Thursday, 08 August 2019 06:19

Jeep Tour (North Route)

We started the route towards Guatiza where we can admire cactus plantation and show the customers, different cosmetics, pharmaceutical and food uses of cochineal (an insect that lives in them).

We continue to the village of Mala, where emerges the oldest garden cactus of Lanzarote and, where without getting off the cars, can take pictures bordering the plantation.

We continue north, crossing the villages of Arrieta and Punta Mujeres. Then, go to the northwest towards Jameos del Agua and Cueva de los Verdes. These are two of the best resorts of Cesar Manrique, where the client decides which enter. (One of the resorts is included in the price).

The route follows the coast where we find the wonderful beach of Caletón Blanco, where its waters are crystal clear and the sand white, which we can contemplate.

Go to Órzola, where the white of the picturesque fishing village combines with the turquoise beaches.

We go to Yé, where we find the Mirador del Río, also the work of César Manrique, which is a majestic valcony overlooking the sea, is another characteristic part of the north of Archipiélago Chinijo, which is the set of islests, just more than one nautical mile northwest of Lanzarote, formed by the islands La Graciosa ( the only inhabited), Montaña Clara, Alegranza y los Roques of the east and west. It is a protected natural space and rich marine biodiversity.

We continue to the viewpoint of Guinate, which give explanation about the different layers of rocks that we saw, and we can contemplate the spectacular scenery offered by the bay window.

Continue the route through the Mirador de los Helechos, where whoever wants, can taste variety of canarian products and contemplate Haria and its magnificent valley of the thousand of palms. We find with the other side of Lanzarote, the dry and thirsty island is transformed into an orchard, the landscape is fresh and green, from the various plantations that bathe Haria and the villages of Máguez, Gallo and Guinate. Haria is also known for its arquitectural heritage.

And finally, we passed through the village Los Valles to Teguise, where we will end the tour.