La Gomera by Bus


Price list

  • 99,00€ – an adult
  • 67,00€ – children 2-11 years old
  • 15,50€ – children under 2 years old

Duration

  • from 08:00 to 18:00

Excursion in the given language from the south of Tenerife

  • In English, Spanish, German French, Italian and Dutch the tour is conducted from Monday to Saturday.

Excursion in the given language from Puerto de la Cruz

  • In English, Spanish, German, French, Italian the tour is conducted on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
  • In Dutch the tour is conducted on Wednesdays.

Notes about the trip

  • Automatic discount when booking for more than 2 and 4 people!
  • This tour is conducted by coach/bus.
  • The price of the tour includes: transportation, guide, ferry, tour around La Gomera, lunch, and a whistle language show.
  • All participants must bring their passports or ID cards on the trip.
  • The organizer reserves the right to change the order of sightseeing.
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Description

La Gomera by Bus

The excursion to La Gomera by bus takes place from Monday to Sunday in several popular languages. It can be done from both Puerto de la Cruz and the south of Tenerife. This day-long trip requires you to bring your ID card or passport (necessary for the ferry check-in). The coach arrives at the port in Los Cristianos, where passengers board the ferry to the neighboring island of La Gomera. Along the way, you can admire the beautiful view of Tenerife receding and La Gomera approaching. The ferry has a souvenir shop and a few bars where you can buy drinks and sandwiches. You can move around freely on the ferry. We advise those prone to seasickness to avoid the front of the ferry, as the waves are strongest there.

La Gomera is one of the smaller islands in the Canary Archipelago. It is several times smaller than Tenerife, with an area of only 370 km2. However, unlike Tenerife, it is incredibly green, thanks to its history connected with the Spanish conquest of the islands. La Gomera is sometimes referred to as the Island of Columbus, the Island of Witches, and the Island of a Hundred Thousand Palms. It is undoubtedly a magical and mysterious island.

Huge green ravines, winding roads, narrow passes, cliffs, and the Garajonay National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) are just the beginning of the adventure. It offers incredibly attractive views for nature lovers and pristine landscapes. There are no typical tourist resorts here, rather tiny villages and towns. There are numerous plantations of bananas, papayas, and avocados. For those seeking seclusion during their vacation, a holiday on La Gomera can be a very attractive option.

La Gomera by Bus – Whistling Language “Silbo”

During the day, a meal is planned at a local restaurant. During the restaurant stop, there is a demonstration of the unique whistling language called “Silbo,” which has been inscribed on UNESCO’s list of intangible cultural heritage. In the past, it was used for basic communication between goat herders on the steep mountain slopes.

This extraordinary language consists of only three vowels, two consonants, and, most importantly, intonation. It is interesting to note that it can imitate any existing spoken language. It is truly remarkable to hear whistled “good morning” or “welcome to La Gomera.” The trip to La Gomera is undoubtedly an unforgettable experience.

Garajonay National Park

One of the highlights of the excursion is a visit to the stunning Garajonay National Park, which houses 18 different laurel trees. In the center of the national park, there is a local shop where you can purchase typical products from La Gomera. These include Almogrote (a mature goat cheese blended with pepper in the form of a hard pâté), El Gomeron (local moonshine combined with palm honey), and La Mistela (local wine with spices). These products are not easy to find on Tenerife, so it’s worth remembering during the trip.

Another opportunity to buy souvenirs is during the visit to San Sebastian, the capital of the island. The town is associated with the history of Christopher Columbus’s visits to the island. It is also home to the first church built on the island, dating back to the 15th century. In San Sebastian, you can also find four deep wells that are dry today. Interestingly, hundreds of years ago, they were filled with drinkable, fresh water. It is essential to return to the ferry on time for the return journey. The next ferry is only the following day.

Also, check out the Jeep Safari – La Gomera excursion, as well as our other optional tours!

 

Free round-trip transportation from south of Tenerife

  • El Medano, Golf del Sur, Amarilla Golf
  • Los Cristianos, Playa de las Americas, Costa Adeje
  • Playa Paraiso, Callao Salvaje
  • Puerto de Santiago, Los Gigantes

 

Free round-trip transportation from north of Tenerife

  • Puerto de la Cruz

 

Recommended to take

  • Camera
  • Sweatshirt or long-sleeved shirt
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  1. After placing your order, you will receive an automatic email summarizing your order.
  2. We respond to orders within 24 hours. If you want immediate order processing, be sure to contact us by phone!
  3. Our customer service will process your order within 24h, and you will receive an email containing: tickets, map and additional information on attraction.
  4. When ordering with transport, remember to provide the exact address of your stay in Tenerife.
  5. All attractions available on our site are safe and checked by us individually so that we can fully guarantee their high quality.

The location on the map shows the Los Cristianos port from where ferries depart to neighboring islands: La Gomera, El Hierro, and La Palma. If your accommodation is outside the free pickup zone or if you prefer to arrive at the excursion on your own, this location will be your meeting point.”

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