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PLAN
TREKKING OF THE SICAN MOUNTAINS

 

- FIRST DAY -
Transfer of participants to Agriturismo Gorgo del Drago of Godrano (PA). Accommodation in rooms and dinner of local produce specialties; overnight stay in farm.

- SECOND DAY -

Departure at 08:30 ride to the Oriented Nature Reserve of “Bosco di Ficuzza”, along the Rocca Busambra, packed lunch in Corleone and departure toward the Agriturismo Ridocco located in Campo Fiorito. 

8 hours on horseback, about 38 km

- THIRD DAY -

Departure at 08:30 toward Piano Cervi, Madonna del Balzo, Bisacquino. Lunch at the Abbey of Santa Maria del Bosco, located within the territory of Contessa Entellina. Continue of trail toward Sambuca di Sicilia, arrival of participants at the Agriturismo S. Giacomo.

8 hours on horseback, about 38 km.

- FOURTH DAY -
Departure at 08:30 to Caltabellotta, town of cultural interest, situated on the top of a massif where once stood an ancient Sican Necropolis, in addition to a castle dating back to the Arab period,

the Benedictine Monastery and the Norman Cathedral. Departure after lunch toward the town of Burgio, known for pottery and bells production. Arrival in the late afternoon at Tenuta Le Querce.

8 hours on horseback, about 38 km.

- SEVENTH DAY -

Departure at 08:30 to the Castello della Margana, situated on the homonymous riverbank. 

Ascent of the massif of Rocca Busambra and packed lunch. 

In the afternoon traversing of the Nature Reserve of Ficuzza, end of the journey at Agriturismo Gorgo del Drago.

8/9 hours on horseback, about 40 km

- FIFTH DAY -

Departure at 08:30. Start of the trail ride through the Monti Sicani Natural Park. Packed lunch in the territory of S. Stefano di Quisquina. 

In the afternoon visit of the Andromeda Theater and arrival at the Agriturismo Serra Moneta.

8 hours on horseback, about 38 km.

- SIXTH DAY -

Departure at 08:30 and visit of the Hermitage of Santa Rosalia, which dates to the XVII century. The trail continues toward Castronovo di Sicilia, where we will have a lunch break. Arrival at Agriturismo Casale Riena in the afternoon.

8 hours on horseback, about 38 km

- EIGHTH DAY -
Breakfast and greeting of the participants. Transfer to the Falcone Borsellino airport.

SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE:

The horse rentals with comfortable English saddle suitably equipped with saddlebags, breastplate, cruppers and anti-slip cage stirrups.

Meals from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 8, as well as packed lunches with local products and complete dinners at the farmhouses (minimum four courses).

Logistics and off-road luggage transfer for each stage of the route.

Support team and local expert guide.

Transfer service from/to the Airport.

TYPE OF HORSES


20 purebred Oriental horses from our breeding, well-trained also for long distances.

CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PARTICIPANTS

 

Maximum 12 people

Minimum age: 14 years old

Participant weight limit: 95kg

Minimum difficulty level

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT

 

 

Layered clothing, for altitude variations, k-way, trekking shoes, gaiters and helmets (mandatory).

VARIABLE PACE
Walk - Trot - Gallop

PARTICIPATION FEE
€ 1800 per person including accommodation in multiple rooms.

for further information and reservation
- CAROLA 
  - ALBERTO

 

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