Shore Excursion Details

Volcanic Bandama Mountain Trek

Las Palmas, Canary Islands

Volcanic Bandama Mountain Trek

DETAILS

  • 41/2
    hrs Estimate Duration
  • Snack
  • Hiking

Step back in time and walk through history on your downhill crater trek. You’ll be invited to visit the home of a local shepherd and enjoy a country picnic. During the drive to the highest mountains of the island you’ll start to discover the natural beauty of Gran Canaria. Your specialized trekking guide will lead you into the Caldera de Tejeda, a giant volcanic crater of approximately 13 miles/20km in diameter.


On your descent down to the little hamlet of La Culata, you’ll visit a shepherd and his family and they will share a 400 hundred year old tradition of making goat cheese with you. You’ll also stop to enjoy a country picnic of local cheese, wine, bread and sweets.

Need to Know:

Note: Tour involves approximately 3 1/2 hours of walking mostly downhill over unpaved, hilly terrain with a few steps. The drive is approximately one hour in each direction. We suggest wearing comfortable clothes, sturdy walking or hiking shoes, a waterproof rain jacket or windbreaker and sun protection.

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ACTIVITY ATTRIBUTES

Excursion Type:

Adventure

Activity Level:

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  • 1
    Easy
  • 2
    Moderate
  • 3
    Challenging
Tours with this activity level involve physical exertion for extended periods of time; can involve uneven or steep terrain or swimming in a light current. Recommended only for physically fit and adventurous travellers.
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