Junior Achievement El Camino De Santiago Trek 2020

Starts on: 23/10/2020

Join the JA team on a Charity trek of a lifetime from 23rd – 30th October 2020. We will be hosting a presentation on Wednesday 18th September to tell you more about the trip and have spaces at both our lunch time and evening presentation.

To book your space on the presentation call Jo Pack on 666266 or email jo.pack@jaiom.im.

If you feel you have enough information you can sign up for the trek now by clicking here

A 6 day spectacular trek through one of the world’s oldest pilgrimage routes.

The El Camino de Santiago, otherwise known as ‘The Way of St James’, is one of the oldest pilgrimage routes in the world and is a World Heritage Site.  A journey millions of pilgrims have completed over thousands of years. The way is marked by the symbol of the scallop shell, typically found on the Galician shores.

This 6 day trek takes in a section of this incredible route and enables you to experience the beauty of rural northern Spain.

Brief Itinerary:
Day 1: Depart Manchester on a flight to Porto
Day 2: Transfer to Sarria and afternoon trek
Day 3: Sarria to Portomarín, 22km (6hrs trekking)
Day 4: Portomarín to Palas de Rei, 22km (6hrs trekking)
Day 5: Palas de Rei to Arzúa, 28km (7hrs trekking)
Day 6: Arzúa to Amenal, 23km (6hrs trekking)
Day 7: Amenal to Santiago de Compostela, 14km (4hrs trekking)
Day 8: Depart Porto to Manchester

The cost is £1,799 which includes £500 fundraising for Junior Achievement. You have the option to fundraise all or part of the amount.

What is Included:

  • Scheduled international return flights from Manchester
  • Internal road transfers
  • Local mountain guides
  • Shared accommodation in hotels, hostels and Albergue
  • All food unless otherwise stated
  • Celebration dinner
  • UK doctor

What is not Included:

  • Lunch on day 1 and 8
  • Flights from the Isle of Man to Manchester
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal travel insurance

*Please note trips costs are based on 15+ participants.