Africa is always the land of adventures. If you’re looking for beautiful beaches, great sceneries, a lot of things to do and an amazing adventure to embark on, then the island of Lanzarote could be your dream destination. I was planning a trip to Lanzarote when I realized the simple vacation can turn into an awesome adventure. Here are some of the best things I’ve discovered about Lanzarote, including some adventurous things to do in the area.
A Visit to Timanfaya National Park
Lanzarote has a very famous national park, filled with volcanic mountains and geysers. The park, known as the Timanfaya National Park, is situated just north of Yaiza. Get to this park and you’ll be greeted by a vast rock formation and an amazing landscape. The entire valley is covered in black and the glow of the sun makes the whole place alive.
When you do visit the Timanfaya National Park, there are bus tours to take. The tours will take you to even more amazing places within the national park, including the restaurant at the top of Islote de Hilario. The restaurant serves meat and fish; dining here will certainly be an adventure of a lifetime.
Timanfaya National Park
Be sure to have your camera ready at all times, because the Timanfaya National Park has a lot to offer. The Lanzarote-Cheap-Holidays-42.html page of Sunshine.co.uk has all the information you need to plan a trip to this national park.
Surfing in Famara
Lanzarote is also a great place to surf. Situated on the north-west region of the island, the Famara beach is a famous place among surfers. Thousands from around the world visit Famara to catch great waves and have an unforgettable time. The place also hosts other water sports and activities, including windsurfing and kiteboarding.
There is no need to bring your own surfboard because there are several shops that rent them near the beach. You can also take surfing lessons from local surfers and be that much better at conquering the waves. You can even book a course before you leave; the Surf School Lanzarote has great courses to choose from on their website.
Urban Exploring at Teguise
Lanzarote offers a complete adventure experience indeed. You can enjoy anything from trekking to the top of Islote de Hilario to doing some urban exploring and shopping in Teguise. The city of Teguise, right at the heart of Lanzarote, features classic architecture that dates back to the 15th century. Enter the city and you’ll be amazed by how well the buildings are preserved.
On Sundays, the market at Plaza de San Miguel is definitely a must-visit. It is one of the busiest markets on the island. Here, you can find everything from local produce to souvenirs and crafts. It’s also a great place to visit to meet local people and have a great Sunday lunch.
So, what are you waiting for? There is an adventure waiting for you in Lanzarote. Find the time to visit this island and you will return home with countless memories; all of them really amazing.