Guided hike on the lakes of the Cardinquère


Guided hike in an ancient glacial valley, the Marcadau valley carries with it the trace of their passage as evidenced by the presence of many glacial lakes. Altitude lakes are adorned with a thousand colors, reflections of deep blue or emerald green to seduce you. In the Marcadau Valley, water is everywhere, from the lapping of the stream to the waterfalls. Up there, going up a little, guided by breathtaking panoramas, these lakes, true gems of altitude, offer a sparkling kingdom that should be discovered. Our route between the glacial lakes and the ascent of a summit above these lakes, will give us the opportunity to contemplate at the bottom of the chain the border peaks and the Vignemale before descending between lawns and pine forest to the Walloon refuge . Hiking accessible to hikers in good physical shape without being athletes and to children from 14-15 years old. Day from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with breaks organized to discuss, contemplate, have a bite to eat with approximately 6:30 of effective walking - Elevation gain of approximately 1,000 m If you are not sure of your choice in terms of difficulties, contact us on 06 43 67 27 44

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9 hours
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Why take this tour?

During this guided hike, you will discover the high valleys of Cauterets on a route largely out of the crowd and off the trail in the company of your guide who will tell you about the mountain; fauna, flora of the Pyrenees, geology of the massif. A guided hike is always different from a hike that you would do alone because the presence of the guide and his wise comments gives new light to the mountain and allows an unexpected discovery. Your guide is a mountain dweller who knows his region well. You will be welcome for this shared moment.

What’s included?

  • To taste

  • Participants must be equipped with good high waterproof hiking boots, rainproof clothing, a cap or hat, sunglasses, water.

  • Lunch

  • Private transportation

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 9h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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