La Palma Trekking Hiking & Outdoors – Canary Islands

Wednesday 10 August 2016

La Palma trekking? Yes! La Palma is the perfect place for those who love trekking, hiking & outdoors in Canary Islands all year long.


La Palma Trekking and Hiking Guided Tours for Everyone

La Palma Island is the paradise of the nature lovers!
Trekking and walking on the widespread network of paths in La Palma Island is a unique experience.
You can walk everywhere according to your needs and ability, from amateur to professional level.
And remember: wherever you'd take your hiking boots, you'll always see the Atlantic Ocean waiting for a toning bath!
Let's go trekking 365 days a year in La Palma Island!

La Palma Trekking, Hiking & Outdoors Tours - Canary Islands

La Palma Natural offer some trekking packs with professional guides to walk in full safety, that will take you to the best natural places of the La Palma Island:
La Caldera de Taburiente, Marcos y Cordero, La Ruta de los Vulcanos, The Wild North, the fishing villages and more.


- Package of 5 guided tours - € 149 per person (without transport).
- Package of 3 guided tours - € 94 per person (without transport).
- Package of 5 guided tours - € 195 per person (transport included).
- Package of 3 guided tours - € 119 per person (transport included).


* La Palma trekking & hiking guided tours pick up points are:
C. Salinas (Los Cancajos), Hotel Sol La Palma (Puerto Naos), Princess Hotel (Fuencaliente)


LA PALMA TREKKING FOR GROUPS (AT LEAST 4 PEOPLE)

La Palma Natural organize weeks and excursions on demand with professional and experienced guides that will draw your hiking holiday focusing on your desires, skills, needs and safety.


La Palma Walking Maps © La Palma Natural

LA PALMA TREKKING HIKING AND WALKING TOURS

Here are the trekking trails in La Palma Island (5 to choose from) in details:



FONTS AND SPRINGS OF MARCOS AND CORDERO


Every Monday and Friday [Route A, low difficulty, duration 3.5 hours, 6km]
You will be transported to 1400mt with 4x4 vehicles. You'll descend with helmets and lanterns in a magical landscape rich in vegetation and springs, passing within scenic tunnels between ferns and waterfalls!
[Route A + B: medium-high, 5 hours, 11km]
After the last spring, the trail continues down to the Barranco del Agua, through the famous Bosco de Los Tilos up to the visitors' center of the Biosphere Reserve.


BURRACAS AND LOS DRAGOS DREAM WALK

Every Saturday [low difficulty, duration 3 hours 6km]
The walk runs through beautiful estates with exotic fruits and tropical plants to go into the path of Burracas, with its preistoric trees, Los Dragos (dragons), and extensive fields of almond trees.
The caves of Burracas with their prehistoric hieroglyphs will take you back in time, at a time when Aboriginal Guanche dominated the island.
In short, you return to the present along the Barranco Izcagua with the beautiful colonial-style buildings that form small villages. The path ends in an old "gofio" mill (five-grain flour that still Dine).


THE SAN JUAN VOLCANO: AN APPETIZER ON THE LAVA

Every Tuesday [medium difficulty, 4 hours, 9 km]
A descent from the woods of Canarian pines to the black lava dunes of the volcano of San Juan (erupted in 1949). Unique landscapes accompany your descent to the Llano de Tamanca where you'll taste the best wines and food of the area.

ROQUE DE LOS MUCHACHOS: AT THE TOP OF LA PALMA ISLAND

Every Wednesday [medium difficulty, 3.5 hours, 6km]
From Roque de Los Muchachos (2426mt) along the peaks of the Caldera National Park passing through the Los Andenes and crossing the "Pared de Roberto".
Throughout the journey the view will be given to the huge crater, La Caldera de Taburiente.
On the horizon we could see the silhouettes of the islands of Tenerife, La Gomera and El Hierro!


EL CUBO DE LA GALGA: THE ENCHANTED FOREST

Every Monday [Route A, medium difficulty, 3.5 hours, 7km]
Your trip to El Cubo de la Galga, a lush forest of laurels and prehistoric plants.
Reach the point of 'observation Somada High and then descend to the picturesque rural village of San Bartolo.
[Route A + B, high difficulty, 5 hours, 11km]
Your adventure goes on exploring the Barranco de Nogales until the beautiful and wild beach, where you can refresh yourself in the oceanic water.


LA PALMA TREKKING IN THE WILD NORTH

Every Friday [Route A, duration 3.5 hours 7km]
You will follow an ancient path across several ravines (barrancos) of the north to meet small rural enclaves with an antique flavor and a unique horizon.
[Route A + B, high difficulty, 5.5 hours, 12km]
Before reaching the rural village of El Tablado you'll reach a deep and gigantic ravine populated by lush vegetation facing the coast below.


HIKING IN LA CALDERA DE TABURIENTE

Every Thursday and Sunday [Route A, 5 hours, 12km]
La Caldera de Taburiente has a diameter of about 10 km and in some places the tops of the walls are over 2000 m above the base of the crater.
During the Spanish conquest of the Canary Islands, it was the last settlement of the indigenous people of the archipelago, the Guanches.
Along the forest road you travel to Los Brecitos, through pine forests and ancient seals inside the National Park. The path will take you down, since the Rio de Taburiente, where you find yourself surrounded by maestuose peaks, in a natural amphitheater.
[Route A + B, high difficulty, 5.5 hours, 12km]
After a well deserved rest on the banks of the river, on your way to El Reventòn you'll follow through El Idafe, a large rock venerated by the ancient aborigines of island.
Then through Dos Aguas, the confluence of the rivers that flow from the Caldera de Taburiente springs.


LA RUTA DE LOS VULCANOES

Every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday [high difficulty, 7 hours 19km]
This wonderful trip starts from El Pilar Refuge at 1450mt and follows the top of the mountains until you get to almost 200mt altitude.
You'll see one after the other several volcanoes up to the crater Las Deseadas where you will watch the island from the highest point of the walk.
On the way down the volcano Martìn will surprise you with its reddish tones and a forest of pine trees will accompany you to the end point of the walk, the town of Fuencaliente / Los Canarios.


La Palma Volcanoes © La Palma Natural

The main La Palma trekking & hiking events:


TRANSVULCANIA
Transvulcania is the sporting event of the year (the reservation booking should be done well in advance). Transvulcania is an ultramarathon of 84 km (but there is also a "human" version of 42 km) on the volcanoes peaks of the island until the Caldera de Taburiente and Playa de Tazacorte. La Palma trekking at its maximum level. In May.



LA PALMA TREKKING FESTIVAL
La Palma Walking Festival takes place in August and is a festival for all those who love walking and trekking. Stand, parties, competitions and trips with a single theme: the senderismo (it means trekking).

LA PALMA FOTONATURE The main theme is photography combined with nature. There are excursions with professional photographers to learn how to capture the beauty of La Palma Island. Usually in March.

Email us to book your La Palma trekking, hiking and outdoors vacation!



La Palma Trekking Mirador de El Time © La Palma Natural


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