Maritime Alps Natural Park
Hut to Hut Trekking Tour

Walking tour in the Maritime Alps Natural Park 460€

A challenging trekking tour to discover the high areas of the wonderful mountains in the Maritime Alps Natural Park, for experienced hikers looking for a great trek in Southern Alps.

DURATION

5 days / 4 nights
On request, it is possible to extend the Maritime Alps trekking tour program.


LEVEL

Challenging. Suitable for hikers in good shape capable to walk up to 7 hours on normal to off-beaten mountain trails. About +1000 m. gap per day.

WHERE

Starting/Ending point: Terme di Valdieri (CN, Valle Gesso).


RECOMMENDED PERIOD

From mid June to mid September.


TOUR TYPE

Alps hiking tour with trekking guide or in self-guided option with maps and GPS, overnight stays in mountain hut.

DURATION

5 days / 4 nights
On request, it is possible to extend the Maritime Alps trekking tour program.


WHERE

Starting/Ending point: Terme di Valdieri (CN, Valle Gesso).


LEVEL

Challenging. Suitable for hikers in good shape capable to walk up to 7 hours on normal to off-beaten mountain trails. About +1000 m. gap per day.


RECOMMENDED PERIOD

From mid June to mid September.


TOUR TYPE

Alps hiking tour with trekking guide or in self-guided option with maps and GPS, overnight stays in mountain hut.

PROGRAM IN BRIEF

DAY 1
Arrival in Terme di Valdieri (1010 m.).
If you choose the option with hiking guide you will meet him/her.
Start of your Maritime Alps trekking tour walking up to Gias del Prato (4529 m.) and further on the plateau Chiot della Sella (1700 m.). Gradually ascending reach the the lake Sottano della Sella (1882 m.) and a bit further the Rifugio Dante Livio Bianco (1910 m.).
Overnight stay in the mountain hut.

About 3h walking.
Meals : -/-/D

DAY 2
Breakfast in the mountain hut and hike to pass Colle Est della Paur (2890 m.) along the lakes of "Sella". From there descend to Valrossa (about 30 min. on stony ground), then, passing by alpine lakes Valscura and Del Claus reach the Rifugio Emilio Questa mountain hut (2388 m.), above the Portette lake and below impressive peaks.
Dinner and overnight stay in the mountain hut.
About 7h walking.
Meals : B/L/D

DAY 3
Breakfast in the mountain hut and the start the 3rd day hike in the Maritime Alps Natural Park.
Descend a bit and the uphill to pass Colletto del Valasco (2429 m.). From there descent to lakes Fremamorta and then to Pian della Casa (1758 m.). From there follow the path uphill to Rifugio Remondino mountain hut (2485 m.), located in a postcard location facing the valley below and the sharp Nasta Peaks.
Dinner and overnight stay in the mountain hut.
About 7h walking.
Meals : B/L/D

DAY 4
Breakfast in the mountain hut and start the hike to reach pass Colle di Brocan (2892 m.). From there start the descent enjoying the spectacular surroundings to reach Rifugio Genova mountain hut (2015 m.). Go along lake Chiotas and start the continuous ascent towards the pass Colle del Chiapous (2526 m.), from where you can admire the highest peaks of the Maritime Alps, as Monte Argentera and Monte Stella. Descend and reach Gias del Lagarot (1910 m.) where you must stop to look at the 900 m. steep Lourousa Coluoir and the north face of Corno Stella peak. Continue the descent and reach Terme di Valdieri, the well-known thermal baths location (1368 m.), where your Maritime Alpstrekking tour will end.
A final transfer will bring you back to Sant'Anna di Valdieri. Arrival and accommodation in local mountain hotel or agritourism for a deserved hot shower!
About 7h walking.
Meals : B/L/D

DAY 5
Departure from Sant'Anna di Valdieri. Check out within 11.00 AM.
Meals : B/-/-

On request, it is possible to extend or shorten the Maritime Alps trekking tour and modify the program according to your pace and time.

Trekking Tour Alpi Marittime - Argentera

PRIVATE TOUR

Every day of the week

SELF-GUIDED OPTION

460 euro
per person
With 2 participants

WITH TREKKING GUIDE
710 euro
per person
With 4 participants

The Maritime Alps trekking tour 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

  • 1 Overnight stay in local mountain hotel or agritourism, accommodation in double room with bathroom
  • 4 Overnight stays in mountain hut, accommodation in shared room with shared bathroom
  • Breakfasts, lunches and dinners as indicated in the detailed program
  • Itinerary with Maps and GPS points (for self guided option)
  • 4 days trekking with certified English, French and Italian speaking hiking guide and his/her expenses (for option with guide)
  • Phone assistance during your tour


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

EXTRAS ON REQUEST

  • Private transfers from/to Maritime Alps Natural Park
  • Extra overnight stay in hotel Maritime Alps Natural Park

Add other outdoor experiences to your Maritime Alps trekking tour.
Check our tours and excursions in Piedmont and Turin Area.

CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT

  • During your Maritime Alps trekking tour you will need to bring just a 30-40 lt. backpack with clothing and other few essential stuff.
  • As you will have always a place to sleep with blankets you don’t need to bring along with you a sleeping bag, but just a light inlet sheet for overnights in mountain hut (if you don’t have it is possible to buy directly in mountain huts).
  • Usually a 10 kg weight backpack is what you should pack to have a reasonable weight and space for clothing.
  • Read our hiking clothing and equipment list to figure out, and if you can try to do some excursion at home with this kind of luggage, so you can get used to it.
  • Remember that during the trekking tour is it possible to wash t-shirts or underwear in the huts, so you don’t need to bring too much of them! Just bring some eco-soap!

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Additional Info

  • Destinations: Piedmont
  • Activities: Hiking and Trekking
  • Page Title: Maritime Alps Trekking Tour in the Natural Park - Hiking in Piedmont, Italy

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