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Chakras of Sicily – Aeolian Islands & Cefalù - 8 Days

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From 789 € per person

CEFALU´ - THE MADONIE’S MOUNTAINS AND THE ISLANDS OF LIPARI
STROMBOLI - SALINA & VULCANO

  • Yoga sessions in inspiring locations
  • Guided hiking tours 

 

PROGRAM

Day 1 Arrival in Palermo/Catania airport
Transfer to Milazzo port with a private coach. Boat to Lipari
Rest of the day at leisure.
Evening yoga session and dinner at the hotel
Hotel in Lipari
MEALS D

Day 2 Lipari
Morning yoga session and breakfast at the hotel.
Today, we will discover the unknown side of Lipari island. The former white pumice-stone quarries are located on the western side of the island. Our hiking path hugs the tuff rocks of Timpone Pataso with their different soil layers. Further south our hike will take us to the San Calogero thermal baths, remnants of one of the oldest ancient thermal baths.
The last part of the tour takes us back to Lipari where we can enjoy a wine tasting with typical specialties.
Evening yoga session and dinner at the hotel
MEALS B, D
Hiking time: 3,5 hours
Difficulty level: medium
Altitude difference: approx. 1400 ft

Day 3 Stromboli
Morning yoga session and breakfast at the hotel
In the morning we start our boat trip to the island of Stromboli, stopping at the small island of Panarea, a little jewel of nature. On Stromboli we start our hike to the western side of the magnificent volcano. If we are lucky, we might be able to experience the spectacle of an eruption. By sunset a boat will take us to the “Sciara del fuoco” where we will enjoy the impressive view of the lava- flow.
We return to Lipari around 10 pm and will be served a light dinner on board on our way back.
MEALS B, D
Total duration: 3,5 hours
Height difference: approx. 1312 feet
Level of difficulty: intermediate

Day 4 Vulcano Island
Morning yoga session and breakfast at the hotel.
Today after yoga session and breakfast we start our hiking on Vulcano island. We hike to the top of the main hill (a former volcano) and enjoy the beautiful view onto the other 6 islands. The Vulcano lava cave is a reminder of the last big eruption which occurred between 1888 and 1890. Here we will experience the fumarole air streams, a mix of steam and gas, before ascending safely at the top of the crater.
After our descent we may take a bath in one of the famous hot Sulphur springs (extra fee) or spend some leisure time on the beach.
Back to the canter we can visit the archaeological area or enjoy a stroll through the colourful narrow lanes.
Evening yoga session and dinner at the hotel in Lipari.
MEALS B, D
Total duration: 3 hours
Height difference: approx. 1148 feet
Level of difficulty: intermediate

Day 5 Transfer to Cefalù
Morning yoga session and breakfast at the hotel.
After the check out at the hotel we’ll take the boat to Milazzo where a private coach will transfer us to the hotel in Cefalù area.
Evening yoga session and dinner at the hotel
MEAL B, D

Day 6 Madonie mountains
Morning yoga session and breakfast at the hotel
Hiking on the Madonie mountains around Castelbuono, a charming medieval village.
We hike in one of the highest part of this beautiful mountain area, which is also called the “Garden of the Mediterranean”
In Castelbuono we will visit the medieval castle with its palace chapel and the old mother church with its splendid frescoes.
Afterwards we will enjoy a wine tasting in the historic winery of the S. Anastasia Abbey.
Evening yoga session and dinner at the hotel.
MEALS B, D
Hiking time: 3,5 hours
Difficulty level: medium
Altitude difference: approx. 1455 feet

Day 7 At leisure
Morning yoga session and breakfast at the hotel
For lunch, enjoy a fun cooking class at the hotel where you will learn all the secrets of the world wide known Sicilian cuisine! Rest of the day at leisure.
Evening yoga session and dinner at hotel
MEAL B, L

Day 8 Departure
Morning yoga session and breakfast at the hotel
Check out from the hotel and transfer to airport for the flight back home
MEAL B
 

We may organize yoga sessions in special locations like on the beach in Vulcano, or a top the “Rocca” in Cefalù.

TRANSPORTATION AND HOTELS

  • Transportation by deluxe AC motor coach and boat trips as per itinerary (incl. arrival and departure transfer)
  • 3 nights at a 4* hotel on Lipari Island
  • 4 nights at a 4* hotel in Cefalù area

FOOD AND DRINKS

  • 7 x buffet breakfasts
  • 1 x welcome drink in each hotel
  • 7 x 4-course dinners or buffet at the hotels
  • 1 x serving of maccheroni pasta on board on the way back from Stromboli
  • 1 x tasting of typical local delights in the Madonie Mountains

EXPERIENCES AND SERVICES

  • 1 x yoga workshop
  • 13 x yoga sessions in inspiring locations
  • English-speaking hiking guide for the excursion on Lipari
  • English-speaking hiking guide for the excursion on Stromboli
  • English-speaking hiking guide for the excursion on Vulcano
  • English-speaking hiking guide for the excursion in the Madonie Mountains
  • 1 pair of ACTIVO-hiking poles per person
  • Porterage on arrival and departure at the hotel

4* Hotel

 
Details
  • per person in a double room
    789 €

4* Hotel

 

Accomodation in 4* Hotel

Hotel Aktea 4* on Lipari Island  www.hotelaktea.it
Hotel Acacia Resort 4* near Cefalù  www.acaciaresort.eu

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