Join an experienced and qualified guide on this incredible snowshoeing tour in Sierra de Guadarrama National Park, close to Madrid.
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, Dec
Open to everyone
Join me on this snowshoeing tour to explore the beautiful Sierra de Guadarrama National Park while trekking on recently fallen snow.
The park, while stunning year-round, becomes a winter wonderland from December to April. Snowshoes allow us to walk on snow comfortably by distributing our weight over a larger area. Snowshoes have always been essential for people whose livelihoods require getting around in deep snow, but these days snowshoeing is also a popular recreational activity. No previous experience is required and it’s a blast for kids (ages 6+) and adults alike.
As we trek through the snow we’ll admire the silent forests, frozen rivers and high mountain peaks. It’s an enchanting experience and a great way to connect to nature in the winter.
Book now for a snowshoeing adventure in Sierra de Guadarrama National Park that will fill you with wonder.
If you prefer to experience the Sierra de Guadarrama National Park during the summer months, check out this day hike in La Pedriza or this day hike and guided tour of the Royal Seat of San Lorenzo de El Escorial.
- Guiding fee
- Transportation start and back
- Personal insurance
Snowshoeing tour lasts approximately 3-5 hours. Price includes: brief introduction course to snowshoeing, snowshoes and sticks, accident insurance and civil liability insurance, non-commercial transport in the guide´s vehicle and pick-up service at your hotel or accommodation in Madrid. NOT included: food and drinks, tips and gratuities. A picnic pack can be purchased for 15 euros (special diet options available). Winter mountain wear available for rental (hiking boots, warm gloves, warm hats and winter jackets).
PRICE FOR CHILDREN (per child): Group of 2 people: 120 euros Group of 3 people: 89 euros Group of 4+ people: 75 euros
This activity depends on snow and weather conditions in Madrid mountain area. For large groups, please inquire directly with me. No previous experience required. Standard fitness level. Custom snowshoe hikes in Madrid according to your fitness level, age, experience and preferences.
Temperatures can easily be -5°C, but it’s a dry cold. Temperatures rise dramatically when the sun comes out, and snowshoeing is quiet strenuous, so you need lightweight layers that you can add or take-off quickly. Cotton t-shirts will stay wet and cold on your body; thermal clothing is best (capilene, merino wool, Odlo, etc.). As important as it is not to underdress for the weather, it’s also important not to overdress. Learn to listen to your body and anticipate your needs. Shed a layer BEFORE you start to overheat, and add a layer BEFORE you start to chill. And, always carry an extra layer of dry clothes and socks in your pack.
What to bring: -Backpack. -Mountain/Hiking boots or aprés ski boots. -Mountain wear/Sport wear (according to the winter season). -Fleece. -Waterproof jacket (windproof/waterproof Gore Tex type). -Warn hat and warm gloves. Headband/buff. -Sun screen and lip balm. -Sun hat. -Sport Sunglasses or ski goggles. -Mobile phone and camera, Passport/Identification document and personal belongings and medication in a plastic bag. -1,5 L of water and snacks (sandwich, fruit, nuts, energy bars, etc…) per person. Thermo flask (hot tea/coffee).
Hotel Abba or pick-up at other accommodation to be arranged.
Dreampeaks is a leading company specialized in Outdoor Activities and Adventure Tours in Madrid and rest of Spain since 2008. We provide day tours and multi-day tours including transport and accommodation. We offer custom programs and adventures in the main mountains, coasts and natural parks of the country all year round.
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All of our activities are led by sports experts and certified guides holding both national and international degrees TD-UIAGM-AEGM-UIMLA-WGA. The equipment and technical gear we use is of the highest quality and has been officially certified by the CE or UIAA Safetylabel.
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The hike organised by Dreampeaks was great. Organisation was seamless, Gabriel picked us up at our hotel in Madrid and drove us to the start of the hike in the Sierra de Gredos. We had three guides with us (one pro, Hugo, and two trainees Magdalena and Jesus) who told us about the nature, mountains and animals. Our guides were super friendly and enjoyable to be around. The hike in itself is perfect for beginners or more advanced walkers and has a lot variety in terms of landscapes, rhythm and intensity. We did a hike over two days and slept in a shelter which was a unique experience. Once up at the mountain shelter, we enjoyed a glass of Spanish cider and played some board games. Although we didn’t pack all necessities, we could just borrow a backpack and sleeping bag from the organisation, which was really convenient. We strongly recommend to book your hike around Madrid with Dreampeaks!
Pepe was awesome. Very helpful and took us to a good spot. Even went out for drinks after.
Our guide Daniel picked a challenging route for us and pointed out a lot of interesting things during the hike.
Luis was an incredible guide. Passionate, knowledgeable and supremely flexible, adjusting our plans for the day to maximise the amount of climbing we could do. He was a genuine pleasure to be around and learn from and I would go on another adventure with him again in a heartbeat. Highly recommended!!
Hector showed us an amazing time out in La Pedriza, and let us climb to our comfort levels. There was a good variety of difficulties in the climbs where we were at, too. The view of the city below was lovely, and Hector was very friendly the entire time.
Great guide! We actually did La Peidrias after assessing that was up to it. Very Informative! Would recommend it to all.
We highly recommend the service. Our hike and daytrip to Segovia was perfect and we couldn’t have planned it better ourselves. The staff are all welcoming and friendly and it was one of the highlights of our stay in Madrid.
We had a great experience. Hector worked with us to plan a trip that was appropriate to our (non-beginner, non-pro) skill level, and really fun. He even managed to find a place to climb that mitigated the late summer Madrid heat. He was very friendly and helpful and an excellent teacher. We will definitely book again next time we come to Madrid.
Hugo and Ivan provided terrific service and I thoroughly enjoyed myself. Jason
We took the hike to the national park with Danielle the guide. It was an extraordinary trip. We really enjoyed the view. We climbed on the rocks and through the forest. So beautiful scenery and rivers, waterfalls and everything was fantastic! I truly recommend Doing this for those who love nature
We had a fantastic day, thanks to Dani!
This is our first time using ExploreShare and it has been an absolute success. Our guide Danny was incredible. We traveled the world and he is one of the most knowledgeable people I met who truly know2s and appropriates the nature! He is also very knowledgeable, professional and friendly. My wife and i hike at different levels and he was able to cater to both of us during the hike. This trip is perfect for those visiting Madrid and not wanting to rent a car, Danny was able to pick us up and drop us off with no problem at all! I would 100% recommend this to anyone with a well deserved 5-star rating!
Absolutely amazing experience horseback riding on a ranch about 1 hour from Madrid. The horses were incredibly well trained and the staff were able to provide very good technique pointers for both beginner and intermediate riders in multiple languages including English and Spanish. The ride was well catered to the abilities of the group. Gabriel was absolutely amazing in organizing the trip, picking us up and dropping us off in Madrid and catering to some last minute changes we had. I would 100% recommend this tour to anyone who wants to enjoy beautiful nature with good people and horses! I would also 100% recommend DreamPeak Tours and Gabriel for any outdoor activities!
Thank you so much for arranging this adventure perfectly. The guide Dani was very kind, polite, communicative and punctual. The track was exactly what I wanted. So, I definitely recommend your service and this via ferrata to everyone. Thank you very much again! :)
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