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Hike to Mount Teide Peak

An incredible experience is in store on this tour which firstly ascends the majority of Mount Teide via cable car... before you finish the rest of the journey on foot making the miraculous vistas feel even more satisfying!

Hiking up to the peak of Mount Teide, Spain's highest volcano, is an absolutely incredible experience and one that you won't forget in a hurry.

After being collected from your hotel, you'll drive through the stunning surrounds of Teide National Park before catching the cable car which, courtesy of a stunning 8-minute journey, delivers you to the upper observation point at 3550 metres.

Take in the stunning views from this incredible vantage point but be aware, you aren't finished yet!

Over the next hour, with the aid of an experienced guide, you'll ascend the final 170 metres to the volcano's summit via foot until you are well and truly the king of the mountain.

From here, the panoramic views across the entire island are stupendous and on clear days it's possible to see the profile of the nearby islands, such as La Gomera, El Hierro, La Palma and Gran Canaria.

Departs (subject to change)

From Southern Tenerife:

  • Every day: Los Cristianos, Playa de las Américas, Costa Adeje (not including Thursdays in Winter)
  • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays: Los Gigantes, Puerto Santiago, Callao Salvaje, Playa Paraíso
  • Tuesdays and Saturdays: El Médano, Golf del Sur, Costa del Silencio

From Northern Tenerife:

  • Every day: Puerto de la Cruz (not including Mondays & Sundays in Winter)
  • Wednesdays and Saturdays: La Laguna, Santa Cruz

Experience Includes

  • Excursion to Mount Teide including an incredible 1-hour hike to the summit
  • Return cable car ride to upper observation point
  • 1-hour guided hiking tour to the summit
  • Pick-up at hotels in the north (Puerto de la Cruz) and the south (Los Cristianos and Costa Adeja)
  • Experienced guide
  • Permits for the Teide summit
  • Accident insurance for all participants

Experience Excludes

  • Food and drink
  • Optional gratuities


The tour departs on Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday from northern Tenerife (Puerta de la Cruz-area) and from southern Tenerife (Los Cristianos and Costa Adeja) on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday..

Start times

8.00am - exact pick up time advised upon reconfirmation.


Approximately 4 hours.

Terms & Conditions

  • If the cable car is cancelled on the same day of the excursion for reasons beyond control, such as bad weather or repairs to the cable car, an alternative route will be taken. The price of the cable car ticket will be reimbursed.
  • As this tour includes the permit to access the crater, no changes or cancellations are possible once booking has been confirmed. This is due to the way the Teide National Park’s permit issuing system works.
  • People with cardiovascular conditions, pregnant women, and children under the age of 3 are not allowed on the Cable Car, because of the risks posed to their health by the altitude.
  • In accordance with current regulations, persons with any physical disability or motor impairment are not permitted to make the ascent by Cable Car, because of the potential risks if the vehicle has to be evacuated.
  • It is essential to bear in mind that in the event of the failure of the cable car system due to unexpected technical reasons, passengers already at the upper station will have to make their descent on foot and using steep mountain paths.
  • Pick-ups are available from Puerto de la Cruz in Nothern Tenerife on Wednesdays.
  • Pick-ups are available from Los Cristianos and Costa Adeja in Southern Tenerife on Saturdays only.
  • As COVID regulations change frequently and at short notice, it is your responsibility to ensure that you have checked the requirements that Tenerife has put in place so that all visitors have a safe and enjoyable experience.
  • Since hiking activities Ascent to the Peak by Cable Car and VIP ascent to the Peak by Cable Car include the permit to access the crater, we do not admit changes or cancellations once booking has been confirmed. This is due to how Teide National Park’s permit issuing system works.