DofE gold expedition assessments in the Spanish Pyrenees
We are an approved activity provider for Duke of Edinburgh's Award and our expedition assessments are designed to fulfill all 20 conditions of the DofE expeditions section. We have previously taken many school and youth groups on expedition from March - October and it has proved to be very achievable for all involved.
- London Stansted - Zaragoza flights
- Supermarket shop food expedition food and
- Pre-assessment acclimatisation trek day
- 4 day assessment in the Spanish Pyrenees mountains
- Celebration dinner in traditional pizzeria
- Rest day rustic Pyrenean village of Panticosa
Gold expedition assessment itinerary
Day 1: Arrive Zaragoza and transfer to Panticosa (3 hours) hotel, dinner included
Day 2: Supermarket shop. Half day acclimatisation trek Hotel, breakfast, dinner included
Day 3: Assessment expedition. Breakfast included
Day 4: Assessment expedition.
Day 5: Assessment expedition.
Day 6: Assessment expedition. Hotel, dinner included
Day 7: Rest day in Panticosa. Optional spa or high ropes excursion. Hotel, breakfast included
Day 8: Transfer to Zaragoza(3 hours). Depart for UK. Breakfast included
Please contact us for a quote
Price includes: transfers to and from airport, DofE assessor, local English speaking guide, private transfers in mini bus, 4 nights accommodation in 3* hotel with twin or triple rooms, meals as above, mini bus available for duration of tour, optional refugio accommodation for staff
Not included: international flights, travel insurance, camping equipment (school brings own), alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, bottled mineral water, sight seeing entrance fees, water purifying tablets, maps
Our expeditions include a complimentary place for a teacher/accompanying adult. Participants must cater for themselves on assessment however meals are catered for them on the acclimatisation day. Participants are required to carry all of their camping equipment, cook their own meals, write route cards, carry out an aim and are remotely supervised by their teacher/accompanying adult and assessed by an acredited assessor. Participants must also bring enough water purification tablets for the whole trek and each group will trek the same route with 30 minute staggered start, please enquire to see a route map.