This astronomical sword to Tenerife is the most complete that exists since it combines the astronomical excursion to Teide with the visit to the Observatory and the observation of the sky. The visit to the Teide Observatory will be guided and in the afternoon so that, once night falls, you can enjoy the clear and starry sky from the base station of the Teide cable car, in the Teide National Park. In addition, to make this getaway perfect, you will stay at the Parador Las Cañadas del Teide, the only hotel within the Teide National Park, located on the slopes of the volcano. This accommodation has magnificent views, a restaurant and a privileged environment in the middle of nature where you will experience magical nights.
Accommodation at the Parador Las Cañadas del Teide, accommodation certified with the Starlight seal, located within the Teide National Park.
Astronomical activity Astronomical tour with a visit to the Teide Observatory which includes:
Hotel pick-up and drop-off service
Other transfers not mentioned
Guides in other languages other than those mentioned
Picnic. Only if you choose the Food Tour with Picnic. The picnic offered consists of a sausage and cheese or vegetarian sandwich, a water or soft drink and a sweet.
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With this astronomical tour you will enjoy an astronomical excursion on Mount Teide that combines a visit to the Observatory with stargazing. The visit to the Teide Observatory will be guided and in the afternoon so that, once night falls, you can enjoy the clear and starry sky from the base station of the Teide cable car, in the Teide National Park. In this observation of the stars you will have Starlight guides and long-range telescopes. During this excursion a stop time will be included to have something to eat. You can bring your own food, buy something from the cable car's vending machines or add a picnic to your astronomical tour with an additional charge.
What will you do on this astronomical getaway to Tenerife?
The Starlight Certification is an international system whose objectives are the protection of the night sky, the cultural dissemination of astronomy and local sustainable economic development through astrotourism. This certificate is awarded by the Starlight Foundation, a non-profit entity, born from the I International Starlight Conferencein April 2007, promoted by the Institute of Astrophysics of the Canary Islands. Based on it, the "Declaration on the Defense of the Night Sky and the Right to Starlight (La Palma Declaration) was created. The Starlight Certification unites science and tourism for the first time and is supported by the UNWTO (World Tourism Organization) and IAU (International Astronomical Union). Receiving a Starlight Certification means having excellent sky quality and representing an example of its protection and conservation, promoting sustainable star tourism or astrotourism. Within these certifications are: Starlight reserves, Starlight tourist destinations, Starlight accommodations, star parks and other modalities that promote sustainable astrotourism.
The astrotourism is a sustainable and responsible way of traveling that combines the observation of the night and day sky, astronomical dissemination and the conservation of the quality of the sky together with related leisure activities. you swim with astronomy. Without a doubt, a different and interesting way of traveling avoiding light pollution and discovering the sky.
A parador is a type of publicly managed accommodation typical of Spain, located in a place of cultural interest and offering a high quality service, with facilities and design in accordance with the traditions, history or typical art of the region In which it is found. It is not a hostel or a hostel at all, it is a type of hotel that has an average of 65 rooms and that was created by reusing and reconditioning, in general, emblematic buildings such as mansions, mansions or castles. The first parador to be built was the Sierra de Gredos, in Ávila, promoted by the Marqués de la Vega-Inclán, in 1926, and now paradors can be found in all the autonomous communities of Spain, with the exception of the Balearic Islands . In fact, throughout the Spanish and Portuguese territory, there are almost 100 inns, 30 of them classified as Bien de Interés Cultural (BIC) and another 15 located in historical BIC complexes. The mission of Paradores is to preserve the valuable historical-artistic heritage of the buildings it offers as accommodation, as well as promoting sustainable and quality tourism. Hence, the Parador de Las Cañadas del Teide is an ideal hotel to enjoy sustainable astrotourism.
For your astronomical activity on Mount Teide, it is recommended that you wear comfortable shoes, a jacket since at that altitude it cools down, and water.
With this astronomical tour, you will enjoy an astronomy excursion on Mount Teide that combines a visit to the Observatory with stargazing. The visit to the Teide Observatory will be guided in the afternoon so that, once night falls, you can enjoy the clear and starry sky from the base station of the Teide cable car, in the Teide National Park. In this observation of the stars, you will have Starlight guides and long-range telescopes. During this excursion, a break time will be included to have something to eat. You can bring your food, buy something from the Cable Car's vending machines or add a picnic to your astronomy tour with an additional charge.
Days and times of the astronomical tour: every Wednesday. July, August and September: Wednesdays and Saturdays. Afternoon schedule according to the beginning of the sunset and the location of your hotel. Confirmation at the time of booking.
Duration of the excursion: approximately 8 hours
What will you do on this astronomical excursion on Mount Teide?
What does the astronomy tour of Mount Teide include?
Does not include
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