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Walking The Gran Isla LOC

Visiting: Spain
Trip Duration 8 Days

Walking In the Canary Islands

The Canary Islands offer some of the best walking anywhere in Southern Europe. The volcanic island of Gran Canaria in particular offers far more than the beaches it is best known for. Staying off the beaten track in Aguimes on the eastern side and La Aldea de San Nicolas on the western side of the island, we discover dramatic volcanic landscapes, steep gorges, high peaks, semi-tropical valleys and unspoilt hillside villages as we explore the 'Gran Isla' by foot.

Tour Highlights

  • Aguimes - A traditional Canarian village
  • La Aldea de San Nicolas - Hiking in the remote west of the island
  • Guayadeque Canyon - dramatic ravine with stone age cave dwellings
  • Roque Nublo - a distinctive rock formation and Gran Canaria's most famous landmark
  • Pico de las Nieves - Hike up Gran Canaria's highest peak
  • Historic trails - Follow 'caminos reales' and ancient paths between hillside villages


Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Arrive to Aguimes

  • 2
    Circular walk to the Guayadeque Canyon

  • 3
    Walk from Tejeda to Artenara and the Acusa cliffs

  • 4
    Ancient village trail

  • 5
    Free day. Opportunity to relax or walk to Siberio Reservoir

  • 6
    Walk to the summit of Roque Nublo

  • 7
    Descend from village of Santa Lucia to Aguimes

  • 8
    Tour ends in Aguimes

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Walking The Gran Isla
Included meals 7 0 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Bus, Public Bus
7 nights Standard Hotel
Trip Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader
Maximum Altitude on Trek (m)
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16