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Visiting Mount Teide with the Cable Car: all you need to know

The great day is approaching: the day of your visit to Mount Teide with the Cable Car, when you will enjoy being on the highest volcano in Spain, with the finest views of Tenerife.

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Check the weather on Mount Teide in real time

Did you know that you can check out everything you need to know for your visit before you set off?

A clear day to visit Mount Teide
A typical day on Mount Teide: clear sky

You can check the weather, find out the condition of the facilities, trails and roads, and view Mount Teide via our webcams.

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Manage your booking if necessary

Some things are outside our control, and that includes adverse weather conditions. But we can control what we do about bookings such as yours if, when the time comes, our facilities are closed due to weather conditions or technical issues.

Everything you need to know about managing your booking is explained here. If you have no more doubts and wish to proceed to cancel or change the date of your booking, click on the button below and prepare your booking locator.

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For a safe visit: COVID-19 prevention measures

At Volcano Teide the safety of our customers and employees is a priority and therefore we have introduced a series of COVID-19 prevention measures so that the experience is safe. Please follow these measures during your visit.

We have been awarded the Safe Tourism Certified seal from the Institute for Quality Spanish Tourism, an initiative by the Secretary of State for Tourism of the Spanish Government.

The seal guarantees that a health and safety system has been implemented at our facilities to prevent Covid-19.

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Recommendations and restrictions

What clothes should you wear?

You should be prepared for extremes in weather, both heat as well as cold, depending on the time of year. Broadly, this is what you need to bear in mind:

Graphic with clothing recommendations for visiting Mount Teide with the Cable Car
Clothing recommendations for a satisfactory visit to Mount Teide

And remember:

  • People with cardiovascular conditions, pregnant women, and children under the age of 3 are not allowed on the Cable Car, because of the risks posed to their health by the altitude.
  • In accordance with current regulations, persons with any physical disability or motor impairment are not permitted to make the ascent by cable car, because of the potential risks if the vehicle has to be evacuated.
  • It is essential to bear in mind that in the event of the failure of the cable car system due to unexpected technical reasons, passengers already at the upper station will have to make their descent on foot and using steep mountain paths.

How to get to the Cable Car when travelling independently

But what if you havent arranged transport with us, and you dont know how to get there? We explain everything in detail.

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Finish planning your day on Mount Teide

We want you to enjoy a totally volcanic experience and thats why wed like to introduce you to Teide.Guide: our website for planning your visit to Mount Teide is packed with useful information.

Girls enjoying their visit to Mount Teide
Girls enjoying their 100% volcanic visit to Mount Teide

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Make your contribution to a sustainable Mount Teide

Volcano Teide Experience was created to promote a respectful, informative, safe and enjoyable approach to visiting Mount Teideone of the most important natural sites in the world. And that is what you can expect from us.

A young #teidelover enjoying his respectful visit to Mount Teide
Visit Mount Teide in a sustainable way like a true #teidelover

We also expect something from you in return: that you help us achieve our mission. How? By acting like a true #teidelover. Let us inform you on how to contribute to the sustainability of Mount Teide.

Check out Sustainable Teide

You haven’t made your reservation yet?

We make it easy for you. Check this comparative table of all activities which include a cable car ride and make a decision.

A comparative table of activities including cable car

Well see you soon on the highest peak in Spain! 

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