Amazing excursion in the Caldera de Taburiente National Park with an official tourist guide who will tell you all the secrets of this unique place in the world!
Excursion inside La Caldera de Taburiente?
Caldera de Taburiente was declared as a National Park in 1954. The Caldera de Taburiente is a huge semi-circular depression in the shape of a boiler, an amphitheatre of about 10km in diameter with very high walls rising more than 1500 meters above the base of the crater up to 2426m on the Roque de Los Muchachos.
By dissecting the island in all its thickness, the Caldera will allow us to understand its geological history and that of the island of La Palma.
Walking in La Caldera de Taburiente
Through its paths, you will know the endemic species that make up its flora having as its protagonist the Pino Canariensis, the only type of pine present in the Canarian archipelago and the main plant formation of the Park; and its fauna, mainly represented by birds such as the Chova Piquirroja or Graja (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax barbarus Vaurie) or the Cernicalo, a species of a buzzard.
You will be surprised by the presence of water, with lush streams, breathtaking waterfalls and pools where you can take a refreshing bath. We will tell the story and the legends of the ancient inhabitants of the island, the Auaritas and in particular of Tanausù, the last Aboriginal king of the island to have been taken prisoner by the Spanish colonists.
And finally, we will understand the importance and the way to preserve a unique and more sensitive day after day environment.
La Palma Natural guides design customized itineraries in La Caldera de Taburiente based on your level.
The excursion takes place exclusively with a minimum number of 2 participants.
The Caldera de Taburiente National Park excursion takes place approximately every Wednesday and Saturday at 9:00 am. Activity subject to changes based on weather conditions, number of participants or external impediments.