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La Asomada - Cruz de Afur

Macizo de Anaga

PRA 18 La Asomada - Cruz de Afur
PRA 18 La Asomada - Cruz de Afur
PRA 18 La Asomada - Cruz de Afur
PRA 18 La Asomada - Cruz de Afur
PRA 18 La Asomada - Cruz de Afur

Difficulty: Medium

Description

Hiking trail through the Monte de Aguirre Exclusion Zone, from La Asomada to Cruz de Afur. Prior authorisation required. 

Monte Aguirre is also known as Manantial de Anaga (“Anaga Spring”), as it was the point from which water and wood were supplied to Santa Cruz. 

The trail is easy as it is mostly flat, except for the last stretch, which takes you over gentle stone steps. It plunges you deep into the wonderful laurel forest, bathed by the trade winds, as far as Cruz de Afur. 

As this is an unmarked trail, we recommend that you download the route beforehand.

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

  • No access for natural or legal entities of a public or private, for-profit or not-for-profit nature, and to natural persons working for profit. 
  • Reservations are compulsory for all other visitors.
More information

Technical information sheet

Route information

Walking route

Tenerife ON

Linear

2,37 km

1 h 0 m

391,47 m

172,58 m

One way with fitness level 3/5

  • Altitude gain:391,47 m

  • Altitude loss:172,58 m

  • Maximum altitude:985,82 m

  • Minimum altitude:761,39 m

Signage

Route map and profile

Elevation profile

Difficulty

Medium *MIDE safe mountain criteria

  • Maximum altitude:985,82 m

  • Minimum altitude:761,39 m

Connections with other routes

How to get to route start point

Camino de Jardina, San Cristóbal de La Laguna.

Bus number 271 more than 100 m from the trailhead, Jardina bus stop code 2070. TITSA

Very limited parking spaces at a nearby viewpoint.

How to get to route end point

Carretera Pico del Inglés (TF-114).

Bus number 273 only at weekends, Pico Inglés bus stop code 2233. TITSA

No nearby parking spaces available.

Municipalities passed through

  • La Laguna
  • Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Protected Areas

Transit

Parque Rural de Anaga

The Anaga Rural Park, which occupies 7% of the island and is part of the Anaga Biosphere Reserve, was one of the first landmasses to emerge from the seabed when the island of Tenerife began to ...

Discover the Protected Area
Parque Rural de Anaga

Weather

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Temperature

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17ºC Minimum

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