Caminito del Rey Path: Full-Day Tour
- Duration: 8 hours
Visit the Caminito del Rey accompanied by a local companion. Walk across the 7.7 kilometers of footbridges and trails and cross the 105-meter high suspension bridge over the narrow gorge. Enjoy being surrounded by a natural and momentous landscape. Make a stop at a brilliant winery in Álora which specializes in unique red wine aged in oak wood. Learn about the fruits of the vine that grow under the Malaga Sun accompanied by homemade tapas and a drink.
Your walking tour begins at the Conde de Guadalhorce Dam, the main water reserve in the province of Malaga. From your guide you’ll learn about the history of the Desfiladero de los Gaitanes. This canyon, carved by the Guadalhorce River, is at the center of the province. The construction of a water channel from the reservoirs in the north to El Chorro included building a pathway for maintaining the channel. The path is known as El Caminito del Rey (the little pathway of the king), as it was inaugurated by King Alfonso XIII. The length of the path is about 3kms and it is less than 1m wide. It hangs 100m above the Guadalhorce River. Test your nerve on this high-up adventure! Having finished the breathtaking Caminito del Rey, the bus will take you to Álora, a little village outside of El Caminito del Rey. A local product tasting will take place in a local restaurant, with products like a...
The walk was great, amazing experience, not so much the lunch trap and the 3 hour plus ride home.
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The trip was a great way to see this amazing spot. Pick up was easy. Susanna was a lovely guide. Explaining the history on the bus was a good use of time. Because she was explaining in three languages it was difficult to get all the history in. Along the trail we heard other tours talking about the Nazi connection and the railroad link. If there’s not time to do this on the bus maybe while we are waiting at the restaurant. Going to the restaurant after the Caminito Del Ray was not a highlight for us as the trip home took so long, almost 3 hours because we had to drop everyone off along the way. I think going straight home would have been better.
Excellent day. The guide was really informative helpful and friendly. I was impressed by his fluency in 3 languages.
Meeting point niquel, the excursion was superb and the guides were very benevolent. Great experience!
Great place to visit - worth the trip. The coach was very comfortable with a friendly guide.
nice, the place is fabulous and our guide Vanessa was wonderful :)