This Tourist Route takes us to the Teide National Park dominated by the volcano, to which it owes its name, three thousand seven hundred and eighteen meters high is the most visited in all of Spain.
During the tour we will cross the protected landscape of Las Lagunetas formed by the best examples of historic pine forest of the island, we will stop at several viewpoints where you can enjoy unique panoramic views.
At the Visitor Center El Portillo, an audiovisual project is projected that allows to know in a didactic and entertaining way how the great boiler on which the Teide rises was formed, the entrance is free.
From Los Roques de García, you can take the photograph of Tenerife’s best-known teide, next to them there is a viewpoint with spectacular views of the Llano de Uncanca.
And back to Santa Cruz de Tenerife we will make a stop, so that you can walk through La Laguna, a university city that preserves the purest architectural style of the Canarian culture, its cobbled streets and its colonial style make it unique.
The exceptional environmental and meteorological conditions of the Teide National Park have placed it as a privileged place to investigate the universe. At the Izaña Observatory, modern telescopes are placed
taking advantage of the cleanliness of this sky look at the stars every night. Researchers from all over the world work in this place, whose tradition as a point of observation of what went beyond the clouds began in the mid-nineteenth century.
The own circular facilities and finished in white domes give a futuristic nuance making it a very unique landscape.
The observatory is integrated into the natural park of the forest crown, is the most extensive of the Canary Islands, begins at 300 meters above sea level and reaches 2718 meters, encompassing the vast wooded area that surrounds the Teide National Park forming a green ring that runs the entire island.
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If you decide to hire the Tourist Route and enjoy a guided tour of the Teide Observatory, remember that you have to be 30 minutes early and that this visit lasts 1 hour and 30 minutes, so the price of the route must be added two extra hours. Tickets can be booked here. Keep in mind days and times.
The Teleferico del Teide allows you to ascend to the summit of the volcano, saving a large gap that, if done on foot, would require a lot of time and effort.
It is composed of two stations: the base station of the Teleferico del Teide, which offers bar and restaurant-buffet service, and the upper station, in La Rambleta, at 3,555 meters, with sensational views of the island of Tenerife and the Canary archipelago.
The trails of the Mirador de La Fortaleza and the Mirador de Pico Viejo, both open access, offer magnificent views of the north and south sides of Tenerife respectively. From the Mirador de Pico Viejo it is possible to see the neighboring islands with the 800 meter diameter crater of Pico Viejo at the foot.
The Telesforo Bravo path to the crater is restricted access by means of a special free permit from the Teide National Park, to be processed well in advance due to the high demand.
The Teleferico del Teide operating hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with the last climb at 4:00 p.m. Tickets can be obtained, either at the ticket office directly, or conveniently by booking on the web.
Go up to the cable car and you will be at 3,555 m high and you will have before you different options to enjoy the stunning landscape of the largest Canary National Park. Remember that you have to be 30 minutes early and that it lasts approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes, so the price of the route has to add two extra hours. Tickets can be booked here.
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