Tenerife Walking Holidays Tenerife, Epic North Coast

7 Nights
65 km
Tour Type:
Time To Go:
September to May (Summer on request)
from €1000

Tenerife, Epic North Coast is a land of banana palms and green covered steep hills overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. This trip will take you into the narrow valleys and immerse you in its luxurious green forests of Anaga Rural Park and the winding trails on the coastline cliffy hills.

The popular beaches with warm waters of Tenerife, Epic North Coast, are a very good excuse to enjoy some good time relaxing at the sunset while historical towns like La Orotava, Puerto de La Cruz and Santa Cruz de Tenerife have a lot to discover with testimonial monuments from the Age of Discoveries.

This is the most popular itinerary, you may be able to combine or split the distance for each day. Click on get a quote to customize your trip.

La Orotava
La Orotava

You will be collected from Tenerife South Airport or Tenerife North Airport and brought to your accommodation in La Orotava. The transfer will take about 1h from Tenerife South Airport or 30 minutes from Tenerife North Airport.

Hotel: Hotel Rural Victoria 3*

12 km
La Orotava
La Orotava

Your adventure will start with a loop walk up the hills south of La Orotava. Discover the local countryside as you walk along the narrow paths leading to the deep forest above the little villages.

Walk details: 11.8km (+747m, -705m)

Hotel: Hotel Rural Victoria 3*

10 km
Punta del Hidalgo
Punta del Hidalgo

From La Orotava, a transfer will drop you off at the starting of your second stage. Today, Tenerife northern coast will unveil for you as you walk in the cliffs that originated small hidden beaches a long time ago. Take a break to hear the relaxing rhythm of the waves bathing the rocks. This easy walk is 9.5km will have its finish at Puerto de la Cruz, where, at the end of the day, you will be transferred to Punta del Hidalgo.

Walk details: 9.5km (+52m, -394m)

Hotel: Atlantis Park 3*

7 km
Punta del Hidalgo
Punta del Hidalgo

The day reserves an easy walk in which you will discover the beauties of Punta del Hidalgo from where you have some great views over the rugged impenetrable cliffs leaning to the ocean.

Walk details: 7.4km (+283m, -278m)

Hotel: Atlantis Park 3*

15 km
La Laguna
La Laguna

This is the day you leave the coast and reach the former capital of Tenerife, San Cristobal de La Laguna. The path leads to mountainous areas away from human interference before getting to the countryside villages where the locals grow vineyards to produce the precious wine. At the end, explore the picturesque streets of the old colonial city filled with little shops and cafes.

Walk details: 14.5km (+877m, -350m)

Hotel: La Laguna Gran Hotel 4*

11 km
Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Santa Cruz de Tenerife

The amazing Parque Rural de Anaga will be the theme of the day. When your transfer drives you up the hill, you start to form an idea of what lies ahead, a deep laurel forest that will immerse you in its meanders and green tunnels. The statute of protection of the park ensures that the landscape is free from human interference. Follow down the valley to reach the terraced hills facing the Atlantic, then go back up to the hill to Afur, this time across ridges that will allow panoramic views over the valleys below. After the walking stage, a transfer will bring you to Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Walk details: 10.8km (+357m, -971m)

Hotel: Hotel Principe Paz 3*

10 km
Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Santa Cruz de Tenerife

The starting point of the last stage will be reached by a transfer to Chamorga. From here your exploration starts by crossing two valleys towards the ocean. Visit the little coastal village of Almaciga and walk up to El Bailadero across a ridge trail that provides the most impressive panoramic views over the valleys below, a good way to say farewell to Tenerife. At the end of the day, you will be transferred from El Bailadero to Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

Walk details: 10.3km (+833m, -667m)

Hotel: Hotel Principe Paz 3*



We have carefully selected each of the hotels you will stay in. From boutique 3* hotels to historical 4* hotels to Paradores with some of the most stunning views in Spain. Each one has its own unique character and will make your trip more than just a walking holiday.


How to Get There

Airport transfers are included from either Tenerife South Airport or Tenerife North Airport (please select on the booking page).

Tenerife South Airport is the main international airport on the island and is served by regular flights from most airports in Ireland and the UK.

Tenerife North Airport is served by mainly domestic flights from the other Canary Islands and airports on mainland Spain.

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Whats Included

  • Included: Selected accommodation with private bathrooms, Holiday Pack on your mobile phone (Route ebook and Google Maps) and a 24/7 support number providing assistance during your trip, for instance organising a support vehicle if needed. In 2021 we also offer a Free Postponement with every booking made
  • Not included: Flights, drinks, city tax, Travel Insurance (Recommended)
  • Optional: Luggage transfers (On by default. One bag up to 20kg per person), dinners (On by default, where available), bike rental (On by default) and airport transfers, etc…

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Note on Accommodation: We aim to book you into each of the towns listed on the itinerary, however in case of low availability we may book you 2 nights in the same town with provided transfers. If you are booking Superior collection or Country cottages, please note it is subject to availability and therefore cannot be guaranteed. Superior/Country cottage accommodation may be away from the route with included transfers. More details.

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