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Gran Canaria: Camel Ride Safari w/ Optional Food & Transport

1. Gran Canaria: Camel Ride Safari w/ Optional Food & Transport

Visit the Camel Safari Park in Maspalomas and take a camel ride through the 300-year-old Oasis of the 1,000 Palms. Visit and feed the camels. On this 4-hour program you’ll also explore the tropical gardens with your guide, and see a variety of fruit trees such as papaya, mango and guava. You’ll come across a variety of farm animals in this natural oasis that covers an area of 10,000 square meters, and have the opportunity to feed and interact with these friendly creatures. Afterwards, if option selected, you’ll enjoy a tapas meal in a museum-like setting that features displays of antique farm implements of the Canary Islands.

Puerto de Mogan: Boat and Snorkeling Trip

2. Puerto de Mogan: Boat and Snorkeling Trip

Embark on a family-friendly trip from Puerto de Mogan to the Tasarte area. Take in the stunning cliffs of Gran Canaria and snap some unbeatable photos. Once you arrive in the Tasarte area, turn around and navigate to El Perchel for some Spanish food. Then, stop at this awesome beach, accessible only by boat, where you can enjoy around 1.5 hours of snorkeling. During this time, identify many kinds of fish and swim all around the crystal water of Gran Canaria. After your swim, get ready for some food as tapas (Spanish appetizers) are prepared with potatoes with mojo, a Spanish omelet, bread, and fresh fruit. Then, when you're ready, return to Puerto de Mogan.

Gran Canaria: The Volcano Heart Tour & Local Food Tasting

3. Gran Canaria: The Volcano Heart Tour & Local Food Tasting

Enjoy the spectacular panoramic views of the Gran Canaria biosphere reserve with this tour from Lomo Quiebre. Travel to the summit of Gran Canaria and discover the inland landscapes of the island and see the traditional Canarian cave houses. Be picked up by your guide and travel inland through numerous ravines, volcanic calderas, and gigantic rock walls. Go through rural villages with typical Canarian cave houses. Discover the natural wonders of the island beyond the beaches. Take a walk at sunset through the highest spot on the island and look out over a sea of clouds. Savor local flavors as you taste a range of products on the plains of an ancient volcano. See the great geological and natural icons of the island such as the Roque Nublo volcanic rock, the Roque Bentayga rock formation, the Tejeda Basin, and the verdant pine forests and mountains of Tamadaba. Relax on the return to your pick-up location.

Gran Canaria: Winery Tour, Wine Museum, and Tasting

4. Gran Canaria: Winery Tour, Wine Museum, and Tasting

Immerse yourself in Spanish wine culture as you tour a winery that dates back 5 generations on the island of Gran Canaria. Appreciate the depth and complexity of local flavors as you try local cheese and wine. Meet your guide at the winery and begin your journey. Learn the history of the family as you look at old photos. Take a stroll through the organic vineyards where the grapes are ripened to perfection in the sun. Discover endemic grape varieties and hear about the importance of the unique volcanic soil. Discuss the work that it takes to keep the crop in optimal conditions. Look at a piece of history as you view a 100-year-old stone lagares where grapes where once trodden on. Uncover how the wine-making process has evolved at the small wine museum where you can see old machinery. Take in the smells of the old wine cellar. Compare the old with the new at the modern facility. At the end of the guided tour, enjoy two wines in the tasting area which are accompanied by Gran Canaria cheese and toasted bread.

Gran Canaria: The Red Canyon Guided Day Tour with Tasting

5. Gran Canaria: The Red Canyon Guided Day Tour with Tasting

Travel back in time to discover some of the oldest stories about the people who inhabited Gran Canaria before the arrival of the conquerors. Join a tour to explore the mountainous landscape of Tirajana, full of enigmas, mysteries, caves, and ruins. Get picked up from your accommodation and head over to the picturesque village of white houses in Santa Lucia de Tirajana. Explore its historic center and an authentic oasis among palm trees. Savor local gastronomy with a tasting of artisanal products in a rural environment. Visit La Fortaleza, an ancient place of worship used as an observatory of the celestial vault according to popular wisdom. Finally, relax with a refreshing swim at a small black sand beach before being transferred back to your hotel.

Lanzarote: Vineyard Tour with Wine and Chocolate Tasting

6. Lanzarote: Vineyard Tour with Wine and Chocolate Tasting

Take a comfortable stroll through the vineyard at the foot of the Testeina Volcano and learn about the particularities and history of vine cultivation in Lanzarote. Dive into the art of turning the fruit of the vine into wine and grasp the difference between Malvasía Volcánica and Listán Negro. Discover the before and after of the volcanic eruptions of Timanfaya, the ethnographic values linked to the island's important water culture, and the history hidden behind the walls of the manor house and farmhouse of Testeina, whose first documented references appear in the 16th century. To end the experience, delight your palate with a tasting of organic wines, paired with artisanal chocolate bonbons, while taking in the views of the Testeina volcano and Los Volcanes Natural Park.

From Las Palmas: Full-Day Tour of the North

7. From Las Palmas: Full-Day Tour of the North

See some of the highlights of northern Gran Canaria on a 7.5-hour tour departing from Las Palmas. With your Canarian guide, make your first stop in the charming village of Arucas, known for its magnificent neo-gothic church of St. John. Next, learn about the island's popular exports, while visiting the banana farms.     Then, discover the beautiful valley of the Berrazales in Agaete, where you can try unique arabica coffee and enjoy a wine tasting. Also, enjoy lunch at the port of Las Nieves. Finally, pass through Guía which is a famous area for flower cheese. You might have the opportunity to try some (for an optional €3 euros per person).

Gran Canaria: Customizable Private Tour

8. Gran Canaria: Customizable Private Tour

Our local and official guide will pick up your family or group at your hotel/address located on the island ( some areas extra cost). It will depend on your wishes with how the itinerary is adapted for your desires, with full commentary about history, gastronomy like local wine or cheese and culture and museums always available for your selection. Gran Canaria is unique for its volcanic nature, mountains, vineyards and beaches, an eclectic array of scenery not to be missed. You will be part of a private tour with a maximum of 7 people, or you will also have the opportunity to choose a minibus if your group exceeds 8 passengers. The tour lasts about 7 hours, please inform previously of what you would like to include and what you would like to omit from the tour. There are normally two types of itineraries, combining culture, vineyards, mountains, which are placed at north and western areas. It is also possible to combine,culture, landscapes, museums, (such as the Christopher Columbus museum) with time for shopping as well.

Las Palmas: Canary Tapas & People Stories. Enjoy Sunset.

9. Las Palmas: Canary Tapas & People Stories. Enjoy Sunset.

We will enjoy some "secret" or not tourist visited places that you will love and connect with the local food culture. Feel like a canarian and taste the "Real" Papas Arrugadas and more selected tapas not for tourists. You will be translated and informed about the stories of every bar/restaurant. You will know what the locals know about a few nice hosted tapas places, you will be introduced to the owner or managers as a foreigner friend. The Spanish wine and food culture has a long tradition, you will be in a private tour with a skilled tour guide who speaks several languages

Lanzarote: VIP Trip

10. Lanzarote: VIP Trip

There is no better way to discover Lanzarote island than with an 8 seater, air-conditioned minibus that allows you to drive on the secondary roads and see the beauty of the interior and its coastline. Explore the beautiful places of Las Salinas, Los Hervideros, El Golfo and Caleta de Famara during the morning. Stop in los Hervideros, where the ocean sculptured the lava, El Golfo village, visiting the unique green lagoon, a great natural attraction of the Island of Lanzarote and Caleta de Famara, one of the best surfing areas in Europe. Enjoy a typical Canarian lunch at Tao village, before you head to Teguise village, the first capital of the island, then the Castillo de Guanapay, where you can visit the Pirates Museum. Admire the two most important viewpoints of the island, Las Nieves, the highest point of the island and El Risco del mirador del Rio, where you can view the north part and La Graciosa island. Taste local products in Ye Village and finally, a small stop at one of the best beaches of the island “Caleton Blanco”, before returning to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Gran Canaria

Maria was a fantastic guide. It's a beautiful place & so interesting to see the inner workings of a vineyard from old to new. We loved the wine & snacks afterwards, it was so serene. We would highly recommend. Thank you for a lovely experience.

Fran, the guide was friendly, helpful, informative and fun. I liked how we were taken to very different and beautiful places. We got a lot packed into this tour but it did not feel too rushed. It was managed very well by the driver and guide.

A very nice and well organised tour. Thank you Fran for making our stay in Gran Canaria even more memorable.

A great experience. Anjellica was amazing and hey hospitality was amazing.

Excellent and adventurous. Tour guide Angelica was very good.