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Trekking and Peace in a Buddhist Temple

A Buddhist centre in the mountains near Soportujar? Yes! On this second day of your trip, you can visit the Buddhist centre of O Sel Ling and do some hiking in the surrounding area. But before that, the itinerary suggests a short hike to some waterfalls.
Remember to bring your hiking gear, swimwear (if it is summer), water and food for the trail.

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4 km10 min
Cascada Del Rio Poqueira
10:302 h 30 min

Cascada Del Rio Poqueira

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The first stop of the day is a visit to a waterfall (cascada del río Poqueira o cascada de Pampaneira). If the day permits you can take a bath there.
There are two options to get to the waterfall. One is by car. In this case you have to drive to the nearby village of Bubion and park the car where you see space. It is a very small village where there is usually room to park. From there, walk until you find the brown sign indicating the path to the waterfall. You can ask at any hotel or at the town hall if you can't find it.
The other option is to walk from Pampaneira. Just follow the course of the river Poqueiras. You will cross a bridge and after a few more metres you will arrive at the waterfall. The walk can take less than an hour. You can see the route in wikiloc.
These paths are usually signposted but it is not always easy to find the starting signs. It is therefore advisable to check with the people who live there or the people who work in the hotels.
4.6 km10 min
Casa De La Abuela
13:301 h

Casa De La Abuela

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After enjoying the path, the river and the waterfall, you can return to Pampaneira for a nice and tasty lunch.
In the village you will find many places, one of them is Casa de la abuela, which serves traditional homemade food from the Alpujarra.
Open Hours: Monday - Sunday: 11:00 - 24:00

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