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Via Ferrata El Chorro



Get to El Chorro on your own. Do the Via Ferrata in El Chorro which is located in the Paraje Natural Desfiladero de los Gaitanes, near the Caminito del Rey.
It has a K3 level, and all safety equipment is included.

What to see in Via Ferrata el Chorro

The Via Ferrata of El Chorro is located in the Paraje Natural del Desfiladero de los Gaitanes, in El Chorro, an area located in the Guadalhorce Valley and belonging to Álora, surrounded by gorges and walls. most significant climbing and mountaineering activities most visited in Europe. For this activity you don't need previous experience, although you do need to be in good health and be willing to experience the sensation of a new experience. adventure and adrenaline from the heights accompanied by specialised guides They will help you at all times and will explain every step we take, as well as telling you the best position for that photograph that will be remembered in this marvellous adventure. This Via Ferrata El Chorro has a K3 level.The length, rather than its difficulty, is quite comprehensive as it for 4 hours we will make a vertical section ascent by iron steps where we will be gaining height and atmosphere, integrates a zip line 35 metres, a Tibetan bridge of 15 metres and  a monkey bridge 30 metres high that will leave you in awe with views of the Encantadas reservoir, in the Chorro reservoir. There will be a short trekking on the descent back to our starting point, without missing out on the marvellous views towards the stone bridge that characterises the environment of the Caminito del Rey under the railway tracks, nature and its species that make this tour unforgettable. This activity takes place in small groups so that our guide is close to each participant and you feel as safe as possible.

Complete your experience with the Caminito del Rey with a guided tour. 

If you want to complete your visit to the natural environment of El Chorro, don't miss another of its adrenaline-filled attractions, the Caminito del Rey, gets your tickets for the Caminito del Rey with guided tour here. Considered one of the most dangerous trails in the world.
  • Specialised Spanish and English speaking instructors.
  • One 0.50cl bottle of water at the start and one drink per person at the end of the activity.
  • High quality material: helmet, harness, double pulley for steel cables, gloves and ferrata kit with dissipator.
  • Active Tourism Liability Insurance.
  • Photos for download.
  • Free parking.
  • Food and Drink
  • Tickets not listed above

A minimum of 2 participants can be requested for this activity.


  • Closed shoes, preferably mountain shoes.
  • Appropriate sportswear
  • Sun protection
  • Water
  • Mid-morning snack
  • Small backpack

We recommend:

  • Be physically fit for the activity.
  • Not suffer from vertigo
  • Weigh no more than 100kg
  • Minimum age 16 years.

Details of the excursion

  • Adults (+18 years): 74€.
  • Children (16-18 years old accompanied by an adult): 74€.
  • No entry for children under 15 years old.

Summer Season (1 May to 30 September):

  • Monday to Sunday at 9:00 a.m.

Winter Season (1 October to 30 April):

  • Monday to Sunday at 11:00 a.m.
English, Spanish

🚩El Chorro - meeting at the Tourist Complex of the Gorge

  • 4 hours Via Ferrata El Chorro - Caminito del Rey route

🚩 Caminito del Rey South Access in El Chorro

Complejo Turístico Rural de la Garganta - El Chorro (southern access Caminito del Rey)

Cancel free of charge up to 36 hours before departure and receive a full refund. If you cancel with less time, arrive late or do not show up, no refund will be offered. If, on the other hand, the company cancels the activity due to not meeting the minimum number of people registered, 3 people, the clients who have already booked will receive a full refund. This activity is subject to favourable weather conditions.


No, it is not accessible. Please check availability in advance

  • Bringing a mask is compulsory when using the bus. According to Royal Decree 286/2022.
  • Hydroalcoholic liquid on the bus for all passengers.

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You can get there either by suburban train and get off at the El Chorro train station stop Don't worry about where to park your car! You can park it in the parking lot at the free parking area in the surroundings of the Rural Tourist Complex La Garganta, at the southern access to the Caminito del Rey: El Chorro. 

The Via Ferrata El Chorro has a duration of 4 hours, depending on the pace of each person.

No previous climbing experience is necessary, but a basic level of fitness and no fear of heights is recommended. The Chorro via ferrata is designed for beginners and has different levels of difficulty, from easy to more challenging.

The Chorro via ferrata provides the necessary equipment, which includes a harness, helmet and energy dissipater. However, if you prefer to use your own equipment, make sure it meets the required safety standards.

The Chorro via ferrata is a safe activity as long as you follow the guide's instructions and use the safety equipment provided correctly. It is important to pay attention to the instructions and not take unnecessary risks.

Yes, we recommend you bring a snack and a drink, usually 1L of water, with you for the activity. There is nowhere to shop during the tour.

 Once we finish the route you can have a drink at the meeting point: La Garganta Rural Tourist Complex

No, pets are not allowed in this activity.

We have established customer service hours through three different forms of contact:

  • Telephone
  • Whatsapp
  • Email

In case you are not available by phone, please do not hesitate to contact us at contact with us by email and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

If you have any further questions, you can consult the complete section on frequently asked questions.

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    The via ferrata El Chorro was a unique experience that exceeded my expectations. Although I had some nerves at the beginning, the guides were very friendly and gave us clear instructions for each section. The feeling of overcoming the challenges and reaching the top was rewarding. 

    May 17, 2023
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    An unforgettable adventure! The via ferrata El Chorro is perfect for adrenaline junkies. The vertical sections and hanging bridges add to the thrill of the experience. Also, the team of guides were very professional and made us feel safe at all times. I can't wait to go back and do it again.

    May 17, 2023
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    The via ferrata El Chorro was an exciting and challenging experience. The route offers breathtaking views of the surrounding gorges and waterfalls. Although it requires some fitness and skill, it is well worth the effort. I would recommend this via ferrata to those looking for a challenge in a spectacular natural setting.

    May 17, 2023
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