Hiking in Gran Paradiso
Glaciers, Alpine Wildlife and Mountain Huts

Gran Paradiso Hiking Weekend 370€

Enjoy the stunning views over the glaciers and spot the Gran Paradiso Park's wildlife while hiking accompanied by experienced mountain guide, having a night in a typical mountain hut.

DURATION

3 days / 2 nights
On request, it is possible to extend the Gran Paradiso hiking weekend.


LEVEL

People in good health capable to walk up to 3-4 hours per day on normal mountain trails. Altitude gap about +1000 m.
Itineraries can be changed according to your level and experience.

WHERE

Gran Paradiso National Park, starting/ending in Cogne (Aosta Valley).


RECOMMENDED PERIOD

From mid-June to mid-September.


TOUR TYPE

Walking tour accomapanied by experienced hiking guide and with overnights in mountain huts and typical hotel.

DURATION

3 days / 2 nights
On request, it is possible to extend the Gran Paradiso hiking weekend.


WHERE

Gran Paradiso National Park, starting/ending in Cogne (Aosta Valley).


LEVEL

People in good health capable to walk up to 3-4 hours per day on normal mountain trails. Altitude gap about +1000 m.
Itineraries can be changed according to your level and experience.


RECOMMENDED PERIOD

From mid-June to mid-September..


TOUR TYPE

Walking tour accomapanied by experienced hiking guide and with overnights in mountain huts and typical hotel.

Weekend Hiking Gran Paradiso

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore one of the most breathtaking area in Gran Paradiso National Park : Valnontey and Cogne valley!
  • Enjoy a night in the middle of the Alps at 2500 m. in a typical mountain huts, surrounded by great landscape above the Alps
  • Possibility to admire local wildlife as mountain ibex, chamois, marmots, eagle and fox
  • Two days on one on the most spectacular trail in Gran Paradiso National Park, accompanied by our experienced hiking guide
  • Overnights in welcoming mountain hotels
  • in Cogne with SPA facilities
  • Possibility to customize your Gran Paradiso hikin weekend, also with other outdoor activities or visites

PROGRAM

DAY 1
Arrival by your own trasportation to Cogne, in Gran Paradiso National Park. On request we can organize a private transfer from the location where you may be.
Accommodation in typical hotel and according to your arrival time, rest of the day at your disposal to explore Cogne surrounding and enjoy the beautiful view over the Alps.
Hotels has a nice SPA where yu can relax after your journey.
Overnight stay in hotel.
Meals : -/-/D

DAY 2
Early in the morning, after a nice breakfast, meeting with our local hiking guide.
You will leave Cogne to reach Valnontey village (1666 m.) by local bus (5 minutes), then start the trek up to Rifugio Vittorio Sella mountain hut (2584 m.).
The walk up begin in a nice forest and the arrive to open space areas, where is possibile to admire a lot of local wildlife as mountain ibex, chaomois, marmots, fox and eagles.
Arrival at the mountain hut and accommodation in the room.
If you wish in the afternoon is still possible to do another hike around the mountain hut.
Gap : +900 m.
Almost 3h30min hiking

Overnight stay in refuge.
Meals : B/-/D

DAY 3
After a great sunrise above the Gran Paradiso glaciers and a good breakfast in the mountain hut, you will explore the surroundings area, hiking to some mountain pass near the rifugio. In early afternoon you will start the descent to get back to Valnontey and the Cogne.
On request and according to your fitness conditions is it possible to do a different, but longer, itinerary to descent to Valnontey from the hut. Our guide will decide with you what's the best option.
From Valnontey you will take the same local bus to get back in Cogne and continue your tour to your next destination. Arrival extimated around 4 PM.
On request we can book another night in Cogne.
Gap : +400 m. / -900 m.
Almost 5h30min hiking

Meals : B/-/-

On request, it is possible to tailor made your Gran Paradiso hiking weekend. Contact us to receive more information.

Trekking Gran Paradiso National Park

PRIVATE WEEKEND

Every day of the week

370 euro per person
With 4 participants


The Gran Paradiso hiking weekend can be organized for both individuals or private groups.
Contact us for further details and a tailor-made price.

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WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • 2 days with certified hiking guide speaking english (other languages on request)
  • 1 overnight stay in mountain huts, with dinner and breakfast -
  • 1 overnight stay in hotel 3* with SPA in Cogne, with breakfast and dinner


On request, it is possible to add or remove services from the standard ones

ACCOMMODATION

Cogne - Hotel du Gran Paradis 3* with SPA
Accommodation in double room with private bathroom

Hotel du Gran Paradis, Cogne - Hiking weekend in Cogne and lillaz Hotel du Gran Paradis Hiking Weekend in Gran Paradiso - hotel du Gran Paradis

Rifugio Vittorio Sella Mountain Hut
Accommodation in 4-6 beds room with shared bathroom

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WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED

  • Meals not included
  • Beverages during the provided meals, except for water and tea/coffee during breakfasts
  • Extra personal expenses
  • Whatever is not in the "what is included" section

EXTRAS ON REQUEST

  • Private transfers from/to Gran Paradiso National Park
  • Extra overnight stay in hotel in the Gran Paradiso National Park
  • Extra overnight stay in hotel in Turin or Aosta
  • Cultural, food&wine tours
  • Other outdoor activities in Gran Paradiso National Park

Hiking in Gran Paradiso

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Additional Info

  • Destinations: Aosta Valley, Gran Paradiso National Park
  • Activities: Hiking and Trekking
  • Page Title: Hiking Weekend in Gran Paradiso National Park - Glaciers, Alpine Wildlife and Mountain Huts

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