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Guided tours and activities for tourists in Tenerife - an overview

You have made a good choice if you decide to go on holiday to the Canary Islands. Tenerife is the most popular of the Canary Islands. This is one of the few places in Europe where you can spend your holidays by the sea in winter (autumn and spring). What will you do during your vacation?

Tourism in Tenerife is mostly beach tourism, but spending too much time on the beach is pretty boring. You can make your holiday in Tenerife more interesting.

Here are the activities you may be interested in: Teide volcano tours, short sea cruises, water sports (scuba diving, snorkeling), sightseeing tours, hiking.

Examples of tours and activities on the island of Tenerife

You can find different types of excursions in Tenerife: bus tours, walking tours, bicycle tours, sea tours and helicopter flights. You can find the addresses of travel agencies organizing excursions at your hotel.
You will find the widest selection of tours, excursions, activities on the Internet.
We recommend websites for finding interesting tours, for example: Viator, GetYourGuide.

Sightseeing tour of the island of Tenerife. The route usually includes: Masca Village, Garachico Town, Icod de los Vinos, La Orotava City, Guimar Pyramid, Candelaria City.

Walking tour of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. The itinerary may include: Plaza de España, Plaza de la Candelaria, Carta Palace, Calle de Castillo pedestrian street, Garcia Sanabria Park, Church of the Immaculate Conception, Auditorium Opera House.

Tours to the Teide National Park (the most visited national park in Europe). The main attraction of the park is Mount Teide, the highest peak in the Canary Islands.
You can climb to the top of Mount Teide on your own, but it is much easier to do it with the help of a professional guide.
This could be a bus ride, a jeep or quad bike safari, or a hiking trip.

Short sea cruise with dolphin watching. The opportunity to see whales is also available. It's almost guaranteed that you'll see dolphins, but whale watching in Tenerife is always a matter of luck. There is no specific season when the chance of whale watching is higher.
Cruises depart from many places that are popular with tourists.

Short sea cruises that may include diving, snorkelling, picnicking or fishing. Travel companies offer different options for such cruises: on a sailing yacht, on a boat, on a catamaran ....

Examples of prices for excursions (2022):

Walking, sightseeing tour of the city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife - cost from 20 euros / person.

Guided tour to the Teide National Park to the Teide Volcano (bus + walk) - the price is from 30 euros per excursion + cable car ascent 37 EUR (if you need).

Whale & Dolphin Watching Boat Tour from Los Cristianos or Santa Cruz de Tenerife with professional guide - prices start from 28 euro per person.

Camel Riding Tour at El Tanque, a city in the northwest of Tenerife. Price from 12 euros per person.

Yoga classes with an experienced trainer in various picturesque places in Tenerife - price from 9 euros per person for one session.

Tenerife is the most visited island in the Canary Islands and a very popular winter holiday destination for the Nordics. The most popular places for tourists are located in the south of the island. These are, for example, Playa de las Americas, Los Cristianos, La Caleta, Costa Adeje. The city of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is the administrative center of the island.

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