Active: Camino de Santiago Encompassed (ESMC)
Trip Style: Acrtive - Hiking, biking and kayaking adventures across the world
Hungry to walk, hike, trek, bike, raft and kayak your way across the world's greatest destinationss No sweat. (Well, maybe a little.) You don't have to be a decathlete to take an Active trip, just someone with a healthy love for getting active and the outdoors.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Max 16, Avg 10
Meals Included: 9 breakfasts
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Explore Madrids Plaza Mayor and Gran Via at your own pace, complete the last 100km of the pilgrims trail and complete your "compostela" walk through small villages and towns, enjoy hearty and delicious Spanish food, walk into the cathedral in Santiago de Compostela.
The opportunity to walk Spains celebrated Camino de Santiago isnt just another vacation; its an outright life-changing achievement. This incredible 10-day adventure begins with two days of exploration in stately (and must-see) Madrid. Then continue to the picturesque municipality of Sarria to begin your own once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage, along the final 100km of the famed Camino. Finish your walk at Santiago de Compostela Cathedral, celebrating your accomplishment with fellow pilgrims from all over the world.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 3/31/2018
- 10 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Madrid||Day 1 Madrid|
Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Madrid||Day 2 Madrid (1B)|
Other options for exploring the city include the Palacio Real, Real Jardin BotAnico or Escorial. Experience more nightlife at the Plaza del Dos de Mayo, in the area known as MalasaNa. Taste some sangria and dance to the latest music. Included Activities: Orientation Walk
|Day 3||Sarria||Day 3 Madrid/Sarria (1B)|
Travel to the charming town of Sarria by train. Take some free time to explore before meeting up with the rest of your group. Included Activities: Optional Welcome Meeting for Travellers on Combos Transport: Local train (6.00 hour(s))
|Day 4||Portomarin||Day 4 Sarria/Portomarin (1B)|
Pass through many lovely towns along the way and maybe choose to have a picnic in places such as Barbadelo, Renta or Ferreiros. Included Activities: Camino de Santiago Walk
|Day 5||Palas de Rei||Day 5 Portomarin/Palas de Rei (1B)|
Walk from Portomarin to Palas de Rey. Weary pilgrims can get a jolt of caffeine in one Palas de Reys caFes or visit some of the local shops to grab some souvenirs. Included Activities: Camino de Santiago Walk
|Day 6||Melide||Day 6 Palas de Rei/Melide (1B)|
Continue walking through rural Spain. Take a break in the lively market town of Melide (454m), and try octopus, Galicias most classic dish, in one of the many pulperIas. Included Activities: Camino de Santiago Walk
|Day 7||Arzua||Day 7 Melide/Arzua (1B)|
Follow the Camino from Melide to the village of Ribadiso and finally the town of Arzua. Included Activities: Camino de Santiago Walk
|Day 8||Amenal||Day 8 Arzua/Amenal (1B)|
The Camino walk will pass through pretty woods, sleepy villages and across streams most of the day. Included Activities: Camino de Santiago Walk
|Day 9||Santiago de Compostela||Day 9 Amenal/Santiago de Compostela (1B)|
Enjoy a final day of walking through spectacular scenery towards the final destination. Included Activities: Camino de Santiago Walk Plaza Obradoiro Visit
|Day 10||Santiago de Compostela||Day 10 Santiago de Compostela (1B)|
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.