefer to modify some of the included accommodations.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
Rooms are double occupancy. You can pay a supplement to have a private room in a hotel where possible (please enquire for the pricing). For groups smaller than 4 or solo travellers, ask us for a custom quote.

Hotels on Standard Tour

Night 1-7

Traditional Hotels and B&Bs, Belluno Area

Enjoy warm meals and a warmer welcome at these traditional hotels and refuges nestled in the Dolomites.

What’s Included in the Dolomites Snowshoeing Adventure?

Meals

7 breakfasts and 7 dinners are included. Packed lunches, beverages, and any other meals are not included.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 7 nights are included. Accommodations before the tour are not included but can be added as a supplement.

Transportation during the Tour

Transportation for you and your luggage is included throughout the tour in a private car. Roundtrip airport transfers are not included.

Also Included

  • English-speaking local guide
  • Excursions mentioned in the itinerary
  • Snowshoe rental for the duration of the tour

Not included

  • Flights to and from Venice or Verona
  • Transfers from Venice or Verona
  • Meals, drinks, or snacks not previously mentioned
  • Gratuities for tour guides or other staff if desired
  • Additional excursions
  • Travel insurance
  • Visas if required
  • Anything not mentioned as included

Optional Extras

  • Additional nights before or after the tour
  • Single occupancy upgrades
  • Optional activities or excursions

Frequently Asked Questions about Dolomites Snowshoeing Adventure

The Italian Outdoor is an Italian tour operator founded in 1998 by a group of geologists that organizes hiking and biking tours, from the Alps to the sea with a particular focus on the geological and archaeological heritage.
The Italian Outdoor aims to introduce the tavellers to the beauties of Italy in an active way, far from the classic touristic routes.

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