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Laurel Forest & Botanical tour In Madeira Island

Product ID: 47602
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A walk in the Laurissilva Forest where you can find traces of a primitive ecosystem that has resisted of humam influence.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Pickup included

Pick up at hotel from Funchal and Caniço area. Other locations available on advanced request, subject of payment.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • The tour takes place usually in a Levada at about 1000 m within the LAUREL FOREST – UNESCO Natural World Heritage.
  • In this Levada, the forest is predominant with beautiful waterfalls and valleys.
Full description
The tour takes place usually in a Levada with tunnels at about 1000 m where you can walk inside the Laurel forest – UNESCO Natural World Heritage, and aims to observe the natural flora of Madeira and its ecology. In this Levada, the forest is predominant with beautiful waterfalls and valleys. The different microhabitats in this course allows you to observe the biodiversity of plant of the island, finding  examples of different trees of the Lauraceae family, but also a large number of unique plants and ferns of Madeira and Macaronesia. In this area, due to the rate of habitat preservation, it is possible to observe evolutionary evidence which determines specific characteristics of the vegetation on oceanic islands.
Includes
  • Naturalist guide
  • Field guides
  • Torch
  • Personal insurance
  • Taxes
  • Pick up at hotel from Funchal and Caniço

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Important information
Know before you go
- Recommendations: Appropriate shoes with good grip, warm/water proof mountain jacket, hat, sunscreen.
- Minimum 2 persons to run the activity. Booking of 1 person accepted
- Please contact for availability on other days or other place to pick up
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