Calum's Cabin, Camino De Santiago Trek 2024

23rd - 30th September 2024

A 5-day spectacular trek through one of the world’s oldest pilgrimage routes. 

The El Camino de Santiago, otherwise known as ‘The Way of St James’, is one of the oldest pilgrimage routes in the world and is a World Heritage Site. A journey millions of pilgrims have completed over thousands of years. The way is marked by the symbol of the scallop shell, typically found on the Galician shores.

This 5-day trek takes in a section of this incredible route and enables you to experience the beauty of rural northern Spain.

Brief Itinerary:
Day 1: Depart Edinburgh on a flight to Porto, transfer to Sarria
Day 2: Sarria to Portomarín, 22km (6hrs trekking)
Day 3: Portomarín to Palas de Rei, 22km (6hrs trekking)
Day 4: Palas de Rei to Arzúa, 28km (7hrs trekking)
Day 5: Arzúa to Amenal, 23km (6hrs trekking)
Day 6: Amenal to Santiago de Compostela, 14km (4hrs trekking), overnight Santiago
Day 7: Free morning in Santiago, transfer to Porto, overnight hotel
Day 8: Depart Porto on flight to Edinburgh

What is Included

  • Internal road transfers 
  • Local mountain guides
  • Shared accommodation in hotels, hostels and Albergue
  • All food unless otherwise stated below
  • Celebration dinner

What is not Included

  • Lunch on day 1 and 7, dinner day 7 
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Flights to/from Scotland
  • UK doctor (dependant on final numbers)

You are expected to raise an additional £1000 or more in sponsorship for Calum’s Cabin over and above the trip costs.

*costs are based on a minimum of 8 travelling and may increase if numbers are lower

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