Surreal and Unforgettable Landscape
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.
Our El Torcal day trip is a private tour, meaning you get a truly unique and intimate experience. Pick up & 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.
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.
Please note that for 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 day trip is not suited for people with mobility problems.
At the end of the trail, hop back in the car and you will get dropped off back at your hotel or apartment.
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Costa Excursions is a boutique tour operator specialized in organizing the most wonderful private day tours and private shore excursions in Malaga and Costa del Sol.