Dates: March 3 – 18 2020, May 1- 5 2020. Groups of 5 or more can book at any time of year.
Duration: 5 nights/ 4 days
Prices: EUROS 395 – price includes dormitory accommodation. Private room supplement is €140 and private apartment is €180
You will pay a deposit of 10% to secure your spot. Once confirmed, your tour operator will charge the remaining amount.
Terrain: Trail run
Average daily running distance: Approximately 18km depending on overall altitude
Longest running distance in a day: 20km
Group size: 8-10 ( or larger on enquiry)
TABLE OF CONTENTS
What level of running is this trip suitable for?
Intermediate to advanced
Are there any alternatives for non-runners?
Shared accommodation is provided, with option to book a single room or apartment.
- Other dietary requirements can de dealt with on enquiry
DAY 1 | Welcome to El Chorro
Guests can arrive at any time on arrival day. There will be a welcome meeting with drinks and dinner in the evening. You will meet your guide and can ask any questions you may have. You will be informed about activities and timings of the trip.
DAY 2 | Mountain loop
After breakfast of tea/coffee and snack, you will head out on an early morning run directly from your accommodation. Your guide will give you options where you can shorten your run or keep going to experience the magic of our scenery and vistas at the top of our local mountain. This will be a loop run. On arrival back at the Finca, you will be treated to a well deserved sumptuous lunch. The afternoon will be free to explore the local hiking trails or simply relax by the pool.
DAY 3 | Valleys and lakes
Today will be a later start, therfore you can enjoy a tasty breakfast buffet and have a leisurely morning. This is a linear run through El Chorro village and up through the valley to arrive at a panoramic view of our amazing lakes. You will arrive at a local Spanish restaurant. Here you can experience Andalusian tapas in an authentic setting (not included in the price). This will be followed by an optional dip in the fabulous lakes, before returning to your accommodation in the transport provided.
DAY 4 | Rest day/climbing/Camino del Rey
This middle day is traditionally a rest day but for the adventurers among you, you might like to try something new like sport climbing or a via ferrata. Alternatively if you let us know in advance, we can reserve a ticket for you for the world famous Camino del Rey. Today you will be provided with a picnic style lunch so you can enjoy your day as you wish.
DAY 5 | Hidden trails
Another early start today, heading up through the valley, you will be guided on local hidden trails, through pine forests and over rivers, keep an eye overhead for the vultures. At various stages today on your trail, you should be able to spot the world famous Camino Del Rey from above. There are two alternatives on this run: you can choose to take the transport provided back to the accomodation or you can continue on foot and return on the trails. Relax by the pool before we finish the day with a delicious homemade group dinner at the Finca.
DAY 6 | Departure
Departure day – Tasty breakfast served before departure.
What’s Included in the Price?
- 5 nights accommodation
- 3 days guided trail runs
- Daily breakfast buffet
- 2 x dinners
- 2 x lunches
- Transport to and from run when required
What’s NOT Included in the Price?
- Transfer from airport (available on request for a supplement)
- Everything else not mentioned in “What’s included in the price?”