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Los Cahorros, Granada

Los Cahorros, Granada: Our most recommended tours and activities

Granada: Los Cahorros de Monachil Canyon Hiking Tour

1. Granada: Los Cahorros de Monachil Canyon Hiking Tour

Get off the beaten track of the city with this guided hiking tour of the Los Cahorros de Monachil Canyon. Hike the 6.5-kilometer trail and explore the natural beauty of the Sierra Nevada National Park. Trek across hanging bridges and explore the Andalusian mountains. Start your trip with a 20-minute drive to the Sierra Nevada National Park and start your easy hike. Cross hanging bridges and discover what this special route has in store, as well as its incredible views, waterfalls, and tunnels.  This path will take you through some of the most spectacular landscapes in Andalusia.

From Granada: Los Cahorros Guided Tour

2. From Granada: Los Cahorros Guided Tour

Discover the breathtaking beauty of the natural paradise that is Los Cahorros on this guided tour. After getting picked up in Granada, head to Monachil, located just 15 minutes from Granada. Enjoy an easy hike through the river canyon, facilitated by the 30-meter high hanging bridges that tower between the canyon walls. Discover bathing pools, small caves, and immense vegetation. You will also have the opportunity to see the beautiful waterfalls that characterize this area on this 2 to 3-hour walking route. At the end of your hike, get dropped off back in the center of Granada.

From Granada: Multi-Adventure in Monachil

3. From Granada: Multi-Adventure in Monachil

Get your adrenaline pumping on a multi-sport adventure in Los Cahorros de Monachil which combines a stunning trek with adrenaline sports. Departing from Granada, head to Monachil where you will get kitted out with all the necessary safety equipment. Now its time to begin your adventure with an abseil down the canyon. Stop for some snacks and water to reenergize after your adrenaline-pumping rappel. Afterward, continue your adventure with a walk through the area's famous hanging wooden bridges, caves, and waterfalls and even stop for a dip in the crystal-clear waters. Get dropped off back in Granada after your activity.

Granada: Guided Day Hike in Los Cahorros de Monachil

4. Granada: Guided Day Hike in Los Cahorros de Monachil

On this guided hike, discover the alpine beauty just a short drive away from Granada. Join a local guide as you explore the mountains around the town of Monachil, known as Los Cahorros. Embark on a hike along the Monachil River and take in the sights of the Sierra Nevada beyond. Begin your tour in Granada, where you'll meet your guide and go on a short drive to reach the town of Monachil. Just beyond the town hall, park and set out on your hike. Walk along the Monachil River until you reach the limestone gorge. Continue along the path and cross several hanging bridges over the gorge. Look down the gorge to catch glimpses of the challenging climbing areas frequented by the "Cahorros school." Venture further upriver as you climb steps and use anchored iron bars for a handrail. Next, enter the Palomas tunnel, created by large stone blocks embedded in the narrow part of the gorge. As you reach the other side, enjoy the fresh scent of pine forest that surrounds you. Then, admire the breathtaking views of the peaks of Cerro Huenes, "Los Pollos," and "Cerrajón." Follow your guide along a suspension bridge to begin your return journey. Before you reach Monachil, pause along the riverbank for panoramic views of Los Cahorros and a summertime swim. Once you've arrived in town again, enjoy a relaxing ride back to Granada to complete your tour.

Granada: Los Cahorros and Monachíl Rock Climbing & Abseiling

5. Granada: Los Cahorros and Monachíl Rock Climbing & Abseiling

The Cahorros Park in Monachil is a special place for rock climbing, and therefore for practicing activities such as rappelling, hiking and caving. Leaving from the city of Granada and just 35 minutes driving, you will be in a magnificent place with large rocky walls and suspension bridges that run through the Monachil river, in this you can practice a little rock climbing, then we will enter a small cave to ascend inside a few meters and exit through its upper part, then rappel down again to the path, if the conditions are good we will also rappel along a 15-meter waterfall. Finally, you will enjoy our Picnic lunch with a closing toast.

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What people are saying about Los Cahorros, Granada

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 138 reviews

Julio was a fantastic guide! The trail wasn't difficult at all excluding a few spots where we had to duck under the rocks. The views were amazing! Highly recommend, can't believe it's only a 20 minute drive away!

Hike was great. Not super strenuous but. It easy. The guide was nice and took a lot of wonderful & quality pictures of the group. Would highly recommend.

It was a nice tour with Marcelo and Juilo I can only recommend it. We had a lot of fun, also recommended with children.

Very pleasant guide with a lot of knowledge…. Just nice

Very nice hike, very friendly and attentive guides