La Gomera to Tenerife: Walking the Canary Islands

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Blend stellar hikes and rich local culture...

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With some truly special hotels to relax in...

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As you discover the very best of La Gomera and Tenerife...

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... Linked by a 50-minute ferry ride.

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Walk in ancient cloud forest with a private guide...

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Explore gorgeous old towns rich in vivid stories...

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Enjoy outstanding Canarian food and wine...

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Ride the cable car to the volcanic heights of Mt Teide...

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And hike to Tenerife's 'mini Machu Picchu'...

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... As you enjoy all the beauty, flavours and culture of the Canaries.


Linked with a short ferry ride, these two Canary Islands offer walkers a journey of immense contrasting beauty, rich in local culture and brimming with tales from a vibrant past. Expect stunning hikes, delicious food and special places to stay.

  • Private guided experiences
  • Meet the locals
  • Special places to stay
  • Vivid history & culture
  • Canarian wine & food
  • Lava trails & volcanoes
  • Ancient laurel forest
  • Sunny banana groves
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What's Included

Key Inclusions

12n hotel accommodation

(enquire for full details)

All breakfasts

5 x Lunches

5 x Dinners

Private guided experiences

Mount Teide return cable car tickets

Private transfers throughout

Luggage transfers throughout

Local reforestation to offset carbon

Return ferry tickets from/to Tenerife

Walking notes and GPS tracks for self-guided walks

Guided Activities

Private-guided San Sebastián walking tour

La Gomera Welcome meeting

Full-day private La Gomera tour with expert naturalist guide

Private-guided La Laguna walking tour

Tenerife Welcome meeting

Half-day private-guided cultural tour in coastal towns

Winery lunch with tastings

5* Service

We have personally walked, visited & loved every aspect of this trip

Holiday Guide with advice, background information and recommendations

ABTOT / ATOL Financial protection

Local support throughout

24/7 emergency support

Industry-leading 160% carbon capture

Exclusive departure date

Please note: International travel to Tenerife not included


Day 1

Arrive on La Gomera

Your holiday begins with a short ferry ride from Tenerife to La Gomera with views to Mount Teide, Spain's highest mountain. Settle into your Parador hotel before a relaxed stroll around San Sebastián, famous for being the last port of call for Columbus before his voyages of discovery to the Americas.

Day 2

Explore beautiful landscapes with your guide

Day 3

Hike along the Vallehermoso gorge

Day 4

Walk across the hills to Agulo

Day 5

Follow a scenic coastal trail

Day 6

Walk through a sunny southern gorge

Day 7

Begin to explore Tenerife

Day 8

Walk in the Anaga Rural Park

Day 9

Explore with your guide en route to Garachico

Day 10

Hike to the 'Machu Picchu of Tenerife'

Memorable moments you can look forward to...

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Peel back...

The story of the banana

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Raise a glass...

To Canary Island wine

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Soak in...

Stunning Gomeran scenery

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The ancient laurel forest

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The locals of La Gomera

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Over this Canarian delight

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Like the locals used to

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Cool off...

In quiet hotel pools

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In a poolside hammock

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Trees of mango, papaya & avocado

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A world of tropical flowers

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Gaze out...

Over Teide's 'Sea of Clouds'

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In glorious hidden valleys

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Yourself in local stories

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The historic houses of La Laguna

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On fresh local ingredients

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Local cheese & honey

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Look out...

For Tenerife's endemic lizards

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Walk past...

Amazing flowering cacti

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