DAYTRIP Natural Park of El Torcal in Antequera
- SPANISH / ENGLISH
- Duration 6Hs approx
- Small groups
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Natural Park of El Torcal in Antequera
Declared UNESCO Humanity Patrimony , el The Natural Park of El Torcal in Antequera is a must to see the incredible geological formations which are unique in the Iberian Peninsula. These rock formations were located at the bottom of the ocean and today are a study and recreational site that is perfectly preserved and organized enabling you to experience the nature of the area.
GREEN route (special family outing)
This is the shortest and least difficult route, although it is impacting. It has been created and is especially recommended for families with kids. We start in the Visitors Center and this is a circular route and ends in the same place. You will be able to recognize some significant rock formations such as the Sphinx, the Indian or the Watchman.
Technical data of the route: Length: 1,50 km. (approximately one mile), this is a circular route. Incline: +40m; Estimated duration: 45 minutes. Terrain: very gravelly and irregular. Difficulty: Medium to low. The path has markers on it.
One of the routes with markers that this natural park offers us in the Torcal Alto (Upper Torcal). This is a circular route that is not far away and which starts and ends in the same Visitor Center. On this route, you will be able to identify figures such as The Finger, The Camel, The Jug and the Bottle.
Technical data of the route: Terrain: very stony and irregular; Medium difficulty; The path has markers.
ORANGE route (climb to High Torcal)
This is a linear route, it starts in the lower parking lot next to the entrance of the Natural Park and ends at the upper parking lot where the Visitors Center is located.
In this tour, you will be able to see ancient open mines and grazing areas such as Gramaeros hollow to start the ascent to the Manuel Grajales viewpoint and the Majada del Fraile.
The ascent continues until passing the Tinajuela Port which gives way to the Tosaires ravine, which gives way to the Natural Monument of the Screw. The tour from then on descends to end at the upper parking lot.
Technical data of the route: Length: 3,60 km. (About 2 miles and 236 yards) Linear route. Incline +263 meters. Estimated duration: 3,50 hours (going and returning). Terrain: very stony and irregular. Average difficulty.
We will visit:
- Natural Torcal Park of Antequera
- Visitor Center (panoramic view)
- On foot tour of the chosen route
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Round transport and Driver
Pickup and return to the hotel
Food and beverages
Regular bookings will be valid with a confirmed payment.
You have free cancellation rights when cancelling up till 48 hours before schedule.
Bookings made, changed or cancelled within under 48 hours before schedule are not refundable.
Bookings made for private services or for groups of over 6 passengers will be valid with payment and express confirmation of the service. This kind of booking has a 7 day cancellation right prior to the service.
Bookings made, changed or cancelled under 7 days prior to the service are not refundable.
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You must arrive at the site of the activity with confirmation of the booking and payment.
Passenger ID, (ID card or passport).
Please remember that this excursión is mostly outdoors, we will be visiting a natural site on foot, you will be required to walk during moderate time spans. Do not forget to wear suitable footwear and clothing and also use solar protection.
We recommend you to drink water during the excursión.
This excursion is not suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Food and drink are not included, but a mealtime will be arranged with the guide.
This activity will be done with a group of at least 8 people. If this mínimum is not reached, all the persons with a booking will be notified as soon as possible.
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