Caminito del Rey day trip

The Caminito del Rey hike combines ethereal beauty and fearsome heights to pump your heart.

While its towering heights will race your adrenaline, its nearby scenery will immerse you. 

To explore Caminito del Rey, we’d suggest booking a full-day trip to truly appreciate the beauty and the engineering feat that the King’s Little Path is. 

Those still on the fence about getting a day trip to Caminito del Rey from  Malaga should read how to reach Caminito del Rey for more details.

The short answer to your dilemma is to buy day trip tickets for Caminito del Rey Trip. 

Many options available for Caminito del Rey day trips will fit your itinerary and offer you fantastic value for money. 

So, let’s look at a few handpicked Caminito del Rey day tickets

The popular day trips to Caminito del Rey are the Malaga to Caminito day trips or the Caminito del Rey from Seville, book now to experience this stunning attraction!

From Málaga: Caminito del Rey full-day tour

Most people visiting Caminito del Rey come from Malaga, which is considerably far from it. 

So, a Caminito del Rey day trip from Malaga is the perfect ticket for you to make this journey hassle-free. 

Experience a thrilling Caminito del Rey hike while enjoying some spectacular views of the surrounding landscape that will leave you speechless. 

Walk along the El Caminito del Rey 100 meters above the Guddalhorce River to test your metal and experience an adrenaline rush. 

Discover the Conde de Guadalhorce dam, Desfiladero de Los Gaitanes canyon, and Guddalhorce River’s history from your guide, who speaks English and Spanish. 

Follow the path hanging 100 meters above the ground, which is merely a meter wide from 3 km, to witness the mesmerizing beauty of the surrounding landscape. 

Learn the importance of El Caminito del Rey and why it is called King’s Little Path, along with other fascinating anecdotes on this adventure-filled Caminito del Rey day trip. 

What’s included: 

  • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach/bus. 
  • Bilingual live tour guide who can speak English and Spanish. 
  • Guided tour of Caminito del Rey. 
  • Entrance fee of the Caminito del Rey. 

Things to know: 

  • This activity is not suitable for children below 8 and pregnant women. 
  • It is also not ideal for people with altitude sickness, vertigo, and dizziness. 
  • It is essential to wear comfortable clothing and shoes. 
  • You need to bring your water and snacks. 
  • Please note that there are no toilets along the path. 

Day trip from Malaga to Caminito del Rey prices: 

Visitor Type Price 
Adult ticket ( 8 to 99 years) €59 (US$ 65) 

You can book a similar tour of Caminito del Rey from Malaga. It is a 7-hour round-trip that will start a little late in the day, from 10.30 am in comparison to early morning at 8.30 am. 

It will be more economical and offer almost all similar facilities such as guided tours and bilingual tour guides. 

Or, you can book a similar Caminito del Rey day trip from Seville

Ardales: Caminito del Rey private walking tour

You can take this private tour and avoid the surrounding crowds and noise. It will allow you to hike the fantastic Caminito del Rey tour at your own pace. 

A guide on this hike will tell you all about the fascinating history, culture, and other stories of the region, trails, and climbers. 

Trek across the Conde del Guadalhorce reservoir and soak up stunning landscapes and serene views from start to finish. 

Follow a wooden walkway pinned on the walls of the magnificent gorge above the ground at some significant heights with a licensed guide leading the way. 

Continue past the Gaitanejos and Gaitanes gorges and by the Hoyo Valley with plenty of time to stop and take in the views. 

Cross the hanging bridge and appreciate the truly unique but beautiful landscape formation surrounding you before finishing the trek. 

This tour is one of the best day trips from Malaga or Day trips out of Malaga, offering you a private guided experience.

What’s included: 

  • Private walking tour 
  • It has a licensed tour guide fluent in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Czech, Polish, and Slovak. 
  • Caminito del Rey entry ticket 
  • Safety helmet

Things to know: 

  • This activity is for children below 8 and pregnant women. 
  • The Caminito del Rey hike is not for visitors with mobility impairments, such as wheelchair users. 
  • You must bring a passport or valid ID, snacks, and water. 
  • You must wear closed-toe hiking shoes and comfortable clothes appropriate to the hike and weather conditions. 
  • You can’t carry a selfie stick, walking stick, or tripod with you on this Caminito del Rey tour. 
  • You can schedule the tour at 8.30 am, 11 am, or 1 pm.

Ardales: Caminito del Rey private walking tour price: 

Visitor Type Price 
Adult ticket ( 8 to 99 years) €158 (US$ 174) 

Caminito del Rey day trip from Cordoba 

This Caminito del Rey hike is a full-day trip with adventure, thrill, and fantastic scenery. 

Experience an unparalleled adventure on this Caminito del Rey hike as you cross stunning footpaths 300 meters high in the Desfiladero de Los Gaitanes Canyon. 

Explore the path King Alfonso XIII made, which is now visited by millions yearly from around the globe, just to witness the unfiltered beauty of the surrounding landscape and unmatched trails. 

Venture out on a pathway that stands out between Alora, Ardales, and Antequera in the famous mountains Sierra de Huma. 

Learn about history, nature, fascinating anecdotes about the landscape, and stories about various climbers from your guide. 

Stop now and then to snap and photo that will capture the unforgettable moment to reminisce about later. 

What’s included: 

  • Entry fee of Caminito del Rey. 
  • A specialized official tour guide. 
  • Guided tour. 
  • Transfer facility. 
  • Pick-up and drop-off from the meeting point. 

Things to know: 

  • This tour is not suitable for children below 8 years and pregnant women. 
  • It is not for people with back problems, heart conditions, and severe health problems. 
  • Guests should have a moderate physical level of fitness.
  • This tour is also not suitable for people with mobility impairment. 
  • This tour/day trip will have a maximum of 25 travelers. 

Caminito del Rey day trip from Cordoba price: 

Visitor Type Price 
Adult ticket (12 to 90 years) €300 (US$ 332)
Child ticket (9 to 11 years)€75 (US$ 83)

From Malaga: Day Trip to Gibraltar

Explore fantastic scenery and a beautiful and unique multicultural mix of Gibraltar at your own pace on a Malaga to Gibraltar day trip. 

This Malaga Gibraltar day trip strikes an outstanding balance between structured tour activity and free time for you to do things in the destination on your own. 

Begin your day with a pleasant bus ride to witness the gorgeous Danish coastline of Vista del Sol.

On your way, listen to your guide’s commentary surrounding Gibraltar. 

You will get to climb the top of the fortified Rock of Gibraltar for unmatched views of the narrow strait connecting Europe and Africa.

Now there are rare and beautiful views awaiting you to remember for life! 

Next, meet the Barbary macaques and explore the cave of San Miguel. To chill and kick back, you can stroll down the scenic streets of Gibraltar for lunch and shopping. 

This day trip is perfect for those who want to immerse themselves in Gibraltar’s unparalleled scenery and multicultural beauty. 

What’s included: 

  • Round-trip minibus transportation for a day trip to Gibraltar from Málaga. 
  • Multilingual guide is proficient in English, Spanish, and French. 
  • Entrance fee to San Miguel Cave 
  • Access to the Peninsula de Cal Nature Reserve. 
  • Free time for duty-free shipping.

Things to know: 

  • This tour is wheelchair accessible. 
  • It is a 10-hour long tour involving multiple destinations. 
  • You need to carry a valid passport or ID. 
  • You can choose from four pick-up locations: Malaga city center, Torremolinos, Benalmadena, and Fuengirola. The ticket prices remain the same for all the pickup spots. 

From Malaga: Day Trip to Gibraltar price:

Visitor type Price 
Adult ticket (13 years and above)€65 (US$ 71)
Children’s ticket (3 to 12 years)€49 (US$ 54)
Infant ticket (up to 2 years)Free


How to get to El Caminito del Rey from Malaga?

Malaga is about 70 km (45 miles) from Caminito del Rey. You can catch a train in Malaga at Maria Zambrano station to El Chorro.  Learn how to reach in more detail.

Most prefer the Caminito del Rey transfer tour from Malaga to avoid all traveling hassles, which costs €55 (US$ 60). It is a guided tour with interesting Caminito del Rey facts

You can also book an Adventure tour and Caminito del Rey food-inclusive tour to enhance your experience further.

How long is the guided tour of Caminito del Rey?

The guided tour is one of the most value-for-money and recommended Caminito del Rey tours

On average, a Caminito del Rey guided tour lasts approximately 3-4 hours and has fascinating tales of its history. 

Visitors wanting to spice up their experience should consider getting one of the many exciting Caminito del Rey adventure tours.

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