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
1290€
Duration
8 days - 7 nights - 6 days of riding
Highlights

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Inn to Inn trail ride in Andalusia, in the Cabo de Gata Natural Park. You will ride through the Cabo de Gata Natural Park. It combines trails along the seaside and inside valleys, you will discover on horseback beautiful scenery and little unknown villages. The excellent weather and soft temperatures make this ride available all the year

Itinerary
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Programme intro

HORSEBACK TRAIL RIDE IN ANDALUSIA
INDICATIVE ITINERARY *

Day 1: Meeting and transfer from Almeria airport, bus station or train station or Granada airport to the equestrian center. Presentation of the ride, dinner and overnight in a nice hotel in Rodalquilar.

Day 2: RODALQUILAR - EL PLAYAZO - CALA DEL CUERVO. In the morning, after breakfast, assignment of horses and adaptation in arena before the departure. For the first day, you will discover the eastern part of the Natural Park. You head towards the "torre de los lobos" where you can enjoy the view over the whole natural park if the weather is clea, andr up to the snow-capped peaks of the Sierra Nevada. You ride to the beach of "el playazo", known since the Roman presence, which was a landmark of pirates. You crossa palm tree oasis, fed by small springs. Picnic at the seaside, at the "Cala del Cuervo".Overnight in a hotel with swimming pool. About 5h to 5h30 on horseback.

Day 3: RODALQUILAR - ISLETA DEL MORO - SAN JOSÉ. You leave Rodalquilar by a path that runs along the coast. These trails used to be used to monitor the coasts in the event of an attack by pirates, which explains the presence of small castles and watchtowers. Picnic on the beach of Escullos, hidden behind its small palm tree oasis. Night in a comfortable hotel with swimming pool. About 5h30 on horseback.

Day 4: SAN JOSÉ - BEACH OF GENOVESES - SAN JOSÉ. Genoveses, Monsul, Media Luna, and the siren reef are undoubtedly the last unspoiled beaches of the Mediterranean which, with their white sand dunes, have been sites for many famous films: Indiana Jones, Lawrence of Arabia, For a Handful of Dollars. For lunch, you have a picnic at the foot of the cortijo "El romeral", one of the typical facilities that used to be, for a time, housing for the farmers. In the afternoon, you will ride up the valley "del tesorillo". About 6 hours on horseback.

Day 5: SAN JOSÉ - LAS NEGRAS. To the north of the park, are the mountains of the Sierra de Gata, where the craters of ancient volcanoes are surrounded by a lunar landscape and typical villages such as "Los Albaricoques". Here were shot some famous westerns such as "for a handful of dollars", "the good, the bad and the ugly." The street names are Clint Eastwood, Sergio Leone ... Lunch at "Cortijo del Fraile". where the events that inspired Federico Garcia for his work "Bodas de Sangre" (Night of the Blood) took place.

Day 6: LAS NEGRAS - GOLDEN MINE - LA NEGRAS. You will follow the old gold mine path, riding in small canyonss that were once the only connection between farms, between the sea and the mountains. You will cross the crater of the volcano that now forms the Valley of Rodalquilar. You will discover the cliffs that still hide gold, and visit the old facilities of the mine that has been operating since 1933 and that finally closed in 1986. Picnic at the gold mine. Overnight in a hotel that offers a spa, sauna, hammam, jacuzzi, water jets, optional massages with supplement. About 5h to 5h30 on horseback.

Day 7: LA NEGRAS - RODALQUILAR. Las Negras is a beautiful place, of a spectacular geology, in a fishermen atmosphere. At the bottom of the bay is El Cerro Negro (La Colline Noire), an impressive rock formation that has the appearance of a lava language, witness to what was the Natural Park of Cabo de Gata. In Las Negras, there are orchards watered by water coming from small flows of fresh water of the Rambla de las Agüillas and accumulated in small ponds close to the sea. Paella lunch in a restaurant by the sea. 3h to 3h30 on horseback.

Day 8: Transfer to the airport after breakfast

* Indicative itinerary, may be changed if necessary.
 

MEETING/DEPARTURE

MEETING: 
Day 1 afternoon, free transfer from Almeria airport or bus station or directly at your hotel. Optional transfer from Malaga, Alicante, Granada airports: 100 € / person for minimum 2 persons.

DEPARTURE: 
Day 8 morning after breakfast. Free transfer to Almeria at 9 am (book a flight after 11:30am).  Optional transfer to Malaga, Alicante, Granada airports: 100 € / person for minimum 2 persons.

BUSES: 
From Malaga airport (terminal 3) or from Granada bus station, you can take a bus to Almeria, see websites: www.busbud.comwww.alsa.eswww.goeuro.fr

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: 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

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ACCOMMODATION: 
In comfortable hotels and guesthouses, most of them with swimming pool. Single bedroom available with supplement.
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MEALS: 
An assistant prepares nice buffets at picnic places or in restaurants.

LUGGAGE TRANSFERS: 
The assistant transfers luggage every day.

 


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Rates
Infos tarif

PRICE / PER PERSON: 
1290 € / person in 2-3 person bedrooms 
Single supplement (if you don't want to share): 200 €Transfers from/to Almeria airport or bus station at set times: Free
Transfers from/to Almeria airport or bus station at set times: Free
Optional transfer from/to Malaga, Alicante, Granada airports: 100 € / person / transfer (200 € return) for minimum 2 persons.
Registration fees: 15 €

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

THE 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 indicated in "THE PRICE INCLUDES".

Dates
Dates From Infos Contact
- 1290.00 € + Infos
- 1290.00 € CONFIRMATION ON PROCESS + Infos
- 1290.00 € + Infos
- 1490.00 € SPECIAL END OF YEAR + Infos
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- 1290.00 € SPECIAL END OF YEAR + Infos
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- 1490.00 € SPECIALE FIN D'ANNEE + Infos
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.