logo-sorprendimi-umbria

Wild Adventure
Excursion to discover the bison

Immerse yourself in a unique and adventurous experience with our excursion to discover bison, majestic giants of the prairie. This tour will take you to the heart of one of the last natural habitats of these magnificent animals, offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get an up-close look at their behavior and environment.

The world of the bison, is a journey that will take you from the Pleistocene to the present day, to discover how this majestic animal has returned to be the protagonist in the wonderful Umbrian territory. During this unique experience, you will have the opportunity to learn about the life, history and daily life of the largest bovid on our continent.

Our guided tour will take you through the centuries, illustrating the evolution of the bison from the Ice Age to the present day. You will discover how these animals have been able to adapt to climate and environmental changes and how they have been reintroduced to our territory to become an important presence in local biodiversity again.

The farm, which we are going to visit, is an example of ethics and philosophy devoted to the utmost respect for animal welfare. Here, the bison lives in the wild, free to move in a natural environment, without the constant presence of humans. This philosophy of man-to-man breeding ensures that each bison can live a life as similar as possible to that of its wild ancestors.

Once we reach a strategic point, we stop to observe the bison in the wild. You’ll get to see these impressive animals up close as they graze, interact with each other, and move around in their natural habitat. Your guide will explain bison behavior, their social structure, and the challenges they face for conservation.

During the walk, the guide will tell you about the peculiarities of the local flora and fauna, enriching the experience with anecdotes and scientific information. You will also have the opportunity to do some “Bird Watching” observing some of the birds that inhabit the estate, such as the peregrine falcon, the owl, the pheasant, the cuckoo, the woodpecker, the quail, the partridge, the hoopoe and a wonderful grey heron that lives in Lake Trasimeno. These encounters make the visit even more special, enriching your experience with the beauty of the local wildlife.

Your visit will conclude with a tasting of bison meat, known for its tenderness, lightness, and unique flavor. This culinary experience will allow you to fully appreciate the qualities of this fine meat, which combines taste and well-being in a delicious dish, an unforgettable educational and gastronomic experience, immersed in the natural beauty and tranquility of the Umbrian territory: dinner based on a platter of raw, seasoned and semi-seasoned bison meats, hand-made tagliatelle with white meat sauce, focaccia and natural wine of the area.

Bison provides lean, nutritious meat, with only 105 kilocalories per 100 grams. This amazing food offers 70% more iron than beef, making it an excellent choice for those looking to increase their intake of this essential mineral. Additionally, bison meat contains just half the cholesterol of chicken, making it a healthier choice for the heart.

The taste of bison meat is delicate and refined, a perfect balance between flavor and lightness. Its tenderness is unbeatable, and what makes it even more extraordinary is that it does not require maturation to achieve this exceptional consistency. This places it among the finest meats in the world, appreciated not only for its nutritional qualities, but also for its unique organoleptic characteristics. Due to its exceptional nutritional profile and superior taste, bison meat is an ideal choice for those looking to combine health and gastronomic pleasure. Perfect for a variety of culinary preparations, from simple grills to gourmet dishes, it is a delight for the most demanding palates and an exciting discovery for anyone who loves good food.

Important Note: Tour suitable for everyone, pets are not allowed for the tour for safety reasons.

Are you interested in this experience?

We are at your complete disposal contact us without obligation!