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Fuerteventura: Wild Coast and Legends Hike

Product ID: 85389
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Discover the authentic west coast of Fuerteventura on a hike to a tiny chapel in the middle of a ravine. Enjoy an off-the-beaten-path tour that will take you through unspoiled nature and along the island's rugged coastline.
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Duration: 5.5 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Spanish, English, German

Pickup included

You will be picked up from your hotel. Transfer included in the south, Jandia, Costa Calma, La Pared, Tarajalejo. Guests from Las Playitas please contact the tour operator for pick-up or a central meeting point.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Follow old shepherd trails through the western part of Fuerteventura and learn more about the legend of the patron saint La Peña
  • Discover the rugged west coast with its bizarre rock formations and hear more about life in long forgotten times
  • Enjoy a tour through unspoiled nature and a delicious lunch with traditional tapas
Full description
Look forward to a hike in the western part of Fuerteventura and discover Las Peñitas Ravine close to Ajuy and the chapel. Ascend the ravine to see the place where the Virgen de la Peña, the patron saint of Fuerteventura, appeared. The figure of Holy Mary can still be found in a small chapel. Enjoy breathtaking views overlooking the entire valley far away from tourist crowds. If you're lucky, get the chance to observe wild goats and raptors.

Drive 5 kilometers to the fishing village of Ajuy to start the second part of your hike. Discover the amazing coastal section that is not only a natural monument but also the oldest part of the island. Hike along the rugged coastline to a secluded black beach with a giant monolith with a big hole in the middle. Listen to the legend about this mystic place within a nature unspoiled.

Head back to the village of Ajuy and enjoy traditional tapas and wine at a small restaurant. Complete the day in a friendly and relaxing atmosphere before returning to your hotel.
Includes
  • Transfer from your hotel in the south of the island
  • Guide
  • Tapas (tomato salad, goat cheese, croquettes, pimientos de padron and grilled tuna with sauce) along with water and wine
What’s Not Included
  • Additional water
  • Extra services
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
Know before you go
• Please wear closed-toe and fitting shoes and don't forget to bring sun protection
• The hike will cover a distance of 8 kilometers
• It will include several ascents. If you suffer from vertigo, it will be possible to take individual breaks
• Please note that it might be windy along the coast. Bringing a scarf or something similar will be recommended
• Hiking groups consist of a maximum of 6-8 persons. If you would like to take part with more participants, please contact the team at GetYourGuide for individual arrangements

From US$ 65.86 per person

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Product ID: 85389