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  1. Portugal
  2. Madeira
  3. Funchal
  4. Pico do Arieiro

Tour of Eastern Madeira

Product ID: 103241
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Explore the eastern side of the island and take in the high majestic mountains, the green valleys, the waterfalls and countryside with its amazing fruit and vegetable terraces, and the old thatched houses and sugarcane fields.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian

Pickup included

At your hotel. When this is not possible, the tour operator will contact you.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the famous high peaks of Madeira Pico Arieiro with its beautiful rock contrast
  • Stop at Porto da Cruz, overlooking the eagles rock and the sugarcane fields
  • Learn about Machico, the old capital of Madeira
Full description
Come and immerse yourself in the history of Madeira. Starting with pick-up from the lobby of your hotel, make your way to the Camacha Wickerwork Factory, passing the Eucalyptus and Mimosa forests into the breathtaking mountains of Pico do Arieiro at 1800 meters. 

Descend to Ribeiro Frio where you will find the trout hatchery and the Santana UNESCO biosphere reserve. Taking the old road of Faial, Santana will be the next stop, where you can see the town's traditional thatched houses and vines.

After a stop for lunch at Porto da Cruz and swimming at the black sandy beach (only during summer), travel along the North Coast where sugar cane terraces are still visible. See the old capital of Madeira, Machico, where the first Portuguese settlers arrived in the 15th century, before heading to Ponta de São Lourenço – the eastern point cape of the island where the rock formations will astound you. Your tour ends with drop off to your hotel. 
Includes
  • Guided tour in small group (up to 8 people) minivan
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off in Funchal
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off in Machico (15€)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off from Funchal to Ponta do Sol far out to the west (15€)
  • Lunch
  • Drinks
  • Entrances to public places
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 31 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.8/5
Safety
4.8/5

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secretmadeira lda

Product ID: 103241