Archaeological walking in the Natural park Sierra Nevada to “Cerro de la Encina”

Discover the Cerro de la Encina archaeological site is just 15 min. of Granada, you will also know about the formation of these beautiful mountains, which are part of the Sierra Nevada natural park. This is the palaeo-environment where the ancient people of Cerro de la Encina lived.
Enjoy this pleasant path runs nearby the water channel de los Albaricoques (of the apricots), providing a refreshing environment accompanied by the sound of the water, while we see the vegetables gardens representative of smallholding agriculture and we lern ancient history.
PRICE 6 €/person (groups between 5 and 10 people)
PRICE 4 €/person (groups between 11 and 20 people)
Smaller groups than 5 people, pay 30 € for the activity


  • Meeting point: Play ground in front of bus stop in Monachil village.
  • Duration: 2:30 hours
  • Distance: 4 km
  • Altitude difference: 200 mts
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Indispensable:
    • Water minimum 1 litre/person
    • Cap or hat
    • Sun protection cream minimum 30
    • Trainers
  • The tours could be suspended in cases of force majeure such as inclement weather


From Granada take the bus 183 to Monachil at the bus stop is in Paseo de Los Basilios (next to Paseo del Salón). The bus leaves 10 minutes past each hour.
By car, you have to take the Ronda Sur of Granada, direction Sierra Nevada. After that, take the second exit direction La Zubia-Cájar-Monachil and then follow the signs to Monachil

All our tours are accompanied by an official guide and include civil and accident insurance
We hope you enjoy our tour and discovering our land and culture.
For your security, we recommend you wear appropriate clothing.