Discover the hardest and most beautiful trek in Italy on this Selvaggio Blu 6 day trekking trip in Sardinia led by Ivan, IFMGA/UIAGM certified mountain guide!
No buildings, no roads, just a few shepherds’ old huts and very few paths to follow. Join me on this Selvaggio Blu 6 day trekking trip in Sardinia and discover the most fascinating and challenging route in Italy!
The Gulf of Orosei stretches over 50 kms and is one of the most beautiful areas of Sardinia. Located in the east coast of the island, we’ll explore its Mediterranean forests, spectacular coves and challenging rocks. Some of these terrains will require to apply some technical climbing skills.
The Selvaggio Blu trek includes abseiling, scrambling and very steep paths on loose rocks. However, the most challenging part of this trip will be finding our trekking route. That’s why it’ll be my pleasure to guide you through this island of unspoiled nature, its narrow paths and rocky cliffs.
During this 6 day adventure, we’ll hike between 4 and 6 hours every day always surrounded by the “bluest” Mediterranean water. We’ll sleep in secluded beaches and rest under the open sky where the stars will spark our dreams. Although no climbing experience is needed, all participants must be in good physical shape. For a more detailed description of the trip, take a look at the itinerary below!
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At your arrival, you will stay in Baunei (NU), at B&B Bia Maore. Getting there from the city of Olbia is simple: follow the signs to Nuoro, then take the exit to Dorgali and finally follow the signs to Baunei. Necessary equipment: • Rucksack + hiking sleeping bag + sleeping mat • Tent (if you have) • Climbing harness + lanyard + 2 carabiners + top descender with carabiners • Headlamp with spare battery • steel cutlery + multi-tool knife + thermal waterbottle or thermos • Already tested hiking boots + sandals + slippers • 3 breathable t-shirts (soft colors) + underwear (not made of cotton) • The hiking backpack (waterproof U.S. Army backpack style) must not exceed 10 kg. We suggest to take 1 backpack every two hikers. • Swimsuit • Lightweight walking trousers and hiking shorts • Cotton walking jumpers or fleeces + turtleneck + light down jacket • Light Gore-Tex helmet + wood hat, headband or scarf • Sunglasses and sunscreen • Raincoat waterproof jacket or poncho and space blanket • Hygienic wet wipes, paper towels and toilet paper • Insect repellent (I strongly recommend it) • Towels • Camara (optional)
Itinerary with no technical difficulties, leading to the Golgo plateau. It’s the best way to get familiar with the territory and to start admiring the beauties of the Selvaggio Blu.
Difference in altitude: 700m
Hiking time: 3h
Another stage with no climbing difficulties. This section of the route leads to Punta Salina, boasting one of the most beautiful panoramic views of the entire trek, before heading down to the sea.
Designated Unesco World Heritage Site, Goloritzé is a sandy corner hidden among the cliffs. The famous spire acting as guardian of the cove is the goal of climbers from all over Europe.
Difference in altitude: 700m
Hiking time: 4h
First technical difficulties with a few class 3 climbing steps, short equipped paths and “Scala Fustes”. The trail enters the “wild heart” of the trek by making some variations from the classic itinerary. Then, we’ll head down to one of the most spectacular coves in the Mediterranean.
Difference in altitude: 590m
Hiking time: 4h
The trail includes some more technical difficulties with some class 2 and class 3 climbing sections and 4 abseils. Each one of them is about 15 meters long.
The last abseil leads directly to the famous Grotta del Fico, the stopover of the day. The Grotta del Fico excursion is not part of the original itinerary, but it’s so beautiful that you simply shouldn’t miss it.
Difference in altitude: 500m
Hiking time: 6h
Undoubtedly the most beautiful stage of the whole trek. The trail proceeds along the cliffs, through a cavern of goats and a via ferrata leading to the beautiful beach of Biriala. All these wonderful landscapes and views arouse a sequence of profound emotions.
Difference in altitude: 600m
Hiking time: 5h
Last stage of the trek, the trail towards Cala Sisine involves class 3 climbing sections and four 35m long abseils. It is a boardwalk on the same wild nature that will be admired a few hours later from the rubber boat on the way back.
Difference in altitude: 300m
Walking time: 4h
I have worked as an IFMGA mountain guide for over 10 years and specialise in a wide range of mountain disciplines. My passion for life is sharing mountain adventures with others, and I’m also an active member of the local mountain rescue team.
Before becoming a mountain guide, I worked as nurse for 10 years at Milan ICU.
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|EUR 824 each|
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An absolutely amazing time spent with Ivan and Filipo! Super experts, really fun to be with, and good guys all around. The trip was 100% memorable, well organised, safe, but challenged my kids, while building their confidence in a breathtaking setting. A HUUUGE thanks!
We had a fantastic Bodenga 2 tour. It was so much fun that we right away wanted to do it again, although, as outstanding tours usually are, it was a little exhausting - but in a good way! I have to restrain myself with praise for Ivan and Philippe; they are a truly professional, very very experienced and great fun team to be around. At no point, any of us felt unsafe, even we couldn’t always imagine what was coming next. We will definitely look into Ivan’s other tours and hope to book again soon !