Bear's hibernation and the colors of autumn with overnight at a hut
Long weekend dedicated to the Marsican bear and the autumn foliage in UNESCO heritage forest.
The change of season, the transition from summer to autumn, provokes fundamental changes in the perceptible nature starting from the colors that surround us. Changes that announce a period of "rest" during which everything, every plant, every living being will slow down its activities to better adapt to the cold of winter and to better prepare itself for the "rebirth" of spring fortune! Bears hoard food in the forest and prepare for long hibernation. Even the trees change color and the forests wear their most striking dress. We recommend to those who own a camera and a tripod to take them because, even if it is not a photo weekend, what you can get is absolutely fantastic.
arrival in PESCASSEROLI at 11.00 meeting at the Ecotur office. Excursion to Cicerana to walk to the eponymous refuge. Packed or sheltered lunch for participants. Short afternoon excursion to admire the foliage in the centuries-old UNESCO World Heritage Site of Selva Moricento. Late afternoon ambush on the Marscano Brown Bear. Dinner and overnight in the shelter.
6.30 am breakfast. 7.00 am ambush on the Marsican brown bear. 09.00 excursion in the Selvaggio Vallone Lampazzo this excursion is aimed at the sighting and recognition of the tracks of bears and other wild animals; Packed lunch for participants. Return to Pescasseroli in the afternoon. Hotel accommodation. Dinner and overnight.
8.00 am breakfast. Excursion in the area of the Colli Alti of Pescaseroli. Possible sighting of wildlife along the way. Packed lunch for participants. Hiding in the bear and then return to the hotel in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight.
6.30 am breakfast. 7.00 am ambush on the bear. 09.00 excursion in the Bosco della Difesa, a magical place where the ancient beeches take twisted and imaginative shapes. Packed lunch for participants. Greetings and departure
The program may be subject to change or adverse weather conditions.
Infamily-run B & B + one night at Ecorifugio della Cicerana
Hiking shoes, light raincoat or poncho, sun hat, water bottle, backpack, long pants, hat and wool gloves, jacket, t-shirt parts, flashlight, batteries, binoculars or camera, sun protection cream, sheet sleaping bag. During the ambushes can be cold so we recommend dressing in layers.
Appointment in Pescasseroli, Ecotur in Via Piave 9 tel. 0863/912760, arrival at 11.00
How the reach us
Highway 24, Rome, Pescara branch to exit Pescina, continue to Pescasseroli. A Pescasseroli you can also get by train to Avezzano (line Rome - Pescara) and bus connection with Pescasseroli or directly by bus from Rome (Piazzale Tiburtina Soc. ARPA) For all those who come from the South, the arrival station is Castel di Sangro and then connecting bus to Pescasseroli.
Saturday October 30
Tuesday November 2
4 days /3 nights or 3 days/2 nights
October 2021 from Saturday October 30 to Tuesday November 2
Average excursion easy. It requires some physical exertion, has a vertical drop and / or length content. The difference in height is usually between 200 and 400m.
4 days / 3 nights € 250 per person. 3 days/2 nights € 180 per person.
The cost includes
Half board treatment in rooms with services + one night in a mountain hut + Mountain Guide Assistance
The cost does not include
Transport and transfers and anything not mentioned in "The price includes";