1. Portugal
  2. Madeira
  3. Funchal
  4. Paul da Serra

Rabaçal: Hiking Tour

Product ID: 330911
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Hike through the lush Laurissilva forest of Madeira, and visit magnificent levadas, the famous 25 fountains lagoon, and Risco waterfall . Enjoy the beautiful and unique fauna, the flora species, and curious volcanic rock formations.
About this activity
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Duration: 7 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese

Pickup included

Please wait at the door of your accommodation at your scheduled pick up time.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at Madeira's pristine and vibrant endemic forests
  • Take in panoramic views of Ribeira da Janela valley
  • Walk next to a "levada" (an irrigation water channel)
Full description
Your tour begins with a convenient pick up service from your hotel, provided by the local partner. Your driver will take you to the starting point at the Rabaçal car park where you will meet your friendly guide. From here, set-off on your adventure by walking by the Levada do Alecrim. Following the trail, you will then visit the breathtaking Lagoa do Vento, before reaching the Casa do Rabaçal. At this stage, it will be possible to take a break and enjoy a snack.

Following this visit, you will hike the Levada das 25 fontes, which will transport you to the heart of the Laurissilva forest. Throughout your experience, you'll have the opportunity to observe the endemic flora of Madeira, such as the species of the Laurissilva Forest and local fauna, which is mainly composed of bird species. The tour ends at the car park, where you will begin your journey back to your accommodation.
Includes
  • Pick up and drop-off
  • Trekking-poles
  • Insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hiking shoes
Know before you go
• Guests must be able to ascend and descend stairs