3 days with a donkey in Auvergne
Orcival (Moleide) - Montlosier
4.30 à 5.30 hours walking - Lodge / 15,2 km /D+ 327 m / D- 236 m
Imperative appointment at 9am at Julien (the donkey driver) in Moleide near Orcival. Possibility of spending the night at the hotel in Orcival the day before departure (see "Price Info" section).
In the morning, the Chaîne des Puys reveals itself more and more to your eyes as you walk through the countryside, through small villages. You will then continue your walk to the Château de Montlosier, headquarters of the Auvergne Volcanoes Regional Natural Park. Possible free visit of the exhibition on the Chaîne des Puys.
Dinner and night at the gîte in Montlosier.
For groups of more than 4 people, before your hike, remember to drop off your luggage in Montlosier, this first day because it is not included in the price (by car, return trip in 20 minutes).
Château de Montlosier - Pessade
4 to 5 hours walking - Lodge / 12.6 km / +310 m / - 110 m
For this day of hiking, with your friendly travel companion, you will climb to the village of Pessade via the Narse d'Espinasse, a real little gem and relic of the ice age.
Night in kota-trailer.
Pessade - Moleide
3.50 hours walking / 8,6 km /+ 100 m / -396 m
YoThis last day of hiking allows you to reach Lake Servières, a pretty little crater lake a few thousand years old. Then a gentle descent will take you near the village of Orcival to the donkey farm (Moleide).
Additional night possible in Orcival.
The route can be modified for reasons of safety, meteorology or unforeseen events linked to events beyond our control: cut roads, local festivals ... "Aluna Voyages" and its team will always strive to provide the best solution.
Walking or Activity Time
Consecutive Days of Hiking
Elevation / Elevation / Terrain
Transportation during your hike
May to October
- 1 person in the group : 465 €/pers
- 2 people in the group : 305 €/pers
- 3 people in the group : 250 €/pers
- 4 people in the group : 240 €/pers
- 5 people in the group : 220€/pers
- 6 people in the group : 210 €/pers
- 7 people in the group : 200 €/pers
- 8 people in the group : 195 €/pers
- Half-board adult or teenager from 12 years old in a double or family room = 82 €/pers
- Half-board child under 12 years old in parents' room = 42 €/child
Our price includes
Our price does not include
Transport and donkey (s)
Tour leader option
- 30 days or more before departure : 12 €/pers.
- Less than 30 days before departure : 20 €/pers
- For any tailor-made trip : 30 € + €12/pers
- Night in kota for adult : 20 €/night
- Night in kota for Child under 12 years : 15 €/night
- Evening meal + breakfast : 30 €/adult and 21 €/child under 12
- Dinner / Breakfast / Lunch box, delivered to kota : 39 €/adult and 27 €/child under 12
- Overnight Half board with dinner and breakfast : 54 €/adult and 39 €/child under 12 years
- Night in full board with 3 meals : 63 €/adult and 46 €/child under 12 years
A small backpack containing
- Hat or cap
- Pair of sunglasses
- Rain cape or a K-Way windbreaker or better a Gore-Tex jacket
- Toilet paper
- Small personal first aid kit (aspirin, plaster, elastoplast, ...)
- Tupperware with cutlery for picnics and a gourd
- Plastic bags to wrap business in bad weather
For your evening luggage
- Silk or cotton sheet for the night at the cottage (blankets are provided)
- Canvas or jogging pants
- Pair of tennis or other for the evening
- Polar fur
- Spare clothing and underwear
- Swiming suit
- Toilet kit with a bath towel
- Pair of lightweight walking shoes, preferably already used, or, for sensitive feet, a good pair of reinforced tennis shoes