Tenerife is not only beaches, sun and ocean. It is also a paradise for nature lovers and hikers.

Spring is the ideal time of year to go hiking in Tenerife. The weather is already quite warm, but not too hot, and the nature of the island is blooming in all its glory.

In this article, I want to share with you 6 of my favorite hiking trails that are perfect for spring:

  1. Maska Gorge:

Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 4-5 hours
Description: This is one of the most popular routes in Tenerife, and for good reason. The Maska Gorge is a true work of nature’s art. From a bird’s eye view there are stunning views of the mountains, ocean and villages located in the gorge.

  1. Anaga:

Difficulty: Easy – Medium
Duration: 2-4 hours
Description: Anaga is a UNESCO biosphere reserve, famous for its laurel forests, waterfalls and unique landscapes. Here you will find a variety of routes to suit every taste, from easy walks to challenging multi-day hikes.

  1. Los Gigantes:

Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 1-2 hours
Description: Los Gigantes are cliffs rising 600 meters above the ocean. A walk along the Los Gigantes promenade is a great way to enjoy fresh air, panoramic views and spot whales and dolphins.

  1. Antequera Beach:

Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 1-2 hours
Description: Antequera Beach is one of the wildest and most picturesque beaches in Tenerife. It is located away from tourist areas, so there is an atmosphere of calm and privacy.

  1. Bosque Encantado:

Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 1-2 hours
Description: Bosque Encantado, or Enchanted Forest, is a unique place where pine trees grow that are over 800 years old. There is a special atmosphere of magic and fairy tales here.

  1. Charco de Erjos – Monte del Agua:

Difficulty: Medium
Duration: 3-4 hours
Description: This route passes through picturesque valleys and forests, and from the top of Monte del Agua there is a panoramic view of the northern part of Tenerife.

Before you go hiking, be sure to study the route and prepare everything you need: comfortable shoes, clothes, water, food, sunscreen, etc.
The difficulty level of the routes is approximate. It may vary depending on your physical fitness and weather conditions.
Be careful and don’t walk alone.

We hope this article will help you choose a route for your hiking in Tenerife. Leave a comment if you have any questions.

In addition to these 6 routes, Tenerife has many other interesting hiking spots. Don’t be afraid to explore and try new things!