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Reasons to choose our guided Gran Canaria excursions.
Without a doubt, the best guided Gran Canaria excursions, accompanied by the best team.
First of all; let us start by telling you that we are a team of three: Inés, Juanjo and our beloved van “Lupita”. We are passionate about going out to visit the island and explore all its nooks. We are in love with its people, its landscapes and traditions. So, we are excited to show, to anyone who wants it, all the wonders that are hidden in our “small continent”: the island of Gran Canaria. That’s our reason to invite you to discover the island with us.
Therefore, we have designed a route through our own experience. It is a privilege to have been born here and -after 44 years enjoying the island for ourselves- we know it is time to enjoy it with you. Without commercial stops.
- Small groups of maximum 6 people per day
- Hiking to the Roque Nublo of 3 km in total (round trip). Difficulty: easy
- Homemade food prepared by ourselves
- Without commercial stops
- Available in English and Spanish
- “Solo travellers”: contact us for a direct booking
What to expect about our Gran Canaria excursions?
This is a private custom excursion, specially designed to discover not only the highlights of Gran Canaria; but also other hidden places not as famous but full of charm. During this tour, we want to show you this island and the local way of life. Our history, nature, culture and idiosyncrasy. We will start in Maspalomas and go towards the mountains exploring different viewpoints, villages, volcanic craters and more. This trip includes hiking to Roque Nublo and a picnic at the forest, as Canarians do.
The maximum group size is 6 passenger + 2 guides. Also, we will do it in a new fully equipped van to guarantee you total comfort during the route.
Hiking to Roque Nublo
We are the only company that makes guided excursions through Gran Canaria including hiking to Roque Nublo.
To get our objective, we are going to provide you with facilities to make it easier to get to the “must” point in Gran Canaria.
In addition, we are going to tell you the legends and stories about this sacred place on the island; so you will discover why this place has been so important for centuries.
No commercial stops
We promise you. We will not go through areas crowded with tourists in which you will be forced to buy souvenirs. You are not going to make unnecessary extra expenses. We do not want you to waste your time in places that have nothing to do with the history and culture of Gran Canaria.
In summary: You will use all the time of this experience to understand and discover this wonderful island.
Picnic at the forest
It is not only about discovering Gran Canaria on guided excursions; but also part of its gastronomy and enjoying a meal with friends.
As you can see in the comments, one of the things that most praise our customers is the picnic in the forest. We are going to prepare a homemade meal in which we include local and fresh ingredients. Of course, we adapt to your tastes; and we can make variations in the menu according to them (we have vegetarian options, for celiacs and other intolerances).
Collected from Maspalomas (accommodation in: Bahía Feliz, Playa del Aguila, San Agustín, Playa del Inglés, Campo Internacional, Sonnenland, Maspalomas, Meloneras, Pasito Blanco, Salobre):
- 1 passenger (full seat row reservation): € 200
- 2 passengers (full seat row reservation): € 100 / passenger
- 3 passengers (full row of seats): € 80 / passenger
- 4 or more passengers (complete vehicle reservation): € 80 / passenger
Pick up from Mogán (accommodation in: Arguineguín, Patalavaca, Puerto Rico, Amadores, Playa del Cura, Tauro, Taurito, Puerto de Mogán):
- 1 passenger (full seat row reservation): € 200
- 2 passengers (full seat row reservation): € 110 / passenger
- 3 passengers (full row of seats): € 85 / passenger
- 4 or more passengers (complete vehicle reservation): € 85 / passenger
Due to actual Covid-19 situation; and in order to facilitate the procedure in case of cancellation, at the moment we are not taking online bookings. If you are interested about this tour, please fill the following contact form and we will get back to you:
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FAQ about this Gran Canaria excursions (with hiking to Roque Nublo):
It is a private tour, maximum of 6 passengers, to know the best places in Gran Canaria. Both the most emblematic sites and others hidden but spectacular for us.
The guided tour will be done in a new vehicle with all kinds of amenities. Besides having a part of hiking, where we will walk up one of the most used routes by the ancient aborigines of the island. In the end, we will find the majestic Roque Nublo: considered one of the highest rocks in the world, it’s a sacred place of the aborigines, and the most emblematic natural monument of the island of Gran Canaria.
All seasoned with our personal sympathy, sociocultural knowledge, a homemade meal that we will prepare in situ and all without commercial stops. Finally, at Sky Rebels we guarantee a private and exclusive guided tour.
During the whole guided tour, we will make stops to know different parts of the island of Gran Canaria. Certainly, the total amount of distance travelled on foot will depend total and exclusively on you. At our private tours in Gran Canaria we adapt to your needs, that is, you will set your own pace and at the end, you will travel the distance you want. The hiking part is totally optional, hiking to the Roque Nublo is 1.5 km uphill and 1.5 km downhill. This hiking route is marked as easy level. In this guided tour in Gran Canaria, we will provide you with canes and water to facilitate the route, all included in the price.
The total distance in our minivan is about 130 km. Starting in the south of Gran Canaria, heading towards the centre of the island and then to the east and ending in Maspalomas. Our minivan, “Lupita”, has all the amenities such as individual air conditioning and USB ports for charging electronic devices. Above all, we want to make your experience with our tours in Gran Canaria as pleasant as possible.
The total duration of Sky Rebels guided excursion in Gran Canaria is about 8.5 hours. Starting at 9 in the morning and ending around 5.30 in the afternoon.
We will have lunch in a picnic area located at the top of the mountains and perfectly conditioned to make all kinds of meals. In fact, this place is very used by the “Canariones” for excursions and family weekend meals. Also, this place has bathrooms for men and women, which the council of Gran Canaria keeps in perfect condition daily.
This is Spanish and Canarian homemade food, which is made with fresh seasonal products, most of them bought in small local shops so that its quality is unbeatable.
We will contact you to know your preferences before making the trip and choose the food and drink based on the data you have given us. In any case, as far as drinks are concerned, we always carry water, beer, wine and soft drinks.
Our objective in Sky Rebels is that you know and feel the island like another “Canarion”, so this includes gastronomy. Keep in mind that we are in a protected natural space, hence we ask you to deposit all your waste in the garbage containers enabled.
Of course not, when it comes to moving around the different stops we make during our private visit to Gran Canaria, we will find a great variety of shops of all kinds. Most of them with local gastronomic and artisan products, so you can buy any souvenir you want.
At our private tours, we want to encourage local commerce and small traditional businesses. All the extra expenses that you make will go directly to their hands, we do not receive commissions of any kind.
The price is all included: Food, drink, transport, collection, return and all insurance.
As we have already mentioned in the previous question, the only extra expense would be if you decided to buy any type of product in the stores and local stalls that we will find along the guided route. But that depends totally and exclusively on you.
If you are a coffee lover we can also stop, if you ask us after lunch, at a local cafeteria and thus make it easier to nap time. That expense would also run from your account.
In our private tours, we avoid all kind of commercial stops. What we certainly want with our private excursions is that you discover the essence of the island of Gran Canaria.
To carry out the guided Gran Canaria excursions, we recommend:
-Comfortable shoes (sports shoes would be a good choice)
-Warm clothes (near the coast you can be in a short-sleeved T-shirt, but at the summit it’s cold even in the summer, sometimes it rains!)
-Sunglasses, cap and sunscreen (logical, right?)
-Mobile phones and all kinds of electronic devices that you want to charge 100% (although in the vehicle we have a USB input for charging electronic devices in the passenger compartment)
For the hiking route to the Roque Nublo, we will provide you with walking sticks if you need them, included in the price. At Sky Rebels, we have thought of all the details so you can enjoy a great day!
The Trade Winds, the Gulf Stream and the orography of Gran Canaria have blessed this island with a wonderfully mild climate all year round. At any time of the year, you can enjoy different microclimates, depending on where you are: the coast, the Midlands or the mountains. Near the coast, you can be in a short-sleeved T-shirt. But at the summit, it is usually cold even in summer. Sometimes it rains! That’s why we recommend being prepared for all kinds of weather situations.
In any case, Sky Rebels reserves the right to modify the excursion in case of adverse weather conditions.
-The company reserves the right to cancel the activity due to technical or meteorological reasons. In this case the amount paid will be refunded.
-If the client cancels the activity more than 48 hours in advance, the amount paid will be paid, except for 10% per passenger for management expenses.
-If the client cancels the activity less than 48 hours in advance, no payment will be made.
-In any of the following cases, Sky Rebels will reimburse the client:
a)That the client is in a state of intoxication or under the effects of drugs
b)That the activity be canceled due to deliberate delay of the client or due to his not attending the activity