12th - 19th July 2017
Camping Trek in the Pyrenees
The price will include: coach transfers from Oxford to and from Gatwick, return scheduled flights Gatwick-Toulouse, coach transfers to and from Camp Site, a qualified Moutain Guide for the duration of the seven day trek, tents and food, organisation and logistical support, Dragon staff supervision, insurance, Smaug administration and ATOL protection. The price does not include: sleeping bag, personal expenses, pocket money
12th - 19th July 2017
This walking trek does require the children to have a good level of fitness and endurance
Robust children 10 to 13 years old
Led by Mr Neil Pickup
The Pyrenees in high summer
The Pyrenean adventure will be based at the camping St Justin, at the northern edge of the Pyrenees National Park. The itinerary includes a number of nights in refuges, higher in the mountains. Each refuge is accessible by road for logistic support or in case of emergencies, and as always there is some flexibility with the itinerary, giving staff and guides the choice to make each day adaptable to the weather conditions and the needs of the group.
Day 1 - Leave Oxford in the morning and fly to Toulouse from Gatwick. Coach transfer to Luz St Sauveur. Setting up base camp at Camping Saint Justin.
Day 2 - Acclimatisation to altitude walk
Day 3 - Programme to follow.
Day 4 - Programme to follow.
Day 5 - Programme to follow.
Day 6 - The highest day's walking of the week, with the goal of climbing to the summit of Turon de Neouvielle at 3,035m. Back to base camp.
Day 7 - A quieter day with orienteering, games and animal spottong before returning to the base.
Day 8 - Cleaning up base camp, before taking the coach back to Toulouse airport. Fly to Gatwick and coach return to Oxford.
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