Discover Tenerife and la Gomera
Day 1 Tenerife
Welcome to the Canary Islands! Collect your vehicle from Tenerife airport and head to your accommodation on the northern coast.
Day 2 Teno Rural Park
Go hiking to explore one of the oldest massifs in Tenerife. This protected park has everything, venture through the varying micro climates to discover small isolated hamlets, lush goat grazing pastures and jagged rock formations.
Day 3 Rural de Anaga Park
Rural de Anaga Park in the extreme north-east of Tenerife is full of surprises. New views await around every corner, each more beautiful than the last. Hamlets lots in the mountains, ancient architectures and wild black sand beaches at the food of huge cliffs... This park will capture your heart.
Day 4 Teide National Park
Today holds endless possibilities. The lunar landscapes of Teide National Park are dominated by the majestic mountain of Teide (3718m). There is a trail which leads up the strange geological formation of La Fortaleza offering lovely views of Mount Teide and the Park. Or climb above the col of Icod de los Vinos, to the foot of the last volcano in Tenerife for a beautiful display of the surrounding area. You can hike in the heart of the recently active volcanic landscape, a definite contrast to the soft green Canarian pine forests. Or, if you are feeling sporty, climb Spains highest peak (3718m), a stunning two day trek. Spend the night at Alta Vista refuge (3260m) and reach the summit at sunrise for a tuly magical experience.
Day 5 La Gomera
Take the 12am boat to La Gomera. You can board with your rental car and the crossing takes 1 hour. Your accommodation for the next three nights is in Hermigua, a delightful seaside town found between two mountains. We recommend exploring the area by foot today.
Day 6 Garajonay National Park
Enjoy a spectacular circular hike close to your home which showcases the famous nature of Garajonay National Park. The park shelters one of the most beautiful laurel forests in the world...
Day 7 Peaceful Imada
Head to Alajero to for a spectacular final day in the most beautiful place on La Gomera. Steep paths lead you to the peaceful hamlet of Imada peched high in the mountains. This hidden gem is a la Gomera island must-see.
Day 8 Tenerife
Early morning boat to Tenerife, return your car at your convenience.
Period & budget
When to travel?
The best period for travelling is during the following months:
The budget is an indication of the price per person, subject to availability. Your local agent will send you a customized quote with the exact price. The price can vary according to availability, level of services, period of travel, number of participants, booking time frame and other items.
- 4 nights' accommodation in a rural hotel on Tenerife
- 3 nights' accommodation in an apartment on La Gomera
- Ferry transfers as detailed in itinerary
- Vehicle hire for 8 days - category A, basic insurance and unlimited mileage
- A detailed roadbook including, local tips, maps and detailed hiking routes
- 24/7 phone support during your trip
- International flights
- Meals, drinks and personal expenses
- Fuel and parking costs
- Entrance fees
Terms and conditions
- Cancellation received more than 30 days prior to the departure date: No cancellation fees.
- Cancellation received 30 to 21 days before the departure date: 30% of trip price will be retained.
- Cancellation received within 20 days of the departure date: 70% of trip price will be retained.
Changes to travel contract
- Maritime transport with Naviera Armas Ferries.
- This trip includes category A vehicle hire.
- Additional driver, from 50 €/rental
- Child seat, from 30 €/rental
- GPS, from 30 €/rental
Budget & exchange
- Meals and drinks
- Entrance fees
- Personal expenses
- 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.
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