Finally, after years of waiting the day is come: El Caminito del Rey, once the most dangerous hiking trail in the world, has opened his gates to the public on the 25th of March 2015. This is made possible by the millions of investment of the Diputación de Málaga, municipalities and Junta de Andalucía. After years of preparation, but only a year of work, is the new walking path El Caminito del Rey in the small village of El Chorro opened.
Reservations are required!
You can book via the website some months ahead. The entrance fee is € 11.55 (including the bus ticket back).
Please note: any sort of highs and or depth fear can hinder walking this route!
Total length of the route is 7.7 km, divided into 4.8 km long access ways and 2.9 km long boardwalks.
As for the boardwalks, the most famous part of the trail, 2.9 km of their length between the entrance to them and the exit point, comprises 1.5 km long boardwalks, and 1.4 km long paths or forest walkways. Estimated time for the full length of the route (this is the way that comprises the two boardwalks, and the paths and the forest walkways that serve as the entrance to the area or its exit) is between three and four hours. Visitors should mind the long distance and the steep slopes that are to be covered in order to access the boardwalks.
There are two options to book your tickets:
- Book yourself by the official website of the Caminito del Rey
- If you have a reservation at our Bed & Breakfast or Villa Alegria you can order tickets using the button (below). we will order the tickets (if available) and they will be available upon arrival service cost € 2,00 p.p.).