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PNT 18 Chavao

PNT-18

Parque Nacional del Teide

Difficulty: Low

Description

This trail starts next to the Chahorra viewpoint, where you can appreciate the beauty of Pico Viejo and Las Narices del Teide. 

The walk is mainly flat and heads towards Roque del Cedro, leaving La Cañada del Cedro on the left. 

Along the way, as well as flora typical of Las Cañadas, such as Teide white broom or retama (Spartocytisus supranubius), alhelí del Teide (Erysimum scoparium), Teide sticky broom or codeso (Adenocarpus viscosus) and tagasaste (Cytisus proliferus), among others, you will be see curious geological forms such as ropy lava.

Tips

  • 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

Permits

Free access for all visitors, no reservation required.

More information

Technical information sheet

Route information

Walking route

Tenerife ON

Linear

4,42 km

1 h 45 m

163,14 m

124,22 m

One way with fitness level 3/5

  • Altitude gain:163,14 m

  • Altitude loss:124,22 m

  • Maximum altitude:2.086,18 m

  • Minimum altitude:2.039,36 m

Signage

Route code

PNT-18

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

Signage

Route map and profile

Elevation profile

Difficulty

Low *MIDE safe mountain criteria

  • Maximum altitude:2.086,18 m

  • Minimum altitude:2.039,36 m

Connections with other routes

How to get to route start point

Juan Évora Ethnographic Museum, Carretera de las Cañadas del Teide (TF-21), km 53.5.

No nearby service.

Very limited parking spaces at the viewpoint.

How to get to route end point

Las Narices del Teide Viewpoint, Carretera Boca Tauce (TF-38), km 3.5.

No nearby service.

Very few parking spaces in a small car park.

Municipalities passed through

  • Guía de Isora

Protected Areas

Transit

Parque Nacional del Teide

The Teide National Park is the best exampleof the high-mountain landscape of the Canary Islands.  It is a breathtaking setting where you can learn about some of the most spectacular volcanic ...

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Parque Nacional del Teide

Weather

Today, tuesday, in Guía de Isora


Clouds
Wind

1 km/h

Temperature

22ºC Maximum

16ºC Minimum

Rain

0%

3 day forecast

wednesday

22ºC Maximum

15ºC Minimum

thursday

21ºC Maximum

13ºC Minimum

friday

21ºC Maximum

15ºC Minimum

Places of interest

These are some of the points of interest you can find along this route.

Museo_Juan_Evora
Museum

Juan Évora Visitor and Tourist Information Centre - Teide National Park

The house where Juan Évora, the last inhabitant of Las Cañadas del Teide, lived has been...