Walking in La Gomera

  • Duration 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish San Sebastián de La Gomera / San Sebastián de La Gomera
  • Distance 74 km / 46 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
    All Year Round
  • Availability
    All Year Round
  • Price From $1,404

Overview

Walking through La Gomera is a unique experience. Just 30 kilometres from the coast of Tenerife, this island will surprise you with its lush green landscapes, the cliffs along the coast, volcanic peaks and deep gorges.

The greatest treasure of this Canary island is located in the Garajonay National Park, with dense vegetation and forests where laurels and trees, hundreds of years old and covered with moss, create the atmosphere of a rainforest.

In its valleys you will find landscapes where banana, papaya and mango crops stand out; in contrast to steep coastlines where you can get to know striking cliffs and small coves.

  • La Gomera is a paradise for walkers. In it you will explore the coast, valleys and mountains that will reward you with spectacular views.
  • Explore natural habitats declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Get to know the vibrant streets of San Sebastian.
  • This destination offers a year-round temperature ideal for walking, which is between 15ºC and 25ºC.

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    Itinerary

    Services

    Included

    • Accommodation in en suite rooms in charming hotels
    • Daily Breakfasts
    • Evening meal on day 1
    • Luggage transfers between accommodations
    • Transfers as specified in the itinerary (Day 2 and 7)
    • Transfers between Port of San Sebastian and the hotel
    • Information dossier with maps and routes
    • 24-hour telephone support
    • Sustainable travel, we compensate the CO2 emissions of your trip
    • Taxes

    Extras

    • Travel insurance
    • Cancellation insurance
    • Additional nights

    Accomodation

    General information

    The accommodations with which we collaborate have a private bathroom and all the necessary services to ensure the best comfort available.

    Our team checks in situ the quality of all the accommodations offered, so that you have an unforgettable experience during your trip.

    The accommodation that we will book for your trip will be selected taking into account our commitment to you: guaranteeing comfort, calm and enjoyment throughout your trip.

    We work with quality hotels and country cottages with limited capacity, so we invite you to confirm your reservation as soon as possible.

    The name of each accommodation will be provided to you a few weeks before your trip begins.

    Minimum number of people

    A minimum of 2 people are required to book this trip, given the difficulty of some sections.

    Room types

    It is possible to book this journey in single, double or triple rooms.

    All rooms have private bathrooms.

    Map

    Travel & Transfers

    We recommend flying to Tenerife South Airport. Airlines such as: Thomson Flights, Ryanair, Easyjet, Jet2, TAP and Iberia all fly to it.

    From the airport, you can take public transport to Puerto Los Cristianos, from where the ferry to San Sebastian de La Gomera will depart.

    FAQs

    Absolutely! Each traveller has included 1 piece of luggage that we will transfer between your accommodations. It's important that this piece of luggage meets the following criterias:

    • Maximum weight of 45 lbs (20 kg).
    • Must be only 1 piece of luggage without any attachments or accessories.
    • Should not contain valuables, fragile items, food or medications.
    • Must be correctly identified (booking reference of your trip and the full name of the trip holder).

    The approximate luggage delivery time will be at 4:00 PM.

    We suggest you book once you have decided your plans, as La Gomera is a very popular destination for holidays, especially in the winter months.

    The walks on this tour have a degree of difficulty from moderate to high, so you must have a good level of physical fitness.

    We recommend that you do this trip from October to April, as summer can be very hot.

    Remember to pack walking shoes and boots, waterproof jacket and pants, backpack, and if you travel in the summer season (start or end of the year), remember to bring items that protect you from the sun.

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    Based on 129 reviews
    The administration was good before our trip and our questions were answered quickly. The accommodation was also good. We had no problems with the baggage transfer too.
    Our group of 5 had a really great experience with orbis ways. Our contact person was helpful via email and via phone. Great accommodations and each host was helpful and generous with kindness.
    I travelled last week to Madeira with Orbis Ways and it has been an amazing experience. Accommodations were exceptional, and everything was explained very well, apart from that the Island is amazing, must be seen at least once in a lifetime. Dinners were very good, with local fresh homemade food! Very recomending!!!
    Excellent trip. Excellent communication with Orbis. Lovely accommodations. Luggage transfer was always done well and the overall trip was excellent. I cannot wait to do another walk in 2023 and will use Orbis ways 100%.
    Few days ago I finished Camino Francés. Orbis Ways planned the trip for me, arranged my routes and accommodations as well as luggage transfers. Everything went smoothly from the beginning in St Jean Pied du Port until the end in Santiago. Rooms with private bathrooms that they booked for me were comfortable and clean and luggage transfers underwent without mistakes. My daily routes were well planned. In 34 days I had only two problematic situations with accommodations and their 24 hours assistance team solved them in few minutes. I enjoyed every minute of my Way. I am planning to return and do some other route - Norte and Portugués gor sure. Orbis Ways will be my choice again.
    I did the wonderful walking holiday trip of 8 days Mont Blanc...the experience was incredible, from the beginning everything chosen in the dossier was beyond expectations, providing all the necessary information.I am very grateful for the wonderful and detailed attention of Jhonay. Also the accommodations chosen were very comfortable!I have no doubt that I will repeat as soon as I can, the routes are spectacular!
    Orbisways did an outstanding job of planning our trip along the Camino de Santiago. The provided voucher provided excellent information, the accommodations were awesome, never had any confusion regarding travel details and the staff I worked with prior to our trip were kind and very efficient. I highly recommend OrbisWays and will definitely be traveling with them again!!
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