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Starts in: Madrid | Available: Every day (May-November)
Private Tour Package
Air Conditioned Transport
2 days package
English
From
$227/ person
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Tour Highlights

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Spend the night under the endless starry sky, or in a quaint mountain hut

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Uncover the ecological and geological marvels in Sierra de Gredos

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Challenge yourself with a scenic 2 day hike in a breathtaking natural park

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Explore mountain summits, glacial lagoons, geological oddities, and endemic wildlife

Why we chose this tour

Our 2 Day Hike and Camping Tour in Sierra de Gredos from Madrid takes you to the heart of this stunning park and its mountain range for two days of challenging adventure and unparalleled views of the scenery below. You'll camp below the starts and stand in awe before glacial lakes that dot the mountains, leaving with indelible memories. This tour is available every day, May through November, and leaves with guaranteed departures.


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Itinerary - 2 Day Hike and Camping Tour in Sierra de Gredos from Madrid

Day 1 - Hike from Hoyos del Espino to Gredos Five Lagoons
  • Meet your expert guide at your hotel or other accommodation to leave Madrid behind and take a scenic drive to Hoyos del Espino in Ávila.
  • Begin your 2 day adventure with a day long hike through the Sierra Gredos Natural Park, ascending to the summit of Portilla del Rey for sweeping panoramic views of the rugged terrain that surrounds you.
  • You'll pass glacial lakes. like Laguna Grande and the Five Lagoons, that perfectly reflect the scenery around you, cross lush alpine meadows, and experience Spain in a totally new way.
  • End the day with a night under the stars, where you'll enjoy a hot dinner, fireside drinks, and open sleeping underneath the vast stars above.
Day 2 - From Gredos Lagoon to Hoyos del Espino
  • Start with a breakfast to warm you up before packing up the camp and heading out for a shorter day of hiking.
  • Pass towering geological formations in the granite of these peaks, marvel at the height of Almanzor Peak, and make your way to the end in Navalperal de Tormes.
  • You'll have lunch in a nearby village before ending your adventure and returning to Madrid.
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Important Details

Includes
Transportation to and from Hotel Abba
Certified Mountain Guide
1 overnight camping
1 Hot dinner (vegan on demand)
1 Hot breakfast
Camping stove and fuel
Trekking/Walking sticks
Navigation equipment, group First-Aid kit and route information
Accident insurance and civil liability insurance
Food for 1 light picnic lunch (day 1)
3 liters of water per person
Casual dry clothes and sport shoes for changing after the tour
Excludes
Sleeping bag (3 or 4 seasons type) and pad (Available for rental on demand)
Tips
What to Bring
Passport/Identification document
Backpack 30-50 litres
Sleeping bag (3 seasons) and pad
Mountain/Hiking boots or trail shoes
Hiking/Trekking socks
Functional underwear (breathable and wicking type)
Trekking/Mountain pants
Breathable and wicking short sleeve T-Shirt
Light Warm Fleece or soft-shell
Breathable waterproof and windproof jacket
Warm Hat/Beanie
Headband or neck gaiter
Warm gloves
Mobile phone and Camera
Snacks
Casual dry clothes and sport shoes for changing after the tour
Essential Information
The program is subject to the existing weather conditions
This trekking includes 5 to 8 hour hikes on paths and trails, involving ascents and descents through varied and rocky terrain and carrying a medium weight backpack (from 8 to 10 kg)
A good level of fitness is required
Difficulty level: Challenging
Previous hiking experience is recommended
During June and early July we can find some snow patches to be crossed and basic use of winter gear (crampons and ice axe) is mandatory
Minimum age: 10 years old
NB: All times are approximate
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