“The day Jeep Safari Tour offered by Sardinian Discovery, and its experienced owner and tour guide, Claudio Desiati, is definitely a great option. You will travel as far up the mountains as possible to get fantastic views ….. Claudio gives you a chance to get off...
Claudio met us on the quayside from a cruise ship, we had explained that we wanted to get away from the usual tourist spots and see the "real Sardinia" and have a bit of a walk. He was very knowledgable and took us to some lovely out of the way places. We had...
“…..one of the best ways of seeing what the island has to offer is to hire a car, walk or to take an "off road" tour. A local young man, named Claudio Desiati, has started a business here in Alghero, offering walking, trekking and nature trail trips, or guided,...
“I'm sure you will have a fabulous time with him, he was so knowledgeable for someone as young as he; his love for his homeland was most impressive. Have a wonderful cruise! Marian”
I was delighted to find the Sardinian Discovery site. Claudio was really flexible and once I gave dates and times, he was able to suggest a half day hiking trip through a nearby national park. We met in Fertilia the village outside Alghero and even driving to the...
An animal reserve in the heart of the Parco di Porto Conte
Monte Timidone, located within the state forest ‘Prigionette’, is also known as "Noah's Ark" – for the animals transplanted there decades ago.
The walk to the top is a bit hard but rewarded with breathtaking views from the top: the bay of Porto Conte, the Marine Protected Area ‘Capo Caccia-Isola Piana’, the northwest coast, and Porticciolo and Porto Ferro .
Along the way one can find white donkeys, horses, deer, turtles and maybe spot some Griffon vultures.
Another interesting stop is the beautiful Cala della Barca, between Monte Pegna and Punta Cristallo, a nesting area for griffon vulture.
Trip length: 15-20 km
Walking time: 4-5 hours
Maximum altitude: 361 metres
Difference in altitude: 361 metres
Route type: dirt road - gravel road - trail
Level of difficulty: moderate
Highlights: white donkeys (Albinos), wild Sardinian horses, griffin vultures (Gyps fulvus), endemic flora
Easy booking in 2 steps:
1. choose the best activity for you and ask for availability,
2. pay a deposit via PayPal, credit card or bank transfer and pay the balance in cash on the day of your activity.