Experience Andalucia – Sea, Desert and Mountains
Andalucia has always been known for it’s amazing food, Mediterranean beaches and flamenco. What not too many know about are some of the gems that we include in this 8 day itinerary throughout one of the most spectacular parts of Andalucia. Explore the most scenic coast of the South East kayaking and Paddle boarding, bike through the desert and feel like you’re part of a Wild Wild West movie, trek in the highest mountains in Andalucia with over 3500 m high. This trip combines adventure activities with culture at its very best.
Explore the most imposing coast in the South of Spain by Kayak and Stand Up Paddle
Bike in the Andalucian desert enjoying breathtaking views
Feel like in a Wild Wild West movie
Visit the Andalucian jewel, Alhambra
Experience a true Flamenco concert
Enjoy the amazing Andalucian cuisine and tapas
Wake up with the view of Alhambra
Trek in the highest mountains of Andalucia with over 3500 m
Day 1: Arrival to Málaga
A NaluSur representative is going to pick you up at the airport and take you to your beautiful hotel in the heart of the old town in Malaga.
Day 2: Málaga – Cabo de Gata
Enjoy a nice breakfast at your hotel. After that your guide will pick you up and you will be transferred to Cabo de Gata, one of the most amazing coasts in Andalucia. It is a truly unique place that takes your breath away. In the afternoon you will explore the shore of Cabo de Gata by kayak, the best way to discover its real beauty.
Day 3: Cabo de Gata
After breakfast, you will start a Stand Up Paddle tour. No worries, it is a perfect activity for any age that does not require special skills. You will pick it up quickly, your trainer will be there for you every step of the way. For lunch you will enjoy a sailorman lunch in a restaurant on the beach. The afternoon is going to be free for you to enjoy the beautiful beaches in the area.
Day 4: Cabo de Gata – Tabernas
Start your day with a nice breakfast because the route continues. After spending some time by the sea it’s time to move on towards the desert. The Andalucian desert, called Tabernas desert, is located in Almeria, the driest region in Europe and is a natural park, protected as a wilderness area that spans on 280 square km. It is a unique view to see. As the landscape is so similar to the one in the Far West of North America, many western movies have been shot here.
The desert tour will start by bike with a 3 h route through the infinite landscapes. We are going to have a picnic lunch at Las Eras restaurant and continue in the afternoon with a 4×4 route through the desert to see the most emblematic places where very well known movies have been shot.
The day will end with a dinner at the Las Eras Restaurant.
Day 5: Tabernas – Granada
This morning you will learn about ecological agriculture in the desert area. Later on you will travel to Granada, a city that accommodates some of the most important cultural heritages of Spain. The most well-known are Alhambra and the neighborhood of Albaicín that have been designated UNESCO World Heritage sites.
You will explore the castle of Alhambra and its gardens.
In the afternoon we will do a tapas tour to experience the Spanish cuisine. Granada is very famous for its tapas.
The night will continue with an authentic Flamenco show in the best place where you can have such an experience, in a gypsy cave.
Day 6: Granada – Capileira, Alpujarra
After breakfast you will travel to The Alpujarra, in the heart of the Sierra Nevada mountains. You will do a trekking tour of 3-4 hours enjoying a picnic on the peak. In the afternoon you will visit the village of Poqueira and have a typical “plato alpujareño” for dinner, perfect after a day of trekking.
Day 7: Capileira, Alpujarra – Málaga
Have a copious breakfast to gather enough energy for a trekking route early in the morning. After lunch you will travel back to Málaga and enjoy a free afternoon there. In the evening we will all have a goodbye dinner together.
Day 8: Departure from Málaga
This amazing tour end in day 8. Transfer to the airport at the time of your flight.
- Accommodation on twin or double sharing basis in central boutique hotels with personality in the Málaga and Granada and beautiful rural guesthouses in Cabo de Gata, Tabernas and Capileira
- Private transfers as per the given itinerary
- All meals as specified in the itinerary
- Services of an accompanying English speaking guide for the duration of the entire trip
- All activities mentioned in the program
- Assistance on arrival and departure
- All currently applicable taxes
- International airfares and Airport Taxes
- Expenses of personal nature like tipping, laundry, telephone/fax calls, alcoholic/non- alcoholic beverages, camera/video camera fee at monuments, medical expenses, any insurance etc
- Any alcoholic beverage (consumption on direct payment basis)
- Visa Fee (if needed)
- Surcharge during the public holidays
- Any surcharge announced by the government after this quotation
- Early check-in or late check-out or day use room
- Other meals besides the ones mentioned in the above itinerary
Accommodation and meals
We include 4 and 5 star accommodations that range from guesthouses, small hotels and boutique hotels. We choose carefully all our accommodations taking into account a number of factors, we only work with accommodations that have style and personality, that have a charming location and exceptional facilities and services.
During the entire trip breakfast is included and in certain days lunch as well, please revise the daily itinerary, where all this is mentioned. As food is such an important part of the trip, and the gastronomy in our region is so rich, we leave the options open for your meals in many days.
Why book with NaluSur Adventure?
- Small groups of max. 12 travelers
- Local expertise
- Peace of mind – leave te details on us
- 5* services and food
- Experienced and passionate local guides
- Carefully chosen accommodation
- Committed to the environment
8 Days / 7 Nights
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