Wales – Snowdonia – Independent Walking Holiday – 5 Day
Based out of Beddgelert, this tour allows you to explore the sensational landscape of Snowdonia.
DAY 1 / TRAVEL TO BEDDGELERT
Arrive at Liverpool or Manchester Airport and take a train to Bangor, then bus to your first accommodation in Beddgelert. After settling in you have the rest of the day to explore the village or just relax.
DAY 2 / CIRCULAR BEDDGELERT Distance: 13 km, Ascent: 220 m, Walking time: 3.5 hrs
From the village you take a small road passing charming old style cottages and the Sygun Copper Mine, one of the wonders of Wales. Here the trail takes you to lake ‘Llyn Dinas’ and over the shoulder of ‘Mynydd Llyndy’. Through a series of natural woodlands to bring you to the peaceful hamlet of Nantmor and to Beddgelert by the fisherman’s trail.
DAY 3 / SNOWDONIA Distance: 11 km, Ascent: 725 m, Walking time: 3 hrs
This walk takes you to Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales. From Beddgelert you take public transport to the start of the trail at ‘Pen-y-Pass’. Your trail leads you along one of these old miner’s tracks, to summit Snowdon. From the summit you will revel in the amazing views of the Welsh mountains. You have a couple of options to descend the mountain, either taking the miner’s track back to Pen-y-Pass or following the train track down to Llanberis. Public transport back to Beddgelert
DAY 4 / BETWS-Y-COED TO TY-HYLL Distance: 13 km, Ascent: 360 m, Walking time: 3.5 hrs
Once more you take public transport to the start of your walk, this time in the colourful town of Betws-y-Coed. A small forest trail will take you up to the ‘Llyn Elsi Reservoir’. The trail continues on an old Roman Road to the ‘Miner’s Bridge’, then on to the Swallow Falls. You finish at ‘Ty Hyll’. Public transport back to Beddgelert
DAY 5 / DEPART
You will begin your next adventure.
Tour Pricing & Dates
5 Day Tour – €495 pps
Single Supplement – +€160
Dates – March to October
Difficulty – Moderate to Easy
Accommodation – B&B
- 4 nights B&B
- All accommodation is pre-booked in approved family-run guesthouses with all rooms en-suite
- Maps and all route notes
- Details on restaurants and places of interest to visit along the way
- Luggage transfers daily while you walk
- All information on trains or buses needed to get to your first accommodation and back at the end of the tour
- Full back up service should you require it while on our tour
Additional services available