Hiking route: L'estany de l'Estanyó
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If we go on to the peak, we fins examples of such exceptional flora as water-crowfoot from glaciers and saxifraga.
During the excursion we will hear the song of the blue tits and be able to see the crossbill with its characteristic beak. When we reach the open areas of the Pleta de Llomar, early in the morning we can watch the chamois in the gulleys. In the higher areas we might find the rock ptarmigan, the red or yellow-billed choughs and at the top, the bearded vultures and the golden eagle might make an appearance.
The Sorteny Valley Nature Park in the parish of Ordino, declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO since October 2020, is a botanical paradise with over 800 species of flowers and plants, some unique to the Pyrenees. On all the routes, we have the chance to visit the botanical gardens.
Meeting point for the excursion: information hut at the entrance to the Vall de Sorteny Nature Park.
Duration: 4 hours
Information and bookings: Tourist Office of Ordino.
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Sorteny Nature Park is a botanical paradise with more than 800 species of flowers and plants, some unique to the Pyrenees.
Andorra has mountain footpaths suitable for all ages and for all levels of fitness on which you can enjoy nature, by day or by night.
On Route 6 we reach Sorteny Valley nature park , from where we can enjoy the spectacular high mountain landscapes.
The Planell d’Encodina viewpoint is at an altitude of 1,722 metres on the CG-3, at Km 19 in the parish of Ordino.
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You can enjoy the fantastic views of the Estanys de Tristaina lakes, one of the most emblematic in the country.
This route around the Parc Natural del Sorteny will lead us to discover birds and butterflies that live in the damp areas of the park.
This very difficult route has a total duration of approximately 5.30 hours and a distance of 11,35 km. The route’s toughness is compensated by the impressive views of Ordino mountain pass and the Vall de Sorteny nature park.
Walk this popular trail past three major high-altitude water masses in the Ordino parish
The Pla de Sorteny to Planell de Quer hiking route is easy and takes little more than 2 hours and climbs 280 metres.