The Tryp

March 2, 2018

The Tryp

El viaje de León a Santiago de Compostela

You will be guided through the last 300 km of the Camino de Santiago.

It starts from the Basilica de San Isidoro towards La Virgen del Camino and through the Montes de León and the mystic O Cebreiro. Then you are going to descend the Galician valleys to finally get the certificate “La Compostela” in Santiago. This route is a great mountain bike ride because of the amazing views but above all because you will use a wonderful equipment. You do not have to worry about your luggage so that you only have to enjoy each stage, we will carry it for you. Every day concludes in a relaxing accommodation so you can get rest and get ready for the next journey.

DAY 1:
Our guide will join us at the hotel with a welcome cocktail. Later on we will walk along the historical area of León, el Barrio Húmedo, where the dinner is taking place.

Accommodation at Hotel AC León ****.

DAY 2:
LEÓN-ASTORGA 55 Km.  (4-5 hours).
In “Bicicletas Carlos” shop, your bicycle will be provided. It will be selected according to your physical characteristics, taking into account your height. Once you all have a bike of your size we will finalize explaining you the last details or questions and the trip will begin.
We leave León after a gentle pedaling taking a detour through Villar de Mazarife variant, away from the road, to connect with Hospital de Órbigo. Afterwards we will find a curver section until el Crucero de Santo Toribio. At the end of our journey, we will have a nice descent to the ancient village of Astorga.

Accommodation at Hotel Spa Vía de la Plata****.

DAY 3:
ASTORGA-PONFERRADA 55 Km (5-6 hours).
We leave the region of Maragatería to ascend progressively to Rabanal del Camino where we will rest for a short time before beginning the hard climbing to the Cruz de Ferro. The last section is a continuous descent to the Bierzo valley. A hotel in the center of the historic town of Ponferrada will be waiting for us. The dinner, based on local products, will take place in a nice restaurant in the city.

Accommodation at Hotel AC de Ponferrada****.

DAY 4:
PONFERRADA-O CEBREIRO 53 Km (5-6 hours).
We will travel through an irregular zone to Villafranca, enjoying the surrounding vineyards. Our route keeps going into the valley of the Valcárcel River, which precedes the last 10 km of the stage; a remarkable ascent crossing a spectacular mountain landscape. As a reward of our effort, the views we left behind us. At the end of the day, we will arrive to O Cebreiro, one of the most magical places of the Camino.

Accommodation at Parador Nacional de Villafranca del Bierzo****.

DAY 5:
CEBREIRO-PORTOMARÍN 62 Km. (6-7 hours)
After O Cebreiro we need to face two small ports before a vertiginous descent to Tricastela. From here, we will continue descending until Sarria with the exception of the climb to the Alto de Sanxil. The last 20 kilometers run along local paths through a landscape of hills. A spectacular descent takes us to Portomarín, on the riverbanks of the Miño.

Accommodation at Hotel Ferramenteiro**.

DAY 6:
PORTOMARÍN-ARZÚA 53Km  (6-7 hours)
A continuous ascent takes us to the Montes de Ligonde, from where we easily reach Palas de Rei. From there, 15 affordable kilometers await us till Melide, where the most famous dish is the galician octopus. We can taste it before facing the last kilometers towards Arzúa through another hills landscape. Once in Arzúa, we will travel by car to a comfortable rural accommodation, where we will enjoy a delicious dinner.

Accommodation at Pazo Santa María

DAY 7:
ARZÚA-SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA 39 Km. (4-5 hours).
We will go through ascents and descents crossing villages and forests until the reach Monte do Gozo. From here we can see the towers of Santiago’s Cathedral. To conclude we will descend towards it reaching Plaza do Obradoiro in Santiago de Compostela. At the end, we will be certified with “La Compostela” in the Pilgrim’s Office..


SERVICES

  • Welcome Cocktail
  • 6 nights accommodation at Hotel
  • 6 dinners
  • 6 special breakfasts
  • 6 meals
  • Accompanying guide
  • Support car
  • Transport of luggage
  • Complete itinerary of the route
  • Pilgrim’s Credential
  • Daily cleaning of bicycles
  • Travel insurance
  • Photo and video service


PRICE

1.499 €

per person in a double room.

 


PRICE

Electric bikes​

1.900 €

per person in a double room.


TRAVEL DATA

  • Tipe of Tryp: En grupo guiado.
  • Duration: 7 days / 6 nigts
  • Difficulty: Media.
  • Min. People: 6 /  Máx.: 10.
  • Itinerary: León – Santiago de Compostela.

 


Dates for 2020

  • April from 19 to 25
  • May from 17 to 23
  • June from 21 to 27
  • July from 19 to 25
  • August from 23 to 29
  • September from 20 to 26