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Gran Paradiso with the family, Mixed climbing and via ferrata for ages 12 and up (5 days)

Join one of our IFMGA certified guides for a 5 day, family-friendly, mixed climbing and via ferrata adventure at Gran Paradiso in the Italian Alps.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration5 days
Offer periodJul, Aug
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate


  • Spend 5 days exploring the valleys and peaks around Gran Paradiso.

  • Enjoy not only mountaineering, but some great via ferrata.

  • Family friendly, open to anybody of at least 12 years of age.


Have you ever dreamed of exploring the gorgeous Gran Paradiso massif in the Alps of Italy? Do you have a family, and aren’t sure you can bring the kids on such an adventure? Well, you can put those doubts to rest because for 5 wonderful days, you can enjoy Gran Paradiso with your kids, as long as they are at least 12 years of age.

This memorable trip will take you all around Gran Paradiso. Moreover, along with amazing views, you will always get to enjoy a varied experience as you and the family will get to experience the thrills of not just mountaineering, but via ferrata as well.

Our adventure will begin in Pila. From there, we will make our way to the Arbolle Refuge (2,497m). On the second day, early in the morning, we will enjoy the excitement of the Mont Emilius via ferrata (3,559m). Afterwards, we will return to the Arbolle Refuge. On the third day, we will make our way down to the valley, transfer to Cogne and go to the Vittorio Sella Refuge (2,579m), where we will spend the night. During today’s journey in the valley, don’t be surprised if you see some ibexes and chamois! On day 4, we will climb the Gran Serraz (3,553m) before returning to the Vittorio Sella Refuge. Finally, on the last day of the trip, we will make our way back down to Cogne, where you will have several options as to what you wish to do.

The valleys and peaks around Gran Paradiso are spectacular. And on this 5-day trip, not just you, but the whole family can enjoy that beautiful area. To join us, please send a request.

We can also take you on this 5-day, family-friendly adventure in the Vallee des Glaciers, at the foot of Mont Blanc.

Meeting point



The Arbolle Refuge and the Vittorio Sella Refuge.



About the guide

Namaste Mountainguides is a group of 6 motivated mountain lovers, mostly working in the European Alps. They all have the IFMGA/UIAGM mountain guide qualification and some of them are also high qualified ski instructors.

Our happiness and philosophy is
- to guide you in the safest way and in the best circumstances
- to explore the mountains together with you
- to share our passion

25 years of experience.
25 years of satisfied clients.
25 years of safe quality programs.
Together, we will make your mountain dreams come true.

We offer unique experiences for mountain lovers,
high level training courses for motivated mountaineers
and custom weeks for families.


Jan, Jérôme, Robert, Lars and Lut.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 2417 each

Group of 2

EUR 1209 each

Group of 3

EUR 844 each

Group of 4

EUR 738 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

Price details

• Along with the guiding fee, the price also includes all common materials along with free use of climbing equipment for children. However, the price does not include transportation, accommodation, meals and personal equipment for adults.

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