Spain`s highest mountain is waiting for you – Pico del Teide (3.718m)! The absolute highlight of your trekking week or your complete holidays on the island.
You start on the road through the National Park in direction El Portillo at a level of 2.300 m. On the track which leads to the refug your pass the “White Mountain” Montaña Blanca with the Teide eggs. The first part is not that steep and you walk over pumice and lava gravel. After round about 1,5 h the trail climbs steeper and you will reach your lunch break at the hut Refugio de Altavista. The further part is strenous over solidified lava flows and rocks to the mountain station of the cable car. You are able to reach the Teide summit only with a special permit, which will be organized by us. The views are amazing and with a bit of luck you will see the neighbour islands El Hierro, La Gomera, La Palma and Gran Canaria zu sehen. After many photos and a rest on the summit you will take the cable car which brings you down to the parking and starting level.
THE 3rd HIGHEST ACTIVE ISLAND VOLCANOE ON THE WORLD
This tour takes place every Thursday and on demand
Route of the hike
Details of the tour
This tour costs 75,- € per person and it nor recommendable for children.
Extra costs are the cable car the one way ticket for the descent with the cable car plus 13,50€ per person.
Guide and Transfer
Extra costs 13,50 € for the cable car one-way ticket. If the cable car could not work due to strong winds or extreme climatic conditions you have to descent on the same trail.
In this case there will be no refund of the tour price.
Details of the hike
Ascent on loose pumice gravel and lava rocks.
Difference of level: 1500 m ↑ 170 m ↓
Durance: (only hike): aprox. 5-6 h
Technique and Condition
Exigent hike over lava rocks and loose underground.
Please note that on this tour symptoms of high mountain sickness could occur!
An excellent fitness and no health problems are essential!
Technique: middle – difficult
Condition: very good – excellent
Weather, sun and wind protection and your passport or ID.
For the Teide summit tours you have to bring your original passport or ID. The mountain permit to access the Teide peak is organized by us and included in the price.
Accident insurance for all participants is included in the tour price.
We recommend a small backpack.
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