32. Abeque

Technical information

  • Start: Sámara Lookout Point
  • Finish: Las Narices del Teide Lookout Point
  • Approval status: Not officially approved
  • Degree of difficulty: Low
  • Type of trail: Linear
  • Distance: 4.4 km (12.89 ft)
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 mins.
  • Highest altitude: 2,095 m (12.89 ft)
  • Lowest altitude: 1,878 m (12.89 ft)
  • Elevation gain: 273 m (12.89 ft)
  • Elevation loss: 63 m (12.89 ft)
  • Links to other trails:
  • Protected Nature Areas:
  • Authorisation required: No

Trail description

This easy trail links the south-east area of Teide National Park, from the Sámara lookout point where Sámara Trail 13 is to the lower part of Teide - Pico Viejo - TF-38 Trail 9, all the way to the Las Narices del Teide lookout point. The trail covers a stretch of one of the old pathways that led to the top of the Island. It journeys across a landscape comprised mostly of recent volcanic matter produced by the volcanic cones around it. Along most of the trail, the ground is covered by lapilli and patches of lava carrying scoria – small molten rocks that have been visibly eroded due to the comings and goings of shepherds and traders on this path. Throughout the walk, you will see broad views over the south of Tenerife, and the sight of the neighbouring islands in the distance adds to the scenic value of this trail, not to mention the view of El Teide and Pico Viejo, which is different from this angle to anywhere else in the National Park.


Altimetría 32. Abeque 

For your own safety, don't forget to check the condition of the trail.

The competent authority will be responsible for informing you if the trail is not recommendable in the wake of adverse weather conditions, as well as if the trail or part of it is closed, etc.

  • Competent authority: Teide National Park
  • About the competent authority: 32. Abeque

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Weather Today
Maximum: 23º
Minimum: 16º
Orotava (La). Partly cloudy to mostly cloudy skies on Saturday morning. In the afternoon isolated showers will occur. At night some drizzle will fall. Temperatures will remain unchanged.
Remember: Prevention, Information and Knowledge are the key to avoiding unpleasant situations.
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  1. Make sure you always have somebody else to walk with, stick to the marked footpaths and respect the way of life, privacy and property of the local inhabitants.
  2. If you keep your noise levels down, you will discover just how much life there is all around you.
  3. Take any rubbish with you, even organic waste. This will help preserve the beauty of the scenery and prevent the proliferation of rodents in the area. Take special care with cigarette butts.
  4. Picking up plants, animals or other items from the environment may entail the loss of irreplaceable resources.
  5. The people who take care of these Protected Nature Areas would be very grateful if you let them know about any incidents you may have noticed on your walk. To do so, contact the Environmental Department of the Island Council of Tenerife:

    Área de Medio Ambiente del Cabildo Insular de Tenerife


  6. Remember that the Island's environment is as unique as it is unpredictable. It must be enjoyed responsibly and sensibly. Take special care in natural areas and don't forget that accidents can happen at any time.
  7. Pay attention to signs.
  8. Check the weather forecast to make sure the conditions are suitable.
  9. Wear suitable clothing and footwear for hiking and always pack your mobile phone, sunscreen, a hat, a coat, a waterproof, enough food and plenty of water in your backpack.
  10. Let your family and/or friends know which route you will be taking and bear in mind how many daylight hours you will need to complete it.