There are marvellous views on this walk – of the surrounding ancient volcanic landscape, the pleasant rural countryside around Arona, and down to the coast. However, the mid-section is rough walking on an, at times, unclear path, so is not recommended for inexperienced hikers.
Duration: 3 hours Continue reading “(106) Vento-Camino Viejo Adeje Circular (Arona)”
This is quite a strenuous half-day excursion in the hills above the SW coast, rewarded by great wide-open views. Initially, the route traverses 8 barrancos on the path to El Jaral. It then ascends steeply, offering more scenic opportunities before dropping back to pretty Chirche.
Duration: 4 hours Continue reading “(94) Chirche-Sendero Tagara Circular (Guia de Isora)”
On a bright day there are great coastal and mountain views on this “there and back” route from little known east-coast settlement of La Jaca to the popular seaside town of Abades. The paths can be very rough and the steep ups and downs, in places, are a test of stamina.
Duration: 4 hours Continue reading “(78) La Jaca-La Listada-Abades Return (Arico)”
This fairly strenuous walk is described as moderate to hard because of the tricky and demanding section crossing Barranco Ramallo (see walk Description). Otherwise, a fine walk on old paths, with great open views. El Jaral and Guia de Isora are both attractive and interesting places.
Duration: 4.5 hours Continue reading “(62) Guia de Isora-Casa Ramallo-El Jaral Circular (Guia de Isora)”
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 strenuous hill-walk, high up in the municipality of Guia de Isora, enjoying a variety of wonderful rural surroundings. Great views all around – from sea to mountain tops.
Duration: 2.75 hours Continue reading “(45) El Jaral-El Choro Circular (Guia de Isora)”
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)”
A tough but rewarding walk up the edge of the wild and wonderful Barranco de Erques to the charming village of Vera de Erques, then back to the tidy little Canarian settlement of Tijico Bajo.
Duration: 4.5 hours Continue reading “(29) Tijoco Bajo-Vera de Erques Circular (Adeje/ Guia de Isora)”