Costa Rica Traverse

The trip was an amazing experience. As expected it was physically tough but worth every drop of sweat and mud (no blood fortunately). For me personally, I found the heat hard to adjust to. I expected us to benefit from the shade of the rainforest more than we did and I guess going from a Scottish winter to an equatorial country didn't help. Having said that it didn't detract from my enjoyment, just made it harder work. We were also lucky because all 13 of us got on very well and it was a good mix of people. A special mention has to go to the guides and Danny in particular. I remember when we did the Cycling in the Andes that the guides were good but Danny was excellent. As well as being extraordinarily fit and knowledgeable about adventure stuff he was passionate about Costa Rica, it's environment and future. He had a great sense of humour and as if all that weren't enough he and his team were superb cooks. Although this wasn't everyone's idea of a relaxing holiday I came home envigorated and motivated with stacks of energy - apart from having to negotiate Terminal 5 on it's second day of chaos! I've already been on your website looking for the next potential challenge, if only work didn't get in the way.

J Dunthorne | UK

Camino - Leon to Santiago

This last stage of the pilgrimage route offers a fine balance of walks in spectacular natural settings with visits to inspiring cultural sites including the magnificent cathedral city of Leon. En route there are numerous reminders of the pilgrims past who travelled the route including crosses, statues and grain silos. In the valley of Ponferrada, O Cebreiro welcomes us to the gates of Galicia and leads us to the fabled Santiago de Compostela. A shorter 15 day version is available.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive León
DAY 2 To Villadangos del Páramo (5hrs)
DAY 3 To Astorga, home to Roman mosaics (6hrs)
DAY 4 To Rabanal Del Camino (5-6hrs)
DAY 5 To Molinaseca (8hrs)
DAY 6 To Villafranca Del Bierzo via Templar castle (5-6hrs)
DAY 7 Rest day in Villafranca
DAY 8 The last stage in Castilla to O'Cebreiro (8hrs)
DAY 9 To Samos (6-7hrs)
DAY 10 To Sarria (3hrs)
DAY 11 Rest day in Sarria
DAY 12 Walk through the hills of Galicia to Portomarin (6hrs)
DAY 13 To Palas de Rei (6-7hrs)
DAY 14 Leave Lugo to enter La Coruña and on to Arzúa (8hrs)
DAY 15 To Rúa/ Pedrouzo (6hrs)
DAY 16 Arrive Santiago (6hrs)
DAY 17 Trip concludes

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Trip Code: CT2
Trip Grading: Moderate
Duration:  17 days
Activities:  Inn to Inn Walking
Next Trip:  Daily from 1 Apr to 31 Oct
price: £1,250.00 GBP

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Single Traveller Surcharge £ 440
Supplement for 18 day version - twin room £ 60
Supplement for 18 day version - single room £ 70
upgrade to superior hotel in Arzua - twinshare pp £ 60
upgrade to superior hotel in Arzua - single £ 90

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