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Hiking Southern Spain: Authentic Andalusia

6 days, Granada to Canillas de Albaida

Red hills of Andalucia

Tie those hiking boots tight because this adventure through the south of Spain is loaded with highlights. Stay two nights a cave hotel (yes, seriously) and visit a cave museum in Guadix. Indulge in a wine tasting in Competa. Feel the burn and feast your eyes as you cross Sierra de Almijara and Sierra de Huetor. This tour is an adventure for all your senses.

6 days

Granada to Canillas de Albaida

From$4759HKD
was $5599
Valid on May 17 2022
Trip Code: ESHA

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Tie those hiking boots tight because this adventure through the south of Spain is loaded with highlights. Stay two nights a cave hotel (yes, seriously) and visit a cave museum in Guadix. Indulge in a wine tasting in Competa. Feel the burn and feast your eyes as you cross Sierra de Almijara and Sierra de Huetor. This tour is an adventure for all your senses.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Active

Hiking, trekking, biking, rafting, and kayaking adventures all over the world, made for outdoor types.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

Physical Rating: 3 - Average

Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 16, average 12.

Age requirement: 12+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Visa Requirements

6 days

Granada to Canillas de Albaida

From$4759HKD
was $5599
Valid on May 17 2022
Trip Code: ESHA

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

Special Offers

Expires on Jun 01, 2022 03:59 UTC
Promo Code G22GAV015ADV08
Map of the route for Hiking Southern Spain: Authentic Andalusia

Places visited

Itinerary

Day 1Granada/Benalúa de Guadix

Arrive in Granada by 4pm to meet your CEO and fellow travellers. From our meeting point at Hotel Plaza Nueva, hop in a private transfer to Benalúa de Guadix. After a short welcome meeting, opt to head out for dinner with the group.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2Benalúa de Guadix

Walk with the group from the hotel into the surrounding landscape. View the eroded hills dotted with cave dwellings. The hills are quite similar in looks to the ones in the deserts of Arizona. Stop at the viewpoint in Benalua to take in everything before continuing along the ridge with sweeping views across the valley until reaching Guadix. The group will enjoy time for a light lunch on their own in the Guadix historic centre and then be transferred by private vehicle to Cueva Museo for a glimpse of life in a traditional cave dwelling.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 3Benalúa de Guadix/Canillas de Albaida

On today's hike, travel towards the Sierra de Huetor, a range of rugged hills north of the Sierra Nevada. Trek through forests of pine and take in panoramic views of the mountains. Later, continue to Canillas de Albaida, nestled along the slopes of the Sierra de Almijara.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 4Canillas de Albaida

Enjoy a free day to relax, explore the town's labyrinth of narrow streets and whitewashed houses, or lace up for another hike. Opt to trek Andalucia's most impressive gorge walk, the Caminito del Rey, or go on a shorter hike to nearby Salares.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 5Canillas de Albaida

Take on the Sierra de Almijara, a range of marble-rich mountains that meander down to the Mediterranean coast. Hike up to the Puerto Blanquillo mountain pass at an altitude of 1.260m before descending to the village of Competa. Enjoy a tasting at a local winery. Walk an ancient path through lush fruit orchards and fields.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 6Canillas de Albaida

Depart at any time.

Meals included:

Breakfast
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What's Included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Guided hikes through the Sierra Nevada Foothills, Sierra de Huetor, and the Blanquillo Mountain Pass to Competa Village
  • Cueva Museo Visit (Benalúa de Guadix)
  • Local Wine Tasting (Cómpeta)
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Accommodations

Hotel (5 nts).

Meals

5 breakfasts
Allow USD215-280 for meals not included.

Transportation

Private vehicle, hiking.

Staff & experts

CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides

Make it a private tour

Book this tour as a private departure - with your own CEO and all the benefits of a G Adventures group tour - for any group, big or small (even just one traveller).

Hiking Southern Spain: Authentic Andalusia

| 6 days - Granada to Canillas de Albaida - from $4759 HKD