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Monfragüe National Park in Spain

4.7 (3)
days 7 days nights 6 nights
Spain
Difficulty
Moderate
Comfort
Midscale
Upscale
Premium
Weight limit
90 kg / 198 lb

The riding through spectacular holm and cork oaks woods, pastures and the impressive landscape of the Monfragüe National Park will give you a great experience!

Prepare to wonder the natural diversity of this area, admire the mountain views and learn a lot of facts about historical sites that you visit.

Monfragüe National Park riding tour is a perfect opportunity to spend holiday usefully and enjoy your time with our excellent horses!

from US$ 1 880
per tourist for 7 days
Date of Travel
Number of tourists
up to 10 tourists over 10 years old
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Photo Emilio R.
Emilio R. is the provider of this trip
The provider speaks: English
I was born in Sierra de Gredos, El Barco de Avila, Grandson of the most important Avilan cattleman in the region. I am the pure connection with my own horses, expert rider, riding instructor by Spanish Equestrian Federation, professional in equestrian tourism over 30 years, I dedicate my whole life to my horses, a specialist in natural horsemanship and PRE horse breeder. Every ride is personally guided by me, with an experience over 30 years as equestrian guide. I am an expert rider and I have a special ability to match my horses with riders. I am leading the groups with my confident and well-mannered homebred horses that are a pleasure to ride, you will always feel very safe. I am English speaker. Furthermore, I personally take care of my horses, breaking, training and giving them that serene, confident and friendly character that you have not seen in any other of your riding trips.

Tour highlights

Explore the Fauna and Flora
Watch the the black storks, vultures, Egyptian vultures and admire the beauty of cork oaks, wild olives and holm oak trees
Enjoy the Mix of Cultures
Visit Trujillo, historic town with a great combination of Roman and Arab architecture
Taste the Local Food
Try Spanish dishes as Paella,Tortilla Española, Iberian pork bbq, salads, and soft cheese very typical from Extremadura “Torta del Casar”

Route details

Day 1
Madrid – Trujillo

Meet at Madrid airport (meeting time is at 3 pm), transfer to Trujillo, 2,5 hours’ drive. 

Time to visit to the spectacular town of Trujillo before welcome dinner at the hotel with us where we learn about the ride and region on the map.

Riding: no riding.

Day 2
Trujillo – Jaraicejo
Day 3
Jaraicejo – Torrejón el Rubio
Day 4
Torrejón el Rubio – Salto del Gitano – Torrejón el Rubio
Day 5
Torrejón el Rubio – Aldea del Obispo
Day 6
Aldea del Obispo – Trujillo
Day 7
Departure
Difficulty
Moderate
Tour provider's comments

Intermediate to experienced riders, means that you should be comfortable to walk, trot and canter in group and in open spaces and your seat should be independent from your hands. On the rides you will be riding for between four to seven hours a day so it is important to be as riding fit as possible.

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Accommodation

Comfort
Midscale
Upscale
Premium
Hotel
5 nights
Guest House
1 night

The accommodation along the way varies from charming rural Inn in villages to delightful 4* hotel in the National Park. In this ride 2 nights are at 4* hotel in the National Park. 

All rooms have private bathrooms. All rooms are very clean and comfortable.

Single rooms are possible on request with a single supplement.

There is Wi-Fi in every place we stay and is for free.

There are towels, shampoo and liquid soap in each room and in some places they have hair driers.

Special diet (vegetarian, gluten free, allergies, etc.) can be arranged with advance notice.

The accommodation has been carefully chosen by us, due to the quality and also because of the place for horses, they will normally rest in a field next to the hotel where we spend the nights.

Price per person:

DatesPriceSingle supplement
11.02.2024-17.02.2024, 18.02.2024-24.02.2024, 17.03.2024-23.03.2024€1 700€180
07.04.2024-13.04.2024, 05.05.2024-11.05.2024€1 750€180
2 nights
Hotel in Trujillo
1 night
Rural Hotel in Jaraicejo
2 nights
Hotel 4* in Torrejón el Rubio
1 night
Country House in Aldea del Obispo

Travel recommendations

Group meeting place

Madrid

Tour conditions

Included

  • all transfers from/ to the meeting point (Madrid airport at the set time);
  • all meals from the welcome dinner on the first day to the breakfast on the last day;
  • white and red wine, water, beer, canned drinks with lunch and dinner;
  • accommodation in twin bedded rooms with private bathroom;
  • riding, horses, tack;
  • English speaking guide;
  • luggage transport and excursions described in itinerary.

Extras

  • international flights; 
  • single supplement (€210);
  • alcoholic drinks other than wine with dinner;
  • massages;
  • items of a personal nature and gratuities.

Group size

up to 10 tourists

Duration

7 days
6 nights

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

We recommend you to check the weather forecast before coming, always is important to bring sunglasses, sun cream, a rain coat. In this itinerary you can bring swimsuit for SPA at the hotel in Torrejón el Rubio.

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Tour reviews

4.7
Based on 3 reviews
  • L
    Laura
    19 Jul, 2023
    about provider
    Great trail ride with very well cared horses and delicious food!
    19 Jul, 2023
  • J
    Julie
    20 Jun, 2023
    about provider
    Amazing week with great, well trained and brilliantly cared for horses. Emilio and Mamen look after their groups just as well as the horses! Such a nice adventure….if you care about horses, and want memories tto keep for ever then go!
    20 Jun, 2023
  • AS
    A. Schmidt
    6 Apr, 2022
    about provider
    Wonderful experience! Nice people and horses, great scenery, delicious food. Emilio and Mamen clearly love their horses that live outside, healthy and happy. Highly recommended!
    6 Apr, 2022

Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 1 880
    5 – 11 May 7 days 6 nights
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