Tenerife and Gomera
Day 1 Arrival
Welcome to Tenerife. Meet your guide and group at your hotel in the quaint village of Vilaflor found at 1500m. Dinner and evening at leisure.
Day 2 Teide National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site
Morning visit to Teide National Park visitor centre. Then, we set of hiking across the volcanic plains and dunes of the magnificent Teide Volcano (3718m). A truly unique landscape awaits us! At the end of the afternoon we take the ferry to La Gomera (Approx 1 hour crossing) and find our accommodation for the next 3 nights.
2 and 1/2 hours walking
Day 3 Anaga Rural Park & La Laguna
We leave by minibus towards the extreme north of the island and the Macizo de Anaga mountains. A surprising day featuring small villages and forgotten houses in the heart of the rock; winding roads, traditional farms and caves once home to the native aboriginal inhabitants of Tenerife, the Guanches. Then we head to the second most populated city on Tenerife, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, enjoy some free time to discover this bustling city and perhaps partake in a spot of shopping.
3 hours of walking
Day 4 Hiking in Lunar Landscapes
Todays hike, at the foot of the National Park, leads us between Canarian pine forests and strange volcanic features carved by time and erosion. A lovely introduction to the Canary Islands. This afternoon we have time to take a stroll and explore the unique little town of Vilaflor.
3 hours of walking
Day 5 The Red Mountain and Agulo
Morning visit to the National Park visitor centre. Then, we descend to the charming town of Agulo passing via a red mountain for a picnic lunch. We follow the 'real camino', a gravel road formerly used by locals to transport goods to the seaside to be loaded onto boats to England. Enjoy some free time exploring the pretty colonial town of Agulo.
2 and 1/2 hours walking
Day 6 Garajonay National Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site
Todays trail takes us to the foot of El Cedro waterfall, the highest waterfall on the island. We then continue into the primary forest of the National Park, this primeval forest is more than 4000 hectares big and home to more than 400 plant species. We can make stop at the small chapel of Lourdes before sinking into the laurels and heather trees. At the end of the hike, we head to San Sebastian, the capital of Gomera. You can choose to visit the city or head to the beach.
3 hours of walking
Day 7 Majona Natural Park
From the heights of Hermigua Valley, we follow a trail through ancient terraces, isolated hamlets and old grazing areas. On a clear day, we can enjoy magnificent views of Tenerife from this walk. The hike takes us to the seaside, where, conditions permitting, we can bathe in the turquiose waters. Later on, we take the ferry from San Sebastian to Tenerife (1 hour crossing). Tonight we sleep in an apartment to the south of Tenerife.
Day 8 Tenerife
Airport transfer after breakfast.
Dates & prices
Departures for French-speaking groups:
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Trip code: BCANTG
- All in-country transfers as detailed in itinerary
- Hotel accommodation, double rooms
- Full board from breakfast Day 2 to breakfast Day 8 except dinner Day 7
- Full supervision by an expert qualifed guide
- Transfer to Vilaflor on Day 1
- Meals on Day 1 and evening meal Day 7
- International flights
- Repatriation insurance
Terms and conditions
- Cancellation received more than 30 days prior to the departure date: a sum of €50 per person will be retained
- Cancellation received 30 to 21 days before the departure date: your deposit, 30% of the total trip price will be retained
- Cancellation received 20 to 14 days before the departure date: 50% of the total trip price will be retained
- Cancellation received 13 to 7 days before the departure date: 75% of the total trip price will be retained
- Cancellation received less than 7 days before the departure date: 100% of the total trip price will be retained
- Fixed airfares: if your airline ticket was issued in advance, often done to avoid significant surcharges, you will be charged 100% of any non-refundable fees if you wish to change or cancel your flight plan.
- Fixed in-country costs: early charges for firm bookings will be charged if you cancel or modify your trip.
- Insurance costs: if you have taken out comprehensive or cancellation insurance, the cost of insurance is due and cannot be refunded.
Modification du contrat
Prix et révision des prix
Cession du contrat
- Private minibus transfers. Vehicle trype: Renault Trafic, 9 seats.
- Maritime transport with Naviera Armas Ferries.
- In-country air transfers with Binter Canarias.
Budget & exchange
- Drinks and personal expenses
- An evening meal on Day 7
- A cap or sunhat
- Thermal baselayers: long-sleeved thermal tops and full-length long johns
- Long sleeved and short sleeved t-shirts, preferably in quick-drying technical material
- 1 light fleece or equivilent (plus extra warm layers for austral winter months)
- A breathable wind proof, waterproof jacket (Gore-Tex...)
- Lightweight waterproof over trousers
- 1 pair of long suitable shorts
- 1 pair of walking trousers (detachable legs ideal)
- A pair of high-rise walking boots with vibram soles - trails can be rocky and muddy
- A pair of trainers or casual shoes for the evenings and cities
- Thick walking socks
- Warm gloves, hat and scarf (evenings in the mountains can feel cold)
- A swimsuit
- Your personal toiletries
- Fast-drying microfibre towel
- Water bottle(s). Min. 2 litres, light and isothermal
- A good pair of sunglasses (think min. category 3)
- Sun-cream, face and lips
- Head torch and spare batteries
- A pocket knife (optional)
- A pair of hiking poles (optional)
- A waterproof bag cover (or plastic bags) to protect your belongings
- A rucksack (35-40L or 45-50L) for use as a day bag. This will contain your (vital) personal belongings for the day,
- A larger bag (60-80L) containing the rest of your belongings, those which you do not need with you in the day. Please bring is a soft bag like a ruckack or holdall rather than a hard cased suitcase because it is more practical for our drivers.
Health information & recommendations
- Be prepared
- Stick to trails and camp overnight right
- Stash your trash and pick up waste
- Leave it as you find it
- Be careful with fire
- Respect wildlife
- Be considerate of other visitors