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Group Walking Holidays in the Sierra Nevada
Group Walking Holidays in the Sierra Nevada
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Walking tours, magnificent scenery in the sun
Walking tours, magnificent scenery in the sun
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Group ascending Mulhacen, highest in mainland Spain
Group ascending Mulhacen, highest in mainland Spain

A week-long Group Walking & Hiking Holiday in the Alpujarras, Spain

A group walking week set in the heart of the wonderful Alpujarras hills of Andalucia. Choose from a selection of fine walks and hikes each day. All inclusive option available.

Dates - September to June

Prices - Only €690 per person including 7 nights full board in 3* hotel & 5 days guided walking (daily choice of Leisurely, Moderate or Challenging)

Unique holiday walking and hiking packages for groups that allow you the flexibility to choose each days activities, whether they be a gentle guided walk, a harder guided hike or an excursion to visit some of Andalucias greatest historical and natural sights. These week long packages can start whichever day of the year the group wishes.

These are some of the best value packages around so please reserve your hiking holiday/break in good time

Choose daily from:
5 Leisurely Walks 6 Moderate Walks 4 Challenging Walks

Your Group Walking Holiday Overview

We run these throughout the year although in July and August we tend to walk at higher elevations. With 300+ sunny days autumn, spring and winter are ideal times to visit the Alpujarras. In mid-winter overnight temperatures at your base in Lanjaron rarely approach freezing and days are pleasantly warm. Perfect for your weeks walking holiday in the Alpujarras

Daily choice of walk from Leisurely, Moderate or Challenging

We are able to offer a vast variety of activities from skiing and snowshoeing to mountain climbing and desert and coastal walking, so please discuss individual group requirements with us.

  • Day 1 - Transfer from airport to your hotel
  • Day 2 - Guided walk
  • Day 3 - Guided walk
  • Day 4 - Guided walk
  • Day 5 - Rest day
  • Day 6 - Guided walk
  • Day 7 - Guided walk
  • Day 8 - Transfer hotel to airport

Optional (May to Oct) is an ascent of Mulhacén, the highest mountain in mainland Spain (3482m)


  • €690 per person
  • 7 nights 3* accommodation in either the Hotel Alcadima or Hotel EspaƱa
  • All transport to and from walks
  • Breakfast and evening meals at hotel (packed lunches can be arranged)
  • 5 Guided Walks with daily choice of:
    1. Challenging Walk
    2. Moderate Walk
    3. Leisurely Walk
    4. Nothing - sit by the pool!
  • Services of local, english speaking local guides
  • Not including flights, transfers, insurance, packed lunch and drinks
  • One rest day (maybe visit Alhambra, beach or chill by the pool?)
  • Minimum group size 4 persons.
  • Single person supplement €25 a day

N.B airport transfers (Malaga) can be arranged for only €25 per person each way (4 in car sharing)

A rather belated but sincere thank you to you and your team for making our week in the Alpujarras so successful and enjoyable. The effort you put in in organising and adjusting walks to suit our varying meeds as well as the relaxed atmosphere your team exuded made for a really wonderful week acclaimed by many as the best away week ever for Fitzamblers

Ted Marah Fitzamblers

Your Hotel Accommodation

Choose between two quality hotels in Lanjaron that offers the opportunity to stay in natural surroundings and with everything you need to make your stay unforgettable. Quality centre located hotels with great facilities. Warm and inviting rooms that allow you to make your stay as comfortable and convenient as possible.

All rooms are equipped with safe, cable television, clock radio, coffee kit, hair dryer, refrigerator and phone. The hotels have a wide variety of facilities such as restaurant, library, TV lounge, meeting room. WiFi throughout.

Leisurely Walks

Examples of gentle rambles available of between 2 and 3 hours

  • Mecina Fondales to Busquistar - 100m ascent
  • Bubion to Pitres along the GR7 - 300m ascent
  • Round walk from Capileira visiting the Rio Poqueira - 400m ascent
  • Canar to Lanjaron along the GR7 - 100m ascent
  • Stroll to the wonderful viewpoint at Boca de la Pesca - 300m ascent

Moderate Walks

Examples of walks available of between 3.5 and 5 hours

  • Trevelez to Busquistar along the GR7 - 550m ascent
  • Mecina Fondales to Busquistar alongside the Rio Trevelez - 500m ascent
  • Soportujar to Lanjaron along the GR7 - 350m ascent
  • A round of the dramatic Poquiera gorge - 400m ascent
  • The Cumbres Verdes hills S of Granada - 450m ascent
  • Hiking in the Sierra de Huetor NE of Granada - 600m ascent

Challenging Walks

Examples of walks available over 5 hours

  • Veleta (3394m) from the ski centre - 1000m ascent
  • Cerro de Caballo (3009m) from the Ventura trailhead - 800m ascent
  • Mulhacen (3382m) from Hoya del Portillo - 1200m ascent
  • Cerrillo Redondo (3002m) from Puente Palo - 1300m ascent

White Villages video

Excursions Available

There is so much of interest to do in Andalucia these are just a few of the potions available:

  • Birdwatching tour with professional guide to the wetlands of Padul
  • Visit to the Alhambra Palace in Granada and sightseeing and tapas tour of Granada
  • El Torcal, Antequerra - a visit to see the fascinating and unusual karst scenery
  • Day tour of the Alpujarras, with lunch at one of the high mountain white villages
High above Puente Palo and the forests

The company

Contact us via our Contact Page
+44 7505 753259 by prior appointment (email)

Opening hours:
Price range: $$$$ from 40 € per person per day

Spanish Highs Tours Ltd
Company Number 09960909 Registered in England & Wales

Head Office: 41 Axholme Drive, Epworth, DN91EL, North Lincolnshire, UK. Registered Office: 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU, England

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