Spain’s highest mountain is waiting for you – Mount Teide (3.718m) an active volcano!
The hike to the peak is an absolute highlight of your trekking week or your hiking holidays on the island of Tenerife.
The special mountain permit to Teide summit is included in this tour!
Hike to Spain´s highest summit – a must do on Tenerife!
This hiking tour starts 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 refuge 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. After many photos and a rest on the peak you will take the cable car which brings you back down to the parking and starting level.
THE 3rd HIGHEST ACTIVE ISLAND VOLCANO WORLDWIDE
This tour takes place every Thursday and on demand.
Reviews from our clients
Delighted we did it. Well worth it! Pick up on time, friendly guide who was very informative. Really supported you during the trek. Overall a great experience... Read moreCathal20-05-2017
Nice accompaniment great weather My friend loved the landscape. The ascent is breathtaking. Great day.Silke16-05-2016
You can do this hike by taking the cable car then walking the last bit but I wanted to walk... Read moreEmma02-02-2020
An experience! In our case, it was clear from the start that the cable car was not in operation and that we... Read moreF.21-04-2018
Super organized tour As expected, the tour was very strenuous, as the cable car did not run due to the weather and we... Read moreSonja29-04-2017
A demanding walk for someone in their mid-60s but everyone could walk at their own pace and Steffi made sure... Read moreAnonymous30-01-2020
local guide was very expert and friendly. You receive help and advices for the right progression during the whole trip.
Planning... Read moreDario02-12-2017
Extremely awesome day A very competent and nice duo that offers this tour! They speak english, german and spanish! Explain a lot about... Read moreIsabell16-06-2018
Great Day Out! Hard hike up a very steep hill, but what a view from the top!
The Teneriffa Kre-Activ team were outstanding.Matthew20-10-2018
Route of the hike
On this hiking 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
This tour costs 75,- € per person and is not recommendable for children.
Extra costs are the cable car one way ticket for the descent for 13,50€ per person.
Guide and Transfer
Details of the hike
Ascent on loose pumice gravel and lava rocks.
Difference of level: 1500 m ↑ 170 m ↓
Durance: (only hike): approx. 5-6 h
Technique and Condition
Exigent hike over lava rocks and loos 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
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.
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 medium size backpack.
ENQUIRY AND FURTHER INFORMATION
You can contact us by phone:
+34 607 570 357
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TREKKING WEEKS IN GROUPS
All our trekking weeks in groups can be organized for you. We find a program for everybody and all levels. Normally these trekking weeks are in German as most of our clients are from a German speaking country.