In the footsteps of the Mammoth

* round trip * 4-5 hours but can be combined with other hikes to make it longer or shorter

In the footsteps of the Mammoth is an exciting 4 – 6 hour round trip hike, 90% of this walk is off the beaten track. In the footsteps of the Mammoth includes part of the “Ode to the Neanderthal” trips. Highligts on this trip are numerous caves, some excellent troglodytes, an amazing rock ledge and shelters, fantastic views of the Vezere Valley and a ruined village, left behind hundreds of years ago.

Trail Stats :

Start : Eglise de Tayac, Les Eyzies de Tayac

Finish : Eglise de Tayac, Les Eyzies de Tayac

Distance : about 9 km – 12 km

Time : 4 – 6 hours ( depending on group and time spent exploring caves )

Type : off the beaten track

Highlights : Lots of un-mapped Caves, Shelters, Troglodytes, and medieval ruins

Persons : min. 1, max. 5

Price : € 18 p/p hour max €120 or €300 for group of 4

Extras : picnic available for € 15,-

Note : kids 6 -12 half price with min. 1 parent

For anyone that has not got the time to experience “Ode to the Neanderthal”, then this is a definite MUST