Information: The Amalfi Coast Adventure Trek

Thank you for your interest in joining the upcoming Adventure Trek to the breathtaking Amalfi Coast. This page has more detailed information about the trip. If you have additional questions or would like to book your trip, please email info@mountaintrek.com or call 1.800.661.5161.

We look forward to seeing you in Italy. Ciao.

DATES

Trek One: April 6 – 13, 2019 (FULL)

Trek Two: April 13 – 20, 2019 (FULL)

Booking complete

Trek Itinerary

Day 1—Saturday

Arrive to Hotel Palazzo Avino. Dinner at the hotel.

Day 2—Sunday

After breakfast, meet your guide in the lobby of the hotel to start this beautiful hike to Minori through Sambuco and the convent of San Nicola.

This hike travels on an ancient path used to connect the villages along the coast before the Amalfi drive was built.

Trail Difficulty: Moderate

Elevation gain/loss: -400m

Distance: 8 km/5 mi.

Dinner will be in the village of Ravello

Day 3—Monday

After breakfast, meet your guide in the lobby of the hotel to start another incredible beautiful walk along the Valle delle Ferriere (Iron Foundry Valley/Paper Mills Valley)

This hike will be mostly downhill from Ravello to Amalfi, along this incredible valley surrounded by nature and history

Hike Difficulty: Moderate

Elevation gain/loss: -400m

Distance: 6 km/3.7 mi.

After the hike, we will visit the paper museum and stop in Amalfi to walk around and do some shopping

We will then transfer from Amalfi to Positano

Dinner will be at Hotel Il San Pietro Positano

Day 4—Tuesday

Meet your guide in the lobby of the hotel and be ready to hike along the most popular walk in Italy. A short transfer brings us to Praiano, where we will start to walk uphill to reach the Path of the Gods hike, famous for its outstanding views of the Mediterranean Sea. From here we will walk to the village of Nocelle.

Hike Difficulty: Moderate with technical sections

Elevation gain/loss: 600m

Distance: 7 km/4.3 mi.

After the hike, we will return to the hotel to relax and change for dinner in beautiful Positano

Day 5—Wednesday

After breakfast, meet your guide in the lobby of the hotel and be ready to walk along the Path of the Two Provinces. The first section of this trail has an elevation gain of about 800 meters to get to the Hamlet of Santa Maria del Castello. There will be a stop into a very nice bar where people produce local cheese and Fior di Latte (cow Mozzarella). We will then continue the hike to Monte Comune, where we will have a picnic lunch.

After lunch, we will walk to the village of Arola, where a transfer will wait to bring us to Sorrento.

Hike Difficulty: Challenging

Elevation gain/loss: 900m

Distance: 13.5 km/8.4 mi.

Dinner will be in Sorrento, at the Grand Hotel Favorita, where we will stay for the remainder of the trip

Day 6—Thursday

After breakfast, we will ferry to the famous Isle of Capri, where we will hike to Villa Jovis and Villa Lysis.

Hike Difficulty: Easy

Elevation gain/loss: 200m

Distance: 4 km/2.5 mi.

Lunch will be in Capri, with time for shopping.

Dinner will be in Sorrento

Day 7—Friday

Today, we embark on our final hike of the day. After another delicious breakfast, we will set out to hike Le Sirenuse Trail. The path of Sirenuse is an amazing walk that can be compared to the Path of the Gods. It is so named for its location, being in fact the closest point to the archipelago of Sirenuse. It is a unique walk surrounded by the Mediterranean nature, rich of historical and mythological references and breathtaking views of the two gulfs (Gulf of Naples and Gulf of Salerno).

Hike Difficulty: Easy

Elevation gain/loss: 300m

Distance: 8.5 km/5.2 mi.

We will have free time in the evening, followed by a farewell dinner at the hotel.

Day 8—Saturday

Departure day.

If you have time, a guided tour of Pompeii can be arranged for you. Please plan for 2 additional hours for the tour.

Arrivederci.

What’s Included:

7 nights Accommodation

Breakfast, lunch, and dinners

Transport of luggage between hotels during the tour portion

Support vehicles along the trails

Entry fees and permits

Hiking poles, foot care, electrolytes

What’s Not Included:

Transport to and from the start and end location—we can help you arrange

Laundry—available at hotels at personal expense

Backpack—please bring your own hiking backpack 26-40 liters

Water bladder—please bring a 3L bladder for hydration

Price:

$6,700 USD

a $1,500 USD non-refundable deposit is due upon booking

Nearest Airport

The nearest major city is Naples. Its airport is Naples International Airport (NAP).

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