Registration/Payment/Trip Info

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qt_NUxCrbMgij72Tz-a6e-X5KiEtMh46SaCX72vzzuc Total cost of the trek is £1300, which includes a minimum donation to the Trust and all flights, transfers, most meals, paperwork, hotel accommodation in local villages with plenty of culture and trip support. On top of the cost of the trek participants are requested open up a Virgin Money Giving page at the following link:

 

http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/charity-web/charity/displayEventDetails.action?eventId=23145&charityId=1005951&invocation=evt0050 

 

This Virgin Money Giving page is to raise funds for and the Trust and to share on social media sites to raise awareness of the Trust.

 

Provisional Itinerary

Day 1, Depart from Glasgow and transfer to Sarria.

2, Sarria to Portomarín – 22km

6h | +230m / -300m. Today, expect a calm walk through pretty villages and peaceful hamlets under the shade of oak trees and along quiet country roads. Along the way, you will spot many Galician traditional ‘hórreos’ (granaries). Visit the beautiful Romanesque church in the village of Barbadelo.

3 Portomarín to Palas de Rei – 22km

6h15 | +633m / -407m. Starting from the lovely village of Portomarin, today the Camino will cross the river Miño and rise uphill steadily towards the Serra de Ligonde. You will pass nice hamlets such as Gonzar and Ventas de Narón. Stop to visit the Romanesque Church of Santa María in Castromaior and the Romanesque church in Eirexe, with its portal featuring a sculpture of Daniel with animals, as well as Pilgrim Santiago.

4 Palas de Rei to Arzúa – 28km

7h | +553m / -723m. Today, the Camino trail continues downhill, passing the village of Casanova and the delightful village of Leboreiro. You should take a break in the lively market town of Melide (454m), where you should try octopus, Galicia’s most classic dish, in one of the many ‘pulperías’. The Camino crosses several streams and follows a forest track bringing you to the village of Boente with its church of Santiago. Next is the pretty medieval village of Ribadiso and finally the town of Arzúa (389m). In Arzúa, you should visit the churches of Santa María and A Magdalena.

5 Arzúa to Amenal – 23km

5h30 | +371m / -460m. Today’s Camino walk will take you through pretty woods, sleepy villages and across streams most of the day. The chapel of Santa Irene, with its unique statue of Santiago, is worth a visit. En-route, don’t miss the lovely hamlet of Rúa (310m). The rest of the route to Amenal is along a mix of good and calm country roads and forest tracks. Easy Walking Option: You can choose to stay in Rúa (18km) and walk to Lavacolla the next day (10km). Short Break Last 35km: Starts in Arzúa.

6,Amenal to Santiago de Compostela – 14km

4h | +296m / -306m. After Amenal, your next point of interest is Lavacolla in the outskirts of Santiago, where pilgrims used to wash themselves in the river in preparation for their arrival in Santiago de Compostela. Rows of tall eucalyptus trees line your journey to Monte do Gozo (‘Mount of Joy’ 368m) and it is from here that will catch your first glimpse of the Cathedral of Santiago. When you arrive in the city (264m, population 80,000), explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site’s architecture and delight in the wonderful atmosphere of this spiritual and cultural mecca.

Day 7 Free Day to explore Santiago de Compostela and enjoy the pilgrim mass.

Day 8, Transfer to Airport to return home.

 

Register:

To register for the trip, send your

  • name

  • age

  • date of birth

     contact number

  • address

  • email address

  • a few lines about yourself and why you would like to be part of the team to Denis :

Email : Denis@bobbymurdoch.co.uk

Payment

After your registration has been confirmed a deposit payment of £250 per person must be. Your participation is not confirmed until the deposit is paid and a confirmation of booking has been issued to you. The full balance must then be paid in accordance with the dates specified in your agreement.  Failure to do so may result in the cancellation of your participation and the loss of your deposit. 

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Confirmation

A contract shall exist between you and The Trust, once an application form and deposit is received by us and confirmation of your place has been dispatched by us. This is usually within two weeks of receiving your application form and deposit.

Cancellation by you

Should you have to cancel for unavoidable reasons, the following restrictions will apply:

  • Your deposit of £250 is non-refundable.

  • Refunding of money will be dependent on date.  We will refund as much money as possible but the amount may be reduced if payments have been made to our support team.

     Changes by us

In the interests of safety, and dependent on local conditions it may sometimes be necessary for us to make alterations to the trip, before or after your booking has been confirmed. We reserve the right to do so at our absolute discretion. If it is necessary for us to make a significant change to the trip we will inform you as soon as possible. 

 Itinerary may be subject to change at short notice.

 Payment/Trip Information

A participation fee of £1300 will be payable according to the following :

  • Deposit  £250 – on registration

  • 2nd payment £400 – by Dec 1215

  • 3rd payment   £400 – by March 2016

  • Final payment – by June 2016

Note:  As the deposit will be used to offset early payments to the support team it’s non-refundable. 

 

Cancellation

Should you have to cancel for unavoidable reasons, the following restrictions will apply:

  • As detailed above your deposit of £250 is non-refundable but is transferable.

  • Refunding of money will be dependent on date.  We will refund as much money as possible but the amount may be reduced if payments have been made to our support team in Spain.

 In the extremely unlikely event we have to cancel the event for circumstances outwith our control, a full refund will of course be given.

  • Trip Cost + Registration Fee, covers your Flights, Some Meals, Permits, Accommodation, Experienced leadership,  Trip support, and lots more!!!

  • Number of Days for the trip :7, the trek will be of moderate difficulty during which we will be fluid and open to modification to allow your group’s objectives to be achieved.

 

Charity

The Michelle Henderson Cervical Cancer Trust

  • michelle henderson trust High Res

  • Destination Spain

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2 Comments

2 thoughts on “Registration/Payment/Trip Info

  1. Tony

    Once again Dave and his team has pulled off what looks like a great adventure, well done everyone:-)

  2. Andrew Barrie

    Amazing oppertunity and I can’t wait to get amongst it

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