Alpujarra Trail Ride Holiday

5.0 (10)
6 days 5 nights
Weight limit
95 kg / 209 lb

For equestrian enthusiasts, a horse riding vacation in the Alpujarras becomes a truly magical experience. The undulating landscapes provide a perfect backdrop for exploring the region on horseback. As you ride through the pine forests, alpine meadows, and wooded valleys, you'll feel an intimate connection with the natural beauty that surrounds you. The gentle clip-clop of hooves resonates through the air as you traverse the gorges and meander along ancient trails. 

The horse riding trails in the Alpujarras offer a unique perspective, allowing riders to appreciate the diverse terrain at a leisurely pace. Whether you are an advanced rider or a novice, the combination of breathtaking scenery and well-guided equestrian adventures makes the Alpujarras one of the premier destinations for horseback exploration in Spain.

from US$ 1 173
per tourist for 6 days
Departing from
Comunidad Autónoma de Andalucía, Granada, Lanjaron
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Photo Sarah V.
Sarah V. is the provider of this trip
The provider speaks: English
In 1993, I set up a riding center in the beautiful Andalucia region of Spain and have never looked back. I was born in the New Forest, England and have ridden all my life. I own and run the trekking centre and am a qualified horse riding guide and instructor and I live at the ranch with my family.

Tour highlights

Ride With a Beautiful Scenery
Ride through the beautiful Sierra Nevada with a stunning views across to Africa
Follow the Old Mule Track
600 year old cobbled mule track through the Chestnut forests to the waterfalls of El Tello
Find the Best Companion
Andalusian horses, Andalusian-Arabian cross horses, and Cob horses are awaiting you

Route details

Day 1

You will transfer from Malaga or Granada airport (cost not included) to the tiny spa town of Lanjaron, "the gateway" to Alpujarras. 

Your accommodation for the night will be at the Alpujarra Guesthouse high in the mountains and close to the Ranch. These small mountain cottages have a swimming pool for use during the summer months. 

Dinner prepared by your host and cook, Emily, at the simple and beautiful local guesthouse

Day 2
Trekking to the Rio del Guadalfeo
Day 3
Trek to Orgiva Town
Day 4
Track Towards Lanjaron
Day 5
High Mountain Trek
Day 6
Tour provider's comments

This horse riding holiday is suitable for all levels; from complete beginners to advanced riders. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult, and must be supervised on a ratio of one adult to three children. Children may join family treks or rides with other children of similar ages from the age of five. The centre matches groups with ability levels and riders can expect to ride with other riders of the same level (unless specified).



Hotel / Guest House
5 nights

You will be accommodated at a local hotel in the spa town of Lanjarón.

Just 45 minutes’ drive from Granada.

The hotel accommodation has a swimming pool and Wi-Fi.

You will also stay in mountain cottages while on trek, which also have pools and Wi-Fi.

5 nights
Another option
5 nights
Mountain Cottage

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Group meeting place
Comunidad Autónoma de Andalucía, Granada, Lanjaron
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Tour conditions


  • 4 days' horse riding;
  • assistance of at least one horse riding instructor;
  • all horse riding equipment;
  • breakfasts, lunches, and dinners;
  • 5 nights` accommodation.


  • flights;
  • transfers;
  • single room supplement;
  • additional meals;
  • personal expencies.

Group size

up to 15 tourists


6 days
5 nights

It's important to know

Can you tell more about your horses?

The centre has 20+ well-trained and schooled horses varying in ages to suit the beginner and advanced rider. The horses range in height from the smallest horse at 12 hands to horses up to 17 hands and they are mainly Andalusians, PREs, Andalusian crosses with Arabs, and also Cobs and ponies. All horses are fully trained to be ridden either Western style or traditional style.

Please note that although the riding school has a wide range of horses to choose to ride, the horses on the working holiday, unfortunately, cannot take riders over 15 stones (95 kilograms). Moreover, the type of tack that is used is mainly English tack, although Caballo Blanco Horse Riding & Trekking Centre does have some Western saddles.

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Tour reviews

Based on 10 reviews
  • A
    18 Dec, 2023
    about provider
    The horses were very well trained and calm. My guide Judith guided me perfectly during the whole trip. All the places I stayed and the people there made me feel at home and the food was excellent. At first I was a bit scared to go on a riding vacation alone in another country. But I had a very nice, relaxing and adventurous vacation. Jane, Steve and Emily, who made my transfers to my accommodation, are very kind and helpful people. Sharon and Bongo are equally excellent. Thank you for all this wonderful organization : )
    18 Dec, 2023
  • C
    20 Nov, 2023
    about provider
    I have just returned from a wonderful vacation with my two daughters organized by Sarah and her team. Everything was very well organised after and we were looked after from the moment we arrived. Many thanks to Judith, Lulu, Ralph, Lally, but most importantly our fabulous ponies, Blossom, Melody and Molly. This is a very special place and we can't wait to return!
    20 Nov, 2023
  • L
    23 Jul, 2023
    about provider
    We had an incredible time with your horses, thank you. We just wish we had ridden for more days! Finn was an excellent guide and took great care of us. The girls absolutely adored spending 6-7 hours riding each day. The scenery was breathtaking, and we're still enchanted by the lovely aroma of wild herbs as we traversed the mountains! Emma at the stables was also delightful.
    23 Jul, 2023
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Dates and Prices

  • Any dates on request during the season
    1 Jan – 31 Dec
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    15 – 20 Aug 6 days 5 nights
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    15 – 20 Sep 6 days 5 nights
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    15 – 20 Oct 6 days 5 nights
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    15 – 20 Nov 6 days 5 nights
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    15 – 20 Dec 6 days 5 nights

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