el hierro hiking tour
The environmental heritage and its peculiar beauty; hundreds of visible volcanic cones and spectacular lava fields; thrilling views; natural pools shaped by the force of the Atlantic Ocean; the trails, witnesses of a past still alive; the tranquility of its villages; the hospitality of its people; its artisans; the traditional cuisine and the fine wines; the mysterious petroglyphs; the biodiversity ...
Day 1 - Arrival at the airport/port and transfer to accommodation.
Day 2 - THE WATER:
Valverde - San Andrés - The Garoé - Valverde (16 km, +550 -550, 5 hours)
Past, present and future of the water in the island of El Hierro … from Valverde, walking past El Garoé and its water tanks, the forest of Valverde, the Hydro-Eolic Plant … till the arrival at “La Villa"; in the afternoon visit of Charco Manso.
Day 3 - THE "MUDADAS":
Jinama - San Andrés - Mirador de La Peña (13 km, +950 – 500, 5 hours)
A trail of great naturalistic and ethnographic interest, scene of the traditional "mudada" from the the Valle del Golfo to the villages of Azofa; in the afternoon visit of Punta Grande and the natural pools of La Maceta.
Day 4 - THE FORESTS:
El Morcillo - Cruz de Los Reyes - Malpaso - La Llania - El Morcillo (13 km, +500 – 500, 5 hours)
From Hoya del Morcillo to Hoya del Pino passing through the highest peak of the island, the Malpaso: a walk through the forests of Canary Pine and Fayal Brezal; in the afternoon visit of the Eco-museum of Guinea.
Day 5 - THE END OF THE WORLD:
Santuario de La Virgen - El Sabinar - Mirador de Bascos - Sabinosa - Pozo de La Salud (9 km, +150 -880, 5 hours)
From the Santuario de la Virgen de Los Reyes in the western extremity of the island and Spain through the enchanted forest of the Sabine shaped by the trade winds; during the transfer views of the Orchilla Lighthouse and Mirador del Lomo Negro.
Day 6 - THE VOLCANOS:
El Pinar - Los Roques - El Tacorón (10 km, +100 -850, 5 hours)
A geological approach walking between the volcanic cones forming the "Lajiales" lava flows, one of the most significant natural landscapes of the youngest island of the archipelago; in the afternoon vista of the southern fishing village of La Restinga.
Day 7 - Transfer to airport/port and departure.
Groups of 2-6 people
Total distance: 60 km
Daily walks 5 hours
Trails: rocky and loose volcanic materials sections; dirt tracks.
It is recommended to wear appropriate clothing, comfortable and strong hiking boots, raincoat, hat, backpack, trekking poles, water bottle, sunscreen, sunglasses, camera.
Dates available all year around.
2/3 persons 799€ p.p. taxes included
4/6 persons 619€ p.p. taxes included
single room supplement 147€ taxes included
Accommodation in double room with breakfast; all transfers with a private vehicle; local bilingual guide; hiking excursions and daily activities; accident insurance; water and snacks.
3 nights in the Apartamentos Los Verodes or Apartamentos Frontera;
3 night in the Hotel Balneario Pozo de La Salud.
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