Experience more than just Lanzarote’s beautiful beaches on this full-day trip from Fuerteventura. Explore the awe-inspiring Fire Mountains with an optional camel ride before tracing the jagged Route of the Volcanoes. Then, head to a winery in the heart of the island’s winemaking region to sample some delicious local wine. End your tour with free time at Playa Blanca where you might soak up the sun on the sands or explore the town in search of a delicious, traditional meal.
Make your own way to Corralejo Harbour in northern Fuerteventura to board a ferry for your 30-minute crossing to Lanzarote. On arrival in Playa Blanca, where your ferry boat docks, enjoy around an hour of free time to refuel with a drink and a snack (own expense) before joining up with your local guide. Then, hop into an air-conditioned coach and relax as you cruise along the island roads, taking in views of pristine beaches and marveling at the distinct volcanic landscape.Your first stop of the tour is Timanfaya National Park. As you draw closer, feel dwarfed by the towering ring of dormant volcanoes known as the Fire Mountains (Montañas de Fuego), then set off on a 15-minute optional camel ride (own expense) to get a closer look at the incredible ochre landscape.Return to your coach and head to the top of one of the Fire Mountains. Walk with your guide around the summit and hear how the park lies on top of a residual magma chamber that reaches temperatures of around 752°F (400°C). Then, watch in amazement as your guide performs tricks to demonstrate the immense geothermal energy stirring below.Next, trace the Route of the Volcanoes, soaking up the stunning views as your coach rumbles along the slopes. As you travel, listen to your guide talk about the 18th-century eruptions that formed the area’s surreal landscape.Then, continue on to La Geria, Lanzarote’s verdant winemaking region. Gaze out of the window at the endless sea of vineyards, and listen to your guide talk about the methods that local winemakers use to produce the island’s refreshing, fruity wine. Then, visit a local winery and head inside to sample a glass.After, head back to Playa Blanca. With up to four hours here to spend at your leisure before catching the return ferry, perhaps make your way to the beach to relax on the sands or cool off in the clear waters, or take a seat at one of the many cafes or restaurants to refuel with a drink and some food (own expense).Your tour then concludes back at Corralejo Harbour in Fuerteventura.