* France – Pyrenees : Hill walking in the Cirque de Gavarnie – Excursion
Period : April, May, June, July, August, September, October
Reference : 10B257
Prix : 1€ Ask for a quote
Get off the beaten track in the majestic Pyrenees and the dramatic mountain cirques of Gavarnie and Troumouse, amidst forests of fir trees, waterfalls, lakes and river gorges.
Our Hiking Hallmark :
– Walking Holidays to suit all levels, from rambles to Nordic Walking
– Expert Local Walking Guide
– Small, convivial groups (max. 14 )
– Discover local heritage
– Free Pedometer for every group member
– Excursions for Non-Walkers
D1 * Cirque de Troumouse (40 km)
Lunch in a typical mountain inn then a fabulous hike in the Troumouse cirque with its far reaching green meadows at the foot of sheer rock walls, mountain streams and lakes. Dinner and overnight.
D2 * Cirque de Gavarnie (90 km)
A day’s hiking in the heart of the Pyrenees National Park, enjoying some of the best views of the Gavarnie cirque and its summits. Picnic lunch on the Bellevue plateau overlooking the cirque, and an introduction to the flora and fauna of the region. Dinner and overnight.
D3 * Pyrenean Summer Pastures (90 km)
A new route around Gavarnie takes you through the high summer pastures and grazing herds to witness mountain farming at first hand. Lunch in a local restaurant then a chance to discover Gavarnie’s heritage and the treasures of the Pyrenees National Park at the Gedre Museum. Dinner and overnight.
D4 Pragnères Power Station (20 km)
Visit the Pyrenees biggest power station, a feat of technical engineering with some 40 kms of underground tunnels and 4 dams. Lunch.
Full Board in a 2* hotel in the region of Argelès-Gazost
*Mountain Guide (2½ days)
Entrance Fees : Gèdre Museum, Pragnères Power Station
Single Room (3n) : 84 €
Extra Guide 1 day (more than14 walkers) : 390 € / group