Lanzarote: discover the hidden gems of the island in these 2 excursions
When you come to Lanzarote, the magnificent natural landscape and sustainably designed attractions will allow you to enjoy places of natural interest such as the Montañas del Fuego, with more than 50 square kilometers of amazing volcanic landscape.The Mirador del Río is a true spectacle for the eyes with its impressive views over the Chinijo Archipelago and the island of La Graciosa.
Admire the fascinating Green Lake of Charco de los Clicos or the majestic cliffs of Famara beach. Geology has blessed the island with idyllic beaches and crystal clear blue water reefs all around. Some of the most impressive are Papagayo in Playa Blanca, La Francesa beach in La Graciosa and Caletón Blanco in Órzola, to name a few.
Lanzarote is full of idyllic and unique places in the world where the experience of those who visit it is unrepeatable. But in addition to these places that we have already mentioned in other posts, we recommend not leaving the island without enjoying the experience the island's centers designed by artist César Manriquewithour tours.
At Canarian-Transfer we are a full service travel agency. We are a team of travel experts who know how to organize and get the most out of every trip you take. We know what you are looking for in a trip and we know how to get it. We offer a wide range of services that adapt to each budget and at each moment.
What excursion do you recommend to see everything in Lanzarote?
Without a doubt, the most repeated question by our clients is this. The best option is something personal, since it depends above all on the time factor. It does not matter if you are one of those who rents your own vehicle or one of those who makes a private transfer to the accommodation from the Lanzarote airport. Whether you are of the option of renting a vehicle to move around the island and get to know the best corners at your own pace and in a private way, as if you are one of those who decides the transfer when you arrive on the island, it is through a private transfer with us, we recommend an excursion, since it is the best way to take advantage of the time, since in a same excursion you can visit several centers on the same day and also acquire the necessary knowledge of the sites visited.
We recommend that if you haveseveral days in Lanzarote, and you want to know all the best of the island with the company of our exceptional guides and drivers, the choice should be a combination of two of our best excursions, Grand Tour and César Manrique.
The best way to get to know Lanzarote
This combination of the Grand Tour + Cesar Manrique will make you enjoy a panoramic view of the landscapes of the north and south of the island, in a comfortable bus with air conditioning.
GRAND TOUR LANZAROTE
This Grand tour is ideal for those who spend a few days in Lanzarote and want to take the essence of the island with them. We will leave for El Golfo to see the Charco de los Clicos or Green Lake. We will pass through the Salinas de Janubio, of intense color to the Fire Mountains, where you can optionally take a camel ride. We will visit the Timanfaya National Park after your visit, we will have lunch and we will go to La Geria to taste its wines. Then we will continue towards Las Peñas del Chache and the valley of a thousand palm trees to reach the Jameos del Agua.
We will know the work of César Manrique. We will begin by getting to know the Monument to the Peasant, to then go to the César Manrique Foundation, to learn about his life and work. After passing through the Peñas del Chache, we will approach to the Mirador del Río for a stupendous panoramic view. Then, crossing the valley of a thousand palm trees, we will arrive at the area of the caves, where we can choose whether to enter La Cueva de Los Verdes or Los Jameos del Agua. We will end by going to the town of Guatiza to enjoy the visit to the amazing Cactus Garden.
With these two excursions departing on different days, you will enjoy the Timanfaya National Park, Jameos del Agua, Cueva de los Verdes, Cactus Garden, Mirador del Río, Fundación César Manrique, the Monumento al Campesino, the Lake Green in the town of El Golfo, the Peñas del Chache, a panoramic view of the Salinas de Janubio and a wine tasting. Both excursions offer the option of lunch at the customer's expense.
You choose the days so that you can organize yourself and enjoy the rest of the activities that the island offers.
The Grand Tour will depart on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
Cesar Manrique on Tuesdays and Fridays.
You only have to select the tourist area in the link of each excursion and you will be able to know all the information of each one.
The price for the purchase of both is around 117€ for adults and 59€ for children under 12 years of age. The approximate start of each one will be around 9:00 a.m., ending around 6:00 p.m.
If you have a few days in Lanzarote, since you will be making an express trip for a first contact with the island, or you just want to know the most visited attraction on the island, the recommendation is a South, or a Short South, since You can´t leave Lanzarote without knowing the Timanfaya National Park, we are sure that after that visit you will want to return to the island.
This tour begins with a visit to the beautiful coastal town of El Golfo, where you will visit the Green Lake or Charco de los Clicos. Next we will pass through the curious Salinas de Janubio, the gold of the island coming from the sea, to the Montañas del Fuego, where you will have the opportunity to take a walk through the volcanoes on the back of a camel or simply photograph the landscape. After which we will visit the Timanfaya National Park. Will a short break with lunch at a buffet restaurant, to end with a wine tasting in the best winery area on the island, La Geria. Its price is 39€ for adults and 24€ (for children under 12 years old)
This excursion begins with a visit to the camel stall in the Montañas del Fuego, where you will have the opportunity to take a volcanic ride on the back of a camel or take photos or videos of the fascinating landscape. After this visit, We will enjoy the route through the Timanfaya National Park, which we will get to know without waiting in line. Finally, we will visit a typical winery in the most awarded area in the island's wine sector, La Geria, where you can taste the wines local. Its price is 31€ for adults and 21€ (for children under 12 years old)
The South Tour will depart on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
The Short South Tour on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
We wish we had helped you choose, whatever you choose, we are sure that you will not leave the island empty of positive feelings and beautiful experiences. Enjoy it!