Self Guided

El Hierro SMART

Short Walking Holidays

El Hierro SMART

396 € per person

Short walking holidays: 5 days-3 hikes. Includes luggages transfer & personal transfers, maps, descriptions & GPX-files – Difficulty: ▲▲△△△

Hiking in El Hierro  

SMART hiking in El Hierro

▸ Includes 4 nights in a charming hotels in El Hierro, on bed and breakfast basis.

▸ 3 walks through the spectacular landscapes of the island.

▸ All transfers organised by taxi or public bus.

▸ Possible extension to one week, with additional walks.

from

340 £

per person

The 3 essential walks in El Hierro

5-day getaway

Waymarked trails + GPX tracking files

transfers included (taxi and/or regular bus)

Order our telescopic poles for 14 € each.

in 2 small charming hotel

  • Hotel Boomerang (Valverde)
  • Hotel Geko (Los Llanillos)
traslados en bus y taxi

transfers by taxi or public bus

transfers by taxis or public buses for each walk, to and from the hotel.

accommodation

staying in two small charming hotels, with breakfast included

senderismo en el hierro

3 walks

of approx. 8 ~12 Km. each to discover the most characteristic features of El Hierro

WALKS & ACCOMMODATION: 

arrival in El Hierro

  • arrival transfer
  • 1st night in Valverde > Hotel Boomerang

Mirador de Jinama - La Albarrada & El Garoé

  • walking distance: 12 Km
  • ascent: + 150 m
  • descent: – 600 m
  • 2nd night in Valverde > Hotel Boomerang

Camino El Pinar to El Tacorón

  • walking distance: 8 Km
  • ascent: + 0 m
  • descent: – 825 m
  • 3rd night in Los Llanillos > Hotel Geko

Sabinosa - Mirador de Bascos - Virgen de Los Reyes

  • walking distance: 10 Km
  • ascent: + 780 m
  • descent: – 370 m
  • 4th night in Los Llanillos > Hotel Geko

departure day

  • transfer to the airport or extensión

This 5-day SMART trip can be extended to a week, with a rest day between each route.

Programme with EXTENSION to 1 week

4. Camino de Jinama - Mirador de La Peña

5. San Salvador - Mirador de Isora

with 4 nights hotel

Difficulty

Niveau 2
This activity is for you if you usually do sports and have a good physical background; if you can walk steep slopes up and down and don’t have health problems; if you love nature, are environmentally friendly and are a regular hiker.
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What does this programme include?

con Alojamiento Accommodation – 4 nights in two strategic small charming hotels in El Hierro, on a bed + breakfast basis

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ICONO - VIDEOCONFERENCIA

Videoconference information – personalised information by video-talk on your arrival day 

mapa Information material – maps to be picked up at the hotel reception, upon arrival 

ICONO GPX GPX Tracks –  to follow the walks on your mobile device

Taxi or public bus transfers – all necessary transfers for each route, included arrival and departure day to the airport.

ICONO 24h-Service Support 24h – we keep permanently in touch with you throughout your stay to solve any problem or enquiry you may have.

 

Senderismo independiente en Canarias

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ICONO EQUIPAJE Any arrival date is possible – You decide your travel dates and when to start. However, we must first request availability to the accommodations.

ICONO Calendario Booking:With an initial payment of 100 € (per person), book now and guarantee your trip. We will confirm your reserve within 24 hours. But in the case of accommodations  unavailability, we will refund the paid amount or propose alternative dates.

 

Early-booking-10%-discount


Book early!!  …and get a 10% discount for bookings made 90 days before the arrival date.

Early-booking-10%-discount

Book early!!  …and get a 10% discount for bookings made 90 days before the arrival date.

  440▸396 € x person in double room
2 persons

|    Individual use room
(…or 3rd person): + 110▸ 99 €

  Solo Traveller825▸ 742,5 €

Further information …

What is NOT included?

Flights to and from your home city to EL HIERRO are not included.

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Cancellation Policy
– Up to 14 days before the date of arrival, 100% refund.
– Between 13 and 7 days before the arrival date, 75% refund or free of charge dates change.
– Between 6 and 3 days before the arrival date, 50% refund or free of charge dates change.
48 hours before the arrival date, 0% refund or date change with 20% penalty of total amount.
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    Highlights of the trip:

    Spectacular viewpoints

    Large pine forests and lush forests

    Natural pools and charming spots

    Hiking in El Hierro

    El Hierro volcanes The island of El Hierro is one of the wonderful natural treasures our planet and a hiking paradise.  Here you will find a varied range of vegetation & volcanic landscape combined with high mountains. All this has been declared an Atlantic Biosphere Reserve and it is an amazing destination for hiking in El Hierro. An Garden of Eden where we can walk through different climatic zones on a single route.

    The coasts, the picturesque villages and the magnificent sunsets offer unique postcard motifs.

    Lush forests of tree heath and gale trees, laurel forests, through which the cool trade winds pass with enough moisture to create a green oasis.

    The starry sky over El Hierro, the vastness, the tranquillity and the scenic El Hierro Mirador Isora contrasts are further characteristics of this small island in the Atlantic. The hospitality of the inhabitants also gives us a feeling of security.

    Hiking through El Hierro old trails lead us across the changing geography of the island. Beautiful panoramas over the island await us at the edge of the gulf crater, certainly one of the highlights on our trip and a moment that will remain in our memories.

     

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      • Destination
      • Included
        Bed & Breakfast accommodation
        in/out Airport transfer
        Liability and accidents insurance
        Luggage transfer
        Maps and printed descriptions
        Transfers by taxi and regular bus
      • Not Included
        4WD transfer
        access permissions
        Aperitivo
        Arrival transfer
        Bebidas
        beverages
        Bicycle rental
        Bus transfers
        Cable-car
        Car Rental
        Courtesy lunch
        field telescope
        Guide
        Half board accommodation
        HAVEN hanging tent
        Local flights + Ferry
        Lunch
        snack
        Tasting
        Transfer by ship
        Traslado en 4x4
        Two nights in a hotel
      1
      Day 1

      Mapa El Hierro SMART Arrival to El Hierro

      Taxi transfer on arrival to the hotel
      + Hotel Boomerang   (or similar - Valverde)

       
      2
      Day 2

      Boque de laurisilva Jinama viewpoint - La Albarrada and El Garoé

      From the hotel, this circular route takes you up the trail PR EH 2.3 towards the Mirador de Jinama, through a lush forest of fayas and heather. The path converges with the GR131, a path that is also known as the "Camino de la Virgen" due to a pilgrimage that happens every four years.
      The ascent takes us to the Mirador de Fireba, located 1,350 meters above the sea and part of an old volcanic crater. From there the view is great, enjoying an immense perspective towards the neighboring islands of Tenerife and La Palma.
      After the well-deserved rest due to the exhausting ascent, a constant descent continues through the PR EH 2 trail, crossing the Hoya de Carboneros on its way back to Valverde. It is a circular route along a very panoramic path that evokes the movement of the ancient locals when they moved their cattle in search of the best pastures on the island.
      Niveau 3    12 km |  + 150 m / - 600 m
      + Hotel Boomerang (or similar - Valverde)

       
      3
      Day 3

      Sur oeste de El HIerro Camino El Pinar - El Tacorón

      A short 20-minute taxi ride will take you to El Pinar where you can leave your luggage at the next accommodation. And today your route will take you through the impressive volcanic landscape of the south. It is a route in permanent descent from the southern and sunny town of El Pinar, located 800 meters above the sea.
      After the obligatory coffee at the bar in the square, Calle La Paz heads downhill, converging with Calle La Hoya. And walking through these streets you will go through the magnificent volcanic environment around El Pinar, starting a permanent downhill that ends at El Tacorón Beach.
      Next to this small paradisiacal-looking beach is the Devil's Cave, which is well worth a visit. After a well-deserved swim, the taxi will take you back to El Pinar.
      Niveau 2    8 km |  + 0 m / - 825 m
      + Hotel Geko (or similar - Los Llanillos)

       
      4
      Day 4

      Sabinar El Hierro Sabinosa - Virgin of Los Reyes Hermitage

      Today the taxi will take you to the Hermitage of the Virgen de Los Reyes. An enclave in the west battered by heavy winds, and the starting point of a peculiar pilgrimage that takes place every 4 years. The twisted junipers of impossible shapes make up a magical setting along which the trail runs towards the Mirador de Bascos.
      Once we reach the Mirador de Bascos, a spectacular perspective opens up over El Golfo, from West to East, with the island of La Palma silhouetted on the horizon. And under our feet, the idyllic town of Sabinosa.
      Now the path zigzags along the cliff towards the sea, until reaching Sabinosa, the end point of this route. The transfer to Frontera will be by bus (line 12, every 3 hours) or by taxi.
      Niveau 3    10 km |  + 780 m / 370 m
      + Hotel Geko (or similar - Los Llanillos)

       
      5
      Day 5

      Departure

      ...Or possible EXTENSION of your stay in El Hierro up to 1 week, with two additional routes (see below):

      Día 5

      El Hierro Charco Azul

       

      Rest day

      5th night in Los Llanillos > Hotel Geko

      Day 6 - Camino de Jinama - Mirador de la Peña

       

      walking distance: 13,6 Km

      ascent: + 919 m

      descent:  - 654 m

      6th night in Los Llanillos > Hotel Geko

      Day 7 - San Salvador - Mirador de Isora

      El Hierro Mirador de las Playas

       

      walking distance: 11 Km

      ascent: + 157 m

      descent:   - 635 m

      7th night in Los Llanillos > Hotel Geko

      Day 8 - departure

      • ownwards transfer to the airport of El Hierro

      TOUR LOCATION

      Our SMART programme is the perfect way to tour the most iconic hiking landmarks of the island. During 5 days and 4 nights you will discover the essence of El Hierro. We have carefully chosen the most characteristic routes, of medium complexity and with an approximate duration of 4 hours, through the most beautiful landscapes of El Hierro. Book your place now for a memorable hiking experience in one of the least inhabited islands of the Canary Islands and far away from the mass tourism...

      ACCOMMODATION

      Subject to availability:

      Hotel Boomerang

      HOTEL BOOMERANG

      This is a small family hotel located in the capital of the island, Valverde. It has a simple but comfortable appearance and is run by a friendly staff, who take great care of their guests, going out of their way to attend to their every need. Valverde, with a population of barely 5,000 inhabitants, is a quiet urban centre situated 600 metres above the sea on the eastern side of the island.

      El Hierro - Boomerang

      With only 17 well-appointed rooms, the Boomerang Hotel offers basic breakfast services in a cafeteria attached to the hotel.

      All rooms have a private bathroom and television.

      The setting is ideal for tackling the first route and enjoying a quiet urban atmosphere in the heart of El Hierro.

      HOTEL GEKO

      In the heart of El Golfo, on the north side of El Hierro, we find the quiet village of Los Llanillos, where the small Hotel Geko is located. It is a tiny but charming accommodation.

       

      Its rooms, with wooden floors and ceilings in the purest traditional style, offer warmth and comfort in a family atmosphere. The proximity of the sea is omnipresent from every corner of the establishment.

       

       

      The cave that was once a wine cellar has now been converted into a pleasant dining room for the hotel's guests. However, the usual setting for breakfast is the outdoor terrace.

      PRICES / SERVICES

      rates for bookings less than 90 days in advance

       4   | 5 days:

        440 € per person in a double room (2 persons)
      | Supplement for single use (...and for 3rd person) + 110 €.

      INCLUDED:

      • Airport transfers
      • 4 hotel nights with breakfast - 2 charming hotels
      • Descriptions for 3 hiking routes
      • Maps, information materials and GPX files
      • Virtual meeting on arrival

      NOT included:

      • Flights to/from El Hierro
      • Lunches & dinners

      Singles

      The program is suitable for solo travelers, although the final price is different due to higher costs:

        Solo Traveller ....  825 €


      BOOKING:

      With an initial payment of 100 € (per person), book now and guarantee your trip. Pay the rest amount 15 days before your arrival date. We will confirm your reserve within 24 hours. But in the case of accommodations  unavailability, we will refund the paid amount or propose alternative dates.


      Additional overnights

      It is also possible to book some additional days, before or after the hiking week, or an additional week to relax.


      Difficulty

      To successfully achieve the 3 Walks it is necessary a good physical condition, steady walk and lack of vertigo. According to the year season, temperatures can be extreme (hot and/or cold). Therefore, it is necessary to have suitable warm clothes permanently, to be removed as layers if necessary. Some parts of this trail include passages with slippery loose stone. Although most of this trail is roomy enough, certain sections are quite aerial and require caution. Using hiking poles is highly recommended.


      Trails

      The Canary Islands has a well signposted network of trails. All sections where from our tours are perfectly marked. In addition to the detailed map of Tenerife, you will get from us precise indications of each route and assistance from the hotline on your walks.


      We recommend 

      Appropriate hiking clothing and sturdy footwear. During the tours, it is necessary to have food and drink enough, as well as sun protection, a cap, wind jacket and, in the winter months, warm clothing.


      Luggage transfer

      We move your luggage from one accommodation to next, so on your hikes you should only carry a backpack with the essentials of the day. For the whole trip, it is recommendable to use a single suitcase, not bigger than 20 kg.


      You can book at any date!


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        Fly to TENERIFE from anywhere:

        Tenerife North Airport (TFN), is the convenient airport to connect with your local flight to the island of El Hierro (VDE). Although there are also connections to El Hierro from Gran Canaria (LPA)

        In order to optimize your flight to TENERIFE, we inform you of the local flight schedules from Tenerife to El Hierro, of Binter Canarias local airline

        ARRIVAL

        Tenerife - El Hierro connection

        flight nr

        07:55 - 08:35 
        NT655
        10:00 - 10:40
        NT659
        12:20 - 13:00
        NT657
        14:35 - 15:15
        NT663
        16:45 - 17:25
        NT673

        FIND YOUR FLIGHT TO TENERIFE :

        And on return, available timetables between El Hierro (VDE) and Tenerife (TFN) airport are as follows:

        RETURN

        El Hierro - Tenerife connection

        flight nr

        08:55 - 09:35
        NT656
        11:10 - 11:50
        NT662
        13:25 - 14:05
        NT658
        15:45 - 16:25
        NT664
        17:50 - 18:30
        NT674
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