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The Bouillouses

Star circuit 6 days, 5 nights, 5 days of walking



A stay in Canada? In Scotland? No !  In the heart of the Pyrenees !!!

Sublime landscapes, lakes, peaks, steppes and one of the most beautiful light of the chain.

You will love this stay cut off from civilization, but not lost for all that;)

Program  :


Day 1 - Welcome and hike to the Carlit lakes

The meeting is given in the middle of the morning at the Bones Hores hotel next to the Bouillouses lake (Pyrénées Orientales)

Tour of the 5 lakes and serra de Llebre

13km; +357m;

Welcome aperitif and meal.


Day 2 - Little Péric

We leave at dawn, on the program, Les Petit Péric, culminating  at 2690, it dominates Les Bouillouses and Les Camporells,

17km; +744m;


Day 3 – Lake Aude

We leave for a pretty forest and lake loop. Pond of Pradella, Negre and that of Aude where takes the source of the river of the same name.

14km; 525m drop.

Walking time  : +/- 6 hours


Day 4 – From Cabanasse to Font Pédrouse, yellow train

Departure from Cabanasse, under Mt-Louis for a nice hike on the balconies of the Têt, we will pass by the Baths of St Thomas (thermal) where you can swim there (entrance at an additional cost)

We end this day with the ascent by the little yellow train.

11km; 267m of elevation gain; negative elevation: 479m.

Walking time  : +/- 4 hours



Pic du Carlit 2921m (depending on group level)

The peak of Carlit is the emblematic peak of the region, it is also the highest peak of the Pyrenees Orientales.

The view is magnificent, but access is reserved for seasoned hikers who are not afraid of vertigo (very steep path)



Day 5 – Estany de la Llosa and estany Blaou

For this last hike, we climb on the balcony of the Grave Valley. Wedged between the valley and the Grand Péric, is hidden a multitude of lakes, each more beautiful than the other!!!

15km; 560m drop.

Walking time  : +/- 6 hours

Day 6 – Departure (after breakfast)



Terms and conditions



Itineraries are given for information only. They can be modified or changed at any time depending on the level of the participants, atmospheric conditions, snow cover and simply for safety.


Level  :

Between 5 and 6 hours of walks (breaks included) for height differences of 400 to 1000 meters depending on the level of the group.


Management  :

By one or more certified mountain guide(s) who know the country and its history perfectly.


Accommodation  :

5 nights at the Hotel des Bones Hores, located at the foot of the Lac des Bouillouses  


food and water  :

Every morning, you take your packed lunch for the day (not provided).

For drinks, you have the contents of your water bottle. Remember to fill it every morning before leaving. Otherwise, you can buy mineral water in your accommodations

. Do not drink water from springs or streams, it is unfit for consumption.


Dinners and breakfasts  :

Breakfast and dinner are taken at the hotel, they are plentiful. These are most often typical Catalan meals, consisting of a starter, a main course (meat or fish + starches + cooked vegetables), and a dessert. Drinks (wine, mineral water) are included in the menus, except coffee.


Number of hikers per stay:

From a group of 12 people (with supplement)






* rate for a group of 20 people minimum in a double room; single room supplement. Price outside school holidays.

Dates of your stay :

From early June to mid-October, depending on hotel availability.


This stay includes  :

5 days of hiking

Supervision by a local mountain guide

Accommodation in a double room.

Stay in 1/2 pension from the evening meal of the 1st evening to the breakfast of the 6th day

Wine included with the evening meal.

Welcome drink

Optional  :


He does not understand  : Picnics, entry to the baths of St Thomas, the climb by the yellow train.

Insurance, personal expenses (drinks, etc.). Also excluded is transport to get to the meeting point. In addition, supplements due to a major modification of the program are the responsibility of the customer whose prior agreement will, of course, have been requested.

Tariff 2023


Bouillouses stay

Thank you for having made us discover these beautiful landscapes, with this pleasant forest stay!

The Carlit was the icing on the stay!

Jean Michel

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