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
From
850€
Duration
5 days, 4 nights, 3 days riding in Andalusia
Highlights

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Horseback ride in Andalusia. A dive in the natural site of the Tabernas desert in Andalusia, location of many western movies. Nestled between the mountains of Filabres and Alhamilla, which isolate it from the humid currents of the neighboring Mediterranean Sea. Carcavas, slopes, streams and ramblas. The only desert area on the European continent, this site offers a wide variety of environmental resources, including geological resources. Under a sub-Mediterranean climate, with rainfall not exceeding 250 mm per year and high average temperatures. Its varied landscape and luminosity, with more than 3,000 hours of sunshine a year, has resulted in hundreds of Westerns (the most famous trilogy of the dollar with Clint Eastwood), but also other genres, such as Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Cleopatra (1963), Patton (1970), Conan the Barbarian (1982) or Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989). Currently, many movies, commercials and video clips are still being shot.

Itinerary
Programme intro

HORSE RIDING IN ANDALUSIA
INDICATIVE ITIENERARY *

Day 1: Transfer from the airport, bus station or Almeria station (or Malaga optional) to Tabernas.

Day 2: Los Albardinales - Collado - Blanco - Albardinales. Departure from the Inn of Albardinales in the morning, located in the fields of Tabernas, a region called "El Oro Verde" for its vast olive groves whose oil is recognized worldwide for its quality, because of the prevailing sub-desert climate In the region. You ride between the olive trees and the semi-arid landscapes of south-east Spain with its particular flora, crossing a small hill, which allows you to discover the variety of landscapes until you come back to the starting point. You will take a break to learn more about the greenest side of the Almeria desert and discover the secrets of developing the best organic olive oil in the world. About 5 hours riding. Lodging in rural lodgings. Dinner: Route 66 restaurant (American style).

image 1053Day 3: Departure from Los Albardinales. Crossing the fields of Tabernas, you enter the barren desert, crossing plains, and landscapes of great beauty: an open geological museum full of history. This second day focuses on the audiovisual and cinematographic heritage of the desert as an exceptional and unique ensemble, for its physiognomy so similar to the Mexican and South American landscapes. An iconic place where the most exciting stories have found their ideal backdrop. The cradle of the European western movies, Leone has turned here his trilogy that inspired hundreds of film shoots of all kinds. Of the seven western-style fixed sets built: Fort Bravo! Dozens of films have been shot in this setting. Among the most recent films are: "800 Balls", "The Daltons", "Penny Dreadful" or "The Sister's Brothers", among others. Dinner inside the "Saloon". Overnight in an accommodation located inside Fort Bravo.

Day 4: Fort Bravo - Oasis of Lawrence of Arabia - Fort Bravo. Today, you make a journey not only in time, but also in space. You ride from the western landscapes of Mexico or Arizona to the deserts of the Middle East and Afghanistan. You visit mythical places such as the scenery that served to illustrate Africa to "Patton", Turkey to "Indiana Jones and the last crusade", Australia to "Millenium", to the kingdom of Daenerys to "Game of Thrones ", or Afghanistan in" hostile zone ", Israel in" Reanimated "or New Mexico in" Terminator 6 "... more than 300 films and dozens of video clips, commercials, documentaries. You visit the oasis where Lawrence of Arabia was shot. About 5 hours riding. Dinner at a local restaurant (country music). Overnight in accommodation located inside Fort Bravo.

Day 5: End of your horseback ride in Andalusia and transfer to Almeria airport after breakfast.

* Indicative itinerary that may be subject to change if necessary.

MEETING/DEPARTURE

MEETING: 
Wednesday afternoon at Almeria airport or bus station, free transfer at 6pm, or directly at your hotel. Optional transfer from Malaga, Alicante, Granada airports: 100 € / person for minimum 2 persons.

DEPARTURE: 
Sunday morning after breakfast. Free transfer at 9am to Almeria airport (book a flight after 11:30am). Optional transfer to Malaga, Alicante, Granada airports: 100 € / person for minimum 2 persons.

TRANSFERS:
Free transfers from/to Almeria airport or bus station at set times. Transfers from/to Granada airport: 150 € / 4 person car / transfer. Transfers from/to Malaga airport: 90 € / person for minimum 2 persons. Transfers to pay directly.

BUSES:
You can take a bus from Malaga airport (terminal 3) or Granada bus station to Almeria, website: www.busbud.com and www.alsa.es . All information about buses from Granada airport to the bus station: http://www.granadadirect.com/transporte/autobuses-granada

CAR RENTAL:
We suggest to rent a car, very ship in Spain, starting from 30 € / week on www.autoeurope.eu or www.autoescape.com 

Riding

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

andalusia horse ridingGUIDE: 
Professional licensed guide. The guide speaks Spanish, French and some English.


andalusia horse ridingHORSES: 
Mixed Spanish and Arabian horses, well balanced, trail rides professionals. 

TACK: 
English and trail ride saddles. 

Comfort

ACCOMMODATION: image 3
In double bedroom in cabans. Single bedroom available with supplement. 

MEALS: 
An assistant prepares nice buffets at picnic places or in restaurants. 

LUGGAGE TRANSFERS: 
The assistant transfers luggage by car every day.

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Rates
Infos tarif

2021 PRICE / PER PERSON: 
850 € / person in 2-3 person bedrooms 
Single supplement (if you don't want to share): 120 €
Transfer from/to Almeria airport or bus station: free at set times and days.
Optional transfers from/to Malaga, Alicante, Granada airports: 100 € / person / transfer (200 € return) for minimum 2 persons.

Registration fees: 15 €

PRICE INCLUDES: 
Horse and tack rental, guide, assistant, accommodation, all meals, 1 drink/pers during meals, luggage transfers, transfers from/to Almeria at set times, financial bond for your payments by our travel agent guarantee.

PRICE DOESN'T INCLUDE: 
Individual insurance, additionnal drinks and drinks out of meals, sodas, hot drinks, visits, tips, transports from/to Granada or Malaga, all that is not inducated in "PRICE INCLUDES".

Dates
Dates From Infos Contact
- 850.00 € + Infos
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Booking
How to book
HOW TO BOOK:


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)483431234, whatsapp +33(0)609520324, or e-mail: [email protected]

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). We offer West European citizens to subscribe the "Cap Protection Insurance" from Chapka Insurance: see prices. 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. If you pay by credit card, depending on your card, you may be fully covered: check your contract.
For non West European citizens, 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.