The 3-hour walk has very few stairs and leads level through the canyon. In some places, the canyon is only 10 metres wide. I recommend to buy the combined ticket and bus ticket. For some reason you need to enter your passport number to book the tickets. And bring your passport and credit card with you on the trip.
There are many good restaurants here with great views of the waters, where you can enjoy a lunch after the hike. Dont want to miss your window of opportunity, right? Here, let the impressions settle over nice meal on a sun-soaked terrace. The Caminito del Rey reopened in after extensive restoration.
The early morning sun shoots rays of light through the narrow gorge. The mist rising from the chilly river below rises through the gorge to be evaporated by the sun.
Awesome boardwalk through the narrow canyon. From the shadows and into the light. The steep drop is not half as scary as looking at the old walkway. The 'old' path can be seen just below.
Is this Spain’s most terrifying walkway?
A highlight is the steel suspension bridge with an open grid decking across the gorge, just next to the original emblematic aqueduct bridge. The path, originally built as workmen's access around , was improved and opened to the public in by King Alfonso XXIII hence the name the Kings little path. By the s the path had fallen into disrepair and was closed to the public.
This did not stop the adventurous and the foolhardy and it became known as 'the most dangerous path in the world' or even the 'walk of death'.
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There were several fatal falls in the s. A zip line was set up by local mountaineers in the s to help those that continued to walk the path and there were more fatal falls. The authorities had promised many times to restore the path, it was finally undertaken and reopened on on 28 March In total the path is 8.
See detailed route description. The Caminito del Rey path is a very popular tourist attraction, unique in Europe and although it has been called 'the scariest path in the world' it is perfectly safe although not recomended for those with vertigo.
Visitors numbers are limited to per half hour so it does not get too crowded. Standby tickets are also often available. See below about tickets. Review our selection of hotels - some are located within walking distance of the exciting cliffside walk. Search for and book your hostal or hostel in El Chorro.
Some are located within walking distance of the exciting cliffside walk. Leave the driving and the logistics to others, enjoy the walk, book a guided tour of Caminito del Rey with transfer from Costa del Sol.. Watch some interesting videos of the path.
Instructions – How to make your reservation for the Caminito del Rey
Booking here via Viator includes a full refund if cancelled more than 24hrs in advance. Everyday except Mondays. Caminito del Rey three hour group guided tour. Meet at El Kiosko restaurant near the start of the walk at hrs. This time is suitable for catching the train from Malaga city to El Chorro and the shuttle bus to El Kiosko.
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Thursday to Saturday. Caminito del Rey day tour with guide and transport from Costa del Sol to start of path and collection from exit. This tour helps you walk the path without any of the logistical complications. Wednesdays and Fridays or Saturdays.
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Caminito del Rey small group tour with guide and transport from Costa del Sol to start of path and collection from exit. Caminito del Rey private tour for just you and your party with knowledgeable guide. Pick up from established Costa del Sol Hotels, travel to start of path and collection from exit. Pick up from Seville city Hotels, travel to start of path and collection from exit. Caminito del Rey private tour for just you and your party with knowledgable guide.
Also Chiclana, Sanlucar de Barrameda or Rota with an extra fee. Travel to start of path and collection from exit. Rock climbers may still access the area at any time and must register and show their climbing insurance at the information offices. You can also pay the bus driver on the day.
When booking you must choose a start time see opening hours above in half hour intervals. Tickets are currently released up to end of October Due to the walk's popularity it is difficult to obtain last minute Caminito del Rey tickets. Most times are booked out about a month in advance. Tour providers have a separate allocation and may have different availability. Some local business and hotels have a ticket allocation.