PR-TF 40 Tigaiga Mountainside

Technical information

  • Start: El Realejo Alto
  • Finish: El Realejo Alto
  • Approval status: In progress
  • Degree of difficulty: Intermediate
  • Type of trail: Circular
  • Distance: 14.4 km (12.89 ft)
  • Duration: 7 hours 30 mins.
  • Highest altitude: 1,269 m (12.89 ft)
  • Lowest altitude: 350 m (12.89 ft)
  • Elevation gain: 1,390.52 m (12.89 ft)
  • Elevation loss: 1,390.52 m (12.89 ft)
  • Links to other trails:
  • Protected Nature Areas:
  • Authorisation required: No

    Trail description

    The trail begins in the square outside the church of Santiago Apóstol in Realejo Alto (in the municipality of Los Realejos) and follows the route of the La Lora ravine. From there, the trail climbs through the Monteverde greenery and through the lush landscape of Til de los Pavos to the Chanajiga recreation area. You will then continue along the densely vegetated footpath of El Guarda to the El Asomadero lookout point, where the descent towards the La Lora ravine begins. After that, the trail takes you back the way you set off to the square of Santiago Apóstol.


    Altimetría PR-TF 40 Ladera de Tigaiga


    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.

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Weather Today
Maximum: 22º
Minimum: 15º
Realejos (Los). It will be mostly cloudy on Monday morning. In the afternoon, mostly clear skies, but more cloud cover will develop. At night there will be some mist. 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.