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Fuerteventura: Wild Coast and Legends Hike

4.9 / 5

48 reviews

Fuerteventura: Wild Coast and Legends Hike

From US$ 64.37 per person

Discover the authentic west coast of Fuerteventura on a hike to a tiny chapel in the middle of a ravine. Enjoy an off-the-beaten-path tour that will take you through unspoiled nature and along the island's rugged coastline.

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Duration 5.5 hours
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Spanish, English, German
Pickup included
You will be picked up from your hotel. Transfer included in the south, Jandia, Costa Calma, La Pared, Tarajalejo. Guests from Las Playitas please contact the tour operator for pick-up or a central meeting point.
Small group
Limited to 12 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Follow old shepherd trails through the western part of Fuerteventura and learn more about the legend of the patron saint La Peña
  • Discover the rugged west coast with its bizarre rock formations and hear more about life in long forgotten times
  • Enjoy a tour through unspoiled nature and a delicious lunch with local snacks
Full description
Look forward to a hike in the western part of Fuerteventura and discover Las Peñitas Ravine close to Ajuy and the chapel. Ascend the ravine to see the place where the Virgen de la Peña, the patron saint of Fuerteventura, appeared. The figure of Holy Mary can still be found in a small chapel. Enjoy breathtaking views overlooking the entire valley far away from tourist crowds. If you're lucky, get the chance to observe wild goats and raptors. Drive 5 kilometers to the fishing village of Ajuy to start the second part of your hike. Discover the amazing coastal section that is not only a natural monument but also the oldest part of the island. Hike along the rugged coastline to a secluded black beach with a giant monolith with a big hole in the middle. Listen to the legend about this mystic place within a nature unspoiled. Head back to the village of Ajuy and enjoy some local snacks. Complete the day in a friendly and relaxing atmosphere before returning to your hotel.
Includes
  • Transfer from your hotel in the south of the island
  • Guide
  • Local snacks
  • Water
  • Additional water
  • Extra services
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Water

Know before you go

  • Please wear closed-toe and fitting shoes and don't forget to bring sun protection
  • The hike will cover a distance of 8 kilometers
  • It will include several ascents. If you suffer from vertigo, it will be possible to take individual breaks
  • Please note that it might be windy along the coast. Bringing a scarf or something similar will be recommended
  • Hiking groups consist of a maximum of 6-8 persons. If you would like to take part with more participants, please contact the team at GetYourGuide for individual arrangements
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Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 48 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
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  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.9/5
  • Safety
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There were two sections. One hike to the chapel. A short somewhat steep climb and descent through the wild gorge. Unfortunately we could not do the descent (therefore the same way back) because an international film team had blocked a part. But what was visible on the way looked good and would have ended the hike nicely. But so we had another rare experience through the film team which compensated for the descent. Part 2 took place in Ajuy, hike to the rock gate. Above the caves on the rock along the coast (approx. 45min) for a really great experience. The rock gate in the sun and the roaring blue water looked great and made a great impression on every hiker. Lunch in a typical local restaurant in Ajuy was just as good. Everything well organized by our good hiking guide Annemarie. All in all to be recommended and the pick-up service made everything perfect.

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December 2, 2019

Es war ein wunderbarer Ausflug! Annemarie, unser Guide war einfach nur perfekt für uns. Wir hatten auch das große Glück, dass die Gruppe an und für sich super gepasst hat. Wir hatten diese zwei tollen Wanderabschnitte und haben uns während des ganzen Ausfluges über Gott und die Welt unterhalten. Ich kann es absolut nur noch weiterempfehlen und wenn ihr Glück habt bekommt ihr ebenfalls Annemarie als Guide. Viel Spaß! ;-)

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October 20, 2021

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Esperienza molto carina, la guida simpatica e disponibile. Il trekking si divide in due zone diverse. La prima parte in un sentiero nella parte più antica dell'isola. Si prosegue altri 15 minuti in macchina per arrivare sulla costa dove si può osservare un paesaggio molto suggestivo. Infine si va a pranzare in uno dei tipici ristoranti del luogo.

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August 10, 2021

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