Volcano Teide Mount Teide Night Tour for groups

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06:30 Hrs Approx.

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Mount Teide Night Tour for groups

Languages
EN · FR · ES · RU

Duration approx.
06:30 Hrs Approx.

Difficulty
Low
Lunch at the Teide Cable Car restaurant

Description

A night excursion to Mount Teide that you’re certain to find fascinating.

Much has been said about the spectacular landscape of the Teide National Park, but the transformation it undergoes when the sun sets is rarely mentioned. Our Mount Teide Night Tour wants to show you exactly that: the array of colours that adds beauty to the horizon at sunset and dyes the sky dark to expose 83 of the 88 constellations known to man.

On your way up to the peak, you will see how the plant life changes with the increasing altitude. The transformation in the landscape as you climb is truly astonishing—you will feel as if you have crossed several continents in a walk of no more than one or two hours. Depending on the route you take, you will cross rural landscapes, laurel woods and pine forests. On Las Cañadas, you will find types of broom, laburnum, rosalillo de cumbre (Pterocephalus lasiospermus), and flixweed—just a few of the plants that thrive most prolifically on Tenerife’s high scrublands.

If you’re in luck, you will see tiny, harmless bats fluttering around you as the sun sets. These winged mammals have spent the day hiding in the National Park’s underground network of volcanic tunnels. The volcanic tunnels are the channels through which lava once flowed, and they are the kingdom of the troglofauna. These small invertebrates are mostly blind as they live in complete darkness, but their other sensory organs have developed great sensitivity, so they have exceptional sense of smell, touch or hearing. The majority of them are endemic to Las Cañadas, and a few are found exclusively in one particular volcanic tunnel, and nowhere else in the entire world.

If you want to ascend Mount Teide at night, with the help of the Cable Car, and watch the sunset from an altitude of 3,555 metres, we recommend the activity Sunset & Stars for groups (Sunset and Stars on Teide), which, in addition to cable car tickets, also includes an astronomical observation using long-range telescopes.

A Mount Teide Night Tour with sunset and astronomical observation

Before you begin your stargazing experience, you will have toured a good part of the National Park and, from some impressive viewing point you will have seen a sunset that will remain in your memory for many years to come. In the dying light, the volcanic landscape takes on colours and hues of the utmost beauty. The spectacular, oval Las Cañadas caldera (one of the biggest volcanic calderas in the world with a perimeter of 45 km) spreads out before your eyes. In its centre stands Mount Teide, an immense stratovolcano, rising to 3,718 m. Everywhere you look, you will see all kinds of lava deposits clothing large areas of the caldera, the product of eruptions stretching back over thousands of years.

During your tour, you will see rounded volcanic cones covered in pumice stone, others covered in charcoal and ash, some turned black or a reddish colour by oxidisation, tongues of lava that hang from the sides of the volcanoes, and huge blocks of stone (in which you can see traces of gleaming obsidian) strewn haphazardly around. To tour Las Cañadas, before your exploration of the planets and galaxies, is to take a geological journey back over 180,000 years in one of Earth’s most remarkable volcanic landscapes. And if there happens to be a full moon, you will discover the most amazing lunar landscape.

Can you think of a better way of visiting Mount Teide by night than on this excursion?

Highlights...

  • Reservation for a group of at least 30 people or an equivalent fee
  • Group excursion to Mount Teide by night
  • Stargaze on Mount Teide using professional equipment
  • Behold the sunset from a viewpoint in the National Park
  • Let certified astronomical guides unravel the sky’s mysteries for you
  • Visit Mount Teide at night: one of the three best skies in the world for stargazing

What's included...

  • Round-trip transportation from a meeting point near your hotel
  • Professional observation of the Universe using long-range telescopes
  • Certified Spanish, English, French or Russian-speaking Starlight guide
  • Sunset from a viewpoint before the astronomical observation
  • Picnic (optional)

What's not included...

  • Starlight guide in other language than indicated
  • Teide Cable Car tickets

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What's included...
  • Round-trip transportation from a meeting point near your hotel
  • Professional observation of the Universe using long-range telescopes
  • Certified Spanish, English, French or Russian-speaking Starlight guide
  • Sunset from a viewpoint before the astronomical observation
  • Picnic
What's not included...
  • Starlight guide in other language than indicated
  • Teide Cable Car tickets
What's included...
  • Round-trip transportation from a meeting point near your hotel
  • Professional observation of the Universe using long-range telescopes
  • Certified Spanish, English, French or Russian-speaking Starlight guide
  • Sunset from a viewpoint before the astronomical observation
What's not included...
  • Starlight guide in other language than indicated
  • Teide Cable Car tickets
  • Picnic

+ Information

  • Reservation for a group of at least 30 people or an equivalent fee.
  • Reservation subject to confirmation. Payment by credit card, via PayPal or bank transfer.

The schedule depends on the collection point which you indicate when making your reservation, and varies throughout the year, depending on the sunset time. Once you have formalised your reservation, we will inform you of the pick-up time and location.

To make the most of your group excursion to Mount Teide by night, please follow our recommendations:

  • Wear warm, comfortable clothing and proper footwear.
  • If you have health problems, consult with your doctor before undertaking this activity.

How to dress to go up Mt Teide

  • Children under 8 are cannot participate in the Mount Teide by night trip. Proof of age is required.

  • Under current restrictions due to COVID-19, face masks must be worn on all forms of public transport. This means that face masks must be used for all activities, including the cable car ride, visits to the Observatory (due to the need to move between facilities), and transport services. Without a mask, you will not be allowed to engage in the activities. In this case, your visit will be cancelled, and 100% of the charge will be payable.
  • All our guides are astronomical guides certified by the Starlight Foundation.

IT IS ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY TO PRODUCE THE BOOKING CONFIRMATION, EITHER PRINTED OR DISPLAYED ON A MOBILE DEVICE.

  • Less than 30 days' notice: 50% of the invoice amount
  • Less than 15 days' notice: 100% of the invoice amount

Contingency plan

In the event that weather conditions impede the astronomical observation, the amount paid for the activity shall be reimbursed. 

Parking

This group excursion to Mount Teide by night includes round-trip transportation from your hotel.

Café/Restaurant

No.

Toilets

There are public toilets at the Teide Cable Car’s base station.

Includes:

  • Water or soft drink
  • Sandwich: cured meat and cheese / vegetarian option
  • Sweet treat

Vegetarian picnic

Picnic

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