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Prague Truffle Hunting Tour with Luxury Lunch

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90 EUR

Experience a truffle hunting tour with one of the best local hunters and their clever dog, Nela. This tour allows you to touch, smell, and taste real truffles! Learn the tricks of truffle hunting as you hear stories of the mafia and the black market.

Duration: 3 hours
    Available in
  • English

We are students of Charles University's Faculty of Sciences and professional truffle hunters. As a truffle hunter team, we supply all Czech Michelin-starred restaurants and most of the luxury restaurants in Prague. During winter, you can find us in truffle-rich areas, such as Piedmont & Provence. We are an expert on these mysterious mushrooms, one of the most expensive foods in the world. Come on a hunt & we'll share our insight with you.

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  • Meet a famous truffle hunter and his dog
  • Watch a short K9 demonstration that shows you how dogs are trained to search for drugs and explosives
  • Hear thrilling stories about the truffle business
  • Enjoy a truffle hunting demonstration
  • Savour a delicious truffle meal at an excellent restaurant with views of Prague Castle
  • Take home some real black truffles!

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This tour allows you to experience a truffle hunting demonstration led by one of Prague’s expert truffle hunters and their loveable dog, Nela.

You’ll hear all about the truffle industry – including dark stories of the mafia and black market.

You’ll find out why these little mushrooms are so highly prized and fetch such high prices. You’ll also learn about the secret lore of truffle hunters – and gain insights into their difficult daily routine.

After the outdoor adventure you’ll enjoy an excellent truffle menu in a restaurant with a glass atrium overlooking Prague Castle and other medieval landmarks.

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What’s included & not included

  • A real truffle hunter and his dog as your guides
  • Glass of Czech beer/glass of wine/soft drink
  • Truffle gift (fresh black truffles – take home a really unique present for your family and friends!)
  • Excellent truffle lunch or dinner at a restaurant with on of the best view to the Prague Castle. (vegetarian/vegan option available upon request
  • Hotel transfers

Meeting point

Our tour meeting point is Ujezd 415/15, Memorial to the Victims of Communism, Malá Strana (Our tour meeting point is Ujezd 415/15, Memorial to the Victims of Communism, Malá Strana)

Reviews from travellers (15)


Amazing unique experience
for Petr, Ela and Jan’s tour (Prague Truffle Hunting Tour with Luxury Lunch)
Exploring the nature side of Prague with Petr and Nela gave us a fresh perspective of the city. Petr was very patient with us when he explained how he trained Nela to hunt for truffle. Needless to say, Nela was a darling and we all loved her. Truffle hunting was one of the main highlights of our stay in Prague!
Calling all foodies, nature lovers, and dog people!
for Petr, Ela and Jan’s tour (Prague Truffle Hunting Tour with Luxury Lunch)
What do parasitology, canine operant conditioning, and haute cuisine have in common?

Petr Synek can tell you -- with the help of his beautiful Weimaraner, Nela. For the past two years, the two of them have been hunting truffles. Petr, a parasitology Ph.D. candidate at Charles University, started truffle hunting as a side business to supplement his academic work. His canine companion Nela is an excellent example of the traditional Czech expertise in dog training, which you will see firsthand as she bounds through the trees hunting for treasure.

On this tour, you will see some of the beautiful parks and gardens that Prague has to offer as Petr shows you how Nela was trained to seek out delicious, expensive fungi. You will learn about the biology and history of truffles in Europe, including right here in the Czech Republic. Best of all for foodies, you'll get to taste them yourself at a classic Czech restaurant near the Vltava in a dish prepared just for you using truffles from Petr's own stash.

If you're tired of wading through the crowds on Charles Bridge and eating tourist fare in Old Town, come walk off the beaten path and discover the funky -- and delicious -- world of truffles in Prague.

You can check out Petr and Nela on TripAdvisor as well, where you can find more information and reviews:
for Petr, Ela and Jan’s tour (Prague Truffle Hunting Tour with Luxury Lunch)
Petr and his dog Nelly were incredible! We visited this beautiful city to see our Philadelphia Flyers play the Chicago Blackhawks in the NHL Global Series. The trip was absolutely amazing and our truffle hunt/tour with Petr and his dog Nelly (I hope I'm spelling it correct haha) made the trip Perfect! What an amazing time and well worth it. We look forward to this tour again the next time we come back to Prague. Thank you so much for making this experience as perfect as possible! Best, Dan and Marisa
Great time with something unique
for Petr, Ela and Jan’s tour (Prague Truffle Hunting Tour with Luxury Lunch)
Great time going into the park. Learned a lot and enjoyed the conversations and interactions. The lunch was also very good. Would recommend to anyone interested in learning more about truffles, Prague, dog training, or just someone looking to try something new!
Good experience
for Petr, Ela and Jan’s tour (Prague Truffle Hunting Tour with Luxury Lunch)
We enjoyed the tour. Lunch was at a scenic location and was good with a generous serving of truffles.
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