The Endurance Hike 2023


Periana To Nerja 
Endurance Hike
27 - 30 March 2023 SORRY IT'S FULL!

23 - 26 October 2023 
Now Open For Bookings

€510 per person sharing
Minimum Group 5 persons

80 Kilometers (50 miles). 3000 meters ascent (11,500ft). 
30 Hours hiking along the GR249

Single rooms are available on request but may be difficult to get up in the little mountain villages.


Whats included?


  • All baggage transfers. All you need to carry is your day rucksack.
  • 3 Nights in small guesthouses in mountain villages across the Sierra Almijara (Canillas De Acietuna, Competa, Frigiliana).
  • Full Board (Bed, breakfast, Packed lunch and evening meal)
  • Please note that each group must be vetted for suitability. This is a tough challenge.
  • Optional extra nights at the start and end of the walk if you want to turn it into a 1 week holiday.

Day 1. Periana to Canillas de Aceituna.

Canillas de Aceituna

This is an 6 hour 16 kilometer hike on the mountain trails at the foot of La Maroma. We walk to Alcaucin in about 3 hours and after a spot of lunch we a hike to Caniallas de Acietuno. This is a nice start to the four days walking.

0830 - Meet up at Fitzgeralds Bar Nerja and transfer by minibus to Periana. 45 minute drive.
Start the walk 10.00.
Finish the walk at 1700.
Check in to Hotel Balcon de Competa.
Evening Meal at Restaurant the hotel at 20.00


Day 2 Canillas de Acietuno to Competa

Hotel and Restaurant Balcon de Competa

This is a 28 Kilometer section taking roughly 8 hours to complete. Its a combination of road walks, forest tracks and mountain trails.
We pass through the lovely villages of Sedella, Salares and Albaida and we cross two Roman bridges and an Arabic bridge. Its a very interesting and challenging days walking.
Breakfast at 08.30 in Bar at Hotel Competa.
Start walking at 10.00
Arrive Competa at 18.00
Evening Meal at Competa Restaurant at 20.00


Day 3. Competa to Frigiliana.

This is an 8 hour 27 Kilometer hike through the Natural
Park. It is a combination of backroad walking, forest tracks and mountain trail. The highest point is 1200 meters. there is some very steep ground here.


Breakfast at Hotel Cafe at 0830.

Start the walk 0930.
Finish the walk at 1800.
Check in to Guesthouse Frigiliana.
Evening Meal at Frigiliana Restaurant at 20.00


Day 4. Frigiliana to Nerja

This is a 6 hour 17 Kilometer hike cross some beautiful
terrain. Its a combination of forest tracks and mountain trails and will take us in to Nerja through Maro.


Breakfast at Cafe Hospederia Frigiliana at 0830.

Start the walk 0930.
Finish the walk at 1630 in Nerja. 



To Reserve your group
john@hikingwalkingspain.com
(0034) 647 273 502