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  1. Italy
  2. Apulia
  3. Peschici

Private tour National Park of Gargano (Foresta Umbra)

Product ID: 144519
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Take a walking tour through the Foresta Umbra in the heart of the Gargano National Park. See the beautiful forest just as if it where out of a Brothers Grimm fairytale.
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Duration 2 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the Umbra Forest, in the heart of the Gargano National Park
  • Follow the suggestive paths through the dense forest of millenarian beech trees
  • Explore the deer and wild deer reserve in the protected area
Full description
Visit the Gargano National Park, take a tour through the Foresta Umbra, named from the dark and shady quality of the forrest. The Foresta Umbra is located in the central-eastern area of the woods and is 800 metres above sea level. 
Beginning in the deer reserve. On the way, visit the 'Cutino' d'Umbra, titled a lake as it survives through summer, though there is no stream feeding in, only rain fills this lake. The lake houses fish, turtles and toads, and provides most water to the local animals. As there is no other water source, the opportunity to see fallow deer, wild cats, martens, badgers, dormice, fox squirrels and a host of birds of prey. 

The walk will loop around beginning the lake, traveling through beautiful forest, highlighting a small part of the Puglian forest, then skirting the Muflone Ranch and finishing at Falascone picnic area next to the lake. Majestic beeches and yews can be commonly spotted from the pathway. This walk is a two hour walk, and covers 3 kilometers.
Includes
  • Certified tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Tasting/Lunch/Dinner
  • Transportation service/Pick-up

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Meeting point

Meeting point with the guide: Outside the Info Point Foresta Umbra, Strada provinciale 52 bis. GPS coordinates: 41.816841, 15.992159

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From US$ 243.79 Per group up to 54

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