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7-Night Tenerife Guided Walking Holiday

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Duration: 7 nights
Type: European Centre Based
Walking Grade: 2 & 4
from £1,249pp £1,149pp with flights

On this guided walking holiday, we will take you to Tenerife’s best walking areas, including the world-famous volcanic scenery dominated by Mount Teide – Spain’s highest mountain. You’ll also walk in the lush green laurel forests of the Anaga Peninsula and amongst the sparsely vegetated, black ash-covered landscape of the Arenas Negras volcanoes. There’s also time to explore San Cristobal de La Laguna to lose yourself in its maze of 16th century streets. This UNESCO-listed town is also the location of our hotel which dates from the 16th century itself.

Holiday Highlights

  • Walks to explore lush forests, beautiful coastlines and fascinating volcanic scenery
  • Enjoy our 4-star hotel, located in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage town of La Laguna
  • Discover the unspoilt Anaga Peninsula
  • Remarkable volcanic landscape dominated by El Teide

What’s included

  • A full programme of guided walks with 2 options every walking day
  • All transport to and from walks
  • The services of experienced HF Holidays' leaders
  • "With flight" holidays include return flights from the UK and hotel transfers
  • 7 nights accommodation in en-suite rooms
  • Half Board - continental breakfast and evening meal

Trip Notes

Trip notes are detailed, downloadable PDFs for each holiday.

On our Guided Walking holidays, we believe that choice is key. Our walks descriptions will help you choose according to your interests and fitness. The walks are grouped together with care by local experts to give the best experience. While every effort will be made to adhere to the described itinerary, we may occasionally vary the sequence shown here or substitute an alternative route to suit local conditions or for other operational reasons, potentially at short notice.

Welcome to Hotel Laguna Nivaria. Unpack and settle in.


Today we travel East to the Anaga Peninsula where we begin our day at the Visitor Centre at Cruz del Carmen.

Option 1 - Cruz del Carmen Mirador

Distance: 6 miles (9½km)

Total ascent: 600 feet (180m)

Total descent: 1,600 feet (480m) 

In summary: We start our day at the Cruz del Carmen Visitor Centre. We then descend through laurel forests and farmland, catching spectacular views of barrancos before continuing on to Los Carboneras for a refreshing drink.

Highlight: The short walk out to the Mirador de Aguide is rewarded with stunning vistas of the rugged coastline.

Option 2 - Taborno

Distance: 7 miles (11km)

Total ascent: 900 feet (270m)

Total descent: 1,800 feet (540m)

In summary: The first part of the day covers the same ground as the easier group. On reaching Los Carboneras we continue towards the village of Taborno through the Barranco de Taborno on old pathways. 

Highlight: The Matterhorn-esque Roque de Taborno dominates the landscape towards the end of our walk.

 


Today we head west to the small hamlet of Montaneta. These walks explore an area of comparatively recent volcanic activity and we will be accompanied by local guides who will inform us about the volcanic history. The last major eruption here was in 1706. This intriguing landscape is accentuated by the backdrop of black ash which sparkles in the bright sunlight and gives the area its name.

Option 1 - Erjos to San Jose de los Llanos

Distance: 5 miles (8km) 

Total ascent: 1,200 feet (360m)

In summary: From our walk start, we ascend gently with interest from a local guide through the pine forest to the Las Arenas Negras. The black ash here provides an insight into the island's volcanic nature, with views to El Teide on a good day. We then descend to meet our transport in San Jose de Los Llanos.

Highlight: Walking through black lava with the local guide bringing the island to life.

Option 2 - Through the Lava from Erjos

Distance: 8 miles (13km)

Total ascent: 1,300 feet (390m)

In summary: This walk explores the landscape of Las Arenas Negras in more depth; with the areas fascinating past brought to life by a local guide. We have time for lunch among the black ash, with gorgeous views to El Teide on a good day, before descending to our walk's end in San Jose de Los Llanos.

Highlight: The alien landscape of Las Arenas Negras is unmissable - the black ash glitters in bright sunshine.

 


The easier walk enjoy a route from Cruz del Carmen back to La Laguna, while the harder group heads into the relatively undiscovered Anaga region of Tenerife to the North East of La Laguna.

Option 1 - The Mirador del Jardina to La Laguna

Distance: 6 miles (9½km)

Total ascent: 400 feet (180m)

Total descent: 1,400 feet (560m)

In summary: We make our way along the undulating wide ridges of the hills surrounding the valley to enter La Laguna. From here we make a regal entrance into the heart of the city via an avenue of palms, we will have time to stroll the pedestrianised streets and discover the secrets of the past and present in this unexpected melting pot of cultures spanning five hundred years.

Highlight: The view from the walk start over the whole valley with La Laguna in its centre.

Option 2 - Chamorga Loop

Distance: 6 miles (9½km)

Total ascent: 2,000 feet (600m)

In summary: We too start from Chamorga, exploring upland areas of Anaga. Our walk undulates along and over ridges with great views of the Atlantic, the Roque de Dentro and the Punta Anaga lighthouse. We then descend to Roque Bermejo before heading back to Chamorga.

Highlight: Spectacular views of dramatic ridges sweeping into the sea.

 


Each week there is a free day when no guided walks are offered. Options for your free day may include:

La Laguna: This colonial town is considered to be the cultural capital of the island. Explore its old quarter and visit the historic mansions, open to the public.

Hotel: You could simply relax in the hotel and talk advantage of its spa facilities.

Santa Cruz: Take the short tram ride to Santa Cruz, the port city which is the capital of Tenerife. Wander the old town and visit the Palmetum – a large botanical garden containing one of the biggest collections of palm trees in the world. Santa Cruz also has a large waterpark with many different saltwater pools plus a lively bazaar and food market – the Mercado de Nuestra Senora de Africa. You could also visit the Museum of Nature and Man which contains the cannon which shot off the arm of Admiral Nelson! 


Today, we head to Teide National Park, with Teide, an active volcano and Spain’s highest mountain dominating the lunar landscape.

Option 1 - Through the Lunar Landscape

Distance: 6 miles (9½km)

Total ascent: 300 feet (90m)

Total descent: 900 feet (270m)

In summary: We cross the crater through an amazing array of rocks and lava, a truly unforgettable experience. Passing the Sanatorio which was originally built inside the Teide crater in the 19th century because doctors believed that the climate of Teide was good for respiratory illnesses. Our route continues to the Parador and visitors centre. In the afternoon we visit the Roques de Garcia.

Highlight: Look out for the rock formations of the Roque de Garcia, which include the ‘Roque Cinchado’ (or ‘finger of God’) the ‘White Tower’, and the 'Cathedral'.

 

Option 2 - Montana Guajara

Distance: 9 miles (14½km)

Total ascent: 2,000 feet (600m)

In summary: Starting at the Parador hotel, we'll head for the highest point on the crater rim, Montana Guajara. Our ascent will wind its way around the flanks of the mountain, reaching the broad summit plateau with plenty of time to take a breather and revel in the views.

Highlight: The views from the summit are breathtaking; Teide and Las Cañadas dominate the panorama. 

 


Our final day takes us back onto the Anaga peninsula. With it’s unspoilt views and coastline, and its traditional villages, this is a beautiful highlight to end the week with.

Option 1 - Taganana to Tamadiste beach

Distance: 6 miles (9½km)

Total ascent: 1,100 feet (330m)

In summary: We start the day in the village of Taganana, a beautiful village framed by steep mountains. We walk up through the village streets, and out into the surrounding vineyards of El Chorro. Our destination is the beach at Tamadiste, a secluded spot perfect for a quiet lunch break. We return to Taganana by the same route.

Highlight: Enjoy your lunch on the remote and peaceful Tamadiste beach.

 

Option 2 - The Afur circuit

Distance: 7 miles (11km)

Total ascent: 2,600 feet (780m)

In summary: The first part of the day follows the route of the easier party out of Taganana, through the El Chorro vineyards and on to Tamadiste beach. From here we follow the Barranco de Afur, heading inland to Afur. From there we climb to the pass of La Cumbrecilla, before descending back to Taganana.

Highlight: The panoramic views from La Cumbrecilla are excellent; and an opportunity to spot lots of places we've visited on our holiday on Tenerife.

 


We hope to see you again soon.


Welcome to Hotel Laguna Nivaria. Unpack and settle in.


Today we travel East to the Anaga Peninsula where we begin our day at the Visitor Centre at Cruz del Carmen.

Option 1 - Cruz del Carmen Mirador

Distance: 6 miles (9½km)

Total ascent: 600 feet (180m)

Total descent: 1,600 feet (480m) 

In summary: We start our day at the Cruz del Carmen Visitor Centre. We then descend through laurel forests and farmland, catching spectacular views of barrancos before continuing on to Los Carboneras for a refreshing drink.

Highlight: The short walk out to the Mirador de Aguide is rewarded with stunning vistas of the rugged coastline.

Option 2 - Taborno

Distance: 7 miles (11km)

Total ascent: 900 feet (270m)

Total descent: 1,800 feet (540m)

In summary: The first part of the day covers the same ground as the easier group. On reaching Los Carboneras we continue towards the village of Taborno through the Barranco de Taborno on old pathways. 

Highlight: The Matterhorn-esque Roque de Taborno dominates the landscape towards the end of our walk.

 


Today we head west to the small hamlet of Montaneta. These walks explore an area of comparatively recent volcanic activity and we will be accompanied by local guides who will inform us about the volcanic history. The last major eruption here was in 1706. This intriguing landscape is accentuated by the backdrop of black ash which sparkles in the bright sunlight and gives the area its name.

Option 1 - Erjos to San Jose de los Llanos

Distance: 5 miles (8km) 

Total ascent: 1,200 feet (360m)

In summary: From our walk start, we ascend gently with interest from a local guide through the pine forest to the Las Arenas Negras. The black ash here provides an insight into the island's volcanic nature, with views to El Teide on a good day. We then descend to meet our transport in San Jose de Los Llanos.

Highlight: Walking through black lava with the local guide bringing the island to life.

Option 2 - Through the Lava from Erjos

Distance: 8 miles (13km)

Total ascent: 1,300 feet (390m)

In summary: This walk explores the landscape of Las Arenas Negras in more depth; with the areas fascinating past brought to life by a local guide. We have time for lunch among the black ash, with gorgeous views to El Teide on a good day, before descending to our walk's end in San Jose de Los Llanos.

Highlight: The alien landscape of Las Arenas Negras is unmissable - the black ash glitters in bright sunshine.

 


Today, we head to Teide National Park, with Teide, an active volcano and Spain’s highest mountain dominating the lunar landscape.

Option 1 - Through the Lunar Landscape

Distance: 6 miles (9½km)

Total ascent: 300 feet (90m)

Total descent: 900 feet (270m)

In summary: We cross the crater through an amazing array of rocks and lava, a truly unforgettable experience. Passing the Sanatorio which was originally built inside the Teide crater in the 19th century because doctors believed that the climate of Teide was good for respiratory illnesses. Our route continues to the Parador and visitors centre. In the afternoon we visit the Roques de Garcia.

Highlight: Look out for the rock formations of the Roque de Garcia, which include the ‘Roque Cinchado’ (or ‘finger of God’) the ‘White Tower’, and the 'Cathedral'.

 

Option 2 - Montana Guajara

Distance: 9 miles (14½km)

Total ascent: 2,000 feet (600m)

In summary: Starting at the Parador hotel, we'll head for the highest point on the crater rim, Montana Guajara. Our ascent will wind its way around the flanks of the mountain, reaching the broad summit plateau with plenty of time to take a breather and revel in the views.

Highlight: The views from the summit are breathtaking; Teide and Las Cañadas dominate the panorama. 

 


Each week there is a free day when no guided walks are offered. Options for your free day may include:

La Laguna: This colonial town is considered to be the cultural capital of the island. Explore its old quarter and visit the historic mansions, open to the public.

Hotel: You could simply relax in the hotel and talk advantage of its spa facilities.

Santa Cruz: Take the short tram ride to Santa Cruz, the port city which is the capital of Tenerife. Wander the old town and visit the Palmetum – a large botanical garden containing one of the biggest collections of palm trees in the world. Santa Cruz also has a large waterpark with many different saltwater pools plus a lively bazaar and food market – the Mercado de Nuestra Senora de Africa. You could also visit the Museum of Nature and Man which contains the cannon which shot off the arm of Admiral Nelson! 


Enjoy walks local to La Laguna and Santa Cruz

Option 1 - The Mirador del Jardina to La Laguna

Distance: 6 miles (9½km)

Total ascent: 400 feet (180m)

Total descent: 1,400 feet (560m)

In summary: We make our way along the undulating wide ridges of the hills surrounding the valley to enter La Laguna. From here we make a regal entrance into the heart of the city via an avenue of palms, we will have time to stroll the pedestrianised streets and discover the secrets of the past and present in this unexpected melting pot of cultures spanning five hundred years.

Highlight: The view from the walk start over the whole valley with La Laguna in its centre.

Option 2 - From the Mirador del Jardina to the Cueva Roja, Santa Cruz

Distance: 6½ miles (10½km)

Total ascent: 800 feet (250m)

Total descent: 2,600 feet (790m)

In summary: Following a similar route to the easier party, we continue to Roque Lombarda for views over the dramatic barranco descending to Santa Cruz. Our route takes us to the summit of Pico de Cueva Blanca for 360 degree panoramic views of the coast to the north and east of the Island. We follow this route into Santa Cruz.

Highlight: Fantastic photo opportunities from the barrancos.


Our final day takes us back onto the Anaga peninsula. With it’s unspoilt views and coastline, and its traditional villages, this is a beautiful highlight to end the week with.

Option 1 - Taganana to Tamadiste beach

Distance: 6 miles (9½km)

Total ascent: 1,100 feet (330m)

In summary: We start the day in the village of Taganana, a beautiful village framed by steep mountains. We walk up through the village streets, and out into the surrounding vineyards of El Chorro. Our destination is the beach at Tamadiste, a secluded spot perfect for a quiet lunch break. We return to Taganana by the same route.

Highlight: Enjoy your lunch on the remote and peaceful Tamadiste beach.

 

Option 2 - The Afur circuit

Distance: 7 miles (11km)

Total ascent: 2,600 feet (780m)

In summary: The first part of the day follows the route of the easier party out of Taganana, through the El Chorro vineyards and on to Tamadiste beach. From here we follow the Barranco de Afur, heading inland to Afur. From there we climb to the pass of La Cumbrecilla, before descending back to Taganana.

Highlight: The panoramic views from La Cumbrecilla are excellent; and an opportunity to spot lots of places we've visited on our holiday on Tenerife.

 


We hope to see you again soon.


Welcome to Hotel Laguna Nivaria. Unpack and settle in.


Today we travel East to the Anaga Peninsula where we begin our day at the Visitor Centre at Cruz del Carmen.

Option 1 - Cruz del Carmen Mirador

Distance: 6 miles (9½km)

Total ascent: 600 feet (180m)

Total descent: 1,600 feet (480m) 

In summary: We start our day at the Cruz del Carmen Visitor Centre. We then descend through laurel forests and farmland, catching spectacular views of barrancos before continuing on to Los Carboneras for a refreshing drink.

Highlight: The short walk out to the Mirador de Aguide is rewarded with stunning vistas of the rugged coastline.

Option 2 - Taborno

Distance: 7 miles (11km)

Total ascent: 900 feet (270m)

Total descent: 1,800 feet (540m)

In summary: The first part of the day covers the same ground as the easier group. On reaching Los Carboneras we continue towards the village of Taborno through the Barranco de Taborno on old pathways. 

Highlight: The Matterhorn-esque Roque de Taborno dominates the landscape towards the end of our walk.

 


Today we head west to the small hamlet of Montaneta. These walks explore an area of comparatively recent volcanic activity and we will be accompanied by local guides who will inform us about the volcanic history. The last major eruption here was in 1706. This intriguing landscape is accentuated by the backdrop of black ash which sparkles in the bright sunlight and gives the area its name.

Option 1 - Erjos to San Jose de los Llanos

Distance: 5 miles (8km) 

Total ascent: 1,200 feet (360m)

In summary: From our walk start, we ascend gently with interest from a local guide through the pine forest to the Las Arenas Negras. The black ash here provides an insight into the island's volcanic nature, with views to El Teide on a good day. We then descend to meet our transport in San Jose de Los Llanos.

Highlight: Walking through black lava with the local guide bringing the island to life.

Option 2 - Through the Lava from Erjos

Distance: 8 miles (13km)

Total ascent: 1,300 feet (390m)

In summary: This walk explores the landscape of Las Arenas Negras in more depth; with the areas fascinating past brought to life by a local guide. We have time for lunch among the black ash, with gorgeous views to El Teide on a good day, before descending to our walk's end in San Jose de Los Llanos.

Highlight: The alien landscape of Las Arenas Negras is unmissable - the black ash glitters in bright sunshine.

 


The easier walk enjoy a route from Cruz del Carmen back to La Laguna, while the harder group heads into the relatively undiscovered Anaga region of Tenerife to the North East of La Laguna.

Option 1 - The Mirador del Jardina to La Laguna

Distance: 6 miles (9½km)

Total ascent: 400 feet (180m)

Total descent: 1,400 feet (560m)

In summary: We make our way along the undulating wide ridges of the hills surrounding the valley to enter La Laguna. From here we make a regal entrance into the heart of the city via an avenue of palms, we will have time to stroll the pedestrianised streets and discover the secrets of the past and present in this unexpected melting pot of cultures spanning five hundred years.

Highlight: The view from the walk start over the whole valley with La Laguna in its centre.

Option 2 - Chamorga Loop

Distance: 6 miles (9½km)

Total ascent: 2,000 feet (600m)

In summary: We too start from Chamorga, exploring upland areas of Anaga. Our walk undulates along and over ridges with great views of the Atlantic, the Roque de Dentro and the Punta Anaga lighthouse. We then descend to Roque Bermejo before heading back to Chamorga.

Highlight: Spectacular views of dramatic ridges sweeping into the sea.

 


Each week there is a free day when no guided walks are offered. Options for your free day may include:

La Laguna: This colonial town is considered to be the cultural capital of the island. Explore its old quarter and visit the historic mansions, open to the public.

Hotel: You could simply relax in the hotel and talk advantage of its spa facilities.

Santa Cruz: Take the short tram ride to Santa Cruz, the port city which is the capital of Tenerife. Wander the old town and visit the Palmetum – a large botanical garden containing one of the biggest collections of palm trees in the world. Santa Cruz also has a large waterpark with many different saltwater pools plus a lively bazaar and food market – the Mercado de Nuestra Senora de Africa. You could also visit the Museum of Nature and Man which contains the cannon which shot off the arm of Admiral Nelson! 


Today, we head to Teide National Park, with Teide, an active volcano and Spain’s highest mountain dominating the lunar landscape.

Option 1 - Through the Lunar Landscape

Distance: 6 miles (9½km)

Total ascent: 300 feet (90m)

Total descent: 900 feet (270m)

In summary: We cross the crater through an amazing array of rocks and lava, a truly unforgettable experience. Passing the Sanatorio which was originally built inside the Teide crater in the 19th century because doctors believed that the climate of Teide was good for respiratory illnesses. Our route continues to the Parador and visitors centre. In the afternoon we visit the Roques de Garcia.

Highlight: Look out for the rock formations of the Roque de Garcia, which include the ‘Roque Cinchado’ (or ‘finger of God’) the ‘White Tower’, and the 'Cathedral'.

 

Option 2 - Montana Guajara

Distance: 9 miles (14½km)

Total ascent: 2,000 feet (600m)

In summary: Starting at the Parador hotel, we'll head for the highest point on the crater rim, Montana Guajara. Our ascent will wind its way around the flanks of the mountain, reaching the broad summit plateau with plenty of time to take a breather and revel in the views.

Highlight: The views from the summit are breathtaking; Teide and Las Cañadas dominate the panorama. 

 


Our final day takes us back onto the Anaga peninsula. With it’s unspoilt views and coastline, and its traditional villages, this is a beautiful highlight to end the week with.

Option 1 - Taganana to Tamadiste beach

Distance: 6 miles (9½km)

Total ascent: 1,100 feet (330m)

In summary: We start the day in the village of Taganana, a beautiful village framed by steep mountains. We walk up through the village streets, and out into the surrounding vineyards of El Chorro. Our destination is the beach at Tamadiste, a secluded spot perfect for a quiet lunch break. We return to Taganana by the same route.

Highlight: Enjoy your lunch on the remote and peaceful Tamadiste beach.

 

Option 2 - The Afur circuit

Distance: 7 miles (11km)

Total ascent: 2,600 feet (780m)

In summary: The first part of the day follows the route of the easier party out of Taganana, through the El Chorro vineyards and on to Tamadiste beach. From here we follow the Barranco de Afur, heading inland to Afur. From there we climb to the pass of La Cumbrecilla, before descending back to Taganana.

Highlight: The panoramic views from La Cumbrecilla are excellent; and an opportunity to spot lots of places we've visited on our holiday on Tenerife.

 


We hope to see you again soon.


Welcome to Hotel Laguna Nivaria. Unpack and settle in.


Today we travel East to the Anaga Peninsula where we begin our day at the Visitor Centre at Cruz del Carmen.

Option 1 - Cruz del Carmen Mirador

Distance: 6 miles (9½km)

Total ascent: 600 feet (180m)

Total descent: 1,600 feet (480m) 

In summary: We start our day at the Cruz del Carmen Visitor Centre. We then descend through laurel forests and farmland, catching spectacular views of barrancos before continuing on to Los Carboneras for a refreshing drink.

Highlight: The short walk out to the Mirador de Aguide is rewarded with stunning vistas of the rugged coastline.

Option 2 - Taborno

Distance: 7 miles (11km)

Total ascent: 900 feet (270m)

Total descent: 1,800 feet (540m)

In summary: The first part of the day covers the same ground as the easier group. On reaching Los Carboneras we continue towards the village of Taborno through the Barranco de Taborno on old pathways. 

Highlight: The Matterhorn-esque Roque de Taborno dominates the landscape towards the end of our walk.

 


Today we head west to the small hamlet of Montaneta. These walks explore an area of comparatively recent volcanic activity and we will be accompanied by local guides who will inform us about the volcanic history. The last major eruption here was in 1706. This intriguing landscape is accentuated by the backdrop of black ash which sparkles in the bright sunlight and gives the area its name.

Option 1 - Erjos to San Jose de los Llanos

Distance: 5 miles (8km) 

Total ascent: 1,200 feet (360m)

In summary: From our walk start, we ascend gently with interest from a local guide through the pine forest to the Las Arenas Negras. The black ash here provides an insight into the island's volcanic nature, with views to El Teide on a good day. We then descend to meet our transport in San Jose de Los Llanos.

Highlight: Walking through black lava with the local guide bringing the island to life.

Option 2 - Through the Lava from Erjos

Distance: 8 miles (13km)

Total ascent: 1,300 feet (390m)

In summary: This walk explores the landscape of Las Arenas Negras in more depth; with the areas fascinating past brought to life by a local guide. We have time for lunch among the black ash, with gorgeous views to El Teide on a good day, before descending to our walk's end in San Jose de Los Llanos.

Highlight: The alien landscape of Las Arenas Negras is unmissable - the black ash glitters in bright sunshine.

 


The easier walk enjoy a route from Cruz del Carmen back to La Laguna, while the harder group heads into the relatively undiscovered Anaga region of Tenerife to the North East of La Laguna.

Option 1 - The Mirador del Jardina to La Laguna

Distance: 6 miles (9½km)

Total ascent: 400 feet (180m)

Total descent: 1,400 feet (560m)

In summary: We make our way along the undulating wide ridges of the hills surrounding the valley to enter La Laguna. From here we make a regal entrance into the heart of the city via an avenue of palms, we will have time to stroll the pedestrianised streets and discover the secrets of the past and present in this unexpected melting pot of cultures spanning five hundred years.

Highlight: The view from the walk start over the whole valley with La Laguna in its centre.

Option 2 - Chamorga Loop

Distance: 6 miles (9½km)

Total ascent: 2,000 feet (600m)

In summary: We too start from Chamorga, exploring upland areas of Anaga. Our walk undulates along and over ridges with great views of the Atlantic, the Roque de Dentro and the Punta Anaga lighthouse. We then descend to Roque Bermejo before heading back to Chamorga.

Highlight: Spectacular views of dramatic ridges sweeping into the sea.

 


Each week there is a free day when no guided walks are offered. Options for your free day may include:

La Laguna: This colonial town is considered to be the cultural capital of the island. Explore its old quarter and visit the historic mansions, open to the public.

Hotel: You could simply relax in the hotel and talk advantage of its spa facilities.

Santa Cruz: Take the short tram ride to Santa Cruz, the port city which is the capital of Tenerife. Wander the old town and visit the Palmetum – a large botanical garden containing one of the biggest collections of palm trees in the world. Santa Cruz also has a large waterpark with many different saltwater pools plus a lively bazaar and food market – the Mercado de Nuestra Senora de Africa. You could also visit the Museum of Nature and Man which contains the cannon which shot off the arm of Admiral Nelson! 


Today, we head to Teide National Park, with Teide, an active volcano and Spain’s highest mountain dominating the lunar landscape.

Option 1 - Through the Lunar Landscape

Distance: 6 miles (9½km)

Total ascent: 300 feet (90m)

Total descent: 900 feet (270m)

In summary: We cross the crater through an amazing array of rocks and lava, a truly unforgettable experience. Passing the Sanatorio which was originally built inside the Teide crater in the 19th century because doctors believed that the climate of Teide was good for respiratory illnesses. Our route continues to the Parador and visitors centre. In the afternoon we visit the Roques de Garcia.

Highlight: Look out for the rock formations of the Roque de Garcia, which include the ‘Roque Cinchado’ (or ‘finger of God’) the ‘White Tower’, and the 'Cathedral'.

 

Option 2 - Montana Guajara

Distance: 9 miles (14½km)

Total ascent: 2,000 feet (600m)

In summary: Starting at the Parador hotel, we'll head for the highest point on the crater rim, Montana Guajara. Our ascent will wind its way around the flanks of the mountain, reaching the broad summit plateau with plenty of time to take a breather and revel in the views.

Highlight: The views from the summit are breathtaking; Teide and Las Cañadas dominate the panorama. 

 


Our final day takes us back onto the Anaga peninsula. With it’s unspoilt views and coastline, and its traditional villages, this is a beautiful highlight to end the week with.

Option 1 - Taganana to Tamadiste beach

Distance: 6 miles (9½km)

Total ascent: 1,100 feet (330m)

In summary: We start the day in the village of Taganana, a beautiful village framed by steep mountains. We walk up through the village streets, and out into the surrounding vineyards of El Chorro. Our destination is the beach at Tamadiste, a secluded spot perfect for a quiet lunch break. We return to Taganana by the same route.

Highlight: Enjoy your lunch on the remote and peaceful Tamadiste beach.

 

Option 2 - The Afur circuit

Distance: 7 miles (11km)

Total ascent: 2,600 feet (780m)

In summary: The first part of the day follows the route of the easier party out of Taganana, through the El Chorro vineyards and on to Tamadiste beach. From here we follow the Barranco de Afur, heading inland to Afur. From there we climb to the pass of La Cumbrecilla, before descending back to Taganana.

Highlight: The panoramic views from La Cumbrecilla are excellent; and an opportunity to spot lots of places we've visited on our holiday on Tenerife.

 


We hope to see you again soon.


Tenerife Itinerary Map

Hotel Laguna Nivaria - Tenerife

Our holiday on Tenerife is based in one of the main squares of the UNESCO World Heritage town of La Laguna. This was once the main capital of the Canary Islands and has many cobbled streets, historic merchant buildings with beautiful courtyards, churches and convents. The 4-star Hotel Laguna Nivaria is a central meeting place for the locals and is a historical 16th Century building furnished with traditional furniture but with contemporary comfort. The hotel owns an organic farm with sustainable ethics which provides produce for the restaurant. 

Rooms

There are 60 elegant en-suite bedrooms with telephone, TV, hairdryer, fridge and complimentary toiletries.

Facilities

There is a central courtyard coffee shop and some outside seating to the rear of the hotel plus a  wellness centre with small swimming pool. One visit to this centre to use the pool and/or the sauna or Turkish room as well as a gym is included in the price of your holiday. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout.

Food & Drink

Our holidays at Hotel Laguna Nivaria are on a Half Board basis and include breakfast and evening meal.  Breakfast is buffet style and the evening meal is a 3-course served meal with one glass of wine included.

Your Evenings

The friendly atmosphere of our Guided Walking holidays continues into the evening.  Your leaders will give you information on the area and the choice of walks for the next day and you may want to join your group for a group activity organised by the leaders.  Alternatively, you may prefer to relax in the hotel lounge and socialise with your fellow walkers.

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Getting to Hotel Laguna Nivaria - Tenerife

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What to Bring

Essential Equipment

To enjoy walking/hiking comfortably and safely, footwear, clothing and equipment needs to be suitable for the conditions. Safety and comfort are our priorities, so our advice is to come prepared for all eventualities.

  • Footwear with a good grip on the sole (e.g.Vibram sole) is the key to avoiding accidents.
  • Walking/hiking boots providing ankle support and good grip are recommended (ideally worn in), and specialist walking socks to avoid blisters.
  • Several layers of clothing, which can be added or removed, are better than a single layer (include spares).
  • Fabrics (lightweight and fast drying) designed for the outdoors are recommended.
  • Waterproof jacket and waterproof over trousers.
  • Warm hat and gloves. 
  • Denim jeans and capes are not suitable on any walks.
  • Rucksack with a waterproof liner.
  • Thermos flask for hot drink.
  • Water bottle (at least 2 litre).
  • Spare high-energy food such as a chocolate bar.
  • Small torch.
  • First aid kit – your leader’s first aid kit doesn’t contain any medication or blister kits (such as Compeed).
  • Sun hat and sunglasses
  • Sun cream.

Optional Equipment

  • Walking poles are useful, particularly for descents.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Camera.
  • Gaiters.

Guest Reviews

All holidays are subject to availability. Prices are subject to change.
Prices based on two people sharing. Supplements may apply.
Non-member fee: £20 per person.

These departure dates can be booked with flights or as land only holiday options. All packages that include flights are ATOL protected. Advertised flight prices are based on UK flights departing from London. Regional departures and/or connections to London, if available, can be requested. Cabin upgrades may also be available on request.

Date (Start - End) Nights Itinerary Price Status Trip Notes Book
2021
09 Jan - 16 Jan
7 2021 Itinerary £1,249 Unavailable to Book Unavailable Trip Notes
16 Jan - 23 Jan
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23 Jan - 30 Jan
7 2021 Itinerary £1,249 £1,199 Unavailable to Book Unavailable Trip Notes
30 Jan - 06 Feb
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06 Feb - 13 Feb
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13 Feb - 20 Feb
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20 Feb - 27 Feb
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27 Feb - 06 Mar
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06 Mar - 13 Mar
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13 Mar - 20 Mar
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20 Mar - 27 Mar
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27 Mar - 03 Apr
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03 Apr - 10 Apr
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2021
09 Jan - 16 Jan
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16 Jan - 23 Jan
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23 Jan - 30 Jan
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30 Jan - 06 Feb
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06 Feb - 13 Feb
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20 Feb - 27 Feb
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27 Feb - 06 Mar
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06 Mar - 13 Mar
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13 Mar - 20 Mar
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20 Mar - 27 Mar
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27 Mar - 03 Apr
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03 Apr - 10 Apr
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22 Dec - 29 Dec
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Important Information

  • Double room for sole occupancy: £35 per night.
  • Travel: Flights from London Heathrow included until 31 March 2021, then flights from London Gatwick are included.
  • Flight supplement from Manchester and Birmingham: £60pp.
  • Our Airport Taxi service operates at this resort - price per taxi £85 one way.
  • Independent travellers can join our transfer from Tenerife South Airport: £18pp one way.
Duration:
7 nights
Type:
European Centre Based
Walking Grade:
2

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