Mulhacén Route 2017

DAY 1. CAPILEIRA. Welcome and introduction of your guide. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel Finca Los Llanos***.

DAY 2. BUBIÓN – TREVÉLEZ. Drive to the riding centre in Bubión(2 Km away from Capileira). Introduction of the horses. We start our journey by climbing old bridle paths leading us to the Barranco de la Sangre (Blood Ravine) riding through stunning scenery and enjoying the beautiful panorama of the Poqueira Valley in the Natural Park of the Sierra Nevada, declared Reserve of the Biosphere by UNESCO. In front of us the sierras Lújar, Contraviesa and Gádor. We continue climbing to the track that leads us to Trevélez with views of the villages of the La Taha Valley. Picnic en route. During the ride there are some opportunities for gallops with a magnificent panoramic view of the Sierra Contraviesa and the Mediterranean Sea. Descend to Trevélez by a bridle path where we will arrive in time for some beers with tapas. There will be the opportunity to visit some of the ham drying houses of Trevélez, famous for its hams and considered the highest village in Spain at an altitude of 1,700m. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel La Fragua **. A five hour ride.

DAY 4. TREVÉLEZ – TREVÉLEZ. We will ride towards the snowy peaks of the National Park of the Sierra Nevada. We cross the ravines where the melt water flows and we reach the idyllic Siete Lagunas (3,200mts) where we will picnic at the foot of Mulhacén, which at 3,478 m in altitude is the highest peak of the peninsula. After a short rest, we descend back to Trevélez, where we will spend the night. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel La Fragua **. Four and a half hours riding today.

DAY 5. TREVÉLEZ – BUBION. We will start by climbing up along a bridle path with views of the village of Trevelez, to the track which will take us to the Bina Ravine where after few meters we take the Sulayr path to climb through oak woods again to the top of the Loma del Jabalí, with stunning views of the Trevélez and Guadalfeo valleys. Later on we ride to Las Alcubillas for a picnic. With an altitude of 2.240m is the highest point of our itinerary for this journey with a magnificent panoramic vista of the foothills of the Sierra Contraviesa and Lújar opposite. On a clear day, you can even see right across the Mediterranean to Morocco. We ride now by a track and along a bridle path descending through pine woods with views of the villages of the Poqueira Valley that leads us to Bubion. A 5 hour ride. Farewell dinner in a local restaurant and accommodation at the hotel Finca Los Llanos*** in Capileira

DAY 6. After breakfast, we say goodbye.

PRICE: 795€

Single room supplement: €100

5 days, 4 nights, 3 days riding

DATES:  July 09 – 13

Minimum: 2 people