Termesana Route

  • timanfaya - © pixabay user lapping
  • Timanfaya  - © angelika spanke flickr
  • Timanfaya  - © norbert Nagel wiki
  • timanfaya - © pixabay user lapping
  • Timanfaya National Park  - © nikodem Nijaki wiki

Key information: Termesana Route

  • This fascinating 3km trail must be walked as part of a guided tour, so it is a wonderful condensed lesson in vulcanology.
  • A huge variety of landscapes and formations; brilliant colours.

Walkopedia rating

  • Walkopedia rating88
  • Beauty31
  • Natural interest18
  • Human interest6
  • Charisma33
  • Negative points0
  • Total rating88
  • Note: Neg: a high proportion of steep grind.

Vital Statistics

  • Length: 3km, but slow
  • Maximum Altitude: n/a
  • Level of Difficulty: Moderate

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Timanfaya National Park  - © nikodem Nijaki wiki

WALK SUMMARY

This fascinating 3km trail in the south-west of the Timanfaya NP must be walked as part of a guided tour, so it is a wonderful condensed lesson in vulcanology.

 Brilliant colours. A huge variety of landscapes and formations – including an enormous lava tube.  

Some vestiges of traditional farming amid the devastation – some fig trees in their retaining walls.

The groups are small and too few, so that you need to book ages ahead to get a place – Walkopedia left it too late when coming here, to our chagrin. Go to https://www.reservasparquesnacionales.es/real/ParquesNac/usu/html/listado-actividades-oapn.aspx?ii=6ENG&cen=6, select the language you want to be guided in, start the booking process – and prepare for disappointment!

Come prepared, including carrying enough water.

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timanfaya - © pixabay user lapping

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