Walking Tours with Wildlife and Birdwatching
Discover and Cook Mushrooms, such as the Saffron Milk Cap
With a wide variety of Orchids
Unusual Orchids, such as the Yellow Bee Orchid
Bird watching, to see rare birds of prey
Competa Hikes’ mission is to share and teach the splendour of nature in the mountains that surround the white washed village of Competa, so that it may be enjoyed, understood and preserved.
We are the only walking company in the area that offers specialist tours, showing and teaching the diverse fauna, flora and animal life.
We are also the only walking company in the area that offers combination walking tours, collaborating with and supporting the specialism and skills that the local community in Competa has to offer.
Some of our specialist and combination walking tours are listed below:
- Mushroom walks in the Autumn
Combination option – Mushroom walking and Spanish mushroom cooking course.
Saffron Milk Cap
2. Wild Orchid walks in Spring
YELLOW BEE ORCHID,
FAN LIPPED Orchid
PINK BUTTERFLY Orchid
3. Walking tour with wildlife and Bird Watching
Royal Owl Golden Eagle, Bonnellis Eagle, Short-toes Eagle, Goshawkm Woodpecker, Griffin Vulture, Wagtails, African Swallows, Raptors, Falcon, Whooper Birds Ibex, Iberian lynx, Red Fox, Wild Boar, Mountain goats
4. Medicinal Herb walks Combination option:
Learning to make your own medicinal herb Garden
Other flora and wild herbs to experience: Boxwood, Olivillo Olive Trees, Phoenician Juniper, Fairy Foxglove, Saxifrage Oregano, Wild rosemary, Lemon Thyme, Sage