Timanfaya National Park
Have you ever been to Mars? Would you like to discover a place full of volcanoes called “Tierra de Fuego” on an island with true charm less distance than you imagine?
If you are attracted to the idea you simply have to travel to the wonderful Canary Island of Lanzarote. In it you will find a really incredible environment and within the same the National Park of Timanfaya.
Located in the southwest of the island, in the municipality of Yaiza we find a unique surface that leaves you speechless.
As you approach the vicinity of the park you discover how the earth becomes increasingly black and reddish in a setting of porous rocks over which no one would be able to walk.
Once you access the park, after payment of your ticket, you go in your own vehicle to the facilities of the park where you can enjoy a bus tour around the park touring the more than 20 volcanoes that exist in it.
A recording in Spanish will tell you all the information about it about the formation of volcanoes, recent activity that has had, why the extraordinary formations we see, etc.
Very advisable to enjoy this tour to know more about this land of volcanoes. At the end of the same you will be able to access an area with volcanic activity in which you are shown through small wells the temperature of the land that is at our feet.
Introducing water in the same you will see how it rises more than 10 meters above the ground due to the temperature that exists to few meters of depth.
You can also see small excavations where the straw is lit alone in contact with the earth or you can enjoy a natural barbecue in which all kinds of food are roasted only with the heat coming from the depths.
Without doubt Lanzarote with its National Park of Timanfaya is one of the jewels of the Canary Islands that you should not miss if you are willing to visit them.
Some interesting facts:
Price: € 8 adults, € 4 children between 7 and 12 years.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Although between July and September closes a little earlier.
The last organized tour is at 17:00 h.
For more information visit: http://www.lanzarote.com/es/timanfaya/