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Malaga: Caminito del Rey Path Day Trip with Guide

Malaga: Caminito del Rey Path Day Trip with Guide

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Walk along El Caminito del Rey for a thrilling experience and some spectacular views. This high-up adventure takes you 328 feet above the river.

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Duration 8 hours
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  • Visit the Conde de Guadalhorce Dam, where your walking tour begins
  • Walk along El Caminito del Ray, 100 meters above the Guadalhorce River
  • Marvel at the spectacular views of the Desfiladero de los Gaitanes canyon
Full description

Choose your closest departure from Costa del Sol and board in an air-conditioned coach. Sit back and relax on the journey to Caminito del Rey.

Just 5.6 miles from Caminito del Rey, make a quick stop in the picturesque town of Ardales where you will have free time to visit it at your leisure. Stretch your legs and have a snack before starting the Caminito del Rey hiking trail.

Embark on a guided walk along the Caminito del Rey and enjoy views from 328 feet above the Guadalhorce River while learning about the history of the path from your guide.

Begin your walking tour at the Conde de Guadalhorce Dam, the main water reserve in the province of Malaga. Learn about the history of the Desfiladero de Los Gaitanes from your local guide. This canyon, carved by the Guadalhorce River, is at the center of the province. Inaugurated by King Alfonso XIII, the path known as El Caminito del Rey (the little pathway of the king) served as a maintenance route for the water channel from the reservoirs in the north to El Chorro. See how the length of the pathway is just under 2 miles and is less than 3 feet wide. It hangs 328 feet above the Guadalhorce River, walking along it will test your nerve on this high-up adventure.

  • Air-conditioned bus
  • Multilingual escort/guide
  • Entrance fee for the Caminito del Rey
  • Guided tour of the Caminito del Rey
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with vertigo
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • There are no toilets along the path
  • This tour may be canceled in instances of bad weather
  • Please contact Julià Travel 48 hours prior to your tour departure date to re-confirm your booking and pick-up point details
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 617 reviews

Review summary

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IMPORTANT, I had scheduled the exc at 8:55 a.m. and the bus appeared at 10 a.m. The day before by mail confirmed the schedule 8.55 hrs. No one informed us that they would be 1 hour late. As for the excursion, it was very interesting. I only bother the high high temperature. The guide made the exc slowly, which allowed us to recover. Only that he left us as soon as the tour ended and he only told us to continue 10/15 blocks and that we would arrive at the parking lot, without accompanying us. If what is a bit wrong are the last few steps at the end of the route; They are very small and little spaced. But that is not a problem of yours but of the infrastructure of the place.

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15 July 2022

Superb outing, I recommend. The landscapes are magnificent, we also had the chance to see the animals in their environment. The short stopover in Ardales was also nice. The village is pretty and we were able to walk around the small market and go up to visit the church. The only downside during the outing is that we did not have the small box with the earphone to hear our guide. This means that we have to pay the price of a guided tour but without a guide..

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2 July 2022

The tour through the Carmenito is really great, but the visit to Ardales can also be greatly reduced or omitted. But what really bothered us was the return journey: we stopped at different stops to let people off. The return trip took 3 hours! The entire day trip did not take 8 hours but 10.5 hours, we were only back at 8:30 p.m.

16 June 2022

Product ID: 107278