Lanzarote
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Our most recommended Lanzarote Day Trips

La Graciosa: Island Cruise with Lunch and Water Activities

1. La Graciosa: Island Cruise with Lunch and Water Activities

Start your day with pickup from the main tourist resorts in Lanzarote and head to the northern village of Órzola. Board an express ferry at 11:00 AM to La Graciosa island at the port of Caleta del Sebo. Enjoy a welcome mojito cocktail on arrival. After cruising for a while, at around 1:30 PM, drop anchor at the French Beach. Enjoy a refreshing swim and try some of the water activities. Then, sit down for a traditional Spanish paella and fresh fruit lunch on board an hour later. Make use of the free bar with unlimited draft beer, sangria, soft drinks, and water. Also, benefit from free Wi-Fi on your journey to and from Lanzarote. and the assistance of an English–speaking travel guide. Return at around 4:00 PM with a brief stop in La Graciosa.

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Lanzarote Day Tour of Timanfaya National Park Area

2. Lanzarote Day Tour of Timanfaya National Park Area

On this 7-hour excursion, you’ll explore the natural sites of southern Lanzarote. The last volcanic eruptions in the area occurred in the 18th century, creating a unique landscape. The centerpiece of the tour is the stunning Timanfaya National Park, which has been the shooting location for several films. The park’s terrain was used to represent the landscapes of other planets, such as Mars. See geothermal demonstrations on the Islet of Hilario, where the latent heat from past eruptions is still potent. Continue on a drive along the famous Volcanoes Route. Surrounding the park you’ll find natural wonders such as the Sea of Lava near the white village of Yaiza. See Los Hervideros, El Golfo and the Green Lake as well. At El Camacho, you can take an optional camel ride. In La Geria you'll visit a winery. This area is known for its Malvasia grape vineyards and the unique methods the local have devised to cultivate the difficult land.

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Lanzarote: Full-Day Tour of 3 Tourist Attractions

3. Lanzarote: Full-Day Tour of 3 Tourist Attractions

Experience the three most spectacular attractions of Lanzarote on this tour and enjoy the exciting blend of nature and adventure on the idyllic Canary Island. Start your adventure with a visit to the Timanfaya National Park, then admire the unique shapes of cooled lava that extend into the Atlantic Ocean in the lava tube of Cueva de los Verdes. Finally, end the tour with a stop at Jameos del Agua, a natural cave with a lake. Montañas del Fuego/Timanfaya National Park The Fire Mountains in Timanfaya National Park are a part of a vast area affected by the volcanic eruptions between 1730 and 1736. These long-lasting eruptions, among the most important and spectacular in the history of Earth’s volcanism, radically transformed the nature of the island. Experience amazing experiments with the existing geothermal energy and enjoy the breathtaking tour through the national park. Learn more about the history of this natural wonder and hear about the authentic records of a priest from Yaiza, which documented the volcanic eruptions in the 18th century, convey an impression of how people’s lives were determined by the force of nature. Cueva de los Verdes The visit to the cave “Cueva de los Verdes” is a true journey into the heart of the earth and promises a spectacular and unique experience. The lava tube, formed by the volcano La Corona, is one of the longest and most interesting in the world. The massive lava flows, which at the time flowed towards the sea, cooled rapidly at the surface while the magma below flowed further. When the eruptions ceased, the remains flowed out, leaving tunnels and cavities at different levels, which together reach a height of 40 meters and go far into the sea. Jameos del Agua See the two caves that are part of one of the longest lava tubes on earth. The artist Cesar Manrique creatively and tastefully designed this section of the tunnel to create a harmony between art and nature. Here, you will find a restaurant, a concert hall, and a small lake with a direct connection to the sea. The lake is also home to small white blind crabs, which can be seen with the naked eye and are usually found only in waters more than 2,000 meters below the sea.

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Lanzarote: 6-Hour Sailing Trip to La Graciosa

4. Lanzarote: 6-Hour Sailing Trip to La Graciosa

Commence your sailing trip to La Graciosa with an 11:30 AM pickup from your accommodation in Lanzarote. Hop aboard an air-conditioned bus and travel to the port of Órzola. Once there board a ferry for a 30-minute journey to the neighboring island of La Graciosa. Upon arrival on La Graciosa, board a luxury catamaran and get a welcome glass of Champagne with snacks. Then, set sail for a 1-hour trip around the island. Admire the white sand beaches, clear waters, and volcanic mountains, and then anchor at Francesa Beach. Make use of the available kayaks for an adventure of your own. After lunch on board, sail back to the port and get some free time to watch the fishermen in the small village of Caleta del Sebo. Finally, get dropped off at your hotel at the end of the tour services.

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Fire Mountains in Southern Lanzarote: Half-Day Tour

5. Fire Mountains in Southern Lanzarote: Half-Day Tour

Spend a magical day in the fantastic southern side of Lanzarote. See the picturesque village of Yaiza on the edge of the volcano, where you’ll have the opportunity to admire the volcanic crater of the Timanfaya mountains or simply enjoy a cup of coffee. You’ll than travel by bus towards Timanfaya National Park. Here you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy a short ride on a dromedary and to experience the world on top of these fascinating animals. Marvel at the Montañas del Fuego (Fire Mountains), try out amazing experiments with the geothermal energy, and enjoy the breathtaking tour through the national park. Learn more about the history of the development of this natural wonder. The authentic records by a priest from Yaiza, who documented the volcanic eruptions in the 18th Century, provide a deeper understanding of how people’s lives were determined by this force of nature.

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Lanzarote: Volcanos of Timanfaya, Caves, & Lunch

6. Lanzarote: Volcanos of Timanfaya, Caves, & Lunch

Enjoy the incredible views of this unique volcanic island. Start by going to the southern part of the island throughout the lava coast with a panoramic view of Las Salinas de Janubio and Los Hervideros. Then, visit the sailor’s village of El Golfo to see the green lagoon. Continue your journey towards the Fire Mountains and feel the heat of volcanoes and craters. For an additional cost, you can also ride dromedaries. Then, visit the Timanfaya National Park and discover the Volcanoes Route. Enjoy lunch at Yaiza and stop at one of the wineries of La Geria to taste a delicious wine. From there, head North and pass by the valley of the thousand palm trees. Then, arrive to Los Jameos del Agua to visit this natural cave associated with the artist César Manriquethe.

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Lanzarote Full-Day Highlights Tour

7. Lanzarote Full-Day Highlights Tour

Explore the best the Lava Coast has to offer on this full-day tour. Flowing from Timanfaya during the 18th and 19th centuries, the lava has created a unique landscape, including the Salinas, Hervideros and El Charco de los Clicos. Visit the Mountains of Fire. Travel up to the Islote de Hilario and see the geysers before continuing along the Ruta de los Volcanes. Stop at the Camel Echadero inside the Timanfaya National Park. Taste La Geria wine from a local producer before a break for lunch. After lunch, visit the Valley of 1000 Palm Trees in Haria. Take in the spectacular views of the river and La Graciosa Island from Famara. End the tour with a visit to the Jameos del Agua.

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Lanzarote: Catamaran Cruise to the Papagayo Beaches

8. Lanzarote: Catamaran Cruise to the Papagayo Beaches

You’ll be picked up at your resort and transferred to the port in Puerto del Carmen to board the Lineas Romero sailing catamaran. Once you’ve been welcomed on board you’ll be served a refreshing Mojito cocktail and a tapa and receive a short introduction by the experienced crew. On this 4-hour excursion, the I Love Papagayo catamaran will sail southwest to the southern tip of Lanzarote. Your destination is the Costa de Papagayo, where the beaches are golden and the natural environment is still untouched. The captain will drop anchor and you’ll have plenty of free time to enjoy the sun and the many water sports on offer. Lunch will be served on board before you head back to port. The bus will be waiting to take you back to your resort.

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Volcanoes and Caves: Full-Day Tour of Lanzarote

9. Volcanoes and Caves: Full-Day Tour of Lanzarote

Enjoy a fantastic day out on this tour of Lanzarote. See the picturesque village of Yaiza on the edge of the volcano, where you’ll have the opportunity to admire the volcanic crater of the Timanfaya mountains or simply enjoy a cup of cafe con leche (coffee with milk). You then head west towards the impressive rocky coast of Los Hervideros, with unique structures formed by volcanic eruptions. See Lago Verde, a green lake in the middle of the black sand beach of El Golfo. Admire the bay made from tuff and lava, with unusual colors and bizarre shapes. You’ll than travel by bus towards Timanfaya National Park. Here you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy a short ride on a dromedary and to experience the world on top of these fascinating animals. Marvel at the Montañas del Fuego (Fire Mountains), try out amazing experiments with the geothermal energy, and enjoy the breathtaking tour through the national park. Learn about the history of this natural wonder's development. The authentic records by a priest from Yaiza, who documented the volcanic eruptions in the 18th Century, provide a deeper understanding of how people’s lives were determined by this force of nature. During a break in Mancha Blanca, take the opportunity to visit the famous church of Nuestra Senora de los Dolores. Admire the beautiful Canary architecture and see the statue of Madonna which, according to legend, halted the flow of lava from a volcanic eruption. Visit the picturesque wine-growing region of La Geria and learn more about the painstaking work associated with the local methods of wine growing. You can also taste the delicious local wines in a local Bodega (cellar). Passing by the Monumento al Campensino, the tour heads to the green northern side of the island with the Valley of 1000 Palms. Experience the wonderful landscape that is completely different from what you have seen so far on the island. Enjoy the enchanting atmosphere along the way to one of the highest viewpoints of the island. Here you can admire the fantastic view of the Valley of 1000 Palms, Monte Corona, and the northeastern coastline with its picturesque villages. Visit Jameos del Agua, one of the most beautiful places in Lanzarote. The architect Cesar Manrique artistically designed this section of the tunnel. Here you can find a cafeteria decorated with beautiful hanging baskets, a concert hall, a pool, and a small lake which connects to the sea. You can also admire the small white crabs that are usually only found in the deep sea.

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Lanzarote: Jet Ski Tour with Hotel Pickup

10. Lanzarote: Jet Ski Tour with Hotel Pickup

Start with pickup from your hotel and be taken to the meeting point. Get set up with your wetsuit and a life jacket. Make your way to the boat and set sail from the harbour. Receive a safety briefing and guidelines on how to use your jet ski safely, before letting the fun begin. Follow your expert guide out onto the open water. Enjoy the fantastic views of the coastline of Lanzarote. Admire the beautiful beaches and rugged volcanic rock formations as you ride across the waves. Depending on your time chosen, see areas such as Playa Quemada, Punta Grande, and Las Coloradas. Then make your way back to port, change out of your wetsuit, and be taken back to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Lanzarote

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 2,779 reviews

It was very nice tour, seen the most important places on the south part of the island. I enjoyed the guide's humor and him being very helpful. The only thing i didn't like that there was the camel ride option and some of us didn't feel like doing it and there was no other option to do in the meantime, we basically wasted here over an hour.

A great way to see the best places on the island without having to book and drive a car on your own. Very impressive and informative, we liked it a lot. Great value for money.

It was a great day in sunny Lanzarote. All professionally organised. Highly recommended for a day tour while staying in Fuerteventura.

Our guide was the best!! We have lought a lot! The tour is well organized and we visited amazing places! Well recommended

Very informative guide. Not really suitable for young children.