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From Málaga: Caminito del Rey Small-Group Tour with Picnic

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Activity provider: MALAGA ACTIVA TOURS

From Málaga: Caminito del Rey Small-Group Tour with Picnic

Activity provider: MALAGA ACTIVA TOURS

From US$ 62.89 per person

See some of the main sights of the Caminito del Rey on a day trip from Málaga. Join a local guide and visit local villages, and stop for a picnic lunch in a national park.

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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Hike through the beautiful gorges of Caminito del Rey
  • Enjoy a picnic in the national park
  • Learn the history, culture and geography of the area
  • Benefit from a small group tour with a maximum of 8 people
Full description
Depart from Málaga city center in an air-conditioned van and head towards the dam of Conde del Guadalhorce. On the way, you’ll cross the Guadalhorce Valley, a region famous for its production of citrus trees. Ascend into the Sierra de Alcaparaín and past several quaint villages. Hike from the dam to the beginning of the Caminito del Rey. Discover more about the geology of the natural park, the plants and animals of the Mediterranean, the surrounding landscape, and the local way of life. Stop to take photos at the most breathtaking viewpoints. Enjoy a delicious picnic lunch within the national park, including local delicacies. Once your hiking is done for the day, take the van back to central Málaga.
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned van
  • Picnic, fruit & water
  • Expert guide with knowledge of local geography and geology
  • Caminito del Rey entrance ticket
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • People with vertigo
  • Children under 8 years
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

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Meeting point

Meet at the entrance to the Cafeteria Violeta Cuisine. Your guide will meet you there with the van.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • High-heeled shoes
  • Walking sticks
  • Sandals or flip flops
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 89 reviews

Review summary

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What a mass of hysteria at the start of this walk. Due to problems with the radio reception, an official (large) group led by a guide left there too late. And the next big group right after us. It was thanks to our sympathetic guide that this walk turned out to be a beautiful experience. He decided to stop and leave the group behind us. After that we were able to enjoy the beautiful surroundings in reasonable rest. And we got to hear the interesting history about this place.

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March 10, 2022

First of all: the actual goal, i.e. the Camino del Rey, is always worth doing this tour. Everything went well and after almost exactly 6 hours we were back. Our guide Pablo was just great. However, I had booked the small group tour at a higher price. And the ride in a large 50-seater (half occupied) and the group size of 9 people were borderline for me. It would have done the same for 20% less.

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November 17, 2021

It was great fun joining the little group of eight! Alfonso was very informative and let us know about various things (history, surroundings, etc). He gave us just the right amount of information compared to some tour guides who can easily drift off for quite a while making it a tedious experience, but this wasn’t the case with Alfonso. He was very easy to talk to and we enjoyed our chats with him! I definitely recommend everyone to join him on this great little adventure!

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September 4, 2021

Product ID: 385872