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Camino Santiago

September 30 - October 8

The Camino de Santiago is one of the world’s most famous long-distance walking trails. On this modern day pilgrimage through north-west Spain, you will walk the last 115 kilometres of the 800 kilometre long trail. One of the many highlights is reaching the gates of Galicia which lead on to the fabled Santiago de Compostela with its famous cathedral and the site of the tomb of St James.

Dates: 30 September  – 8 October 2019
Trip duration: 9 days
Location: Spain
Challenge grade: Introductory
Accommodation: 3* to 4* hotels with private facilities on a twin share basis.
Cost: $3,490 (plus flights & $2,500 in fundraising)
Beneficiaries: Patients at Epworth HealthCare

Itinerary
DAY 1 ARRIVE MADRID
DAY 2 TRAVEL TO SARRIA
DAY 3 WALK THROUGH THE HILLS OF GALICIA TO PORTOMARIN (6HRS, 22KM)
DAY 4 TO PALAS DE REI (6-7HRS, 24KM)
DAY 5 LEAVE LUGO TO ENTER LA CORUÑA AND ON TO MELIDE (4.5HRS, 15KM)
DAY 6 TO ARZÚA (4HRS, 14KM)
DAY 7 TO RÚA (5-6HRS, 19KM)
DAY 8 ARRIVE SANTIAGO (5-6HRS, 21KM)
DAY 9 FLY TO MADRID

Trip Includes

  • Trip escorted by Epworth Medical Foundation escort
  • Domestic flight Santigao to Madrid
  • Transport from Madrid to Sarria including picnic lunch
  • Airport transfers
  • 8 breakfasts, 7 dinners, picnic lunches daily
  • Luggage transfer (1 bag, max 20kg per person)
  • 2 professional English speaking guide on the Camino walk
  • Visitor tax
  • Emergency hotline

Not Included

  • International airfare ex Melbourne
  • Travel insurance (compulsory)
  • Entrance fees
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Tips and gratuities

Organiser

For more information please contact Annie Chester 03 9426 6169

Register

Register online with a $200 deposit with our travel partner Huma Challenges

Further Information

Download a detailed detailed itinerary here

Details

Start:
September 30
End:
October 8
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Organizer

Annie Chester
Phone:
03 9426 6169
Email:
emfinfo@events.org.au

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