(Alta Via 1) Snow patches in the Dolomites

Booking your holiday

Summer 2019: How to book

1. Check availability or ask questions
Booking for 2019 is open! Please Contact us with any questions.

2. Information to read
Please read our Terms and Conditions (PDF) and any of these pages: About our walking holidays (FAQs) and Guided or self-guided? plus any relevant background info in our Walking guides section.

3. Fill in a booking form
To book your trip, please use the Booking form below. Thank you.

Summer 2020

For 2019, booking will open on 1st October 2019.
Please Contact us to chat about 2020 trips, and if you'd like to make a provisional booking please use the form below. Thank you. We'll then contact you after 1 October to confirm prices and dates.

Prefer to post?

If you prefer, we have a printable version of this booking form which you're welcome to post:

Booking form (PDF)

Booking form 2019
and provisionally for 2020

Your holiday

Trip type Self-guided
Holiday name
Arrival day
First walking day
Departure day

Your party

Please add any more people in the Comments box below.
If you are adding to an existing booking, please give the main contact's details and just the new people. Thanks.

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Contact details

Address and post/zip code
(For the delivery of your pack)
Email address
Telephone (Mobile) Most important
Telephone (Home)
Telephone (Work) Least important

Party's details

Relevant medical conditions?
(Please tell us in confidence)
Vegetarians, special diets or allergies?
Room types?
Please could we ask your dogs' type (breed or size?) Thanks

Baggage transfer

Baggage transfer?

Differences from the normal trip

If any (extra nights, comfy or hutty mix, fewer rest days, etc.)?

Party's walking experience

Please add any more people in the Comments box below.

First name Brief details of recent treks or regular walking
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Emergency contact

Please tell us about a friend or relative who we can contact in the event of emergency during your holiday.

Telephone number
Relationship to you


Please tell us anything else

To help us

Where did you first hear about Alpine Exploratory?

If a friend recommended us may we ask who it was? We might send a thank you!


If you already know the price of your trip feel free to enter it here. If not we'll just confirm it for you in the booking confirmation.

Price (£)

We will reply to your booking form with a confirmation email giving the details of your balance and deposit amounts.
The trip deposit is GBP 200 per person and we'll send you instructions to pay by card, bank transfer, or cheque.
Your balance is due 9 weeks before your trip and we'll email you with a reminder closer to the time.

Terms and Conditions

By submitting this form you confirm that you have read and agree to Alpine Exploratory's Terms and Conditions (PDF).
Please ask us if you have any questions about them. Thanks.

What happens when?

On booking:
+ We send you a Booking confirmation email which confirms your details and asks for your deposit.
+ Please read these Key Notes and the accompanying Travel Notes and ask us any questions.
+ (For self-guided trips and private guided trips) we put in place your schedule and send you a Schedule email so that you can check what we ve arranged.

Then at any time before your trip:
+ (For scheduled guided trips) we email you to confirm your trip has reached minimum numbers.
+ Then please feel able to book your flights and transfers, or trains, to the trip.
+ You can also now buy travel insurance (and this can be done any time before your trip).
+ Please check your equipment against the kit list below, and buy anything needed.

10-8 weeks before your trip:
+ We email you a Balance email which asks for your balance, due 9 weeks before.
+ (For scheduled guided trips) if your trip has not yet reached minimum numbers, we email you to discuss options.

6 to 8 weeks before your trip:
+ We post your info pack.

In the fortnight before your trip:
+ We email you a Ready to go email to catch up before your trip and to ask for your travel insurance details, to confirm your mobile number in case we need to contact you during the trip, and to ask if your party s diets or medical conditions have changed since booking.

Then you re ready to go!

Alpine Exploratory
Alpine Exploratory is a system of knowledge on the best mountain trekking in our areas, giving clients superb holidays based on this exploration.
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