Italy Adventure Tours
Italy’s diverse terrain and rich cultural heritage make it the ultimate destination for hiking and adventure. From the dramatic peaks of the Dolomites to the picturesque trails and scenic beauty of the Amalfi Coast, Italy offers an array of breathtaking landscapes for hikers of all levels.
Italy’s extensive network of well-maintained trails, coupled with its stunning natural beauty and historical landmarks, provides an unparalleled experience for adventurers seeking both physical challenge and cultural immersion. The ancient ruins, medieval villages, and vineyard-dotted hills along many of these routes offer a unique blend of history and natural splendor, creating an enriching journey for travelers.
Delectable local cuisine and world-renowned wines add an extra layer of indulgence to the adventure, allowing hikers to savor the flavors of Italy’s regions.
If you’re looking to hike amidst mountain peaks, traverse coastal paths, or delve into historic trails, Italy’s fusion of natural wonders and cultural treasures makes it a truly unparalleled destination if you’re seeking an unforgettable hiking and adventure experience.
Embark on a captivating Amalfi Coast journey, starting in Naples. Ascend Mount Vesuvius, explore the charm of Capri Island, and discover the hidden Fiordo di Furore. Hike ancient pathways, dive into azure waters, and immerse yourself in rich history. Your coastal adventure concludes with a memorable farewell dinner, leaving you with lasting impressions of this enchanting escape.
8 Days – Activity Level: Moderate
Embark on an awe-inspiring journey through the Dolomites, a UNESCO World Heritage site, known for their jagged peaks, lush meadows, and rich history. Explore historic sites like Lagazuoi, Cinque Torri, and Averau, steeped in the legacy of World War I. Traverse Passo Giau, Civetta Massif, and Moiazza, each step unveiling panoramic vistas of iconic Dolomite summits. Conclude in Val di Fassa, surrounded by the awe-inspiring Four Valleys. This Dolomiti odyssey promises not just breathtaking hikes but a profound connection with one of the world’s most stunning mountain ranges.
8 Days – Activity Level: Moderate
Embark on a mesmerizing journey along the Amalfi Coast, where ancient history intertwines with breathtaking landscapes. Ascend the iconic Mount Vesuvius, explore the enchanting Valle dei Mulini, and hike through rugged terrains to reach the secluded beauty of Fiordo di Furore. Traverse the ancient pathways of Capri Island, from the historic Villa Jovis to the charming village of Capri. Dive into the azure waters at the foot of the legendary Fiordo di Furore, a cove with tales to tell. Immerse yourself in the rich history, stunning landscapes, and coastal allure of Amalfi, creating lasting memories of this captivating coastal escape.
Mount Vesuvius Exploration
Ascend the iconic Mount Vesuvius, an active volcano with a dramatic history, offering panoramic views of Naples and the Bay of Salerno.
Hike Monte Tre Calli
Trek through charming villages and chestnut tree forests, reaching the ridge of Monte Tre Calli for breathtaking views of the Mediterranean and Sorrento Peninsula.
Path of the Gods to Positano
Traverse the famous Sentiero degli Dei, enjoying forests, wildflowers, and sheer granite cliffs, culminating in the iconic village of Positano.
Torre Dello Ziro & Valle dei Mulini
Discover the historic Torre Dello Ziro, a medieval watchtower, and explore Valle dei Mulini with remnants of Europe’s earliest paper mills.
Capri Island Circuit
Embark on a boat ride to Capri Island, hiking a circuit that includes the ruins of Villa Jovis and breathtaking coastal pathways.
Hike to Fiordo di Furore
Experience a coastal hike leading to the secluded cove of Fiordo di Furore, known for its deep gorge, arched stone bridge, and crystal-clear waters.
Embark on an unforgettable journey through the Dolomites, a paradise for hikers and history enthusiasts alike. Discover historic sites like Lagazuoi, Cinque Torri, and Averau, each steeped in the legacy of World War I. Traverse the majestic Passo Giau, Civetta Massif, and Moiazza, with every step revealing panoramic vistas of iconic Dolomite summits. Conclude your adventure in Val di Fassa, surrounded by the awe-inspiring Four Valleys. This Dolomiti odyssey promises not just breathtaking hikes but a profound connection with one of the world’s most stunning mountain ranges.
Lagazuoi, Cinque Torri & Averau
Explore the Lagazuoi-Cinque Torri area, marked by WWI remnants and stunning mountain vistas. Descend tunnels built by soldiers and hike to Rifugio Averau.
Hike Passo Giau
Traverse Forcella Giau for inspiring views of Tofana, Monte Cavallo, and the Sorapiss. Experience the beauty of the Dolomites’ diverse landscapes.
Hike Civetta Massif
Venture through Monte Coldai, witness the colossal west face of Monte Civetta, and stay overnight at Marmolada Rifugio with views of Val Civetta.
Hike Civetta & Moiazza
Descend to Val Civetta, pass beneath the towering Torre Venezia, and ascend to Rifugio Bruto Cartestiato. Explore the stunning landscapes of Val Corpassa.
Hike Malga Ciapela to San Pellegrino
Trek from Malga Ciapela through alpine meadows, visit the village of Franzedàz, and ascend to Forca Rossa. Descend toward Passo San Pellegrino for a memorable night.
Hike Four Valleys
Depart from Rifugio San Pellegrino, hike to Passo Valles, and enjoy the beauty of Corda degli Zingari. Marvel at the metamorphic Lagorai chain on your descent.
Explore Mount Vesuvius
Begin your journey exploring Mount Vesuvius, an active volcano with historical significance, offering panoramic views of Naples and beyond.
Meet Our Guides
At The Conqueror Adventures, our journey is led by the passionate and experienced individuals who have an unwavering love for the great outdoors. These are the adventurers who guide you through rugged landscapes, lead you to hidden gems, and share their profound knowledge of the destinations we explore.
In this section, we invite you to meet our guides, the heartbeat of our hiking tours. These individuals are more than just experts; they are passionate storytellers, nature enthusiasts, and cultural interpreters. They bring the landscapes to life, adding a layer of depth to your adventure that can’t be found in guidebooks.
Their stories, insights, and profound love for the destinations they explore are integral to the exceptional experiences we provide. Get to know the adventurers who will be your companions on the trail, leading you through extraordinary journeys filled with discovery, camaraderie, and the joy of exploration.
Founder, Guide & CEO
Founder and boss, Phil is at his best when he’s leading a group. He has spent his entire working life, leading and designing adventures in almost every continent in the world. It’s just in his blood and he’ll never give it up. You’ll still find Phil leading trips in Italy, Nepal, and New Zealand which is his home. Phil loves whitewater kayaking, backcountry skiing and mountain biking in his free time.
“I’ve done a tonne of guided trips in my time, and traveling with Phil was by far, THE best and most fulfilling experience I’ve had – he was genuine, attentive and clearly loves what he does.”
Ed Stone, USA – June 2016
Meet Nev Waterson – A kiwi now living in Europe, an all-around fantastic guy, and a skilled mountain biker. Nev is a long-time world traveler and experienced adventure travel guide, known for his calm, thoughtful leadership and dry sense of humor. Nev has been working with Phil since 2001.
You’ll be in great hands when you join an Amalfi Coast trip!
When you join us on an Italian Dolomites adventure, you’ll meet Mike, another kiwi transplant who lives in Europe. Mike started as a hiking guide in the South Island of New Zealand before moving to Europe in 2013 and began guiding in the Italian Dolomites. He’s engaging, fun, resourceful and loves his motorbike! Mike ran the very first Dolomites hiking adventures with Phil in 2015.
“I can’t quite put my finger on it, but Mike made us all feel instantly at ease from day 1 og our trip, and it was actually sad to say goodbye to him!”
Steve Jacobi, USA – September 2016
What a rewarding experience! One I will cherish always. So many highlights. Thank you so so much!!
New Mexico, USA.
The Conqueror Challenge Team has gathered an expert team of guides who are extremely knowledgeable, caring & personable. It’s like hiking the Amalfi Coast with a botanist, geologist, & historian.The Guides make an extra effort to provide experiences that are filled with a WOW factor. Your connection with the team begins as soon as you register. This is THE only way to experience the Amalfi Coast.
Oh, my goodness! Where do I start? This is the trip of a lifetime. You will be challenged! You will be entertained! You will laugh! You will take amazing photos! You will have AMAZING legs!;-) Swim off Capri! Be prepared to eat! The fresh seafood! The interesting, unique restaurants! I just have to go back with you guys.
Why Travel With The Conqueror Adventures
When it comes to embarking on extraordinary journeys, you have a choice. So why choose The Conqueror Adventures? Our unwavering commitment to redefining adventure travel sets us apart. We don’t just offer hiking tours; we offer experiences that challenge limits, ignite curiosity, and foster meaningful connections.
Our meticulously crafted adventures are designed to leave a profound and lasting impact, pushing you to step boldly into the uncharted. Discover why adventurers around the world choose to explore with us, and join our global community of explorers, wanderers, and adventure enthusiasts. Your extraordinary journey starts here.