Teide Cable Car, Tenerife

(3.3/5 based on 3,000+ reviews on the web)
Take the cable car to the summit of Spain’s highest mountain, Mount Teide, set in its largest national park. Teide Cable Car takes you on an eight-minute journey to 3,555 m (11,663 ft) above sea level. As you ascend, observe the unusual rock formations and array of colors formed by the mountain, which is an active volcano. Once you reach the summit, marvel at the far-reaching views of the park and island. The upper station serves as the starting point for three popular walking routes. Bring a picnic with you or eat at the cafe located at the lower station. Warm clothes are recommended, as it can be quite cold at high altitude. Use our Teide National Park vacation generator to add Teide Cable Car and other attractions to your Teide National Park vacation plans.
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  • Tickets can be booked in advance on the Internet by choosing to ride in the morning or the afternoon, priced the same as the purchase at the counter; on the other hand, it's an interesting fast. Another tip: arrive almost at the opening and at the latest before 10: 00. On the other hand, choose a day when the weather is particularly clear on the peaks or the ascent to the Summit fail to interest. Do not forget that at the top, it's cold, so cover and even gloves. Hiking is possible at the top need sneakers
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  • A spectacular walk, with spectacular views... The downside is that it is expensive, €27 the ticket up and down, disproportionate.
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  • The morphology of the terrain, their landscapes. The experience of being in high mountain, the view of almost the entire archipelago, is something to be missed.
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  • The drive to the station - it is definitely worth it but the extra €54 (for 2 adults) to wait 1hr+ to get on the cable car then see nothing extra compared to what you have already seen on your way up there isn't worth it. For hikers I'm sure it's great but for others it isn't.
  • The pictures show it all to be honest. There isn't much at the top, nowhere to get a drink. There is some toilets but that's it. Having paid €40.50 for myself and my 8year old, I wouldn't go again - it's a bit expensive in my opinion for what's up there. If there was a restaurant of coffee shop that you could sit in and enjoy the surroundings then fine but as there isn't it's a bit of a waste of money.
  • Very quick transport up to the top of Teide. Not bad food at the bottom but there is a lack of seating. Also very few spots of shade outside.
  • Great service to the top of Teide. To climb last 100 m , permission has to be granted by local park. Beautiful views of crater, sea of clouds and other Canary Islands.
  • After hiking up the volcano for 3 hours and 40 mins from Montana Blanca I was relieved to see this once I had reached the top And after all the pictures had been taken I just wanted to get back down the volcano , head straight for my hotel and jump in the shower and get some sleep as quickly as possible And thanks to the cable car it made my dream a lot more achievable Jumped straight in the cue bought my ticket Handed it over to the ticket inspector and just waited to board Whilst inside you get an amazing view And before you know it you've reached the bottom Maybe not for people who are claustrophobic because the car takes a maximum amount of people up and down the volcano and that's exactly how many get crammed in like little sardines in a tin 😁 Overall would definitely use it again