Lo Pallars Fer


  6 days trip

  Bespoke trip

  Hiking

  Catalan Pyrenees, Alt Pirineu Natural Park


Lo Pallars Fer

Lo Pallars Fer is a trekking that explores the paths of Alt Pirineu Natural Park, the largest protected area in Catalonia which still shows the values ​​of the Pyrenean high mountains. During the route we will discover its wild valleys, meadows with cattle, leafy forests, paths by the river, charming villages, huts and hermitages, as well as cols with the best views towards the valleys of Pallars region, the most emblematic peaks such as Monteixo or Pica de Estats, and beautiful panoramic views of Aigüestortes & Lake Sant Maurici National Park.

 


Possibility of shortening the route regarding the available days: 

4 days on foot
From Llavorsí to Estaon
Total km: 65 km
Elevation+: 4.470 m
Elevation -: 4.000 m

3 days on foot
From Llavorsí to Esterri de Cardós
Total km: 50 km
Elevation +: 3.610 m
Elevation -: 3.150 m

2 days on foot
From Llavorsí  to Alins
Total km: 34 km
Elevation +: 2.310 m
Elevation -: 2.050 m

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ARRIVAL IN LLAVORSÍ
  • Accommodation in Llavorsí
Description:

Check-in at accommodation. Walk around Llavorsí and optional visit to the Casa del Parc Natural (Natural Park House).
Accommodation in a 2-star hotel in Llavorsí. 


TRAILS WITH HISTORY — FROM LLAVORSÍ TO BURG
  • Accommodation in Vallferrera
Description:

Distance: 16 km
Time: 6h15 + stops
Elevation: +1350m / - 850m

We begin the route following a pretty trail close to the river that gives access to Coma de Burg valley. We will pass through the villages of Tirvia, Glorieta, Alendo, Farrera and Burg; small mountain villages where we can enjoy the tranquillity of the authentic Pallars.

Accommodation in a county-house rural lodge. 


THE IRON FOREST — FROM BURG A ALINS
  • Accommodation in Alins
Description:

Distance: 18 km
Time: 6h + stops
Elevation: +900m / - 1200m

In the second leg of our journey, we’ll enter into the Virós forest, where the trees tell us about the history of the valley, its villages and people over the last few centuries. Walking through the forest is enjoyable owing to the wide variety of trees: pines, firs, birches and beeches… until arriving to the shepherd’s huts of Virós, the point at which we’ll descend into Farrera valley and to the village of Alins.

Accommodation in a mountain hostel.
Optional: Visit the iron museum Casa Sintet (Alins).


NEQUA… AN ENCHANTED MEADOW — FROM ALINS TO THE ESTERRI DE CARDÓS.
  • Accommodation in Valle de Cardós
Description:

Distance: 16 km
Time: 6h30 + stops
Elevation: +1300m / - 1100m

This part of the journey is filled with contrasts that climb the Eixerto valley on a beautiful livestock trail. From this valley, we cross to Cardós Valley via Pla de Nequa, a magical alpine meadow from where we can contemplate the mountains and valleys of Pallars. Then, from this point we descend into the forest of Mata d’Esterri until reaching the small village of Esterri de Cardós.

Accommodation in a country-house rural lodge. 


CARDÓS VALLEY — FROM ESTERRI DE CARDÓS TO ESTAON
  • Accommodation in Estaon
Description:

Distance: 15 km
Time: 5h + paradas
Elevation: +860m / -850m

We begin this leg of the trip by walking up to the village of Ginestarre,  following a panoramic trail until reaching Cardós Valley. Here, we re-trace the river Noguera de Cardós along a trail that flattens out near the river between herd-filled meadows and riverbank forests, passing through the villages of Lladrós, Benante and Ainet de Cardós. From Ainet, we ascend again into the solitary valley of Estaon to the village of Estaon which is seated quaintly atop the valley.

Accommodation in a refuge located in the village of Estaon.

Optional: a guided visit to the artisan textile-production workshop in Ginestarre.


THE HEARTBEAT OF PALLARS — FROM ESTAON TO LA GUINGUETA D’ÀNEU
  • Accommodation in La Guingueta d'Àneu
Description:

Distance: 12 km
Time: 5h30 + stops
Elevation: +1200m / -1500m

The last section of the route follows the mythical Gran Recorrido trail which crosses the whole Pyrenean mountain range (GR11). We exit the village on a trail that ascends the valley to the pass Clot del Caubo, a hideaway that offers incredible views to the mountains of Aigüestortes National Park.

From here, the route follows ts last great descent through a beautiful forest that leads to Guingueta d’Àneu.

Accommodation in a 3-star hotel. 

  IT INCLUDES:
  • Welcoming and clients' reception.
  • 6-night accommodation, half board.
  • Roadbook and maps. 
  • Baggage logistics between accommodations. 
  • Transfer from La Guingueta d’Àneu to Llavorsí (from the end of the route to the starting point).
  • Roadside assistance.
  • List with practical tips once the route is booked. 
  • Local tourist information.
  • A gift of the route.
  • Tourist tax.

  DOES NOT INCLUDE:
  • Transfer to Llavorsí. 
  • Activities, visits and workshops during the route. 
  • GPS rental with the route track.
  • Mountain guide services during all the route.
    These services can be quoted on request. 

  • Lunches.
  • Personal expenses during the route, which are not included in the hald board. 
  • Expenses due to abandonment of the route for any reason, as well as expenses caused by changes in the route for safety reasons (transfers, changes of accommodation ...).

      

Lo Pallars Fer Slow

Enjoy the route at a slower pace. This slow mode program includes the same services as the original Lo Pallars Fer plus two transports in the third and last stage to make the route shorter.

5 days on foot
From Llavorsí to Dorve
Total Km: 50,5 km
Elevation +: 4.510 m
Elevation -: 3.270 m

4 days on foot
From Llavorsí to Estaon
Total Km: 41,5 km
Elevation +: 3.510 m
Elevation -: 2.400 m

3 days on foot
From Llavorsí to Esterri de Cardós
Total Km: 30,5 km
Elevation +: 2.760 m
Elevation -: 1.650 m

2 days on foot
From Llavorsí  to Alins
Total Km: 20,5 km
Elevation +: 1.460 m
Elevation -: 1.250 m

Prices

Prices per person 
(VAT included)

1 person
From 2 to 4 people
From 5 to 8 people

Lo Pallars Fer Standard

627 €
537 €
523 €

LPF Standard
with baggage logistics

845 €
650 €
577 €

Lo Pallars Fer
Slow

769 €
590 €
551 €

LPF Slow
with baggage logistics

920 €
683 €
600 €

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