We offer this package in collaboration with the “Centro Ecuestre Los Alayos”. “Centro Ecuestro Los Alayos” is dedicated to rural tourism and you will find them between the charming village of Dilar and the Sierra Nevada National Park, only twenty minutes from Granada. They offer horseback riding for beginners and the adventurous clients.
The guided tours and campout rides go through the Sierra Nevada National Park. Special trips throughout the seasons are full moon outings, week long exploration of mountains and plain crossing.
Our students travel to Dilar village by public bus. All employees of the centre are local people, who are very involved in the protection of the National Park. Students will receive a lot of information about legal and environmental protection of the park:
Sierra Nevada is already the twelfth Spanish National Park. The Park has now the necessary resources to start up the figures of integral protection that needs high mountainous massif more meridional of Europe, a space where the greater biodiversity of the continent is concentrated. Sierra Nevada is the first space that is linked up to the network of national parks after the modification of the denominated Law of Parks and is already the representative in the country of the ecosystems of high Mediterranean mountain. It will be the most extensive of the existing ones and until now is the second of the Andalusians.
The law assures for this natural space the highest anticipated environmental protection in the legislation, as well as the care of its ecosystems and the maintenance of the valuable biodiversity that presents/displays the massif of Andalusia. Its declaration as National Park is the key for the maintenance of its natural values, landscaping and the special economy of its little settlers.