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From Málaga: Caminito del Rey Guided Tour with Bus

Activity provider: Áloratur

From Málaga: Caminito del Rey Guided Tour with Bus

Activity provider: Áloratur
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Experience the extraordinary Caminito del Rey with transportation from Málaga and a local guide. Enjoy the scenery, the river, the flora and fauna, and learn interesting facts on this unique walk.

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Experience

Highlights
  • Feel the thrill of walking an aerial path over the Gorge of Gaitanes
  • Listen to facts behind the construction and use of the walkway from a guide
  • Be suspended 100 meters up against the walls of the gorge
  • Walk on mountain paths and suspended walkways on a safe and scenic trail
  • Benefit from comfortable round-trip transportation from Málaga
Full description

Hike Caminito del Rey, a suspended walkway surrounded by a scenic landscape, with a guide on a trip from Málaga. Along the route, learn the real story behind the construction of this great work of engineering.

Hop aboard a bus from Málaga and travel to Ardales. Receive a safety briefing from your guide and strap on your helmets. Start the one-way hike of Caminito del Rey at the North access and make your way to the South access.

Pass by mountains that emerged millions of years ago and vertical canyons born by the force of the Guadalhorce River. Listen to stories of adventurers and climbers. Hear about the visit of one of the most powerful men in the history of Spain, King Alfonso XIII. The trail has a length of 4.8 miles (7.7 kilometers) but is a simple walk, especially with your guide keeping you company. At the end of the trail, return to your bus and be driven back to Málaga.

Includes
  • Entry fee to Caminito del Rey
  • English or Spanish-speaking guide
  • Bottle of water
  • Transportation from Málaga
  • Use of a sports helmet
  • Cardio-protected visit (guide carries a defibrillator)
  • Meals
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with altitude sickness
  • People with pre-existing medical conditions
Covid-19 precautions
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
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • All participants must also bring a valid form of ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, identity card, student card, etc)

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Meeting point

Meet at Malaga Train Station, by the bus stop located at 2 Heroe de Sostoa Street. Look for your guides wearing red Aloratur jackets.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Closed-toe shoes
  • ID card, copy accepted
  • Face mask or protective covering

Not allowed

  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
  • Selfie sticks
  • Alcohol and drugs

Know before you go

  • Children under the age of 8 years old are not permitted
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 541 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    4.9/5

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The whole tour was greatly organized. After arrival we split into 3 groups and got some water. Our guide Jose Miguel was the best guide you can wish for. He talked in fun and engaging way, took photos for everyone and even sprayed us with some water for a refreshment on the hot day Caminito del Rey itself offers beautiful views and the hike was very easy (if you need a physical challenge this is not it).

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June 1, 2022

Excellent tour with excellent guides. A young fun tour guide Fran was with us on the bus. He gave us information about the walk itself and the villages we passed along the way. We were then split into 2 groups where i was in a group lead by Ian. Very knowledgeable person who, originally from London, has lived in the area for the past 20+ years and gave us lots of information about the history of the dam, the flora and fauna of the area and how the canyon itself came to exist. Plenty of time after the walk for a rest down, beer or refreshment. Overall the tour took just over 6 hours. If looking for a fun day trip from Malaga with spectacular views, i'd definitely recommend this tour. Greetings from Ireland sláinte

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May 18, 2022

Really enjoyed the whole trip from beginning to end. Everything was well organised. Our guide Jose Miguel had great stories and lived near the place. You could really see that he was passionate about it. There was plenty of time to take pictures and the views were amazing. Book in the afternoon so you don't have to walk in the hot sun. It was a once in a lifetime experience!

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May 17, 2022

Product ID: 207921