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Colorful and scenic View Of Roque Nublo And El Teide - Tejeda, Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain

Join us as we explore Gran Canaria on this 7-night walking holiday. The island is in the middle of the Canarian archipielago and nicknamed ‘the miniature continent’ because of the huge contrast in climate and landscape. We can be sure this will be a walking holiday to remember!

Grade: Medium

Beautiful view from Pico de Bandama on setting sun over Gran Canaria

Why go?

  • Brand new walking holiday to our collection
  • You're guaranteed some winter sunshine!
  • Discover a side of the island which is worlds away from the busy tourist tracks
  • Appreciate the geographical landmark of Roque Nublo - a stand-out symbol of the Canary Islands
  • Take part in optional excursions or additional walks on free days
  • Enjoy the company of a Solos Tour Leader

Itinerary

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After arriving at Gran Canaria airport, we will transfer to our hotel. We will then enjoy a welcome meeting where we will meet our guide.

  • Accommodation 4 * Morgan Princess & Beach Club
  • MEALS Dinner included

We will transfer to Tasarte's Pass, and begin our walk to the village of Mogan. Here, we will discover the insight of the gorges of the western island. There is a lot of contrasts in this dry region with some green parts, lost villages and great canyons.

  • Accommodation
  • MEALS All meals included

Today we will transfer to the south-east of the island and discover the beauty of Pilancones Natural Park. Featuring a stunning landscape that spans nearly 60 km2, from peaks to rolling hills and pine forests, the park is also a designated zone for the special protection of birds.

  • Accommodation 4 * Morgan Princess & Beach Club
  • MEALS All meals included

Today, we can we can enjoy a free day. Why not take up an optional excursion or take a leisurely stroll through the resort?

  • Accommodation 4 * Morgan Princess & Beach Club
  • MEALS All meals included

Today we will discover Roque Nublo, one of the most iconic images from the Canary Islands. We will begin at the hamlet of La Culata and then go up the Roque Nublo and through the pine forest, giving us a chance to enjoy panoramic views of Gran Canaria.

  • Accommodation 4 * Morgan Princess & Beach Club
  • MEALS All meals included

Today, we can enjoy a free day. Why not take up an optional excursion or take a leisurely stroll through the resort?

  • Accommodation 4 * Morgan Princess & Beach Club
  • MEALS All meals included

Today we will walk through the enormous natural reserve located in the north-east of Gran Canaria. The hike to the Caldera de Bandama offers a glimpse into the geological origin of Gran Canaria. On our way back, we will stop in Arucas to discover the historical town.

  • Accommodation 4 * Morgan Princess & Beach Club
  • MEALS All meals included

It’s time to say goodbye to Gran Canaria. After transferring to the airport, we will board our flight home.

  • Accommodation
  • MEALS Breakfast included

Spectacular diversity

A tiny island in the Canaries’ archipelago, what Gran Canaria lacks in size it certainly makes up for in diversity. The terrain here ranges from the green and leafy north to the lush, mountainous interior and the dry, arid south – not forgetting the island’s glorious fringe of postcard-worthy coastline. While based at the sun-kissed resort of Playa de Taurito, this walking tour will take you through forests, natural parks and nature reserves, before trekking to one of the Canary Island’s most famous features: the volcanic rock of Roque Nublo. As you'd expect from any great walking holiday, the scenery to be admired on Gran Canaria is out of this world!

Morgan Princess & Beach Club ★★★★

Our hotel is located on a hillside in the heart of Playa de Taurito in the south of Gran Canaria. The hotel overlooks the beach, with a shuttle service provided to take guests to beach.

Facilities include

Facilities include two swimming pools, one which is heated in the winter, two restaurants, a pool bar, TV room, Wi-Fi in public areas and a beach shuttle service.

Rooms include

Room facilities include air-conditioning, TV, safe, hairdryer, fridge and balcony or terrace.

TIME DIFFERENCE

No time difference from the UK

TEMPERATURE

Average Daily Maximum:

Jan, Feb 20°C, Mar 21°C,
Apr 22°C, May 23°C,
Jun 25°C, Jul, Aug 27°C,
Sep 27°C, Oct 25°C,
Nov 21°C, Dec 20°C

 

APPROX. FLIGHT TIME

5 hours 

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What's included

  • Return flights and transfers
  • Airport taxes and charges
  • Twin/double room for single use with private facilities
  • Welcome drink and information meeting
  • 4 guided walks
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • All Inclusive: breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks with meals
  • 4 picnic lunches

What's extra

  • Insurance, see here

Useful Information

Transfer time
The transfer time from Gran Canaria Airport to the hotel is approximately 35 minutes, depending on weather and traffic.

Walking programme
Four guided walks are included in the programme. Your walking guide will advise you in resort of the daily programme. The walking programme is graded as Medium and you can expect to walk between 7 to 10km per day, with some ascents/descents, rough underfoot terrain and high altitudes involved. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are fit and well enough to take part in your chosen activity holiday. If you are unsure as to whether the walks are within your capabilities, please contact the office to discuss this matter, thus making sure you appreciate the terrain that you will be walking. You could be walking across uneven ground in some areas and extreme care must be taken, especially if wet. If used to using a pole/stick, it is advisable to bring it. Please appreciate the route and content of the holiday may change at the time and at the discretion of the guide/organiser, should conditions require. Solos Holidays Ltd cannot be held responsible for personal injury, accident or damage to property whilst on these walks other than incidents arising out of the company’s negligence. The guide has the right to refuse to guide a walk with anyone not properly attired.

Walking notes
Grade: Medium
Distance: 7 to 10km per day
Walking boots: Essential

What to wear
It is of paramount importance that you have the correct footwear. It is essential to wear walking boots that are comfortable and preferably lightweight, with some ankle support and a good grip. If you already have a pair of boots that you are happy walking in (including during hot/wet weather and on hard ground), then bring these along. However, if you are bringing new footwear, do make sure they are well broken in before you arrive. Experience has shown that wearing 2 pairs of woollen socks adds to comfort.

The weather, even in summer, is unpredictable – particularly in mountainous areas. We would therefore recommend you travel with clothing suitable for all conditions, and suggest you use the following checklist as a guideline of what to take:

  • Walking boots with good ankle support
  • Waterproofs – jacket and trousers
  • Walking poles – recommended as they provide good support for the knees, particularly on downhill sections of walks and when conditions are wet/slippery
  • Lightweight trousers and shorts with pockets
  • Shirts or t-shirts for walking in
  • Walking socks – several pairs
  • Lightweight fleece or jumper
  • Hat & gloves
  • Daysack/rucksack for walking
  • Umbrella – it can be used also for protection from the sun as well as rain
  • Lightweight drinking bottle to carry water whilst walking
  • Small first aid kit – plasters, insect repellant, etc
  • Good, high factor sunscreen, sunhat and sunglasses – the sun’s strength is often multiplied in mountainous areas.

Currency
Euro

Gratuities
We suggest a Group Collection to cover guides, transfer drivers, and hotel staff of €20.00 per person. Your Tour Leader will collect this on your behalf and distribute it accordingly, thus relieving you of the burden of who, when and how much to tip. The tipping of housekeeping will be left to your individual discretion (a small amount left in your room on departure should cover this and would be much appreciated). As is customary, ‘the hat’ will be passed around for the driver and guide on all optional excursions. For any meals that are not included in your itinerary, or taxi fares, your Tour Leader can advise of an appropriate % add on.

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Depart Return Nights Age Group Price From COMMENTS  
13 Jan 2020 20 Jan 2020 7 All Ages £ 1439 Guaranteed Departure BOOK
Guaranteed Departure
02 Mar 2020 09 Mar 2020 7 All Ages £ 1409 BOOK

What's included

  • Return flights and transfers
  • Airport taxes and charges
  • Twin/double room for single use with private facilities
  • Welcome drink and information meeting
  • 4 guided walks
  • Accompanying Solos Tour Leader
  • All Inclusive: breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks with meals
  • 4 picnic lunches

What's extra

  • Insurance, see here

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