From Madrid: Day Trip to Guadarrama National Park

From Madrid: Day Trip to Guadarrama National Park

From $94.34 per person

Embark on a day trip from Madrid to Guadarrama National Park and Manzanares el Real Castle. Admire the local flora and fauna that inhabit the beautiful natural landscape of the Sierra de Guadarrama.

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Duration 10 hours
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  • Marvel at the natural landscapes of Sierra de Guadarrama.
  • Discover some of the highlights of Guadarrama National Park, such as La Pedriza, Puerto de Navacerrada, Puerto de Cotos or Puerto de la Morcuera.
  • Try to spot some of the many species of mammals, birds, and plants of the park
  • Visit the Manzanares el Real Castle, a well-preserved medieval construction
Full description
Depart from Madrid and travel 40 minutes before arriving at the Guadarrama National Park. Discover a serene natural environment of extraordinary beauty as you take a guided walking tour of the park. Be accompanied by an expert local guide who will show you the most prominent highlights such as La Pedriza, Puerto de Navacerrada, Puerto de Cotos, and Puerto de la Morcuera. The Guadarrama National Park is the fourth largest national park in Spain and home to 11 distinct ecosystems. Learn about some of the 1,280 animal species who live in the park, including deer, wild boar, Iberian wolf, roe deer, fallow deer, mountain goats, badgers, several mustelids, wildcats, foxes, and hares. The park also hosts more than 1,500 native plants and thirty different types of vegetation.  After the tour of the park, make your way to Manzanares el Real Castle. Discover a fantastic example of typical medieval constructions and one of the best-preserved castles in the region.
  • Transportation from Madrid
  • Professional guide
  • Small-group walking tour inside Guadarrama National Park
  • Entrance to the Manzanares el Real Castle
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Meeting point

Meeting Point: Monument to Felipe IV

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Hiking shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
  • Please note, the discounted student price is only available for students up to 25 years old holding a valid student card. Please bring your student card to show to the staff
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Una excursión interesante, nuestro guía Javi era muy agradable y explicaba muy bien, se nota que maneja la materia... Las vistas impresionantes aunque no tuvimos mucha suerte al principio con la niebla... Repetiría otra vez, una pena que no se vea y pueda entrar en el castillo, me quede con ganas de entrar pero está confinado el pueblo.

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May 3, 2021

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