A 5-day trek that will let you discover the real wild soul of Cilento

“Discover Wild Cilento”, a multi-day trek that will introduce us to an uncontaminated and little-known land, but inhabited since prehistory times.
5 days, 5 paths, 5 different experiences to live at 360°: we will walk paths that will give us unique views of poignant beauty, from the coast of Palinuro, with the Path of the Towers and Fortresses, to that of Marina di Camerota with the Walk of the 4 Beaches; we will know the wild Coast of the Masseta and we will dive into the green waters of the Infreschi Bay, a real paradise on earth; finally we will reach the highest peak in Campania, Monte Cervati, at 1899 meters above sea level, to live a unique experience.
In the evening we will have an included dinner with typical Cilento produce in front of the crackling fireplace of the beautiful and hospitable refuge. Accompanied by an expert guide, we will learn the stories and anecdotes of the places, and learn more about the Mediterranean diet, that was born here.
Bear in mind that the trek Discover Wild Cilento  can be modulated according to your needs, and we can add more destinations in the Cilento National Park.

Our Program

In the morning pick-up at Naples Airport, Naples or Salerno Train Station or your hotel and drive to Marina di Camerota (2 hours) and check-in. Free time to relax. At 6pm you will have a briefing with your guide to go through the itinerary. Included group dinner. Included Meal: Dinner
After breakfast short transfer to Palinuro. This easy hike will take us to the Capo Palinuro promontory from where we will have a beautiful view of the whole coast and the opportunity to see the Great Lighthouse on the top of the promontory. We will return to the starting point with a circular path through a beautiful pine forest, where we will have a packed lunch and then a transfer back to Marina di Camerota where we will go on a trail that will introduce us to the whole coast of Marina di Camerota. It will be a gentle walk on the low cliffs of this stretch of coast, we will admire the 4 major beaches of Marina di Camerota, where you can have the chance to swimm. The path takes us, then, to the town center where you’ll have free time, before walking back to our guesthouse and relax before dinner. Included Meals: Breakfast, Boxed Lunch, Dinner.
After breakfast we have a short transfer to the starting point of today’s hike. The trail is part of the splendid coast of the Masseta, which starts from Marina di Camerota and ends in Scario, in the Gulf of Policastro. This challenging hike will introduce us to one of the most beautiful beaches of Cilento: the “Spiaggia del Marcellino” with a path that is sometimes tortuous and very overhanging. The descent is very steep but offers fantastic views, it is no coincidence that this panorama is called the panorama of the 4 regions, because it is easy, on clear days, to see 4 regions from a single point (Campania, Basilicata, Calabria and Sicily with the Aeolian Islands). Transfer back to our guesthouse and free time before dinner. Included Meals: Breakfast, Boxed Lunch, Dinner
This morning after breakfast we walk down to town, to start our beautiful itinerary that will take us to one of the most beautiful places of Cilento, the Infreschi Bay, a Protected Marine Reserve, a natural harbour on a stretch of coast totally untouched by human being. It starts from Marina di Camerota passing through the magnificent beaches of Pozzallo and Cala Bianca, the latter in 2017 awarded the title of the most beautiful beach in Italy. Between carob, myrtle, mistletoe and beautiful broom plants, the path takes us to the last destination of this fantastic journey, the beach of Porto Infreschi with its emerald waters, a veritable paradise on earth. Hike back to the guesthouse and free night. Included Meals: Breakfast, Boxed Lunch
This morning after breakfast we leave our guesthouse and transfer to Sanza (1 hour). In this last stage we will discover Mount Cervati that, with its 1899 meters, is the highest mountain in the Campania region. From the parking spot we hike through a beautiful beech forest, up to an altitude of 1597m, where we will find our friends Riccardo and Peppino, managers of the beautiful Casa Rosalia Refuge, waiting for us. After a short break, we’ll take our boxed lunch and our gear ready to leave for the summit, through a panoramic path that in less than 2 hours will take us to the church of the Madonna della Neve, located at the top of Mount Cervati, where we will have a wonderful view of the National Park of Cilento, Vallo di Diano and Alburni. After a break we will resume the path backwards and in an hour and a half we will return to the refuge for a comfortable shower waiting for dinner, consisting of strictly local produce. We will have a coffee on the comfortable sofa in front of the huge fireplace in the dining room and have a final toast to celebrate our adventure. Included Meal: Breakfast, Boxed Lunch, Dinner N.B. In Winter we may have to change this location according to the weather and do a different hike instead.
In the morning after a delicious breakfast we get be ready to leave the Refuge and return in an hour and a half to the starting point, for the transfer to Naples where our tour ends. Included Meals: Breakfast
  • What to bring in Your backpack 

  • Trekking shoes

  • Trekking sticks

  • Swimsuit and Towel

  • Hat

  • Sunscreen

  • Insect repellent 

  • Sunglasses

  • Mask

National Park of Cilento, Vallo di Diano and Alburni

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WHAT IS INCLUDED
Mountain Guide
5 Breakfast / 4 Boxed Lunches / 5 Dinner
Private Transportation (Bus / Boat)
Transportation to and from Salerno
MULTI-DAY TREK WHEN DO WE LEAVE ?
September: from 31/8 to 4 – from 14 to 18 – from 21 to 25
October: from 5 to 9 – from 13 to 17 – from 22 to 26
November: from 2 to 6 – from 10 to 14 – from 24 to 28
*For private groups it is possible to change the dates to any time of the year.

For this tour you need to book in advance to secure your place.
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