Travel to Spain
Upon arrival in Spain, you will be met by our local representative and transferred by coach to your hotel in Lanjaron. An evening meal in your hotel is included tonight.
Walking Day: Pitres to Busquistar
Today your walk has two alternative routes depending on your walking level. A packed lunch is also included. The Moderate Walk is a shorter walking trail, taking around 3 hours to complete with a route connecting some of the quaint white washed villages of the Taha del Pitres. The Challenging Walk is a longer walk lasting 4.5 hours, where you will enjoy a hike through small villages down to the Trevelez River before zig-zagging your way up the steep hillside back to Busquistar.
Walking Day: Trevelez to Siete Lagunas
There will be two walking options available to you again today, both starting from the village of Trevelez which is one of the highest villages in Europe and famous for its delicious air cured hams. Again, a packed lunch is included. For the Moderate Walk lasting 4 hours, after an initial ascent from the upper village, the trail takes you towards Siete Lagunas and onwards across several river valleys. Finish your walk after crossing the Rio Culo Perro and descending through farmland to the Rio Trevelez. The Challenging Walk lasting 6.5 hours includes a higher ascent and more difficult climb, however you will be well rewarded with dramatic views of the high valley and lakes of Siete Lagunas.
Walking Day: Capileira
Two walking options will be made available to you again today both including the village of Capileira whose narrow streets are a picturesque maze of white houses, colourful flowers and dramatic views of the valley and Sierra Nevada. A packed lunch is included. For the Moderate Walk lasting 3 hours, enjoy a circular trail on a loop of the Poqueira River starting and finishing in the village of Capileira, the second highest village in Spain at 1435m above sea level. For the Challenging Walk lasting 4.5 hours, you will take in the tracks to the old Hydro station at Cebadilla, starting your day at a leisurely pace before taking a steep ascent. Continue onwards with a crossing of the Toril River valley before climbing back to the village of Capileira.
Walking Day: Alto del Chorrillo to Mulhacen
Today there is just one walking trail from Alto del Chorrillo to Mulhacen. This superb hiking trail takes you to Spain’s highest peak, Mulhacen (3450m) and is also a scenic lakeside location offering breathtaking views as you descend by the Mirador de Trevelez. The duration is 3.5hrs and a packed lunch is included.
Granada & Alhambra
This full day excursion to Granada includes a visit to the Alhambra, a UNESCO listed monument complex with magnificent palaces, patios and gardens, it is one of Spain’s most treasured historic sites.
Walking Day: Lanjaron
Today is your final day walking and again two options will be made available to you. A packed lunch is included. The Moderate Walk lasting 3.5 hours, will start and finish in Lanjaron and includes many highlights such as Rio Lanjaron, Ermita de la Cruz, Tajos Colorado and the Arab castle. On the Challenging Walk, enjoy a circular walk, with many ascents, around the Rio Lanjaron, visiting the Casas Forestales de Tolle and returning via the spectacular ‘ Acequia Nueva’ waterway. The duration of the challenging walking 4.5 hours.
Time to say adios to Spain until the next time. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight home.