Trailrun Gran Canaria

 825,00

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Total: 825.00
SKU: GranCan-P5-2 Categories: ,

Tour info

Duration:
8 Days
Transport:
Transfers, optional Luggage transfer
Tour Type:
Trailrun
SKU:
GranCan-P5-2
Group size:
1
Location:

Accompanied service

Yes, I request this trip without obligation. If you press the Book now button above, we will send you a travel proposal. You only pay when you have approved the travel proposal. Only then do we ask for a down payment of 20%. The remainder must be paid no later than 6 weeks before departure. If the trip starts within 6 weeks of booking, the full amount will be paid in one go. You pay to STO Garant so that your payment is safe until the end of the trip. Always read our travel conditions.

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Description

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Trail running on the GR131 long distance route.

Trail running in Gran Canaria on the GR131 is a great experience. The GR131 is a long-distance hiking trail that crosses the entire island, offering beautiful scenery and challenging terrain for trail runners. The GR131 starts in the north of the island at Puerto de Las Nieves and runs all the way south to Maspalomas. The total length of the route is about 110 kilometers. Since trail running on the GR131 is a challenging activity, it is important to prepare well. Make sure you are in good shape and used to trail running on rough terrain. Bring plenty of water, snacks and navigation equipment as parts of the route can be remote. The weather in Gran Canaria can vary greatly, especially in the mountains. Be sure to check the weather forecast before trail running and dress accordingly. Please note that it can often be colder in the mountains and the weather can change quickly. Make sure you have the right trail running equipment, such as good trail running shoes with a firm grip, comfortable layers of clothing, a backpack to carry your gear and possibly trekking poles for extra stability during steep climbs and descents.

Do you want to prepare for a trail run competition and altitude training? Do you want to spend the night in unique small-scale accommodations selected by us? And do you want to train in wonderful temperatures? Then the Canary Islands are the ultimate islands for you. The whimsical Gran Canaria has it all. Perfect for your altitude training. You have 5 or 6 trail days.

  • Prices are based on 2 persons
  • Trail paths along special views
  • Part of the GR131
  • Beautiful rough interior
  • Reservoirs
  • Special overnight stays Casas Rurales
  • Special overnight stays in Hostels (based on a double room)
  • Roque Nuble & Tejeda
  • Extra walking day

1| Arrival in Las Palmas
Upon arrival at the airport, you will be transferred to your accommodation in Agaete. Agaete is a nice place where you can enjoy a delicious meal. A pleasant place with a church square and some bars. Close to Agaete is Puerto de Las Nieves. Las Nieves is very nice, with a rough coastline and many restaurants. The high cliffs at the harbor reminded us of Norway. Authentic restaurant to eat is: Restaurante Dedo De Dios.
The property does not have breakfast! You can have breakfast at the bakery next to your accommodation. There is a supermarket if you want to bring food and drinks for the next day. Do this because the first day is a tough day without encountering a restaurant or supermarket.

2| Departure Puerto de las Nieves to Artenara
The trail run path from Agaete to Artenara is a challenging adventure tour. The trail offers beautiful scenery and some of the most breathtaking parts of Gran Canaria. The trail path to Artena follows an approximately 14-mile track through the mountains. You follow a winding route through the valleys and mountain paths until you arrive in Artenara. The route from Agaete to Artenara falls under the spicy category.

Distance: 23 km
Height difference: +1934 up / -741 down

3| Artenara Cruz de Tejeda, Tejeda, San Bartolomé
The trail from Artenara via Tejeda to San Bartolomé is a beautiful route in Gran Canaria. It is a popular trail for trail runners due to its breathtaking scenery and challenging terrain. The total distance from Artenara to San Bartolomé via Tejeda is about 30 kilometers.
Your route starts in Artenara, a picturesque village known for its beautiful views over the mountains and canyons. From Artenara you follow your trail towards Cruz de Tejeda with your GPX file to Tejeda. Along the way you will pass steep slopes, gorges and spectacular viewpoints.
Once in Tejeda, you can enjoy the quaint village, known for its traditional architecture and the beautiful view of the Roque Nublo, an iconic rock formation in the center of the island. From Tejeda, follow the trails further south towards San Bartolomé de Tirajana. The trail ends in San Bartolomé de Tirajana, a charming town nestled in a valley. Here you can relax and enjoy the local cuisine and culture before continuing your trail the next day.

* In the winter months it can be very cloudy in the northern part of Gran Canaria. Prepare well for layers of clothing. The cloud cover often clears up once you go over the top. Always check the weather forecast before you go.

Distance: 30km
Altitude difference: +1810 up / -2147 down

4| Departure San Bartolomé de Tirajana to Santa Lucia de Tirajana (Circular)
Today’s trail route forms a beautiful and challenging round in Gran Canaria. You leave San Bartolomé via the local trails to enter the mountains. While running you descend to Santa Lucia. Once in the village of Santa Lucia, you can take some time to explore the village. There are traditional Canarian buildings, a church and several restaurants where you can stop for a snack. You continue your way back to San Bartolomé via another path.

Distance: 16 km
Height difference: +718 up / -718 down

5| Departure from San Bartolomé de Tirajana to Ayagaures
The journey from Tunte to Ayagaures is another long journey with climbs and descents. From San Bartolomé you cross to get to the Barranco de Ayagaures. Ayagaures is a picturesque little town with a gigantic reservoir. A village where there is actually nothing to do. Besides a restaurant: La Cueva de Ayagaures. This restaurant is a fine and tasty restaurant. You stay in a small-scale accommodation. Breakfast is included! There is no supermarket in Ayaguares!

Distance: 23.4 km
Altitude difference: +1347 up / – 1973 down

 

6| Departure for Ayagaures to Maspalomas
Trail running from Ayagaures to Maspalomas is a wonderful last trail route Gran Canaria. It offers a great mix of natural beauty and challenging terrain for runners who love adventure. The trail run starts at the Ayagaures dam, located in the canyon of the same name. This is a popular place for walkers and runners.
Through the ravine, this path leads you through a beautiful landscape of green valleys, rock formations and narrow paths. The terrain can be challenging at times, so be careful and take your time enjoying the view. The path flattens out a bit and you pass dry riverbeds and palm groves. After about 15 kilometers you finally reach Maspalomas, a popular seaside resort on the south coast of Gran Canaria. Here you can enjoy the beautiful sand dunes and relax on the beach after your trail run.

Distance: 18 km
Height difference: +272 up / -575 down

6| Maspalomas
Day off

7| Departure
You will be picked up by our transfer service and at

dropped off the airport.

*There is a possibility to schedule an extra trail day. You then have 6 trail days, with one overnight stay in Maspalomas and an additional overnight stay in Agaete. You can check this option when making your reservation.

Information about the return journey
If you have booked an 8-day trip, you will be dropped off at the airport. If you want to stay a few extra days, that is also possible. We help you with this.

Inclusive

  • Travel time: 8 days
  • Transfer airport to Accommodation
  • Individual trail ride over 130 km
  • Optional extra walking day
  • Nice Casa Rurales private room and bathroom
  • Hostels based on a double room and shared bathroom
  • Some accommodations with breakfast
  • Buff and stainless steel drinking bottle (Goodiebag)
  • Travel guarantee STO

Exclusive

  • Outward and return journey
  • Travel and cancellation insurance
  • All meals and drinks except breakfast
  • Booking costs €20.00
  • Possible single room supplement € 195.00
  • Transfers outside the program
  • Optional Luggage Transfer (full)

Because we like that you are coming with us, we will give you a Goodiebag as a gift!

Our special accommodations & Hostels

Distance

11o km

Difficulty

Average

Up. D+

6081 m.

Down. D-

6154 m.

Can I help you?

Non-binding and personal. I would like to help you further, via e-mail, telephone or whatsapp button on the site. We are available 7 days a week. During the weekend it can take a few hours before you can get a response from me.

Additional information

Voordelen van deze reis

Avontuurlijk
Uitdagend
Actief
Intensief ervaren
Veel vrijheid
Kleinschalig
Authentiek
Weg van de massa
Wij ondersteunen lokale ondernemers

Overview

If you don't like to travel with a group, it is of course possible to walk on your own.
If you want to walk this trip individually, take a look at the package tours GR131 Individual.

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