SELF-GUIDED ITINERARIES


Below, you’ll find a list of our self-guided itineraries. These prices are based on a group of 4 but keep in mind that you can from a group of any size.

Please remember that all trips are fully customizable to your preferred schedule, budget and activity level. For more information, please contact us!

It’s not just about hiking. This trip offers a multitude of pathways to enrich your everyday life & travel experience through cultural, culinary, artistic and historical perspectives.
— CYNTHIA R. | ENGLEWOOD, CO | COLORADO 2017

SELF-guided | EUROPE | DAY HIKING


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best of the bernese oberland | DAY HIKING

SWITZERLAND | GENTLE - MODERATE

  • Enjoy the most spectacular walking in Switzerland as you hike beneath the dramatic glaciated peaks of the Eiger, Monch & Jungfrau

  • Postcard-perfect views full of high glaciers, alpine hamlets, pastoral meadows & big valleys

  • Explore the dramatic Lauterbrunnen Valley with its thousand-foot waterfalls that cascade over vertical cliffs

  • Stay in the quaint towns of Gstaad, Grindelwald, Mürren & Kandersteg

  • Accommodations: 4-star boutique hotels

  • Enjoy a customized itinerary tailored to your preferred activity level, interests and schedule

$2,695 per person (based on a group of 4) | 8 days/7 nights | Available: Mid-June - September

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JULIAN ALPS & ADRIATIC SEA | DAY HIKING

CROATIA & SLOVENIA | GENTLE - MODERATE

  • Experience the snow-capped peaks, wildflower-dotted meadows, deep gorges, medieval castles and traditional mountain towns of the Julian Alps

  • Discover the ancient hilltop villages of Motovun and Groznjan in Croatia and the lush, green, fertile farmland of inland Istria

  • Often referred to the “Adriatic Tuscany”, walk around Istria’s untouched, vineyard-spotted interior and turquoise, sparkling coastline

  • Indulge in the delicious, local cuisine every day (think: truffles & wine) and experience the welcoming, friendly Slovenian & Croatian cultures

  • Accommodations: 4-star and 5-star boutique hotels

  • Enjoy a customized itinerary tailored to your preferred activity level, interests and schedule

$2,795 per person (based on a group of 4) | 8 days/7 nights | Available: Mid-June - September

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italy’S northeastern alps & brenta dolomites | DAY HIKING

ITALY | GENTLE - MODERATE

  • Explore the South Tyrol and spa-town of Merano & the surrounding mountains & vineyards

  • Hike past alpine wildflowers & crystal-clear lakes

  • Visit a small, family-run vineyard & agriturismo for a tour, private tasting and home-hosted lunch

  • Hike in the undiscovered Brenta Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage Site

  • Visit alpine rifugi, meeting hikers & climbers from around the world

  • E-bike for a day along the Sarca River through the verdant Rendena Valley to Lago di Garda

  • Accommodations: 4-star and 5-star boutique hotels

  • Enjoy a customized itinerary tailored to your preferred activity level, interests and schedule

$2,395 per person (based on a group of 4) | 7 days/6 nights | Available: June - Mid-September

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NORWAY’S sognefjord & west coast | DAY HIKING

NORWAY | GENTLE

  • Ride the train from Oslo to Flåm on the famous Bergensbanen Railway

  • Explore the Aurlandsalen Valley and hike through Norway’s “Grand Canyon”

  • Enjoy delicious cuisine like fresh salmon & trout, wild boar & lingonberries

  • Stay in a tucked-away village at a family-run inn on the Fjærlandsfjord

  • Experience the massive Sognefjord, Norway’s “king of the fjords” via a sail on a high-speed catamaran to the coastal seafaring town of Bergen

  • Accommodations: 4-star and 5-star boutique hotels

  • Enjoy a customized itinerary tailored to your preferred activity level, interests and schedule

$2,995 per person (based on a group of 4) | 7 days/6 nights | Available: June - Mid-September

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WALKS OF MONT blanc | DAY HIKING

FRANCE & ITALY | GENTLE - MODERATE

  • Enjoy the best hikes around the Mont Blanc massif, from your home-bases of Chamonix and Courmayeur, two of the world’s best mountaineering hubs

  • Share breathtaking views of high peaks, glaciers and spectacular valleys

  • Walk through rolling meadows full of wildflowers and friendly cows

  • Enjoy the delicious local cuisine (think: fondue!) and alpine specialities along the way

  • Accommodations: 4-star boutique hotels

  • Enjoy a customized itinerary tailored to your preferred activity level, interests and schedule

$2,795 per person (based on a group of 4) | 8 days/7 nights | Available: Mid-June - October

SELF-guided | EUROPE | HUT TO HUT


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THE haute route | HUT TO HUT

FRANCE & SWITZERLAND | MODERATE - STRENUOUS

  • Complete this famous trek from Chamonix to Zermatt, two of the greatest mountaineering hubs in the world

  • Cross historic passes with awe-inspiring vistas that include high glaciers, verdant valleys, waterfalls, wildlife and views of the highest peaks in the Alps

  • Stay in quaint, charming mountain huts and welcoming alpine villages along the way

  • Meet other hikers from around the world and gather around the dinner table each night to share dinner & wine and tales from your day

  • Accommodations: alpine huts and 3-star inns

  • Hike independently on a customized itinerary tailored to your preferred activity level, interests and schedule

$2,795 per person (based on a group of 4) | 15 days/14 nights | Available: July - September

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tour du mont blanc | HUT TO HUT

FRANCE, ITALY, SWITZERLAND | MODERATE - STRENUOUS

  • Follow the classic circuit around Western Europe’s highest peak as you cross the borders of Italy, Switzerland, and France on foot

  • Stay in some of the most beautiful high alpine huts and quaint village inns as you discover remote hamlets, wildflower-strewn meadows and high alpine passes

  • Incredible mountain views while enjoying local food each day

  • Accommodations: alpine huts and 3-star inns

  • Hike independently on a customized itinerary tailored to your preferred activity level, interests and schedule

$2,795 per person (based on a group of 4) | 13 days/12 nights | Available: July - Mid-September

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norway’S MOUNTAINS & FJORDS | hut to hut

NORWAY | STRENUOUS

  • Traverse the Jotunheimen Nasjonalpark east to west, staying in cozy mountain huts

  • Experience spectacular scenery, wildlife & hospitality

  • Enjoy delicious cuisine like fresh salmon & trout, wild boar & lingonberries

  • Hike by Norway’s two highest mountains – Glittertinden & Galdhøppigen

  • Sail on a high-speed catamaran through Sognefjord - Norway's largest & deepest fjord

  • Spend your final night in the colorful, coastal seafaring town of Bergen

  • Accommodations: alpine huts and 4-star boutique inns

  • Hike independently on a customized itinerary tailored to your preferred activity level, interests and schedule

$2,795 per person (based on a group of 4) | 9 days/8 nights | Available: Mid-June - Mid-September

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THE E5 TRAIL: OBERSTDORF - BOLZANO | HUT TO HUT

GERMANY, AUSTRIA & ITALY | STRENUOUS

  • Complete this classic route from Oberstdorf, Germany to Bolzano, Italy

  • Cross high alpine passes with dramatic views, hiking through Germany, Austria & Italy

  • Stay in some of the most beautiful huts in the Alps along the way

  • Walk in the footsteps of pilgrims, armies, medieval miners and herdsmen across the Alps

  • Experience breathtaking sunrises and sunsets that color the peaks a magnificent pink

  • Accommodations: alpine huts and 3-star inns

  • Hike independently on a customized itinerary tailored to your preferred activity level, interests and schedule

$2,295 per person (based on a group of 4) | 12 days/11 nights | Available: Mid-June - September

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THE gr5 trail | HUT TO HUT

FRANCE | MODERATE - STRENUOUS

  • Walk the first section of the GR5 trail from Lake Geneva to Chamonix as you traverse through Switzerland & France

  • Enjoy delicious Savoyard food while staying in boutique inns & quaint alpine huts

  • Experience views of the dramatic Dents Blanches & Dents du Midi & the Mont Blanc massif

  • Summit Le Brévent (sitting at 2525m) and jump on the cable car that drops you in downtown Chamonix, one of the mountaineering capitals of the world

  • Accommodations: alpine huts and 4-star boutique hotels

  • Hike independently on a customized itinerary tailored to your preferred activity level, interests and schedule

$2,195 per person (based on a group of 4) | 8 days/7 nights | Available: June - September

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ALTA VIA 1: LAGO DE BRAIES - BELLUNO | HUT TO HUT

ITALY | STRENUOUS

  • 10 days of hut-to-hut hiking in the Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage Site from Lago de Brais to Belluno

  • Stay in beautiful, authentic high mountain huts

  • Experience spectacular sunrises and sunsets

  • Follow trails below high limestone peaks, through gentle meadows & past blue lakes

  • Enjoy fantastic hospitality and incredible food from your hosts

  • Learn about WW1 and the history in the region, discovering artifacts from this era

  • Accommodations: alpine huts and 3-star inns

  • Hike independently on a customized itinerary tailored to your preferred activity level, interests and schedule

$1,995 per person (based on a group of 4) | 12 days/11 nights | Available: June - September

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ALTA VIA 2: BRESSANONE - SAN PELLEGRINO | HUT TO HUT

ITALY | STRENUOUS

  • 7 days of hut-to-hut hiking in the Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage Site from Bressanone to Passo San Pellegrino

  • Hike below high limestone peaks, through rugged terrain, gentle meadows & past bright turquoise lakes

  • Enjoy hearty meals and refreshing drinks at the end of each day

  • Enjoy the reward of a point-to-point hike in the beautiful Dolomiti

  • Accommodations: alpine huts and 3-star inns

  • Hike independently on a customized itinerary tailored to your preferred activity level, interests and schedule

$1,795 per person (based on a group of ) | 9 days/8 nights | Available: Late June - September

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Argentina Patagonia Lago del Desierto

fitz roy & lago del desierto | DAY HIKING

PATAGONIA, ARGENTINA | GENTLE

  • Hike trails with views of the majestic Fitz Roy massif & discover Los Glaciares National Park

  • Experience the massive Perito Moreno Glacier

  • Explore El Calafate & the frontier town of El Chaltén

  • Fly fish on Lago Del Desierto in the shadow of the Fitz Roy

  • Enjoy traditional Argentine cuisine & wine

  • Accommodations: 4-star and 5-star boutique hotels including a special remote luxury family-run lakeside lodge

  • Enjoy a customized itinerary tailored to your preferred activity level, interests and schedule

$3,395 per person (based on a group of 4) | 9 days/8 nights | Available: November - March

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machu picchu, CUSCO & THE SACRED VALLEY | DAY HIKING

PERU | GENTLE

  • Visit the “Lost City” of Machu Picchu

  • Discover the colors & culture and Inca capital of Cusco and the surrounding Sacred Valley

  • Experience the hustle and bustle of the Pisac market

  • Visit a local weaving community off the beaten path

  • Enjoy the delicious Peruvian cuisine at a home-hosted lunch with a local family

  • Walk through the lovely countryside to Maras village and its salt mines

  • Ride the narrow-gauge Vistadome train to the valley of Ollantaytambo

  • Accommodations: 4-star and 5-star boutique hotels

  • Enjoy a customized itinerary tailored to your preferred activity level, interests and schedule

$3,795 per person (based on a group of 4) | 7 days/6 nights | Available: March - December

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torres del paine | DAY HIKING

CHILE, PATAGONIA | GENTLE

  • Hike some of the most beautiful trails in Torres del Paine National Park including Las Torres and the French Valley

  • Search for unique wildlife like the Andean Condor & elusive Puma

  • Hike to the Grey Glacier where you’ll see the South Patagonia Ice Field

  • Ride a ferry across turquoise Lake Pehoe

  • Accommodations: 4-star boutique hotels

  • Enjoy a customized itinerary tailored to your preferred activity level, interests and schedule

$2,995 per person (based on a group of 4) | 7 days/6 nights | Available: October - April

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torres del paine w-circuit | HUT TO HUT

CHILE, PATAGONIA | MODERATE

  • Hike the classic “W -Trek” in Torres del Paine National Park including hiking to the base of the famous towers, beneath the Paine Grande & the Cuernos on some of the least traveled trails in the park

  • Follow the Ascencio River to enter the Asencio Valley

  • Discover the French Valley where you’ll have magnificent views of dramatic peaks & blue lakes

  • Hike to the Grey Glacier where you’ll see the South Patagonia Ice Field

  • Ride a ferry across turquoise Lake Pehoe

  • Accommodations: 3 nights in 4-star boutique hotels and 4 nights in mountain lodges (refugios)

  • Enjoy a customized itinerary tailored to your preferred activity level, interests and schedule

From $2,495 per person | 8 days/7 nights | Available: November - March

SELF-guided | NORTH america


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telluride & the san juan mountains

COLORADO | GENTLE

  • Explore Telluride, its unique box canyon, and the surrounding mountains

  • Experience stunning views of the San Juans

  • Take a 4x4 jeep tour from Telluride up Imogene Pass, sitting at just over 13,000ft

  • Discover the eclectic Telluride art scene through a private tour of a local gallery

  • Tour the historic and family-operated Schmid Ranch

  • Accommodations: 4-star hotel in downtown Telluride

  • Enjoy a customized itinerary tailored to your preferred activity level, interests and schedule

$2,395 per person (based on a group of 4) | 7 days/6 nights | Available: June - September

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THE front range & Rocky Mountain National Park

COLORADO | GENTLE - MODERATE

  • Explore the natural beauty of Colorado’s Front Range

  • Discover the awe-inspiring vistas, ancient rock formations, and forests of this region

  • Based in beautiful Boulder, you’ll have easy access to our favorite hikes and local activities

  • Experience the dramatic Rocky Mountain National Park & Indian Peaks Wilderness

  • Visit the historic town of Gold Hill

  • Walk around Pearl Street and eat out at some of the best restaurants and enjoy some of the best craft breweries in the country

  • Accommodations: boutique hotel in downtown Boulder

  • Enjoy a customized itinerary tailored to your preferred activity level, interests and schedule

$1,695 per person (based on a group of 4) | 6 days/5 nights | Available: May - October

 

ACTIVITY LEVELS

 

GENTLE
Daily Distance: up to 6 miles
Daily Elevation: up to 2,000ft
Daily Hours: up to 6 hours
Terrain: hilly terrain with some steep trails

MODERATE
Daily Distance: 6-10 miles
Daily Elevation: up to 3,000ft
Daily Hours: up to 7 hours
Terrain: mountainous terrain, steep sections

STRENUOUS
Daily Distance: 6-14 miles
Daily Elevation: up to 4,000ft
Daily Hours: up to 8 hours
Terrain: rugged, uneven, mountainous terrain with sustained ascents and descents

We like that you are a small company, really dwelling on a few areas that you know well. We didn’t feel like a number but rather a special client. It seems as if you take the time to know all of your clients!
— phyllis y. | basalt, co | self-guided italy 2018