Lanzarote tour to Cueva de los Verdes, Mirador del Río, Jardín de Cactus, Lagomar and more.

On this excursion, discover the most emblematic places in the north of Lanzarote comfortably and while avoiding the long queues at some of the places we’ll visit.

This excursion is ideal if you already know the Timanfaya National Park or to combine it with any of the excursions that go to the park: the Grand Tour, the Southern Route or the Timanfaya tour.

Our first stop allows us to get to know the Monumento al Campesino (Monument to the Peasant), the first great work of Cesar Manrique that we will see during the excursion. This monument, located in the geographic centre of the island, is an homage to the island’s peasants. Within it, a dog, a camel and a peasant are represented in abstract forms.

Monumento al campesinoWe will continue our route by visiting another work designed by César Manrique: Lagomar House. This house, which was owned by the actor Omar Sharif, is one of the island’s most impressive residences, since it is embedded in a mountain quarry.

Casa Lagomar

As the story goes, the actor Omar Sharif (famous for his role as Doctor Zhivago) was in Lanzarote filming The Mysterious Island. On one of his trips around Lanzarote, he discovered this house and fell completely in love with it, so much so that he bought it. However, only a day later, he used it as a wager while playing cards and lost it. That did not prevent it from being known thereafter as the Omar Sharif House, also known as Lagomar House.

LagomarWe will resume the excursion by visiting the Mirador del Río (River Lookout), the best place to contemplate the Chinijo archipelago, which includes the islands of La Graciosa, Alegranza, Montaña Clara, Roque del Este and Roque del Oeste. It is a lookout that Manrique constructed in the year 1974 and is about 475 metres high, blending in completely with its surroundings. The views and its very construction are amazing, so it is not strange that it is often included on top ten lists for the best lookouts in the world.

Mirador del Río Lanzarote

The views and its very construction are amazing, so it is not strange that it is often included on top ten lists for the best lookouts in the world.

Vistas de La Graciosa desde el mirador del Rio

Our next stop will be a Cueva de los Verdes Tour to visit the Green Cave, an enclave that arose after the eruption of the Corona Volcano, and where we offer you a tour of approximately 1 kilometre through the interior of this volcanic tunnel.

Galería de la Cueva de Los Verdes

The Green Cave gives off a mysterious vibe, with secrets that you can only discover by entering it with us on this underground journey. Although with that said, if you suffer from claustrophobia or have mobility problems, we recommend you do not enter, since when all is said and done, it is an underground walk over very rough and uneven terrain.

Visita guiada a la Cueva de los Verdes

In Guatiza we will visit the spectacular Cactus Garden, another of the works created by the great protagonist of our excursion.

cactus garden

Cesar Manrique recovered an old quarry in order to create this giant garden, which houses about 1400 species of cactus from the Canary Islands and around the world.

excursión para conocer la obra de Cesar Manrique
In our last stop we will get to know Teguise, the old capital of Lanzarote up until the year 1852 and considered one of the most beautiful towns in the Canaries.

Pueblo de Teguise
We hope that, at the end of the excursion and upon returning to your accommodation, you’ll leave feeling like you enjoyed a spectacular day in Lanzarote, having discovered the most important treasures in the north of the island, treasures that will undoubtedly remain in your memory and your camera for several years.

* We’ll stop to eat (lunch not included in the price) in the ​​Haria area near the 1000 Palms Cliff.

** In case of capacity restrictions, we’ll visit Los Jameos del Agua instead of Cueva de los Verdes

*** This excursion is not recommended for people with reduced mobility or with severe claustrophobia problems.

What time is pick-up and drop-off?
Upon reservation, you’ll find the exact information about the closest pick-up point and time to your accommodation.
In any case, you can find the approximate pick-up and return times here from the various tourist areas:

Area Pick up time Return time
Arrecife 09:10-09:15 17:30
Costa Teguise 08:45-09:05 17:15
Playa Blanca 07:50-08:50 18:45
Playa Honda 09:15 17:50
Puerto Calero 09:50-09:55 18:30
Puerto del Carmen 09:25-09:50 18:10

*Return times are approximate under normal conditions.

How much will it be between being picked up and when the tour starts?
Faced with the option of creating a single meeting point for our convenience or of defining several collection points so you can be picked up at your accommodation or close to it, we have chosen to offer the second option for your convenience. The service is slower, but it will be much more comfortable.

It should be considered that the areas further away from the starting point of the tour are normally the first pick-up areas and the last ones to be dropped off.

Can the described route vary?
On special occasions the routes may vary. Due to road closures and other types of force majeure situations, the itinerary may be modified. In these cases, we’ll try to inform you as far in advance as possible.

Are there stops to eat? When can I reserve my food?
We will make a long stop to eat. Throughout the excursion, the guide will inform you about the restaurant and mealtimes, as well as the different menus that you can reserve.

Restaurants have been selected considering 3 factors: 1.- It should lie within the tour route, so we don’t waste time traveling to other places. 2.- It should have the capacity and space to feed 50 people at the same time in the shortest time possible. 3.- Quality/price of the service.

What Covid measures apply to the tour?
Covid measures are applied at all times in accordance with the regulations imposed by the Canary Islands Government.
There may be restrictions on the number of passengers on the bus, the number of people who can enter the Lanzarote Art and Culture Centers, or the restaurants may require a Covid certificate.
In any case, the excursion will be done while following the current measures and restrictions.

How is the reservation payment made?
If there are less than 5 people, an amount will have to be paid as a guarantee when making the reservation and the rest will be given to the guide, in cash, when boarding the bus.
If there are more than 5 people, the entire reservation will have to be paid when booking.

How can I pay for the reservation?
Reservations can be paid by credit or debit card or through PayPal

What happens if I get an error message when booking?
Occasionally there may be a problem with your credit card or PayPal account. Please try to reserve again if an error appears, try with another browser or device.
If the reservation is still not completed correctly, contact us through our customer service channels.

How will I know that the reservation was made correctly?
At the end of the reservation, a locator or reservation number will appear and, in less than 5 minutes, you should receive the booking voucher in your email inbox.

What happens if I have not received the reservation voucher?
If you haven’t received an email in your inbox, follow this procedure:

  1. Check your spam or junk mailbox.
  2. Contact us.

How long in advance should we book?
We always recommend booking as far in advance as possible since places are limited, and you could miss out on the excursion.

What happens if, when booking, there are no more places for the day I want to go on the excursion?
If you notice that you’re trying to book in a day shaded orange, that’s because there are no more places left. Try to book for another day or click on that day and fill in the form to add yourself to our waiting list in case there’s a cancellation. In more than 50% of the cases we usually find a solution.

How many stops does the tour make?
We make quite a few stops to see the places we’ve planned to visit and others to go to the bathroom from time to time.

How will the babies go on the bus?
Babies don’t have to pay for this excursion and will go on their parents’ lap.

Jardín de cactus

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