Wolves observations and sightings in the Cantabrian Mountains
We offer you an authentic experience Wolves observations and sightings, a responsible trip to the wildest and best preserved corners of the Cantabrian Mountains. It is refuge of many animal species such as grouse, griffon vultures, wild cats, deer, brown bears and of course wolves.
You will travel with our qualified mountain guide, an expert in wildlife sightings. And you will take you to the best trekking routes, to observe the Iberian wolf in freedom, enjoying the landscapes, culture, the delicious gastronomy and the best wines.
The Cantabrian Mountains is the westernmost mountain range in Europe and has one of the highest densities of wolves. The ecosystem of this mountain range is formed by pastures, forests of beech and rocky. These constituting a perfect habitat for the wolf, so it is possible to see this carnivore by visiting the most remote valleys of these mountains.
Traces of footprints and trekking
We offer the most wild and spectacular routes in the most authentic places of the Cantabrian Mountains. We do it in the environment of the Iberian Wolf, differentiating the different types of ecosystems, feeding, footpints and traces of wild animals. Enjoying a unique landscape and environment is essential in every outing we make.
Arrival at Villardeciervos in “Sierra de la Culebra” (Snake’s Mountain Range). Then introducing of the group, dinner and short presentation of the program.
Breakfast and departure in the morning for Iberian Wolves observations and sightings. After the sighting, we will make a beautiful route to “Peña de Castro” (Castro’s Rock) for those who are interested, an archaeological point of interest where there are some stone walls that once were the dwellings of former settlers in the area. During the road it is possible to see traces or footprints. Lunch and, late in the afternoon, you can make another exit for Iberian wolf observation.
Dinner and rest.
Breakfast and departure in the morning for Iberian wolf observation. Lunch Visit and cultural walk through the streets of Villardeciervos, declared a historical and artistic site, where the stone, most of the masonry, is the protagonist. During the walk we can taste its famous sweets, pomace and wines of the area, denomination Vino de Toro. Late in the afternoon it is possible to make another exit for Iberian wolf observation.
Dinner and rest.
Breakfast and departure in the morning for Iberian wolf observation. After the sighting, we will visit “Santa Cruz de los Cuérragos”. This is a beautiful charming town where we will have a walk along the beautiful route of “Valle de los Infiernos” (Hell’s Valley). Lunch and free time.
Dinner and rest.
Breakfast and optional departure to observe Iberian wolf. Delicious typical Zamora’s food and farewell to the group.
BEST TIME TO TRAVEL WOLVES OBSERVATIONS AND SIGHTINGS GETAWAY
May – June – July – August – September – October
DETAILS WOLVES OBSERVATIONS AND SIGHTINGS GETAWAY:
Highlights Wolves observations and sightings in the Cantabrian Mountains:
Transfers in the Cantabrian Mountains.
Accommodation and breakfast at a country house or hotel. Lunches.
High quality telescopes and binoculars for sightings.
Activities included in the program of the contracted trip.
Info and extra activities
We will provide you information of other possible adventure activities, such as rafting or canoeing. Also local gastronomy, restaurants and hiking trails recommendations to people who want them for their free time.
Useful information for travelers
We recommend a minimum physical level and suitable clothing for this mountain activity. It is recommended to bring sunscreen, rain jacket, warm clothes (thermal shirt, fleece, down jacket or similar, gloves, hat), suitable shoes for mountain. backpack and bottle/canteen for water.
All activities and itineraries of this program may be altered in their execution or, in extreme cases, suspended when weather conditions or other causes of force majeure require it.
WE LOVE NATURE
Our maximum is to respect the local flora and fauna. On our trip, wherever we go we leave only our footprints and take only photos. Do you want to come with us?
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