National Park of Monti Sibillini - the Pilate lake with living fossils
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National Park of Monti Sibillini - the Pilate lake with living fossils

Language: Italian
Availability: Everyday
Printed ticket only
Duration: up to 5 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • One of the largest Pleistocene glaciers Apennines today occupied by Lake Pilate
  • See tiny crustacean (Chirocefalo Marchesonii) a true survivor living fossil
  • Hike at high altitude
  • Amazing views
What to expect

Crossing the impressive glacial cirque home to one of the largest Pleistocene glaciers Apennines, today occupied by Lake of Pilate in which waters it is easy to see swim a tiny crustacean (Chirocefalo Marchesonii) a true survivor living fossil of those ancient epochee of its kind unique in the world, journey time approximately 8.00 hours, difficulty E +; vertical drop 900 meters; altitude 2300 mt.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Only enabled hiking guide
    What's not included
    • All that is not listed in the note "Product Inclusions"
    Reduced price

    There are no reduced prices

    Where
    Meeting point:

    On the main square, outside the Hotel Sibilla

    What to remember
    • Adopt Lunches (Recommended dried fruit, energy bars, and salt supplements)
    • Essential clothing and equipment: small backpack, a replacement; windbreaker, sweaters, gloves, heavy cap, anti sun hat, sunscreen, water bottle, boots (high ankle) with sculpted soles, anti pioggia. Racomanded clothing sticks.
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    When

    8:30 am appointment in Castelluccio (Hotel Sibilla); 9:00 am departure by own vehicles to Forca di Presta, from there to the refuge Zilioli, Lake Pilate, Forca Viola, Capanna Ghezzi, Castelluccio, transfer by own vehicles for withdrawal of those left in Forca di Presta;

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    Provider
    Umbria in. itinere
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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