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

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

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.

Nerja, Torrox, or Torre del Mar: Caminito del Rey Day Trip

2. Nerja, Torrox, or Torre del Mar: Caminito del Rey Day Trip

Admire the beauty of the Gaitanes Gorge on this day trip from Nerja, Torrox, or Torre del Mar to the Caminito del Rey walkway. Follow your guide on a trail that is attached to the gorge walls 100 meters above the Guadalhorce River. End your tour with a cold bottle of water and then rest or have lunch at the Local Restaurant Mesón Carrión. Choose a pickup option that is close to you with tour options for pickup in centrally-located stops in Nerja, Torrox, or Torre del Mar. Relax aboard a spacious and comfortable bus on the journey to the Caminito del Rey walkway. Listen as your guide tells you about the surroundings and history. Start your walk in the late morning and go through a tunnel that leads to where the Caminito del Rey trail begins. Equip yourself with a safety helmet and begin your hiking adventure. Feel the thrill of walking above to Guadalhorce River from the north access point and make your way for approximately 2 .5 hours at a gentle pace. Snap photos of unique canyon landscapes during picture stops along the route. Take a refreshing break at the south access point. At the end of the hike, the bus will pick you up at the meeting point, have time to rest, and sip on a free bottle of water while returning to your pickup point.

El Chorro: Climb Via Ferrata at Caminito del Rey

3. El Chorro: Climb Via Ferrata at Caminito del Rey

Meet in El Chorro where the Via Ferrata begins and learn the ropes before embarking on your adventure. Climb the iron steps up 250-meters, glide down a zipline, and cross a Tibetan and Monkey step bridge. Celebrate your bravery with a picnic and drink afterward. Begin the day preparing your equipment for the journey up the Via Ferrata. Learn the related safety regulations and feel at ease while your guide takes you through the whole procedure before departing. Head upwards on the iron steps, guarded with a steel walking line. Reach a 35-meter zip line and fly over an incredible crevice. Cross two different types of bridges: a monkey walk and Tibetan style. Take in the panoramic views and snap some memorable photos. End the adventure with a picnic and celebratory toast for taking on this natural feat.

From El Chorro: Caminito del Rey Via Ferrata & Zip Lining

4. From El Chorro: Caminito del Rey Via Ferrata & Zip Lining

Prepare for an adrenaline rush on this exciting via ferrata rappelling and zip lining experience in Caminito del Rey. The Caminito del Rey via ferrata is a 600-meter drop that includes zip line, the Tibetan Bridge and Nepalese Bridge, and unbeatable views of El Chorro. The via ferrata features a ladder consisting of steel rungs attached to the vertical sections (in places there are walking or scrambling sections) made from materials such as chains, bolts, steel cables, and more. Get suited up and complete a section of the via ferrata along a 650-meter route. The steel safety cable ensures you can enjoy the staggering views securely and the harness is equipped with a via ferrata set including a shock absorber and sprung carabiners. There are also zip lines and bridges to add to the excitement of your experience. Feel euphoric crossing the suspension bridges that are throughout the tour and enjoy 35 meters of ziplining. The natural park Desfiladero de los Gaitanes (Gaitanes Gorge) is situated in the center of the Málaga Province, between the municipalities of Álora, Ardales, and Antequera. It is one of the most spectacular landscapes within the Málaga mountain range. El Chorro, on the edge of the natural park, is a world-renowned climbing destination thanks to the quality of the rock and its mild winter temperatures. Take in amazing views of the natural scenery during your entire experience. 

El Chorro: Vía Ferrata at Caminito del Rey Tour

5. El Chorro: Vía Ferrata at Caminito del Rey Tour

Embark on an adventurous tour that combines iron stair climbing, zip-lining, and crossing bridges. Explore the Via Ferrata at El Chorro during a thrilling experience that merges all these activities with Monkey and Tibetan bridges. Start the tour by meeting your guide at the train station El Chorro. El Chorro is a very famous town near Málaga, internationally known by the extreme beauty of its landscapes and also for the popular Caminito del Rey rock formations with 350 meters walls. First, listen as your guide gives you a quick briefing on how to negotiate the rugged terrain. Walk to the start of the Vía Ferrata and set off on a 4-hour climb over the rocks using the equipment provided to clip onto the steel cables. Climb up 260 meters for panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Enjoy some free time to just sit and contemplate the wonders of nature, while your guide will provide you with some energizing snacks. Although this tour is longer than some others, it is easier than others. At the end of the tour, take the 40-minute hike back to the starting point where your tour concludes.

Malaga: Via Ferrata Hike at village of El Chorro

6. Malaga: Via Ferrata Hike at village of El Chorro

Encounter outstanding views of the El Chorro Lake on this 4-hour guided hike. Enjoy a small group experience at the K3 level, with numerous features along the way. Explore a Via Ferrata near the village of El Chorro in the company of a professional supervisor and guide. Take part in this medium level experience, rated at K3 such on account of its length rather than difficulty. Take part in an adventure with no previous experience needed. Hike features like a zip line, Tibetan Bridge, and a monkey pass. Explore an airy route which ascends through iron steps along the way, and features outstanding views of the lake. Have piece of mind knowing that all the safety material you need will be provided. Take comfort in knowing you will be accompanied by a professional supervisor and guide throughout the course of the hike, who can also provide tips for photo opportunities.

Caminito del Rey: Vía Ferrata Rappeling & Zip-Lining

7. Caminito del Rey: Vía Ferrata Rappeling & Zip-Lining

The beginning of your tour will see you ascend through a vertical wall, before you cross through a pedrera to follow another wall. From there you will reach the zip line, which consists of about 30 meters in length. Once having completed the zip-line, your tour continues its ascent until you reach the Tibetan Bridge. After you have crossed the bridge, you will continue to find a final monkey bridge. It will then be time to begin your descent with the assistance of an abseil, until you reach a point where you will be able to choose how you descend further. You can choose to descend by rappel, or can instead opt to walk along the via Ferrata. Once having fully descended, you will have reached your final destination.

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What people are saying about El Chorro

The trip, the time spent doing things, the guide... Everything went perfect. It was an excellent tour. The guide presented in spanish and english but could also explain in french, german or dutch - she has a natural talent for being a guide and the languages are just a plus

Very good guided day trip to Caminito Del Rey. Transportation was very smooth and easy to find them. If you want to feel comfortable and visit Caminito Del Ray without planning everything yourself, then definitely book this trip

The very well organized tour, with explanations, anecdotes and curiosities that made it tremendously enjoyable. Highly recommended.

Fabulous experience, made better by the efficient and professional tour operators who run this trip. Definitely not to be missed!!

It was a great experience! Gabriela is super personable, we had fun! And thanks to Pedro the driver.