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  1. Spain
  2. Andalusia
  3. Malaga
  4. Guadalhorce

From Costa del Sol: Caminito del Rey Tour with Guide

Product ID: 191894
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Enjoy the most popular activity in the region. Walk the path across the El Chorro Gorge along the Caminito del Rey. Your guide will explain the details of this incredible piece of engineering.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Trek along the El Chorro cliffs gangway
  • Enjoy a very safe 2.5 hour nature walk
  • Learn from your passionate guide
Full description
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 de Rey, after many year of total abandonment, is now a rebuilt path that stretches between two gorges or canyons and a large valley. It is safe and comfortable to walk as most of the path is flat or downhill. The route goes in one direction downhill from the north to the south. The bus will be waiting at the exit point. Once the group in on board the coach, you will return to the Costa del Sol and be dropped off at your pickup point.
Includes
  • Transportation in a comfortable modern bus
  • Entrance fee to the Caminito del Rey
  • Tour guide
  • Light breakfast before the walk
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point
Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Children under 8 years old are not permitted to join the tour
• Walking sticks and selfie sticks are not permitted on the trek
• Please wear walking shoes not flip-flops
• Please bring a coat during the winter
• Please note that the path may close without prior warning due to safety reasons or strong winds or rain and of this happens you will receive a full refund or be able to change your tour date
• A small backpack is useful to carry a small bottle of water, some nuts or fruits
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.5 / 5
based on 55 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.5/5
Organization
4.4/5
Value for money
4.1/5
Safety
4.7/5

Organized by

Rios Travel

Product ID: 191894