Nat Geo Day Tour: Teno Alto, Tenerife's Last Shepherd Stronghold

Set off on an immersive tour through Teno Alto, a bastion of rural traditions within Teno Rural Park. Your local guide will unveil the settlement's evolution during a scenic 45-minute hike. Encounter ethnological elements from prehistoric to present times and experience the profound connection of Teno Alto's inhabitants to their land, sustained by agriculture and goat herding – the region's hallmark.

At the trail's end, delve into the heart of local culture with an exclusive visit to a cheese farm, where you'll meet one of Teno's last shepherds. Discover the artistry behind award-winning cheeses and the tireless efforts of generations to preserve this ancient craft. Witness a "salto del pastor" exhibition – an esteemed folk sport showcasing remarkable agility and skill.

End your adventure at Rebojo, a traditional restaurant in Garachico, where the third-generation owners elevate Canarian cuisine with modern flair. Indulge in a tasting menu meticulously crafted to reflect the flavors and landscapes of Teno Alto, using km0 produce that highlights the region's culinary richness. To complete the experience, complement your meal with carefully selected wines from the region.

By joining this tour, you'll not only support sustainable tourism in a protected area but also contribute to the preservation of its cultural heritage. Interact with locals, gain insights into their way of life, and savor the essence of Teno Alto through its flavors and traditions.


A destacar
  • Enjoy a scenic hike through Teno Alto, discovering its evolution and encountering ethnological elements from prehistoric times. Meet the inhabitants and witness their deep connection to the land
  • Join your native guide, owner of Teno Activo, dedicated to promoting sustainable activities. They will reveal insights into how this unique area is preserved. Encounter a local shepherd sharing insights into goat cheese production and meet the owners of a family-run restaurant over lunch
  • Tour a local cheese factory and meet one of Teno's last shepherds, engaging with both young and old generations striving to preserve this ancient tradition. Discover award-winning cheeses and delve into the enduring local traditions and way of life embraced by the village's shepherds
  • Savor authentic local cuisine crafted from locally sourced ingredients at a family-run restaurant that seamlessly merges traditional Canarian flavors with contemporary twists. Delight in a tasting menu that encapsulates the essence of Teno Alto, carefully paired with fine regional wines

Highlights
  • Enjoy a scenic hike through Teno Alto, discovering its evolution and encountering ethnological elements from prehistoric times. Meet the inhabitants and witness their deep connection to the land
  • Join your native guide, owner of Teno Activo, dedicated to promoting sustainable activities. They will reveal insights into how this unique area is preserved. Encounter a local shepherd sharing insights into goat cheese production and meet the owners of a family-run restaurant over lunch
  • Tour a local cheese factory and meet one of Teno's last shepherds, engaging with both young and old generations striving to preserve this ancient tradition. Discover award-winning cheeses and delve into the enduring local traditions and way of life embraced by the village's shepherds
  • Savor authentic local cuisine crafted from locally sourced ingredients at a family-run restaurant that seamlessly merges traditional Canarian flavors with contemporary twists. Delight in a tasting menu that encapsulates the essence of Teno Alto, carefully paired with fine regional wines

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