FAQ

Get answers to frequently asked questions about Teide by Night excursion. If your question is not listed, please contact us.

RESERVATION

How can I make my reservation?

Once you have selected your language, enter the reservation details:

  • Hotel
  • Date
  • Number of adults and children
What is the child age?

Child is considered between 0-11 years.

How can I pay?

Once you have confirmed your excursion, you will be taken to the payment page in which you enter the details of your credit card. If you would prefer another way of payment please contact us by email.

What happens once I have finished my reservation and made the payment?

Your e-ticket / electronic ticket will be sent by email to your email address, you need to print it out and present it as a proof that you have booked the trip. In the ticket you will have the pickup point and collection time for excursion.

How do I know if my reservation has been accepted?

Our website is very easy to use with easy steps and instructions to follow. Once you have made your payment, you can see as our web page confirms that you have made your reservation. When you have completed this final phase, you can check out your email where will be your electronic ticket with the booking number.

What is an electronic ticket?

This is a ticket issued by our web page where you can find all your reservation details , the number of clients, hotels and other relevant details. That is what you need to present the day of your Teide by Night excursion, either digital or printed.

Can I change the dates of my booking?

This is upon request, please send us an email with your booking number, info@elegant-excursions.com, requesting the date change and we will let you know if it is possible.

What can I do if I do not have a printer to print out my electronic ticket?

No worries, we also accept digital tickets.

What should I do if I did not receive an e-ticket?

If you do not receive an email with your ticket, this usually means that your reservation has not been completed or accepted. In the exceptional circumstances that the payment has been made and have not yet received your e-ticket, please contact us via e-mail or by telephone (+34 922 73 96 60).

Do you have any discount for groups?

Please contact us by email.

Why do I have to inform you of my phone number to make a reservation?

In case that we have to get in contact with you the day of the excursion, if there is any delay due to incidents in traffic or any other urgent matter.

Can I cancel a reservation?

We are aware that due to unforeseen circumstances, sometimes plans can be change. Therefore, we will accept cancellations however no refunds can be made within 24 hours prior to the event date, we can change your booking to a different date for a period of 2 years after the purchase. In this case send us an e-mail, indicating your ticket number and we will change your booking.

What happens if a tour or activity is canceled?

In the rare case that we have to cancel a tour, we will inform you as soon as possible. We will offer you the possibility to change the dates.

PAYMENT

How can I pay?

You can pay using Visa, Mastercard and Visa debit cards.

Is your site secure?

Yes it is. For security while booking, your details are transmitted using industry standard 128 bit SSL (secure socket layer) encryption. You’ll need to be using a browser compatible with SSL (most modern ones are).

What is the company name that will appear on my credit card statement?

Payments made to us will appear on your card statements as: Elegant Excursions S.L.U. which is the name of the company that owns this website.

What can I do if I have problems paying by credit card?

If you have problems trying to make the payment, it could be for various reasons; these are the most common ones:

  • Some information could be missing or could be incorrect, such as CVV security code, expiry date… Please double check the details you introduced in the payment page and try again.
  • Your account has not enough money.
    Perhaps it is a credit card not accepted by our payment site. We accept Mastercard, Visa and Visa debit cards.
  • The name of the credit card holder doesn’t match with the name stored by the issuing credit card company.
  • Sometimes banks prevent a payment from being made when it looks like unusual activity on the account. Before you contact us, contact with your bank and they will tell you if this has been the case. They will lift the block at your request and allow you to make the transaction.

If you have any other problem not mentioned here, we kindly ask you to contact with us at info@elegant-excursions.com or by telephone (+34 922 73 96 60).

Is there any other way to pay instead of an online payment?

If you have any problems making the payment online, we kindly ask you to contact us by email (info@elegant-excursions.com) or phone (0034 922 73 96 60)

EXCURSION

How do I know collection time and pick up point?

After making your reservation, we will send all these details by email to your email address.

Do excursions finish at the same place of departure?

Yes, they will be finished at the same place as pick up point.

Where do you collect the customers?

We have many collection points and schedules depend on the area and the tour. We always make sure that the pick up point is near the place where you will stay and easy to find. The collection point will appear in the email after having made the reservation. If you click this it will take you to a map that shows you how to get the pick up from your Hotel.

If you are not sure, please do not hesitate to send us an email to clarify the location of the Pick up point.

Do you offer excursions in different languages?

We offer our Teide by Night in different languages but each tour will have its own language, so it will be really easy to follow and understand the information given.

During the tours to El Teide there is time to ascent to the top?

No, we do not take the cablecar during the Teide by Night or that you have time to use it.

Which kind of clothing do you recommend?

We advise you to bring several layers of clothing as it is very likely you will start the excursion with sun in the afternoon but after the sunset the temperature can drop.

Does Teide by Night includes dinner?

Yes, Teide by Night,  has a full three course dinner, wine and water included.

Can we book seats on the bus?

No, the customer will be seated in order of arrival. Only Disabled People or with mobility difficulties the front seats can be booked in advance.

Do the buses provide toilets?

The buses do not provide bathrooms, but several stops are made with the possibility of using the toilets.

Do the buses provide infant car seats?

No, the buses do not provide these seats.

If I have any intolerance / allergy can they adapt the menu?

Teide by Night, english spoken has dinner included and we can adapt the menu if you advise us in advance, you can notify us in “remarks” when you will make the booking or via email.

Where to stargaze in Tenerife?

Tenerife is an exceptional destination for stargazing due to its clear skies, high altitude, and low light pollution. There are several fantastic locations across the island to enjoy an unforgettable stargazing experience. Mount Teide National Park is considered one of the best Tenerife stargazing spots to observe the night sky, with many visitors joining our Teide by Night excursions for an unparalleled guided stargaze experience.

Additionally, several observatories on the island, such as the Observatorio del Teide, cater to astronomy enthusiasts seeking to deepen their knowledge of the cosmos. No matter which location you choose, Tenerife offers a truly magical stargazing experience that will leave you starstruck!.

Which Canary island is best for stargazing?

Each of the Canary Islands offers unique opportunities for stargazing experience, but Tenerife stands out as the premier destination for observing the cosmos. The island’s high altitude, pristine skies, and minimal light pollution make it an ideal location for admiring celestial wonders.

Mount Teide National Park in one of the best Tenerife stargazing spots. Home to Spain’s highest peak, provides a remarkable backdrop for stargazing adventures. Our Teide by Night excursions offer guided tours and expert insights into the captivating night sky, allowing visitors to fully appreciate the beauty of the stars and planets above.

While other Canary Islands, such as La Palma and La Gomera, also offer impressive stargazing experiences, Tenerife’s combination of stunning landscapes, exceptional viewing conditions, and dedicated astro-tourism services make it the top choice for those seeking to explore the universe from the Canaries.

Can I see the Milky Way from the Mount Teide?

Yes, you can see the Milky Way from Mount Teide, especially during the summer months when the galaxy’s core is more visible from the Northern Hemisphere. The clear skies, high altitude, and low light pollution in Mount Teide National Park create optimal conditions for observing the Milky Way’s stunning detail.

Whether you embark on a self-guided stargazing adventure or join a guided tour like Teide by Night, the mesmerizing sight of the Milky Way stretching across the sky is an unforgettable experience.

What is the best month of the year for stargazing from Mount Teide in Tenerife?

The best month of the year for stargazing from Mount Teide in Tenerife can vary depending on personal preferences and weather conditions. However, the summer months, particularly from June to August, are often considered ideal for observing the night sky.

During this time, the skies are clearer, and the Milky Way’s core is more visible from the Northern Hemisphere. Additionally, meteor showers, such as the Perseids in August, can provide an even more spectacular celestial display. Nonetheless, Mount Teide offers excellent stargazing experiences throughout the year, thanks to its high altitude and minimal light pollution.