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North Gran Canaria Highlights Full-Day Tour from Las Palmas

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Overview
See all Gran Canaria has to offer during this adventurous full-day island tour. Departing from the bustling capital of Las Palmas, head first to the holy pilgrimage site of Teror. Then stroll the streets of the historical city of Arucas. Have a nice lunch on the "Balcony of the Atlantic" in Firgas. Set up for a little hike in the natural reserve of Tilos de Moya. Sip on unique Canarian coffee in Valle de Agaete and at the end of the day go for a swim on its volcanic beach in the fishing port of Puerto de las Nieves.
Itinerary
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You'll start at
Parque de Santa Catalina
35007 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain9:00 - Santa Catalina Park in Las Palmas - in front of the Tourist Info Center
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  • 1
    Teror
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 2
    Arucas
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 3
    Firgas
    Stop: 50 minutes -
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  • 4
    Moya
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 5
    Los Tilos de Moya
    Stop: 40 minutes -
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  • 6
    Valle de Agaete
    Stop: 50 minutes - Admission included
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  • 7
    Puerto de las Nieves
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • See the highlights of north Gran Canaria in a day from Las Palmas
  • Travel by coach: no transport hassles or driving a rental car
  • See Teror and a coffee farm in one easy trip
  • Great value: with commentary, entry fees, and tastings included
What to Expect
Depart central Las Palmas by air-conditioned coach and enjoy the scenic drive to the pretty inland town of Teror. Hear about Teror’s importance as a pilgrimage point and view the wood-balconied houses and beautiful basilica in its well-preserved old quarter, set against a lush mountain backdrop. Continue to the historic city of Arucas to explore its streets before having lunch in Firgas (own expense). Continue on for a small hike to the Tilos de Moya Nature Reserve. Visit a coffee plantation in Valle de Agaete for a guided tour and tasting of Canarian coffee. Drive to Puerto de las Nieves fishing village and swim at the volcanic beach or natural seawater pools before your trip endsn in Las Palmas.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Parque de Santa Catalina, 35007 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
8h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Pickup and drop-off at designated meeting point
  • Professional licensed guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Live onboard commentary
  • Volcanic beach/natural pools swim
  • Coffee tasting
  • Little hike in a natural reserve
  • Entry/Admission - Valle de Agaete
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel Pick-ups
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please have warm clothing with you (it may get colder in the mountains especially in the winter months), good shoes for the hike to Roque Nublo, sun protection, water, umbrella/raincoat according to the weather forcast)
  • Please be ready for twisting roads
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Children allowed from 5 years of age. Not recommended for children suffering the road sickness.
  • Not wheelchair accesable
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Passangers with problems on the twisting roads will need their medication
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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The tour was beautiful, Pavel was really great, he guide us with stories about all the places we have vizited during the entire trip. It is an excelent start of a vacation in Canary Islands. We saw a lot of nice things, from small rural villages, that look like a filmset, to a
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We took this north Gran Canaria tour with Pavel to have a wholesome picture of the island . We had a really good time, we saw beautiful villages , coffee plantations, different landscapes and received a thorough description of the life on Gran Canaria
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Well fab day you see so much, pavel is so nice and so knowledgeable, so much covered we so tired we in bed before midnight on Christmas eve😎
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Pavel was a great guide, fun, friendly and informative. A few little extras was a nice touch. Driver was first class. Lunch was filling, a very enjoyable day. Thanks Julie & Nicola
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An excellent ,organised excursion in which we stopped off at a number of places of interest. Pico bandana and roque noble, plus picturesque teror village amongst several other stops. Just a few of us travelling on a mini bus with two friendly and informative guides A lovely day
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By: Excursions Gran Canaria
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Matevž Š
10
Good choice!
I would really recomment this excursion! You can see some interesting inland, learn about island and its history,
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dakini9
Bristol, United Kingdom
21
Amazing excursion and guide
The excursion was well prepared and both the driver and guide were amazing people. Pavel will do his outmost so
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gailf940
20
Interesting day out
We enjoyed this trip through the island. We have visited Gran Caneria many times but only have toured around the
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705margaretel
71
Amazing landscapes for solo travel in Gran Canaria
I definitely had a great time , our guide tour was so thoughtful , funny and if you want to explore and Enjoy
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JohnDavidBerry
United Kingdom
10
Trip
I really enjoyed this trip. Pavel is a knowledgeable host and made us very welcome. We got to see the whole
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cathfabrics
Manchester, United Kingdom
1412
Perfect day out
We experienced a great trip from north to south of the island . Our excellent guide was full of interesting facts
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Rich5713
Leeds, United Kingdom
20
Lazy Wednesday
Trip was fun and informative. Pawel is a great host/guide. Coffee and sandwich included in the price of our trip.
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Vlad B
Bucharest, Romania
10
Best tour so far
The tour was beautiful, Pavel was really great, he guide us with stories about all the places we have vizited
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nadiegeM
Oslo, Norway
41
Great day
I absolutely recommend this trip to anyone who wants to see a bit more of this beautiful island. We saw amazing
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nickmE6880HL
Berlin, Germany
10
Memorable tour 2/1/2020
I had a day tour with Pavel and Elissa (driver), it was truly amazing. Pavel's knowledge and energy is great.
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yeshaya
Milan, Italy
4926
Gran canaria tour
We took this north Gran Canaria tour with Pavel to have a wholesome picture of the island . We had a really good
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nagarmp
Wakefield, United Kingdom
20
A pleasant & packed journey led by an amazing guide & safe driver
Just wanted to say a big thank you to Pavel & Elyssa (I Hope the spelling is correct) for looking after us today &
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yeshaya
Milan, Italy
4926
Tour of gran Canaria
The tour was great Pavel was very nice and helpful , giving us a really good time and feeling , I strongly
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Dee H
Bray, Ireland
3222
Fab day out
Well fab day you see so much, pavel is so nice and so knowledgeable, so much covered we so tired we in bed before
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jin1955jan
London, United Kingdom
4316
Perfect day
So you want to see the island? There is far more to gran canaria than the beach. What a wonderful experience..
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