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7 Days - Moorish Splendor on High

7 Days - Moorish Splendor on High

7 Days/6 Nights
 
  • Tour Type
    Walking tourWalking tour
  • Duration
    7 Days/6 Nights
  • Theme
    Walking
  • Tour Code
    MSH70416
  • Operating Days
    All year round
7 Days/6 Nights
 
  • Tour Type
    Walking tourWalking tour
  • Duration
    7 Days/6 Nights
  • Theme
    Walking
  • Tour Code
    MSH70416
  • Operating Days
    All year round
Description 
  • Tour Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation Accommodation includedTransfersTransfers Luggage transfer between hotelsInclusionInclusion Detailed itinerary and mapsMealMeal Breakfast included

Summary

Discover the beautiful landscape and rich history of the Andalucia region as you go on a 7-day walking excursion from Capileira to Rio Grande Valley.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in the Alpujarras (Walk 5 hrs)
Arrive in Capileira, a former Moorish settlement which is the chief village of the region, situated at an elevation of 1436m. Overnight at Mesón Poqueira.

Day 2: Circular walk from Capileira (Walk 5 hrs)
Route through the Río Poqueira Valley, from Capileira via Bubion to Pampaneira. Walk among fields in truely beautiful mountainous surroundings with sweeping views. And past charming Moorish villages, doing some steep ascents and descents and enjoying marvellous views. Overnight at Mesón Poqueira.

Day 3: From Capileira to Pórtugos (Walk 7 hrs)
Walk from village to village, visiting Bubion, Pitres, Mencina-Fondales and Atalbéitar. Along the way, enjoy the scenery and vegetation. The last section of the walk traverses part of the beautiful area of the “Taha del Pitres". Overnight at Hotel Nuevo Malagueño.

Day 4: Valle del Río Trevélez (Walk 5.5 hrs)
Route through the Trevélez River Valley stopping at a series of fantastic vista points. You follow a long-distance walking path to the highest village in the Alpujarras. Overnight Hotel Mesón La Fragua.

Day 5: Choice of 3 walks from Trevélez (Walk 5.5 hrs)
Choose from: a spectacular longer walk high into the Sierra Nevada; a circular route enjoying the beautiful area around Trevelez; or a shorter walk along the historic Camino de Granada. Overnight at Hotel Mesón La Fragua.

Day 6: El Portichuelo (Walk 5.5 hrs)
A pleasant route through shady woodlands, narrow paths and sweeping views. In clear weather, you can see Africa from El Portichuelo, the highest point on this route. Overnight Hotel Los Bérchules.

Day 7: Río Grande Valley
Your tour ends today. Before leaving, you can do a last walk through Río Grande Valley north of Bérchules.

Inclusions

  • Accommodation as indicated in itinerary
  • Daily breakfast
  • Luggage transfer between hotels
  • Detailed itinerary and maps

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees for parks, castles and sites
  • Transfers to/from each tour

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