Day 1 – Arrival in Lanzarote
Transfer from Arrecife Airport to hotel in Costa Teguise (14 km). The rest of the day is free to enjoy the beach resort of Costa Teguise.
Day 2 – Costa Teguise – Haría (33-51 km)
Pick up and fit bikes after breakfast and off you go! Visit César Manrique’s famous and unique architectectural works such as El Jardín de Cactus, Los
Jameos del Agua, El Mirador del Río which form an integral part of the landscape. We also have the opportunity to visit the volcanic cave of La Cueva
de los Verdes. We take in fishing villages without losing sight of the impressive Monte Corona volcano. Finally we arrive in the picturesque village of Haría
surrounded by its uncountable palm trees.
Day 3 – Haría – Teguise (33 – 52 km)
From Haría, we take the road down towards Teguise, the one-time capital of the island. Our route gives us spectacular views down over the coast. Teguise
itself is a delightful small town with typical architecture and many pleasant bars for refreshment. From here we continue towards San Bartolomé and the
fascinating wine-producing area of La Geria to our hotel where we spend the next two nights in or near Teguise.
Day 4 – Teguise Loop Ride (50 km) * or option for a rest day
Today is a free day spent in or near Teguise. We can choose to relax, or enjoy around ride, or even both. Our round ride takes us towards the beautiful beach
of Famara with the spectacular backdrop of volcanic cliffs. After following the coast, we head across extensive lava fields and a lunar landscape back to
Day 5 – Teguise – Playa Blanca (50 km)
From Teguise, we head towards the island’s main attraction, the Parque Nacional de Timanfaya. This is where Lanzarote’s volcanic nature is at its most spectacular. The eruptions of 1730 – 1736 buried around a quarter of the whole island, including several villages, and gave rise to the impressive lava and volcano landscape that we see today. From here we head down to the south of the island, stopping en route to visit the seaside volcanic crater of El Golfo before we finally reach the seaside village of Playa Blanca.
Day 6 – Playa Blanca Loop Ride (36 or 70 km) *or option for a rest day
Playa Blanca sits at the very south of the island and looks across to Fuerteventura. Today we can take a boat across to Corralejo and enjoy a visit or a ride on another island. Alternatively, we can enjoy a day in Playa Blanca and take the opportunity to visit the nearby coves and beaches of Papagayo, the best on the island and unspoiled by tourism. Another option is to visit El Golfo for a seafood lunch by the beach. Route to El Golfo 36 km or 20 miles. Fuerteventura circuit 70 km or 43 miles.
Day 7 – Playa Blanca – Arrecife (50 km)
From Playa Blanca, we head to the wine country of La Geria. Here, the unusual vineyard cultivation techniques have given rise to a fascinating landscape not
to be seen anywhere else in the world, and producing some fine wines. We then descend to the coast and follow a nice promenade from Puerto del
Carmen to Arrecife with its charming inland harbour of El Charco.
Tour ends after breakfast. Transfer to the airport for departure flights. Or ask us to book extra nights so that you can relax and see more of the island.