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La gomera excursions: THE TOP 10 La Gomera Tours & Excursions in 2022

Опубликовано: February 28, 2022 в 10:12 am


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20 Best La Gomera Day Trips & Tours from Tenerife

Wild and tiny La Gomera is the second smallest of Spain’s Canary Islands. Despite its small size, it offers a surprising amount of experiences to discover.

La Gomera is home to spectacular Garajonay National Park and is where Christopher Columbus set off to discover the New World. There is even a local endangered language spoken here.

Be amazed by learning about plant life, geology and history on your day trip to La Gomera from Tenerife.

Find below everything you need to know about La Gomera island, one of the most idyllic destinations for day trips from Tenerife.

How to get to La Gomera from Tenerife?

La Gomera sits off the west coast of Tenerife, about a 50-minute boat ride from Los Cristianos in southwestern Tenerife. Flights to Tenerife South Airport in Albona are common and make day trips leaving from the nearby port of Los Cristianos convenient.

From Tenerife to La Gomera by car

You can opt to drive to La Gomera from the southwestern port of Los Cristianos in Tenerife. Rates of rented vehicles are calculated by size and type. You can rent a car, a bike or a caravan. Round-trip tickets range from €90 to €135, depending on the time of day and what sort of vehicle you’re bringing.

Guided tour to La Gomera from Tenerife

La Gomera holds a wealth of cultural and natural sites to experience, and taking a guided tour assures that you see the highlights of this special island.

Most guided tours include hotel pickup and drop-off, transportation, a knowledgeable guide, and lunch.

If your group includes small children or people with limited mobility, rest assured there are options that ensure no one misses out!


is the typical itinerary of a day tour to La Gomera from Tenerife?

A tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and take you to the ferry terminal in Los Cristianos. The boat ride to San Sebastián de La Gomera takes about 50 minutes.

Explore the centuries-old town of San Sebastián before heading to the jewel of La Gomera, Garajonay National Park. Take in the views, flora and fauna specific to this park before heading to a nearby village for lunch.

You will enjoy a typical Canarian meal and stroll through the village. Tours stop at the villages of Las Rosas, Chipude, Arure or El Cercano among others. It is here that you will learn about “el silbo,” the endangered language of the island used to send whistled communications over long distances.

Finally, return to San Sebastián for the ferry back to Los Cristianos, where vehicles will take you back to your lodging.

What kinds of tours are available to go to La Gomera?

People of all ages and physical ability levels can embark on a day tour to help them see the best of La Gomera. Options range from large group tours suitable for families with small children and people with limited mobility to private tours ideal for smaller groups or couples.

Guided tours to La Gomera from Tenerife

Hopping into a minibus or 4×4 with a tour guide is a foolproof way to see the best of La Gomera. Guided day tours last from 8 to 12 hours, include transportation and lunch, and are a stress-free way to reach remote parts of the island.

If you are energetic, you can take a bicycle tour. Tours range in size, from eight to 100 people. People with limited mobility need to beware that some tours are not wheelchair accessible, although many are.

Private tour to La Gomera from Tenerife

Ideal for families and groups traveling together, a private tour is a fantastic way to see La Gomera on your own terms. Options include travel by motorcycle, trike, Jeep, or minibus.

3-Day tour to La Gomera and Tenefire

This 3-day tour from Tenerife is a great option for travelers who don’t have much time in the Canary Islands. Tours begin by exploring part of Tenerife on Day 1, La Gomera on Day 2, and more Tenerife attractions on Day 3. Lunches and all transportation are included, but accommodation and other meals are not.

How much does a tour to La Gomera from Tenerife cost?

Expect to pay between €90 and €200 per person for a group day tour to La Gomera from Tenerife. Tours with lower prices often don’t include ferry, harbor or transfer fees, meaning these are an additional cost to you.

Private tours cost around €130 per person or at least €630 per group, depending on your group size. For 3-day tours to La Gomera plus Tenerife attractions, prices start at around €160 per person, which includes lunch, transport and an entrance ticket to the Mt. Teide cable car.


will you see and do on a La Gomera day trip from Tenerife?

Start your day with a hotel pickup in Los Cristianos and other southwestern towns in Tenerife. Travel by air-conditioned minivan or bus to the port in Los Cristianos, where you will board a ferry to San Sebastián de la Gomera, the capital city.

Here, you will explore hundreds of years of history, including Christopher Columbus’s home, the Church of the Assumption (la Iglesia de la Asunción), and the 15th-century fortress La Torre del Conde.

Garajonay National Park

No visit to La Gomera would be complete without seeing UNESCO-protected Garajonay National Park. The park encompasses the laurel forests of La Laguna Grande, 182-meter-tall Agando Rock, and the banana-producing area of Hermigua Valley.

Take in stunning views of the rest of La Gomera and Tenerife’s volcano El Teide, as well as the surrounding Canary Islands and the ocean.

After your visit to the park, sit down for a typical lunch in a nearby village. The meals feature Canarian red or green “mojo” sauces, local fruits and juices, and the custard-like “leche asada.”

After lunch, most tours give you the opportunity to learn about and hear the local language, “el silbo,” which means “whistle” in English. This form of communication was developed to carry messages through great distances. It is now a protected language, designated on the list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Marvel at the villages and scenery during your trip back to San Sebastián before taking the evening ferry back to Los Cristianos. Tours will return you to your hotel or initial meeting point.

When is the best time to visit La Gomera?

La Gomera is an ideal location all year round, but it is best to visit there in the summer if you want to hit the beaches. Temperatures range from around 18 degrees Celsius in the cooler months to 27 degrees Celsius in summer.



  • Dress in layers to prepare for varying temperatures.
  • Wear a hat, sunglasses and sunscreen.
  • Bring a backpack with water and snacks.
  • Pack your passport or other official ID to avail of discounts.
  • Carry cash in euros for tips.

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