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Mount Teide: Half–Day Cable Car And Walking Tour

Product ID: 166493
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Ascend to 3550-meter altitude in less than ten minutes and take a walk while enjoying the breathtaking scenery.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Ride a cable car to the top of Mount Teide, the highest peak in Spain
  • Witness the spectacular views and landscape down below
  • Enjoy a 45-minute hike passing through various rock and lava formations with scenic viewpoints along the way
Full description
Ride the cable car up Spain's highest peak and witness the spectacular landscape down below. From the upper station, 3555 meters above sea level, the sights include the volcanic Las Cañadas cliffs as well as the kettle-like caldera caused by a volcanic eruption. Enjoy a clear view of the peculiar Roque Cinchado rock formation, possibly the most photographed rock in the world!

From the cable car station, continue on foot for approximately 45 minutes. The horizontal routes Ruta Mirador de la Fortaleza (number 11) and Ruta Pico Viejo (number 12) pass through different colored rock and lava formations leading to scenic viewpoints that can be reached within thirty minutes.
Includes
  • Transport
  • Guide
  • Snacks & beverages
  • Cable car ticket

When you get there

Know before you go
• Wear warm, accommodating clothing: gloves and hat just in case the weather gets cold, wind and waterproof jacket, proper hike or sports footwear, sunglasses and sunblock in the sun
• Teide with a cable car is not recommended for people with heart or respiratory problems, pregnant women, or children under the age of 10
• The road to Teide National Park is winding and might cause car sickness
• The changes in altitude and thinner air might cause nausea, dizziness or mountain sickness; consult your doctor before planning your visit
• The final ascent to the top of the crater is not included due to it’s difficulty and challenge
• The weather conditions in the National Park can change rapidly; the temperature drops and it can get windier up on the mountain
• The terrain on the trails is at times rocky and challenging