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

Málaga: Half-Day Excursion to the Caminito del Rey

Product ID: 99306
Journey along the incredible walkway of the Caminito del Rey on a spectacular route of vertiginous footbridges reaching 105 meters in height. Marvel at the steep walls of a narrow gorge in El Chorro, and take in the breathtaking landscape along the way.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the challenge of the dramatic Caminito del Rey walkaway
  • Marvel at the staggering views of the narrow canyon in the Gaitanes Gorge
  • Hear anecdotes and curiosities about the Caminito del Rey
  • Discover and visit the King's Chair
Full description
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 walkway. 
Includes
  • Spanish-speaking guide
  • Introduction in English
  • Entrance to the Caminito del Rey
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Shuttle bus (price not included: 1,55€)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Restaurante El Kiosko, Parque Ardales, Pantano El Chorro, s/n, 29550 Ardales, Málaga, Spain. You will see the tour guide at the door of El Kiosko Restaurant, with a teal flag or shirt, with the logo of the company 'Paseando por Europa'. Please don't go to the entrance of the El Caminito circuit without your guide, instead wait for the guide at the meeting point.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Selfie sticks
Know before you go
• Children under 8 years old cannot participate in this tour
• Please note, the tour guide will speak in Spanish for the majority of the tour. English tour guides will only be present for the introduction speech
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 1256 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.4 / 5
  • Organization
    4.3 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.3 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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Good fun, not too strenuous for a 77 year old.

Very enjoyable, excellent and friendly guide. My only gripe is to find at the other end when boarding the return bus we had to pay 1.50 euro for the return trip. Having spent £130 I thought that was not fair. Surely you could have included the return trip in the cost?

October 4, 2019

Such a fun excursion

We met our guide at the agreed upon meeting point. The Caminito del Rey was absolutely beautiful. A must see! Our guide was very informative, friendly and helpful. At the end of the trek, the buses to take us back to our meeting point, were at capacity. Our guide very generously took us to a local restaurant where we had lunch and the restaurant drove us back to the original meeting point. A great way to spend the day!

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May 30, 2019

We had a great time with our guide, Enrique. Thanks very much for an amazing experience!

March 13, 2020

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Paseando por Europa

Product ID: 99306