Cap Rando Selection : Trips organized by Cap Rando partners
Type
Stationary trail rides
Comfort
In 2-3 person bedrooms, single bedrooms with supplement
Level
Level 2 : You must be able to walk, trot, canter in an arena or outdoor
From
1315€
Duration
7 days - 6 nights - 5 days riding in Spain

This is a stationary summer ride with relaxing full days riding from Navarredonda de Gredos to different direction every day, changing landscapes and opportunities for swimming in the crystalline waters of Gredos Mountains. One day, in the middle of the week, you will ride on a minitrail to a different village. The summer in Gredos is perfect for excellent riding holidays due to the altitude, Navarredonda is at 1600 m, so even in July or August it is not hot for full days riding and perfect for swimming in the fresh waters at lunch stops. It is a relax and comfortable ride, perfect for families and less experience riders, 5 nights at the same hotel, daily trails with different itineraries everyday through the wild landscape of the Gredos Mountains, where you can see Iberic goads, golden eagles or black vultures. Enjoy great lunches in the countryside, barbecues, paella..., after a relax swimming in the crystalline waters of the rivers.

 

 

Itinerary
Programme intro

HORSEBACK RIDE IN SPAIN
INDICATIVE ITINERARY *

 

Day 1: Meeting directly at the accommodation (the addres will be given with your booking confirmation) or free transfer from Madrid airport (meeting at 3 pm, 2 hours drive transfer) with a break in Avila town for a short visit: ana mazing walled medieval town classified World Heritage Site from the UNESCO. The evening, you will enjoy your welcome dinner at the hotel with your guide.

Day 2: Navarredonda de Gredos - San Martin del Pimpollar. Easy day to the mountains, riding through summer pastures. Lunch stop by the river near San Martín del Pimpollar with an excellent picnic cooked at the spot. In the afternoon, riding through the pine woods with nice canters and trots coming back to the stables. Dinner at rural hotel. About 5 hours riding.

Day 3: Navarredonda de Gredos – Laguna Cañada del Gallo. Riding in the morning to Cañada del Gallo lagoon with some great views of the peaks of Gredos with great canters in open landscape. Riding down to the Tormes valley for another great picnic with an excellent paella cooked at the spot with opportunity for swimming. After a relaxing lunch break, riding back to the stables with some nice canters. Night and dinner at the hotel. About 6 hours riding.

Day 4: Navarredonda de Gredos – Barbellido - Navacepeda de Tormes. In direction to the highest mountains with stunning views of Gredos, riding up to Puente de las Juntas and down to Barbellido gorge. Stop for an excellent lunch with Avilan beef bbq at a fisherman hut, good spot for swimming in crystalline waters of Barbellido gorge. After a relaxing lunch stop, nice canters along the pine woods riding to Navacepeda de Tormes. Horses stay near the village, riders are transfered back to the hotel. About 6 hours riding.

Day 5: Navacepeda de Tormes – Pozo de las Paredes - Navarredonda de Gredos. After breakfast, transfer to the horses. Following the Tormes river valley through Navacepeda, historic town in the mountains to Navalperal for a tapas-break. You will continue to Pozo de las Paredes, a 14th century bridge over the Barbellido gorge. Lunch at the beautiful place perfect for swimming. In the afternoon riding along the Tormes river coming back to the stables. Dinner and night at the rural hotel. About 6 hours riding.

Day 6: Navarredonda de Gredos - Hoyos del Espino - Navarredonda de Gredos. Fast morning, riding to Hoyos del Espino. Lunch stop and swimming with excellent spot. In the afternoon funny riding with canters through the pine forest. Farewell dinner and night in Navarredonda de Gredos. About 5 hours riding.

Day 7: End after breakfast, transfer departure at 10am to be at Madrid airport at 12pm.

* Indicative itinerary that can be changed if necessary.
 

MEETING/DEPARTURE

MEETING: 
Sunday afternoon at your 1st accommodation (the address will be given with your booking confirmation) 
Free transfer from Madrid airport: meeting at 3 pm - 2 hour drive.

DEPARTURE: 
Saturday morning after breakfast. Free transfer to Madrid. Departure at 10 am. Arrival at 12 pm.

CAR RENTAL:
We recommend car rental, particularly cheap in Spain from 30 € per week), on the site www.autoeurope.fr.

Riding

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

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Purebred Spanish, Hispano-Arabian and crossbreeds. Serene horses, result of an excellent natural education. Most of them are born and raised on the spot. They live in freedom and herd in vast pastures and pine forest.

TACK: 
High quality English saddles with a silicone seat. All tack is in excellent condition, very comfortable for horses and riders.

GUIDE: 
Professional licensed guide. The guide speaks Spanish and English. An assitant follows by car preparing copious lunches.

RIDING TIMES:
5-6 hours per day on average.

Comfort

ACCOMMODATION: 
In a comfortable hotel. No swimming pool, but a spa area with paying swimming pool near the hotel ... and numerous river swimming during the hikes.


MEALS: 
Taken every night at the hotel. For lunch, an assistant prepares local dishes served at the table: salads, barbecue, paella, fresh fruit, wine and coffee or tea.


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Rates
Infos tarif

2020 PRICE / PER PERSON: 
For 4 riders minimum:
(contact us to check the number of riders booked)
1 315 € in 2-3 person bedrooms 
Single supplement (if you don't want to share with other riders): 150 €
3 rider supplement: 70 €
2 rider supplement: 100 €
Registration fees: 15 €

2021 PRICE / PER PERSON: 
For 4 riders minimum:
(contact us to check the number of riders booked)
1 330 € in 2-3 person bedrooms 
Single supplement (if you don't want to share with other riders): 150 €
3 rider supplement: 70 €
2 rider supplement: 100 €
Registration fees: 15 €


PRICE INCLUDES: 
Horse and tack rental, guide, assistant, accommodation, all meals, drinks during meals, luggage transfers, transfer from/to Madrid, 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
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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.