Private trekking to El Torcal from Marbella or Malaga
- Learn about the history and geology of the landscape
- Keep an eye out for local wildlife sightings
- All levels of hiking experience welcome
- Private guide can customize the pace and route to suit the group’s abilities
With its peculiar stacked rocks and knobbly karst towers, the otherworldly landscape of El Torcal is one of Spain’s most unique natural landscapes, formed over 150 million years ago, by the movement of tectonic plates beneath the ocean. Now a protected nature reserve, El Torcal’s unusual terrain is celebrated both for its remarkable geology and its diverse wildlife, and the rocky landscape is home to around 700 different plant species and a colorful array of nesting and migratory birds. We will walk an easy 1.5km route (close to 1 mile), which will enable us to see some of the most impressive formations and stunning views over the surrounding landscape as well as a slight detour to see some stunning examples of the ammonite fossils the park is famous for.
Its labyrinth valleys lined with surreal rock formations, unique flora and fauna and breathtaking views is a perfect ending to our tour and will provide you with unforgettable memories (and hundreds of photos) of a perfect day trip.
Lunch is not included in the tour price, however during the tour, we can stop for lunch at the visitors centre at El Torcal (before or after the walk starts depending on the starting time) where they serve good quality local dishes.
- Private driver/guide (in English or Spanish)
- Walking tour
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Foof or drinks
Pick-up and drop-off are door to door, from anywhere in Malaga or the Costa del Sol as well as shore excursions from cruise ships docking at Malaga port. Your tour guide will meet you in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle for the drive to El Torcal
- Minimum of 2 and maximum 6 participants required (prices per group)
- Age: 16+
- The walk in El Torcal Park (although the walk is relatively simple) is necesary to wear walking shoes or trainers, sandals and flip flops are not recommended
- This tour is not suited for people with mobility problems
- At the end of the trail, you will get dropped off back at your hotel or apartment
- Departure Time: recommended 9.00am or at your convenience
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