Trekking in Orosei and surroundings
The goal of this trekking itinerary is to offer you a possibility of discovering the beautiful mountains and the wilderness area around Orosei. We want our guests to immerse themselves in the history and to get to know the huge cultural heritage of this beautiful island through the guided tours in archeological sites. As well you will enjoy the lunches together with the local shepherds who will prepare typical Sardinian dishes in a natural environment for you.
***All the trekkings have a medium level difficulty, good physical conditions and experience of mountain hikes is required. Good sturdy walking shoes are necessary.
Duration: 7 days
Departure: April - October
Price: from 764,00 eur per person with transfers from/to Olbia airport / 810,00 eur per person with transfers from/to Cagliari airport
- accommodation in 3* family ran hotel in Cala Gonone
- breakfasts and dinners, packed lunches
- entrance in Tiscali
- english speaking guide for the tour
- transfers on trekking days
- anything not mentioned under “the price includes”
***The itinerary is only indicative, detailed description and any other information will be available at the moment of confirmation.
arrival in Sardinia, Cala Gonone
Arrival in Cala Gonone, check in at the hotel, dinner and overnight
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the starting point of our trekking. We drive into the „Lanaitthy” valley, the „door” to the wild Supramonte and we arrive at the slopes of Mount Tiscali, on the top of which there is a sink hole that hides an old village dating back to the Nuragic age. After the visit of the ancient village we continue walking on the ridge of the mountain and pass through a narrow crack in the rocky facade. From here we will have an amazing view over the Supramonte area.
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the starting point of our trekking. Today’s trek starts with an ascent through a forest of olm oaks. We arrive at a mountain pass where we find the ruines of old sheep folds. We continue walking passing through woodlands until we reach an area dominated by limestone. We will pass through fields covered with yellow, typical flowers until we arrive on the top of the mountain – „Punta Catirina”.
Visit of the Murales of Orgosolo and lunch with the shepherds
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the starting point of our trekking. In the morning we will visit the old town of Orgosolo, once famous for being the home for „bandits”. Today it attracts many tourists with it’s famous wall paintings, the „Murales”. From here we take our 4×4 cars and drive to Monte S. Giovanni, after a short walk we reach the top of the mountain. From here we can enjoy an amazing view over the „Gennargentu” mountain ridge and the Supramonte region. Then we wil have a special lunch with the shepherds; you will taste delicious typical food prepared by shepherd Antonio and his family: cheese, sausages, roasted and boiled meat, pane „carasatu” and „Cannonau” – the famous Sardinian red wine.
trek to Cala Luna
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the starting point of our trekking. Today we will hike towards the sea. We start our trek at the area of „Buchi arta” where we will see some old sheep folds featured by the typical building technique, here called „Su pinnettu”. We descend a gorge from where we can enjoy spectacular panoramas and we arrive at a big canyon called „Codula di Luna”. Then we follow a bed of an old river until we arrive in the beach. Here we will have a well deserved lunch and a refreshing swim in the crystal clear sea.
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the starting point of our trekking. We leave from the beach in Osala, then continue along Cortoeddu beach and then we arrive in Cartoe beach. From here we take the path that brings us up into the mountains. The scenario becomes more and more fascinating , we see Tuttavista mount in the north and the Gulf of Orosei in the south. At the heights of 350 m we visit the old sheep fold „Sa Tintura” where we will have a rest. Then we start our way back until we arrive in Cartoe beach, here we will have a lunch break and free time for a refreshing swim.
breakfast at the hotel, farewell and departure