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1. La Fortaleza
1. La Fortaleza
1. La Fortaleza
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HIKING, Teide National Park


Location hiking Teide La Fortaleza, Tenerife.

Hiking in Teide National Park | Trail 1: La Fortaleza

During this guided hiking in the Teide National Park and interpretation of its natural environment, you will get to know La Fortaleza, located to the north of this impressive protected natural space.

A wonder of nature and home of Mt. Teide, the highest peak in Spain with a height of 3.715 meters.

Walk among a great diversity of volcanic materials deposited on a large caldera of about 17 kms. in diameter, is an experience in this unique environment that is declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

At about 2.000 meters above sea level, the path of La Fortaleza, of low difficulty and practically flat. It runs between the desolate volcanic landscapes of the National Park, typical of another planet.

You will ascend to La Fortaleza, from where you will have magnificent views of the north face of Mt. Teide. An authentic stone colossus of reddish color, formed by very viscous phonolitic lavas that solidified on an old eruptive mouth.


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  • Group Size Small Group
All about the HIKING, Teide National Park.


  • This tour is available from Monday to Saturday.
  • Type of trail: Circular.
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
  • Total distance: 10,5 km
  • Highest altitude: 2.204 m
  • Lowest altitude: 2.048 m
  • Elevation gain: 246 m
  • Elevation loss: 246 m
  • Estimated hiking time: 4 hours.
  • Minimum number of participants: 1
  • Maximum number of participants: 6
  • The tour is PRIVATE.
  • Pick-up time: 08:30AM
  • Pick-up point:
    • Cruises at Santa Cruz de Tenerife Port (see meeting point).
    • Accommotation located in NORTHERN Tenerife: Buenavista, Garachico, Puerto de la Cruz, La Orotava, Santa Úrsula, La Matanza, Tacoronte, Tegueste, San Cristóbal de La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, El Rosario and Candelaria.
    • Accommotation located in SOUTHERN Tenerife: Santiago del Teide, Guía de Isora, Adeje, Arona, San Miguel de Abona, Granadilla de Abona and Arico.
  • Duration: between 4 and 5 hours.
  • Places visited: Teide National Park.


  • 385€ Private group 1-2 people
  • 575€ Private group 3-4 people
  • 765€ Private group 5-6 people


  • We recommend the use of sun protection, comfortable clothing, closed sports shoes and warm clothing (don’t forget that Tenerife is an island of great climatic contrasts).
  • Taking a small backpack will help you to keep track of your personal belongings.
  • Activity not recommended for children under 6 years old.
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Accredited mountain guide in English.
  • Transport in a 100% electric luxury vehicle | Mercedes EQV free of CO2 emissions.
  • All permissions needed for the activity.
  • Pick-up and drop-off at your accommodation (NORTH and SOUTH of Tenerife) or Port of Santa Cruz.
  • Water.
  • Trekking poles in case that someone need it.
  • Accident, rescue and civil liability insurance for the vehicle and passengers.
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Food and drinks.
  • Entry tickets to museums and other attractions.
  • Teide Cable Car. On this trip, there is not time available for this.
  • Everything else which is not explicitly included.
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