Detailed route for the "Ruta de Los Cahorros" in Granada

Ruta detallada para la "Ruta de Los Cahorros" en Granada

Hello again, hiker! I will gladly provide you with a detailed route for the "Ruta de Los Cahorros" in Granada. Get ready for an exciting and scenic hike through a beautiful canyon and waterfalls.

Before starting the hike, it is important to wear comfortable clothing and suitable footwear for walking in the mountains. It is also important to bring enough water and some food for the hike, especially if you plan to spend several hours on the trail.

The Ruta de Los Cahorros begins in the town of Monachil, about 15 minutes by car from the center of Granada. From there, follow the directions below:

  • 12:00 pm: The walk begins at the entrance to the trail, in the Los Cahorros car park. The first stretch is an easy walk on a dirt track that winds through the olive groves and crops in the area.

  • 12:30 pm: After about 30 minutes of walking, you will reach a small dam. Here, there is a fork in the road, where you must take the path to the right and follow the Monachil river.

  • 1:00 p.m.: You will arrive at a wooden bridge that crosses the Monachil River. It is a good place to take a short break and enjoy the panoramic views of the canyon.

  • 1:30 PM: After crossing the bridge, the hike becomes a bit more challenging, with some steep and rocky sections. But the reward is worth it: spectacular views of the waterfalls and pools of crystal clear water.

  • 2:00 PM: You'll arrive at a particularly exciting section of the hike, the Los Cahorros Hanging Bridge. The bridge hangs over the canyon, offering a stunning view of the river and surrounding mountains. Don't miss this opportunity to take some awesome photos!

  • 2:30 p.m.: Continue along the path and you will reach another impressive waterfall, known as the Cascada de las Chorreras. Here, there is a small cave that you can explore. But be careful when approaching the waterfall as it can be slippery.

  • 3:00 PM: Continue the walk and you will reach the highest part of the canyon. Here, there are some steep and rocky sections, but the path is well marked and safe. The walk ends at a viewpoint with spectacular views of the canyon and the city of Granada.

  • 4:00 p.m.: The walk ends and returns to the starting point in the Los Cahorros car park.

Remember that these times are approximate and may vary according to the pace of each hiker. Also, it is important to carry a map or follow the trail signs to avoid getting lost along the way.

I hope you enjoy the Ruta de Los Cahorros and the natural beauty of Granada!