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Self-guided walking holidays - El Hierro GR 131

The GR 131 long-distance hiking trail crosses El Hierro in an east-west direction. On three stages we discover the westernmost Canary Island. Accommodation and taxi transfers are included.1. From Tamaduste to San AndrésIn the north-western municipality of Tamaduste we start the ascent. Between spurge plants and agaves we walk to El Hierro's capital Valverde and from there through tree heath forests to San Andrés.Distance: 13 kmHeight difference: + 1077 m/ - 41 m2. San Andrés to the Ermita Virgen de Los ReyesThe day starts with a moderate climb up to a cliff from where you have an incomparable view of El Golfo. We reach El Hierro's highest point, Pico de Malpaso, from where we descend to the Ermita de la Virgen de los Reyes.Distance: 21 kmHeight difference: + 509 m/ - 855 m3. Ermita Virgen de Los Reyes - Faro de OrchillaToday we walk through younger volcanic landscapes to our final destination, the lighthouse of Orchilla. The meridian monument reminds us that the first (today insignificant) zero meridian was established here.Distance: 11 kmAltitude difference: + 575 m/ - 785 m

Price From: 398.0€ per person (taxes included)
Activities available in the following languages Spanish, English, German
Place Valverde (Hierro) Pinar de El Hierro (El) (Hierro)
Duration 5 days
Activity category Sport and adventure, Nature, Ecotourism, Hiking
Who is it for? Adults without children, Young people, LGBT, Senior
Organising company NATOUR
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