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6-day Trentino trek around Lake Garda with a local guide

Trekking around Lake Garda with a local guide, 6-day Itinerary with overnights in charming mountain huts in Trentino 4
Trekking around Lake Garda with a local guide, 6-day Itinerary with overnights in charming mountain huts in Trentino 2
Trekking around Lake Garda with a local guide, 6-day Itinerary with overnights in charming mountain huts in Trentino 3
Trekking around Lake Garda with a local guide, 6-day Itinerary with overnights in charming mountain huts in Trentino 5
Trekking around Lake Garda with a local guide, 6-day Itinerary with overnights in charming mountain huts in Trentino 6

Explore the stunning natural landscapes around Lake Garda and spend the nights in comfortable mountain huts in Trentino on this 6-day trekking adventure led by local mountain guide Mauro.



6 Days

May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct




  • Discover the wonderful landscapes and natural areas around Lake Garda.
  • Spend the nights in lovely mountain huts and taste delicious local meals.
  • Contemplate fantastic panoramic views from the top of the mountains.


On this opportunity, I would like to invite you to discover the valleys and meadows around Lake Garda, the largest lake in Italy and one of the most popular places in the country.

During this trek, we’ll enjoy hiking across a system of trails that crosses stunning landscapes with a wide variety of vegetation. Also, we’ll get to see interesting historical points, such as old castles and areas used during World War I.

Another attraction of this exciting program will be spending the nights in charming mountain huts, where we’ll taste delicious local meals. Take a look at the bottom of the page for a more detailed description of each day’s itinerary.

As for the difficulty, the level of the program is intermediate and requires a good fitness level. Participants must be able to organize their own backpacks during the hikes.

So, does this program sound exciting? Then all you have to do is send the request and book your place. I’ll be glad to lead you across the gorgeous landscapes near Lake Garda.

If you’re not staying in the area for several days, you can check out this half-day program near Lake Garda.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Transport during the trip

- Personal insurance

- Breakfast

- Dinner


Day 1: Riva del Garda - Nino Pernici Refuge

From Riva del Garda, we’ll transfer you to Val di Ledro (approx.. 45 min) until Malga Trat (1,502 meters). We’ll go to Bocca di Trat and pass through the Nino Pernici Refuge (1,600 meters). Then, we’ll head south along a panoramic ridge until Bocca di Savàl and reach Cima Pari, at 1,991 meters (1:30 hours). Overnight Nino Pernici Refuge.

Length: 5.7 kilometers.

Duration: 4 hours.

Elevation gain: ↑ 490 m ↓390 m.

Day 2: Lake Tenno - San Pietro Refuge

From the hut, we’ll discover the turquoise waters of Lake Tenno (570 meters), where we’ll share lunch and have the chance to enjoy swimming.

Then, we’ll visit the historic center of Canale di Tenno and reach San Pietro Refuge, where we’ll spend the night.

Length: 11.5 kilometers.

Duration: 7-8 hours.

Elevation gain: ↑ 820 m ↓1450 m.

Day 3: San Giovanni al Monte - Arco

On this day, we’ll ascend to Monte Calino (1,067 meters) and reach San Giovanni al Monte (3 hours). Then, we’ll go downhill and visit the historical sites of Arco.

Accommodation in a hotel in Arco.

There is the possibility to be transferred from San Giovanni al Monte to Arco (extra 25 EUR).

Duration: 7-8 hours.

Elevation gain: ↑ 100 m ↓967 m.

Day 4: Monte Stivo - Marchetti Refuge

On day 4, we’ll transfer you from Arco to Viote del Bondone and enjoy trekking around Monte Cornetto (2,170 meters). Our hike will continue through the trails of Upper Garda area and we’ll discover some of the most beautiful surrounding peaks. We’ll contemplate breathtaking views of Trentino and the Brenta Dolomites on the way and reach Monte Stivo (2,059 meters). After looking at the gorgeous Lake Garda, we’ll head to the Marchetti Refuge (2,015 meters).

Duration: 8 hours.

Elevation gain: ↑ 1680 m ↓1230 m.

Day 5: Monte Altissimo - Damiano Chiesa Refuge

We’ll cross several pastures and woods, and enjoy a delicious lunch in Maso Naranch. In the afternoon, we’ll drive to the slopes of Monte Altissimo and reach its summit (2,053 meters). Then, we’ll head to Damiano Chiesa Refuge.

Length: 14 kilometers.

Duration: 6-7 hours.

Elevation gain: ↑ 430 m ↓1200 m.

Day 6: Monte Baldo - Riva del Garda

On our last day, we’ll go along the ridge of Monte Baldo and explore a beautiful natural area with lovely animals. We’ll descend to Bocca di Navene and then ascend to the Monte Baldo cable car. Finally, we’ll take the cable car and return to Riva del Garda, where we’ll end our program.

Length: 8.5 kilometers.

Duration: 5 hours.

Elevation gain: ↑ 725 m ↓1000 m.



More info

Don't forget to bring: Trekking shoes/boots Shorts/trousers Socks + underwear T-shirts and thermal technical gear Long sleeved thermal tops Wind/rain jacket Sun cap Warm clothes Sunglasses and suncream
30-liter backpack Sleeping sheet Water bottle and snacks

Meeting point

Riva del Garda, Trento.

About the guide

Certified mountain and ski guide and is directing since 15 years the Mountain School Mmove (former Friends of Arco). In the past, his passion had driven him for weeks to the solitude of the Alps, of Patagonia, or of the icy heights of the Karakorum to climb famous walls and peaks and open up new routes.

Today his priorities have moved. He wants to share his enthusiasm for the mountains - while working with his guests and in his spare time with his sons, as his father has once done with him. Mauro Girardi is very proud on its enthusiastic and highly qualified team of local Mountain-and Ski Guides, Hiking Guides and office employees. Mmove is not just a mountain school, but is a steadily growing circle of friends, who would like to realize great experiences. We like to Mmove it !!

Mmove is the only mountain school in the Alto Garda region with a guaranteed weekly program and activities for all tastes and the whole family.

The team is formed by 8 IFMGA/UIAGM Guides, so if Mauro is not available, one of the other highly qualified members of the team will be the guide.


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What people are saying about Mauro Girardi

Rutger de Groen


August, 2023

Gabriel was an excelent guide!! Very friendly, helpfull, calm and relax guide! We really enjoyed the trip. We started with a more easy route on day one to measure our level. On day two and three the difficulty was gradually increased acoording to our skills.

Marco Brienissen


May, 2023

We as a team of Base lifestyle had a fantastic day under your guidance. The 3 guides are professional and very helpful. And what is also important to experience a beautiful day, lots of humor and many smiling faces. We are grateful to you for the successful day. Next year again, see you then. Greetings, Jan-Dirk

Gilad Carmi


July, 2022

Hi. According to your recommendation, we canceled the family ferrta ( too hot for 5 years old girl) Please let me know what about the refund Thank

Darci Minorik


July, 2022

Matteo was Awesome. My family had a wonderful day trekking and exploring the beautiful country! Wish we were spending more time In The area so we could spend another day exploring with you!

Pepijn van den Hout


August, 2020

This was a good trip. I joined with my 7y/o daughter who has no climbing experience. She had a good time. Although I am not sure how to change this, from my personal perspective, the trip would have been even better if there would also be a bigger challenge for adults.

Francisca Dussaillant


February, 2020

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Pete and Corey


October, 2018

My son and I were planning a trip to climb in Arvo, Italy and wanted a good start to our trip so we booked a guide with Explore-share.com, and it was the best thing we did. Lupe and the staff handled every inquire we had, were really professional then ended up hooking us up with MMove based in Arco. We booked a private guide for 3 days of rock climbing and we boosted our grades in those days. Our guide Matteo was bloody awesome, amazing guide who just gets that little bit more out of your. Our grades jumped thanks to Matteo. Day 1 was sport climbing to check what we could do, single pitches and going hard. The afternoon was a multi pitch. Then for day 2 and 3 we pumped out multi pitch after multi pitch. Best 3 days of climbing in a long time. My Son went from grade 15/16 to leading 23's. This 3 days started our trip and gave us the confidence to go on climbing for another 2 weeks. Thanks guys for an amazing wicked time We will be back soon


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