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Punta Del Hidalgo - Los Batanes - hiking trail

timer 4h00
600m landscape
trending_flat 8.5km
630m trending_up
hiking Moderate
220m trending_down

General information

Getting there

The bus stop San Mateo, near the church of Punta Del Hidalgo, is the starting point of this hike. At the time of writing, buses 50, 104 and 224 are stopping there. Google Maps link: https://goo.gl/maps/1W63MQHsx47M1kRg9. Double checking the bus times on https://titsa.com/ is always a good idea.

Starting point coordinates: 28.568693, -16.325238

Information about the hike

This hike from Punta del Hidalgo to Los Batanes runs through the Anaga Rural park, featuring stunning viewpoints and an abundant variety of vegetation. The vegetation you encounter ranges all the way from cacti and succulents on the sunny slopes to ferns on the more humid, shade rich slopes.

The photos of this hike give you a good overview in terms of what to expect from this hike in terms of landscape, terrain and vegetation. This hike is best to be undertaken in dry conditions as the terrain can get slippery when it is wet.

Getting back

The bus stop El Batán, in the village Los Batanes, is located at the end of this hike. At the time of writing, bus 274 is stopping here. Google Maps link: https://goo.gl/maps/hh8o4o5a6adGztcn8. Double checking the bus times on https://titsa.com/ is always a good idea.


Route info

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Photos

Path next to cacti with ocean view
Path next to cacti with ocean view
Date taken: 09/01/2023
Most of the trek follows the yellow signs
Most of the trek follows the yellow signs
Date taken: 09/01/2023
Ascend on red rocky path
Ascend on red rocky path
Date taken: 09/01/2023
The vegetation continuously changes
The vegetation continuously changes
Date taken: 09/01/2023
Wonderful view over the Anaga rural park
Wonderful view over the Anaga rural park
Date taken: 09/01/2023
From time to time the ocean comes into view again
From time to time the ocean comes into view again
Date taken: 09/01/2023
Entering the village Los Batanes
Entering the village Los Batanes
Date taken: 09/01/2023
Flower along the way
Flower along the way
Date taken: 09/01/2023
Cacti along the way
Cacti along the way
Date taken: 09/01/2023
Succulents along the way
Succulents along the way
Date taken: 09/01/2023


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