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What to expect

National Parks

Discover the stunning beauty of Sierra de las Nieves

Guided Walks

Package includes four fully-guided walks

Traditional Tolox

Stay near a traditional Andalusian whitewashed village

About the trip

Situated in the heart of the dramatic Andalusian Ronda mountains and now a declared UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, the Sierra de las Nieves is a stunning location to explore with your fellow ramblers.

We journey through the valleys, hike through national parks, get immersed in local village life, swim in natural pools and even spot wildlife. From the river banks, to the pine forests, to the waterfalls – our four fully guided days of walking ensures we leave no stone unturned.

This Spanish walking holiday is tipped to be one of our most popular walking breaks of the season, in one of the most sensational settings on our books.



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What's included?

  • Return flights & transfers
  • Airport taxes & charges
  • Twin/double room for single use
  • Welcome drink
  • Half Board: Breakfast and dinner daily taken at the hotel
  • 4 x guided walks
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • Fully Financially Protected


  • Arrive in Spain
  • La Rejía & La Virgen Waterfalls.
  • Sierra & Pinsapos
  • Day at Leisure
  • El Pinsapar
  • Caminito del Rey
  • Day at Leisure
  • Jorox & Rio Grande
  • Departure Day


  • Insurance click here
  • Local Tourist Tax payable locally €2.00 per night
  • Lunches – Packed lunches can be arranged/ordered at the hotel

What you'll be doing


Arrive in Spain

After arriving at Malaga Airport, we transfer to the  lovely ‘Hotel del Balneario’ where we enjoy our welcome drink and first evening meal together.

  • Dinner Included

La Rejía & La Virgen Waterfalls

Our first walk of the week is a circular walk starting and finishing at our hotel. Our route begins with a steep climb through pine forests to hit a natural mirador, where we enjoy spectacular views over the magnificent River of the Horses (Rio de los Caballos) valley. The walk takes us along the river to discover waterfalls such as the highest of Malaga’s waterfalls (51 m high) – La Rejía. Along the way, there are natural pools where we can stop for a refreshing swim.

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Sierra & Pinsapos

This morning, we take our bus and head to Puerto Saucillo, 6 km away from the white village of Yunquera. Along this walk, we enjoy magnificent views of the Sierra de Las Nieves National Park. Walking through the heart of this recently declared National Park, we can experience the well-known karst topography, home to the mineral landscapes, large caves and sinkholes on the highest section. Interestingly in contrast, partly covered by the amazing world’s largest Pinsapo fir forests dating back to the last Ice Age. As we descend, we come across the centuries old Quejigos (Valencian oak) forest. We continue downwards to the breathtaking La Caina limestone cliff before walking through the Pinsapo forest toward Puerto Caucon and Puerto Saucillo where we began.

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Day at Leisure

Today can be spent at leisure to take a well-earned rest in this lovely village or perhaps take advantage of an excursion to visit the magnificent village of Ronda. Or why not visit a local bodega for a spot of wine tasting (payable locally).

  • Breakfast & Dinner Included



Caminito del Rey

Today, we leave the National Park and take our bus to experience the unique and spectacular aerial path Caminito del Rey – ‘the kings little pathway’. Named after King Alfonso III who officially opened this feat of engineering in 1921, it is said to be one of the most spectacular routes from beginning to end. We experience walking along suspended walkways over 100m up on a sheer cliff face offering unforgettable jaw-dropping views running through the cliffs, canyons and valleys. We cross the landscapes of Desfiladero de los Gaitanes, a gorge with walls 700m high, carved out by the River Guadalhorce.

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Day At Leisure

Take a well-earned rest in the village or perhaps take further advantage of an excursion: an extra-guided walk or a birdwatching trip in Guadalhorce. (at own cost)

  • Breakfast & Dinner Included

Jorox & Rio Grande

After breakfast, our final day of walking is spent exploring the beautiful hamlet of Jorox and surrounding area, with its traditional orange and avocados terraces. As we walk around, we discover caves and small natural pools hidden around the hamlet. Our route encompasses great views of the Rio Grande Valleys and as we walk back to Tolox, we’ll see beautiful natural water pools nestling between the hills covered with olive and almond groves.

Distance 15 km/ 9,3 miles
Ascent 550 m / 1804 ft
Grade Medium
Walking Time 4-5 hours

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Departure Day

After breakfast at the hotel, we transfer to the airport for our flight home

  • Breakfast Included


Hotel Balneario de Tolox

This 19th Century traditional three-star hotel situated at the foot of the Sierra de las Nieves mountains is within walking distance from the Andalucian white village of Tolox.

Facilities Include

Facilities include bar, restaurant, lounge ,Wi-Fi ,  swimming pool and garden

Room Includes

The comfortable rooms include en-suite bathroom, hair dryer, safe, TV, Wi-Fi, balcony with views over the garden or mountains

Frequently Asked Questions

Average Temperatures

Month(s) Highest temperature Lowest temperature
January - February 11 °C 3 °C
March 14 °C 5 °C
April 17 °C 7 °C
May 20 °C 9 °C
June 25 °C 13 °C
July - August 29 °C 15 °C
September 26 °C 14 °C
October 20 °C 10 °C
November 15 °C 6 °C
December 12 °C 4 °C

Our Reviews

“I’m sure you will enjoy it, I have been on three solos holidays to date and the people I’ve met have been great.”

“I’ve been travelling with Solos for nearly 20 years, on and off. The reason is for exactly what you want – you meet like minded people… and have loads of fun!”

“I’ve been on loads of trips with Solos over the years and can honestly say you will not regret booking your 1st one!”

“The feeling you have once you go away on your own is worth all the nerves before! I was so very anxious the first time but now having done it 4 times, I love it!”


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