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Gran Canaria: 8-Hour Lazy Wednesdays Tour From Las Palmas

Activity provider: Excursions Gran Canaria

Gran Canaria: 8-Hour Lazy Wednesdays Tour From Las Palmas

Activity provider: Excursions Gran Canaria
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From US$ 39.70 per person

Cross the island from north to south on a 8-hour tour. Visit the Bandama volcano and the villages of Santa Brígida and Fataga and enjoy a swim.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English


  • Visit an extinct volcano and explore charming villages
  • Enjoy panoramic views from the island's highest point
  • Take a walk on the Maspalomas sand dunes
Full description

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 center and grab a coffee at a traditional coffee shop. Continue up to Pico de las Nieves, the island’s highest point. Take in views that often include the neighboring 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). Afterward, head to the Maspalomas sand dunes and enjoy 45 minutes of free time before returning back to Las Palmas.

  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • Licensed guide
  • Food and drinks: main dishes at lunch in Fataga start at €7.50 per person
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Warm clothing

Know before you go

  • Be sure to bring warm clothing and an umbrella or raincoat in the winter months
  • There are many twisting roads in the mountains. If you suffer road sickness be sure to bring your medication
  • Anyone interested in joining the tour from the southern resorts such as Playa del Inglés, Maspalomas or San Agustín can easily take public bus 30 to Las Palmas and at the end of the tour remain in the south
  • If you are coming from a different place other than Las Palmas, it is 100% necessary to contact the provider by email or WhatsApp straight after you make your reservation to confirm the bus time and pick-up point in Las Palmas
  • In case of poor visibility on Pico de las Nieves due to the fog, other view points would be visited on the way to the south of the island, where the weather is usually better
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 250 reviews

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Brilliant tour with very knowledge and friendly tour guide. The tour covers pretty much entire island except for the West part of it, so you get to go to the highest point in the National Park, inactive Volcano, lots of villages on the island that are relevant to the Gran Canaria history and development. Do not be put off by the word lazy, it's this tour exceeded my expectations and as a solo traveller I was lucky to meet other solo travellers on the bus. Highky recommend it!

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May 4, 2022

This was a phenomenal tour. Our guide - Pavel - was just incredible. From the minute the bus left Catalina Parque, Pavel was giving us information about the day, and pointing out places of interest in the surrounding streets. We saw a great variety of sights, and learned so much about Gran Canaria. The tour ended as Maspalomas Beach, which - personally - I didn't think was the best ending. I think the bus should stop at the start of the sand dunes trail, so that people could take pictures of the dunes, and wander into them for a brief time. There was no time for swimming, and being at the tourist beach was not for me (But, of course, other travellers might love that)

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April 7, 2022

This was such a great excursion! You get to explore the island and see the variety of it in a very easy way 'cause everything was well organized. You get to know interesting details about the history etc. And Pavel was the greatest guide ever! I would love to go to any excursion hosted by Pavel! I went there by myself and met so great people on the trip and overall had an amazing day! I highly recommend ❤️

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April 7, 2022

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