5 Days / 4 nights to see the best of Basque Country
Bilbao&Orduña City Tours /Trekking
Nordic Walking Routes / Bizkaia Coast and Villages
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This 5 days complete program will allow your group to have an experience based trip combining nature trekking /nordic walking paths, whole day coast tours, city & historical tours, winery guided visit, shepherd farmhouse visit experience while enjoying the famous Basque gastronomy.
Discover the Wolves´path to the magnificent Nervion Fall, the highest waterfall in Europe; an historical route in the old town of Orduña, “Natural & Historical route to San Pedro Mountain´s Spanish civil war trenches”, “The best of Bizkaia Coast and Villages” will take us to discover the astonishing Basque coast landscapes, “Bizkaia Bridge” a world heritage site and the beautiful “Algorta Old Port”; ”Bilbao Old town & Pintxos Tour”, Txakoli winery and shepherds farmhouse guided visit, Basque cider house (sidrería) experience. We propose also an extra day to visit the “Rioja Wineries and medieval villages” to enjoy the wine culture of The Land of the Basques.
This program could be used also as a draft program to be customized, depending on your group interests and time available.
Terms and Conditions
4 nights accommodation & breakfast in the Baserri Ulle Gorri Rustic Home exclusively use for your group
1 lunch in a typical Basque restaurant after Nervion sources and Wolves Path hikking
1 lunch in a “Sidrería- Sagardotegia”, a typical Basque CiderHouse experience
1 homemade Basque dinner in the Rustic Home or Txoko experience if available
2 light homemade dinner in the Rustic Home, ideal after a heavy lunch
1 Pintxos Tour in Bilbao (4 pintxos and 4 drinks per person (Zurito (small beer), Rioja Crianza Red Wine, Txakoli (Basque white wine), Mosto (non alcoholic grape drink).
Exclusive dedication of our Basque hosts – guides during the whole trip and routes.
- Trekking route (Nordic walking option) to Untza and surroundings
- Trekking route (Nordic Walking option) to Nervion Source & Waterfall and Wolves Path.
- Trekking (Nordic Walking Option) and historical route to the Spanish Civil War trenches
- Historical visit to the old city of Orduña
- The Best of Bizkaia Coast tour: San Juan de Gaztelugatxe, Bermeo, Mundaka and Gernika town
- Bizkaia Bridge & Algorta Old Port historic Tour
- Bilbao & Pintxos Tour
- Winery guided visit and Txakoli tasting (Basque white wine)
- Shepherd farmhouse guided visit & Homemade Idiazabal cheese tasting
– Nordic walking poles included
– All transfers included by Minivan / private car
– Liability Insurance and hiking activities insurance
- Monuments and museums tickets
- Food and drinks not specified in the program
- Opcional routes
- Travel insurance
Booking deposit: 30% when confirmed. The balance will be paid 15 days before the departure date.
Cancellation policy: 50% cancellation fee between 15 and 30 days, 75% between 7 and 15 days and 100% with less than 7 days.
Accommodation: Baserri Ulle Gorri is a rustic home, exclusive use for the group.
Breakfast will be prepared by the host and served in the Rustic Home for the group
Dinner could be either prepared by the host and served in the Rustic Home or a local restaurant catering will be served instead.
Pintxos Tours: includes 4 pintxos and 4 drinks per person (Zurito (small beer), Rioja Crianza Red Wine, Txakoli (Basque white wine), Mosto (non alcoholic grape drink).
Txoko: Basque traditional social club where friends prepare lunch together and enjoy the company. If Untza Txoko is available, the dinner will be prepared as the traditional way. If not, a traditional Basque dinner will be prepared by the hosts in the Rustic home kitchen for the group.
Sidrería- Sagardotegia: Typical Cider house in the Basque Country. A gastronomic Basque experience not not be missed.
Trekking recommended equipment: Mountain boots, basic trekking equipment (back pack to carry the water and some food), proper clothes for walking, change of clothes, and depending on the season, warm clothing, raincoat, etc.
Travel program. It´s a different, exclusive, relaxing and carefree experience in the Basque Country, based on an off-the-beaten-path philosophy but also focused on the “can´t miss” places that you´ll love to talk about when returning home. The travel program may have some variations due to schedule changing in the monuments, climatological issues, unexpected events, improvements of the travel program always up to the host -guide criteria and the group condition. Very important: the trekking activity will depend on the mountain and climatological conditions, in case the weather is not suitable to do the activity , an alternative experience will be scheduled.
Remember that this is not a touristic package, but an experience based trip to enjoy the nature, the gastronomy and culture in The land of the Basques.
Ulle Gorri is a beautiful basque farmhouse, situated in an ideal location to explore The Land of the Basques with a small group of friends and/or family. The house is rented complete and exclusively for the group.
“Baserri” or “caserío” is a traditional basque farmhouse. Ulle Gorri has been restored recovering old original materials, giving the house a unique personality that seduces our guests. The restored antique furniture, the magnificent doors and the precious earthen pottery, which belonged to an ancient palace of the area, make Ulle Gorri a very special place to rest and enjoy.
Great location: less than 20 minutes from Vitoria, 40 minutes from Bilbao and La Rioja and only an hour and 15 minutes from Donosti (San Sebastián) or Pamplona and with easy access just 10 minutes away from the motorway exit.
It has a large living room with fireplace, a beautiful kitchen and 5 double bedrooms with 4 bathrooms distributed over two floors. On the lower floor a bedroom with a double bed and an insuite bathroom and on the upper floor a suite with a double bed, a bathroom and a small hall, a bedroom with two single beds and a bathroom insuite and two double rooms with two single beds. The rooms on the top floor have views over the countryside.
Both the interior of the house and the outdoor area with a fantastic meadow with fruit trees and flower garden, are equipped to allow your mind and body to rest and to be able to enjoy it without stress: music chain with a selection of CDs, books, magazines, maps and tourist information of the area.