How to hike the Cares Gorge (Garganta del Cares) Trek

  • Spain
  • kilometers
  • Guide optional

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Overview

Guides are optional for this trek so you can start by following the itinerary below. Alternatively, if you choose to use a guide you can find one here.

Itinerary

Use the trek planner to see if there are special requirements like visa for entering the country, special gear etc. The trekkplanner also has a checklist you'll find useful

Getting to the trailhead

  1. Hostel in Cangas de Onís to the start of the trail at Lago Ercina

    Cost: EUR

    During the summer you can take a bus from Cangas to the trail head at Lago Ercina. These buses are seasonal so if you arrive outside the season you will have to take a bus from Cangas to Covadonga and hike or hitch a ride for the next 12km.

    Here you can spend the night at the refugio and set out on the hike the next day.

The Trek

  1. Day 1: Lago Ercina (1108M) to
  2. Day 2: to
  3. Day 3: to

Getting back from the end of the trail

  1. End of the trail at to your hostel in

    Cost: AED

Do you have a plan for your trip already?

Get the itinerary for this trek along with a checklist for all you'll need to have prepared for your trip.

Notes & Fees

No fees for this trek found.

Trail Stats

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Guide: optional
  • Starts at: Lago Ercina
  • Signage: No info on the signage.