MYSTERY OF TRUFFLE HUNTING

About The Tour

Experience demonstration of truffle hunting with most famous Czech truffle hunter Petr and his best friend dog Nela.
Together they supply all Czech Michelin-starred restaurants and during winter you can meet them in the most famous truffle-rich areas such as Piemont (Italy) and Provence (France). Because of that, they have the most amazing stories about truffles, their secret lives, and market (even the black one, mafia). They know why these mysterious mushrooms are one of the most expensive food in the world and they will tell you.
During this tour, you will evidence truffle hunting demonstration close to the city center in Petrin nature park offering one of the best views of Old Town Prague.

TOUR CONSISTS OF:

authentic dog training

truffle hunting demonstration

delicious truffle menu

truffle gift

DURATION: 2-3 hours
PRICE: 40-80 €

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WHEN

Every day after booking (usually starting at 10:00 and 15:00)

Book your place on phone (+ 420  735 507 782 and +420 607 281 732) or email PragueTruffle@gmail.com

Our opening hours are Mon-Fri 10:00 – 22:00; Sat- Sun 10:00 – 20:00

 Tickets are available directly from your guide.

WHERE

Meeting point is in the very center of Prague, under the clocks on Tram stop Újezd, just next to The Memorial to the victims of Communism  (address: Újezd 415/15, Malá Strana, see the map below). You will meet there your truffle hunter guide with dog Nela (pictured in the intro). We will move few hundred meters to nature monument Petrin for the truffle hunting and dog training demonstration. You will be surprised which nature preserves and magnificent views could be found in the very center of Prague. But don’t be afraid all tour is easily accessible for everybody.

One of the

MOST EXCLUSIVE AND EXPENSIVE FOOD IN THE WORLD

4400 €

Per 1 kg of White truffle (Tuber magnatum) in full season

330 000 $

Price for 1.5 kg white truffle known as the ‘truffle of the century’ and blessed by Pope Benedict, which Hong Kong business magnate Stanley Ho bought in 2007.

10 500 €

Price of professionally trained truffle hunting dog

ABOUT THE TOUR

DOG TRAINING

Do you want to know how train your own dog to search for truffles? Short show of K9 methodology for nose works applied on truffles. K9 is also used by US Military for training dog for searching drugs and explosives. Stories about traditional training setup from Mediterranean regions.

TRUFFLE HUNTING

Look how the trained dog Nela is searching for truffles. Touch and smell real fresh truffles. Do you want to know how to make a fortune on the truffle hunting? During the tour you will hear amazing stories from all over the Mediterranean (Italy, France, Spain and Balkans), where the truffle hunters spend winter truffle seasons. Learn about truffle hunter’s secret lore, their hard daily routine, the enormous truffle prices, thrilling actions and also about dark side of truffle business, frauds, poachers versus defenders, and truffle mafia!

TRUFFLE MENU

Enjoy our excellent truffle lunch or dinner in a restaurant nearby the famous Charles Bridge (also vegetarian variant available). Glass of Czech beer/ or glass of wine/ or soft drink included. All accompanied by more tales from hidden world of truffles, their culinary extravagance, and enviable recipes. All your questions are welcomed and we will follow the lunch or dinner with discussions.

TRUFFLE GIFT

Fresh black truffle as our gift for you! You can store them up to 2 weeks and don’t be afraid in our packing they will survive your travel to home. Bring a really unique present for your family and friends from Prague!

Duration: 2 – 3 hours

PRICE

per person

80 EUR

Full truffle dish + gift

 

40 EUR

Children 6 to 15 years 50 % discount

Full truffle dish + gift 

 

FREE – 0 CZK

Children to 6 years when eating with parents + truffle gift:)

GROUP DISCOUNTS

10 %  for groups of 5 to 8

15 % for groups of 9 or more

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