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Caminito del Rey Tickets
Caminito del Rey Tickets

Caminito del Rey Tickets

And How to Find Tickets if it's Sold Out

(Plus, The Top-Rated Guided Tours)

Caminito del Rey Tickets
** Caminito del Rey Tickets and How to Purchase!

Are you looking for Caminito del Rey tickets? You've come to the right place!

Read below to find out where to buy Caminito del Rey tickets AND if tickets are SOLD OUT, where you can get more...




Where to Buy Caminito del Rey Tickets?

There are two ways to buy Caminito del Rey tickets, from the official website and from top tour operators who buy tickets in bulk and offer private and group tours.

  1. Official website: Caminito del Rey tickets can be purchased online through the official website. The website allows you to select the day and time of your visit, as well as the number of tickets you require (max is 10 per person).

  2. Online tour Operator: Many of the top tour companies in the area buy tickets in bulk and sell them online as group tours. You have the option of taking a private tour or a small group tour. If the official Caminito del Rey tickets are sold out... this is a GREAT option!

    The tours are highly rated and can be taken from Malaga, Granada, or Seville. (More on this below)

⭐ Please note that due to their popularity it is advisable to book your tickets well in advance, especially during high season. It's also important to read the information on the website carefully, including the safety guidelines and requirements, as the walk can be challenging and is not suitable for everyone.


El Caminito del Rey Tickets ➜ Prices

General Ticket * 10,00 €

Official Guided Visit * 18,00 €

Children (8+) * 10,00 €

Un-official Guided Tour ** ~ 65.00 €


* Do NOT include transportation, gas, lunch, parking, return shuttle
** The un-official guided tours DO include transportation, gas, lunch, parking, return shuttle (tours vary read details)

How to Buy an official Caminito del Rey Ticket!

You can buy Caminito del Rey tickets through their official website:
https://www.caminitodelrey.info

Here is a step-by-step guide for purchasing tickets: (⭐ If tickets are sold out continue reading to learn how to obtain tickets from other vendors)

  • Go to the Caminito del Rey website and select the language you prefer.

  • You will need to register with your personal details.

  • Once you have registered, you will receive an email to validate your account. If you don't receive the email, check your spam folder.

  • Select the date and time you wish to visit. Note that tickets are sold for specific time slots and you MUST arrive 30 minutes BEFORE your chosen time slot.

  • Select the number of tickets you want and click "Book Now". (max 10)

  • Enter your personal details including your name, email and phone number.

  • Review your booking details to ensure they are correct.

  • Select your payment method and enter your payment details.

  • Click "Pay Now" to complete your booking.

  • Once you've purchased your tickets, you'll receive a confirmation email with your booking details. Be sure to bring your confirmation email with you when you arrive at the Caminito del Rey, as you'll need it to access the trail.


Caminito del Rey Tickets ➜ Alternative Sites?

The official website of the Caminito del Rey is the recommended place to buy tickets for the trail and it's cheaper. However, if you read our guide to Caminito del Rey prices, you will see that the price of spending a day on the Caminito del Rey on your own is not much different from the price of the tour if you include your transport, food, parking, shuttle, etc.

Below, you will find our selection of the BEST guided tours to the Caminito del Rey. These tours are available through Viator, which is a well-known and respected TripAdvisor company.

We have noted which cities the group tours depart from and whether they are small groups or private tours. If you click on "View Full Description" you can read traveller reviews and see additional photos of the tour.


Here are more options for buying Caminito del Rey tickets:

1
Caminito del Rey Small Group Tour from Malaga with Picnic

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Tour Description
CAMINITO DEL REY TICKETS

We are the best way to discover Caminito del Rey avoiding the crowds and big groups. We are the only tour that includes a picnic with local products. Small group (8 people max.) with independent travelers. Lots of fun guaranteed. Visit the Natural Park during the less busy hours. The guide is an expert in geography and geology....   Show full description

Important Note:

This is a Small Group Tour (8 people max) and leaves from: MALAGA

What's Included: Caminito del Rey Tickets, Local guide expert in Geography and Geology, Air-conditioned Transportation, Bottled water and Picnic with Local Products, Parking, Shuttle Bus, Cancellation up to 24 hours in Advance

tour stars Stars: 4.9   |  
Reviews: 137   |  
🏆 Badge of Excellence   |  
📍 Malaga (Province)


2
Caminito del Rey Trekking from Seville

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Tour Description
CAMINITO DEL REY TICKETS

On Tuesdays and Fridays you will enjoy a tour of the Caminito in the morning. Afterwards we will have free time to enjoy lunch and return to Seville in the afternoon. On Sunday we will make a stop in the monumental town of Osuna. We will arrive in Ardales where you will have free time for lunch and then we will do the Caminito in the afternoon, returning to Seville in the evening. Osuna: One hour from the capital is this stately town declared a Historic-Artistic Site. We will see beautiful build...   Show full description

Important Note:

This is a Small Group Tour and leaves from: SEVILLE

What's Included: Caminito del Rey Tickets, Driver / Professional Guide, Air-conditioned Transportation, Parking, Shuttle Bus, Cancellation up to 24 hours in Advance

tour stars Stars: 4.5   |  
Reviews: 147   |  
🏆 Badge of Excellence   |  
📍 Granada (Province)


3
Guided Tour to Caminito del Rey from Malaga

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Tour Description
CAMINITO DEL REY TICKETS

We will start the tour with pick-up with transport at an agreed starting point. We will visit Caminito del Rey accompanied by a local guide. The Caminito del Rey consists of 7,7 kms between walkways and trails crossing at the end of the route over a 105 mts high suspension bridge over the Desfiladero de los Gaitanes. We will return to the meeting point to resume the return trip. ...   Show full description

Important Note:

This is a Small Group Tour and leaves from: MALAGA

What's Included: Caminito del Rey Tickets, Local Guide, Air-conditioned Transportation, Breakfast (Coffee and Toast), 1-Hour Visit to Ardales, Parking, Shuttle Bus, Cancellation up to 24 hours in Advance

tour stars Stars: 4.5   |  
Reviews: 113   |  
📍 Malaga (Province)


4
Caminito del Rey private walking tour

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Tour Description
CAMINITO DEL REY TICKETS

Embark on an extraordinary trekking adventure at El Caminito del Rey, a mesmerizing activity set in a magical location. Prepare to be amazed by the daring walkway, captivating gorges, breathtaking canyon, and the thrilling hanging bridge. This private tour goes beyond a simple trek; it's an immersive exploration of nature and history. Discover the secrets of El Caminito del Rey with your private guide, ensuring a unique and enriching experience, offering insights into the awe-inspiring beauty o...   Show full description

Important Note:

This is a Private Tour and meets in: ARDALES - Start of the Caminito del Rey

What's Included: Caminito del Rey Tickets, Local Guide, Cancellation up to 24 hours in Advance

tour stars Stars: 4.7   |  
Reviews: 49   |  
📍 Malaga (Province)


5
Caminito del Rey Tour Direct from Malaga

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Tour Description
CAMINITO DEL REY TICKETS

Join us on this full day excursion to Caminito del Rey from Costa del Sol where you can enjoy the views of the Andalusian white villages along the way. In addition, you will be able to recharge your batteries and get to know the picturesque town of Ardales before starting the hiking route. Enjoy an amazing experience and spectacular views along Caminito del Rey. Learn about the history of once considered world’s most dangerous pathway. Get on your walking shoes!...   Show full description

Important Note:

This is a Small Group Tour and leaves from: MALAGA

What's Included: Caminito del Rey Tickets, Local Guide, Air-conditioned Transportation, Stops in Ardales, Cancellation up to 24 hours in Advance

You must confirm your booking the day before to ensure on time pick-up. This tour also allows larger groups so the drive back can take longer for drop-offs.

tour stars Stars: 4   |  
Reviews: 336   |  
📍 Malaga (Province)


6
Caminito del Rey and Ardales Guided Tour from Costa del Sol

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Tour Description
CAMINITO DEL REY TICKETS

If you are looking for an amazing experience with spectacular views, visit the breathtaking path of El Caminito del Rey 'The King’s Little Pathway.' Walk along the narrow bridge suspended over the Guadalhorce river. Make the most of your time with a 10-hour day-trip from convenient central Costa del Sol pickup points. Tour includes round-trip transportation by air-conditioned coach, entrance fees and guided tour at El Caminito del Rey, and the assistance of your multilingual driver/guide.  ...   Show full description

Important Note:

This is a Group Tour with pick-up in: MARBELLA, MALAGA, FUENGIROLA, TORREMOLINOS

What's Included: Caminito del Rey Tickets, Local Guide, Air-conditioned Transportation, 1-Hour Visit to Ardales, Parking, Shuttle Bus, Cancellation up to 24 hours in Advance

tour stars Stars: 4.1   |  
Reviews: 76   |  
📍 Granada (Province)


7
Caminito del Rey: Day trip from Granada

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Tour Description
CAMINITO DEL REY TICKETS

Discover the famous attraction Caminito del Rey, only one hour away from Granada. This important footbridge delights visitors, who are able to know its history and the nature around from 300 meters height during our guided tour. We offer you to to walk with us on this stunning footpath at heights. At Desfiladero de los Gaitanes canyon, 300 meters high, we find the famous Caminito del Rey, the path that the King Alfonso XIII made known and that now is visited by thousands of people. Between Á...   Show full description

Important Note:

This is a Small Group Tour and leaves From: GRANADA

What's Included: Caminito del Rey Tickets, Driver / Professional Guide, Air-conditioned Transportation, Parking, Shuttle Bus, Cancellation up to 24 hours in Advance

tour stars Stars: 4.7   |  
Reviews: 15   |  
📍 Granada (Province)


Alternative Sites for Finding Caminito del Rey Tickets

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Camino del Rey Tickets

⭐ It's important to note that tickets for the Camino del Rey are LIMITED and can sell out quickly, especially during peak tourist periods. So it's best to book your tickets in advance to secure your place.

If you're still having trouble finding tickets, try these options:

1. Caminito del Rey ➜ Viator
2. Caminito del Rey ➜ GetYourGuide
3. Caminito del Rey ➜ Civitatis
4. Caminito del Rey ➜ Tiqets


Guide or No Guide - Pros & Cons

Whether or not to hire a guide when walking the Caminito del Rey is a personal decision, and there are both pros and cons to consider.

PROS of hiring a guide for the Caminito del Rey:

  • Safety: The Camino del Rey is a challenging route, and hiring a guide can help ensure your safety by providing information about the route, safety guidelines and assistance in the event of an emergency.

  • Navigation: The Caminito del Rey can be difficult to navigate, especially for first-time visitors. A guide can help you navigate the trail and avoid getting lost, which can save you time and ensure that you don't miss any important sights.

  • Knowledge: A guide can provide you with valuable insights and information about the history, culture, and geology of the area, which can enhance your experience and help you better appreciate the natural beauty and cultural significance of the trail.

  • Language: If you don't speak Spanish, hiring a guide who is fluent in both Spanish and your native language can make communication easier and help you get more out of your experience.

CONS of hiring a Caminito del Rey guide:

  • Cost: Hiring a guide can be expensive, especially if you're on a tight budget. But as you've seen above and here, the price for a GROUP guided tour is not much different overall.

  • Flexibility: When you hire a guide, you're on their schedule, and you may have less flexibility in terms of the pace and timing of your walk. If you prefer to walk at your own pace, hiring a guide may not be the best option.

  • Personal preference: Some people enjoy the challenge and adventure of exploring on their own and may not want the structure and guidance of a guide.

⭐ Hiring a guide can be a good option for those who want an extra layer of safety, guidance and information, especially if it's your first time walking the Caminito del Rey. However, if you prefer to walk at your own pace, are on a tight budget or simply enjoy the challenge of exploring on your own, hiring a guide may not be necessary.

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Caminito del Rey Tickets ➜ Trail Tips

When you arrive at the Caminito del Rey, you must show your ticket at the entrance to gain access to the trail. Here are some tips on how to present your Caminito del Rey ticket:

  • There are two entrances to the Caminito del Rey, you must use the northern entrance to the trail.

  • If you have purchased a Caminito del Rey ticket with an official guided tour, you must meet your guide at the designated meeting point (northern entrance).

  • Make sure you have your ticket confirmation with you, which can be in printed form or on your mobile phone, AND have a valid ID.

  • Children MUST be at least 8 years old to enter. They must present a valid photo ID to prove their age. If they do not have ID, they will forfeit their ticket and will not be allowed to enter.

  • When you present your ticket, you will be given a helmet and a 10 minute safety briefing.

  • You should arrive at the designated entrance at least 30-minutes before the time indicated on your ticket, to allow time for check-in, long lines, and to receive your safety equipment.

  • Remember: the walk from the parking area, through the tunnels, to the main entrance will take you about 20-25 minutes.


Caminito del Rey Tickets ➜ What's included?

A Camino del Rey ticket gives you access to the designated trail and includes a range of services and facilities to ensure your safety and comfort during your experience. These include:

  • Access to the trail: The ticket gives you with access to the Caminito del Rey, a famous trail that runs along the El Chorro gorge.

  • Safety equipment: The ticket includes the rental of a helmet, which is compulsory for all visitors.

  • Guided tour: The ticket may also include a guided tour, depending on the type of ticket purchased. The guided tour is led by an expert guide who will provide you with information about the history, culture, and natural environment of the area.

  • Shuttle service: Some ticket packages may include a shuttle service to take you to the trailhead and back to the parking areas. Tickets purchased through the official website do not include this service and the cost is £2.50 per person.

  • Insurance: Each visitor will be provided with civil liability insurance that covers any accident that may occur from the point of access to the promenade to the point of exit, provided that it is not caused by a failure to comply with the regulations in force or by the visitor's own fault.

Note: All tours are slightly different, so it's important to read all the information before booking.


Caminito del Rey Tickets ➜ Services?

The Caminito del Rey offers several services to visitors:

  • Visitor Center: The Caminito del Rey has a visitor center that provides information about the history, culture, and natural environment where you can learn more about the trail and the surrounding area.

  • Parking: There are three designated parking areas near the start and end of the trail. The parking lots are supervised and you can reserve a space online.

  • Toilets: There are toilets at the start and end of the trail. There are no toilets along the trail.

  • Refreshments: There are vending machines at the start of the trail that offer snacks and drinks. You can also bring your own food and drinks and picnic along the trail.

  • Guided Tours: Visitors can book a guided tour with an experienced guide who will provide information about the area and ensure the safety of the group.

  • Are there trash bins along the way? No, only at the entry and exit points. Any rubbish must be kept until you reach those points.


Bus Tickets Back to the Starting Point

Once you have completed the Caminito del Rey, you will exit the trail at the southern end (near the small town of El Chorro). About 300 meters away, you will find the shuttle bus that will take you back to the starting point.

The bus ticket costs 2.50 euros per person (not included in the ticket price) and can be purchased on the Caminito del Rey website, or on the bus (which must be paid in cash to the driver). CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS ARE NOT ALLOWED.

** Shuttle bus schedules may vary, so check the timetable in advance.

The Caminito del Rey is not a circuit, it is a linear route that runs from the north to the south. There is a shuttle service between the northern access point (Ardales) and the south access point (El Chorro).


Caminito del Rey Tickets - Frequently Asked Questions

How do I buy Caminito del Rey tickets?

To buy Caminito del Rey tickets, you can visit the official Caminito del Rey website and make an online booking. You can also purchase tickets in person at the ticket office. It is recommended that you book your tickets in advance to avoid any last minute hassle.

Can I buy Caminito del Rey tickets at the trailhead or do I need to buy them in advance?

It is highly recommended that you buy your Caminito del Rey tickets in advance, either online or at the ticket office. During high season, tickets may not be available at the ticket office due to high demand.

What types of Caminito del Rey tickets are available for purchase?

There are three types of ticket available for purchase: the general admission ticket, the official guided tour ticket, which includes a guide who will provide you with more information about the area, and the unofficial guided tour ticket, which can be purchased through third parties.

How much do Caminito del Rey tickets cost?

The price of Caminito del Rey tickets varies depending on the type of ticket and whether you choose to take a guided tour. As of 2024, the general admission ticket costs €10 and the guided tour ticket costs €18. The unofficial guided tours vary in price depending on the city they come from.

Is there a limit to the number of Caminito del Rey tickets I can buy?

Yes, you can only buy 10 Caminito del Rey tickets per person.

Can I change the date or time of my Caminito del Rey ticket once I have purchased it?

No, changes are not permitted. You can only change or get a refund if the park closes due to dangerous weather conditions.

Are there any discounts on Caminito del Rey tickets?

No, not at the moment.

What is the cancellation policy for Caminito del Rey tickets?

Caminito del Rey tickets are non-refundable. If you cancel or don't show up you will not receive a refund.

How do I receive my Caminito del Rey tickets once I have bought them online?

After purchasing your Caminito del Rey tickets online, an email confirmation will be sent to you with your ticket details. You can either print your ticket or show it on your mobile device at the entrance.

Can I buy Caminito del Rey tickets for a group?

Yes, you can buy Caminito del Rey tickets for a group. It is recommended that groups book in advance to ensure availability.

What happens if Caminito del Rey is closed due to bad weather on the day of my ticket reservation?

If Caminito del Rey is closed due to bad weather on the day of your ticket reservation, you will receive a full refund or the option to reschedule your visit for another day.

How far in advance should I purchase Caminito del Rey tickets?

It is recommended that you purchase your Caminito del Rey tickets as early as possible, during high season some people book their tickets 3 months in advance.

Can I buy Caminito del Rey tickets for a specific time slot?

Yes, Caminito del Rey tickets are sold for specific time slots. Visitors must arrive at the specified time and will not be allowed entry before or after the specified time slot.

What are the peak times for the Caminito del Rey and should I try to avoid them?

Peak times for the Caminito del Rey are generally between 10am and 2pm. It is recommended that you try to avoid these times as the trail can get very busy. Read our article on Opening Hours / Best Time to Visit

Is it possible to buy tickets for the Caminito del Rey on the day of my visit?

It may be possible to buy Caminito del Rey tickets for the same day, but it is unlikely. Availability cannot be guaranteed. It is best to buy tickets in advance.

Do children need tickets for the Caminito del Rey or do they get in free?

Children under the age of eight are not allowed on the trail for safety reasons. Children over the age of eight require a full price ticket.

Is there a senior discount on Caminito del Rey tickets?

No, there is currently no senior discount available.

Can I buy a Caminito del Rey ticket that includes transportation to the starting point?

Yes, some ticket options include transportation to and from the trailhead. See the tours above for more information.

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