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Teide-Ascent

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.

Hike to Spain`s highest summit – a must do on Tenerife!

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

On this tour you have to get over 1500 high meters on loose lava ground and rocks. You will get to see a lunar landscape with practically no vegetation. If you feel comfortable in rough and rocky terrain, have some alpine experience and an excellent condition, this moutain tour will be ideal for you.

Details of the tour

Please note – for the Teide tours you have to bring your original passport or ID with you!
Transfer from the starting point to the end of the tour. All our hikes are organized with a tour guide in your language, who can inform you about Tenerife`s insights, flora und fauna and much more. We only work together with locals who live for many years or their whole life on the island.

Prices

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
English speaking tour guide, transfer from/to your hotel in the south of Tenerife (Los Cristianos, Las Americas and Costa Adeje, please ask for other meeting points.)

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

Equipment
Hiking shoes or boots are absolutely necessary. They also can be hired as well as hiking sticks. Make your reservation (3,- € per pair and 1,- € per stick)!
Weather, sun and wind protection and your passport or ID.
Drinking water
Please bring at least 2 – 2,5l per person for this hike.
Other belongings

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.

Your enquiry and further information

You can contact us by phone under:
+34 607 570 357

or send an e-mail to:
info@teneriffa-kreaktiv.com