HIKE & VISIT EL ESCORIAL TOUR.
DREAMPEAKS ORGANIZES HIKING TOURS IN THE SIERRA DE GUADARRAMA NATIONAL PARK AND GUIDED VISIT TO EL ESCORIAL. TRANSPORT INCLUDED.
First we will transfer to Sierra de Guadarrama National Park and hike for 3 hours. Custom hikes suitable for all ages and hiking levels.
During the hike you will sightsee ancient oak forests “Bosque de la Herrería, impressive granite rock formations, mountain wildlife and flora, and superb mountain landscapes.
After the hike we will transfer to monumental town of El Escorial.
The Royal Site of San Lorenzo de El Escorial is a symbol of the Spanish power in the XVI century and the past residence of King Philip II. El Escorial has functioned as a monastery, church, royal palace, pantheon, library, museum, university, school and hospital.
This architectural treasure also contains a superb old library, royal chambers and a permanent exhibition of the royal collection of painting masterpieces. El Escorial is also famous for housing the Royal Mausoleum, the burial place for the kings of Spain.
Enjoy the personalized attention of a private guide to make the most of your time in Madrid and El Escorial with Dreampeaks.
-Pick up at your hotel or accommodation in Madrid and 1 hour drive to El Escorial.
-3 hours hiking tour in the oak forest of “Bosque de la Herrería”.
-30 minutes transfer from mountain area to El Escorial.
-Optional 1 hour and 15 minutes lunch break (our guide would suggest different restaurants but we recommend you to make a reservation in advance to taste the popular roasts and beef steak).
-2 hours visit to El Escorial Monastery.
-1 hour drive back to Madrid and drop-off at your hotel or accommodation in Madrid.
Enjoy the Day Tour “HIke & Visit El Escorial” in Madrid with Dreampeaks!
-For large groups please enquire directly with the company and ask for a quote.
-No previous experience required.
-Custom hikes according to your fitness level, age, experience and preferences.
-Optional private visit to El Escorial Monastery with an Official Tour Guide selecting and adding this extra cost on check out.
-Notice that the Monastery is closed on Mondays.
-Mountain/Hiking boots or trail shoes, Sports shoes.
-Mountain wear/Sport wear (according to the season).
-Waterproof jacket (windproof/waterproof Gore Tex type).
-Warn hat and warm gloves (autumn. winter and spring season).
-Sun screen and lip balm.
-Mobile phone and camera
-Passport/Identification document and personal belongings.
-1,5 L of water and snacks (sandwich, fruit, nuts, energy bars, etc…) per person.