HIKING TRIPS

THE REAL BEAUTY IS HIDING UP IN THE MOUNTAINS

 

TWO TYPES OF TRIPS TO CHOOSE FROM

SMALL & BIG

 

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SMALL TOUR:

small groups (6-17 persons)
friendly and enthusiastic guide
history
culture
traditions
countryside
gastronomy
swimming

Cross the island from the north to the south! Start your day gazing down to the volcanic crater, explore cozy villages, admire the impressive veiws from the islands highest mountain and end up your day swimming by the sand dunes. Suitable also for visitors from Playa del Inglés or Maspalomas.
ITINERARY
Caldera de Bandama – your first stop will take you to the peak of Bandama fromwhere you will have great views into the large crater of the old extinct volcano, over the capital city of Las Palmas and a large part of the eastern coast.

Santa Brígida – cozy village surrounded by a lush vegetation. You will explore it´s historical center and you can grab a quick cup of coffe in and old style coffee shop.

Pico de las Nieves – from the highest located view point of the island you will have amazing mountain views, especially over the mysterious rocks of Roque Nublo and Roque Bentayga. If the visibility is good, you may see even the sister island of Tenerife.

In case the weather is not good on the day of your tour (heavy clouds or strong wind) than there is no point in going to Pico de las Nieves and this stop would be substituted by our secret stop.

San Bartolomé – picturesque mountain village with nice views. Here you will visit an interesting house-museum (free entrance) and find out more about the old traditional way of life in the villages.

Fataga – charming village surrounded by a palm grove. Old cobbled houses with wooden balconies and bouganvilla flowers will make you feel like in another century. Here you will have approximately 1 hour to spend, that you can enjoy for having a nice lunch in a traditional taverna on good prices.

Sand dunes of Maspalomas – one of the symbols of the island situated in its southern extreme. By the light house and a pond of Charco de Maspalomas, you will have 45 minutes for yourself, so don´t forget your swimwear if you´d like to have a quick swim. Afterwards we will drive the eastern highway to return back to Las Palmas

PICKUP
9:10 – Santa Catalina Park – in front of the Tourist Info Center

Maspalomas – Playa del Inglés – San Agustín – you can join our group easily taking a bus number 30. This bus goes every day (even public holidays) at 8:00 from Maspalomas (afterwards passing Playa del Inglés and San Agustín) and it takes aproximately 1 hour to reach Santa Catalina underground bus station in Las Palmas. From there it is 200 meters to reach our departure point. Please inform us in case you are comming from the South.

DROP OFF
16:15 – Santa Catalina Park

Maspalomas – Playa del Inglés – San Agustín – at the end of the tour you can be dropped of by the Light house of Maspalomas, Parque Tropical in Playa del inglés or in San Agustín.

THINGS TO BRING
swimwear, sun protection
in winter months – warm clothing and umbrella/raincoat
INCLUSIONS
professional guide
air-conditioned bus
EXCLUSIONS
food and drinks
CANCELLATION POLICY
You can cancell up to 48 hours prior the excursion without any fee.

BIG TOUR: 

small groups (6-17 persons)
friendly and enthusiastic guide
history
culture
traditions
countryside
gastronomy
shopping
swimming
small hike (optional)
Our Gran Tour Guided Excursion Gran Canaria lets you explore the central and northern part of the island and includes the option of climbing up Ruque Nublo.
ITINERARY
Teror – beautiful townlet with its traditional Canarian architecture and the best preserved historical centre on the island.

Tejeda – mountain village with breathtaking views. We will have time for coffee and we will visit the almonds sweets shop.

Roque Nublo – according to the old proverb: “Who haven’t been to Roque Nublo, haven’t been to Gran Canaria.” we will take a 1 hour hike to this mythical Rock.
This part is optional. If you don‘t feel like hiking, you can wait for us with a beautiful view and homade local products offer.

Puerto de las Nieves – picturesque coastal village, where we will have time for swimming.
For just 7€/person you can also enjoy delicious menu of the seafront tavern (starter, main course, dessert or coffee).

Valley of Agaete – peaceful and fertile valley, where we will visit a family run coffee plantation and taste unique local coffee.

PICKUP
8:20 – Santa Catalina Park – in front of the Tourist Info Center

DROP OFF
18:00 – Santa Catalina Park

THINGS TO BRING
good shoes, swimwear, sun protection
in winter months – warm clothing and umbrella/raincoat
INCLUSIONS
professional guide
air-conditioned bus
entrance fee to the coffee farm and coffee tasting
EXCLUSIONS
food and drinks
CANCELLATION POLICY
You can cancell up to 48 hours prior the excursion without any fee.

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