Province of Granada
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Granada: Los Cahorros de Monachil Canyon Hiking Tour

1. Granada: Los Cahorros de Monachil Canyon Hiking Tour

Meet at the starting point and travel in an 8-seater van to the village of Monachil, 15 kilometers from Granada. Begin your route in the lower part of Sierra Nevada, an area of canyons and rivers. Hike for 2 to 3 hours and enjoy the peaceful surroundings and make several stops along the way. The trek's degree of difficulty is relatively easy and is family friendly, but for some sections, you will have to walk in a crouch. Appreciate the beauty of the place and take pictures. After your tour is over, you will be able to remember your experience from several free photos taken by the guide with a professional camera.

Sierra Nevada Small Group E-Bike Tour

2. Sierra Nevada Small Group E-Bike Tour

Reconnect with nature on an amazing e-bike tour of the Sierra Nevada National Park, and get stunning views of the surrounding landscape from the 2nd highest mountain range in Europe. Marvel at the lofty peaks of Mulhacén, towering 3,482 meters above sea level. Look for local wildlife, including the incredible mountain goats that make the rugged landscape their home. Put on the provided helmet and make yourself comfortable on the high-quality bikes. Then, cycle downhill through the rocky crags and feel the adrenaline pump through your blood. Ride at your own pace under the careful supervision of your guide, and get a better appreciation of the beauty of the mountains and ancient forest. Pedal through some of the famous white villages to experience a slice of local life.

From Málaga: Caminito del Rey Full-Day Tour

3. From Málaga: Caminito del Rey Full-Day Tour

Have an adventure along the El Caminito del Rey and walk 100 meters above the Guadalhorce River. Discover the Conde de Guadalhorce Dam, Desfiladero de los Gaitanes Canyon, and Guadalhorce River's history and importance to El Caminito del Rey. Meet your guide and board your bus for a ride towards Conde de Guadalhorce Dam. Begin your walking tour and learn how the dam is Málaga's main water reserve. Hear about the history of the Desfiladero de los Gaitanes and how the canyon was carved by the Guadalhorce River from your guide. Prepare to test your nerves on a high-up adventure along El Caminito del Rey. Follow the path which is about 3 kilometers long and less than 1 meter wide, hanging 100 meters above the Guadalhorce River. See the construction of a water channel from the reservoirs in the north to El Chorro and how the pathway was built for maintaining the channel. The path is known as El Caminito del Rey (the little pathway of the king) because it was inaugurated by King Alfonso XIII.

Nerja: Río Verde Canyoning Tour with Photos

4. Nerja: Río Verde Canyoning Tour with Photos

Meet your friendly crew in Nerja, then head off on the 1 hour journey to Río Verde. Upon arrival, enjoy a scenic 1 hour hike along the river bank to reach one of Andalusia’s most impressive ravines. Arrive at the Y Waterfall, and get kitted out with all the necessary safety equipment. Listen to your instructor's tips and recommendations, then start your descent. Spend an unforgettable and leisurely 3 hours canyoning down the ravine. The descent includes some jumps (optional) and 2 thrilling rappels. Change out of your kit after, and enjoy your snack before returning to Nerja.

Malaga: Cliffs of Maro Hike to Hidden Beach with Snorkeling

5. Malaga: Cliffs of Maro Hike to Hidden Beach with Snorkeling

Walking throught hidden paths, we will discover tropical crops of avocados, bananas, papayas, sugar cain and custard apples. We will visit an arab vigil tower built in the XVI century and we will get in the Natural Park. Once in the Natural Park; we will discover the wild life of this unique area in the way to the paradisiacal beach. When arriving at the beach, we will go for a swim in the crystalline waters of the natural park and we will snorkel in order to explore the sea life. After enjoying in the sea; we will sit down on the white sand and we will relax having some fruit and water.

Sierra Nevada Spain Hiking

6. Sierra Nevada Spain Hiking

After being collected from your accommodation in Granada, you will be driven to 2,500 meters above sea level to the top of the Sierra Nevada Road. From here you will head to the most beautiful glacier valley of Sierra Nevada, San Juan Valley. Here you will learn how the ice has been excavating the rocks throughout thousand of years. You will also encounter beautiful lakes, waterfalls, and shiny rocks, as well as wildlife such as mountain goats, eagles, birds migrating from Africa, and insects and plants that only exist here. This is an easy but beautiful hike, off the beaten path. Your guides know the best secret spots in Sierra Nevada after more than 30 years hiking here. Your tour will eventually conclude in a beautiful panoramic restaurant, where you will enjoy a refreshing drink.

Sierra Nevada: Snowshoe Hiking Tour

7. Sierra Nevada: Snowshoe Hiking Tour

Put on your snowshoes and discover the Sierra Nevada peaks. With this guided hiking tour, you will explore one of the most spectacular landscapes of the Iberian Peninsula. Walk along an easy path at an altitude of 2,500 meters. Enjoy the route as a beginner or with the whole family. The path is sometimes uneven, but easy and safe. Admire the spectacular views that the high peaks of Sierra Nevada offer. Enjoy the tranquility for hours and take unique pictures. After the trek is over, head to the cafeteria of the university hostel to have a hot drink.

From Malaga: Day Trip to the Sierra Nevada

8. From Malaga: Day Trip to the Sierra Nevada

Depart Malaga and get back to nature in the beautiful Sierra Nevada National Park. Learn the secrets of the mountain range, known as the sister of the Alps and Himalayas. Marvel at the beauty of the streams, lagoons and waterfalls, and discover snow tunnels and high mountain meadows. Be amazed that the high mountain peaks are capped with snow, even in the summer, as they soar to heights of up to 2,600 meters above sea level. Fill your lungs with fresh mountain air. Hear about the unique ecosystem of the park and its forests before driving back to Malaga.

From Málaga: El Saltillo Gorge and White Village Hiking Tour

9. From Málaga: El Saltillo Gorge and White Village Hiking Tour

Trek through the breathtaking paths of the El Saltillo gorge on this hiking tour from Málaga. Meet your guide at the meeting point in Málaga, located near the famous Atarazanas market, and hop in the van that will take you straight to the starting point of your hike, the white village of Canillas del Aceituno. Hike through the streets of the village, admiring the incredible white architecture along the way. Follow the Arab irrigation canal past the gorge of the Almanchares River and into the heart of the Sierra Alhama Natural Park. Throughout your hike, learn more about the park's geology, wildlife, and plants from your local guide. At the river, stop for a picnic and a swim in the crystal-clear waters before beginning your descent. On the way back, get up close and personal with the park's native goats and enjoy breathtaking views of the sunset over the mountains.

Granada: Hiking along the Gollizno route

10. Granada: Hiking along the Gollizno route

Depart the city center of Granada in an 8-seater combi van and arrive at the small town of Olivares, about 35 minutes away.  Start the guided hike along the Velillos River and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of typical Mediterranean nature. Try to spot some of the typical species that live in the region including many birds and mountain wildlife.  Cross a suspension bridge and walk through Tajos de la Hoz, an incredible natural gorge formed by the constant flow of the river. Climb a staircase that gives a fantastic panoramic view of the region.  Continue in search of the ancient cave paintings, followed by some time relaxing by the fountain of La Corcuela, before finally returning to Granada.

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Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 37 reviews

Favorite thing we did in Granada. Exactly what we were looking for. Bikes were in excellent condition and our guides provided any assistance needed (their bike overview was very brief so if it's your first time riding an e-bike you want to make sure you understand how they work before taking off). While the guides go at a leisure pace and will go slower if the group needs, the trip does require some endurance to manage the ~55km ride. we were all sore the next day.

Amazing guide Louis and epic nature. Absolutely loved it. Wish the hike would be all day.

Really great walk, varied and adventurous and amazing views! Our guide was great too!

Our guide Louis was great and made our walk on the Caminito del Rey very enjoyable!

Luis was a fantastic guide and we had a wonderful experience!