Day 1. Flight to Fuerteventura (FUE). Reception at the airport and transfer to the accommodation. Depending on the time of arrival there is the possibility to do some visits on the area.
Day 2. Trip to Morro Jable-Cofete. Jandía Natural Park.
We will travel by car to the south of the island to visit the Jandía Natural Park, consisting on a mountain massif with volcanic origin that divides in two the thinnest part of Fuerteventura. The name comes from an endemic flora to the island: cardón de Jandía, a type of a cactus that has become one of the symbols of Fuerteventura.
We will do a lineal route to have the best views of Cofete beach, in the Barlovento coast. Later we will go to the spectacular beach of Cofete.
Distance 15 km. Ascent + 600 m – 600 m Estimated time 4-6 horas (there is the option to make the route shorter).
We have different opportunities to go for a swim in the ocean either at Cofete or at any of the beaches that we Will visit along the route like Esquinzo or Sotavento.
Day 3. El Cardón Mountain. Betancuria RURAL Park. El Cotillo-Esquinzo Beach
Today we Will do 3 visits from the South to the North including 3 walks in 3 interesting sites of Fuerteventura: we will climb El Cardón, we will visit Betancuria Rural Park stopping at Betancuria and Morro Veloso Viewpoint and we will finish the day at sunset walking along the beach and the cliffs of Esquinzo Beach.
El Cardón mountain, Montaña del Cardón Natural Monument.
We will walk along a mountainous area that is the remains of an old volcano. Its summit, the Cardón, is a volcanic plug. From the top there are great views over the Fuerteventura´s south coast.
Distance 6 km. Ascent + 420 m – 420 m Estimated time 3 hours.
Betancuria and Morro Velosa Viewpoint
Betancuria is the former capital of Fuerteventura. Nowadays it preserves a beautiful old town that we will visit. Very close we find Morro Velosa Viewpoint, designed by César Manrique. This is a nice place to have a coffee and relax with great views.
El Cotillo-Esquinzo Beach.
From Cotillo we will go south along the coast to reach Esquinzo Beach. Always walking by the ocean, we will go up to the highest cliffs and then go down to unspoilt beaches. In a clear day we will enjoy a beautiful sunset.
Distance 7 km. Ascent + 120 m – 120 m Estimated time 2-3 hours.
Day 4. Trip to Lobos Island. Islote de Lobos Natural Park. Visit to Corralejo beach, Calderón Hondo volcano, Malpaís (lava field) de la Arena y Oliva.
Its name comes from the monk seals, also called sea wolves, that lived in this territory not long ago.
It is just a 15 min sailing journey to get to Lobos Island. Once there, we will do a circular route visiting several beaches.
Distance 12 km. Ascent + 110 m – 110 m Estimated time 3-4 hours.
*it is possible to buy a boat trip with a duration of 3 hours.
Back in Fuerteventura we will walk along Corralejo beach and we will finish the day visiting Calderón Hondo volcano, the rare landscape of Malpaís de la Arena and the small village of Oliva.
Day 5. Transfer to Corralejo. Ferry from Fuerteventura to Lanzarote. Trip to Los Ajaches Natural Monument, Femés-La Casa and La Arena beaches-Quemada Beach.
After we have arrived to Lanzarote at the south side of the island, we will travel by car to the small village of Femés (450m) that is the gate to the Ajaches massif.
Many birds of prey and seabirds live in the sea cliffs of this area.
We will start from Femés and we will go across the mountains that separate us from the sea to later start our way down to reach the beautiful beaches of La Casa, El Paso, La Arena and finishing at Playa Quemada.
Distance 10 km. Ascent + 220 m – 540 m Estimated time 3-4 hours
Day 6. Timanfaya National Park. Trip to Caldera Blanca, Islote Hilario and optional Volcano Route by bus. Visit to Jaemos del Agua and Los Verdes Cave.
Timanfaya National Park was created after a series of volcanic eruptions forming a landscape of great beauty. The last eruption occurred in 1824 but there is still an ongoing volcanic activity with hot spots that reach 100-130 ºC in surface and even higher in deeper areas.
There are more than 25 volcanos in Timanfaya and, although we will not be able to climb all of them, at least we will go up to Caldera Blanca to discover this spectacular corner of the Canary archipelago.
Distance 10 km. Ascent + 350 m – 350 m Estimated time 3 hours
We will visit Islote Hilario where we will see the high temperatures reached in this point just below the surface. We recommend you to do the Volcanoes Route, that must be done by bus. The tour last for 30 min and you will cover 14 km of a beautiful road while the audio guide explains the origin and the peculiarities of the park.
In the afternoon we will visit Jameos del Agua and Los Verdes Cave, both located in the interior of a volcanic tube created during several eruptions of the Corona Volcano. Los Jameos del Agua were originated by a lake of sea water.
Day 7. Trip to La Graciosa Island. Free time at the beach. Chinijo Archipelago Natural Park.
La Graciosa is a small island located at the North East of Lanzarote and forms part of the Chinijo Archipelago Natural Park. “Chinijo” means in the local dialect small archipelago. It is the largest marine reserve in Europe, and above water, it is also of great interest its volcanic formations. We also find plant and animal species with special protection.
After a short trip by boat, we will disembark at Caleta del Sebo, a very picturesque village where the streets are made of sand.
We will cover walking part of the island, the interior and also the coast, with beautiful beaches in which to walk barefoot or go for a swim in the ocean.
Distance 16 km. Ascent + 200 m – 200 m Estimated time 4 hours.
Day 8. Gracioseros Way. Visit to Mirador del Río (viewpoint) and César Manrique Museum.
We will travel to the Northwest of Lanzarote to do a nice coastal route reaching The Risco Beach, with beautiful views of the Graciosa Island. The Gracioseros Way is an old path used by the inhabitants of La Graciosa on their arrival to Lanzarote.
Distance 9 km. Ascent + 400 m – 400 m Estimated time 5 hours.
Later on, we will visit Mirador del Rio by César Manrique and also the museum dedicated to this artist.
Day 9. Transfer to Lanzarote airport.
- Certified Mountain Guide for the duration of the trip.
- 8 nights of hotel in a double room with breakfast included (single room supplement applies)
- Transfers: Private transfer from Fuerteventura airport, ferry from Fuerteventura to Lanzarote and transfer to Lanzarote airport.
- Accidents and rescue insurance cover.
- Trip managment.
- 2 nights at Hostal Tamonante * in Gran Tarajal, Fuerteventura. Breakfast included in a local café.
- 2 nights at Atlantic Garden Beach Mate Apartments *** in Corralejo, Fuerteventura. https://www.atlanticgardenbeachmate.com
- 4 nights at Galeon Playa Apartments *** in Costa Teguise, Lanzarote. Breakfast included. https://www.galeonplaya.com
- Flight tickets. Muntania can manage the flights for a 20€ fee. The inbound flight is to Fuerteventura and the outbound flight is from Lanzarote.
- Meals (they will be organised/suggested by the guide at local restaurants or packed lunches for the activities).
- Ferry to Lobos Island (16€ return ticket) and to La Graciosa Island (27€ return ticket)
- Entry tickets required to any protected area.
- Any other activity not including in the programme