Blue trekking on the Elsa river

price on request

Description

A day of trekking between land and water, immersed in another dimension along one of the most popular river paths in the area: the SentierElsa. This is a river corridor between the Sienese Chianti and San Gimignano rich in vegetation, you will feel like being in a rainforest rather than in an Italian river. In the morning a driver will pick you up at your hotel in the direction of Colle di Val D’Elsa, a characteristic Renaissance village. The route begins at the foot of the beautiful Diborrato waterfall and continues running parallel to the Elsa river for about 4 km. This river has its source at the foot of the Montagnola Senese but its real “secret” is the contribution of crystal clear spring waters in “Le Vene” and thermal waters in “Le Caldane”. At the end of the walk it will be possible to explore this spectacular waterway even more closely, thanks to the raft. Together with the crew we will move as a small handful of explorers, ready to overcome the obstacles (limestone pools of the Elsa) working as a team, immersed up to the waist in its crystal clear waters, helping each other in the transfer of the raft. At the end of the experience we will relax with a picnic along the banks of the Elsa river until the driver will take you back to your hotel.


Highlights

  • Walk in complete freedom surrounded by nature along the course of the river Elsa
  • Let a professional driver take you to the destinations included in the tour
  • Learn more about the history and naturalistic aspects of the area with a qualified guide
  • Take photographs of unforgettable landscapes
  • Enjoy the experience of travelling on board an inflatable rafting boat
  • Enjoy a picnic in the Tuscan countryside
  • Customize your private tour according to your needs
  • Cool off with a dip in the clear waters of the Elsa River

The price includes

  • Qualified environmental guide
  • Picnic lunch
  • Drivers available for the day
  • Inflatable rafting experience (only when available)

The price does not include

  • Tickets for unscheduled visits not included
  • Meals not included

Itinerary

  • Meeting point in the hotel lobby
  • Comfortable clothing is required, preferably hiking shoes, equipment suitable for rain and a change of shoes and socks
  • Waterproof rainwear for rafting and if you don’t want to miss the opportunity to take a dip, we also recommend a swimming costume

Service Info

  • Instant confirmation: no
  • Accessibility for the disabled: no
  • Guide: yes
  • Languages: tour available in Italian and English
  • The rafting experience is only possible between June 15 and September 15
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