Teno Mountains Half-Day Hike to Masca

4.6 / 5

17 reviews

Teno Mountains Half-Day Hike to Masca

From $121.26 per person

Get back to nature on a half-day hike in Teno Rural Park. Hike to Masca, said to be the most beautiful village on Tenerife.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 1 day
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, German
Pickup included
Pickup from your hotel in the south of Tenerife (Los Cristianos, Las Americas, Costa Adeje & Los Gigantes), otherwise at the meeting point in Santiago del Teide.
Small group
Limited to 15 participants


  • See the beautiful spring flowers of the Teno Mountains
  • Get panoramic views of Masca Canyon and village
  • Learn more about the local flora from your experienced guide
Full description
Get stunning views of Masca Bay on a panoramic hike in the mountains of Teno Rural Park. Ascend to an altitude of 300 meters above the town of Santiago del Teide in the hills of Puerto de Erjos. Hike on a forest trail with panoramic views to Masca and the ridges of Teno mountains between the peaks of Gala in the Teno Mountains. Hike up to the small peak of Gala for magnificent views over the entire mountain range, and see as far as La Gomera and La Palma in good weather. Descend back down the mountain along an old goat track to arrive in the beautiful village of Masca. Learn about the local flora along the way and get explanations about what you see from your guide. After the descent to Masca Bay, you will return via the same trail.
  • Pickup and drop-off from hotels in the south of Tenerife (Los Cristianos, Las Americas, Costa Adeje or Los Cristianos) or otherwise at the meeting point in Santiago del Teide
  • Official tour and hiking guide
  • Transportation in a modern air-conditioned van
  • Small-group tour with 2-4 guests only
  • Accident insurance
  • Water
  • Tips
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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Prepare for the activity

Important information

What to bring

  • Windbreaker
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Hiking shoes
  • Water
  • Food
  • Daypack

Know before you go

  •  Please wear hiking shoes or hiking boots can be rented for €3 per pair
  • Walking sticks can be rented for €1
  • Be prepared for sun and wind and bring protection and creams
  • Carry a 1.5-liter water bottle at all times
  • The hike is 9 kilometers long and takes 3 to 4 hours
  • The ascent is 300 meters and the descent is 900 meters
  • This activity is for medium to experienced hikers
  • There are some steep views; people with vertigo should not take part
  • This is a touchless tour which respects social distancing
  • This is a small group tour for 2 to 4 persons, if you are a bigger group or family, please ask the tour operator for transport options
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 17 reviews

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This was the highlight of our trip to Tenerife. it's a full day excursion where you'll be picked up around 9am and then get dropped of around 6pm. Our guide was brilliant and the hike around Masca was stunning, the trails are easy to hike even for beginners. We also got super lucky and saw a family of dolphins whilst out on our boat ride. I would defs recommend!

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January 29, 2019

Perfect day with perfect guide

Very good medium level hiking path, very interesting information from guide about surroundings and nature, inspite not so good weather there was organized nice picknig in "forest wood". Perefct organization of whole day, nice trip to Los Gigantes and swiming in masca beach. Afterwards tasty Sangria glass from boat stuff. Liked this day very much.

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October 25, 2018

Very nice route with impressive landscapes. Unfortunately, little time for photos and very little explanations during the hike, but excessively long breaks - picnic and break at Masca too long. It's a shame that you didn't get any information about the landscape and surroundings on the entire bus trip from Masca to Los Gigantes. Conclusion: very nice route with little information about the area

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May 7, 2018

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