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Mallorca: Tramuntana Mountains Crossing

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Mallorca: Tramuntana Mountains Crossing

Condições Gerais

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The information is binding for the agency, except for some of the present conditions: 
  • If the changes in the following conditions have been clearly communicated in writing to the client before the conclusion of the contract and they are properly provided for in the program;

  • Any changes subsequent to the conclusion of the contract are subject to prior agreement of both the agency and the client, except as provided in the "impossibility of comply" clause.

These general conditions comply with the provisions of Decree-Law 61/2011 of May 6th, as amended by Decree-Law 199/2012 of August 24th.

The general conditions, which refer to an organized trip described in this program, along with the specific conditions provided to the client in the travel documentation at the time of booking, constitute the travel contract that binds the agency and the client.


The technical organization and sale of the activities included on this website are the responsibility of Papa-Léguas, a travel and tourism agency, with home office at Rua Manuel Assunção Mestre, nº22,  7780-199 Castro Verde, registered in the Commercial Registry Office of Lisbon with Taxpayer Identification Number 504163590. It has a share capital of €99,759.60 (ninety-nine thousand, seven hundred and fifty-nine euros and sixty cents). Papa-Léguas is also registered with the National Registry of Travel Agents and Tourism Operators (RNAVT) nº2275 and the National Registry of Tourist Animation Agents (RNAT) nº67/2014.


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The prices of tours are presented per person and based on the occupation in a room shared by two people. The organizing agency will group clients who sign up individually for the same tour in pairs, by gender, and in chronological order of registration. Clients who are singled out must pay the respective individual supplement, when required by the service provider.


According to Law No. 144/2015 of September 8th, we inform that the customer may resort to the following Alternative Consumer Dispute Resolution Entities:

           i) Customer Authority of Travel and Tourism Agencies at;

          ii) Arbitration Commission of Tourism in Portugal at;

         iii) Or any of the entities indicated in the list provided by the Directorate-General for Consumer Affairs at, which we recommend consulting. 


Complaints will only be considered if submitted in writing to the agency within a maximum period of 30 days after the completion of the services.

In the event of a complaint regarding non-compliance with contracted services, the customer may activate the Travel and Tourism Guarantee Fund provided for in DL 61/2011 of May 6, in its current wording, by submitting the respective complaint:

i) To the Customer Authority, as Papa-Léguas, Travel and Tourism Agency Ltd., is a member of the Customer Ombudsman for Travel and Tourism Agencies at To benefit from this service, you must submit your written complaint within 20 business days after the end of the trip. Agencies are bound to comply promptly with any decisions issued by this entity.

ii) To Tourism of Portugal I.P. at within 30 days after: (i) the end of the trip; (ii) the cancellation of the trip attributable to the agency; (iii) the date of knowledge of the impossibility of its realization due to the agency; (iv) the closure of the establishment.

iii) To any of the entities listed on the website of the General Directorate for Consumer Affairs at


1) The agency is responsible for the luggage in the legal terms;

2) The Client has the obligation to complain to the service provider at the moment of subtraction, deterioration or destruction of luggage.

3) In international transport, if the luggage is damaged, the complaint must be made in writing to the carrier immediately after the damage is verified, and no later than 7 days after delivery. If the luggage is merely late in delivery, the claim must be made within 21 days from the date of delivery.

4) The presentation of such a claim will be an essential basis for Papa-Léguas, Agência de Viagens e Turismo Lda. to hold responsible the entity providing the service.


The responsibility of the agency will be limited to the maximum amount that can be demanded from the service providers, in accordance with the Montreal Convention of May 28, 1999, on International Air Transport, and the Bern Convention of 1961, on Rail Transport.

Regarding maritime transport, the liability of travel agencies, concerning their clients, for the provision of transport services or accommodation, when applicable, by maritime transport companies, in the event of damages resulting from their willful misconduct or negligence, will be limited to the following amounts:

a) € 441,436, in case of death or physical injury;

b) € 7,881, in case of total or partial loss of baggage or its damage;

c) € 31,424, in case of loss of a motor vehicle, including the baggage contained therein;

d) € 10,375, in case of loss of baggage, whether accompanied or not, contained in a motor vehicle;

e) € 1,097, for damages to baggage resulting from the damage to the motor vehicle.

Where applicable, the liability of travel agencies and tourism for the deterioration, destruction, and theft of baggage or other items in tourist accommodation establishments, while the client is staying there, is limited as follows:

a) € 1,397, in total;

b) € 449 per item;

c) The value declared by the client regarding the items deposited under the custody of the tourist accommodation establishment.

The agency's liability for non-bodily damages may be contractually limited to an amount corresponding to five times the price of the service sold.


For each reservation the following will be charged:

Reservation Expenses:

  • Portugal: 15€ (fifteen euros);
  • Remaining Countries: 30€ (thirty euros).

Alteration Expenses:

For each alteration (names, dates, type of apartment or room, travel, etc) : 50€ (fifty euros). Please note that the acceptance of such changes depends on the acceptance by the respective suppliers.


The client must have their personal or family documentation in good order (identity card, military documentation, authorization for minors, visas, vaccination certificates, and any other documents that may be required). The agency disclaims any responsibility for visa refusal or the client's denial of entry into a foreign country. The client is solely responsible for any costs incurred as a result of such a situation.

Travel in European Union: 

  • Clients (regardless of age) traveling within the European Union must possess the respective civil identification document (passport; ID card, Citizen Card).
  • To receive medical assistance, they must carry the corresponding European Health Insurance Card.
  • Nationals of non-EU countries should consult specific information regarding the necessary documentation for travel with the embassies/consulates of their countries of origin.

Travel outside the European Union:

  • Clients (regardless of age) traveling within the European Union must possess the respective civil identification document (passport) as well as a visa, if necessary (get this information from the agency at the time of booking);
  • Nationals of non-EU countries should consult specific information regarding the necessary documentation for travel from the embassies/consulates of their countries of origin.

If the travel suppliers involved allow it, whenever a customer who is registered for a particular trip wishes to change their registration to another trip or the same trip with a different departure date, or any other changes, they must pay a fee as alteration expenses. However, if the change takes place 21 days or less before the departure date of the trip for which the customer is registered, or if the service providers do not accept the change, the customer will be subject to the expenses and charges specified under the “cancellation (termination)” section.

Once the trip has started, if a request is made to change the contracted services for reasons not related to the agency (e.g., extending the number of nights of stay, changing the flight), the prices of the touristic services may not correspond to those published on the website that prompted the contract.


The customer may transfer their registration by being replaced by another person who meets all the required conditions for the trip, provided that they inform the selling agency at least seven days in advance and such transfer is possible under the applicable air transport regulations. In the case of cruises and air travel, the prescribed period will be fifteen days in advance.

The transfer of the registration makes both the transferor and the transferee jointly responsible for the payment of the trip price and any additional charges incurred.



Whenever there are external reasons that justify it, the organizing agency may change the order of the itineraries, modify the departure times, or substitute any of the planned hotels with others of similar category and location. The agency must inform the client of such changes as soon as they become aware of them.


When the tour is dependent on a minimum number of participants the Agency reserves the right to cancel the organized tour if the number of participants reached is less than the minimum. In such cases, the Client will be informed in writing of the cancellation within 15 (fifteen) days.


The prices in the program are based on the costs of services and exchange rates in effect on the date of printing of the program, and are therefore subject to change resulting from variations in the cost of transportation or fuel, duties, taxes, fees, and exchange rate fluctuations up to 20 days prior to the date of departure.


Once the tour has begun, no refund is due for services not used by the client due to unforeseeable circumstances or for reasons attributable to the client, except for refunds by the respective suppliers. Failure to provide services foreseen in the travel program for reasons attributable to the organizing agency and if it is not possible to replace them with equivalent ones, entitles the client receive a refund for the price difference between the originally anticipated services and the services actually provided.




If, prior to the start of the journey and due to circumstances beyond the control of the organizing agency, it becomes unable to fulfill any essential service included in the travel program, the client has the right to cancel the trip and immediately receive a refund of all amounts paid, or alternatively, accept a modification and possible price variation.

If the aforementioned circumstances beyond the control of the organizing agency result in the cancellation of the trip, the client may choose to participate in another organized trip of equivalent price. If the proposed replacement organized trip is of a lower price, the client will be refunded the price difference accordingly.


The client or their companions are free to cancel the trip at any time.

i) Such cancellation implies that the client is responsible for the payment of all charges arising from the beginning of the fulfillment of the contract and their withdrawal, as well as a percentage that can go up to 15% of the price of the trip.

ii) If applicable, the client will be refunded the difference between the amount paid and the aforementioned amounts.

iii) The cancellation of travel services/organized trips whose reservation has been made using the voucher issued under Decree-Law No. 17/2020 of April 23rd is subject to a cancellation fee equal to the price of the service, in order to prevent simulated or fraudulent reservations made solely with the intention of anticipating the receipt of the voucher-entitled values.


If for reasons not attributable to the client, the agency has to cancel the organized tour before the departure date, the client can choose to:

i) Being immediately refunded all amounts paid;

ii) Optionally, choose to participate in another organized tour and be refunded for any difference in price.


The liability of the travel agency organizing the trips included in this program and arising from the assumed obligations is covered by a civil liability insurance policy with Fidelidade Insurance Company, under policy number 9257343, for an amount of 75,000€ (Seventy-five thousand euros), in accordance with the applicable legislation.

18. VAT

The prices mentioned in this program already include the Value Added Tax at the current rate of 23%


This program is valid from 01/01/2022 to 12/31/2022

  • The remaining special conditions will be included on the page of each destination and trip - in the particular conditions - and they are part of the travel contract.
  • These general conditions may be supplemented by any other specific conditions agreed upon by the agency and the client.
  • The program prices are based on the average exchange rate of the dollar, so any significant deviation from this currency may result in a revision of the travel prices, as stated in the "price alteration" clause.
  • Due to constant fluctuations in fuel prices, there may be changes to the fuel surcharge included in the price, as stated in the "price alteration" clause.
  • The hotel categories presented in this brochure comply with the quality standards of the host country. However, they may be replaced by similar ones if, due to reasons beyond the agency's control, it is not possible to maintain or confirm the existing reservation. The agency will promptly inform the client once they become aware of such situations.

Arrival or departure times:

Departure and arrival times are stated in the local time of the respective country of destination and according to respective airline schedules at the time of printing this program, and may therefore be subject to change.

Hotels / Apartments:

Apartments - In case the accommodation is contracted in apartments, the client is responsible for informing the number of people that will occupy the apartment. If there are more people than booked, the apartments may refuse admittance.

Hotels - The prices shown are per person and are based on double occupancy. Not all hotels have triple rooms and usually an extra bed is placed in the room, which may not be of equal quality. In rooms equipped with two beds or a double bed, the triple may consist only of those beds.

The list of hotels and apartments in the program is indicative, as is their category, which is based on local criteria and classifications that are sometimes different from those used in Portugal.


Unless otherwise indicated, the prices shown for the Half Board and Full Board supplements do not include drinks.

On arrivals at the hotel after 7PM the first meal service will be breakfast the next day, on the last day and except for the possibility of late check-out, the last service of the hotel will be breakfast.

Check-in and check-out times:

The check-in and check-out times on the first and last day, will be defined according to the first and last service. As a rule, without binding character, the rooms can be used from 2PM on the day of arrival and should be left free by noon (12PM) on the day of departure.

In the apartments, the entry takes place generally at 5PM on the day of arrival and must be left free by 10AM on the day of departure.

Special conditions for children:

Given the conditions applied for children (destination and provider) it is recommended to always question the special conditions that may apply to the tour in question.


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Details of viagem
  • Conforto
  • Dificuldade
  • Duração 7 dias
  • Inscrições 4 - 12 people
  • Idade 17 - 65
  • Tipo de viagem Trekking
  • Destinos Spain
  • Alojamento Hostal, Refúgio

Mallorca it is the biggest, most mountainous and most diverse island in the Balearic Islands.

In the northwest of the island is the iconic Tramuntana moutain which rises to some 1445 vertical meters overlooking the entire blue Mediterranean and whose name derives from the Alpine winds that frequently arrive here.

This mountain range, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, crosses the entire island, from Porto Andratrx at its western end to Porto Pollensa at the northeast, providing pedestrian routes in the most varied ecosystems and landscapes. From the dense forests of Lluc, to the turquoise calas of Tuente, to the vast network of hand-laid stone paths, to the mountain landscapes in its central part.

The ‘‘Ruta de Pedra en Sec’ or Dry Stone Route offers a bit of everything and never ceases to surprise anyone who dares into it.

Why this viagem is a must?
  • Walk through the most emblematic routes on the island of Mallorca;
  • Go for a dip and try snorkeling at Cala Tuent;
  • Visit to the Sanctuary, Monastery and the forest of Lluc;
  • Rise to Puig Tomir and some of the highest points in the Tramuntana mountain.


  • Accompaniment by a portuguese Papa-Léguas tour leader;
  • 6 days of trekking in the mountain of Tramuntana;
  • Meals: 6 breakfast and 3 dinners;
  • 4 Nights in Mountain hut (dormitory or shared rooms);
  • 2 nights in hostel, double room;
  • Transfer Palma - Port Andratx and Port Pollensa - Palma;
  • Transport in a private vehicle along the route whenever it's necessary;
  • Travel insurance and assistance.


  • International flights;
  • Transfers to and from the airport;
  • Meals not described as included in the itinerary;
  • All personal extras;
  • Any entrance in monuments or museums that is not in the itinerary description;
  • All optional visits and activities;
  • Any type of gratuity;
  • Any item not mentioned as included.

Dia 1 Flight city of origin - Palma de Mallorca

Flight to Palma de Mallorca, located on the island of Mallorca, Spain.

Meeting with the Guide at ‘Estacio Intermodal de Mallorca’ (6pm). From here, the group follows by bus to Port Andratx (around 30/45 min).
Check-in at the hostel (from 7 pm)

Dinner and briefing about the adventure that starts today.

This is a semi-autonomy trekking trip, i.e., we will carry everything we need throughout the week in our backpack, including a sleeping bag, clothes and food for the day. Being summer and having the opportunity to recharge supplies each day, the weight of the backpack will be around 6 to 8 kg.

Alojamento: HostalRefeições: Jantar
Conforto: Dificuldade:

Dia 2 Port Andratx – Refugio Coma d'en Vidal (10.5 miles)

Breakfast at the hostel and the start of our first trekking route that will take us along the coast until we reach Sant Elm for a swim, and then gradually ascending to Coll de sa Gramola.

On this day, we will be following a variant of the GR221 trail and at times navigating unmarked paths along the coastline, mostly staying close to the sea. We will have an opportunity for a mid-day stop in Sant Elm with a view of Sa Dragonera island before finishing the day at the Coma d'en Vidal Refuge.

We will arrive at the refuge in time to enjoy the sunset, have dinner, and rest.

Extension: Approx. 10,5 miles
Type: Linear, with a mix of ridge, agricultural, and coastal environments.
Path: Dirt and stone trails, some bushwhacking, and short stretches of asphalt.
Cumulative elevation gain: 584 meters uphill; 255 meters downhill.
Maximum altitude: 450 meters.
Minimum altitude: 0 meters.
Duration: 7 hours (excluding breaks).

Alojamento: HostalRefeições: Breakfast, Jantar
Conforto: Dificuldade:

Dia 3 From Coma d'en Vidal to Esporles (11.1 miles)

Breakfast at the refuge and the start of our second trekking route that will first take us to the village of Estellencs, then descend to Banyalbufar via Cami des Rafal, and finally ascend to the village of Esporles.

On this day, we will be covering part of the first stage of the famous GR221 "Ruta de Pedra en sec," crossing the handcrafted stone terraces of Estellencs, taking a rest in the warm waters of the Mediterranean in Banyalbufar, and ending our day with a sunset in Esporles. It's a day marked by numerous ruins and signs of the Islamic occupation of the island, such as fountains, towers, and the agricultural irrigation terraces of Banyalbufar. It is one of the days where we will encounter the famous meticulously arranged stone paths of our journey.

Arrival at the refuge and rest.

Extension: Approximately 11.1 miles.
Type: Linear, with a mix of ridge, agricultural, and coastal environments.
Path: Dirt and stone trails, some bushwhacking, and some stretches of asphalt on the M-10.
Cumulative elevation gain: 650 meters uphill; 950 meters downhill.
Maximum altitude: 350 meters.
Minimum altitude: 0 meters.
Duration: 7 hours.

Alojamento: HostalRefeições: Breakfast, Jantar
Conforto: Dificuldade:

Dia 4 From Esporles to Port Soller (6.2 miles)

Breakfast at the refuge/hostel, and we will take transportation to the must-visit village of Deia, where we will begin our third day of trekking. Our destination is the Muleta Refuge with a view of Port Soller. This will be a shorter day where the invitation is to enjoy the beauty of the landscape, have a coffee with a view of the sea, swim in hidden coves, and witness an unforgettable sunset.

Arrival at the refuge and rest.

Extension: Approximately 6.2 miles.
Type: Linear, with a mix of rural, urban, agricultural, and coastal environments.
Path: Dirt and stone trails, some bushwhacking, and short stretches of asphalt (500 meters on the M-10).
Cumulative elevation gain: 200 meters uphill; 350 meters downhill.
Maximum altitude: 350 meters.
Minimum altitude: 0 meters.
Duration: 4 hours.

Alojamento: RefúgioRefeições: Breakfast, Jantar
Conforto: Dificuldade:

Dia 5 Port Soller - Cala Tuent - Refuge Tossals Verds

We start our day by skirting the entire bay of Port Soller from our Refuge to the marina of Port Soller. From there, we follow an impressive trail called "cami de sa costera" that will lead us to one of Mallorca's highlights: Cala Tuent.

An afternoon of rest, beach, and snorkeling awaits us before we take transportation through the steep and winding road that will bring us close to the Refuge of Tossals Verds.

Distance: Approx. 5 miles.
Type: Linear, encompassing rural, urban, agricultural, and coastal environments.
Path: Trails on dirt roads.
Cumulative elevation: 150 m uphill; 150 m downhill.
Maximum altitude: 550 m (at the Refuge).
Minimum altitude: 0 m.
Duration: 4 hours.

Alojamento: RefúgioRefeições: Breakfast, Jantar
Conforto: Dificuldade:

Dia 6 Refuge Tossals Verdes - Sanctuary of Lluc (8.7 miles)

Our mountain stage par excellence. We start the day gradually ascending to an altitude of 1,200 meters, always surrounded by towering cliffs and in a pure mountain environment. We will tackle the challenging Comellar des Prat before beginning our descent to the lush forests of Lluc and its Monastery.

After visiting the Monastery and Museum of Lluc, we continue to the Sanctuary where we will spend the night and undoubtedly have a heavenly rest.

Distance: Approx. 8.7 miles.
Type: Linear in a mountain environment.
Path: Trails on dirt roads and rocks.
Cumulative elevation: 800 m uphill; 800 m downhill.
Maximum altitude: 1,200 m.
Minimum altitude: 550 m.
Duration: 6 hours.

Alojamento: RefúgioRefeições: Pequeno-almoço
Conforto: Dificuldade:

Dia 7 To Port Pollensa (10 miles)

Our last day of trekking treats us to a green, fresh, and leafy start in Lluc, an ascent to the imposing Puig Tomir, where we can observe the entire northeastern part of the island, and the conclusion of our crossing of the Tramuntana mountain range in the bay of Port Pollensa, returning to the sea and a well-deserved celebratory dinner and farewell.

Distance: Approx. 10 miles.
Type: Linear in a mountain environment.
Path: Trails on dirt roads and rocks.
Cumulative elevation: 800 m uphill; 800 m downhill.
Maximum altitude: 1,200 m.
Minimum altitude: 550 m.
Duration: 6 hours.

Alojamento: XRefeições: Breakfast
Conforto: Dificuldade:


Is this trip for me?

This is a trip for trekking lovers who can't do without great views or sunsets over the sea. It is for people who are used to backpacking for long days and would like to raise the bar a little and cross the mountains in semi-autonomy. It is the ideal trip for anyone who has always dreamed of visiting the island of Mallorca.

Who will be the guide for this trip?

Filipe Alves will be your guide on this trip.

What kind of accommodations will I stay in on this trip?

The first night we stayed at a hostel in a double room and the remaining days we stayed in shelters or hostels in dormitories, always with shared bathrooms.

Are arrival and departure transfers included?

No. Upon arrival in Palma, you should take a bus that takes you to the meeting point, and the journey takes about 30 minutes. At the end of the program you will have to do the reverse route.

Does Papa-Léguas handle the flights?

Papa-Léguas sends you a flight proposal. After receiving the flight simulation, you can choose to buy from Papa-Léguas, at another agency or online.

Where do I meet the group?

The meeting point will be at Palma Intermodal Station.

What kind of transport do we use during this trip?

We will be using public buses for transportation, and for the connection between Cala Tuent and the Refuge of Tossals Verds, we will have private transportation arranged.

Can I drink tap water in Mallorca?


How much money should I bring for personal expenses?

Does the land program include insurance?

The answer is yes, it is included. The exception is for travelers who do not depart from national soil, whether or not they hold Portuguese nationality. The insurance included does not cover Covid-19 but can trigger an optional insurance suggested by Papa-Léguas that covers Covid-19. For more information on available policies, check our travel insurance page

What documentation is needed to make this trip?

The valid citizen card and we recommend the European health insurance card.

What equipment is essential for this trip?

A good hiking backpack; well-tested and comfortable trekking shoes/boots; sleeping bag.

Can I take hard bags for this trip?

No. We will be in semi-autonomy mode, so we will take with us everything we need for the week.

Is there internet or wifi connection during the whole trip?

There is a 4G connection for most of the route but not all of it. In some sections along the coast or in more mountainous areas, periods of 1-2 hours without a network are normal. Not all accommodations have Wi-Fi, namely the Refuges on the 2nd and 4th nights do not have Wi-Fi and poor reception.


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