Hiking the Tropical Landscapes of La Gomera

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Blend tropical hikes and idyllic hotels in La Gomera...

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... On a journey packed with local flavour

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

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Hike along the coast with views to Spain's highest peak...

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Stroll past banana groves and trees of mango and papaya...

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... And explore vast gorges with their epic terracing

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When the walking is done, rest up in lovely hotels...

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Where you can relax with stunning views...

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... And swim in inviting pools

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All of this awaits, less than an hour's ferry from Tenerife...

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... Please see below for more or enquire for full details


La Gomera is a place of megalithic mountains and primeval cloud forest. Palms reach for the sky, epic terraces cling to the hillsides and the clear blue Atlantic drums against lava cliffs. Is there a better backdrop for an exotic walking holiday?

  • Private guided experiences
  • Meet the locals
  • Easy & challenging walks
  • Local reforestation project
  • Ancient cloud forest
  • Sunny banana groves
  • Mountain views
  • Coastal trails
  • Gomeran food & wine
  • Short ferry from Tenerife
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What's Included

Key Inclusions

6n hotel accommodation

(enquire for full details)

All breakfasts

4 x Lunches (including special traditional meal)

2 x Dinners

Private guided experiences

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

'Silbo' whistling language demonstration

Welcome meeting

Full-day private La Gomera tour with expert naturalist guide

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 trip begins on neighbouring Tenerife, where a short ferry ride whisks you across the water with views to Mt Teide, Spain's highest mountain. Your first base is San Sebastián, famous for being the last port of call for Columbus before his voyages of discovery to the Americas. Settle into your Parador hotel before a special demonstration of the island's whistling language and a chat through your trip.

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 a final walk and return to Tenerife

Day 7

Head for home

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 La Gomera's unique wine

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Soak in...

Stunning mountain scenery

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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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Across to Tenerife's Mount Teide

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Cool off...

In quiet hotel pools

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In gorgeous southern gorges

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In a poolside hammock

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At the colorful pallet bridges

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To enjoy the flowering cacti

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Above the banana groves

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Trees of mango, papaya & avocado

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A world of tropical flowers

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The cool coastal breezes

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Look up...

At towering palm trees

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