Coronavirus – Caminito del Rey closed

The Caminito del Rey will be closed from the 14th of March 2020

If you have tickets booked for these dates then visit the official website of the caminito del Rey to apply for a change of date or refund. (www.caminitodelrey.info)

If you are planning to visit the area around the Caminito del Rey in the coming weeks, please check with your hotel or tour provider as they will be able to give you current information.

On the World Health Organization website you can find information and guidance regarding the current outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that was first reported from Wuhan, China, on 31 December 2019. Please visit the WHO page for daily updates.

https://www.who.int/

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More than 75,000 tickets go on sale to visit Caminito del Rey this winter 2019

Today at 12 pm (26th august 2019) entry tickets are available on the official website for the Caminito del Rey for the months of November, December and January

It is recommended to book now and well in advance, as tickets are often sold out online very quickly.The daily quota of visits every day is limited to 1,100 tickets for security reasons and to preserve the natural site.

At the online booking system you have the option of choosing a general self guide admission (10 euros) or the guided tour option that is available in both English and Spanish (18 euros)

Best of luck!

Official website for tickets is here.
http://www.caminitodelrey.info

Caminito del Rey closed due to bad weather?

I have had hundreds of emails from people over the last few months stating that they arrived at the entrance of the Caminito only to find that it was closed… This was AFTER many of them had checked the official website, (The one where they booked and paid for their tickets) on the day of the walk and NO notice was posted to say that the pathway was closed… 🙁

So, what to do?… If you think that the weather might be bad then of course check the official website but I would say that the only real way to find out is to call them on the phone or write a message on their facebook page.. (The facebook page seems to answer messages a lot faster than emails) and, they do tend to post closure notices on the facebook page…

The phone number is… 902 78 73 25

You can get a refund if the walk is closed for some reason that is not your fault or you can change your ticket for a different date…. There is a deadline of 4 days from the date the Caminito del rey is closed… The claim form is at the bottom of this page at the official website https://reservas.caminitodelrey.info/canjeo-por-cierre/?lang=en

As of 25th of August 2019 it seems that refunds are NOT given…

From this page….
https://reservas.caminitodelrey.info/frequent-questions/?lang=en

What is the cancellation, exchange and / or return policy?

Tickets can not be changed by date or time. Tickets can only be changed in case of closure by security for visitors due to climatological reasons, rockfall or maintenance work.

The amount of the tickets will not be refunded.


And though the facebook page is in Spanish, you will be fine writing to them in English… https://www.facebook.com/caminitodelreyoficial/

Remember… If you do have a complaint about your Caminito del Rey experience, then tell them about it… Nothing gets changed for the better if we all stay silent.. 🙂

Also remember that the Caminito del Rey is closed on Mondays… It will close in very heavy rain, high winds and other inclement weather, and also when there is the danger of rockfalls or essential and urgent maintenence that needs to be carried out…

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