7-Day Classic Distancia Tour (Alconoque Natural Park "Recce")


 This tour will take place from Monday 13th - Sunday 19th May 2019.

  We would like to explore in more detail both the Alconoque & Grazelema Natural Park's  (an area of 1,677 km2) and also try out some new hotels in the area, this will allow us to get feedback after the tour and fine tune the itinerary before adding it to our main touring schedule.

 

The itinerary will be as follows;

Day 1: Arrival
Arrive at either Málaga Airport (AGP) or Granada Airport (GRX), where you will be met by one of our team and transported to the guesthouse in Vélez de Benaudalla.

Day 2: Velez – Competa – Riogordo - Ardales
After having breakfast, your tour will begin. Leaving the guesthouse around 9:00 we start travelling West to Maro before turning North into
"Sierra Tejada", passing through Frigiliana, Competa and Canillas de Acetuno where we'll be stopping for lunch. We shall then head West towards El Chorro and Ardales, our final destination for the day and where we shall be staying this evening.

 
Day 3: Ardales - El Burgo -_Benaojån - Ronda
This morning, we will be visiting the famous "El Caminito del Rey" before setting off for Alora, El Burgo and "Cueva de Pileta" which contains some of the oldest cave paintings in Europe. We shall then make our way to Ronda where we shall be spending the night.

 
Day 4: Ronda - Jimena & Arcos de la Frontera -  Grazalema
Following breakfast, we will be spending most of the day exploring "Alconoque & Grazelema Natural Parks". Passing through Guacin, La Sauceda, El Bosque we will eventually arrive at Grazalema where we shall be sleeping this evening.

Day 5: Grazalema -  Setanil de las Bodegas - Valle de Abdalajis
Today we travel North to Zahara then East, passing through Setanil de las Bodegas and Embalsa de Guadalhorce before reaching "Lobo Park".  Here you will be able to observe the behavior of wolf packs in their natural enviroment. After our visit to the park we will travel the short distance South to Valle de Abdalajis where we will be staying tonight.

Day 6: Valle de Abdalajis - El Torcal - Zafarraya - Velez
Today will see us continuing East and visiting "El Torcal Natural Park" which is famous
for it's unusual limestone rock formations.  From here we will continue East through "Sierra de Alhama", Ventas de Zafarraya and into Alhama de Granada where we shall be stopping for lunch. We will then be traveling South through "Sierras de Alhama, Tejada y Almijara Natural Park"  and Sierra del Chaperral for our final leg of the tour and back to the headquarters in Vélez de Benaudalla, arriving around 18:00.

Day 7: Departure
You are leaving today, and will be transported back to the airport for your flight home. Hopefully, you will have had an unforgettable experience.

 

Please be aware that this itinerary is a guide only and may need to change due to weather, road conditions or other factors. Please be flexible, but rest assured your Tour Leader will make the final day-to-day decisions only after consultation with our group members.

 


This tour will take place from 13th - 19th May 2019.

 

Getting to Malaga International Airport is easy with regular flights from many European cities. We will be offering one airport transfer on the day of arrival and the day of departure. The recommended arrival date for this tour is Monday 13th May 2019. Please allow enough time for administration, bike allocation and commissioning.

 

   You are more than welcome to arrive and/or depart a day or two earlier/later but there is a possibility you will have to make your own travel arrangements as airport transfers may not be available.

 

 We will be covering a distance of around 200 kms per day and spending an average of six hours in the saddle.

 

   The total cost of this tour will be 790€ per person and is based on four riders sharing two rooms. If you would prefer to have a private room this can be arranged, kindly note that a single room suplement of aprox. 300€ will be applied.

  A deposit of 400€ is required to secure your place on this tour with the remainder of the balance being paid on arrival.

    We will keep you updated on a regularly basis regarding the bookings received and you will be given the opportunity to cancel your trip up to twenty one days before the commencement date.

 

  Please read our Terms & Conditions for this tour.


 

 

The skill level on this tour will be classed as INTERMEDIATE. The emphasis of this tour is about riding on fantastic roads through stunning scenery. Although we take a fairly laid back approach, stopping for regular coffee/photo breaks and for lunch, you can still expect to be on your bike between 6 to 8 hours a day. You should be a confident rider and your pillion (if applicable) should be comfortable covering a distance of around 200 kms per-day.

 

 

The cost will include, airport transfers, six nights shared accommodation, all entrance fees, motorcycle rental with third party liability insurance and fuel.

 

Flights, food and drinks are not included. We also advise anyone interested in participating in this tour, that they arrange travel/medical insurance (again we can help you arrange this if needed) through an insurance company in the UK. The cost for 7 days is around £20.

 

 


Please contact us for more information