Guided Tour of Mount Teide Observatory

The Observatorio del Teide (Teide Observatory) is an astronomical observatory on Tenerife operated by the Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias. Opened in 1964, it became one of the first major international observatories, attracting telescopes from different countries around the world because of the fantastic astronomical conditions.

Our guided visit will allow you to get to know the observatory and the daily activity of the researchers who work there.

The Canary Islands is one of the three best spots in the world to observe the sky, along with Chile and Hawaii. The Teide Observatory is the largest solar observatory in the world and it contains many solar and nocturnal telescopes owned by various international countries.

The Teide Observatory is located at an altitude of 2,390m, in the area of Izaña. It is located on the TF-24 highway from La Esperanza to El Portillo. At Km 37 you must take the TF-514 exit. The entrance to the Observatory is on Km 1 of that highway, on the left hand side.

Choose our Teide Tour with transport to also explore and discover the Teide National Park in all of its glory! This magnificent tour takes you through the mountain roads, typical Canarian villages and breathtaking landscapes.

Tour Information

Tour Availability: Tuesday only, all year round.

Start Time: From 08.30am depending on your resorts. Your pick up time and place will be confirmed locally.

Please be at your meeting point at least 20min before confirmed pick up time.

Duration: 8hrs approx.

Inclusions: Transportation and English speaking guide and guided visit to the observatory.

Exclusions: Food and drinks any other services not mentioned above.

Please note this tour is not suitable for children under the age of 8.

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