Mount Teide is a volcanic mountain located in the Tenerife island of Canary Islands, Spain. The Mount Teide is 12,198 ft peak. It is the highest summit in Spain and the highest peak above sea level in the Atlantic. It is the largest volcano in the world when it is measured from the base to peak.
The elevation of the Mount Teide makes the Tenerife
Island the 10th highest island in the world. The volcano is always active, and the recent eruption happened in 1909, and this eruption occurred from the El Chinyero on the northwestern Santiago split. The UNCDM (United Nations Committee for Disaster Mitigation) selected Teide as a Decade Valcono because of its significant history of harsh eruptions and its closeness to several big towns, and among them, the close ones are Icod de Los Vinos, Garachico, and Puerto de la Cruz Teide.
The volcano and its surrounding regions include Teide National Park expanded in the area of 18,900 hectares, and it was designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site on June 28, 2007. The Mount Teide is a very popular tourist attraction. It is the most visited natural wonder of Tenerife. Around three million visitors visit Mount Teide every year. On the slopes of the Mount Teide, you can find the IAO (International Astronomical Observatory) on the mountain.
You can go up to the mountain by cable car. Once you reach the Mount Teide, you will be standing at an altitude of 3,555m. Now you will have several options on how to see the stunning views of the natural and the largest national park in the Tenerife. To see some fabulous views of the Canary Islands of El Hierro, La Gomera, and La Palma… with the remarkable Pico Viejo cavern at your feet that is 800m in diameter. If you want to see the inspiring lava lake, then, choose the trail to the PV (Pico Viejo) viewpoint.
The cable car to Mount Teide in National Park, the Canary Islands, Tenerife, offers a great trip to the highest volcano in the Spain. You can experience the natural beauty and geological gem where crater, volcanoes, and lava forms a beautiful and inspiring palette of colors… and unique volcanic shapes that you may not find anywhere else in the globe.
Teide Cable Car Lower Station:
To reach the lower station of Teide Cable Car is easy and you can reach it by road. These ultra modern cable car facilities are provided with two cabins, which can hold around 44 passengers. It takes you to the top of the mountain in just eight minutes. The Teide Cable Car lower station offers outstanding views of the summit surroundings of Mt. Teide.
Teide Cable Car Upper Station:
The Teide Cable Car upper station contains a small hall that takes you outside directly. This hall has toilets, WiFi facility, and public telephone facility. However, don’t expect any coffee shop at the upper station.