Guided Trekking La Palma Cubo de La Galga

As part of the La Palma walkings tours, you’ll navigate through a forest that boasts a history of over 2 million years. A walking holiday in La Palma Canary Island isn’t complete without experiencing the pristine scenery of this trek. This is more than just a trek; it’s a journey back in time. The La Palma forest you’ll traverse is ancient and unparalleled in its beauty and ecological significance. The panoramic views from the summit allow you to gaze upon the neighboring islands, a highlight of the best walks in La Palma.


  • 4 hours of trekking
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guide

Not included

  • Food and drinks

Details of the Trekking La Palma Adventure: Exploring Cubo de la Galga

For hiking enthusiasts, the La Palma guided walks to El Cubo de la Galga are a must-do. This iconic location is a highlight of La Palma excursions and is essential to any visitor’s itinerary. The picturesque laurel forest of La Palma, with its lush greenery sustained by the horizontal rain produced by trade winds, awaits you. Originating from the Tertiary period over 20 million years ago, this forest maintains its vibrant green hue throughout the year.

Stepping into Enchantment: The Mystical Ambiance of Galga La Palma Forest

The dense foliage, large ferns, mist, and the inherent humidity of the Galga La Palma forest, paired with the diverse flora and fauna, create an almost magical environment. You might even feel as though you’ve stepped into an enchanted realm.

Trekking La Palma: Cubo de La Galga to Lover’s Leap – A Guided Panoramic Journey

After your exploration of the Cubo de La Galga with a knowledgeable guide, your journey will lead you to the Mirador of Somada Alta. On clear days, this vantage point offers sights of nearby islands, Tenerife and La Gomera, as well as the quaint villages of Los Sauces and San Andrés. Your descent will bring you to El Mirador de San Bartolo in the San Bartolomé area. Here, not only will you be treated to breathtaking views, but you’ll also hear the intriguing history and a poignant legend related to the cliff, El Salto del Enamorado (The Lover’s Leap).

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Important information

  • Total length of the tour 11 km
  • Difficulty: Medium

Not suitable for

  • Children under 3 years
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Recommendations for the Trekking La Palma

What to bring:

  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Food and drinks
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Jacket
  • Rain gear
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Charged Smartphone

Santa Cruz de La Palma, Los Cancajos, Los Llanos de Aridane, Fuencaliente.

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