Cap Rando Selection : Trips organized by Cap Rando partners
Type
Circular Inn to Inn trail ride
Comfort
In 2-3 person bedrooms, single bedrooms with supplement
Level
Level 3 :You must be able to walk, trot, canter and gallop outdoor

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Three-day horseback riding in Andalusia: Climb to the foot of Mulhacen which culminates at 3478m: the highest peak in Spain ! This crossing of the Sierra Nevada gives you the opportunity to discover the surprising variety of its landscapes and vegetation. This trek is for experienced and physically fit riders to ride on mountain trails, to reach the high plateau of Las Siete Lagunas, over 3000m above sea level, and discover the panoramas of the mountain ranges of Granada and Spain. Almeria, to the Mediterranean. Also discover the traditional life of these high mountain villages, and Andalusian gastronomy.

 

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Itinerary
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Programme intro

HORSEBACK TRAIL RIDE IN ANDALUSIA
INDICATIVE ITINERARY *

Day 1: Capilaira. Transfer from Granada or Malaga airport. Welcome, then presentation of the guide. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel *** in Capileira.

Day 2: BUBIÓN - TREVÉLEZ. Transfer of riders to the equestrian center. Presentation and allocation of horses. You start with a climb by a path which brings you to the Sangre canyon. You then ride down to the village of Pórtugos. Here you start your ascent through a forest of oaks to reach a track where you can canter before arriving at Trevélez. Snack along the way with tapas at a local bar. This village is known for its hams and its so-called highest altitude in Spain with its 1,700 m. Dinner and accommodation at the Hotel **.

Day 3: TREVÉLEZ - TREVÉLEZ. You start the day riding on the high mountains of the National Park by taking steep towpaths to the peaks of the Sierra Nevada. You cross gorges where the waters of the melting snow descend, and arrive at the wonderful site of Siete Lagunas (3100 m) for the picnic, at the foot of Mulhacén which, with its 3478m altitude is the highest peak in Spain. After a brief rest, you descend towards Trevélez enjoying a panorama of surprising contrasts where you can observe the endemic flora and fauna tliving at this altitude. Return to the same hotel as the day before for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: TREVÉLEZ - BUBIÓN. After crossing the Bina Gorge, you climb the steep Sulayr trail. The climb allows you to discover a view of the village and the Trevélez Valley. The ascent takes you to La Loma del Jabalí, to enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of the entire Rio Trevélez valley, the Rio Guadalfeo Valley, and the peaks of the Sierra Contraviesa. After a ride through pine forests and small canyons, you reach Las Alcubillas for the picnic. With an altitude of 2,240m it is the highest point of your day, with a surprising view of the Sierra de Lujar, the peaks of the Sierra Contraviesa, and the Mediterranean! On a clear day, it is possible to see the African coast. The descent ends on forest paths along the Rio Poqueira Valley, until Bubion. Transfer to Capileira. Farewell dinner and accommodation at the Hotel Finca ***.

Day 5: Departure after breakfast, transfer to Granada or Malaga airport.

* Indicative itinerary, may be changed if necessary.

MEETING/DEPARTURE

MEETING:
Day 1 at the end of the afternoon in Andalusia directly at the accommodation or at Granada or Malaga airport (paid transfers).


DEPARTURE: 
Day 5 after breakfast. Paid transfer to Granada or Malaga airport (arrival late morning).

TRANSFER PRICES:
Granada Airport: 50 € / person / transfer.
Malaga airport: 90 € / person / transfer.
Transfers to be paid directly on site.

CAR RENTAL:
We recommend car rental, particularly cheap in Spain from 30 € per week), on the site www.autoeurope.fr if you do not arrive in Almeria: flights are often cheaper to Malaga with many lowcost companies. About 4 hour drive from Malaga, 2 hours 30 from Granada.

Riding

RIDING LEVEL: niveau équestre
Be comfortable at three paces outdoors, in good physical condition with some walks on deep trails.

RYTHM:
About 5 hours on horseback per day.

GUIDE: 
Professional licensed guide. Guide speaks Spanish, French and English.


image 714HORSES: 
Mostly mixed Spanish-Arabian horses, well balanced, trail rides professionals. 


TACK: 
English or trail ride saddles with saddle bags. 

Comfort

ACCOMMODATION: chambres
In comfortable hotels. Single bedroom available with supplement.  

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MEALS: 
Dinners at the hotels. Lunches: in tapas bars, some picnics.


LUGGAGE TRANSFERS: 
The assistant transfers luggage every day. 

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Rates
Infos tarif

2022 PRICES / PER PERSON:

865 € in 2 person bedrooms  
Single bedroom supplement: +100 €
Booking fees: 15 €
TRANSFER PRICES:
Granada
Airport
: 50 €  / person / transfer.
Malaga
airport: 90 € / person / transfer.
Transfers to be paid directly on site.

PRICES INCLUDE: 

Horse and tack rental, guide, assistant, accommodation, all meals, drinks during meals, luggage transfers, financial bond for your payments by our travel agent guarantee.

PRICES DON'T INCLUDE: 

Individual insurance, drinks out of meals, sodas, hot drinks, visits, tips, transfers from/to Granada and Malaga airports, all that is not indicated in "prices include".

INSURANCE (if you don’t already have one):
We offer to Europe Union citizens (only) Chapka insurances:
Cap Security: full insurance with cancellation. Cap Cancellation: cancellation only.
See prices & information

FLIGHTS :
Flights are not included because it is more interesting to book directly your ticket: a transport package included is generally more expensive with agency commissions. However, we are at your disposal to help you find the best prices or to offer you a flight included package on request (free service).

Dates
Booking
How to book
HOW TO BOOK:

By booking with Cap Rando, you get the benefit of the French travel agency law, one of the strictest in the world: an unlimited financial guarantee for all your payments !

BOOKING PROCEDURE:

1. CHECK THE AVAILABILITY, PRICE, DISCOUNT:
Check the availability and price (depending on the type of accommodation and after possible discounts) by contacting us through the availability & quote request form or by phone +33 (0)483431321, whatsapp +33(0)609520324, or e-mail: contact@horsebackridingvacations.eu

2. BOOKING:
Fill out the online registration form: 
https://www.horsebackridingvacations.eu/form/formulaire-d-inscription


3. INSURANCES:
Cap Rando is covered for its professional civil liability: GENERALI contract n ° AL974010.
To register on a Cap Rando holiday, you must be covered by an individual liability insurance covering your activity, individual accident, assistance, repatriation, and possibly cancellation (strongly recommended not to lose your payment in case of unforeseen your cancellation insurance contract).
For Europe Union citizens only: we offer to subscribe the "Cap Protection Security" from Chapka Insurance. This covers you for cancellation, interruption of stay, individual accident, assistance 24h / 24h, medical expenses abroad, luggage insurance, civil liability. You can also only take a cancellation insurance if you have insurance covering other risks. 
See all information about our cancellation policy and Chapka insurance offer.
For non West European citizens: if you pay by credit card, depending on your card, you may be fully covered: check your contract.
You can subscribe directly an insurance for instance on: https://www.axatravelinsurance.com/

4. PAYMENT:
A 30% deposit is required upon booking, the balance being due 60 days before the stay date. Less than 60 days before your departure date, full payment is requested at registration.
You can pay:
- By credit card on our secure payment website: Click here to access the server
- By bank transfer: Bank information

Your payments are guaranted by our GROUPAMA travel agent bond.
If you book a trip through Cap Rando, you have the guarantee not to loose any payment. 
The French law is the strongest and requires all French travel agencies to have an unlimited financial guarantee for their customers in case of financial failure.


5. CONFIRMATION:
You will receive a confirmation file and contract with the invoice and all practical information within 24 hours after reception of your registration form and payment.

6. CANCELLATION POLICY:
See general conditions and special covid conditions: cancellation conditions.
Please note: Any stay may be canceled in the event of insufficient bokkings to ensure the stay up to 21 days before the starting date. In this case, a replacement stay may be offered to you, if it does not suit you: full refund is guaranteed without compensation. We advise you to book refundable flights / trains.