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Tenerife Mt Teide and Masca Valley Full-Day Tour with Vilaflor

Leave your southern Tenerife hotel by air-conditioned coach, and travel to Teide National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site that surrounds Mt Teide, a volcano located at the heart of the island. One of Spain’s tallest volcanoes at roughly 12,198 feet (3,718 meters), Mt Teide makes for an impressive visit, and its views over the island are incredible.Gaze out of the window as you travel through Vilaflor, one of the highest villages in Spain. After traveling through the village’s winding streets, continue through the countryside — a region known for its rugged volcanic landscapes with lunar-like rock formations and sweeping stretches of volcanic soil. Head through La Orotava Valley and arrive in Icod de los Vinos, home to the island’s legendary dragon tree. While there are many dragon trees in Tenerife, the specimen in Icod de los Vinos is by far the largest — standing at 56 feet (17 meters) high — and also the oldest; many believe that the tree is more than 1,000 years old.Stop to stretch your legs and pose for photos by the impressive tree, and then continue by coach to visit two villages in the Masca countryside: Garachico and Masca. Partially destroyed by a volcanic eruption in the early 18th century, Garachico is known as one of the best vantage points to see the gorgeous rural landscape that typifies the Masca valley. Likewise, Masca enjoys spectacular scenery with dramatic rock formations and pretty houses stacked into the cliffs. Once a pirates’ hideaway, the village is home to some of Tenerife’s most breathtaking views, so have your camera ready as you explore. Use your free time in both villages to walk around, perhaps enjoy lunch (own expense) and soak up the sights. In the late afternoon, meet back up with your guide and travel back toward southern Tenerife, through the countryside of Santiago del Teide. If your tour takes place on a Wednesday, enjoy a stop at the Cliffs of Los Gigantes to soak up some more impressive views. Finally, finish your tour with a hotel drop-off in the early evening.

$32.88 Tours & Sightseeing

Tenerife Landscapes Full Day Tour

Begin your tour on the island’s southwest coast, and enjoy stunning views of Los Gigantes. Pass through the village of Santiago del Teide and into the Erjos mountains until you reach the plateau of the volcano, where you can admire the varied colors and rock formations of Mount Teide. Head north and pass through El Tanque, stopping at the Mirador de Garachico observation platform. Take in views of the small village below, partly destroyed by a volcanic eruption in 1706. Then continue on to Icod de los Vinos to visit the famous 3000-year-old Dragon tree.Stop at La Orotava, a beautiful old town full of history, art, and stunning architecture. Wander  to La Casa de los Balcones and visit its artisan center to shop for traditional embroidery and other wares. Make a brief stop in Mirador de Humbolt before heading south. Finish your day in Candelaria with a visit to the black Madonna, patron saint of the Canary Islands, before returning to your starting point.

$581.28 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Tenerife, Mt. Teide, Los Gigantes Cliffs, Helicopter Tour

Start your experience with a pickup from your hotel in the Cristianos to Callao Salvaje area of south Tenerife, or hotel in Los Gigantes. If you’re based anywhere else on the island, make your own way to the heliport near Costa Adeje in time for your selected flight departure slot.On arrival at the heliport, meet your expert pilot and get a safety briefing on the round-trip flight ahead. Then, hop inside your shared 4-passenger helicopter for your 50-minute trip.Put on your seat belt and 2-way radio headset so you can hear your pilot’s commentary. The pilot will point out the major sights, and recount fascinating facts about Tenerife’s geology and natural history as you fly.Thrill as your helicopter whirrs upwards and spend the next 50 minutes or so flying over the island’s awesome mountains, ravines, forests and sea cliffs.Cruise to Teide National Park, the UNESCO-listed reserve dominated by Mt Teide, Spain’s highest peak. Soar over the summit and surrounding plains, and float over the pine woods of Corona Forestal Natural Park that fringe the Teide reserve.Gaze down at the wine-growing La Orotava region and mountains of Vilaflor, and snap photos of Santiago del Teide, where lava from a 1909 volcanic eruption has solidified along the valley.Enjoy aerial views of the towering Los Gigantes cliffs on Tenerife’s west coast. See the white Atlantic breakers crashing onto the cliffs — the tallest in Europe — and whirr over the black sand beaches along the coast.After almost an hour in the air, arrive back at the heliport and celebrate your flight with a complimentary drink, specially laid on for you.Your experience then ends with a drop-off at your hotel in the Cristianos to Callao Salvaje area of south Tenerife, or your Los Gigantes hotel. If you’re based elsewhere, your experience concludes at the heliport.

$84.55 Shore Excursions

Teide Sunset and Stars

Pick up : we will pick up you at 18:00 in Summer 17:00 -16:30 in Winter. The pick up is free for the people that stay in la Laguna, Santa Cruz , Candelaria and Tabaiba also Tegueste. Puerto de la Cruz 20 eur more to pay when we pick up you. Adeje, Arona , San Miguel, Granadilla( South of the island) 30 eur more to pay when we pick up you. Los Gigantes, Santiago del Teide 40 eur more to pay when we pick up you. The Teide sky is the best to see the stars because we haven´t light polution. Today we will visit La Laguna the more charm city in Tenerife Unesco World Heritage Site, it was the old capital of the island and home of the Public University. Through the dense and marvellous Esperanza forest we will head to the National Park , before we will stop in a place where you can get something for dinner and to drink during this journey we are going to stop in several view point where you can make photos and see how is the sky changing . Once in the national park we will stop in a place where you can see the sunset and the stars. For this activity you will need warm clothes such us coat, two pairs of socks, jersey, warm trousers, gloves ,wool hat and a torch. We advise you to wear also thermal T-shirt. the temperature in Teide at Night is lower than in the morning. The weather is high mountain weather so is very warm in Summer in the Morning but very cold at Night.

$76.33 Shore Excursions

Anaga's Biosphere Reserve tour

The tour starts with a panoramic visit to Santa Cruz, then we visit las Teresitas beach the only one with golden sand, we will stop in a coffe bar to drink the delicious coffee barraquito specialty of the island. The price is not included.We continue with the visit to the sea part of Anaga where  nature as the best artist has sculpted funny figures in the volcanic rocks. we will head to the laurel forest where you will enjoy endemic plants and some birds that you can only see in this small part of the world. We also stop during the journey in several viewpoints where you can take nice photos.Once in the forest we will walk in a short trail (15 minutes) adapted for wheelchairs.Due to the wet weather we advise you to wear a pullover and sport shoes. At the end we can enjoy the beautiful beautiful and elegant city of the lagoon, seat of the University, witness of many events in history for being the first capital of the island. Later we will leave you at the hotel. The pick up in your accomodation or ship will be free if you are in Santa Cruz , La Laguna, candelaria, Tabaiba, Radazul. If you are in the North will be 20 eur per booking payable when we pick up you, in the south of the Island (Adeje,Arona,Granadilla) 30 eur per booking , (Los Gigantes and Santiago del Teide ) 35 eur per booking. If you usually feel sick in the curved roads we advise you to take one hour before biodramin with caffeine.

$95.12 Outdoor Activities

Road Cycling Tenerife - Masca Route

Masca is a hamlet hidden between impressive stone walls, the road that accesses the village already supposes a spectacle.We move to the town of Guía de Isora to start our adventure, possibly the most spectacular and hardest you've ever done. Once past the Chío village we continue to Santiago del Teide to make a stop and cross to the north face of the island. We descend to Buenavista del Norte, known as Isla Baja, where we will continue for about 10 kilometers between banana plantations. We have 12 kms of constant climbing before facing the challenge of the day, Masca, one of the most demanding climbs of the island with only 4 kms and with ramps between 19% and 20% of unevenness. Distance: 95 km Ascent: 2,100 meters Descent: 1,575 meters The route includes:Carbon Bike ( Look 765 or Bianchi Sempre Pro)HelmetPedals (Look Keo, Shimano SPD-SL or SPD)ShoesExpert guideEnergy bar or gelWater or isotonic drinkPick up from hotelTransfer to exit point

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