Cradle Mountain & the Walls of Jerusalem

My 16 year old son and I have just finished the Cradle Mountains & Walls of Jerusalem walk and, while driving home, we were reflecting on why it was so rewarding and so much fun.

We expected spectacular scenery and plant life, and they were spectacular. We expected challenging terrain and weather, and they were challenging. We didn't expect such exceptional guides and that is why I am writing to you.

Tim is obviously a very experienced, capable and knowlegeable guide and I probably can't tell you anything you don't already know about him. He is a thorough professional. We always felt safe but challenged. I was impressed with his efforts in finding us interesting things to see and do in the Walls when the weather didn't allow us to visit the usual places. I also thought he handled the stop-over in Mole Creek due to flooding with a good combination of leadership and humour and it turned out to be a trip highlight!

So, the thing is, the environment we visited was every bit as spectacular, challenging and rewar ding as we had hoped for. What made this holiday exceptional was your wonderful guides.My son and I have thanked them, but we wanted to let you know as well.

Wayne and Simon C. | Mosman, Australia
 

Italy

Italy

Utracks - Self Guided and Small Group Adventures :  Italy

From the colourful meadows of Tuscany to the rocky and dramatic coastline of Italy's south, this is a country that offers diversity on a plate.

Mountains feature prominently in Italy's topography. Italy's backbone is formed by the Apennines, from Genoa right down to Sicily. The Po River Valley in the country's northeast forms the largest lowland area. Italy is home to three active volcanoes - Stromboli in the Aeolian Islands, Vesuvius near Naples and Etna on Sicily.

Beauty simply abounds in Italy...


Featured Adventures

Alpine Introduction Course and Gran Paradiso Climb

Alpine introduction course to gain a basic climbing foundation on snow, ice and rock in the Mont Blanc range before attemping Gran Paradiso (4061m)
7 days |

Puglia - A Special Walking & Cultural Tour

A guided walk exploring the regions of Matera, Ostuni and Lecce in Puglia, the 'heel of Italy' with 4 nights at the beautiful lIlConvento di Santa Maria Contantinopoli
11 days |

Sicily On the Rocks with Monique Forestier and Simon Carter

Join Monique Forestier and Simon Carter on World Expeditions' inaugural rock climbing trip to the climbing mecca of Sicily's San Vito Lo Capo
10 days |

Amalfi Explorer

A walking trip to explore Pompeii, Herculaneum, Mt Vesuvius, the island of Capri and the stunning Amalfi Coast
 
7 days |
Moderate | Family Adventures | Inn to Inn Walking

Ancient Venetian Empire by Bike

Cycle the Adriatic coast from Venice through Slovenia to Croatia
 
8 days |
Introductory to Moderate | Cycling | Family Adventures

Backroads to Venice

Cycle the quiet paths and backroads to the canal city of Venice via Shakespeare's Verona
 
8 days |
Moderate | Cycling

Backroads to Venice - Guided Cycle

A guided cycle along the quiet paths and backroads to the canal city of Venice via Shakespeare's Verona
 
8 days |
Moderate | Cycling

Cinque Terre

Explore the stunning Cinque Terre along a series of 15th century footpaths
 
7 days |
Introductory | Family Adventures | Inn to Inn Walking

Cinque Terre Guided Walk

Experience the best views along the most spectacular walking trails in the Cinque Terre with your experienced local guide
 
7 days |
Introductory | Inn to Inn Walking

Classic Tuscany Guided Walk

A classic walk from Florence to Siena through the magnificent Tuscan countryside
 
7 days |
Moderate | Inn to Inn Walking
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The Weather in Italy

Italy is at its best in spring (April-May) and autumn (October-November). During these seasons, the scenery is beautiful, the temperatures are pleasant and there are relatively few crowds.

 

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