Holiday Packages

We can offer you the option for either guided or independent walks or a mixture of both. For more information on guided walks, see prices page for dates of guided and for un-guided walks in the Pyrenees We can offer un-guided walks, we have our own library of maps and general information of walking within the immediate area. For self-guided holidays during the spring summer and autumn, the following prices apply for July and August based on 2 sharing for 1 -2 weeks prices for half board accomodation start from 375.00€ - 625.00€ depending on the season per person with a 60.00€ single supplement, please contact us to check for availability .

If you would like to walk in a guided group, see our guided weeks and check to the grading and dates that best fits with your ability and diary of course. We welcome walkers of all ages, levels of fitness, families, singles, couples or groups. However, please check that the described level of walking is right for you or the people you currently walk with.

What our guided holidays include:-
Return transfers from/to Pau or Lourdes with Ryanair airport or Lourdes train station
-5 days of walking with a local guide.
-7 days at Les Sorbiers our fine Napoleonic hotel in the heart of the Pyrenees.
-Half board including breakfast, packed lunches, afternoon tea and fantastic home-cooked 3 course meals every night.
Wine included
(Wednesday is our night off and allows you to explore some of the local restaurants)
- A local guide that will stay with us all week, he will explain the history of the region and find some special places that only we know about included some of the flora and fauna found in our area of the Pyrenees.

Walking Grades
Each of the walks is given a grade. This will help you choose an itinerary that is within your capabilities and fitness as well as help us to ensure that our groups are made up of people with similar abilities and aspirations.

Details of our walking weeks and Grading explained:-

Moderate walking Pyrenees A-B
3-4 hour walks, 300-500m Gentle hill-walking
Discover the meadows and valleys bustling flora and fauna of the Pyrenees, mountain villages with their traditional farms and barns, encounter spas and markets situated within the local towns.

Intermediate walking Pyrenees B-C
6-8 hour treks, 800-1000m Mountain-Trekking
Discover mountain lakes, dramatic cirques, hidden valleys and mythical summits. Trekking from attractive villages to high Pyrenees refuges.

High Mountain walking Pyrenees C-D
8-10 hour day length, 1000m+ Trekking - High Mountains
Summit the high 3000m peaks of the Pyrenees. Ridge and glacier walks, demanding climbs and scrambles. Treks to mountain refuges off trail in the wilderness of the Pyrenees.

All of our mountain guides are professionally qualified to lead walks into the mountains. They are covered under the general terms in most insurance policies - Please check that you have adequate cover for your own safety and for others within the group.

Grade A:
These Walks consist of no more than 3 hours walking a day. The walk will need a basic fitness from exercise once or twice per week. Walks will generally be undertaken in a valleys slight inclines at moderate altitude not exceeding 1,950 metres and there will be plenty of stops to look around. The paths will be mainly worn tracks which will be in good condition and not steep.

Grade B:
These Walks consist of about four - five hours walking; a moderate fitness is required from two or three medium paced walks each week. Can walk on hilly terrain or more demanding mountainous terrain these are on rough paths at altitudes of up to 2,450 metres. Rest stops are fewer than in Grade A walks, although there are still enough.

Grade C:
Our Treks consist of walking for anything up to seven to nine hours a day at high altitudes Good fitness from daily walking and time spent actively involved in walking in groups and can walk full days in any terrain and at a good pace. Early season (June/July) walks will require the use of specialist equipment e.g. crampons or snow shoes these can be hired and may be needed to cross high passes or to reach a summit.

Grade D:
Treks Consist of walks that take 8+ hours per day. Excellent fitness is required from regular walking and a significant amount of skill in mountaineering. Can walk in any terrain at a demanding pace, to follow routes at high altitudes over rough snowy terrain with the occasional glaciers, these walks benefit experienced walkers with a high degree of enthusiasm and sense of adventure?

If you are in any doubt about which grade of walk would most suit you,we will happily discuss your holiday with you in detail. Check availability, prices, walk details/grading and dates to suit your diary please telephone or Email. For advice see our contacts page where you leave a message for us.