Autumn Walking Special – Sierra Nevada
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
Activity Level Moderate
Group Size Small Group
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.
Airport Transfers from Malaga or Granada
7 Nights Ensuite Hotel Accommodation
All Evening Meals
5 Guided Walks
Granada experience – tickets to the Alhambra, 5 course meal in Mirador de Morayma, flamenco show.
All Transport in the week
Flights, personal snacks/drinks
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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
Return to Airport
Check out of hotel.
Transfer to Granada or Malaga airport
Hotel Finca Los Llanos 3 * Rural
A 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* Rural
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*
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.
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.
Ticket to Alhambra, flamenco and a very good meal in Granada.
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
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.