1. Spain
  2. Andalusia
  3. Granada
  4. Gorafe Desert

Granada Geopark: Desert and Prehistory Tour with Lunch

Product ID: 386739
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Take a small-group tour to Gorafe Desert, a place where geology has conditioned the life and culture of locals. Enjoy the delicious local gastronomy.
About this activity
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Duration: 9 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup included

Pickup takes place between 8:00 AM and 8:30 AM from selected hotels in Granada city center. Please choose the nearest hotel to your accommodation and call the tour operator 2 days before the excursion to confirm the exact time and pickup location.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the natural desert of Granada Geopark
  • Stroll in a small group around a natural landscape and take in the panoramic views
  • Learn about the history thanks to the messages left in rocks from the Mesozoic and Tertiary eras
  • Enjoy a delicious local lunch
Full description
Leave Granada city centre in the morning from your hotel or a convenient location nearby. Delve straight into the unique landscape of Granada Geopark. 

Pass by picturesque villages on your way to your first stop, Acequia del Toril. Learn about how this natural aqueduct was formed over the centuries. Wander around the vast vegetation that covers the Acequia and the arid landscape that surrounds it.

Next up is Gorafe, one of the most picturesque towns in Granada. Explore and immerse yourself in one of the most remarkable natural deserts in Europe. Enjoy an impressive panorama full of different shapes, colors, and sensations. Visit the typical cave houses and well-preserved Dolmens of the Megalithic Park.

Continue your tour to the village of Zujar and take pictures of the breathtaking panoramic view of Mirador de Jabalcon. Look down on the Quaternary sediments of the basin and learn about its geological history from your local guide.

End your tour with lunch in one of the town's best restaurants, which offers local and seasonal food. After lunch an hour of free time to have a coffee or have a walk before returning to Granada.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off from selected hotels
  • Guide
  • Single-use headphones
  • Lunch

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• The itinerary is subject to change under unforeseeable circumstances
• In order to best facilitate all participants, it is possible that the tour may be given in two different languages
• If you would like to modify the itinerary and add other villages, the local partner will be happy to make any modifications to your tour
• Moderate fitness is required

From US$ 103.64 per person

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Granavision

Product ID: 386739