Water tour: Water and the development of Gran Canaria
Hiking tour through the Rural Park of Doramas, crossing the municipalities of Firgas, Valleseco and Teror. This Rural Park contains varied landscapes of exceptional beauty, places of great cultural interest as well as agricultural areas.
Important ravines are located in the Rural Park of Doramas that give distinction to the interesting geomorphological structure of the region. This rural park plays a very important role in the recharge of aquifers and groundwater reservoir of Gran Canaria, especially in the highest areas, usually affected by fog.
The Senda step by step
- Firgas: Pasamos por el municipio de Firgas, famoso por sus fuentes y el aprovechamiento del agua. Visitamos el pueblo de Firgas
- Hiking tour: After a short visit to Firgas – famous for its water culture – we start our hike. We walk steadily uphill, and the path leads us mostly through the mythical Doramas Forest. In this dense vegetation, the native inhabitants were able to hide for a long time from the Spanish conquerors. The track leads us through one of the last laurel forest areas in Europe. The varied and peculiar beauty of nature is fascinating. Again and again, spectacular views open up over the diverse landscapes of northern Gran Canaria. We walk through the Finca de Osorio to the Lagoon de Valleseco, where we enjoy the peace and the beautiful nature.
- Teror: After the hike we have the opportunity to visit the town of Teror, known for its water sources, the sanctuary of Virgen del Pino and the typical desserts.
At a glance
| Schedule: fridays from 09:00 to 17:00 aprox.
Languages: Spanish, English, German
Time to book in advance: 17 hours (until 16:00 the day before)
Number of participants: from 8 to 24
| Duration: 8h / Duration of the hiking tour: about 4,5 h / 12 km, ascent: 490m, descent: 390m
Ideal for: Friends, Families, Couples
Location: Firgas, Parque Rural de Doramas, Osorio, La Laguna de Valleseco, Teror (Gran Canaria)
| Firgas: visit of the village
Hiking tour through the Parque Rural de Doramas
Lagoon of Valleseco
Teror: visit of the village
Snack (sandwich and bottle of water)
Transport from Hotel THE Anamar Suites and Hotel THE Los Calderones
|It is recommended to wear comfortable clothes and shoes suitable for hiking tour of several hours. Also you should take a jacket or a raincoat, sun protection and hiking poles if needed, as well as enough water for the tour (1 l per person).|