National Park of Aigüestortes

Aigüestortes i Estany de Sant Maurici is the only National Park in Catalonia. It’s located in the heart of the Pyrenees and it’s the best place to discover the high Catalan mountains: summits above 3000 meters, lakes, rivers, canyons, wild animals and a big variety of plants. 

Difficulty level

Moderate

Minimum age/size

16 years old

Duration

3 nights 4 days

Requirements

Be physically fit : be used to walk for more than 6 hours

 - Wear hiking shoes

Comments

Option to go Rafting on the first day

What's the plan?

Here is the program of this 4 days trip: lakes, summits, amazing landscapes, a very cool mountain shelter with good vibes where we can chill out after the hikes.

Day 1: arrival at Sort.

We will go for an easy hike (600m level difference/14KM)  through the ancient tracks around Sort and discover the villages, churches and picturesque hermitages of the area. If some of you, are motivated, we can also organize Rafting  in Llavorsí on that day (€ 41 extra).

Day 2: 5h hike to the shelter of Amitges (+740M level difference). It is a really nice shelter with magnificent views and very good vibes. During the hike, we'll see various points of interest.

Espot - Lake of Sant Maurici - Waterfall of La Ratera - Refugi de Amitges.

Day 3:

We’ll go for a circular ascent to the peaks of Amitges (2848m) and Tuc de Saboredo (2829m) bordering the Amitges spiers and enjoying beautiful panoramic views. Level difference +620m.

Day 4: depending on our state of shape, we will go up to the peak of La Ratera, or we will approach the “Port de la Ratera”. In both cases we can enjoy some of the most beautiful views of the national park and its lakes. We will return to the Lake of Sant Maurici by a different route than we will have taken on the Friday and we will continue about 50 minutes more until the parking. Level difference:  +650m / - 1300m.

Note that the hikes may vary according to external/weather conditions): 

GALLERY

Here are some pictures we've taken while we were preparing this trip;)

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Accommodation & Meals

We’ll stay the first night in a hostal at Sort and spend the 2 other nights in the mountain shelter of Amitges, located inside the Nacional Park. Breakfast is included in the price. For the other meals, you can bring you own food or choose the half (+€21 per night) or full board (+€34,70 per night). 

How do we get there?

We'll be sharing private cars.
When you sign up, you'll be invited to let us know if you have a car and how many people can come with you. 

Meeting points

Leaving from Barcelona:
Palau Reial
c/ John Maynard Kaynes, 2 - BCN

On the spot:

Major, 5 , 25560

Sort

What to bring

  • a raincoat/waterproof hiking gear

  • hiking shoes

  • a survival blanket

  • a hat

  • sunscreen

  • a hiking backpack

  • a towel

  • a sleeping bag (optional)

  • warm clothes (polar fleece, ...)

  • walking sticks

Price

The price of the activity is €195 per person.

It includes:

  • 3 nights accommodation

  • 3 breakfast

  • Insurance in case of accident + CL

  • Official mountain guide

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It does NOT include:​

  • Transportation (passengers will pay €25 to the drivers to cover gas and tolls 

  • Other meals (half board in the shelter +€21 per night full board +€34,70 per night)

Good to know

To our greatest delight, we'll be staying at quite a remote place in the middle of the nature​. There are no ATM (or bank), so please make sure you bring enough cash money and that your car fuel tank is full enough. ;) In most places of the park, there is absolutely no mobile connection. Be prepared to be off-line:)

Check out all
our upcoming dates: 

Don't see any date that suits you?

Here above you should see the dates of the next trips we have planned for this activity. If none of them suits you - or if no dates appear at all - let us know when you'd like to go so we can set up a new trip: send us a message or call us (+34) 699 444 539.  

Cancellation policy

The deposit paid when signing up is not refundable, except if the activity is cancelled by the organizer. If the participant cancels between 7 days and 72 hours before the activity starts, 50% of the total amount is due. Should the participant cancels less than 72 hours before the activity starts, 100% of the total amount is due. For more info, see our general terms and conditions

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