THE CAMINO DE SANTIAGO (SPAIN) & YOGA
Price: 1,780 euros
For over a thousand years pilgrims from around the world walk this route to visit the tomb of Saint James in the amazing cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. Come walk with us this incredible exprience.
We will do yoga every morning, and then completing the Camino de Santiago. You don´t have to worry about logistics : we will guide you and also you will have a support vehicle for luggage. In the afternoon we´ll arrive to comfortable hotels to replenish energy for the next day.
REASONS TO WALK THE CAMINO DE SANTIAGO
The physical way is one: the one you will walk, but the personal one is unique, is that you’ll be challenged to do and will be with you for a lifetime. It’s like living a small life in a few days, with a beginning and end, with meetings, and with good days and not so good ones. It is a way to meditate in movement.
Galicia: A culinary experience
To walk this rich land surrounded by sea and forests is to discover its incredible variety of food and flavors that will be an important part of the trip.There are many ways to walk it and lots of reasons to do it. The one we propose here is not the classic journey for weeks and to sleep in shelters. What we will do yoga every morning and then walk about 5 hours every day to our next destination. You do not have to carry your backpack and we will arrive to comfortable hotels to replenish our energy. A practical way walk and do yoga: two in one.
THE YOGA INSTRUCTOR
Yoga and travel enthusiast and entrepreneur. Born in Mexico. He is a certified yoga instructor (200 hours) by the 3HO Kundalini Yoga organization since 2006. He worked in Barcelona as a tourist guide. Federico loves to travel, nature , yoga and everything related to wellness. He created Omm Retreats in 2013, a platform where he puts together his work as a tour manager and yoga instructor,
promoting yoga retreats in nature.
This is the fourth time he does The Camino, quite an experience!
Check out the yoga retreats he is organizing in this web, and also in his facebook, click here: web.facebook.com/viajesconyoga/
We will stay in excellent hotels -hand picked- along the way and Santiago de Compostela.
Check out the hotels clicking on their link:
- Sarria: www.rectordegoian.com
- Portomarin: www.pousadadeportomarin.es
- Palas de Rei: www.complejolacabana.com
- Arzúa: www.pazodesedor.com
Santiago de Compostela: www.hotelruavillar.com
1,780 euros per person in sharing double room
This price includes: lodging, breakfasts and dinners, guided visit to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, daily yoga and meditation, private transfers from the airport, and transfer for luggage in the Camino.
This will be our itinerary:
Day 1: Transfer from Santiago de Compostela or La Coruña to Sarria. Dinner and accommodation at Rectoral de Goián.
Day 2: Yoga. First stage on foot from Sarria to Portomarín. (Total 22 km) Dinner and accommodation at Hotel Pousada Portomarin.
Day 3: Yoga, breakfast and Stage from Portomarín to Palas de Rei (24 km). Dinner and accommodation in Complejo Cabaña.
Day 4: Yoga, breakfast and stage from Palas de Rei to Castañeda (22.7 km). Dinner and accommodation in Complejo Cabaña.
Day 5: Yoga, breakfast and stage from Castañeda to O Pedrouzo (26 km). Dinner and accommodation in Pazo de Sedor.
Day 6: Yoga, breakfast and stage from O Pedrouzo to Santiago de Compostela (20 km). Dinner and accommodation in Santiago at Rua de Vilar.
Day 7: Breakfast and visit of Santiago. End of the journey.
The program of this trip includes two hours of daily yoga and meditation. The yoga sessions are designed for everyone , from beginners to advanced .
All hotels where we are staying have a private space to practice yoga. In the morning, before breakfast we will contact with our body wisely, balancing the nervous system with a series of pranayama (breathing), asanas (postures), mantras and meditation.
The techniques used depend on the day, it will generally be a mixture of Kundalini / Hatha / Yin Yoga and Samatha meditations focused on the present moment. By doing this we will focus on the daily walking with awareness, making a full and joyful camino (way).
Frequently Asked Questions:
Where does the trip starts? Can I stay more days?
Please fly to Santiago or A Coruña, we will pick you up there.
ARRIVAL: Private transfer for all participants, from Santiago or Coruña to Sarria.
DEPARTURE: The trip ends at noon, we recommend you to stay a few more days in Santiago, or continue to Finisterre.
If I go alone can I can share room?
Of course! Many participants come and share own room. The distribution is in same sex roms. Sharing room is a good option to have an affordable rate and a great opportunity to meet wonderful people..
What about the weather?
At this time of the year Galicia has a mild weather, with minimum 8 ° C and maximum 20° C, although take note that weather is unpredictable in this region so it is normal to have days with some rain.
What do I bring?
To walk bring sports fiber clothes for a quick dry and sweat clothes. Footwear is quiete and issue: bring hiking boot or sneakers, but please: not new. For yoga just grab your pants and comfortable cotton shirts.
How do I book?
You can pay a deposit of 500 euro (and then pay the rest 3 months prior departure), or simply pay the full trip.
Payment: Bank tranfer and Credit Card & Paypal
> If you cancel 61 or more days before your date of arrival, you will forfeit your 500 euro deposit.
> If you cancel 31 to 60 days before your date of arrival, you will forfeit 50% of your investment and your 500 euro deposit.
> If you cancel 30 days or less before your date of arrival, you will forfeit 100% of your payment, (or you can transfer your place to somebody).
LIMITED SPOTS! (12)
THIS TRIP IS PERFECT FOR ALL LEVELS OF YOGA AND TREKKING EXPERIENCE.
COME SOLO, AS A COUPLE OR WITH FRIENDS. STAY IN A SINGLE OR DOUBLE- OCCUPANCY.
This trip includes:
- 6 night in selected hotels
- Breakfast and dinners
- Daily yoga and meditation sessions
- Local guide in Santiago de Compostela
- Transportation from airport
- Minibus for support and luggage
- Optional excursions