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Granada: Sierra Nevada Private 4WD Safari

Product ID: 42922
Enjoy breathtaking views of the Sierra Nevada on a private 6-hour safari from Granada. Travel through picturesque villages and the forests of Andalucia, stopping for a drink at a restaurant in Sierra Nevada where you can enjoy an optional meal or snacks.
About this activity
Duration: 7.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French

Pickup included

If your hotel is in a restricted area for private transport, you can meet the transport at the closest meeting point (maximum 15 minutes walk)
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Discover some of the best, but secret viewpoints of the Sierra Nevada
  • Drive along trails that date back over a thousand years
  • Enjoy a drink in a panoramic restaurant
  • Benefit from the intimacy of a private experience
Full description
Discover some of the best views of the Sierra Nevada mountains surrounding Granada, and enjoy breathtaking panoramas of the old city from secret viewpoints. On the tour, drive along trails that date back over a thousand years, from the time of the Visigods and the Arabs.

Following pickup from Granada city center, travel by 4WD vehicle towards the towering peaks of the nearby mountains north of the city. They soar to altitudes of more than 6,700 feet (2,000 meters), and remain snow-capped for much of the year.

Explore the north face of the Sierra Nevada to see the highest peaks on the Iberian Peninsula, climbing to heights of more than 3,000 meters. Marvel at the amazing landscape, before driving to Sierra de Huétor Natural Park.

The mountains here are lower, and were used by the Moors to draw spring water for the Albaicín, now part of Granada. See some old fortifications from the days of the Spanish Civil War, and enjoy incredible views of Granada and the Sierra Nevada.

Finally, visit a panoramic restaurant in Sierra Nevada where you'll enjoy a drink, as well as any snacks, sandwiches, or meals you might want.
  • Transfers and transportation by 4WD vehicle
  • Guide
  • 1 drink (beer, wine, coffee, tea, spirit, soft drink)
  • Pickup
What’s Not Included
  • Meals (3-course set menu available for 10€)
  • Snacks (available for purchase)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that in cold weather, you must wear warm clothes, though there is no need for any special equipment
• Feel free to bring snacks and drinks for the trip
• The tour stops at a small restaurant where you can have lunch
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 775 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.8 / 5
  • Organization
    4.7 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.6 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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This was the highlight of our trip to Granada. Jaime is an excellent guide who has as a great deal of knowledge about the Sierra Nevada. He knows the all about the history, geography, local plants and wildlife. The off-road driving was great fun and a little hair-raising in places. Highly recommend the tour.

January 12, 2020

So pleased we decided to do this trip during our stay in Granada, on my wife's birthday. Our guide/driver Jamie was attentive and knowledgeable which helped make this such a great experience. We were a group of 6, all friends from England. Jamie's english was excellent and his enthusiasm for the rugged countryside he took us through, infectious. We loved the regular stops to take the air and examine flora and fauna, also the stop for coffee and again for lunch high in the mountains. Jamie's local knowledge and expertise was invaluable, we definitely would not have had the same experience in a hire car. This is not a spectacular tour/safari so don't expect to be wowed by exotic animals or snowdrifts. Instead it is gentle, magical and very different to anything you will do or see in Granada itself. Highly recommended. Thank you Jamie.

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January 4, 2020

Jaime was an excellent guide. He drove safely and brought us to many interesting spots. The view is breathtaking. I can't recommend this tour enough. A trip that is so memorable and with such a marvellous guide. Kind, friendly and such a sincere person. He really enjoyed his job and his passion of the mountain is contagious. Superb. Five stars.

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December 22, 2019

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Product ID: 42922