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PNT 04.1 Portillo Alto spur trail


Nationalpark Teide

Difficulty: Low


Short branch of just over half a kilometre that extends the PNT 04 (Siete Cañadas) trail to Portillo Alto. 


  • Always stay on the marked trail and do not enter private property, hunting grounds, water galleries, wells or caves. 
  • Pay special attention when crossing or walking along trails used by bicycles, horses or motor vehicles and when walking in ravines with water courses.
  • Avoid direct encounters with potentially dangerous animals, such as livestock, beehives, and dogs.
  • Proceed with caution and watch for obstacles, loose rocks, uneven terrain or steep slopes to avoid accidents and falls.
  • Check out our guide to hiking in Tenerife and, if necessary, contact the emergency services by calling 112.


Recommendations and tips


Free access for all visitors, no reservation required.

More information

Technical information sheet

Route information

Walking route

Tenerife ON


0,58 km

0 h 30 m

43,58 m

10,75 m

One way with fitness level 3/5

  • Altitude gain:43,58 m

  • Altitude loss:10,75 m

  • Maximum altitude:2.131,25 m

  • Minimum altitude:2.098,28 m


Route code


Signposts and waymarkers with the code of the trail on dark green panels.


Route map and profile

Elevation profile


Low *MIDE safe mountain criteria

  • Maximum altitude:2.131,25 m

  • Minimum altitude:2.098,28 m

Connections with other routes

How to get to route start point

PNT 04 Siete Cañadas.

Trailhead only accessible on foot from the PNT 04 trail (Siete Cañadas).

Trailhead only accessible on foot from the PNT 04 trail (Siete Cañadas).

How to get to route end point

Caserío El Portillo Alto, Carretera General de Las Cañadas del Teide (TF-21), mo 33,1.

Bus numbers 348 and 342, El Portillo Alto bus stop code 7688. TITSA

Limited parking spaces in the village.

Municipalities passed through

  • La Orotava

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