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Timanfaya – Fire Mountains

Timanfaya – Fire Mountains

An unmissable visit in the Canary Islands is the Timanfaya National Park, located in the island and community of of Lanzarote. In 2020, it acquired the position of the second most visited national park in the world. Canary Islands, behind Teide, and the fourth in Spain.
Throughout Timanfaya “geothermal anomalies” are created, a term coined by volcanologists. This phenomenon generates unusual surface temperatures coming from the subsurface.
In addition, within the national park, a 14-kilometer trail has been prepared for visitors. nicknamed “La Ruta de Los Volcanes”.
One of the most sought after activities in Lanzarote is the camel ride over the volcano, a which has already been featured on postcards and has revolutionized social networks.
In this case, the visitor enjoys the view and at the same time delights in creating memories. unique and unrepeatable.
Read on and find out more about Timanfaya – Fire Mountains, the history of the volcano, how you can visit, cost of the visit, activities within the visit, visit schedules and other details.

Timanfaya Lanzarote. Fire Mountains
Timanfaya Lanzarote. Fire Mountains.

What are the Fire Mountains?

When we want to know Las Montañas del Fuego, we are looking for a “walk on the moon” without the need to to leave the Earth.
These mountains originated after Lanzarote was haunted by devastating eruptions. volcanic eruptions between 1730 and 1736. Thus was formed the Timanfaya National Park and the beautiful Timanfaya Mountains. Fire.

How to visit

To reach the destination, the visitor only has to look for the location on the Internet (national park of Timanfaya) and follow the indications projected by the GPS.
Another option is to enter “Islote de Hilario” in Google Maps. Before arriving at the islet, which is the place where the parking is obtained, the user will find the ticket office where he/she can purchase his/her parking ticket. entry.

Cost of the visit

In this case, adults pay 12 euros and children 6 euros (ages 7 to 11 years).
Residents wishing to enjoy a true paradise close to home are entitled to a reduction in the price. at the price of: 9.60 euros for adults and 4.80 euros for children.
In addition, if the visitor to the national park purchases ticket packages, he/she will receive a discount of 20%.

Activities during the visit

The estimated duration of the visit is 1 hour and a half. Included in the ticket price are including geothermal demonstrations and a bus tour of the park’s interior. by the route of the Fire Mountains.
After getting the ticket at the ticket office, the visitor will see the parking lot from where the buses depart. buses. Vehicles depart throughout the day and reservations are not required. It is simply necessary to and hope that the next one arrives as soon as possible.

Visiting hours

The box office is open from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. The last visit to the Route of the Volcanoes is to 16:00.
From July 1 to September 30 and Easter week, it is full of many visitors (high season), for It is therefore recommended to attend between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. and between 3:00 p.m. and 3:50 p.m. in order to avoid waiting too long.

From 225 € For 6 people /night
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From 229 € For 4 people /night
Zusätzliche Gastgeber:5
319 € For 4 people /night
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