From Basa de la Mora to Turbón in 5 days and 5 nights

5 days
Trekking Mule - Imagen Basa de la mora

This trip is one of the best ways to know the greatness of the Pyrenees and the different landscapes.

Ibón Plan or "Basa de la Mora" is one of the most beautiful glacial lakes of the Pyrenees, the limestone massif of Cotiella is majestic, the refuge of Armeña an endearing place between large walls, Esera Valley and Turbón in remoteness, is our destiny.

In these five days and five nights we have the opportunity to walk up to the 2.492 meters of Turbón, enjoy the rivers, meadows, forests, glaciers, chapels and end at a spa.

The way has no difficulty, but you must have a physical level that allows you to walk about 6 hours in comfort.

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Trip details

5 days
Begins in: 
Ends in: 
Las Vilas del Turbón
745 €/person (Groups 7-8 people)


Day 1
We meet at the Saravillo's village to take the track that leads to the hill of Lavasar.

From Lavasar we walk to the Basa de la Mora's Ibón (mountain lake), is quiet, pleasant and shocking due to the surrounding environment. We can not look away from the four glaciers around us.
We will set up the camp on its southeast shore.

Before dinner, we will walk around the Basa de la Mora's lake, learning many geological details that will make us understand why our world is as it is today.
We will take this first evening together to discuss the operation of the camp and the route the next day.

Duration: 4 hours approx. for the entire activity.
Day 2
Cotiella massif is unique. Its diversity, always within the world of limestone, is brutal.
After breakfast and loading the mules, quietly we remount the path that leads to the hill. We will enjoy the view behind us, seeing what glacier modeling produced for our delight.
Up on the hill a new world opens our eyes. Sinkholes, large folds receive us.

Lunch peacefully and descend to the refuge of Armeña.
The location is idyllic, a gorgeous camp's place.

Walk, shower, dinner, talk and relax under the stars.

Duration: 5 hours approx.
Day 3
At breakfast we will be watching the Esera's valley and on the other hand, a singular mountain, The Turbón, we head towards him.

After a long descent, we cross the road to get into a path between forests, gaining altitude we will lead to the hill above the chapel of Sin Chuan.
A meadow, next to a small shelter, awaits us to rest in solitude.
Long journey to be taken calmly.

Then a good dinner, await us.

Duration: 6-7 hours approx.
Day 4
From Sin Chuan, after breakfast, we will face a journey walking down along the hillside by the Pinar de Cellas, on the East side of the mountain.
If we have good weather, the sun will shine lighting up the woods all the morning long.
We will camp close to the hill that opens the view to the south.

Dinner, rest, experiences of the day, ...

Duration: 4 hours.
Day 5
We woke up early to climb to the top of Turbón, and delight with the views from its summit. This is a very comfortable and beautiful ascent, where we visit the places where witches made their covens.
Once at the top, we go down to the core of Las Vilas del Turbon. Hydrotherapy historic village.

We relaxed in the spa and have a dinner with the entire team.
The next day a taxi takes us to the point where we left the car.

Duration: 6 hours approx.


  • All group equipment: Tents, dining tent, cooking material.
  • Transport of all equipment during the entire route.
  • Mountain guide, cooker and biologist.
  • Full board
  • Spa and accommodation for the last night.
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