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La Gomera island tour from Tenerife South by Bus & Ferry
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Duration - 11 hours
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Cancellation Policy Standard Cancellation Policy means that:
If you cancel this tour booking at least 14 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 13 and 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee charged from the paid deposit.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, or don’t show up at the meeting point on time there is a 100 percent cancellation fee charged from the paid deposit.Standard
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Some tours or Activities doesn't require the guide and have a pilots, instructors or simply provider's team member who take care of you along the tour. In this case it's marked as "Not Guided" tour, because it doesn't require a professional tour guide.Language: Spanish, German, English, French
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La Gomera island Tour from Tenerife South is an easy option to visit with a day sightseeing tour by bus and ferry beautiful neighbouring La Gomera island after exploring Tenerife. The La Gomera island bus tour already includes ferry tickets and lunch in n La Gomera.
- Discover beautiful neighbouring La Gomera island!
- Enjoy amazing views and diversity of nature along our La Gomera island Tour from Tenerife!
- Visit endemic rainforest and Garajonay National Park.
- Clean, fresh and air conditioned tour bus.
- Ferry tickets and lunch in La Gomera are included!
La Gomera island tour from Tenerife South by Bus & Ferry
La Gomera island tour from Tenerife it's also a kind of adventure that goes around La Gomera Island. The La Gomera Day Tour offers a lot of amazing nature and extremely scenic views. This small island has a rich history and culture, which is uniquely different from mainland Spain.
La Gomera is also known for its natural beauty with lush green hills, volcanoes, rivers, waterfalls, and beaches. The island offers some of the best hiking in Europe, with some routes taking you through dramatic scenery.
If you’ve already gone on other bus sightseeing tours in Tenerife like Tenerife Island Tour or Tenerife North Tour, you really need to try La Gomera island tour from Tenerife. The trip is well planned and it is so convenient as promised!
On this day-trip you get to enjoy amazing views and diversity of nature, you’ll visit endemic rainforest and Garajonay National Park, discover beautiful views on neighbouring islands. Our buses are comfortable and are well are cleaned and hygienic, freshly scented, and air-conditioned.
La Gomera island tour from Tenerife already includes ferry tickets to and from La Gomera Island and even lunch.
For this well-planned and fun-packed tour you might need to go with some items like:
- Your camera to take pictures.
- A jacket due to climatic change or a cover-up.
- A polarized sunglass to shield the sun.
- Some cash if you’d like to buy some drinks or souvenirs along the La Gomera island tour from Tenerife.
To La Gomera tour from Tenerife you are picked up from the nearest collection point to your hotel, well, the exact pick-up time will be specified in the tour Voucher after the booking made. Then we are going to the harbour in Los Cristianos to take the ferry to La Gomera. We leave our bus and aboard the ferry with our professional tour guide.
Boarding on the ferry, you will have to show your passport or national ID card (if you are from an EU country) - it replaces your boarding pass, and that's why so important to take your original passport or national ID card with you on the La Gomera island tour from Tenerife.
La Gomera is home to beautiful water sports such as kitesurfing, windsurfing, surfing, diving, and snorkeling. The beaches of La Gomera are some of the bests in Spain, with crystal-clear waters.
On the way from Tenerife to La Gomera Island, you may have a chance to see dolphins and pilot whales, if you are lucky. It takes about 40 min to 1 hour to get to La Gomera Island. Faster Fred Olsen water-jet ferry are taken on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays. Slightly slower Armas ferry are taken on Mondays and Wednesdays. We are docking in San Sebastian de La Gomera, where the bus will be waiting right by the ferry.
The Island is a very rocky one. There are also several caves, and also high peak plateau. Plants also grow abundantly here. The trees also give house to several kinds of brightly colored bird. You’d also find reptiles mostly red headed lizards in the rocky caves. Some rare species of birds are also found on the island rare kinds of partridges and some other kind of sparrows.
The La Gomera Tour leads from the south to the north of La Gomera. You will see how dramatically it will change the climate and vegetation. After crossing the long tunnel, you will notice you are in a different environment with green and lush flora.
We do our first stop in Hermigua, where you can see how local specialty - palm honey is taken and how different tropical plants grow. Along the scenic drive from Hermigua to our lunch point in a small village, we will pass Santa Barbara with its amazing views on Tenerife, and generally, you will feel like in a movie because landscapes and vegetation are constantly changing.
As you travel over the hill of the island you could see few old villages. The tour guide will tell you about the area of the island where the fire struck some years ago resulting in burnt trees but are now contained with beautiful trees and a green environment.
With La Gomera tour from Tenerife, you have a traditional lunch included in the tour price.
We stop in a small village Las Rosas, and during lunch, you will also have another unusual local experience - a demonstration of local whistling language.
Discover unique Whistling Language on the La Gomera island tour from Tenerife
The Ancient Whistling Language of La Gomera, is the method of communication that was used to replace the Spanish language on the La Gomera Island. The whistle language consist of two vowels and four consonants.
The language dated down to the 15th century when Guanches, original inhabitants of La Gomera, have been using the whistling language even when the European settlers arrived on the island. But the language was said to come from Africa which has birthed other Whistling Languages. Till date there are still many whistlers on the Island who shares their story with those who are wiling to listen like the tourists. This whistling language is not only used by the Gomerans but visitors on the island are also exposed to the language.
The language was actually invented because they needed to communicate over long distances in the forest or from hilltop to hilltop. This whistling language can be used to express over 4000 words. The whistling language involves using the mouth, one finger or sometimes two fingers of each hand and also in various position.
La Gomera has been home to many different types of whistles, and for centuries also, including flutes, gongs and horns. In fact, it’s one of the oldest places on earth that still produces whistles today. There are also some very old pieces that have been found on La Gomera but they don't sound very good as whistles do not get used much anymore.
Visit and walk in the Garajonay National Park
After lunch, our La Gomera tour from Tenerife takes you to the heart of La Gomera Island, to the green jungle and endemic rainforest of Garajonay National Park.
Here you will have approximately 30-45 minutes for a short walk in the jungle to feel its mysterious spirit by yourself.
On the island at the Garajonay Park there is also a famous story of a custom where the unnamed girls of the island stare into their reflection Chorros del Epina waters. It was said that if the water is clear they would find a husband but if cloudy some misfortune will befall them.
There is a particular statue that may catch your attention - the park’s wooden statues of Gara and Jonay representing a lady and a man who fell in love.
Jonay partook in an ensuing game which Gara saw him and he attracted Gara’s attention. They fell in love after this. And as they say led to the unfortunate incident of the Volcano Teide according to the story. So sad as the couple had to take their lives after several attempt to convince their parents about how true their love is. The parent never agreed with them as they knew trouble looms for their community according to the traditions of the land. Running off to a mountain was all they thought of, since the parent of the lady and of the man were trying to separate the lovers to avert this misfortune. Parents of both lovers searched and searched, but they could not find them only to find them dead on one of the mountains in the Island.
After a visit to the Garajonay National Park, we do another scenic drive on the other side of La Gomera, slowly descending to the capital. La Gomera island tour from Tenerife lets you about an hour time to walk in the streets of the San Sebastian de La Gomera old town before we take our ferry back to Tenerife.
To summarize the tour, participants are picked-up from the collecting points along the Southern coast of Tenerife. Boarding to the fast ferry in Los Cristianos, and leaves the Tenerife by ferry to La Gomera Island. On arrival to La Gomera, La Gomera island tour from Tenerife from Tenerife South begins. A scenic drive by side of the Majona natural reserve which stops in the Hermigua around lunch time for lunch in the local restaurant. Continuing to visit The National Park Garajonay. Then a drive to San Sebastian de La Gomera with a photo stop by the way to take a walk in San Sebastian de La Gomera. Lastly, return back to Tenerife by ferry, and then individual drop-offs to the collection points.
In conclusion, after touring the island, you will be happy to share your experience of La Gomera. The people in the island are friendly and the weather is beautiful.
The La Gomera island tour from Tenerife has always promised to be interesting and is still as interesting and beautiful as always. You might not be able to feel the cool breeze from the environment or to hike in the greens or even the volcano rocks, explore caves on the bus sightseeing, but you surely will enjoy amazing views and landscapes on the La Gomera island tour from Tenerife.
- Pick-Ups and drop-offs at collection points located along the whole Tenerife South coast - choose the closest to your hotel.
- Clean comfortable seats in a fresh and air conditioned tour bus.
- Professional and friendly tour guide.
- Ferry tickets.
- Extra food and drinks on the lunch.
- Visited Places:
- Los Cristianos
- Garajonay National Park
- San Sebastián de La Gomera
- Garajonay National Park Visitors Centre
- Restaurante Las Rosas
- 7:00 AM - 8:20 AM - Pick-Ups from the collecting points along the Southern coast of Tenerife - from Los Gigantes, La Arena, Alcala, Callao Salvaje, Playa Paraiso, La Caleta, Costa Adeje, Costa Adeje, Costa Adeje, Costa Adeje, Las Americas, Los Cristianos, Golf del Sur, El Medano - exact pick-up time will be specified in your tour Voucher after the booking made.
- Approx. 8:40 AM - Boarding to the fast ferry in Los Cristianos.
- 9:00 AM - leaving Tenerife by ferry to La Gomera island.
- Approx. 9:50 AM - Arrival to La Gomera and starting La Gomera Island - Bus & Ferry Day Tour from Tenerife South.
- Scenic drive by side of the Majona natural reserve.
- Stop in the Hermigua.
- Scenic drive and lunch in the local restaurant.
- Visiting National Park Garajonay.
- Scenic drive to San Sebastian de La Gomera with a photo stop by the way.
- Walk in San Sebastian de La Gomera.
- Approx. 5:30 PM - leaving La Gomera island by ferry.
- Approx. 6:20 PM - docking in Los Cristianos, Tenerife.
- 6:20 PM - 7:20 PM - drop-offs to the collection points.
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La Gomera island tour from Tenerife South by Bus & Ferry duration is 11 hours.Book La Gomera island tour from Tenerife South by Bus & Ferry now just with Booking Deposit on TripsPoint
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Reviewed on: Sep 5, 2019
Reviewed on: Mar 29, 2019
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