Low and North: Sierra Nevada Horse Riding

Low and North: Sierra Nevada Horse Riding.

From April to November
5 days 4 nights 3 full days riding
Rider level: Intermediate

Day 1

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Those of you who have arranged to be collected from Malaga airport will be pickup at prearranged time and driven to the village of Guejar Sierra; around two hour drive. While in Guejar Sierra you will be staying in one of our hotels or nice rural accommodations, most of them with swimming pool. We will meet you at 8.30pm and take you for dinner in La Hacilla, one of the local restaurants, a ten minutes nice walk from your accommodation.

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Day 2

After a nice breakfast, we drive up to the stables (5 kilometres from the village) to meet the horses.

lowandnorthdia2-1Once everyone has been introduced to their horse we start the ride with a steep climb through Sierra Nevada oaks (malojos) and holly oaks. It will be a mixture between forestry track (into the National Park) and “vaqueros” (cowboys) paths. We will reach 2,000m high very soon to Loma Los Papeles and there the track allows some steady trots and canters (if the breathtaking views over Sierra Nevada allows you to do so). Also we will pass the remains of trenches of “The Spanish Red Army” from the Civil War (1936-1939).

lowandnorthdia2-2Picnic lunch will be enjoyed in a wonderful spring water. After that we will descend among pines until arriving to Jerez del Marquesado where we will stay and have dinner in Picon de Jerez hotel.

7-8 hours riding

Day 3

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After breakfast and leaving behind Jerez we will head direction Tocon, across Dehesa del Camarate, one of the wonders of the National Park, among pines and briddle paths. We will cross the twons of Cogollos de Guadix and Lugros, where we will have lunch in a local restaurant.

lowandnorthdia3-2We will stay in Tocon for the night, in hotel El Ronzal, where we will have dinner.

6-7 hours riding.

Day 4

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After breakfast we will go back to Cortijo Las Encinillas, crossing over Collado del Alguacil (2000m high) where we will enjoy our lunch.

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After that we will descend following a breathtaking bridle path.

lowandnorth4-3We will reach La Encinillas and say goodbye to the horses. Go back to the hotel and farewell drinks.

5-6 hours riding

Day 5

After breakfast transfer to Malaga airport at pre arranged time.

 

BOOK

PRICE: 950 Euros
Includes: 5 days 4 nights accomodation with breakfast, three full days horse riding, Restaurant dinner three nights, restaurant lunch one day, picnic lunch two days. Farewell drink.

This price is based in a double room, if you need a single room an extra charge of 150 Euros will be applied.
Not included: flights, personal and accident insurance, transfers from/to airports. Everything that is not in the included section.

Airport Transfer: We can arrange collection from Malaga or Granada airport for an additional cost of 35 Euros per person each way. The collection time should be no later than 4pm, and the return transfer on the day of departure would get into Malaga on earlier than 10am.

Contact us on +34616256704 or victorfernandez@gmail.com

 

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