Travel Guide Teneriffa Hiking routes
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Hiking in Teneriffa

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With currently 1,365 hiking routes all around Teneriffa there are plenty of options for outdoor enthusiasts. In total 1,357 hikes and 8 city walks are waiting to be explored. We know it’s hard to pick one, so here’s an overview of some of the best hiking routes around Teneriffa.
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The best hiking routes in Teneriffa

Hiking route · Teneriffa

Tegueste from Pedro Alvarez via La Orilla

moderate
6.6 km
2:09 h
330 m
451 m
This walk via La Orilla and La Degollada offers persisting countryside aroma and panoramic views.
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from Happy Hiker,   Community
Hiking route · Teneriffa

Los Silos from Rosa Vieja

moderate
6.5 km
2:41 h
95 m
743 m
This walk via La Tierra el Trigo and Cuevas Negras offers persisting countryside aroma, panoramic views, and a dramatic Barranco descent.
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from Happy Hiker,   Community
Hiking route · Teneriffa

Rundwanderung um den Montaña el Cedro

moderate
8.3 km
3:47 h
304 m
304 m
Diese einfache Rundwanderung um den Montaña el Cedro ist eine Erweiterung des offiziellen Senderos Nr. 18 Chavao.
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Hiking route · Teneriffa

Loop walk from Afur

moderate
12.1 km
4:15 h
928 m
906 m
Follow a cactus lined, rocky canyon downhill to a secluded beach with wild blue waters. Then take in stunning coastline views as you traverse and ...
from Macs Adventure,   Macs Adventure
Hiking route · Teneriffa

Loop walk to Chinyero

easy
11.1 km
3:30 h
394 m
389 m
An easy going loop walk passes through pine forests and across black volcanic land with an almost otherwordly feeling at times.
from Macs Adventure,   Macs Adventure
Hiking route · Teneriffa

Loop walk to Teno Alto

moderate
9.6 km
5:00 h
545 m
542 m
A wonderful loop walk following two of the islands Pequeña Recorrido (PR) trails through woodland and over mountain tops with panoramic views in ...
from Macs Adventure,   Macs Adventure

Loop walk from Chamorga

Follow soft dirt trails up through shady woodland, whilst taking in the lofty views that expose themselves every so often before descending almost to the waters edge at Roque Bermejo. After a little rest it's time to tackle the final uphill section through a cactus lined valley back to Chamorga.

El Rosario from Las Rosas

This is a circular walk from Las Rosas in the district of El Rosario. The walk offers persisting panoramic views and countryside aroma.

Loop walk from Cruz del Carmen to Chinamada

Follow winding paths through shady woodland before marvelling at the preciptous views into the Anaga valley and it's surrounding mountains.

Linear Walk to Mount Guajara

An initial relaxing stoll through martian landscapes takes you to the base of Mount Guajara where you then follow steep winding trails up to it's grand summit and remains of the worlds first observatory.

Santiago del Teide to Masca

A strenuous uphill start to the day soon takes you onto the Cumbre de Bolico ridgeline with wonderful views into the Masca Valley and out to the island of La Gomera.

Mount Teide Loop Walk

Take the cable car close to the summit before a long descent from the very top of the island, through ancient pyroclastic flows, past Montana Blanco and all the way back to the floor of Las Cañadas caldera.

Roques de García Loop Walk

Enjoy a straightforward and very well-way marked circular walk to Roques de García, exploring an area rich in unique geology as you pass a range of lava rock formations. 

TFS-005-Barranco de Chijas Return

This short, there and back, walk into the depths of Barranco de Chijas from Valle de San Lorenzo provides a fascinating insight into the traditional means of supplying water to the island. Some rough rock scrambling involved.Duration: Around 2.5 hours.

Walk Vilaflor to Parador de las Canades

A strenuous but manageable hike through dramatic alternating landscapes with spectacular views over blue seas and coastlines before turning inland to the rough red rocky desert and mountains surrounding Mount Teide.

Mount Teide Loop Walk from The Parador

Take the cable car close to the summit before a long descent from the very top of the island, through ancient pyroclastic flows, past Montana Blanco and all the way back to the floor of Las Cañadas caldera.

TFS-048-Tamaimo-Guama Circular

An exhilarating and energetic hike to the peak of Montana Guama, looming over Tamaimo between Santiago del Teide and Los Gigantes. A sequence of breathtaking views in all directions throughout the walk compensate for the sometimes difficult route.Duration: 4 hours

Loop Walk to Paisaje Lunar

A pleasant and very enjoyable short walk which, after one tough climb, allows for some easy-going walking through pine forests and over volcanic rock.

Loop Walk to Chinyero

An easy going loop walk passes through pine forests and across black volcanic land with an almost otherwordly feeling at times.

TFS-010-Poris to Punta de Abona Lighthouse

A short coastal walk from Poris to the lighthouse at Punta de Abona.

TFS-030-Old Vilaflor Town-Pino Enano Circular

A fascinating walk through the flower-bedecked and historic mountain village of Vilaflor, also taking a short uphill hike into the surrounding pine forest to see a very special tree, the Pino Enano, and the marvellous views from the rocky outcrop it inhabits.Duration: 2 hours.

TFS-008-Palm-Mar-Malpais-Punta de Rasca

An interesting walk into the Malpais of Rasca reaching the Rasca lighthouse before returning along the coastal path.Duration: 3 to 3.5 hoursPublic transport: Titsa 467 to Guaza, then 468 to Palm Mar

TFS-013-Arico Nuevo-La Sabinita Circular

From the old-world charm of Arico Nuevo through a landscape of golden stone, rural terraces, and wild barrancos. This walk has so much going for it!

TFS-002-Silencio to Amarilla Golf Circular

A short coastal walk along the rocky coastline between Costa del Silencio and Amarilla Golf with an ascent of Montana Amarilla in the final section.Duration: around 2 hours.



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