Do you want to enjoy a unique vacation? Then you have to visit the fabulous island of Tenerife ! And it is that thanks to its incredible landscapes it has become a tourist destination par excellence. Among many other wonders, you can contemplate green forests, deserts or amazing black sand beaches. Of course, what we recommend from Vuela Viajes is that before leaving for the island you organize some of the most interesting excursions in advance. And it is that Tenerife has many corners to explore!
So, what we are going to do today is tell you about some of the best excursions you can do on this peculiar and beautiful island, without forgetting the wonderful Teide National Park, the Pyramids of Güimar and the funniest theme parks. Are you accompanying us to discover some of the best excursions that can be done in Tenerife?
Teide National Park
If you are lucky enough to travel to Tenerife, it will be essential that you visit the Teide National Park, which is located about 2,300 meters above sea level. From this place you will be able to enjoy unique views of Teide, which is the highest peak in all of Spain (3,718 meters high) as well as contemplating a completely unique landscape: craters, volcanoes, rivers of petrified lava … The best thing is that you can also find plenty of services: road access, a restaurant area, visitor centers, viewpoints, an extensive network of trails, accommodation … Also, you should know that a cable car takes you almost to the summit.
The Pyramids of Güimar
If you are passionate about history or you like mysteries, you cannot miss the Güimar Pyramids, which are located in the Ethnographic Park, south of Santa Cruz. It is about 6 enigmatic pyramids that follow the basic principles of construction of other famous pyramids, such as those of Peru, Mexico or ancient Mesopotamia.
Icod de los Vinos
Another essential visit on the island is to Icod de los Vinos, one of the most beautiful towns in Tenerife. Here is one of the oldest dragon trees on the planet: the Millennial Dragon Tree , which is between 800 and 1,000 years old. Of course, it is surprising to see its 17 meters high and its base, which has a perimeter of 20 meters. In addition, it weighs about 150 tons. In this beautiful town you can also walk and remember its glorious past in the world of the vine.
Cliffs of the Giants
Los Gigantes Cliffs are located on the west coast of the island and represent one of the most impressive landscapes of Tenerife. And we are talking about spectacular vertical walls that in some areas reach up to 600 meters. In its waters there is a great natural wealth that will delight scuba diving enthusiasts. Of course, you must bear in mind that there is a stable colony of pilot whales that can be seen at any time of the year. In addition, you will be able to contemplate dolphins.
Beyond these impressive cliffs, the coast of the island offers us some amazing landscapes, being able to find spectacular beaches, among which we can highlight Playa Jardín, Playa de la Tejita and Playa del Médano.
If you have free time and you want to have a great time, then you will have to take an excursion to one of the theme parks and attractions on the island. Of all the Loro Parque stands out , where you will find amazing reproductions of the natural habitats of the different animals that live there and you can enjoy great shows; or Siam Park, considered the best water park in the world.