Day trip

From Ardales: Half-Day Excursion to the Caminito del Rey

From Ardales: Half-Day Excursion to the Caminito del Rey

From £25.45 per person

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.

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Duration 4 hours
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Spanish, English


  • 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. 
  • Spanish and English-speaking guide
  • Entrance to the Caminito del Rey
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    • Wheelchair users
    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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    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

    Not allowed

    • Pets
    • Smoking
    • Selfie sticks

    Know before you go

    • Children under 8 years old cannot participate in this tour
    • The excursion must leave with a minimum of 4 people. In the event that the minimum required is not reached, we will contact you to change the reservation for another day, or offer a full refund if not possible
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.7 /5

    based on 1542 reviews

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    A little disorganized when you get there as to where to go on the road leading to the Kiosk, but we just asked the closest guide for the tour ahead of us who told us to wait for the English speaking guide. Our guide, Carlos, was very informative and had been doing this for 13 years so he knew a lot and had great information. This tour was strenuous at times and got so bring water and even a small snack to keep up your energy. Not recommended for anyone fearful of heights or anyone who can’t keep up with walking, in a wheelchair or kids. But, it was the most amazing experience- almost like a Spanish Grand Canyon! Totally exhilarating and highly recommended!

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    23 September 2021

    We booked an English guided tour, but ended in a fully Spanish group as the only foreigners. The guide did her utmost best, but spended not more than 5% of her time to us. The tour and the viuws itself were overwelming. A refreshment at the end was more than welcome.

    17 September 2021

    This was a great experience. The views are breathtaking and would definitely do it again. Having a guide was nice at the start of the tour as we could learn more details about the trail and the canyons. He mainly spoke Spanish,but he then summarized it for us in English as well,which was more than fine. Later on we separated from him as he remained behind with the last people of the group,so basically we didn't learn much more about the last part of the trail. Would recommend the trip/ trail to anyone!!

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    12 September 2021

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