Start your tour with hotel pick-up (from selected locations) or make your own way to the Teide Observatory to begin your tour. Meet your guide, an expert astronomer, at the Observatory and begin your behind-the-scenes tour.
Hear how the Observatory is the largest in the world as you stroll around the mountaintop complex and marvel at the various solar and nocturnal telescopes. Listen as your guide reveals little known secrets and impressive facts about the universe, and learn about the daily work of the researchers at the Observatory. Finally, enjoy the spectacular views over the Teide National Park from the 2,400-meter (7,900-foot) peak of Mt Teide Volcano.
Please note: Tours are available on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 12.00 in Spanish and English simultaneously and at 2.30pm in Spanish and German simultaneously. On Thursdays, there are visits in French at 1.30pm. On Sundays, there are visits in Spanish at 11.00am. Hotel transfers are available from Costa Adeje and Los Cristianos on Wednesdays and from Puerto de la Cruz on Tuesdays and Sundays. If you would like to make your own way to the Izaña Observatory for your guided visit, you must arrive at least 20 minutes before the tour is scheduled to start.