A short circular route on old caminos providing the opportunity to visit El Retamar, Santiago del Teide and El Molledo, high above the tourist hot-spots in Los Gigantes. Lots of great views, including an optional visit to the site of an old spring above Santiago del Teide.
Duration: 2.5 hours. Continue reading “(61) El Retamar-Santiago Del Teide Circular (Santiago del Teide)”
This is a fairly undemanding walk in a unique natural environment where life flourishes despite the depredations of fairly recent volcanic eruptions and forest fires. Great views of Montaña Chenyero, El Teide, and the southern flank of the Teno Mountains.
Duration: 2.5 hours Continue reading “(54) Los Poleos-Views of Montana Chinyero Circular (Santiago del Teide)”
A varied and strenuous hike to Las Manchas and back on old stony “caminos” taking in rural terraces, pine trees and lava fields. Great views to Teide and of the southern Teno Mountains. The last 2 kilometres involve an impressive traverse of La Hoya, above the El Bicho tunnels.
Duration: 4 hours Continue reading “(52) Arguayo-Las Manchas-La Hoya Circular (Santiago del Teide)”
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 Continue reading “(48) Tamaimo-Guama Circular (Santiago del Teide)”
A short but energetic walk on the southern side of the Teno Mountains near Santiago del Teide. Great views of the two stunningly beautiful barrancos that lie south of the Masca Gorge, to El Teide, and down to the coastal towns on the West coast.
Duration: 3.5 hours Continue reading “(43) El Molledo-Los Quemados-Degollada del Roque Circular (Santiago del Teide)”
This easy walk allows you to get to know the pretty and popular coastal area between El Varadero and Puerto Santiago. There are good views of La Gomera and the Los Gigantes cliffs.
Duration: 2 hours. Continue reading “(40) El Varadero-Arena-Puerto Santiago Return (Guia de Isora/Santiago del Teide)”
A very scenic rural walk from Santiago del Teide involving a moderate ascent, and taking in fine views of Valle de Arriba, Teide and the Teno mountains. The walk takes you to a shrine which marks the place where the flow of lava from the Chinyero eruption stopped in 1909.
Duration: 3.5 hours Continue reading “(37) Santiago del Teide-Valle de Arriba Circular (Santiago del Teide)”
This delightful circular walk is especially beautiful when the almond trees are in flower during January and February but provides marvellous all-round mountain views at any time of year.
Duration: 2.5 to 3 hours. Continue reading “(09) Almond Blossom Trail (Santiago del Teide)”