Tenerife is no joke, the largest of Spain’s Canary Islands, off West Africa it is the home of no less than three volcano’s. All dominated by one… Mt. Teide, an active volcano that is Spain’s and indeed any Atlantic islands tallest peak and possibly most spectacular climb …and we haven’t even mentioned the lava fields, towering rock formations and ancient forests yet!!
|Total Distance: 216km||Total Ascent: 7,200m||Max Alt: 2,208m||Difficulty Grade: 3.5/5
|4 Nights||Next Departure: 15 April 2020||Ristretto Score: #5||Guide Price: £645
Our ‘Experience’ island series of itineraries are designed to deliver a short break opportunity experiencing the best each destination can offer embodying everything that is special cycling in these spectacular locations.
As well as the first class organisation and support from us you can expect warm sunshine, marble smooth roads, fantastic cuisine, delightful hospitality and of course plenty of hairpins to get the blood flowing.
Designed for the shoulder-season you will feel like you have the roads to yourself and only you and the asphalt have come out to play.
Come and join us tune up your season with a trip to some of the hidden cycling treasures of Europe…
Day One – Arrive Reina Sofia airport – transfer to hotel. Times of recommended flights given at time of application. Build bikes before evening meal and early night.
Day Two – Las Galletas to Santiago del Teide – 88km (55mi) +3,015m
Day Three – Santiago del Teide – Punta de Teno – Santiago del Teide – 70km (44mi) +2,340m
Day Four – Santiago del Teide to Las Galletas – 58km (37mi) +591m
Day Five – Pack down bikes before transfer to airport for return flight home.
Experienced Cycle Leader(s), Full Vehicle Support, Bike Mechanic, First Aiders, Baggage Transfer, 3/4 star Hotel Accommodation (4 nights inc Breakfast), Airport Transfers (designated flights)
Flights, Lunches, Evening Meals
Recommended flight information will be given on your application.To help us help you, It is important you notify us of any extraordinary travel arrangements you may have that prevents you from arriving at the recommended times.
Your personal bags will be carried by the support vehicle throughout the event.
We strongly ask your bikes to be transported by bike bags (semi-rigid/soft). Please do not arrive to the event with rigid bike travel boxes. Support vehicles will have limited space and unable stow large solid bike boxes as well as all luggage and equipment through the event.
Please contact us with any questions regarding flight transport of your bike, we will be more than happy to discuss this further with you.
Weather & Kit
We can expect warm, sunny weather, however we should expect slight temperature drop and cool conditions on the mountains (800m+) – Remember to bring layers – not heavy coverings.
This is a road bike tour. Your bike should be well maintained and in good running order with suitable ‘road gears’ and brakes.
A full kit list will be issued in your ‘Joining Instructions’ document after your application. We will be glad to discuss any aspect of kit and your bike with you, please call us anytime with any questions.
Fitness & Training
This is a level 3.5 cycle event. You will be capable of riding comfortably upto 120km in a day and/or used to riding distances upto 90km over hilly terrain – minimum. If you have any doubt as to your fitness regarding participation in this event please give us a cal and we will be more than happy to chat with you.
Please arrive to the event ready to ride and not rely on ‘muscle memory’ or riding into ‘trip fitness’ – don’t let us or yourself down…please train to ride.
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Experience Tenerife Bike Ride Route
Experience Tenerife Route Profile
If measured from the ocean floor, Mt Teide is at 7,500 m (24,600 ft) making it the highest volcano in the world base-to-peak outside of the Hawaiian Islands!
Applications now being taken for our next epic Tenerife experience – register your interest today…