Caminito del Rey
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  • From Ardales: Half-Day Excursion to the Caminito del Rey

    1. From Ardales: Half-Day Excursion to the Caminito del Rey

    Discover a landscape of extraordinary beauty just north of Málaga on a half-day excursion to the walkway of the Caminito del Rey. Encounter a footbridge over 3 kilometers in length, built on the walls of the Gaitanes Gorge (Desfiladero de los Gaitanes). Experience one of the most beautiful natural enclaves in the province at a canyon excavated by the River Guadalhorce. During some stretches, the incredible route reaches heights of up to 105 meters. Although the best-known stretch of the route is the footbridge, the total journey of the Caminito del Rey is 7.7 kilometers. You have to arrive at the start of the path by foot to follow the linear path in a single direction descending from north to south. Join a Spanish-speaking guide who will accompany you throughout the tour, and hear anecdotes and learn all the curiosities surrounding the incredible location and construction of the walkw...

    A little disorganized when you get there as to where to go on the road leading to the Kiosk, but we just asked the closest guide for the tour ahead of us who told us to wait for the English speaking guide. Our guide, Carlos, was very informative and had been doing this for 13 years so he knew a lot and had great information. This tour was strenuous at times and got so bring water and even a small snack to keep up your energy. Not recommended for anyone fearful of heights or anyone who can’t keep up with walking, in a wheelchair or kids. But, it was the most amazing experience- almost like a Spanish Grand Canyon! Totally exhilarating and highly recommended!

  • From Costa del Sol: Caminito del Rey Day Trip

    2. From Costa del Sol: Caminito del Rey Day Trip

    Discover El Caminito del Rey, known as the most dangerous path in the world, one of the biggest tourist attractions in Spain and Málaga. Take in its incredible views, its fascinating history and its undeniable spectacularity on this must–see excursion to the Caminito del Rey when you're in Malaga. Take a pedestrian walkway more than 3 kilometers long, built on the walls of the Gaitanes Gorge. Explore one of the most beautiful natural enclaves in the province, just 30 kilometers north of Malaga capital. Find out how the canyon was excavated by the river Guadalhorce and, in some stretches, this incredible route reaches 105 meters high but only 1 meter wide. Although the most well–known part of the road is the recently restored walkways, the total route of your Caminito del Rey walk is 7.7 kilometers. Your guide will accompany you throughout the tour of the Caminito del Rey, sharing anecd...

    Thought I was not going to get on this very popular tour but found a ticket with GetYourGuide. Excellent experience with tour guide Vivian who effortlessly switched between four languages. Driver Paco was punctual and safe. The tour itself was spectacular, well worth the ticket price with its unforgettable views.

  • From Costa del Sol & Malaga: Caminito del Rey Guided Tour

    3. From Costa del Sol & Malaga: Caminito del Rey Guided Tour

    Begin your day with a pickup and travel to Ardales. Make a stop at the Venta El Cruce, which is a local restaurant with plenty of typical local products and delicacies. Return to the coach 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. Receive a helmet and listen to the safety instructions. Your guide will join you and explain to you what you will find during the trek and give you many hints about the history of this peculiar construction. The Gorge, called Desfiladero de los Gaitanes, is a natural pass across the hills that separate the Malaga coast line from the inlands. The River Guadalhorce flows at the bottom of the gorges, after having passed through the reservoirs. El Chorro means the Spurt and your guide will explain why.  El Caminito ...

    Such a fun day- the pictures of this trip do not do it justice!! Beautiful hike snd great tour company

  • From Málaga: Caminito del Rey Small-Group Tour with Picnic

    4. From Málaga: Caminito del Rey Small-Group Tour with Picnic

    Depart from Málaga city center in an air-conditioned van and head towards the dam of Conde del Guadalhorce. On the way, you’ll cross the Guadalhorce Valley, a region famous for its production of citrus trees. Ascend into the Sierra de Alcaparaín and past several quaint villages. Hike from the dam to the beginning of the Caminito del Rey. Discover more about the geology of the natural park, the plants and animals of the Mediterranean, the surrounding landscape, and the local way of life. Stop to take photos at the most breathtaking viewpoints. Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch within the national park, including local delicacies. Once your hiking is done for the day, take the van back to central Málaga.

    It was great fun joining the little group of eight! Alfonso was very informative and let us know about various things (history, surroundings, etc). He gave us just the right amount of information compared to some tour guides who can easily drift off for quite a while making it a tedious experience, but this wasn’t the case with Alfonso. He was very easy to talk to and we enjoyed our chats with him! I definitely recommend everyone to join him on this great little adventure!

  • From Seville: Caminito del Rey Full-Day Hike

    5. From Seville: Caminito del Rey Full-Day Hike

    Depart Seville in the morning and take a 2-hour drive by minivan to the start of the famous El Caminito del Rey walking trail. Upon arrival in the town of Ardales, enjoy a coffee or breakfast at your own expense to give you energy for your 7-kilometer hike. Step on to the renovated walkway of wooden boardwalks and make your way through the magnificent Los Gaitanes Gorge. Marvel at the rugged rock formations surrounding you and take in the spectacular views of the Guadalhorce River. Summon up the courage to cross the new suspension bridge 100 meters above the El Chorro Gorge. End close to the town of El Chorro after about 2 to 3 hours of walking, and catch the bus back to the entry point to enjoy lunch at a restaurant. Journey back to Seville in the evening for the end of the tour services.

    fantastic day and well organised. loved it and would recommend it. It isnt difficult, all ages were there and you can go as slowly or quickly as you like. Plenty of places to stop and sit and take it all in.

  • From Costa del Sol or Malaga: Caminito del Rey with Tapas

    6. From Costa del Sol or Malaga: Caminito del Rey with Tapas

    Start your day with pick-up at different points of the Costa del Sol or Malaga and depart for Ardales. Stop for breakfast (not included) along the way at a local restaurant with plenty of typical local products. Finally, arrive at the northern access point of the Caminito del Rey. The group will then walk through a small and quite long tunnel to reach the natural paths that leads to the entrance check point of the Gorges. At that point, you'll receive a helmet together with the safety instructions. Your guide will also join you to give you further explanations of what will be found during the trek but also many hints about the history of this peculiar construction. The Gorge, called Desfiladero de los Gaitanes, is a natural pass across the hills that separate the Malaga coast line from the inlands. The River Guadalhorce flows at the bottom of the gorges, after having passed through the...

    Thank you for the experience. The trip was great. Nature is beautiful. Our guide ALEX was great. He speaks a lot of languages. He was very funny and nice. He told us so many interesting informations. Thank you !!!

  • Caminito del Rey Private Tour from Costa del Sol

    7. Caminito del Rey Private Tour from Costa del Sol

    Start the day with a convenient pickup from your hotel, followed by a relaxing drive out of the city to Ardales. Listen to your friendly guide as they share their fascinating insight into the history of the region as you pass through small towns and farmlands. Arrive at the Caminito del Rey, gather your trekking gear and prepare to embark on a journey that's bursting with scenery, geology, and history. Enter the gorge and slowly make your way along a wooden pathway that's attached to sheer rock walls, giving you a unique perspective that's unlike any other hiking experience. If you're brave enough, look down into the canyon at the striking green water and thriving plant life that covers its floor, as your guide enlightens you to its history. Your journey takes you past the Gaitanejos and Gaitanes gorges and by the Hoyo Valley, with plenty of time to stop and take in the views. Cross ov...

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What people are saying about Caminito del Rey

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 1,107 reviews

A little disorganized when you get there as to where to go on the road leading to the Kiosk, but we just asked the closest guide for the tour ahead of us who told us to wait for the English speaking guide. Our guide, Carlos, was very informative and had been doing this for 13 years so he knew a lot and had great information. This tour was strenuous at times and got so bring water and even a small snack to keep up your energy. Not recommended for anyone fearful of heights or anyone who can’t keep up with walking, in a wheelchair or kids. But, it was the most amazing experience- almost like a Spanish Grand Canyon! Totally exhilarating and highly recommended!

Definitely exceptional excursion, suitable for everyone except those suffering from vertigo. The path is all very easy and smooth. The problem occurs at the exit, therefore at the end of the path, because there are still about 2 km to travel to get to the bus stop: dirt road, stony and uphill and that (as happened to us) if you have to do it under a scorching sun and we did it in mid-September, it gets quite tiring. Easily solved problem by using small means to retrieve visitors

This was a beautiful walk with astonishing views. Our guide, Maria, was very enthusiastic and gave us very interesting background information. Afterwards we also walked from the back of El Kiosko to the start of El Caminito, which is also a beautiful walk.

Very good tour guide, nicely organised, well worth the money and time. Not to mention the path itselt - amazing!

Absolutely fantastic.. definitely would come again