Day 1. Arrival to Gran Canaria
Reception of participants and transfer to Agüimes
Day 2. The palm grove of Santa Lucía de Tirajana
On our first day we will visit the most important palm grove of Gran Canaria. In the past, the palm groves occupied most of the island, but human activity has caused a retreat. This route goes through one of the best and biggest palm groves of Gran Canaria.
Distance 11 km. Ascent +400 m – 357 m. Time 4h 30min
Night in Agüimes.
Day 3. Tirajana Caldera
Tirajana Caldera is a place of extraordinary beauty, where the high mountains meet the deep gullies. In this circular route we will walk into one of the Canarias pine tree forests of the south that forms part of the region of Tirajanas to get to the edge of the Tirajana Caldera, a hollow carved by the erosion of the rains.
Distance 15 km. Ascent +565 m – 565 m. Time 4h 30min
Night in Agüimes
Day 4. Pico de las Nieves
Today we will explore the summits of Gran Canaria. We will travel by car to Llanos de la Pez to go over the path that connects Pico de las Nieves and Pico de la Catedral. From the heights we will contemplate Tenerife and Teide. The views and the volcanic rock formations are a spectacle worth seeing.
Distance 11 km. Ascent + 756 m – 756 m. Time 5h 30min
Night in Tejeda.
Day 5. Roque Nublo circular route
In today’s route we will visit the Roque Nublo Natural Monument, located at the top of the Gran Canaria island, in the municipality of Tejeda. Roque Nublo is the remains of the plug of a great volcano and it is the most iconic image of the island of Gran Canaria. It is situated in the geographical centre of the island, overlooking Calderas de Tejeda.
Night in Tejeda.
Distance 9 km. Ascent + 525 m – 525 m. Time 4h 30min
Day 6. Tilos de Moya
We can´t leave the island without visiting one of the laurel forests that still remain in the Canarias archipelago. It is situated above Barranco de Moya and forms part of the Doramas Rural Park with the distinction of Special Natural Reserve. It is home to endangered endemic species like cresta de gallo.
Night in Agaete
Distance 10 km. Ascent + 500 m – 550 m. Time 4h
Day 7. Outbound flight.
- Certified mountain guide for the whole trip.
3 nights in Hotel Rural Casa de Los Camellos (Agüimes) in a double room with breakfast.
2 nights in Hotel Parador de Cruz de Tejeda (Tejeda) in a double room with breakfast.
1 nights in Hotel & Spa Cordial Roca Negra (Agaete) in a double room with breakfast.
- Private transport.
- Accident insurance.
- Trip management.
- Flight tickets. (Possibility to arrange flights with Exploring Spain)
- Any additional activity.