Let me Tell you something, there are 37 walking routes at Mount Teide National Park already waiting for you. So, today, put on your hiking boots and let’s go hiking in Tenerife.
Walking routes in El Teide with different difficulties or lenght, all of them wonderful in a unique environment with lots of breathtaking landscapes.
Even if you are not fond of going hiking, al Mount Teide, you will find the perfect excuse to try. We suggest you two special routes with no difficulty, and to make it even safer with Mount Teide National Park official guides.
Mount Teide National Park offers you two guided walking routes that last two hours aprox, with English and Spanish guides with no difficulty a very low heigh difference, so all family welcome, including children, to enjoy our impressive volcanic landscape and learn from the experts about the history and wildlife.
FREE Guided walking routes at EL Teide*
- Arenas Negras
circular walking route that starts and ends at El Portillo information Office
- Heigh Difference: 50m aprox
- Length: 4,2 Km aprox
- Difficulty: low
You’ll enjoy Arenas Negras Volcanoes and views of LLano las Majas, also panoramics of Teide National Park
- Roques de Garcia
This walking route takes us arround several volcanic necks:
- Roque Cinchado
- El Burro
- El Torrotito, etc…
You’ll get to Ucanca’s plain.You’ll see lots of diferent volcanic formations and enjoy typical canarian highlands wildlife
- Heigh Difference: 40 m aprox
- Length: 5,6 km aprox
- Difficulty: low
Note: these routes are not the exact walking routes of Roques de Garcia or Arenas Negras, special itineraries through those routes are done
You need to book these walking routes in advance at Mount Teide National Park Office:
Telephone 00 34 922 922 371
Address Doctor Sixto Perera González nº25 . El Mayorazgo. La Orotava
38003 Santa Cruz de Tenerife
I highly recommend you to contact them with time in advance to do these routes on the dates you might have in mind as both are very demanded and popular, so don’t leave it for the very last minute.
You can also ask for other guided walking routes in the National Park, If it’s posible they’ll do it Free of Charge.
Remember to take with you:
- suitable shoes, trekking or hiking boots are the best
- sunscreen protection , high one
- fruit or dried fruitor nuts
- warm clothes
How to get to Mount Teide National Park?
If you are not hiring a car you can go by bus taking :
- 348 from Puerto de la Cruz
- 342 From Las Américas
Please check TITSA website for changes and timetable
*These walking routes may vary, always check with the Park office changes and schedule
Please, take care and respect the environment. We are all responsable of keeping the Park clean and respecting the rules.