The Ultimate Adventure, Yoga & Hiking retreat in the Dolomites, Italy

The Ultimate Yoga&Hiking Retreat with the Master Yoga trainer, Ulrica Norberg in the Dolomites, Italy, September 19-23, 2018.

This tailor made retreat and adventure combines body, mind and spirit. A unique concept, of the highest quality, designed by Yoga Master, Ulrica Norberg and international travel and hike producer, Maria Söderholm.

After the success with the Ultimate yoga&hiking Adventure in Grand Canyon in September of 2017, they now set sail to the magnificent Dolomites mountains in ITALY.

Uniting hiking, nature, culture and yoga in some of the worlds most fascinating places – a serene and beautiful union between human nature and earth nature.

The Dolomites is arguably the most beautiful mountain range in the world.  Maria and Ulrica have designed a five day retreat with the American based adventure company, Epic One Adventures, to provide a spectacular trail hiking and outdoor yoga experience. Imagine yoga and meditation in these picture perfect settings, hiking through spectacular landscapes, meeting the locals and learning the history of their mountain villages. Enjoying delicious Italian food and wines and then sipping an espresso, while taking in the stunning views all around you.

Great accommodation and high quality foods, as organic and mindful as possible, is always prioritized in Marias and Ulricas retreats. You will stay at the incredible Wellness & Spa Hotel Fanes, in San Cassiano where you will have access to their beautiful SPA and with the dinners, the guests are given the opportunity to enjoy extraordinary wines . http://www.hotelfanes.it/en/hotel.html

You will be offered two yoga classes a day, several different hikes around the area during which there will be an occasional pause for a meditation session, lunch in the sun, a restorative moment on the grass, bringing your bodies, minds and spirits to a greater balance.

This is the Ultimate Retreat. Bringing all aspects of life together.

 

PRICE: 2550

EARLY BIRD: 2350- until May 1!

 

Register here: Maria Söderholm   maria.v.soderholm@gmail.com

Administration: Lotta Dahl   evalottadahl@gmail.com

 

This luxury retreat includes:

Accommodations at the ravishing Hotel Fanes, 4 nights

All meals: breakfast, lunch and 5 course dinner

Airport transportation from Venice, Italy

Professional hiking by Epic One Adventure

Transportation to/from hiking destinations

8 or more, Yoga sessions, indoors/outdoors with Renewed Yoga Master Ulrica Norberg

Ulrica will be teaching in English

 

Not included

Air tickets

Travel insurance

Tip to the guides

 

The Itinerary of The Ultimate Adventure, Yoga & Hiking retreat in the Dolomites

 

Wednesday, Day 1

Sep. 19th

2:30pm              Depart Venice and arrive at Hotel Fanes in San Cassiano

5:00pm              Check in and prepare for yoga session

5:30-6:30pm     Yoga

6:30-7pm          Itinerary review

8:15pm              Dinner at Hotel Fanes

 

Thursday, Day 2

Sep. 20th

7-8:15am          Yoga

Breakfast

9:30-4pm         1st Adventure day

From Tre Cime through the Misurina Mountains

The famous Tre Cime pinnacles appear to face off with the hauntingly jagged Cadini di Misurina Mountains. For this unforgettable hike we will begin at Tre Cime’s Rifugio Auronzo and make our way through these jaw dropping peaks. This trail that glitters with pink and gray Dolomite includes a short section of cables and ladders and plenty of heart pounding fun. We’ll arrive at a Rifugio Fonda Savio perched high in the peaks for lunch before descending down the backside toward the famed Lago di Misurina.

(Hike 4.5 miles in 3.5 hours Difficulty moderate)

Outdoor lunch prepared by Hotel Fanes.

5:45-7pm          Yoga

8:15pm              Dinner at Hotel Fanes

 

Friday, Day 3

Sep. 21st

7-8am                Yoga

Breakfast

9:30am-4pm    2nd Adventure day

Cinque Torri with 360 degree views of incredible surrounding mountains.

The rock towers of Cinque Torri are steeped in history of the First World War. The folly of war is deeply felt as it’s hard to comprehend that humans could battle in this incredibly breathtaking location. Cinque Torri is a vast open-air museum with 360 degree views of seemingly endless Dolomite massifs and peaks. Hiking options abound in all directions and a charming trails run through the midst of these mighty towers. We’ll likely see rock climbers practicing their craft and enjoy a picnic lunch with unparalleled views.

Outdoor Yoga.

Hike 5.5 miles in 3.5 hours to allow for picture taking.

Outdoor lunch prepared by Hotel Fanes.

5:45-7pm          Yoga

8:15pm              Dinner at Hotel Fanes

 

Saturday, Day 4

Sep. 22nd

7-8am                Yoga

Breakfast

9:30am-3pm    3rd Adventure day

Santa Croce Sanctuary

The pilgrimage destination of the Santa Croce Sanctuary was first completed in 1484 and was shaped into its current form in 1650. This holy refuge rests at 6709 feet overlooking the valley with the mighty Dolomites towering behind. We will embark on a stunningly beautiful nature trail that winds its way up through trees lined paths and fields of wildflowers with views of massifs as far as the eye can see.

5:45-7pm          Yoga

8:15pm              Dinner at Hotel Fanes

 

Sunday, Day 5

Sep. 23rd

7-8:15am          Yoga

Farewell breakfast

10:30 am-1:30pm    Travel to Venice

 

While it is our intention to adhere to the itinerary as described, on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The detailed itinerary is a general guideline to the activities that will take place during your Dolomites trip, however the tour leaders reserve the rights for changing the itinerary. In addition, any travel times listed are approximations only and are subject to variations due to local circumstances.