Best Hiking Trails in Lanzarote & Canary Islands

In this article we have compiled the Best Hiking Routes in the Canary Islands.

You will find the proposed routes grouped by islands, so you can choose those located in your chosen holiday destination.

These hiking routes can be enjoyed on your own, but we recommend doing them with local expert guides, who know all the ins and outs of the area and will allow you to do them in maximum safety conditions and appreciating all the details that often go unnoticed if we go by our account.

Do you want to discover the best hiking trails in the Canary Islands? Keep reading!


Header image: Los Hervideros (Lanzarote).



Hiking through the Natural Park of the Volcanoes

Papagayo Beach, Lanzarote

This hiking route is very different from others that can be done in the Canary Islands, as it is carried out through the “lunar landscape” of the Natural Park of the Volcanoes, one of the most surprising environmental spaces in Lanzarote.

The hiking route that you will take takes place around the Timanfaya National Park. The tour, which lasts approximately three hours, takes place along an itinerary of medium difficulty with a length of 7 kilometers.

Lanzarote is a fascinating island that hides countless natural treasures. You must bear in mind, however, that due to the high level of protection of this island, the most advisable thing to do Excursions in Lanzarote is to book a guided activity for greater security.


Hiking through the Garajonay Natural Park

The Garajonay Natural Park is the most important nature reserve in La Gomera, declared a Biosphere Reserve. This is the setting in which this magnificent hiking route takes place through ravines, laurel forests and other settings characterized by impressive flora and fauna.



Route of the Volcanoes of La Palma

The Route of the Volcanoes of La Palma will allow you to get to know one of the most fascinating environments of the Canary Islands. The one known as “La Isla Bonita” will surprise you with its variety of environments and an expert guide will help you enjoy these trails to the fullest.

The Wild Coast of La Palma from Barlovento

This surprising hiking route along the north coast of La Palma will take you, led by an expert guide, to discover remote places of wild and unprecedented beauty. This is the “Wild Coast” of La Palma.

The Enchanted Forest from Puntallana

Delve into the Laurisilva Forest of La Palma in what is known as the Enchanted Forest and admire the exuberance of the island at its maximum splendor. A route full of magic and dream places!

Caldera de Taburiente from Los Llanos

This spectacular hiking route will allow you to discover the fascinating nature of the Caldera de Taburiente National Park. Undoubtedly an essential route in La Palma (Canary Islands).


Hiking through the Anaga Rural Park

This hiking route will take you deep into the leafy laurel forest in the north of Tenerife that characterizes the Anaga Rural Park, an ecosystem declared a Biosphere Reserve.

An excursion in which you will discover what is known as the “Forest of Enigmas” (it will not be difficult for you to understand the reason for this name).

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