1+ day Trekking in Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park
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Stunning scenery Sprawling over 156 square kilometers in the heart of the Pyrenees Mountains, Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park is gorgeous. Composed of four different glacially carved valleys as well as several prominent peaks, there are plenty of incredible landscapes to explore. Heading out on a hike is among the best ways to get up into the mountains and down through the valleys to see of many of them as you can.
Best time to visit :
June to October
How to get there:
Any trip to Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park begins with a flight into Zaragoza Airport (ZAZ). From here, it is easiest to rent a car and make the 2 hour drive to the national park. It is also possible to travel by bus to a nearby town and arrange to meet your guide there
During the hiking season, average daily temperatures hover between 5 ºC and 10 ºC (40 ºF to 50 ºF). During the summer months, the park generally get between 40 and 60 millimeters (1.6 to 2.4 inches) of rain. However, July is the driest month, when generally less than 20 millimeters (0.8 inches) fall
There are four valleys that make up this Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park: Ordesa, Añisclo, Pineta and Escuain. There park also boasts a number of incredible mountains, many of which are included in most multi-day hiking itineraries. These include Marboré Peak, Picos de la Cascada, Taillon Peak, and Monte Perdido. In the national park, there are hiking trails for all levels from beginner to more advanced. While single-day trips are available, the real highlight of the park is hut-to-hut hiking opportunities, with the ability to stay in plenty of rustic and cosy mountain huts throughout. There are also other adventure sports available in the area, including canyoning, whitewater rafting and more. Its the perfect place to combine adventures or try something new
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