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Gran Canaria: Discover Gran Canaria Day Tour

1. Gran Canaria: Discover Gran Canaria Day Tour

Discover Gran Canaria on a guided bus tour through the great green heart of the island. See why this island is sometimes called a 'miniature continent' because of the huge contrasts in habitats and landscapes.  Benefit from pickup from Maspalomas, Playa del Inglés, San Agustín, Bahía Feliz, Puerto Rico, Arguineguín, Taurito, and Puerto Mogán. The northern middle area will amaze you with its green meadows, farming areas, forests, natural parks, mountains, impressive viewpoints, and hidden villages. Firstly, visit Telde, the 2nd most populous city on the island. It's modern but full of interesting history as it was the ancient capital. Learn about the history of its Church and about its past and present. Then, discover the charming old town of Arucas and its magnificent modernist Church of San Juan Bautista built with volcanic black stone.  After that, explore Firgas, known as "the Atlantic balcony" for its fantastic panoramic views. Find out why it is also called "the water village", for its exceptional waterfall fountain in the middle of the old town. Next, arrive in the mountain area to make a stop at a restaurant in the Valleseco surroundings for lunch (optional and not included in the price of the tour).  Continue through protected natural areas and mountains with stops at Mirador de la Cruz de Tejeda, which has beautiful views of Roque Nublo and El Teide. Finally, see the almond trees growing area of Ayacata, San Bartolomé, with fantastic views of the Santa Lucia Valley and the Caldera de Tirajana, and end the tour with an impressive panoramic route through the Fataga Valley Canyon.

Gran Canaria: Guided Day Tour to Rainforest with Tasting

2. Gran Canaria: Guided Day Tour to Rainforest with Tasting

Immerse yourself on the north side of Gran Canaria and enjoy a guided walk through the Doramas Forest. Enjoy an opportunity to swim in the waterfalls and pools, and enjoy a gastronomic tasting at a local farm. Start with pickup in the morning and experience a scenic drive to the north of the island. Discover where the beautiful wild meets man-made construction in the ravine of Barranco de Azuaje. Interpret your surroundings and learn about local species and nature at an eco-farm, and transcend in a gentle and calming walk through the rainforest. Gain a new perspective and arrive at the eco-farm Ventana Verde. Experience a guided tour of the strange and beautiful farm, surrounded by local fruit trees, and banana plantations. Soak in stunning scenic, panoramic views before heading to El Puertillo. Swim in dazzling natural pools before being returned to your hotel.

Gran Canaria: Full-Day VIP Tour by Bus

3. Gran Canaria: Full-Day VIP Tour by Bus

Climb aboard an air-conditioned bus and pass the typical village of Agüimes in the old aboriginal quarter en route to Guayadeque. Explore the dramatic caves, and then go to an aloe vera plantation to test the plants beneficial properties on your skin. Head north to take a stroll through Firgas. Then, pass small farms of traditional crops in the island's green interior. Marvel at the landscape of canyons and mountains and see the volcanic rock of Roque Nublo. Cross the mountain peak to pass through forests of pine and almond trees, and admire the village of Fataga in the "Valley of a Thousand Palm Trees" to complete your journey.

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What people are saying about Firgas

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 221 reviews

Very good tour, with competent tour guide and terrific driver who took us through the narrow roads of the mountainous landscape. Highly Recommended !

Declared itinerary, amazing guide, professional driver, offered lunch for 12€, transfer everything was great! This route is highly recommended!

Great guide. Begonia is a caring people oriented person. The driver, Valentin was very skilled and professional.

Good atmosphere on the bus and beautiful nature to see all way long.

It was just wonderful and the weather was perfect!