Let Hugo, an AEGM certified guide, share with you all the secrets of La Palma, along with his favorite spots. Follow him on this 8-day hiking trip in the Canary Islands.
The Canary Islands are a true paradise on earth that encompasses seven main islands, including La Palma. Join me on this hiking adventure to explore this unique place in the Atlantic Ocean.
Considered a bridge between America, Africa and Europe, the Canary Islands are a Spanish archipelago. And over this trip, we will unveil the beauty of one of its most prominent islands: La Palma. So we’ll explore its network of intriguing paths and mesmerizing trails.
La Palma has an extensive territory with varied types of terrain. Hence we will live a different adventure every day.
We will walk around the Natural Reserve of Las Nieves, uncovering the most enchanting forests of Canarias. There, the sceneries that will surround us, will be simply hypnotizing, with clear skies above us, and a breathtaking sunset from the top of the Pico de la Cruz Mountain.
Also, we’ll visit marvellous cliffs and hills, that form part of the National Park of Caldera de Taburiente. Then, we will trek across the most impressive volcanic craters and geological formations at the Cumbre Vieja natural reserve. After which, we will hike through the dazzling flats of Fuencaliente.
Moreover, the weather in La Palma is warm and gentle all year round. The breeze from the ocean will accompany us all throughout our journey. And the abundance of trees and local flora will cover our paths with fresh scents and nice shades.
What’s more, we will get to visit different villages, and try the local delicacies, as well as experience the hospitality of the people that inhabit La Palma.
So don’t hesitate, pack your bags and request to book this trip. I promise it will be an unforgettable adventure.
Looking for a shorter trip? I also guide this 5-day trek in Picos de Europa, Spain.
- Guiding fee
- Accommodation included
- Transport during the trip
On top of the guide fee the price includes: 7 nights in a three stars hotel or apartment (depending on the date of trip confirmation. To request an individual room let me know in advance so we can check what’s available); Private transport. The price does not include: Flights; Food; Any other activity not mentioned on the itinerary.
First we’ll arrive at Santa Cruz de la Palma. Then, we’ll transfer you to your hotel.
On this day we’ll visit the interior of a crater. Then, we’ll hike across deep cliffs and steep hills. Thereupon, we’ll cross the Gorge of las Angustias. And to end our day we’ll explore the Colours Waterfall.
On this day we’ll hike through the Natural Reserve of Tildes. Then, we’ll explore the Cordero River Springs. After that we’ll pass through different tunnels inside the rocks.
First we’ll trek across the Volcanoes Route until we reach the forest of Canary Pines. Thereupon, we’ll pass Birigoyo, Hoyo Negro, Nambroque, Duraznero and Deseadas.
On our fifth day we will walk around the Las Nieves Natural Park, crossing a laurel forest. After that, we’ll reach the Somada Alta. Finally we will arrive at Santa Cruz de la Palma.
The Crater of Taburiente offers a unique spectacle with its sea cloud. We’ll pass Roque de los Muchachos, heading towards Pico de la Cruz. And once we reach Pico de la Cruz, we’ll get to enjoy the best sunset on the island.
We’ll begin our day visiting the volcanoes of San Antonio and Teneguía. Then, we’ll head to the salt flats of Fuencaliente. Finally, we’ll end our journey bathing in the ocean at Punta de Fuencaliente.
Please bring the following items: Backpack (20-30 litres). Trekking shoes Hiking poles. Proper clothing Head lamp (extra batteries) Bottle of water First aid kit Essential toiletries Sunscreen Swimming suit
Exploring Spain is part of the travel agency Muntania Outdoors S.L., (CICMA 2608) specialised in adventure trips and nature and mountain activities.
Muntania started off in 2011 and since then it has been successful in positioning itself in more than 30 countries around the world as well as getting the support of renowned sponsors. Last year more than 2000 customers chose Muntania for their trips.
Exploring Spain focuses all its activities in Spain, where its main office is located, hence the know-how, the experience and the local knowledge of Muntania´s team, necessary to create an exceptional trip to discover the most special locations. We offer a different way to get to know Spain with a great variety of trips where we combine nature and outdoor activities with the pleasures of savouring the best gastronomy and the cultural richness. We provide a multilingual service and personal attention so our customers leave with the best impressions.
This was a fantastic trip, and it exceeded all of our expectations! Our guide Alberto was amazing, as he was able to exactly pace our group as we needed. His experience and knowledge truly showed on this trip. I would highly recommend your company and Alberto as a guide to anyone wanting to see the Picos de Europa.
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