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Lanzarote: Volcanos of Timanfaya, Caves, & Lunch

1. Lanzarote: Volcanos of Timanfaya, Caves, & Lunch

Enjoy the incredible views of this unique volcanic island. Start by going to the southern part of the island throughout the lava coast with a panoramic view of Las Salinas de Janubio and Los Hervideros. Then, visit the sailor’s village of El Golfo to see the green lagoon. Continue your journey towards the Fire Mountains and feel the heat of volcanoes and craters. For an additional cost, you can also ride dromedaries. Then, visit the Timanfaya National Park and discover the Volcanoes Route. Enjoy lunch at Yaiza and stop at one of the wineries of La Geria to taste a delicious wine. From there, head North and pass by the valley of the thousand palm trees. Then, arrive to Los Jameos del Agua to visit this natural cave associated with the artist César Manriquethe.

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Volcanoes and Caves: Full-Day Tour of Lanzarote

2. Volcanoes and Caves: Full-Day Tour of Lanzarote

Enjoy a fantastic day out on this tour of Lanzarote. See the picturesque village of Yaiza on the edge of the volcano, where you’ll have the opportunity to admire the volcanic crater of the Timanfaya mountains or simply enjoy a cup of cafe con leche (coffee with milk). You then head west towards the impressive rocky coast of Los Hervideros, with unique structures formed by volcanic eruptions. See Lago Verde, a green lake in the middle of the black sand beach of El Golfo. Admire the bay made from tuff and lava, with unusual colors and bizarre shapes. You’ll than travel by bus towards Timanfaya National Park. Here you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy a short ride on a dromedary and to experience the world on top of these fascinating animals. Marvel at the Montañas del Fuego (Fire Mountains), try out amazing experiments with the geothermal energy, and enjoy the breathtaking tour through the national park. Learn about the history of this natural wonder's development. The authentic records by a priest from Yaiza, who documented the volcanic eruptions in the 18th Century, provide a deeper understanding of how people’s lives were determined by this force of nature. During a break in Mancha Blanca, take the opportunity to visit the famous church of Nuestra Senora de los Dolores. Admire the beautiful Canary architecture and see the statue of Madonna which, according to legend, halted the flow of lava from a volcanic eruption. Visit the picturesque wine-growing region of La Geria and learn more about the painstaking work associated with the local methods of wine growing. You can also taste the delicious local wines in a local Bodega (cellar). Passing by the Monumento al Campensino, the tour heads to the green northern side of the island with the Valley of 1000 Palms. Experience the wonderful landscape that is completely different from what you have seen so far on the island. Enjoy the enchanting atmosphere along the way to one of the highest viewpoints of the island. Here you can admire the fantastic view of the Valley of 1000 Palms, Monte Corona, and the northeastern coastline with its picturesque villages. Visit Jameos del Agua, one of the most beautiful places in Lanzarote. The architect Cesar Manrique artistically designed this section of the tunnel. Here you can find a cafeteria decorated with beautiful hanging baskets, a concert hall, a pool, and a small lake which connects to the sea. You can also admire the small white crabs that are usually only found in the deep sea.

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Lanzarote: Jet Ski Tour with Hotel Pickup

3. Lanzarote: Jet Ski Tour with Hotel Pickup

Start with pickup from your hotel and be taken to the meeting point. Get set up with your wetsuit and a life jacket. Make your way to the boat and set sail from the harbour. Receive a safety briefing and guidelines on how to use your jet ski safely, before letting the fun begin. Follow your expert guide out onto the open water. Enjoy the fantastic views of the coastline of Lanzarote. Admire the beautiful beaches and rugged volcanic rock formations as you ride across the waves. Depending on your time chosen, see areas such as Playa Quemada, Punta Grande, and Las Coloradas. Then make your way back to port, change out of your wetsuit, and be taken back to your hotel.

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Lanzarote: Paragliding Discovery Flight with Video

4. Lanzarote: Paragliding Discovery Flight with Video

Your experience begins as you hike with the team for 10 minutes to the take-off site. Once there your guides will run you through the safety instructions, fielding any questions which you may have about your impending glide. Following that, prepare to take off with your professional pilot under a tandem paraglider and fly away. This is a vertigo-free take off, not a "jump". You'll soar along the reach to gain altitude of between 200 to 800 meters, cruising above the ocean for about 20 minutes. You can enjoy the views to the islands and the volcanoes, as you relax in your comfortable and safe harness seat. When possible, you can try steering the glider yourself, as well as try some thrilling wingovers or spiraling sensations. Your tour will eventually conclude as you descend gradually and land softly in the sand.

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Lanzarote: Amazing Views, Caves, & Haría Day Trip

5. Lanzarote: Amazing Views, Caves, & Haría Day Trip

Discover the secrets of a volcanic tube, enjoy a walk through an underground garden, and feel like you're on an eagle's wings at the famed Mirador del Rio, all on this guided day trip around Lanzarote with pickup and drop-off included. After pickup, head first to the volcanic cave Cueva de los Verdes (entry fees included). Second, visit the lava caves Jameos del Agua (entry fees included). Marvel at the volcanic tunnel transformed by Cesar Manrique into a secret garden. See crystal-clear lagoons and albino crabs that look like pearls. Learn about all the sights you visit from your local guide. Next, take in spectacular views of the island from the cliffs of Famara, Mirador del Río (entry fees included), the island of La Graciosa, and the river, a one-kilometer stretch of sea that separates Lanzarote from La Graciosa. Later, visit the village of Haría, also known as the Valley of The Thousand Palms. Spend the rest of your trip exploring this palm grove oasis and optionally stop for lunch. A buffet option for €10 is available, or you can visit a café. 

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Las Palmas: North Lanzarote Half-Day Trip

6. Las Palmas: North Lanzarote Half-Day Trip

See the most beautiful sites in the northern part of Lanzarote by bus. Visit breathtaking caves and cliffs with your tour guide. Start off by admiring the church and cobblestone streets in the old village of Teguise. Cross through the town of Los Valles and head toward Haría to take in wonderful views of the palm grove known as "The Valley of a Thousand Palms." Arrive at Mirador del Río on the steep Famara Cliff and catch a glimpse of Graciosa Island. Admire the rest of the Chinijo Archipelago from a spectacular perspective. Make a final stop at Jameos del Agua, a cave of undeniable beauty whose landscape was formed by volcanic eruptions.

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Lanzarote: Day Tour for Cruise Passengers

7. Lanzarote: Day Tour for Cruise Passengers

Use your cruise stop on Lanzarote for an interesting tour of the north of the island and discover the fascinating scenery. Start in the Valley of a Thousand Palms, and admire the 5,000-year-old Corona Volcano. Then reach the Famara Massif at an altitude of 500 meters and look out over the islands of the Chinijo Archipelago. Discover the underground oases of Jameos de Agua and marvel at the natural lagoon. Continue south and see the Monumento al Campesino and learn about the so-called "Fertility" monument. Afterwards enjoy a wine tasting in La Geria and learn how wine growing developed on the volcanic soil. Finally continue to the scenic Timanfaya National Park and admire the fascinating Montañas del Fuego (Mountains of Fire). Hear about the energy hidden under the earth's surface in El Islote de Hilario, and see some amazing experiments with geothermal energy. Finally you have the opportunity for an optional camel ride through the park, and on your way back see the Green Lagoon and the salt marshes.

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Lanzarote: 3-Hour Maverick Buggy Tour

8. Lanzarote: 3-Hour Maverick Buggy Tour

Meet at the local partner's base to show your driver's license and get kitted out. Listen to a short briefing about how to drive the buggy and the itinerary you will be following. Then, set off on your buggy-driving adventure. The route combines regular roads with off-road pathways. There will be some breaks for photo stops and also to allow drivers to swap over, so everyone can make the most of the experience. The tour has been designed to offer the best balance between excitement and safety. The route chosen offers different landscapes to explore while having the smallest impact possible on the island.

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Lanzarote: Guided Tour on a Ryker

9. Lanzarote: Guided Tour on a Ryker

Depart from Costa Teguise, begin with a short safety briefing and Ryker explanation, before Heading towards El Monumento del Campesino. Cruise through the south part of the island on a 3hr tour. Visit the beautiful wine area of La Geria, Uga, and the Los Hervideros. Then, head back to Costa Teguise through the Timanfaya road passing by Teguise. Explore the north part of the island on a 2hr tour. Visit Famara Beach, Mirador de Haria, Mirador del Rio Road and Caleton Blanco. Ride back to Costa Teguise through the main road passing by Arrieta, Punta Mujeres and Mala.

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Lanzarote Full Day Tour from Fuerteventura

10. Lanzarote Full Day Tour from Fuerteventura

In the harbor of Corralejo, board the ferry to Playa Blanca in Lanzarote. There, go by bus to the Fire Mountains. Observe the fantastic landscape of the Timanfaya National Park and the geothermal demonstrations in the Islote de Hilario. Then, begin the Volcano Route and go deep into the lava fields. After a delicious lunch, the bus will pass through La Geria, a wine town. Visit a typical wine cellar and taste the wines of Lanzarote.  After that, go across the island to reach the volcano tube Jameos del Agua. Discover unique species, like the albino crab, known as Jameito. From there, return to Playa Blanca, crossing the Coast of Lava to get the ferry to Fuerteventura.

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What people are saying about Lanzarote

This was a perfect experience from pick-up to drop-off. The jet-ski ride was exciting, exhilarating, amazing! I loved it, and so did my 14-year-old son.

Our guide was the best!! We have lought a lot! The tour is well organized and we visited amazing places! Well recommended

Erich was a very entertaining tour guide! ..... the bus driver was also a boon and felt a very competent ...... bus trip!

Very informative guide. Not really suitable for young children.

Thanks to Radmilla - great Teiselritung. The trip was great