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Olita Treks


Las Maretas Shopping Centre. Local 1
35508 Costa Teguise, Teguise
Lanzarote (España)
Tel: +34 928.592.148
Fax: +34 928.591.801
www.olita-treks.com
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El Golfo, Olita Treks Lanzarote Olita Treks offers you, in 8 days, the chance to get know and understand the island with an experienced guide.

You will discover landscapes and secluded places whilst enjoying at the same time the beaches, villages and local cuisine.

You and your family or friends will definitively benefit from this unique way of discovering Lanzarote.

Moreover you can stay in carefully selected accommodation near the sea.

Included in the program you will have one day on the lovely islet of La Graciosa and you will also discover the endless beaches and barren valleys of Fuerteventura Island.

Program

Day 1 - Flight Arrival:
Transfer to accommodation. According to flight schedule, trek in the "Barranco de Tenegüime" (3 hours) or visit to the "Jardín de Cactus" and the "Mirador del Río".

Day 2 - Coast to Coast:
Starting from the highest point of the island, on the cliff-top above the west coast, and going all the way down to the charming fishing port of Arrieta, on the eastern coast. The route crosses the "Valley of One Thousand Palm Trees" at Haría and then through the valley of Tabayesco, where cultivated terraces adorn the landscape. Splendid views and a large variety of endemic plants and flowers, plus some very typical examples of farming on volcanic ash. A nice swim and a beach picnic, then a walk on a coastal trail to Charco del Palo.
Estimated duration: 4 ½ hours of walking.

Day 3 - The Vineyards and Surrounding Area:
A trek along the central crest climbing to the old Guardilama Volcano offering a panoramic view across south and central Lanzarote. Descend to the vineyards of the "La Geria" region, where the vines grow in black volcanic ash surrounded by low walls as protection from the wind. Picnic at a vineyard. Visit to Teguise, the ancient capital of the island. Time for a swim.
Estimated duration: 4 hours of walking.

Day 4 - La Graciosa:
After a short voyage from Órzola in the north of Lanzarote the trek starts out from the charming little island port and traverses dunes, lonely beaches and lava fields through volcanic and coastal vegetation. Swim and picnic. Back on Lanzarote, a visit to "Jameos del Agua", a masterpiece by César Manrique, built on a collapsed volcanic tube. Here an endemic blind crab lives in a natural pool of sea water.
Estimated duration: 3 ½ hours of walking.

Day 5 - The Volcanoes:
Unique and surprising walk through the lava fields of recent but now extinct craters, with views across amazing expanses of natural shapes and colours. Passing through exhilarating landscapes of basalt rock bombs, cinder, ash and lava (types "aa" and "pahoehoe") where lichens and colonizing plants survive in extreme conditions. Picnic followed by visits to the "Visitors Centre of Timanfaya" and "El Golfo".
Estimated duration: 3 hours of walking.

Day 6 - Fuerteventura:
We start off the day with a journey to Playa Blanca in the south of the island where we take the ferry over to Corralejo, Fuerteventura. Following the coastal road we drive across the "Parque Natural de las Dunas". Visit to "Montaña de Tindaya" and then the "Ecomuseo" in Tefía, we will see typical hamlets and traditional handicrafts. Walk along the central crest of the island around the town Betancuria. Picnic and visit into the old town. Swim at one of the nicest beaches on the Canary Islands. Late in the afternoon we take the ferry back to Lanzarote.
Estimated duration: 2 ½ hours of walking.

Day 7 - Risco de Famara:
Splendid and continually changing landscapes throughout the walk. Open sea views over the western coastal beaches and creeks. Dykes and old lava flows protect a range of endemic vegetation. Sea-birds. Picnic, Free afternoon.
Estimated duration: 4 hours of walking.

Day 8:
According to flight schedules, a visit to Fundación César Manrique. Transfer to the airport.