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.
Day 1: Depart Edinburgh on a flight to Santiago de Compostela
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)
Day 7: Depart Santiago de Compostela to UK
What is Included
- Scheduled international return flights from Edinburgh
- Internal road transfers
- Local mountain guides
- Shared accommodation in hotels, hostels and Albergue
- All food unless otherwise stated
- Celebration dinner
What is not Included
- Airport taxes and fuel surcharges
- Lunch on day 1 and 7
- Personal expenses
- Personal travel insurance
*Please note trips costs are based on 8+ participants. In addition you are expected to raise £1500 in sponsorship for It’s Good 2 Give.