Tenerife is full of beauty and when you are on holiday it can be easy to just spend all of your time on the gorgeous beaches, but there are a number of tours that you can go on to see the true beauty the island has to offer. So if you fancy mixing in beach holidays in Los Cristianos with some sightseeing tours then you need to read on to find out what the best excursions in Tenerife are.
Mountain bike tour
Diga Sports, a specialist hiking, biking and kayak tour operator based in Tenerife, offers bike tours around the small village of Fasnia. This tour is perfect for novice riders and allows you to see the stunning coast that the southeast of the island boasts. As well as the beautiful views, riders will get to see old Canarian villages along the way before being able to tuck into a delicious meal on the beach of El Médano, which is an added extra.
Teide light hiking tour
Diga Sports also offer a hiking tour for all, which is not only ideal for people that don’t walk that much but for children as well. The Teide light tour is a two-hour walk in the National Park around the “Roques de Garcia”. The tour takes hikers past incredible rock formations and will inform you about historic eruptions and the wildlife that now calls the National Park home. The tour takes you up to the viewing point via cable car and then a short walk where you will get panoramic views of Tenerife.
Tailored private tours
If you like specialised tours that mean going to see attractions in smaller groups then Tenerife Host is the perfect tour operator for you. Tenerife Host offers tailor-made VIP private tours all over Tenerife and you can plan your tours with the very best local guides to see the attractions you want to see. If you would like to try horse riding, walking, climbing or driving trips in the South of Tenerife then you can plan exactly what you want with the help of Tenerife Host’s expert guides. Once you have planned your excursion you will be picked up from your hotel in a luxury Mercedes Benz limousine and whisked off to the destination you want to explore or the activity you want to do and will be dropped back to your hotel after what is sure to be an unforgettable day.
The scenic Northwest
If you are going on holidays in Costa Adeje in the south of Tenerife then it can be tempting to stay there for the entirety of your break. But Tours by Locals, a group of people that provide tours by local people, have a great tour available. John, a qualified Canary Island guide, will take you on a tour called the Scenic Northwest. This takes guests to two famous landmarks on the island of Tenerife; Icod de los Vinos and the old port of Garachico. The famous Dragon Tree is located at Icod as well as the famous San Marcos church. Garachico, on the other hand, is a pretty old town that boasts cobbled streets, little cafes and fish restaurants.
Puerto de la Cruz on Segway
The Puerto de la Cruz on Segway tour is a great way to see this city, which has been built on volcanic rock. The tour, which is led by Dario, takes people to all the major attractions and places of interest and you will learn about the history of the city. All of which will be done whilst on two wheels! This is one of the best Tenerife tours you can go on and you can even tailor your trip to see something you really want.
Xplore Tenerife offer a tour where you can hike from the village of Masca down to the sea, one of the best walks in Tenerife. The Masca hike, snorkel and boat trip really is a great tour. When thinking of Tenerife places to visit, Masca may not be high on the list, but it should be as this village is stunningly beautiful. The tour begins in Masca and then descends down the valley taking in all the amazing views and beautiful scenery in the process. Waterfalls, caves, over-hanging rocks and boulders can all be seen during the walk before the tour finishes on a black sand beach. The tour allows guests to take a swim and go snorkelling before taking a boat back to Los Gigantes port.