Cap Rando Selection : Trips organized by Cap Rando partners
Type
In line progressive trail rides
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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A horse riding trip in Andalusia through the Sierra Nevada nature, discovering the Andalusian gastromy and history, the Andalusian equestrian culture. This ride in the Sierra Nevada Natural Park, allows you to discover a wide variety of landscapes, from the high mountains to the rich Mediterranean valleys. Seat of the meeting between Christians and Arabs, the region is known for the beauty of its white villages. The journey continues with a visit to the Alhambra in Granada, then the Cordoba Mosque, both listed as World Heritage Sites. The last two days are devoted to visiting Cordoba and its Royal Stables, with the possibility of attending an equestrian show around the Spanish Pure Bread horse. And to end this program, a ride through the landscapes of olive trees typical of Andalusia. This horseback ride is inspired by the famous novel "The Revolts of Cordoba" by the writer and rider Ildefonso Falcones, a recommended read that will guide you through the history and nature of Andalusia, making this trip on horseback a real equestrian experience.

HORSEBACK RIDING HOLIDAYS IN ANDALUSIA
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Itinerary
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Programme intro

HORSEBACK TRAIL RIDE IN ANDALUSIA
INDICATIVE ITINERARY *

Day 1: Capileira. Welcome in Andalusia, then presentation of the guide. Dinner and accommodation at the Finca Los Llanos Hotel ***.

Day 2: Bubión - Trevélez. Transfer from the hotel to the equestrian center. Presentation of horses. You start your ride on a trail which takes you to the Ravine de la Sangre, then you continue uphill by a track with first canters before arriving at Trevélez. Snack along the way then tapas in a local bar. This village is known for its hams and its so-called highest altitude in Spain at 1700 meters. Five hours on horseback. Option: visit to a ham dryer. Dinner and accommodation in hotel **.

Day 3: Trevélez - Juviles - Los Bérchules. After crossing the bridge over the Trevélez river, you start the day on horseback with an ascent on a steep and rocky path which crosses pine forests which leads you to the upper part of the slope, where you can once again enjoy a wonderful panoramic view of the Alpujarras and its snow-capped peaks. Descent to Juviles for the meal. Resume the horseback path to Los Berchules where you arrive in time to enjoy the Spa option of your hotel. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel ***. Five hours on horseback.

Day 4: Los Bérchules - Càdiar. Descent by a path that leads you to Narila, a small village where King Fernando de Vàlor was crowned during the Rebellion against the Moors. Take the opportunity to visit a small purebred Spanish horse farm. Then you continue your ride towards Càdiar village at your charming hotel for the meal. Three hours on horseback. In the afternoon you have the opportunity to visit the hacienda wine cellar and the oil mill with an explanation of the wine and olive oil production processes. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 5: Càdiar - Bubión. After crossing the Guadalfeo river, you join the path that leads you to the villages of Lobras, Nieles and Càstaras. You continue your horseback ride to the spectacular Gari des Carihuelas de Busquítar, where you begin your descent to cross the Trevélez river, before taking the path to Busquístar where you will stop for lunch. You then leave for about two hours on horseback to return to Bubión. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel ***.

Day 6: Capileira - Granada - Cordoba. After breakfast, transfer to Granada and option to visit the Alhambra, take a short tour of the old Albaicín district or visit the Hamman for a relaxing Arab bath. Transfer in the afternoon to Cordoba. Visit the Haras Royal where you can enjoy the equestrian spectacle of "Cordoba Ecuestre". Dinner in a typical restaurant in the old quarter of Cordoba. Accommodation in a *** hotel in the city center.

Day 7: Cordoba - Palma del Rio. After breakfast visit the Cordoba mosque and stroll through the old Judería quarter. Meal and transfer to Palma del Río. 3 hour ride with Pure Race Spanish horses from an equestrian center. Farewell dinner in a typical Andalusian restaurant and accommodation in the magnificent *** hotel, national architecture award!

Day 8. Palma del Rio - Granada. After breakfast, transfer to the equestrian center where you can choose between 1 hour of "Doma Vaquera" dressage course or go for a 2 hour horse ride around. After an aperitif, transfer to Granada airport.

* Indicative itinerary, can be chaged if necessary.

MEETING/DEPARTURE

MEETING: 
Day 1 at 6:30 pm at Granada airport, train station, bus station or directly at your hotel. Optional transfer from Malaga (170 € / car, it is more interesting to take a bus to Granada: see schedules), or directly at the hotel.


DEPARTURE: 
Day 6 or 8 morning after breakfast. Free transfer to Granada. Optional transfer to Malaga (170 € / car)


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.

FLIGHTS:
Flights to Andalusia are not included in our prices because it is generally more interesting to book your flights yourself, an inclusive flight package is generally more expensive with agency commissions. However, we are at your disposal to help you find the best rates or to offer you a trip including transport on request: free service.

Riding

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RIDING LEVEL: 
You must be able to walk, trot, canter and galop outdoor on open spaces.

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

horseback riding in andalusiaHORSES: 
Mostly mixed Spanish-Arabian horses, well balanced, trail rides professionals. 

TACK: 
English or trail ride saddles with saddle bags. 

Comfort

 ACCOMMODATION: ​​horse riding andalusia
In comfortable hotels and guesthouses. Single bedroom available with supplement.  
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MEALS: 
Taken every night in the hotels. Lunchtime, most often in tapas bars, some picnics.

LUGGAGE TRANSFERS: 
The assistant transfers luggage every day.

 
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Rates
Infos tarif

2022 PRICE / PER PERSON: 
1625 € in 2 person bedrooms  
Single bedroom supplement: +180 € if you don't want to share
Registration fees: 15 €


PRICE INCLUDES: 
Horse and tack rental, guide, assistant, accommodation, all meals, drinks during meals, luggage transfers, transfer from/to Granada, financial bond for your payments by our travel agent guarantee. 


PRICE DOESN'T INCLUDE: 
Individual insurance, drinks out of meals, sodas, hot drinks, visits, tips, all that is not indicated in "PRICE INCLUDES".

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.