Wolve’s Path Trekking to Nervion Fall

Unique and exclusive custom trips for small groups of friends through the mountains of The Land of the Basques

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Trekking through the Wolves’ path, along an awesome “off the beaten path” route that has been designated suitable for all walkers, to the magnificent Nervion Fall, the highest waterfall in Spain. Discover the ancient City of Orduña, the only city that holds such a title in Bizkaia and as an option, you can  take the historical walk through the profile of the mountain, up to Mount San Pedro’s trenches, the best preserved Civil War landscape in the Basque Country. All of that with an exclusive highly knowledgable local host and guide.

Don’t travel with a map in your hand, trust a local expert to show you the Nervión river, “el salto” and give you all the information you need on Bilbao.

SUGGESTED ITINERARY
DAY 1. FRIDAY

Group check in at Baserri Ulle Gorri.  Depending on the time available, guided trekking  guided route (option to do Nordic Walking) through the Sea of Meadows surrounding the  country house, to enjoy the sunset, visit the pretty village of Untza and its Txoko (basque social center). Accommodation at the Baserri Ulle Gorri.

DAY 2. SATURDAY

We start the trekking route (Nordic Walking option)  starting from Ulle Gorri “with our boots on” to walk  through the  Wolves´path.

This is an “off the beaten path”  route that  runs at the edge of the sierra through spectacular landscapes that will take us to Nervión’s source, passing through the unknown and mysterious Gibijo’s wolfhound.

Following the course of the river we will finally arrive to the impressive Nervión Fall.  After heavy rains or during the (Spring) thaw, the waterfall, which plunges into the Delika Canyon from more than 220 meters, the highest in Spain, is very impressive. And although for several months it does not carry water, the route and the landscapes are just as spectacular.

We will discover Mount Santiago, avoiding the busiest areas, through the beautifully paved forest.

Duration: 4 hours

Difficulty: Medium / low. 10 km

Unevenness: 200mt

Transfer in minivan from Mount Santiago and lunch at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, an exclusive guided visit to the city of Urduña/Orduña, the only city of its kind in the Bizkaian territory. Located in a place of singular beauty, it is a cultural crossroads and its strategic position has allowed it to witness the changes and the evolution of  Basque history.

We offer a guided tour of this ancient city that dates back to 1229 AD, covering the most important moments of its history.

Return in minivan to the country house  and accommodation.

DAY 3. SUNDAY

Check out and optional guided tours

Minimum

Maximum

  • Difficulty 35% 35%

From:  195 € Per person

Optional Tours

Leaving “With our boots on” from the Baserri Ulle Gorri, we begin our route through grassland paths that run along stone walls and across paths with magnificent views of the Sierra Salvada, Orduña and the Arrastaria Valley.

The quiet path along the sea of meadows, crosses a gallery forest on the edge of the mountain’s profile. The path takes us to the  recently excavated trenches of San Pedro Mountain, in one of the best preserved Spanish Civil War  landscapes in the Basque Country. It has preserved the same incredible landscape than 80 years ago.

Duration: 3 hours

Difficulty: Low

Elevation: 100mt

 

Aiaraldea, Ayala’s Chancellor lands guided & exclusive historical route

The historical route along Ayala Valley, is made up of  24 villages dotted with tower houses, religious and civil monuments, even some hamlets, many of which are true architectural gems.

The Monumental Complex of Quejana stands out as a fortified palace, built in the 14th century by the father of the most outstanding Alava diplomat and writer in the history of the Basque Country and the most celebrated chancellor in the history of Spain, Ayala´s Chancellor.

The visit to Artziniega, also a monumental complex that basts a rich historical center that preserves its medieval layout, emblazoned facades, stately homes and towers, Renaissance and Baroque palaces, as well as a fantastic Ethnographic Museum.

Duration: 4 hours

Note: The transfer is not included in the price: it can be done in the group’s private vehicles. Request quotation for the group transfer in minivan / minibus.

Exclusive guided tour of the medieval city of Vitoria–Gasteiz

The visit to the Historical Center of Vitoria-Gasteiz, declared a Monumental Complex in 1997, and which has received numerous awards, will take us to places where history seems to have stood still.

It retains intact its medieval layout in the form an almond, which was given more than 8 centuries ago, when Sancho VI “El Sabio” founded the town.

Duration: 4 hours

Note: The transfer to Vitoria – Gasteiz is not included in the price. It can be done in the group’s private vehicles. Request a quotation  for minivan / minibus transfer.

Medieval Wall of Vitoria - Gasteiz 2

Prices

Price for groups of 10-12: € 155 / person

Price for groups of 8-9: € 190 / person

Check prices for groups of 6 people

Groups Minimum 8, maximum 12 travelers

  • 2 nights in rural lodging,  renting Baserri Ulle Gorri for 10 travelers.
  • Breakfast baskets
  • Trekking  routes (Nordic Walking option) low-medium difficulty
  • Historic cultural route through the Ancient City of Orduña
  • Minivan transfers according to program

Request customized programs adapted to your group.

Accommodation

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 entirely and exclusively for the group.

“Baserri” or “caserío” is a traditional basque farmhouse. Ulle Gorri has been specifically restored recovering old original materials, to give 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 in 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 a fireplace, a beautiful kitchen and 5 double bedrooms with 4 bathrooms distributed across two floors. On the lower floor a bedroom with a double bed and an ensuite bathroom. On the upper floor a suite with a double bed, a bathroom and a small hallway, a bedroom with two single beds and an ensuite bathroom and then two double rooms with two single beds. The rooms on the top floor have views over the countryside.

Views from the dining area in Ulle Gorri HouseAround the Traditional House in Basque Country

Trekking Routes

During the exclusive guided tours “with your boots on”,  starting from Ulle Gorri baserri you will discover our nearest environment, off the beaten path and away from the busiest routes.

Also uncover our customs, history and traditions, while or without Nordic enjoying special moment in contact with nature and  history with or without some Nordic salking poles.

The landscapes surrounding the hamlet are flat and allow for a spectacular panoramic view of the mountains that surround it. Between gorges, the lands settle down creating a gigantic meadow with a mosaic of walls grids organizing a beautiful drawing of pastures. A Sea of Meadows, with excellent paths for Nordic Walking and trekking, unning through a corridor of stone walls, between horses and flocks of Latxa sheep. It’s a privileged environment, surrounded by three natural spaces of the Natura 2000 Network: Gorbea Natural Park, Arkamo-Gibijo-Arrastaria mountain ranges and the Oak Forests of Urkabustaiz.

Around 160 pairs of vultures nest on the edges of the Arrastaria.

It is common to see watch vultures, kites, herons, storks and many other birds.  In addition to roe deer, badgers, foxes, etc.

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Ulle Gorri

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Apregindana Lekua 2
01449 Untza- Apregindana
Álava/Araba – Basque Country - SPAIN

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