Caminito del Rey day trip from Málaga
Day trips & excursions

Caminito del Rey day trip from Málaga

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Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Availability: see calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 8 hours
Do this because
  • Discover Gaitanes gorge's natural location
  • Explore the Conde de Guadalhorce Dam, the main water reserve in the province of Málaga
  • Admire the Gorge Desfiladero de los Gaitanes
What to expect

If you are looking for an amazing experience along with spectacular views, visit the breathtaking path of El Caminito del Rey (The King’s Little Pathway). From the meeting point in Malaga, you will take the route Ojen-Monda-Ardales.

Once you have arrived at the Conde de Guadalhorce Dam, the main water reserve in the province of Málaga, your guide will explain you all about the history of the Natural Area of Desfiladero de los Gaitanes. The Gorge Desfiladero de los Gaitanes is a canyon, carved by the river Guadalhorce, placed in the center of the province. The northern access to it is via Guadalhorce reservoirs and the southern is via El Chorro. The construction of a water channel from the reservoirs in the North to El Chorro was carried out together with a path for maintaining the channel. This one is known as El Caminito del Rey because it was first opened by King Alfonso XIII. This path, about 3 kilometers long, has stretched of less than one meter wide and it is hanging about 100 meters high above the Guadalhorce river. It has just been refurbished, and it goes along vertical walls and a footbridge over the gorge on the same waterway.

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What's included
  • Transportation on an air-conditioned coach.
  • Multilingual guide
  • Entrance fee for the Caminito del Rey
  • Guided tour of the Caminito del Rey
  • Tasting of local products
  • Travel insurance
What's not included
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
Reduced price
  • Children 8-11 years old
Where

Avda. de Andalucía , Málaga, Spain

Meeting point:

Avenida de Andalucía n/n. Bus Stop nº11, in front of Caixa Bank

What to remember
  • The estimated time for this route is between 2.5 hours and 3 hours walking, so it is essential to wear comfortable clothes and shoes
  • The entrance is forbidden for people aged less than 8 years old
  • This path is not recommended for people with reduced mobility, or for people who might suffer from dizziness
  • Bring water and some snacks
  • There are no toilets along the path
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When
  • See calendar for exact available dates and times
  • This tour starts at 8.45am
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Provider
Julia Travel
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 48 hours before the activity begins.
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