Alta Via 1 Highlights

A 4-day version of the famous Alta Via 1 trek, covering its northern part from the crystal-clear Lago di Braies and the panoramic Falzarego mountain pass.
Starting point
Lago di Braies
Finish point
Falzarego pass / Cortina d'Ampezzo
4 days / 3 nights
Technical level
Uneven trails with bigger rocks, steep sections and exposed terrain. Requires basic hiking experience
Fitness level
Suitable for most regular hikers
From: 965€/person

Explore the heart-stopping corners of the Dolomites around Cortina d’Ampezzo

Visit the famous Falzarego mountain pass and see the iconic Cinque Torri

Stay in three different authentic Italian rifugios high up in the Alps

Hike along remains from World War 1

Rifugio Sennes view
Rifugio Sennes view
Cinque Torri
Cinque Torri
Cortina dAmpezzo surroundings
Cortina dAmpezzo surroundings
Le Vert Lake Lavarella
Le Vert Lake near Rifugio Lavarella
Mountain hut pasture
Mountain hut pasture
Rifugio Biella with surroundings
Rifugio Biella with surroundings
Tofana di Rozes
WW1 remains
WW1 remains

Included in price

3x accommodations with breakfast

Tour design and organization

Booklet with detailed itinerary and route instructions

Service and support during your hike

GPS navigation with an easy-to-use app

Optional Extras

Transfer to/from Cortina d'Ampezzo
English-speaking guide
Supplement for special dates

What to bring to the tour

Comfortable sports clothes
Insulation jacket
Spare socks, underwear and shirt
Toilet paper
ID card
Trekking poles if you are used to them
Extra layer
Rain jacket
Sports shoes with good grip
Water bottle
Sleeping liner
Backpack 25-30 l
Some cash for food and accommodation
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A shortened version of the epic Alta Via 1 takes you across its northern and most scenic sections in the vicinity of the famous Cortina d’Ampezzo.

Keeping to the original route, it overcomes 38 kilometers and 2700 meters of altitude before concluding at the Falzarego mountain pass (or Cortina if you wish). This hike is ideal for someone who wants to explore the places bearing scars of WW1 but cannot trek the entire trail.

The stages on this tour are shorter and less demanding than on our Alta Via 1 South hut-to-hut hike. However, you should still be ready to hike between 4 and 6 hours daily.

We will book all your accommodations at rifugios and offer you support during your hike. You will also receive a detailed written guide with a day-by-day itinerary and a precise GPS track of the planned route beforehand.

We are eagerly waiting to assist you on your Alta Via 1 hike!


Things to know


Those who like a good adventure and limitless flexibility should go on a self-guided tour. We prepare the itinerary and book your accommodations while you enjoy the journey without our guide, being fully in charge of all the daily decisions. While you’ll have the full support of our team in case of any emergencies or concerns, a certain level of self-reliance is required.

Private Guided

Experience the great outdoors on a private guided tour tailored just for you. The tour is for those who want a hastle-free adventure and enjoy the flexibility of a small private group and not stress about the details of everyday planning. The guide will be fully at your disposal to make this experience as personalized as possible, maximizing the enjoyment during and after the tour.

Join a Group

For solo hikers or hikers who wish to meet other like-minded souls, don’t want to stress about tour-planning and other annoying details. We’re going to find you a group of like-minded outdoor enthusiasts and take care of all the other details. The tour will be led by our guide, who’ll make sure everything runs smoothly, ensuring maximum hiking enjoyment.


We handle itineraries, accommodations, and anything else you prefer not to deal with, so you can enjoy a carefree hike.

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