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  1. Spain
  2. Andalusia
  3. Fuengirola
  4. Caminito del Rey

From Costa del Sol: Caminito del Rey with Tapas

Product ID: 181529
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Take a thrilling journey across the El Chorro Gorege along the Caminito del Rey, the King's path. Enjoy delicious tapas at the end of the tour.
About this activity
Duration 8 - 10 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Spanish, Czech, English, French, German
Cancellation policy
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Experience

Highlights
  • Trek along the cliff walls of the El Chorro Gorge
  • Enjoy a safe and easy 2.5-hour walk
  • Admire the impressive landscape
Full description
Start your day with pick-up at different points of the Costa del Sol and depart for Ardales. Stop for breakfast along the way at the Venta El Cruce, 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 reservoirs. El Chorro means "the Spurt": your guide will explain why.

El Caminito de Rey is nowadays a rebuilt path that stretches between two gorges, canyons and a large valley, along pathways or boardwalks. It is safe and comfortable to walk as most of the path is flat or downhill. The route goes in one direction, downwards from the north to the south. 

Your bus will be waiting near the exit point, but before driving back to the Costa del Sol, you will try some local tapas from a small bar close by. Once this light lunch is over, travel back to Costa del Sol and be dropped off at your pickup point.
Includes
  • Tour guide
  • Transportation by comfortable modern bus
  • Entrance fee to the Caminito del Rey
  • 4 local tapas as a light lunch
What’s Not Included
  • Breakfast
  • Additional drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People afraid of heights

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point
Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
Not allowed
  • Selfie sticks
Know before you go
• Please wear walking shoes - flip-flops should not be worn
• Please bring a coat during the winter
• Children under 8 years old are not permitted to join the tour
• Please note that the path may close without prior warning, in the case of weather conditions such as strong winds or rain
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.6 / 5
based on 370 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.6/5
Organization
4.5/5
Value for money
4.3/5
Safety
4.8/5

Organized by

Rios Travel

Product ID: 181529