Horse riding tour “Lohana”

Horse riding tour on the Lohana plateau for experienced riders

25 km, 4 hours ride

It is not necessary to go in America to enjoy galloping behind wild horses; that can be done in Sardinian prairies.

The horse ride begins with the crossing of a small part of the town, and then take the road to Foresta Montes. A highlight of this route is Cuccuru ‘and Paza, a mountain located to 1092 m above sea level from where you can admire the mountains of Gennargentu with Punta La Marmora (1833 m above sea level) is the highest peak of Sardinia, and the chain of Supramonte. It continues to Hohosi where there is a ‘picnic area where you pause to eat a picnic lunch, accompanied by an excellent local wine – Cannonau. Taking the ride again towards small lake Steheò and the will take a backway.

Along the way you can see the village nuragico and the Domus de Janas (home of the fairies) in the area Sirilò, evidence of human presence in this area since ancient times; but also observe centuries-old trees of oak and many species of wild and domestic animals grazing wildlife such as wild boar and wild goats.

Time table:

Annualy a daily, in the morning or in the evening

Riding hours:

4 hours on a horseback

Lenth

20 km

Complexity of itinerary:

Medium

Departure from:

Orgosolo (NU)

Transfer to Orgosolo

Shuttle service to Orgosolo can be provided at extra cost

Accompaniment, language:

the excursion must be accompanied by two guides instructors

Languages: Italian, English and Russian

Number of riders:

Groups 1-8 persons

Clothing:

For those who do not have special clothing for riding, must be dressed in long pants, which does not restrict movement. The shoes must be closed with no heel or heel that does not exceed 2-3 cm. The kep should be released from the club.

Esperience level:

Amateur and experienced riders

Horses:

Sardinian mountain horses of pony-class. No using stallions.

Pace:

Pace, trot, gallop

Accoutrements:

English saddles, sport bridles

Price of the excursion

100 EUR for pax

 

Price includes

  • Rent a horse and accoutrements
  • Picnic – lunch with sardinian tipical products
  • Accompaniment by professional guides

Price doesn't include

  • Transfer to Orgosolo


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