Horse riding tour around Doñana & El Rocio, Huelva
From: 40,00 €
Travel around the Natural Park of Doñana, the village of El Rocío and some of the pilgrimage ways the local brotherhoods go through in the religious pilgrimage of El Rocío.
- Horses and horse riding equipment.
- Horse riding guide.
- Civil liability and accident insurance.
- Transport from the hotel to the rustic villa.
- 4 hotel nights in a double room, breakfast.
- 3 country lunches during the routes.
- 4 dinners in an arranged restaurant.
- Support car for the routes.
*Drinks are included in lunch and dinner: water, soft drink and wine. For special diets ask for information.
- Extras that have not been mentioned.
- Transfer to El Rocío.
- Travel insurances.
- Alcoholic drinks.
- Snacks and soft drinks out of the main meals.
- Individual room supplement: 90 €.
- 2-hour route: 40 €/person
- 2.5 hour route: 50 €/person
- 3-hour route: 60 €/person
- 4-hour route: 80 €/person
- 5-hour route: 100 €/person
Our horse riding holidays start today will start today with the arrival of the participants to the village of El Rocío. Here we will wait for their hotel accommodation and continue with a restaurant dinner. Here the itinerary will be explained.
The day will start with a good breakfast at the hotel. Later you will move 2 km away from El Rocío, to the rustic village where the horses are. You will see the facilities and the horses that will be with you during the route. Horses will be distributed according to each rider’s level.
Thereupon you will go into the National Park in Doñana through the Camino de Moguer, one of the roads used by the brotherhoods to get to El Rocío during the religious pilgrimage. You will see the natural surrounding change from pinewoods to cork oak woods and humid areas full of ferns. You will get to an ancient forest settlement called Cabezudos, where a succulent country lunch is waiting for you. After a break, you will restart the route to El Rocío, and rest a bit before dinner.
The third day will start with the buffet breakfast at the hotel. Then you will go to the villa to pick up the horses.
This route will start crossing the village of El Rocío. Next, you will go to the Hermitage of El Rocío, and continue the route through the path followed by the mares in the ‘Saca de las Yeguas’, a day in which they take the mares out and ride them around the village. You will see strawberries and red fruits, forests and creeks. Eventually, you will get to the Alto de la Piedra, where you will stop for lunch.
After the break, the route will continue back to El Rocío, and rest a bit before dinner.
The fourth day will start the same as the previous ones, with a great breakfast at the hotel, then picking up the horses at the rustic villa.
As the former day, the route will start crossing the village, passing by the marsh, but this time you will head to the Ajolí Bridge, the emblematic wood bridge. Go deep into the lands of the Iberian lynx, and find animals like deers, wild boars and lynxes. The route will get you to the Royal Hunting Palace, place where monarchs and nobles stayed during their huntings. Here you will enjoy a juicy lunch with your horses.
After the break, the route will be restart back to El Rocío. Riding on your horse you can have a snack and a drink. You can rest a bit before dinner.
The last day in El Rocío will start with a hotel breakfast and the riders’ farewell, until the enxt adventure!
*Minimum 2 riders, maximum 8 riders.
**Riders are required to have a medium-level experience. They have to be able to get on the horse by themselves and gallop in an open field. Maximum weight: 100kg.