Hiking

Hiking Routes from Ronda, Andalucia

Hiking in the Sierras

Want to explore the countryside near Ronda on foot? Then join us for a day on a guided hike or we can supply GPX files for local self guided hiking routes.

Our guided point-to-point hikes offer walks that you could not do alone. We include vehicle drop off or pick up so that we are not restricted to circular hiking routes. We can get further afield and explore areas with no public transport services.

Guided Hiking Routes

Check out our most popular guided hiking day trips below. We are very flexible in our scheduling and don’t run set trips on set days. In other words, simply let us know the date(s) you are available and the difficulty/exertion level you are used to doing. Or select a named walk from those featured below and we will arrange a hiking route to suit you.

N.B. The trails in this area are all natural and ungroomed. This means that they can suffer some weather and usage erosion. None of our routes include anything dangerous or requiring climbing equipment but expect stony, rocky and gravelly sections on all hikes and some steep ascents (ask for more details for your route choice). 

If you prefer to self guide, there are some circular walks local to Ronda for which we can provide GPX files for a very small charge. Some of these walks are also available with a guide. Contact us for more details.

Select any of our Hiking routes below to see a PDF with more details and photos:

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Bespoke Hiking Days Out

If you like the look of one of our routes but would prefer to reduce the distance or ascent  we can adapt the route to suit you. We provide a flexible approach to the start and end points of our walks.

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Tajo del Abanico
Tajo del Abanico

See the hidden gem of the Tajo del Abanico, walk along an ancient cobble stone path and see spectacular views of Rondas cliffs and gorge.

2-3 Hrs Easy

€35 p.p

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Tajo del Abanico & Cueva del Gato
Tajo del Abanico & Cueva del Gato

An extended version of our Tajo del Abanico walk which crosses over the hills west of Ronda and then along the Rio Guadiaro to the Cueva del Gato which has a waterfall and crystal clear water pools.

3-4 Hrs Moderate

€45 p.p

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Cueva del Gato & Molino del Santo
Cueva del Gato & Molino del Santo

This walk takes us from Ronda, below the spectacular gorge and cliffs of Ronda and past the Cueva del Gato.

3-4 Hrs Moderate

€45 p.p

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Montejaque to Ronda
Montejaque to Ronda

Discover the hidden village of Montejaque, nestled in the mountains of the Sierra de Grazalema. Then follow ancient tracks through the mountains to Ronda.

3-4 Hrs Moderate

€45 p.p

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Cartajima to Ronda
Cartajima to Ronda

From the white village of Cartajima we walk north ascending over mountain sierras with amazing views and a final descent into Ronda.

3-4 Hrs Moderate

€50 p.p

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Grazalema to Montejaque
Grazalema to Montejaque

Walk from the mountain side village of Grazalema through cork oak forrests and mountain lined valleys to the remote village of Montejaque.

3-4 Hrs Moderate

From €55 p.p

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Mr Hendersons Way
Follow the banks of the Rio Guadiaro

From the old part of Ronda we walk over rolling hills towards the Rio Guadiaro.  From here we take the undulating path “Mr Hendersons Way” along the river to the village of  Jimera Estacion

5-6 Hrs  Challenging

€50 p.p

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Torrecilla Ascent
Summit the peak of Torecilla

Walk to the highest point in western Andalucia (1919m) and feel on top of the world.  Spectacular views of the Sierra de las Nieves, Mediteanean sea and to Africa.

5-6 Hrs Challenging

€55 p.p

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What to Bring:

  • Footwear - Comfortable walking boots, trainers or sturdy worn-in shoes. Thicker soles are best. Trekking sandals only suitable on some routes, as most have sections of loose, stony ground.  No flip flops. 
  • Clothing - Loose, comfortable clothing or sportswear.In cooler weather, bring a couple of thin layers rather than one thick top as they are easier to remove if you get warm. A thin windproof jacket is advisable on higher altitude hikes (see individual walk details)
  • Rucksacks - The best way to carry spare water, clothes, suncream etc. 
  • Water & Snacks - Bring plenty of water (allow 1/2 a litre per person per 5km in the hottest months). Refreshment stops usually scheduled for the end of your walk and also midway for longer walks. Bring your own if you will need something else en route.
  • Other - sunglasses, suncream and a hat or cap in the hottest months

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