Trekking on Tenerife: guided tour to the Teide summit

Enjoy the pure Teide summit happiness and climb the highest mountain of Spain on Tenerife. The guided hike takes over 1.5 hours from the top station of the cable car (ticket not included) to almost 3700 metres of altitude and back. Guide and summit permission included.

  • Tour / activity duration: hiking time 1,5 hours
  • Languages: German, English, Spanish
  • Transfer: Sundays from Puerto de la Cruz included / Thursdays own arrival at the cable car station
  • The best insider tips
  • English-speaking service
  • Hassle-free booking change or cancellation
  • Usually cheaper than at site

Teide summit hike with guide

The Teide is the landmark of Tenerife - and its highest point is the destination of many hikers who would like to enjoy the fantastic view over the Canary Island landscape and the summit happiness from the very top.

Hiking tour Teide summit with transfer Puerto de la Cruz (Sunday)

  • Hiking tour Tenerife Teide summit + transfer - per adult (from 13 years)50.-€
  • Hiking tour Tenerife Teide summit + transfer - per child (6 - 12 years)37.50€

Hiking tour Teide summit without transfer

  • Hiking tour Tenerife Teide summit - no transfer- per adult (from 13 years)37.-€
  • Hiking tour Tenerife Teide summit - no transfer- per child (6 - 12 years)28.-€
Tenerife panoramic view from the Teide summit

Booking option: Guided hiking tour to the Teide summit

The mountain hike to the summit of the Teide begins at the cable car station at 2356 metres above sea level. The cable car (ticket payable at the station) takes about 8 minutes to reach 3550 meters - at this point the actual ascent to the summit starts. During this guided tour you will overcome about 170 meters of altitude difference during the ascent and 170 meters during the descent. The pure walking time is about 1.5 hours. From the summit you can enjoy a fantastic panoramic view over Tenerife and the neighbouring islands in good weather. The surroundings give the impression of a lunar landscape on earth and the volcanic origin of Tenerife becomes particularly clear here. Finally, you can take the cable car back down to the valley.


  • Difference in altitude: 170 metres ascent, 170 metres descent
  • Duration: ~ 1.5 hours
  • Touring character: easy path, but very strenuous due to altitude
  • Days: Thursday, Sunday
  • Walking time: approx. 1.5 hours
  • Months: possible all-year
  • Languages: German, English, Spanish
  • Difficulty level: medium
  • Starting points: Puerto de la Cruz
  • Transfer: Sundays with pick-up from Puerto de la Cruz / Thursday only own arrival at the cable car station


  • Professional guide
  • Summit permit
Important information
  • You don't have to suffer from vertigo for this tour.
  • This tour is not about mountaineering - it is a mountain hiking tour!
  • People with heart, breathing or circulation problems are advised against the tour!
  • The tickets for the cable car are organised by the guide and have to be paid on site (price currently: 27 Euro adults, 13,50 Euro for children up to 14 years).


  • Minimum age 6 years
  • Minimum number of participants: 4 persons

Please bring along:

Passport, Recommended equipment: mountain boots, daypack, windbreaker, sweater, gloves, headgear, sun protection, non-carbonated drinking water bottle 1 to 1.5 l in the winter months

Please note that the tour cannot be cancelled once the summit permit has been received. If the cable car does not run on the day of the excursion for reasons beyond our competence, an alternative will be made and the excursion will not be refunded.

Detailed description

On foot on the highest mountain of Spain - guided hiking tour to the summit of the Teide on Tenerife

The Teide rises from the island landscape of Tenerife and for many visitors it is their greatest wish to climb this mountain to reward themselves with a majestic view over Tenerife, the volcanic landscape and the sea. It's like a bliss to stand up there! Experience your personal summit happiness and all the magic of this island volcano on a guided tour of the Teide. With the help of the cable car you can already overcome most of the altitude meters and are at 3550 meters at the beginning of this guided hiking tour on Tenerife. From the top station of the cable car, the last 170 metres up the mountain are done at a leisurely pace and in small groups (maximum 18 participants).

The path to the highest point of the Pico del Teide is described as easy and well accessible, but one should not underestimate the forces acting on the body when climbing at these altitudes. You will be rewarded for all these efforts with the breathtaking view that you can enjoy during the summit break. The unique landscape of Tenerife comes into its own from this perspective and will make your heart beat faster.

The Teide hike leads back over a high trail to the viewpoint Pico Viejo. Here you can look into the mighty crater of the second highest volcanic mountain on Tenerife after the Teide. After the descent with the cable car you can point your camera at the bizarre towers of Roques de Garcia. These impressive lava rocks together with the imposing "finger of God" form a fantastic panorama and are an absolute sight in Teide National Park. To protect this beautiful landscape, only 200 permits are issued daily for a summit hike to the Teide. The pass is included in this tour. On the way back from the Teide summit to the top station there is also the information centre of the national park administration. There you will learn more about the history of the Teide, about Vullcanism and life around the volcano.

Climbing the summit of the Teide is an unforgettable experience. And you can rely on your local guide for this guided Tenerife hike. A certain kicksiness and enough fitness for the final stage to the mountain top are the best prerequisites to master this easy Teide tour and to make yourself the greatest gift by conquering Spain's highest mountain.


Valid on the reserved day or for 12 months after date of purchase if no date has been selected. You will receive the tour operator's details with the purchased ticket. Attention: reservation is required! The reservation can be made through sunbonoo as part of the booking process or later by contacting the tour operator directly via phone or email.

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