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Torrent de Pareis Gorge Walk

From Escorca to Sa Calobra between giant rock walls

  • aerial view of the mouth of torrent de paireis in sa calobra
  • man on top of a rock inside the torrent
  • landscape of the serra de tramuntana at dawn
  • three people descending the torrent with the help of a rope
  • pools of water inside the torrent
  • group of hikers resting in the tramuntana mountain range
  • landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana
  • two people admiring the size of the rocks of the torrent
  • bed of the torrent of pareis
  • man descending through a narrow pass indicated with a yellow arrow
  • rock window with views of a port in mallorca
  • stone tunnel on the route of the torrent of pareis
  • mouth of the torrent de pareis at sa calobra
  • Typical Mallorcan picnic
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Starts: From the meeting point at Escorca at 8:00 a.m.
Ends: To Sa Calobra between 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Free cancellation!
The Torrent de Pareis Gorge Walk is considered the most exceptional hike of the island and is the one that you can not miss on your trip to Mallorca.

Descend the gorge from Escorca to Sa Calobra in the safest way accompanied by a mountain guide. This route is considered a high-moderate difficulty hike due to its slope, the rugged nature of the trail and its complex steps. Enjoy a descent of 5 miles (8 km) between gigantic rocks, ramps, pools and jumps that will take you to a unique enclave: the mouth of the Torrent de Pareis in the Mediterranean Sea. You won't be able to resist tasting the crystal-clear waters of Sa Calobra.

Tour details


  • Mountain guide
  • Insurance

Not included

  • Food
  • Water

Important information

The Torrent de Pareis Gorge Walk is available from May to October. In case of heavy rain the activity may be suspended for safety reasons.

It is essential to be in good physical shape and have some mountain experience. The minimum recommended age for the excursion is 12 years old.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation! You will receive a 100% refund of your reservation if you cancel at least 24 hours before the tour starts. After that time, or in case of no-show, no refunds will be given.

Tour itinerary

Torrent de Pareis Gorge Walk

Route : From Escorca to Sa Calobra Distance : 5 miles (8km) Duration: 4-6 hours Difficulty : High-Moderate Accumulated negative gradient: 1968 feet (600 m.)
8 : 00 AM

Meeting point in Escorca

The meeting point with the guide will be the Lluc gas station in the municipality of Escorca, where you will have to arrive with your own car. You will find it in front of the restaurant Coll de Sa Bataia and you can park easily. It will be advisable to arrive at least 15 minutes before the tour starts at the meeting point. With the whole group gathered, at 8:00 a.m. the hike will start!

parking lot in escorca

Safety briefing

Because of its cliffs (up to 984 feet. high), its wild character and some complex steps along the way, the descent of the Torrent de Pareis gorge is considered a high-moderate difficulty hike. Before leaving, the guide will explain all the basic safety notions to be taken into account. In addition, he will carry extra safety equipment in case we need it. The complex sections of the gorge have been equipped with ropes and grips, so we generally will not use the extra equipment. In any case, you know what the best thing about the tour is? That we travel with a guide. He knows all the secrets of this corner of Mallorca, and will be in charge of giving us the guidelines.

💬 Cliffs The cliff or crag is a mountain term used in Spain to refer to large, high and steep rocks.

a german mountain guide in mallorca

Torrent del Lluc

In the parking lot where you will leave the car, you will see an information sign of the route, and on your left, we will take the path that descends the Torrent de Pareis. The first part of the route will pass through the forest. The slope of Puig Roig will be on our left, and we will see the Quarter des Carabiners and the troglodytic house of Cosconar. After an hour and a quarter approximately, we will leave the forest and the stony part of the route will begin: we will then arrive at the Torrent del Lluc.

starts of torrent de pareis hike

Torrent de Pareis

A few steps later we will leave the torrent bed following the path on the left to S'Entreforc. At this point, the Torrent de Lluc and Torrent des Gorg Blau merge, and form the Torrent de Pareis which flows into Sa Calobra. Above us, we will have walls that reach 984 feet. high and we will see the Cova des Soldat Pelut. In about 10-15 minutes we will reach the first jump. So nervous! Following the indications of our guide we will border two pools and descend to the bed by the steps carved into the rock.

torrent de pareis gorge walk

Descent of the torrent

This part will undoubtedly be the most fun of the excursion: gigantic rocks, ramps and pools will be waiting for us. It will be like going down a giant slide. Although it may seem that there is no path: keep calm, all the steps are indicated with boundary stones and paint marks. And besides, the guide knows the way thoroughly. After about an hour, we will leave the torrent on the left and pass very close to the Cova des Romagueral.

guided descent of the torrent de pareis

Mouth of the Torrent in Sa Calobra

At this point, we will have just a couple more difficult steps to overcome, and we will pass the Font des Degotís and reach the spectacular final part of this Mallorcan hike: the mouth of the Torrent in Sa Calobra. Do not forget to put your swimsuit in your backpack, we are sure you will not be able to resist to taste the crystal clear water of this paradisiacal spot of the Mediterranean.

mouth of the Torrent in Sa Calobra

Sa Calobra - End of the hike

The hike to Torrent de Pareis is not a circular route. It is a linear route that starts in Escorca and ends in Sa Calobra after 5 miles (8km) of walking. It will take between 4-6 hours to walk it, depending on the characteristics of the group and the trail. Don't forget to carry enough water and food in your backpack. Along the way we will take as many breaks as the group needs, it is important to hydrate and recharge your batteries. From Sa Calobra you can take a public bus that returns to Escorca (where you will have parked the car) at 3:00 p.m. which costs 2€/person. In addition to this, there are other possible connections to make the route and return to the starting point. If you need it, contact us and we will give you all the information to organize your hiking route in Mallorca.

mouth into the mediterranean sea

Lunch in Sa Calobra

Sa Calobra is a cove in the municipality of Escorca located in the middle of the Tramuntana mountains and the end of the hike along the Torrent de Pareis gorge. We will arrive at the cove between 12:00 and 2:00 p.m., depending on the group. You will have time to relax and swim in its crystal clear waters. Before returning home, you can have lunch in one of its small restaurants or take some food and enjoy it outdoors in this paradisiacal enclave of Mallorca. Due to its exclusive location, the price of the restaurant menus tends to be high. And if you want to make this day even more Mallorcan, add the extra Typical Mallorcan picnic and try a typical Mallorcan snack prepared by your guide. You can enjoy it along the route or at lunchtime in Sa Calobra.

Sa Calobra mallorca

What to bring to Torrent de Pareis Gorge Walk

  • Hiking boots suitable for walking on rocky terrain (high top and waterproof recommended)
  • Sport clothes
  • Warm clothes (depending on the month and if you consider it necessary)
  • Light backpack
  • 1'5 - 2 liters of water per person
  • Food
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun protection
  • Swimsuit and towel

Where does the tour Torrent de Pareis Gorge Walk start

The hike starts at the Lluc gas station in the municipality of Escorca. You will have to get there by car. Next to the gas station and in front of the restaurant Coll de Sa Bataia (at km. 25.2 of the national road ma-2130), you will find a small parking lot where you can leave your car. If you do not have your own vehicle to get to the meeting point, you can take the bus leaving from Port de Sóller (at 8.30 in the morning, from April to October) towards Lluc and Pollença with a stop in Escorca.

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