Trekking in Gran Canaria  from North to South



Agaete – Maspalomas Traverse without car

The best long-distance hike of Gran Canaria from the cliffs passing by the summits and finishing in the south dunes of Maspalomas.

Elevation Gain: 3200m   Distance: 82km
Time: 4days  Max altitude: 1943m


Elevation Gain


Estimated time

Max. Altitude

when to hike in gran canaria

All year

Possibility to go all year, dryer during winter and summer. Recommended going during spring and autumn.

sun and shade in tamadaba

Sun / Shade

Sunny during 80% of the hike due to lack of forests, especially the last part of the traverse is exposed to the sun.


Drinking Water

Lack of fountains during the trek. When lack of fountains supermarkets are found. Do not hesitate to ask for water at habited areas in case of running out of water.

  • Difficulty 30-70% 30-70%
The traverse cross from the north-west to the south the island and the difficulty of the hike will depend on how many days we decide to do it

  • Exposure 40% 40%
Different terrains are found during the route but only the way down from Pico de las Nieves it can be exposed due to the big walls surrounds the path