3 days / 2 nights
1st day: meeting at Ormea late in the morning, typical welcome lunch at Ristorante Il Borgo in Ormea. Transfer by own means to the typical hamlet of Carnino and visit of the old village, meeting with the rangers of Alta Valle Pesio e Tanaro Nature Reserve, hike on foot along the nature path, visit of the spring of “Vene”, typical karst phenomenon, and crossing of the overlooking Tibetan bridge, at 6 p.m. arrival and welcome at Mongioie Refuge, relax and typical dinner. After dinner observation of the starry sky with the help of an experienced astronomer and telescopes. Overnight stay at Mongioie Refuge.
2nd day: breakfast at the refuge. Climbing lesson (with Alpine guide and gear hiring): technical briefing about materials, climbing techniques, outing to the rock wall, packed lunch by the wall (packed lunch supplied by the refuge), at 5 p.m. return to Viozene. Transfer to the hotel by own means. Typical dinner and overnight stay at a 2-star Hotel.
3rd day: breakfast at the hotel. Guided mountain bike outing led by mountain bike instructors from Ligurian Alps, with bike and helmet hire. Transfer by own means to Ormea’s La Regina Reserve, historical-naturalistic trail uphill in woods of chestnut and beech trees, with stops to visit the old hamlets high up. Visit to a typical local cheese maker in his hut (demonstration of processing and tasting) and buffet lunch at the producer’s. Ride up to discover the various hamlets of the valley, descent towards the centre of Ormea. Height difference: 650 m. Transfer by own means to the hotel and end of our services.
MIN. NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS FORESEEN:
The fee includes:
1 typical lunch, 1 half board in a Refuge, 1 night of astronomical observation with experts and telescopes, 1 day climbing school with Alpine guide and gear hire, 1 nature guide for 2 days, 1 packed lunch on the day of climbing, 1 half board at a 2-star Hotel, mountain bike and helmet hire for a day, 1 mountain bike instructor and guiding for a day, 1 buffet tasting lunch at the cheesemaker’s.
The fee doesn’t include:
drinks, transfers, luggage transport available upon request.
PERIOD OF AVAILABILITY OF THE OFFER:
January to June, September to December.
Please verify availability in July and August.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Consorzio Alta Val Tanaro Turismo
Terre di emozioni Tour Operator
TEL. 0174/44343 335/6394910