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Blueberry Picking Trip

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Only 490Kč with Discovery Pass!

 

Let’s have a nice walk in the forest combined with blueberry picking! We will travel by a private bus to an off the beaten path area to fill our casks with blueberries and other summer berries. If the weather is wet we might find some mushrooms too!

 

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER: By joining this event you accept your full responsibility for any health issues such as indigestion or poisoning due to eating any wild forest fruits and mushrooms. You confirm that you will only pick and eat berries, mushrooms and other forest products you are familiar with.

 

WHEN: Saturday July 1 2017

HIGHLIGHTS:

• Learning about different types of forest berries and experiencing the Czech national past time – mushroom picking.

• Hiking in the largest forest of western Bohemia

• Visit to charming towns of Nectiny and Manetin

 

DIFFICULTY: EASY (about 10 km of walking in the forest at your own pace)

MEETING TIME & LOCATION: Saturday July 1, 8:00 AM, in front of the Hotel Akcent, Stroupeznickeho 1, metro B Andel, exit Na Knizeci (see photo)

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Important disclaimer first: By joining this event you accept your full responsibility for any health issues such as indigestion or poisoning due to eating any wild forest fruits and mushrooms. You confirm that you will only pick and eat berries, mushrooms and other forest products you are familiar with.

 

Hello Discoverers!

 

Let’s have a nice walk in the forests of western Bohemia. I will take you to my uncle’s favourite blueberry picking area. If the weather is right, i.e warm and humid, we should be able to find plenty of mushrooms as well.

 

LOGISTICS 

We will meet on Saturday July 1 at 8:00 AM at the bus stop in front of Akcent Hotel, Stroupeznickeho 1, Praha 5 – Smichov.  It is immediately outside of metro B station Andel, exit Na Knizeci. Photo of the meeting point is below.

 

 

 

What to bring with you: Wear forest-friendly comfortable clothes which will protect you from ticks, scratches, nettle bites and so on. Preferably closed shoes and long trousers. Don’t worry about being too hot. It will be cooler in the shade of the forest. Take an insect repellent and sunscreen.  Some antihistamine cream (e.g. Fenistil gel) might come handy as well.

Take a sturdy container with you so you don’t end up bringing home blueberry puree instead of blueberries.  If you intend to look for mushrooms too, bring a small pocket knife for cleaning and a basket. It is not good to carry mushrooms in a plastic bag!

 

 

 

Lunch: Bring packed lunch and water.

 

We should arrive back to Prague by 7:00 pm

 

PRICE: 690 CZK or 490 CZK with Discovery Pass (just add your coupon at the checkout).  

This includes comfortable transport by bus chartered for our group, myself as your guide and all the berries and mushrooms you can pick during the day :)

For info about refunds please see our Cancellations and Refunds Policy.

 

I’m looking forward to picking the fruits of forest with you!

Cheers,

Filip

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