Walking & Hiking by Gate 1


Gate 1 Travel's perfect balance of cultural immersion and memorable hiking experiences.

Gate 1 Travel's perfect balance of cultural immersion and memorable hiking experiences.

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Why Choose Gate 1 Walking & Hiking Tours?


Make the most of Gate 1's vast experience, over 40 years providing outstanding guided and escorted tours worldwide.  Walking tours are physically demanding, suited for travelers with an active and athletic lifestyle.  Tours feature traditional touring, along with guided walking and hiking excursions to become fully immersed into the destination. Engage with locals and discover the beauty and majesty of a region from a unique and exhilarating vantage point.

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8 Day Sorrentine Peninsula & Amalfi, Italy Walking Tour

Discover the beautiful scenery of Sorrento & Amalfi on one of our Walking Tours. Explore the hidden gems of the Island of Capri, walk along the ancient Roman road, known as Minerva path and hike down to the beautiful Bay of Ieranto on this small group walking tour.


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Trained Hiking Guides


Embark on your journey and experience your destination in the best way possible. Walking Tours by Gate 1 are led by qualified professionally trained Hiking Guides to maximize your safety and enjoyment. For groups of 11-22 travelers, an additional guide is provided, except for USA & Canada Walking tours where the maximum group size is 14. Hiking Guides are specially trained with expert knowledge of the particular region of travel as well as the native flora and fauna.

Hike Activity Level


Each package has defined activity levels for every hike:

 
Level Easy Moderate Challenging Very Challenging
Duration Up to 3 hours 3 - 4 hours 4 - 5 hours 5+ hours
Type Walking Walking & Hiking Hiking Hiking
Terrain Mostly flat Hilly & Uneven Rugged with loose rocks & steep grades Mountainous with some climbing & many steep grades
Elevation Gain/Loss 500 feet or less 500 - 1,000 feet 1,000 - 2,000 feet More than 2,000 feet
Easy

Duration: Up to 3 hours
Type: Walking
Terrain: Mostly flat
Elevation Gain/Loss: 500 ft or less
Moderate

Duration: 3 - 4 hours
Type: Walking & Hiking
Terrain: Hilly & Uneven
Elevation Gain/Loss: 500 - 1,000 feet
Challenging

Duration: 4 - 5 hours
Type: Hiking
Terrain: Rugged with loose rocks & steep grades
Elevation Gain/Loss: 1,000 - 2,000 feet
Very Challenging

Duration: 5+ hours
Type: Hiking
Terrain: Mountainous with some climbing & many steep grades
Elevation Gain/Loss: More than 2,000 feet

Daily duration and elevation gain/loss are general guidelines; check your itinerary for more specific details.

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Accommodations


Our smaller groups often allow us to stay in superior tourist-class boutique properties when off the beaten path and first-class hotels while in major cities. Enjoy deluxe accommodations in the Dead Sea, wander the local neighborhoods of Athens and experience this unique natural and cultural landscape in the heart of Austria. Your home away from home has been carefully selected and includes standard rooms, easy check-in & the same great service expected when traveling with Gate 1.