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Mount Teide: Half–Day Cable Car And Walking Tour

Product ID: 166493
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Experience an exhilarating ride to 3,555 meters above sea level and admire the stunning landscapes of Teide National Park from the heights.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Spanish, Swedish, English, Finnish, German

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  • Experience the spectacular volcanic landscapes at Teide National Park
  • Take in the stunning aerial views from the cable car and the upper station at 3,555 m altitude
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch near the famous Roques de Garcia rock formations
  • Travel in the company of a helpful guide
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.
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned van
  • Cable car ticket
  • Insurance
  • Rain jackets and walking sticks, if needed
  • Picnic lunch
  • Snacks and beverages
  • Photos of the day
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Please bring
  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
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