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It was almost the last minute decision to take this hiking trail and the very right one. We didn’t... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Brussels, Belgium
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This is a great hike. It is long but not particularly difficult. There are some parts of the trail... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

It was almost the last minute decision to take this hiking trail and the very right one. We didn’t do the entire route due to issues with how to get back to starting point, so we did part from el Pilar to montaña Dorada and...More

1  Thank BorisBru
Reviewed 16 May 2018

This is a great hike. It is long but not particularly difficult. There are some parts of the trail that have pretty deep sand that make you feel like you are walking in place. The trail is well marked. Taking a taxi to the trailhead...More

Thank DavidL734
Reviewed 2 May 2018

I did the night hike by the full moon and I must say would've been better to do in the daytime to be able to enjoy the views more and to avoid the cold.I recommend proper hiking shoes because the trail gets sandy and/or rocky.

Thank Ивана Д
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The whole route, starting from El Pilar is about 16 km and you then have to get yourself back to your starting point somehow. But all the 'best' stuff is between El Pilar and the highest point [Deseada]. We did this and returned to El...More

3  Thank stockfam
Reviewed 27 January 2018

This was the best walk of the week for us. We parked our car in Los Canarios & took a taxi to El Pilar - €42 ( as it was a Sunday, it would have been €37 otherwise) but well worth it. There was no...More

4  Thank Helen M
Reviewed 14 January 2018

This trail starts in the Refugio del Pilar, which is reachable by taxi (around 32 euros). It starts with pine woods and the way goes up for 6 kms. Then the path goes between volcanoes and beautiful views of both sides of the island. Finally...More

4  Thank AbejaMaya2014
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We drove up to Refugio El Pilar where there's lots of parking space and a very informative visitor center, water and toilets. The hike took us 6 hours including breaks, I think we walked a little faster than average but not that much. In Los...More

2  Thank ArtistheP
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We are not unfit and the local tourist office said the walk from El pilar to Los canarious would take about 5 hours, well with only one 15 minute stop plus photo stops took us 8 hours, Start early, we left El pilar at 10...More

Thank robalveston
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This is the actual view of the volcanoes and lava. It is a great hike with lots to see but there is no shade. If you come without proper clothing or water, you will be in danger because it is very hot.

1  Thank Wandering-Will-55
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We did 4 treks overall in La Palma and they all covered different terrain but this was the best! You can easily get a taxi to El Pilar from los Llanos or Santa cruz (we picked one up from the taxi rank behind plaza de...More

6  Thank Leo1401
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