Trekking in the Pyrenees - Guided Adventure in the Mountains of Andorra

Guided Trekking
Departure: from 01-05-2018 to 31-07-2018
Status: Open for booking
Price: 440 €
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Departure: from 01-08-2018 to 10-09-2018
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Price: 560 €
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Departure: from 12-09-2018 to 30-09-2018
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Price: 440 €
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For bookings or questions, contact us at +45 89 88 36 84 or info@solowalks.com

This trip would reveal you the wonderful and unknown little country of the Pyrenees: The Principality of Andorra. Each day will take you on a guided walk through incredible forests, lakes and valleys where you will be able to enjoy the surrounding wonderful views, as well as discover the history of this ancient country and its traditional cuisine.
Upon request you will also have the possibility to visit the Mediterranean city of Barcelona before or after your stay in Andorra, with an official guide that will help you discover the Modernism, the Gothic quarters and much more!
 


Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Andorra
Check in Hotel Univers*** in Encamp and briefing of the program

Day 2: The Tristaina Circuit
Today you can choose between two routes depending on your physical condition:

Option 1: Tristaina lakes

Meander beside a string of three high glacial lakes situated in a glacial cirque. Alpine flowers and breathtaking views.
Difficulty level: Easy // Distance: 3.5 km // Elevation: 280 meters

Option 2: Tristaina circuit
A slightly more challenging route which passes through the glacial circuit with spectacular views of the three lakes below, alpine flowers. A round trip following a good path although slightly high and vertical in some places.
Difficulty level: Medium // Distance: 5 km // Elevation: 280 meters

Day 3: Sorteny Natural Park
Today you can choose between two routes depending on your physical condition:

Option 1: Sorteny Natural Park (Quer col)

The Sorteny Natural Park, exceptional for its variety of flora, fauna and birds. The itinerary includes a historical mountain hut and is a round trip which finishes in the adjoining valley of Rialb.
Difficulty level: Easy // Distance: 3 km // Elevation: 280 meters

Option 2: Estanyo Lake
Natural park of Sorteny, exceptional for its variety of flora. Glacial lake of Estanyo. Fauna, birds
Difficulty level: Medium // Distance: 6 km // Elevation: 460 meters

Day 4: Ciscaro lakes
Incles valley is one of the most beautiful valleys in Andorra, flora is incredible, old farm barns(bordas). Path follows the stream with waterfalls, marsh land and meanders at Ciscaro mountain hut. Very pretty glacial lake at 2300 meters.
Difficulty level: Medium // Distance: 10 km // Elevation: 600 meters

Day 5:
Free day for relaxing, sightseeing or shopping (options and suggestions can be provided upon request)

Day 6: Pla de l’Estany
Today you can choose between two routes depending on your physical condition:

Option 1: Pla de l’Estany (lake flats)
Glacial circ, highest mountains in Andorra. A nice round trip first up to the Pla de l’Estany with its mountain hut and impressive steep sides, then across to high mountain “bordas” (barns) and through some fields and back to Arinsal village.
Difficulty level: Medium // Distance: 6 km // Elevation: 500 meters

Option 2: Coma Pedrosa peak (2948 meters)
Highest peak in Andorra, Natural park of Coma Pedrosa, flowers, forests, highest peak in Andorra. Quite a steep walk from Arinsal to the mountain hut open in summer where you can have lunch, supper and breakfast also stay the night, This is half way we pass by the black lake then to the peak.
Difficulty level: Advanced // Distance: 16 km // Elevation: 1370 meters

Day 7: Rialp valley, Blue Lake
Glacial valley. Old shepherd huts (Orris). Flora, fauna. We cross the frontier into France. The Bleu Lake with its incredible colour is in France, just over the border.
Great views.
Difficulty level: Medium // Distance: 7 km // Elevation: 615 meters

Day 8: Check out

The price includes:
► 7 nights half-board accomdation in the Standart Hotel, rooms with private facilities in Encamp, Andorra
► 5 days of lunch pack (2 sandwiches, a bottle of water, a Snack, a dessert, a piece of fruit)
► 5 days of walking with a professional guide

The price doesn’t include:
► Optional official guide in Barcelona
► Visits to museums or other places not specified in the program
► Transfers from/to Encamp

 Additional costs (optional):
► Single room supplement: 130 EUR ►2 pax supplement: 190 EUR ► Official guide in Barcelona 150EUR ► Airport transfers from/to Barcelona (Prat) or Toulouse (Blagnac): upon request depending on the size of the group