Hike & Wine South

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  • This activity is part of our Walking Week
  • Minimum recommended age is 10 years old
  • Half-day tour
  • Transportation included
  • Snacks and beverages
  • Three-course lunch with soft drinks and wine
Highlights
  • Admire the lush vineyards and green valleys of Teno as you hike across the beautiful countryside of rural Santiago del Teide.
  • Stop at the famous El Calvario de los Baldíos, a shrine that marks the last volcanic eruption on the island.
  • Learn about the nature, history and geology of the area from your guide.
  • Enjoy a delicious Canarian lunch and try different wines at the local Bodega.
Description

Meet your guide at the prearranged time outside your hotel and ride to the historical La Casona del Patio hotel, which itself is a beautiful landmark in Santiago del Teide. Your expert guide will share insights into the area’s climate, history and nature, pointing out interesting sights on the way.

Upon arrival, you’ll get to have a brief look at the surroundings and learn about the history of winemaking on the island. Your guide will hand out snacks and water and then we choose the day’s hiking route together. There are a few different options, all very pleasant hikes across the unspoilt countryside. On all routes you will pass by lush vineyards and fields with almond and fig trees along the way.

The almond is a species of tree native to Mediterranean climate regions. Almonds were one of the earliest domesticated fruit trees on the island, and they can found in abundance particularly in the fertile valleys of Santiago del Teide.

There will be ample opportunities to stop, feast your eyes on the beautiful landscape and take photos. Depending on the chosen route, the hike will take approximately 2-3 hours, walking at a comfortable pace.

Past the village of Valle de Arriba, you will stop by El Calvario de los Baldíos, a shrine which marks the island’s last volcanic eruption in 1909. You will also learn about the fascinating geology of the island from your guide.

Finally, you will arrive back at La Casona del Patio where it’s time to enjoy a delicious three-course lunch in an idyllic 17th century building called La Casa Vieja. The local-style menu includes fresh bread, mojo sauce, pumpkin soup, wood oven baked chicken, papas arrugadas and quesillo (Canarian style flan). Soft drinks and wine are included with the meal. Then, continue to the charming on-site bodega for wine tasting with a local guide. You’ll learn how to taste wines like a pro and try three top quality wines from the island.

Specifics

This is a small group tour – Travel comfortably in our private van and enjoy the company of your friendly guides and fellow guests.

The tour is suitable for families with children. The minimum recommended age is 10 years.

Pick-up time

Between 08:00 – 09:00

Drop-off time

Between 15:00 – 15:30

(From South Tenerife it’s approx. 30 min. drive to La Casona del Patio, from North Tenerife approx. 1 hour.)

Bring

Proper hiking or sports footwear, sunscreen and sunglasses.

Includes
  • Professional guides
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned van
  • Snacks & beverages
  • Rain jackets, walking sticks (if needed)
  • Three-course lunch with soft drinks and wine
  • Wine tasting
  • Insurance
  • Photos of the day
Guides
Sini Xwander
Sini Mustikkamaa

Finnish Sini is a bubbly personality who loves to spend her free time on the beaches of Tenerife, meditating and doing yoga. You’ll always find her smiling and her positivity is contagious.

Garry Xwander
Garry La Roche

Garry is a pioneering adventurer in Tenerife having been raised on the Island. Garry has gathered great experience all over the world, from Australia to Fiji and Brazil in hiking, diving, sailing and surfing.

Reviews
  •   A rather easy hike, 100m up, 400m down, around 6.5km long. Great views, entertaining guides, good local food at the end. Full recommendation to anyone who likes nature!

    christiancS6530DS
    12/07/2019

      The experience was wonderful: On time pick up, confortable transport to the site, professional guides who could speak multiple languages and had complete knowledge of Tenerife's history, support gear, spare... read more

    leonardocossio
    9/02/2019
  •   We loved our excursion to Teide especially because we liked our tour guide, Eva, very much. We were lucky because It was only us two and Eva. Everything... read more

    avatar thumb Charlotte S
    5/27/2019

      Thank you to Eva and Jenny they are the best guides ever. We had a great time, it was a very exciting experience. Thank you for taking pictures and the... read more

    Anna X
    6/20/2019
  •   My family and I just went on the Hike & Wine Tour with Heidi and Jenny. We're staying in the north of Tenerife at an Appartment in a small village.... read more

    avatar thumb traumi2019
    4/26/2019

      I participated into a hiking week at Tenerife. All activities were organized by Xwander even though the trip package was sold by Tjäreborg.
    Everything worked really well. Sini, the main... read more

    Outi V
    2/18/2020
  •   Wow, fantastic electric motor bike , route, the host Gary and real local good food. The Bike silent, light and fast, the route covered a long way up and... read more

    Coastal546555
    3/02/2020

      An absolute must for anyone visiting Tenerife! Such a brilliant time from the moment we got picked up! Jenny our driver was hilarious and great company! We picked up... read more

    avatar thumb Matt P
    5/08/2019