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From Costa del Sol & Málaga: Caminito del Rey Guided Tour

Activity provider: Visitanddo.com

From Costa del Sol & Málaga: Caminito del Rey Guided Tour

Activity provider: Visitanddo.com
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From US$ 61.98 US$ 52.69 per person

Join a guided hiking day trip from Costa del Sol and surrounding areas. Walk the path across the El Chorro Gorge along the Caminito del Rey and get a glimpse of this incredible piece of engineering.

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Duration 6 - 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Experience

Itinerary
6 - 8 hours
  • Costa del Sol

  • Málaga

  • Ardales (break, breakfast)

    • Extra fee
  • Caminito del Rey (guided tour, hiking)

  • Gaitanes Gorge

  • Málaga

  • Costa del Sol

Pickup included
Main stop
Other stop
Highlights
  • Feel the cool breeze of the hills as you trek along the El Chorro cliffs gangway
  • Get ready for a day full of adventure with a guide on a safe trail
  • Buckle up your helmet and walk along the path by the Gorge of the Gaitanes
  • Get immersed in the natural beauty as you pass through the cliffs and canyons
  • Discover the varieties of flora and fauna of the region during your journey
Full description

Prepare for a day of adventure as you walk the Caminito del Rey along the walls of the El Chorro gorge in Málaga. Follow a guide on a safe trail leading to the footbridge that runs through the Desfiladero de Los Gaitanes.

Begin your day with a pickup from one of the many spots in Málaga and travel to Ardales. You will make a short stop in Ardales, a white village, so you can purchase breakfast in a this local area before to start the activity.

Return to the bus and continue until you reach the northern access point of the Caminito del Rey. Walk through a small long tunnel to reach the natural paths that lead to the entrance checkpoint of the gorges. Then, receive a helmet and listen to the safety instructions. Learn what to expect during the trek and the guide will accompany you at the end of the group to answer your questions along the way while you enjoy the experience.

Pass by the Gorge of the Gaitanes, a natural pass across the hills that separates the Malaga coastline from the islands with the River Guadalhorce flowing at the bottom.

Embark on a safe and comfortable walk surrounded by breathtaking scenery. El Caminito del Rey, after many years of total abandonment, is now a rebuilt path that stretches between 2 gorges and a large valley.

After finishing the downhill trail from north to south, reach the exit point where your bus awaits. Once the group is on board the bus, return to Costa del Sol and be dropped off at your pickup point.

Includes
  • Transportation in a bus with multiple pickup options
  • Entrance fee to the Caminito del Rey
  • Tour guide
  • Helmets
  • Food or drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • People with mobility impairments

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Participants

Date

Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Hiking shoes
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Pets
  • Open-toed shoes

Know before you go

  • The path may close without prior warning due to safety reasons or strong winds or rain
  • In this case, a full refund or change of tour date will be offered
  • Children under 8 years old are not permitted to join the tour
  • A small backpack is useful to carry a small bottle of water, some nuts, fruits or a snack
  • Walking sticks and selfie sticks are not permitted on the trek
  • Please wear walking shoes, Flip flops and open-toe sandals are not permitted
  • Please bring a coat during the winter
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 1125 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.7/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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The Caminito itself was a nice experience. However, the organization per bus/group was very chaotic. After a stopover, there were more passengers on the bus than we originally left. Our guide didn't tell much during the walk, he just kept walking. And after the Caminito it was very unclear when we had to go back to the bus.

November 4, 2022

We had a fantastic day with my daughter! That was thrilling experience. We traveled in a comfortable coach then walked for about 2 hours in beautiful scenery. We were scared because you walk on the walk way attached to the mountain wall and everywhere are precipices but it’s so exciting. Our guides Rachel and Vivian were absolutely lovely. I can highly recommend this trip if you are not TOO scared of hights. I’m so proud of my 11 year old daughter who was very brave. I’ll definitely come back there one day.

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October 31, 2022

Simply amazing day out, exceeded all expectations. Breathtaking sights and fantastic feats of engineering. Well organised and on time. Alex the tour guide was knowledgeable and approachable. If you're interested in learning the history behind the King's pathway I would reccomend sitting at the from of the coach as the 'talkers' tended to accumulate at the back making it very difficult to hear.

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October 23, 2022

Product ID: 191894