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Great return to the Picos de Europa

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A comprehensive tour of the Picos de Europa National Park and its surroundings, for five days we will get to know in depth the spectacular landscapes that make up the first National Park of our country in its 3 communities: Asturias, Castilla y León and Cantabria. Through this hiking trip around Los Picos de Europa, we will discover the geological formation, flora and fauna of these wonderful mountains and we will also enjoy its unique gastronomy, uses and customs of the country and complementary visits to monuments and other points of interest. .

DAY 1. LAKES OF COVADONGA. THE ROUTE OF LAS MAJADAS. 12 Km · 300 m ascent slope · 300 m descent slope.
Meeting at 09:30 am in Cangas de Onís and transfer to the Covadonga Lakes. Hiking trail to enjoy the The Lakes of Covadonga and its flocks. A flock is a set of huts surrounded by green pastures where the shepherds spent the summer seasons with their cattle. We leave Ercina Lake and head towards La Majada de Las Bobias on the way to Vega de Ario, where we will take the opportunity to eat with views of the sea in the background and the Peñas Santas. We return through the Majada de Belbín, famous for its manufacture of Gamonéu cheese to reach Lake Ercina again. Transfer to Arenas de Cabrales. Dinner and accommodation.

DAY 2 Breakfast. PANORAMIC OF THE ORANGE TREE OF BULNES. 10 km · Ascent 250 m · Ascent 400 m.
We travel by vehicle to Sotres to carry out the Mount Camba Route, a walking tour in a little-traveled area with spectacular views of the Massif Central and its emblematic peak, Naranjo de Bulnes. On this excursion, we will also visit two emblematic towns of the Picos de Europa National Park: Tielve and Sotres. We will also cross the beech forest of Monte Camba and visit the Valfrío and Tobaos sheepfolds, where the Cabraliegos make their famous Cabrales Cheese. Return to Arenas de Cabrales. Dinner and accommodation.

DAY 3. Breakfast. THE ROUTE OF CARES. 12 Km · Ascent 250 m · Ascent 150 m.
Better known as the Divine Throat, the Ruta del Cares It is a 12 km gorge carved into the rock that crosses the Picos de Europa from North to South. It is the busiest mountain route in all of Spain and whoever knows it falls in love with it. We will do the impressive Ruta del Cares on foot from Poncebos to Caín. Food in Cain. After lunch we will visit the Chorco de Los Lobos (as the wolves were hunted in the past) and the Hermitage of Corona (where legend has it that Don Pelayo was proclaimed king after the Battle of Covadonga). Later, we move to the Port of San Glorio, a road with hardly any traffic and of incredible beauty that takes us to Jars. Short stop in Potes and transfer to our accommodation in Espinama. Dinner and accommodation.

DAY 4th. Breakfast. THE CIRCUS OF FUENTE DÉ AND THE GLACIER VALLEY OF ÁLIVA. 14,5 km · Ascent 150 m · Ascent 975 m.
Transfer in vehicles to Source of. Ascent in the impressive cable car that takes us up eight hundred meters in altitude to enter the most spectacular area of ​​the Picos de Europa National Park. Hiking trail through the Áliva Glacier Valley between the Central and Eastern massifs. In the afternoon we will visit a liquor cellar to see how the famous "Orujo de Potes" is made. Dinner and accommodation in Espinama.

DAY 5th. Breakfast. THE ROCKS OF BEJES. 8 Km · Ascent 450 m · Ascent 450 m.
To end this precious trip, today we are going to visit the Eastern Massif, perhaps the most unknown to the public, but also of great beauty. We move to the town of Bejes to take a fantastic walk around this beautiful town. We will go up to Pico Cueto Cunorio, an authentic viewpoint of Picos de Europa and the Hermida Gorge, where we will find an orientation table with the names of the main summits. At the end of the route, we will do a tasting of the delicious Bejes-Tresviso cheese. Farewell lunch and after lunch transfer to Cangas de Onís to end our expedition.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
- Be an active person with an adventurous spirit.
- Have a normal physical shape with the habit of walking.
- No previous mountain experience is required to carry out this trip.

THE TRIPS 
The hiking routes will be carried out along tracks or mountain paths in relatively comfortable terrain and without difficulties. The pace of the march is smooth and calm, with frequent stops, lengths between 10 and 15 km. and unevenness of maximum 300 meters of ascent. It is a trip to enjoy the landscape and nature of the Picos de Europa with walking tours, of low difficulty, suitable for anyone with a normal physical condition.

THE ACCOMMODATIONS 
The accommodation will be in hotels and rural houses, in a double or single room with bathroom. They are correct and clean mountain hotels. What prevails in the trip are the activities to be carried out and we look for an accommodation where we can rest and shower.

THE VEHICLES 
Our trip will take place in a 9-seater vehicle, ideal for moving through mountain roads in a familiar and flexible way. It is recommended to bring a travel bag or backpack with your luggage, rather than a rigid suitcase. To make the trip more comfortable, and having limited space in the vehicle, it is important to carry moderately sized luggage.
 
GROUP SIZE 
The groups are of a maximum of 16 people, accompanied by 1 or 2 guides (depending on the number of people signed up) who are experts in nature. The objective of the size of the group is that there is a close and familiar treatment to create an excellent atmosphere.

PRICE: variable depending on the month and type of accommodation chosen (single or double room). All rates in the "reservation conditions and cancellations" section.

  • Great return to the Picos de Europa
  • Great return to the Picos de Europa
  • Great return to the Picos de Europa
  • Great return to the Picos de Europa
  • Great return to the Picos de Europa
  • Great return to the Picos de Europa
  • Great return to the Picos de Europa
  • Great return to the Picos de Europa
  • Great return to the Picos de Europa
  • Great return to the Picos de Europa
  • Great return to the Picos de Europa
This activity is only carried out on specific dates.

Dates 2024
  • From the 3 to the 7 of July.
  • From the 22 to the 26 of July.
  • 4 8 to the August.
  • 19 23 to the August.
  • From September 16 to 20.
  • The 5 excursions mentioned with a guide.
  • 4 nights of accommodation, 4 breakfasts and 4 dinners.
  • Luggage transfer and support vehicle during the tour.
  • Fuente Dé Cable Car Ticket.
  • Liquor tasting in the winery.
  • Materials necessary for activities.
  • Liability and Accident Insurance.
  • VAT.

    PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • Meals. For picnic meals, everything necessary to buy for the excursion will be planned the day before with the guide.
  • • Price per person:

    From the 3 to the 7 of July of 2024
    €585 in a double room / / / €660 in a single room

    From the 22 to the 26 of July of 2024
    €610 in a double room / / / €685 in a single room

    From 4 to 8 August 2024
    €610 in a double room / / / €685 in a single room

    From 19 to 23 August 2024
    €610 in a double room / / / €685 in a single room

    September 16-20, 2024
    €585 in a double room / / / €660 in a single room

    In all cases, the standard advance payment that has been set for the reservation of this activity will be deducted: €122, to be paid in advance.

    • Once the reservation is formalized, you will receive an email with the receipt, telephone number and contact information of the adventure company in charge of carrying out the tour. A reference company in the sector. A few days before the experience, they will contact you to reconfirm the time and meeting point.

    • This trip is carried out with a minimum of 4 people, if 15 days before departure, the minimum number of participants has not been covered, the company may suspend the activity, refunding the full amount of the reservation or offer an alternative price for be able to do it with less than 4 people.

    • This trip is subject to the very common adverse and unforeseen conditions of the environment in which they take place and of the people who participate, so they may suffer changes before or even during the activity (weather, unexpected changes, physical problems of the participants, etc.)

    • To confirm the reservation you must make a reservation deposit (indicated in the information). The rest of the payment is made a few days before arrival.

    • The reservation can be canceled up to 15 days before the date of completion with a cancellation fee of €50 for minimum management fees, cancellation and expenses incurred in the accommodation reservation, returning the rest of the deposit made.

    • With less than 15 days prior to the development of the activity, the cancellation will mean the total loss of the payments made.

    • If any of the participants had to leave the trip early for reasons beyond the control of the organization, it would also mean the total loss of the payments made.

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