Pico de las Nieves: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Palmas: Pico de las Nieves & Roque Nublo Full-Day Trip

From Palmas: Pico de las Nieves & Roque Nublo Full-Day Trip

Explore Gran Canaria on a guided day trip from Las Palmas in an air-conditioned vehicle. Journey to the summit of Gran Canaria, view the volcanic landscapes of the Roque Nublo monolith, and visit the Cross of Tejeda to taste some local delicacies.  Depart from the Las Palmas city center and drive inland towards San Mateo. Have some free time to visit the local farmers market which stocks plenty of local products (only open on Saturday). Continue driving to reach Pico de las Nieves, the summit of Gran Canaria, which sits at 1,959 meters where you can enjoy stunning views of the high neighboring peaks, and if the weather is clear, see all the way to the island of Tenerife. Make your way to the Roque Nublo, a huge volcanically-formed basalt rock that is over 65 meters. Stop at the Cross of Tejeda where you can taste plenty of local Canarian products such as cheese, honey, and fruit. Visit the village of Teror, where you can go for a walk through the charming village and see the Basilica of the Lady of the Pine. Return to Las Palmas at the end of your day trip.

Las Palmas: 8-Hour Gran Canaria Island Highlights Tour

Las Palmas: 8-Hour Gran Canaria Island Highlights Tour

Head to the Bandama volcano, the first stop on this 8-hour tour. See the largest crater of an extinct volcano on the island and enjoy views of the east coast, mountains and Las Palmas. Continue to Santa Brígida, admire its historical centre and learn about its history. Continue up to Pico de las Nieves, the island’s highest point. Take in views that often include the neighbouring island of Tenerife. Visit San Bartolomé, a mountain village with an ethnographic museum that you can visit free of charge. Stop for lunch at a traditional taverna in the village of Fataga (additional cost). Afterwards, head to the Maspalomas sand dunes and enjoy 45 minutes of free time before returning back to Las Palmas.

Gran Canaria: Volcano Sunset Tour and Local Food Tasting

Gran Canaria: Volcano Sunset Tour and Local Food Tasting

Journey to the heart of Gran Canaria on a guided tour with wine tasting. Discover highlights, from the breathtaking Caldera de Bandama to the zenith at Pico de Las Nieves, and marvel at the awe-inspiring volcanic landscapes. Meet your guide at your hotel for a convenient pickup. Then, begin with a visit to the sentinel rocks, such as Roque Nublo and Roque Bentayga, testaments to the island’s intriguing geology. Then, savor a wine-tasting session complete with local delicacies, either amid the serene pines of Llanos de la Pez or the cozy ambiance of Tajinaste Restaurant. Delve deeper into the island’s essence with a short hike (around 3 KM), unveiling secrets of the land and its traditions all while admiring its natural beauty. Finally, gaze at the island sunset from Pico de Las Nieves, the highest peak on this island. Then, relax on a smooth return transfer to your hotel.

Gran Canaria: "Peaks of Gran Canaria" Hiking Tour

Gran Canaria: "Peaks of Gran Canaria" Hiking Tour

We will pass track located in the central part of the island, near the highest peak of Gran Canaria - Pico de las Nieves (1957 m above sea level). One of the attractions is the view of the neighboring Roque Nublo, the east and south coast of the island and, if the visibility is good, the view of Pico de Teide (3718 m above sea level). In addition to attractive views of the surrounding villages, we will also see amazing rock formations and forests covered with Canary pine. After hiking we will visit a local restaurant where we will try regional dishes. Attention! In the period May 15 - September 30, the "Peaks of Gran Canaria" route will be carried out according to the following characteristics: Distance: approx. 7km, Ascent/Descent: 250-300m, Time: approx. 3,5h Route specification Distance: 10km ↑ 400m ascent ↓400m descent Maximum height: 1917m Minimum height: 1650m Difficulty level Physical effort: 2 Technical difficulty: 1,5 Difficulty levels: 1 – easy 1,5 – easy / medium 2 – medium 2,5 – medium / difficult 3 – difficult The total time of the tour is about 9 hours, the duration of the trek is about 4.5Hours

Gran Canaria: Island Highlights Tour with Optional Lunch

Gran Canaria: Island Highlights Tour with Optional Lunch

Discover the best of Gran Canaria on this tour with a professional local guide. The guide will tell you all about the history, culture and nature of the island. The tour will start from the south of Gran Canaria with a pickup from your hotel. Then, you will drive around Gran Canaria to discover the most iconic landscapes, towns and architecture of the island. Stop in Pico de las Nieves to take in the stunning panoramic views of the island, learn about the volcanic landscape and observe the famous Roque Nublo. You can also opt to add a delicious traditional lunch in a restaurant. At the end of the tour you will be dropped back to your hotel.

Las Palmas: Grand Canaria Highlights Tour with Roque Nublo

Las Palmas: Grand Canaria Highlights Tour with Roque Nublo

Experience the highlights of Gran Canaria with Ines and Juanjo. This tour avoids the typical large group bus tours that focus on commercial stops. Discover the real Gran Canaria, accompanied by two local Canarian guides, on a fully private and customized tour for a maximum of six passengers. Avoid commercial stops and hard selling, focusing instead on exploring the astonishing center of the island. This includes visits to typical villages and experiencing the incredible nature and views from the most emblematic points in Gran Canaria, such as Roque Nublo and Pico de las Nieves. Learn about the history, culture, and legends of Gran Canaria. The experience includes a real tapas meal in a picnic area featuring homemade Canarian and Spanish food. Contact the activity supplier if interested in a private tour with hotel pick-up included.

Gran Canaria: Full-Day Customizable Private Photography Tour

Gran Canaria: Full-Day Customizable Private Photography Tour

Customize a private tour around and through the island of Gran Canaria on this full-day adventure. Let your guide and personal photographer help build an amazing vacation photo album during your trip. Visit local markets, take in unbeatable views, and visit must-see spots. Take a tour that follows you, not the other way around. Start your experience with pickup, then embark on a tour route tailored to your needs and set to your personal pace. Choose from a variety of possibilities like the Rainbow Rocks in the southwest or the cave houses in the municipality of Artenara. Visit Tilos de Moya, the small tropical forest in the north, or Pico de las Nieves on the very top of the island. Stop at local markets, taste authentic local food such as gold medal awarded cheese, wine, and rum. Choose to have an exclusive lunch in a cave restaurant with amazing views over the mountains (for a surcharge). As you explore, blend in and observe the local life as it is. Enjoy a personal journey where you get to discover places reserved only for the few. 

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What people are saying about Pico de las Nieves

Overall rating

4.7
(841 reviews)

Amazing excursion. Our guide Raul and his colleague Santiago were really friendly and knowledgeable and clearly passionate about their job and their home island. The mountain scenery is spectacular, the hike was a nice bit of exercise and the food, wine and honey rum really tasty. Really fun day out and great contract from the beach/pool. My 12 year old loved the trip as well.

Very beautiful experience, magnificent landscapes and sunsets in an exceptional setting. The trek is quite steep, I do not recommend with young children. Our very friendly and attentive guide for the ascent during the trek, I especially thank Sandiego for this great experience.

Excellent trip, our guide Pavel was enthusiastic, well organised, and knowledgable. He also brought the trip to life with entertaining stories and details.

Amazing day trip to some very beautiful locations! Both our driver and our tour guide were very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Highly recommend!

Really like the tour guides, really good people. The food was great!! Over all really good experience with beautiful view.