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Walking the Picos de Europa - Exodus Travels
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8 days

Walking the Picos de Europa

Start and end in Las Arenas
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
Max group size:
16
Age range:
16 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33582
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Highlights

  • Explore Spain's third-highest mountain range
  • Hike in lush valleys beneath rocky limestone peaks
  • Spot wildlife like golden eagles and horned chamois
  • Enjoy free time to hit the coast or go canyoning

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Itinerary

Start and end in Las Arenas! With the Hiking & Trekking tour Walking the Picos de Europa, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Las Arenas, Spain and Picos de Europa National Park,. Walking the Picos de Europa includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Arenas de Cabrales.
  2. Day 2: Visit the Arenas de Cabrales valley; pastures of Vanu and spectacular views- Moderate departure (level 3)
  3. Day 3: Ascent to Pandescura peak with superb views of the Western Massif- Moderate departure (level 3)
  4. Day 4: Classic Cares Gorge walk, one of the most popular walks in Spain- Moderate departure (level 3)
  5. Day 5: Free day. Optional activities include caving, self-guided canoeing, canyoning or a trip to the coast- Moderate (level 3) & Challenging (level 5) departures
  6. Day 6: Summit of Peña Main, one of the classic viewpoints of the Picos; continue on to Pandebano Col- Moderate departure (level 3)
  7. Day 7: Walk up to the twin summits of Mancondiu offering fantastic views of the Central and Eastern Massifs- Moderate departure (level 3)
  8. Day 8: End Arenas de Cabrales.
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  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.1
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.4
  • Food
    Excellent
    4.8
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  • WK
    · July 2nd, 2019
    Excellent trip, guide was very polite, knowledgeable, excellent route selection. Food and transport was great. Everything was very timely.
    Trip date: June 2019
  • Walking the Picos de Europa reviewer 2
    · May 5th, 2019
    Wonderful countryside and guide. Great experience. Pace could have been a little faster. Also suggest that Tour Radar snd Exodus improve their coordination. Lots of complications up front due to poor info flow.
    Trip date: April 2019
  • DW
    · April 22nd, 2019
    Everything went really well. We hiked about 60+ miles and had elevation gain of roughly 5,000 feet in 5 days. While moderate rated, it was more than enough for me. Views were excellent and scenery couldn’t be beat with snow covered peaks. Guide was... Show more
    Trip date: April 2019
  • A
    · June 3rd, 2018
    The worst part of the tour was the weather which is something we can't control. The guides made the best of a less than ideal situation however. The hikes were moderate as rated, and we could often go at our own pace. The village of Los Cabrales is... Show more
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    Trip date: May 2018
  • Walking the Picos de Europa reviewer 5
    · May 21st, 2018
    The Pico's de Europa tour was amazing due to our two fantastic guides and the hotel staff who all were great, welcoming and going out if their way to make sure your experience was outstanding. We were lucky to have Nacho and a new guide Hairo join us in... Show more
    Trip date: April 2018
  • A
    · November 7th, 2013
    A fantastic week filled with great walking, beautiful views, great food and excellent company.  The walking was strenuous enough to almost work off the wonderful food without being too full on.  October seemed to be the perfect time of year for warm and... Show more
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  • A
    · November 7th, 2013
    The perfect mix of good walking companions, an excellent leader, fantastic scenery and a friendly hotel with excellent food. The walks were varied in length and pace and were well designed to take in the variety of scenery from deep gorges, spectacular... Show more
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  • A
    · October 8th, 2013
    This was a great holiday, made special by the great group leader and a lovely group of people.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Creeping up on the Gryphon vultures perched on top of a hill.What did you think of your group leader?The... Show more
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  • A
    · September 23rd, 2013
    This was a brilliant trip, with amazing surroundings, a great group and an excellent leader. The inclusion of "options" worked well (i.e. additional peaks within a walk, which you could either climb or alternatively relax in the sunshine at a refuge or... Show more
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  • A
    · September 17th, 2013
    One of the best holidays I have ever been on....go do it now! What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?I went on the Challenging itinerary and the views from the summits we reached were incredible. The walking was varied and well suited to... Show more
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • As a solo traveller, is it compulsory to take a single room?

      The single supplement is completely optional. You are not required to pay a single supplement to join the tour. The tour price advertised is based on a twin share basis, if you are a single traveller you will be roomed with a passenger of the same gender. The single supplement optional cost is if you would like your own room on the tour.

    • Is all of the accommodation and meals included in the cost?

      7 breakfasts, 5 picnic lunches, 6 dinners All accommodation (see below) All transport and listed activities, Tour leader throughout are included in the cost.

    • What are the inclusions of this tour?

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      7 breakfasts, 5 picnic lunches, 6 dinners, all accommodation, all transport and listed activities, plus a tour leader throughout.

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      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Spain. Ideally 2 months before travel.
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      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
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      • For any tour departing before June 30th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after June 30th, 2021, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with Exodus Travels. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 75 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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