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Tenerife: Teide National Park Full-Day Scenic Tour

1. Tenerife: Teide National Park Full-Day Scenic Tour

Explore the diverse geography and geology of Tenerife on a full-day tour to 4 distinct landscapes around the island’s tallest mountain. Following a pick-up from your hotel, transfer to the National Heritage Site of Mt. Teide and the Teide National Park. Enjoy breathtaking views of the island’s west coast. Travel through local villages, such as Vilaflor, and see magnificent pine forests before going to the plateau of the volcano. Marvel at the lunar landscape that has been used as the location for films such as “Planet of the Apes” and “Clash of the Titans.” Drive through the Orotava Valley to Icod Los Vinos, famous for its wines. See the legendary drago tree, known for its mystical powers. Stop for a Canarian lunch (own expense), before transferring to Garachico, a local town destroyed by the volcanic eruption of 1706. Next, experience the magic of Masca, and enjoy fabulous views of La Gomera. With only around 120 inhabitants, Masca was the traditional hideout for pirates and their contraband stolen from the ships from La Gomera. Pass the giant cliffs of Los Gigantes before the transfer back to your hotel.

Tenerife: Local Villages & Teide National Park Tour

2. Tenerife: Local Villages & Teide National Park Tour

Experience the authentic side of Tenerife, Spain, on a small-group tour through the island’s characteristic villages along with the heart of Tenerife, Teide National Park. Enjoy scenic views and iconic monuments as you discover the history in every corner that you visit. Start with a visit to Masca, an authentic village in an area surrounded by deep and steep ravines that end in the Atlantic Ocean. Then, drive through the fishing village of Garachico. Marvel at its natural pools of volcanic origin. Afterward, get free time to explore Icod de los Vinos, which is famous for its ancient Dragon Tree. Next, pass La Orotava and head towards Teide National Park. Teide is a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well as the pounding heart of Tenerife. This stop can't be missed on a visit to the island. Enjoy plenty of photo stops along the tour to capture your memories of the day.

From Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Masca & Garachico Private Trip

3. From Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Masca & Garachico Private Trip

After picking you up at your hotel, we will make our way to the cliffs of Los Gigantes, which fall into the ocean and reach a height of between 300 and 600 meters. We will then continue our route to the Masca farmhouse, with its spectacular ravines and its little houses perched on the edge of the ravines. We will continue our route towards Garachico where we will be able to admire its traditional architecture and its natural pools. Finally we will continue towards Icod de los Vinos to admire the famous Drago Milenario. We will finish the excursion returning to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Garachico

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 216 reviews

It's a brilliant tour to see the island's greatest highlights. From the moon-like rocky landscape in the Teide National Park, to various original villages and coastal towns, everything is really there. Above all, our guide Toni was also extremely nice, not only did he speak English, French and Spanish fluently, but he was good at it from time to time Tried German. Toni was just super likeable and didn't just rattle off a catalog of facts, but also talked really enthusiastically and beaming about the culture, vegetation and geology of the island, which is why we listened to him with pleasure and interest. In addition, it's really worth having lunch in the suggested restaurant - value for money can't be beat, it's nicely located with a great view of the city and the sea and also very cute. Another highlight: because of the good weather we could not only see La Palma and La Gomera, but also El Hierro

Fully recommend this experience, as it takes you through various parts of the island and show how different and interesting the island is. The tour guide Christopher was really entertaining and knowledgeable. I would only wish to have a bit more time at Teide park, as 30mins isn’t enough to enjoy this place enough!

Absolutely recommendable tour! The guide picked us up in front of the hotel and we were able to discover many places together. He explains a lot, speaks very good English and is extremely friendly. The stops are beautiful, it is really amazing to see this island!

Picking you up directly from the hotel worked very well. The tour was just great! The Teide National Park and Masca are must-sees. Our tour guide was very funny and told us a lot about the island,

Super guide who has a good knowledge of the island and Mount Teide. For people who have travel sickness, I recommend a travel tablet. The bus driver only knows how to accelerate and brake hard!