Best Guided Tours in Lanzarote

Do you want to make your trip to Lanzarote more memorable and educational? We are sure that these excellent guided tours will help you understand the characteristics and the history of the island in more details. Here are the best guided tours in Lanzarote. Prepare to take note!

Museo Atlántico

Opening hours: 9:30 to 17:30 Monday through Saturday (Last diving visit is at 16:30)

Tour duration: depending on your diving experience

If you want to visit a unique underwater museum and to experience the beautiful Ocean of Lanzarote by diving, this will be the best option for you. What makes people amazed is that all of the monuments in this underwater museum were built for the purpose of preserving the sea environment and supporting the marine life.

Also, if you are a beginner in diving, it’s recommended to have a couple of diving lessons before taking the tour. In fact, some diving centres provide a program which is composed of a few hours diving lesson and a tour to Museo Atlántico, so you can enjoy the tour even if you don’t have any experience in diving. Also, you can rent out the equipment you need from the diving centres.

Timanfaya National Park

Opening hours: 9:00 to 17:45 (time might change during summer period)

Tour Duration: from 3 hours to one day

Timanfaya National Park is one of the most popular travel destinations in Lanzarote and it is made of about 25 volcanos. The origin of the volcanos dates back to eighteenth century.

If you visit here from Fuerteventura, the best option would be taking an excursion that includes round-trip ferry tickets between islands and entrance tickets to Timanfaya National Park and the Museum of Aloe Vera.

Caldera at the heart of Timanfaya|© blinking idiot / Flickr

Cueva de los Verdes

Opening hours: 10:00 to 17:00 (summer time: 10:00 to 18:00)

Tour Duration: approx. 3 hours

Cueva de los Verdes is a volcanic cave created by the eruption of the volcano in Lanzarote and it’s told that inhabitants in Lanzarote used it as a shelter to avoid pirates attacks and invasions in the past. The combination of colourful lights inside the cave is amazingly beautiful and you would be attracted as soon as you get through the entrance.

You can buy the ticket at around 20€ through online travel agencies and the duration of the tour is about 3 hours.

Cueva de los Verdes|© Ino Paap / Flickr

Jameos del Agua

Opening hours: 10:00 to 18:30 (time might change during summer period)

Tour Duration: approx. 1,5 hours

Jameos del Agua will be a perfect continuation of your trip due to its proximity to Cueva de los Verdes. In fact, it is only 10 minutes away from Cueva de los Verdes. Jameos del Agua is one of the best landscapes of Lanzarote that will captivate you from the first sight. Also, if you are planning to visit here on a Tuesday or a Saturday, you have an option to enjoy an excursion which includes a dinner and a night concert in the restaurant inside Jameos del Agua. At night time the cave is truly spectacular! This is a good opportunity to make your trip more memorable.

Jameos del Agua|© Jordi Payà / Flickr

Which guided tour interests you the most? Now it is time to experience the new world!

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