Capraro Mountain Trek

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8 days 7 nights
Italy
Difficulty
Challenging
Comfort
Basic+
Weight limit
85 kg / 187 lb

The highest peak of Goat Mountain reaches an impressive 5,200 feet. The horse riding trail winds around the mountain, offering riders breathtaking views of picturesque valleys and lush, enchanting forests. On this journey, you'll spend two nights in the charming village of Capracotta, a name that translates to "cooked goat."

An added highlight is the Montedimezzo forest, a UNESCO protected area that enhances the region's appeal. Within this forest lies a former hunting lodge, once owned by the Bourbon royal family and now transformed into an intriguing museum. As you ride through well-maintained trails, you'll have the opportunity to spot local wildlife and enjoy a welcoming picnic area, all within the tranquility of nature.

from US$ 1 541
per tourist for 8 days
Departing from
Molise, Isernia, Carovilli
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Only in the Horse Tours Club
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Photo Sandra K.
Sandra K. is the provider of this trip
The provider speaks: English
As a qualified riding guide, my heart has been beating for our ranch with 20 horses and trail riding in Altomolise and Abruzzo since 2016. Together with Carmine as a trail guide, we organize 6 different trails and a stationary program. Our 2 dogs come with us on all trail rides and, along with the horses, are part of the family. Carmine has been riding 2000km per year for over 30 years and knows the untouched area like the back of her hand.

Tour highlights

Ride Up to the Highest Peak
Reach an impressive altitude of 5,200 feet going up to the Goat Mountain.
Explore the Montedimezzo Forest
Ride through the UNESCO protected area and discover a former hunting lodge of the Bourbon royal.
Visit One of the Highest Cities in Italy
Spend two nights in Village of Capracotta - one of the highest municipalities in Italy.

Route details

Day 1
Arrival

You are expected to arrive at the farmhouse on Saturday evening. 

After a welcome drink, there will be dinner with your host and guide. 

Every night, a three-course Italian dinner will be served, accompanied by local wines.

Day 2
Trial ride
Day 3
Ride to Capracotta
Day 4
Up to the Monte Campo
Day 5
Mountain ranges
Day 6
Ride through the USESCO protected areas
Day 7
Ride through the USESCO protected areas
Day 8
Departure
Difficulty
Challenging
Tour provider's comments

5 and a half days of riding (4 – 6 hours a day).

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Accommodation

Comfort
Basic+
Guest House
4 nights
Hotel
3 nights

Full board accommodation with wine and beer at lunch and dinner.

3 nights
Farm House
3 nights
Hotel
1 night
Agriturismo

Tickets to group meeting place

Group meeting place
Molise, Isernia, Carovilli
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Included

  • 7 nights bed and breakfast (3 at the farm-house, 3 at a hotel and 1 at an agriturismo);
  • full board with wine and beer at lunch and dinner (starting with dinner on the first day up to and including breakfast on the day of departure);
  • 5 and a half days of riding (5 – 7 hours a day);
  • English-speaking guide;
  • luggage transport;
  • transfer from and to the railway station in Isernia. On the day of arrival at 19.45 hours and on the day of departure at 9.00 hours

Extras

  • flights;
  • insurance;
  • other drinks / euro 45;
  • personal expenses.


 

Group size

up to 7 tourists

Duration

8 days
7 nights

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • cap or hat (a cap is obligatory for minors)
  • trousers or jeans without thick seams
  • shoes/boots with solid profile
  • warm clothing (nights are chilly in the mountains, even in summer)
  • (long) chaps
  • rainwear
  • gloves
  • pocket-knife
  • electric torch
  • sun-glasses
  • sun-cream
  • camera
  • personal medication (if any)
  • comfortable shoes (for the evenings)
  • paper tissues
  • adaptor
Will there be WiFi on the way?
What if the minimum number of participants is not reached?
Cancellation of booking

Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 1 541
    12 – 19 Oct 8 days 7 nights
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