GUIDED HIKE TO THE LAURISILVA FOREST

EXCURSION IN THE LAURISILVA FOREST

An adventure in a subtropical forest unique in the world
discovering the Laurisilva species.
Meet with us the species that inhabit this enchanted forest!

DISCOVER THE LAURISILVA FOREST A CERTIFIED LOCAL GUIDE

Discovering the island of La Palma in the company of a local guide is certainly an opportunity that you cannot miss. Knowing its history, its geology, its secrets and mysteries that you will not easily find on traditional guides, will make you fall in love with La Palma and will make you come into closer contact with the place and its inhabitants. Because visiting a place is not the same as living it through your emotions.
And what we want is to get you excited.

TECHNICAL FEATURES OF THE TRAIL IN THE LAURISILVA FOREST:

DURATION: +/- 4 hours DIFFICULTY: easy-medium DISTANCE: 11 kilometers DIFFERENCE IN LEVEL: +450 /-450m Minimum age 10 years, good physical condition is required

MEETING POINT: entry of Cubo de La Galga Forest

MEETING TIME: 10:00 am

THE LAURISILVA FOREST

This route in the Cubo de La Galga will get you into the incredible Laurisilva forests up close, a prehistoric heritage on the oldest soils on the island of La Palma and where they still develop in their maximum splendor. We will know the main species of trees that make up the forest, the use that was made in the past of its woods and in the popular medicine of its leaves, bark and sap. We will also get closer to the most characteristic fauna, composed mainly of invertebrates. Once inside the Cubo de La Galga, it will seem to live in another time, with the feeling that, from one moment to the next, a dinosaur or a goblin may appear We will arrive at the Somada Alta viewpoint at an altitude of 850m where we can see the spectacular La Galga ravine. Looking towards the coast we will learn about the history of the town of San Andrés, with its sugar cane tradition that in the past made it the main nucleus of the island after Santa Cruz de La Palma and that today preserves the only rum distillery on the island . We will return to the starting point passing through a fayal-heather forest and retaking part of the initial path.

CHOOSE A DATE IN THE CALENDAR AND BOOK YOUR EXCURSION TO THE LAURISILVA FOREST!

A GUIDED TOUR IN SMALL GROUPS

The excursion to the Laurisilva Forest takes place every Friday, at some times of the year also other days of the week (see the calendar) The groups are not formed by more than 10 participants, which allows a better interaction between the tourist, the guide and the environment. We like to create a familiar and friendly atmosphere and respect the rhythms of everyone and especially of the place where we are. It is a medium difficulty path that can face all types of walkers with a minimum of experience and without physical problems related above all to the knees, since the path is, in part, downhill.

SOME INDICATIONS FOR YOUR TOUR IN THE LAURISILVA FOREST OF LA PALMA:

We recommend the use of: - good trekking shoes or hiking boots; - suitable clothing for a mountain hike and hike poles if you are used to using them; - cap to protect yourself from the sun - Raincoat or jacket in the winter months in case it rains or gets cold. Is important to have: - some snacks and - at least 1 liter of water, - sunscreen, If you have any questions, write to us by filling in the following form, we also give children under 10 years of age the possibility to participate, but always after contacting the guide.

“Nature is not a place to visit. It is home. ”
Gary Snyder

LIVE AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE IN THE LAURISILVA FOREST OF LA PALMA!

DID THE EXCURSION TO THE LAURISILVA FOREST WAKE YOU THE WANT OF A TRIP TO LA PALMA?

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