Guided or not Guided? posted: 2016-07-21 11:13:14
All the itineraries on the Camino we offer can be offered as self-guided or guided.
Self-guided means we will organise everything and give you all the material you need to complete your pilgrimage in comfort, but you won’t have a dedicated guide to lead you. This option appeals to pilgrims who want more solitude or independence, or when the dates of the guided groups are not convenient. There is also more flexibility going self-guided as we can tailor-make aspects of the Camino for you.
If you choose to go as part of a group either you already have a pre-formed group, and in this case we can provide you with a bilingual and experienced Guide on the route of your choice, or you can join one of our regular group departures led by an expert guide.
Joining a group means you have others to walk with and share the experience, as well as being able to swop stories in the evening over dinner. Your guide walks with you and provides you with hints and information that will enhance your experience. You won't miss anything along the Way! You will still walk at your own pace, and alone when you wish, but you have the added security of knowing your guide is there for you, as well as other members of your group.
Organised Guided Tours depart on specific dates but if the departure or itinerary doesn’t suit, you can choose a ‘Self-Guided Tour’ at any time instead.
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