Caminito del Rey small-group tour from Malaga
Day trips & excursions

Caminito del Rey small-group tour from Malaga

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Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Depending on the season
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 7 hours
Do this because
  • Enjoy the amazing views during the trekking
  • Taste some of the best and most typical local products in Álora
  • Discover the Gorge Desfiladero de los Gaitanes canyon and get to know the Guadalhorce river
What to expect

If you are looking for an amazing experience along with spectacular views, come with us to visit the breathtaking path of El Caminito del Rey (The King’s Little Pathway). You will run this tour starting from Málaga taking the route A-357, the inland road. Once you arrive at the Conde de Guadalhorce Dam, the main water reserve in the province of Malaga, the guide will explain to 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. Its northern access 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 (The King’s Little Pathway) because King Alfonso XIII first opened it. This path, about 3 kilometers long, is stretched over a distance of less than 1 meter wide and hangs 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. After the breathtaking of El Caminito del Rey, the bus will take you to Álora, a little village on the surrounding El Caminito del Rey. A local products tasting will take place in a local restaurant where you will taste products such as almonds, oil, bread, wine and olives. After the tasting, you will enjoy free time in the village before finish the trip direction Málaga.

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What's included
  • Air-conditioned coach
  • Leading guide
  • Local guide
  • Admission to Caminito del Rey
  • Travel insurance
  • Local products tasting
What's not included
  • Lunch and drinks
Reduced price
  • Children (8-11 years): reduced

Avenida de Andalucía, 11, 29002 Málaga, Spain

Meeting point:

Avenida de Andalucia 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
  • We recommend visitors to bring water and some snacks
  • There are no toilets along the path
  • The tour could be canceled due to the bad weather
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  • From April to June: Thursday and Friday at 8.00am from Malaga
  • From July to October: Wednesday and Friday at 8.00am from Malaga
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.
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