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PNT 40 Llano de Ucanca - Boca Tauce

PNT-40

Parque Nacional del Teide

Llano de Ucanca - Boca Tauce
Llano de Ucanca - Boca Tauce
Llano de Ucanca - Boca Tauce
Llano de Ucanca - Boca Tauce

Difficulty: Low

Description

This easy trail leads you across the plains between giants, passing through the lava fields at the western edge of the Las Cañadas caldera.

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

4,83 km

1 h 45 m

74,50 m

56,51 m

One way with fitness level 3/5

  • Altitude gain:74,50 m

  • Altitude loss:56,51 m

  • Maximum altitude:2.037,29 m

  • Minimum altitude:2.006,47 m

Signage

Route code

PNT-40

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:2.037,29 m

  • Minimum altitude:2.006,47 m

Connections with other routes

How to get to route start point

Llano de Ucanca Viewpoint, Carretera de Las Cañadas (TF-21) km 48.8.

No service in the surrounding area.

Very limited parking spaces at the viewpoint.

How to get to route end 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.

Municipalities passed through

  • La Orotava

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, friday, in La Orotava


Clouds
Wind

3 km/h

Temperature

21ºC Maximum

17ºC Minimum

Rain

0%

3 day forecast

saturday

21ºC Maximum

16ºC Minimum

sunday

20ºC Maximum

15ºC Minimum

monday

21ºC Maximum

16ºC Minimum

Places of interest

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

Zapatilla_Reina
Rock

La Zapatilla de la Reina (The Queen´s Sleeper)

Rock formation in the shape of a high-heeled shoe.

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Rock

Llano de Ucanca

Llano de Ucanca is a striking geographical depression that lies within the majestic Teide...