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PNT 28 Chafarí


Parque Nacional del Teide

Difficulty: Medium


This trail climbs the slopes of Pico Viejo from the TF-38 road, just over a kilometre from Boca Tauce. 

It runs for the most part along the dirt track known as “Los Chircheros”, ascending through a landscape of abundant broom that has colonised the lava flows that descended from the top of Pico Viejo. 

At the end of this forest track, you will begin to climb along a path of loose pyroclastic material from the eruption of Las Narices del Teide in 1798. 

This part of the trail is arduous, as progress is hampered by the loose rock underfoot and the steepness of the climb. 

The trail ends at the top of Las Narices del Teide at an altitude of 2752 m, where you will meet the PNT 09 trail (Teide - Pico Viejo). You can now continue climbing up to La Rambleta (3503 m) or descend to the Las Narices del Teide viewpoint on the TF-38 road.


  • 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


6,60 km

3 h 5 m

756,03 m

47,13 m

One way with fitness level 3/5

  • Altitude gain:756,03 m

  • Altitude loss:47,13 m

  • Maximum altitude:2.746,19 m

  • Minimum altitude:2.034,98 m


Route code


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


Route map and profile

Elevation profile


Medium *MIDE safe mountain criteria

  • Maximum altitude:2.746,19 m

  • Minimum altitude:2.034,98 m

Connections with other routes

How to get to route start point

Boca Tauce viewpoint, Carretera de Las Cañadas del Teide (TF-21), km 53.1.

Bus number 342, Boca Tauce bus stop code 7682. TITSA

Limited parking spaces at the viewpoint.

How to get to route end point

PNT-09 Teide - Pico Viejo - Narices del Teide Viewpoint.

Trailhead only accessible on foot from the PNT 09 trail.

Trailhead only accessible on foot from the PNT 09 trail.

Municipalities passed through

  • La Orotava

Protected Areas


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


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Places of interest

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


Las Narices del Teide Volcano

Las Narices del Teide (Teide’s Nostrils) is a volcano formed during the 1798 eruption and...