5 days itinerant hiking : La Gomera + ascent of the Teide (Tenerife)

The program

Day 1 : Vallehermoso – Garajonay National Park – Chipude

The first day offers on a few kilometers a wide range of landscapes. During the way up (N3) to the National Park, you walk between many types of vegetation. Once on the top, you discover the ridge laurisilva forest, like in a tale. The tortuous trees are covered with moss floating according to the trade winds. Fog often creates there a fantasmagorical atmosphere…Absolutely magic! Then you go down to the other side. You go through several countryside hamlets. You also enjoy spectaculars views to the deep Valle Gran Rey Rural Park with its traditional terrace cultivation.

 

N2 : Walking time :3 h30 / Gradiant : +300m, -500m

N3 : Walking time : 7h / Gradiant : + 1 400m, -500m

Night : Chipude

 

Day 2 : Chipude- Alto de Garajonay (island summit) -  Imada/Alajeró

The second day route allows you to discover some cultural, geological and botanical treasures of La Gomera. Indeed, you start your walk in the tiny village of Chipude where you can see traditional rural architecture. You get impressed by the Fortaleza, huge geological monument overlooking the first part of your journey. If you wish (N3) you can go up to the island summit (Alto de Garajonay : 1487m) which offers a 360º view to the neighbouring islands. Then you go down to the villages of Imada and Alajero.

 

N2 : Walking time : 5h /Gradiant : +500m, -800m

N3 : Walking time : 7h / Gradiant : + 700m, -900m

Night : Alajeró, Imada (45min walking time less), or Playa Santiago

 

Day 3 : Alajeró – Imada - Guarimiar - Playa Santiago

During day 3, you go through lovely villages: Alajeró located at the bottom of a holy mountain (Tagaragunche) then Imada nested between two mountains. After you go down through the most beautiful canyon of the island : Guarimiar. It narrows down along the path and at the bottow you discover a true oasis with palm trees, orange trees, mango trees and nice small stone houses. If you choose high level (N3) you go up on an amazing path sculpted into the cliff. Then you go down to Playa Santiago.

 

N2 : Walking time : 5h /Gradiant : +250m, -1100m

N3 : Walking time : 6h / Gradiant : + 550m, -1400m

Night : Playa Santiago

 

Day 4 : El Teide National Park: first part

After having looked so much to El Teide volcano from La Gomera, you go up to its summit! El Teide, highest volcano in Tenerife, is also highest mountain in Spain with 3718m.

During this first part of the ascent, you go up 900m gradiant to the shelter. Sceneries are amazing! Changing from one island to another one, you go to another planet!

 

N3 : Walking time : 4h /Gradiant : +900m

Night : Teide refuge

 

Day 5 : El Teide National Park: second part

During the second part of the ascent, we start with lamps early morning at night to be on the top for sunrise. From El Teide Peak, scenery is wonderful and you can admire the huge crater and the other islands of Tenerife, La Gomera, La Palma, El Hierro and Gran Canaria.

 

N3 : Walking time : 4h /Gradiant : +500m et-1400m

Audrey

Official Guide

Our advantages:

   1. Itinerant hiking tour

   2. Guided/selfguided:

    - All time with an official guide

    - First day with an official guide and self-          guided the next days

   3. Local person to contact in case you need during your stay

   4. Flexible route: each day you can choose between a moderate (N2) or a hard (N3) level for your walk

   5.  Luggage transfer included for all walking days

 

2 possible levels for your daily route :

N2 = Moderate : between 3 and 5 hours, gradiant+ : 600m max

N3 = High between 4 and 8 hours, gradiant+ : >600m

 

 

Selfguided option

Price

Number of people.....  Price per person

2 people ....................................  400 €/p

3 people ....................................  320 €/p

4 people ....................................  240 €/p

5 people ....................................  200 €/p

6 people ....................................  175 €/p

 

Included:

- First day with a local english speaking official guide

- Luggage transfer from Vallehermoso (day 1) to Tenerife South (day 5)

- Transportation required for your tour from Vallehermoso (day 1) to Tenerife South (day 5)

- Local guide phone contact during all your hiking tour

- Detailed maps and roadbook for selfguided part

- Ferryboat transfer between La Gomera and Tenerife on day 4

 

 Not included:

- hotels

- food

 For hotels, you will be given a list with hotels where to spend a night so that you can book by yourself. If you want your hotels to be booked by a travel agency we can give you a contact.

 

Guided option

Price

Number of people.....  Price per person

2 people ....................................  475 €/p

3 people ....................................  360 €/p

4 people ....................................  280 €/p

5 people ....................................  245 €/p

6 people ....................................  210 €/p

 

Included:

- 5 days with a local english speaking guide

- Luggage transfer from Vallehermoso (day 1) to Tenerife South (day 5)

- Transportation required for your tour from Vallehermoso (day 1) to Tenerife South (day 5)

- Ferryboat transfer between La Gomera and Tenerife on day 4

 

Not included

- hotels

- Food

For hotels, you will be given a list with hotels where to spend a night so that you can book by yourself. If you want your hotels to be booked by a travel agency we can give you a contact.

 

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Ipalan, Lomo de Los Cardos SN, 38812 Alajeró, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Islas Canarias, España

Matriculación registro general turístico:  Intermediador turistico I-0004482.1  Turismo Activo TA-6-0006344.36

Audrey Favard Labas, guía de turismo de Canarias Nº3693

Hojas de reclamación disponibles al final de la excursión o en la sede del jueves al viernes de 18h-20h

Reclaim sheets available at the end of the tour or at the office from thrusday to friday 18h-20h

Feuilles de réclamations disponibles à la fin de l'excursion ou au siège de l'entreprise du jeudi au vendredi de 18h-20h

No ofrecemos viajes combinados / we don't offer combined trip / Nous ne proposons pas de voyages combinés

 

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