If you have a car and want to enjoy Timanfaya National Park without queuing at the park entrance, this is your excursion.
Enjoy Timanfaya National Park without having to queue to get in
Join our Timanfaya National Park trip and discover the volcanic majesty of Lanzarote on an unforgettable visit. Immerse yourself in a unique lunar landscape sculpted by the force of nature over centuries. This natural treasure captivates visitors with its impressive lava fields, volcanic cones and fumaroles that still give off heat from underground.
Don’t miss this opportunity for a geological experience enriched with knowledge about volcanoes and witness a live demonstration of their power. You will be able to experience volcanic activity up close and learn about the geology of the region. On this adventure in Timanfaya, you can watch as guides pour water into the holes in the ground, creating spectacular columns of steam that reach impressive heights. This phenomenon is tangible proof of the volcanic activity that still lies dormant beneath your feet.
In addition to its amazing geology, Timanfaya National Park offers unique flora and fauna. Despite the adverse conditions, life has found a way to flourish in this volcanic environment. Discover plants adapted to the heat and lack of water, as well as bird and reptile species that have made this place their home.
Timanfaya on the island of Lanzarote was declared a National Park in 1974 and is part of the State Network of National Parks so that anyone who wants to can come and enjoy this amazing crater-filled landscape. It is located between the municipalities of Yaiza and Tinajo and has an approximate surface area of 51 km2. Timanfaya was the result of several volcanic eruptions between 1730-1736 and those of 1824.
What you will see on your trip to Timanfaya National Park
Considered the main natural wonder of Lanzarote, during this trip to Timanfaya you will be able to observe lava fields, lava tubes and caves, mountains and unique rock formations. You can even witness the power of the more than 25 volcanoes found in the natural park, the most spectacular being Montañas de Fuego, Montaña de Timanfaya, Caldera del Corazoncillo, Volcán del Cuervo and Montaña Tremesana.
We continue our adventure in the area called Hilario islet where you can watch a live geothermal demonstration. This consists of pouring a bucket of water into the earth, and watching the powerful jet of steam emerging after a few seconds.
You will also be able to discover the diversity of animal and plant species that have adapted to the volcanic conditions. You will see lichens, mosses, tabaibas, berodes (Kleinia neriifolia) and many other endemic plants. As for the fauna that inhabits this amazing landscape, there are mostly invertebrates such as insects and arthropods, reptiles such as the Atlantic lizard and the Tenerife gecko, as well as numerous birds of prey such as the Cory’s shearwater, kestrels and the Barbary falcon, among others.
Why choose our Timanfaya National Park trips?
To visit Timanfaya on your own, you have to go to the ticket office on your own and wait in a queue for up to two hours, in many cases.
To avoid this time wasted standing in a long queue, we recommend you book our Timanfaya Express Trip with bus, entrance tickets and a guide.
Our guides will take you on a safe adventure, thanks to their mastery of the environment and give you an experience to remember, with their in-depth knowledge of the geology, history and ecology of this unique region, as well as being able to provide you with detailed information about this landscape.
You should remember that Timanfaya is a protected area that preserves its ecological and cultural value. By visiting the park, you will be contributing to its conservation and sustainability.
What are you waiting for? Enjoy Timanfaya National Park without having to queue to get in.
The visit to Timanfaya begins in the town of Yaiza, a village of unparalleled beauty in the Canary Islands and one of the best preserved. We have 2 departures a day from the Plaza de la Alameda in Yaiza, where you can park your car without any problem and get on one of our buses. Within 2 hours, you will have visited Timanfaya, seen its impressive landscapes and been amazed by the magic of this National Park.
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- 2 hours long
- Level Easy
- Join our Timanfaya National Park trip with our expert guides and discover the volcanic majesty of Lanzarote.
Finish time: 11:30, 13.30
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