Eternal Italy

Level

easy-moderate

Duration

7 days

Italy is a fantastic blend of luscious landscapes, amazing food, cultural riches and compelling history. Rome, A heady mix of haunting ruins, awe-inspiring art and vibrant street life. Capri Island is full of whitewashed stone buildings, sub-tropical gardens and tiny car-free streets, Pompeii’s sprawling ruins are Europe’s most fascinating archaeological site and you can peer into the crater of Mount Vesuvius and learn about its infamous eruption centuries ago.

Facts

Activities:

Walking, sailing, kayaking , cycling, cultural sightseeing

Our operation:

  • All Rahhalah’s ground handlers and guides are locally employed ensuring more authentic experience for travelers, as well as sensitivity and understanding of the local culture and environment.
  • Our staff is highly experienced and has excellent knowledge, committed to provide exceptional service at all times.

Sustainability:

We run a low impact operation and we leave no traces behind, contributing to the efforts of protection of the local land, its people and culture.

We are committed to employing local people to the maximum extent possible. We pay our staff well and, just as important, we provide them with periodical training. In addition we emphasize on making extensive use of local products and enhance maximum economic benefits to the local communities.

As you all know 1% of our revenue go back to a local cause and Rahhalah directly takes care of that. This is our pay back promise.

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Arrival Naples /Transfer to Minori (D)

Arrival at Naples airport, meeting with your guide and transfer to Minori, little town on the Amalfi Coast. Check in at a hotel.

General briefing, dinner and overnight stay Monori.

Meals: ‐/‐/D

Note: 2 group arrival transfers will be arranged. Timings will be advised in due course. Additional transfers are at extra cost.

DAY 2: Capri walk (gradient: + 200 mt – 200 mt /walking: 4h ( B, L, D)

Hydrofoil to Capri (about 1 hour sailing). This island, known and loved since the roman period, is known for its «bella vita» and its wild nature. Easy walk in the less known paths of the island, picnic then free time to enjoy the town. Hydrofoil back to Minori, dinner and overnight stay in Monori.

Meals: B/L/D

DAY 3: Kayak on the Amalfi coast (B, L)

From Minori short transfer to Amalfi. We will kayak in the morning in the amazing emerald Amalfi Coast, listed

Unesco site, until Furore fiord (3 hrs activities). At the end of the hike we stop for lunch and we will have a short boat transfer to Amalfi. Strolling the small center, we could have a visit at the local paper museum and its ancient

Chinese imported manufactory or have a Limoncello taste. Transfer back to Minori and overnight stay.

DAY 4: Pompeii – Mount Vesuvius – Rome

(gradient on Mount Vesuvius: + 150 mt – 150 mt /walking: 2h + 2h walking inside the cultural site of Pompei)

Transfer for Pompeii (about 90 minutes drive) and guided visit to this unique archaeological site, listed Unesco

heritage since 1997. In the end of morning drive to Herculaneum town and visit of a local winery farm. Lunch at the farm. In the afternoon, drive to Mount Vesuvius. Now silent from 1944, it’s still one of the most powerful in Europe and the author of the dramatic lava flow which buried Pompeii in 79 DC. Walk to the rim of the crater. In the end of afternoon transfer to Naples and train to Rome (90 minutes ride).

Short transfer to the hotel and check in a tour hotel, dinner on the train and overnight stay.

DAY 5: Walking Rome and rickshaw

(gradient: + 150 mt – 150 mt /walking : 4.30h + 1 hr rickshaw)

In the morning , vist the vibrant and wonderful eternal city. A walk with your guide to discovery some of the main monuments of the wonderful Italian capital: the Trevi fountain, the Pantheon, Piazza di Spagna, Piazza Navona, St Peter church. Lunch together and a rickshaw ride in the afternoon in one of the beautiful park of the center “Villa Borghese”. Dinner is not included, overnight stay in Rome. Meals: B/L/‐

DAY 6: Cycling the old Appian Way

(3 hrs bike with no grandient)

In the morning, private guided tour of the Coliseum. After the visit we transfer on the Old Appian Way for a bike tour of one of the most important Consolar Road in the roman’s time: the way to reach the South and Brindisi harbour, the only possibility people had to sail toward Jerusalem. Back in the hotel, special dinner in a typical local restaurant. Dinner in the hotel and overnight stay in Rome. Meals: B/L/D

DAY 7: Departure ( B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Group Transfer to Rome airport.

Note: 2 group departure  transfers will be arranged. Timings will be advised in due course. Additional transfers are at extra cost.

2,550 EUR

per person in a group of 6,  Double Occupancy.

Trip Dates

14 September 2018

NOTES

This cost is based on Double Occupancy. Single Supplement Applies

• This rate is valid for Sep 2018

• The above cost is subject to 5% UAE VAT

• All services stipulated above are subject to availability at the time of booking / reservation. All prices are subject to change.

THIS INCLUDES

  • Accommodation  based on Double Occupancy 3 nights in hotel*** in Minori/ 3 nights in hotel***in Rome
  • All lunches except on days 1‐7
  • Pic nic lunches on day 2
  • All dinners except on days 3‐5
  • All transfers from the arrival on day 1 to the departure on day 7 (private minibus, train, metro, boats).
  • Day 1 and day 7 from/to the airport -two group transfers
  • English speaking leader throughout
  • Entrance ticket + local tourist guide in Pompeii + Coliseum
  • Entrance ticket at Mount Vesuvius
  • Local Tourist taxes

THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • International flights
  • Visa fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Single Supplement
  • High Season supplements
  • Personal gear
  • Meals not mentioned above
  • Optional activities
  • Beverages
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • 5 % UAE VAT

Important: The itinerary and schedule are subject to change due to weather, road condition and operating conditions. In any case the guide has the RIGHT to change the program for the safety and convenience of the travelers.

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