Day trip

Cagliari: Barumini and Giara Park Tour

Cagliari: Barumini and Giara Park Tour

From US$ 213.95 per person

Visiting Barumini and its territory means discover a world rich in history and tradition. From the first moments in which you approach this small village of Marmilla, located in the heart of Sardinia. It is also possible to have a typical Sardinian lunch.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 4 - 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
Pickup optional
Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Nuraghe that became a UNESCO world heritage site
  • Meet the Sardinian wild horses
  • Travel through the Sardinian countryside
Full description
On the Giara, there is an important variety of animal species. Forests of cork and oak alternate with Mediterranean maquis, garrigues, prairies, and ponds to make this plateau a rich fauna shelter, in which the most famous specimen is the Giara horse. These wild horses of medium height (no more than 120 centimeters at the withers) are not a native breed, but they have been on the plateau since time immemorial. Driving about 1 hour from Cagliari in to the country side of Sardinia, you'll reach Barumini and you'll see this wonderful place that from 1997 has been enrolled in the UNESCO World Heritage Lists because of its uniqueness. After lunch(not included), you'll drive towards Gesturi, where you can have a walk tour in the Giara Park and meet the Sardinian Wild Horses. Also in the park you can visit the older kind of Nuraghe "Proto Nuraghe". The fauna of the Giara includes some of the most common species of mammals that are normally present in the woodlands of Sardinia: wild boars, foxes, martens, wild rabbits, hares and hedgehogs. Besides these, it is worth mentioning the many species of permanent birds, such as Sardinian partridges, sparrowhawks, and peregrine falcons, and a large number of migratory birds, both terrestrial (thrushes, blackbirds, woodcocks, wood pigeons) and aquatic (herons, ducks, snipes, marsh harriers). Nesting species include hawfinches, mistle thrushes, woodlarks, shrikes, black buntings, Dartford warblers, great spotted woodpeckers, jays and bee-eaters.
Includes
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Local guide (italian, english, french and portuguese)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (only for Chia area)
  • Walking tour
  • Insurance
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Arabian, chinese, russian and german guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off out side of Chia area
  • Tips (optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet in the parking lot 200 meters from the port shuttle gate. Look for a guided from Bitan Daily Tours.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • A small amount of walking is involved
  • Wheelchair accessible, please advise at time of booking if wheelchair assistance is required
  • Due to availability, please be aware that for groups of more than 8 participants, the vehicles used on the tour may be different from those in the description
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September 9, 2018

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