Looking down the Poqueira Gorge
Crossing the bridge at cadiar
Walking Sierra Nevada

Autumn Walking Special – Sierra Nevada

from  785,00

This is a three hotel guided walking holiday in the Sierra Nevada. Starting in the Poquiera gorge and making our way further east. Walking some of the classic trails along the way and walking some fabulous high  level routes (up to 3000 metres).
After five days of walking we move to Granada for the last night where we take in the Alhambra, an afternoon meal in one of Granadas best restaurants and then in the evening a flamenco show at the Casa del Arte.

We also have a fabulous rest day, spending the day in Granada and the Alhambra.

This guided walking holiday includes excellent hotel accommodation and all meals. It also includes airport transfers and transport throughout the week in Spain and professionally guided walks, as well as the Granada experience day.

Walking Holiday Sierra Nevada

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
      Guided Tours, Hotel to Hotel, Walking Holiday
    • Activity Level Moderate
    • Group Size Small Group
    All about the Autumn Walking Special – Sierra Nevada.

    This is a excellent guided walking holiday for people who don’t want to move hotels as often as our other holidays. We walk for 5 days walking from hotels and transferring to and from walks. This week takes in 5 beautiful walks right across the Sierra Nevada and the Las Alpujarras. Walking some of the best routes in the region.

    All the walks are different with varying landscapes from the high mountain walking to down in the warm valleys of the Las Alpujarras. We will walk from between 10km to 18km of days of about 5-7 hours with stops.

    On the Friday we will transfer to Granada in the morning and go straight to the Alhambra for a 3 hour visit before we go to the hotel and check in. From here we go to one of the best restaurants in Andalucia for a beautiful meal overlooking the Alhambra. Then a few hours free time before a flamenco show in the Casa Del Arte.

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

    Airport Transfers from Malaga or Granada

    7 Nights Ensuite Hotel Accommodation

    All Breakfasts

    All Evening Meals

    All Lunches

    5 Guided Walks

    Granada experience – tickets to the Alhambra, 5 course meal in Mirador de Morayma, flamenco show.

    All Transport in the week

    Whats not included in this tour.Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.

    Flights, personal snacks/drinks

    1. Day1 Airport Pickup

      Meet at Malaga airport and leave for Capileira at 14.00hrs.
      Go through the week and answer any questions.
      Evening meal in Hotel Finca Los Llanos.

    2. Day2 Poqueira Valley - 3 Villages 10km

      Hotel –Villages of the Poquiera Gorge 5-6 hours 10km
      We will walk from the hotel and descend to the river below Capileira and carry on down the river to the lowest of the villages, Pampaniera. Lunch in a bar here before we follow the Gr7 up to Bubion before carrying back to Capileira.

    3. Day3 Sierra Mecina – 12 km

      Transfer to walk 15mins
      Sierra Mecina – 12 km – 4 -6 hrs
      Varied walk through the la Taha region, walking on ancient mule tracks and through some of the best unspoilt villages in Las Alpujarras.

    4. Day4 Siete Lagunas 18km

      Check out of Hotel
      Transfer to Trevelez
      Siete Lagunas – 18km – 6-8hrs
      A challenging walk but worth the effort to make to the beautiful seven lakes surrounded by the Arete of Mulhacen the highest mountain in mainland Spain.
      Transfer onto hotel Alquiera de Morayma (30 mins)

    5. Day5 Walk into the ‘Campo’ – 16km

      Walk into the ‘Campo’ – 16km – 5-7hrs
      Circular walk from hotel Alquiera de Morayma.
      A walk taking us through the lower Alpujarras and walking through some very traditional villages.

    6. Day6 Berchules Circuit - 15km

      Transfer to Berchules 15mins
      Berchules Circuit – 15km 6-8hrs
      A great walk taking in another valley that sweeps down from the Sierra Nevada. Walking to the moors last stand and then on and up, climbing through a cool pine forest. Before coming out for great views of the Las Alpujarras below.

    7. Day7 Granada Day

      Transfer to Granada in the morning (1hr 30mins)
      A visit to the Alhambra, 5 course meal and a flamenco show makes a great day.
      Hotel Puertas De Las Granadas in Granada

    8. Day8 Return to Airport

      Check out of hotel.
      Transfer to Granada or Malaga airport

    Accommodation During Week

    Hotel Finca Los Llanos 3 * Rural

    Accommodation in CapileiraA charming family run hotel in the lovely village of Capilerira. Rooms are large and all en-suite. There is a swimming pool open most of the year. Wi-fi in all the rooms. Evening meals in the restaurant. If busy it will be a good hot buffet.

    Hotel Alquiera De Morayma 2* RuralAccommodation Cadiar

    A beautiful hotel with large rooms all with fabulous views of the Sierra Nevada. Large swimming pool open May – Sept. Wifi in bar/restaurant. Excellent restaurant.

    Hotel Puerta De Las Granadas 3*

    Accommodation in Granada
    Situated only 10 minutes from the Alhambra and 5 minutes from Plaza Nueva in Granada, this hotel is perfect. Large rooms with a good breakfast. Wi-fi in rooms.

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.

    En-suite rooms based on 2 people sharing a room

    All breakfast, lunches on walk days and evening meals.

    Guided walks and transfers to walks.

    Airport transfers.

    Ticket to Alhambra, flamenco and a very good meal in Granada.

    Single Room Supplement

    If you would like to have your own room, there is a 120 Euro surcharge.
    We pay this to the hotels and do not profit from it.

    1 Good pair of walking boots, preferably not brandnew

    2 Walking poles, if you are not confident on loose ground

    3 Waterproofs- especially if you are going high

    4 Warm jacket, Fleece etc

    5 Sun hat

    6 Sun Cream

    7 Sun Glasses

    8 Comfortable backpack

    9 Water bottle/ camel pack

    10 Travel insurance

    11 Health card

    12 Blister plasters

    13 Shorts/t-shirts

    As you will be partaking in an activity holiday, it is a condition that you are adequately covered by the relevant insurance for medical and holiday cover. You will be asked to send proof of insurance when you have booked a holiday with us. We also recommend that you obtain your EHIC card which enables a citizen from the EU to health care anywhere within the EU.

    Most holiday insurance companies include walking as part of their normal policy – just make sure it goes up to 3500m if you are walking Mulhacen.

    All our guided itineraries have airport transfers included. We recommend Malaga to fly into. Contact us and we will discuss with you the pick up options available.

    Of course you can. If you are willing to share a room then there is no problem but if you want your own room there is a single supplement charge applicable.(120 Euro for 7 nights)

    We keep our guided groups to 8 people. We feel the group works better in a small more personalised group.

    We have never cancelled a week but we will inform you if the group on your chosen week is low on walkers.

    No, the choice is yours. If you want free day then just inform us at the time and we can hopefully give you other options or if you feel a walk maybe too much for you we can usually arrange a shorter version for you.

    All the hotels can cater for any diet. If you have a particularly allergy, just let us know and we will make sure the hotels are aware.

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