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Larano: Mountain/Cliff Walking Tour

Larano: Mountain/Cliff Walking Tour

From US$ 42.96 per person

Join this incredible walking tour from Machico to Porto da Cruz! This fantastic walk starts off easy and becomes more challenging. Take in breathtaking views on this coastal walk you are sure to never forget!

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Duration 8 hours
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Spanish, English, French, German, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pick-up from selected hotels in Funchal. Extra fees apply for hotels outside Funchal.

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a beautiful cliff walk
  • See the ocean from both the south and north of the island
  • Walk along what was once the only path between Machico and Porto da Cruz
Full description
Take part in this fascinating full-day journey, through rich agricultural land and crops from the city of Machico, complemented with superb views over São Lourenço Península, Porto Santo Island and the northeastern coast. In the past, this was the only way to travel from Machico or Caniçal to the village of Porto da Cruz, located in the Northeast. Starting from a lower altitude, you will walk up through the more challenging section of this beautiful path, where you will traverse a section of a cliff and mountain that takes you all the way to the northern part of the island.    Your walk lasts from around 9 AM to 5 PM. The 12-kilometer path takes approximately 4 hours and 30 minutes to complete. Come and explore this beautiful walking tour!
Includes
  • Pick-up from selected hotels in Funchal
  • All taxes and fuel surcharges
  • Walking sticks and rain-ponchos will be provided if needed
  • Meals and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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  • This tour is not recommended for people with vertigo or fear of heights
  • Please dress appropriately for hiking
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Overall rating

5 /5

based on 5 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.8/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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Unser Guide "Rubi", eine junge Frau mit gutem Englisch aus Funchal, traf uns pünktlich am CR7-Hotel. Wir holten eine weitere Kundin in Funchal ab und fuhren mit einem recht alten (bedenkliche? Schleifgeräusche) aber sauberen Kleinbus zu einem Stopp in einem kleinen Café in Machico. Hier gab es leckere Pasteis de Nata, das "Nationalgebäck". Danach eine leichte Wanderung entlang der Bewässungskanäle. Mittagsstopp auf dem höchsten Punkt mit schöner Aussicht. Weiter entlang mehr oder weniger breiten Wegen an der Steilküste mit atemberaubenden Ausblicken zum Endpunkt. Danach kurze Fahrt nach Porto da Cruz mit Freizeit, anschließend Rückkehr nach Funchal. Interessante und fachkundige Erklärungen (teilweise mit Googleübersetzer, wenn "unser Englisch nicht kompatibel" war.) der Geschichte Madeiras und der Pflanzen am Wegesrand. Grundkenntnisse in Englisch reichen aus, um die Tour zu genießen. Wanderung ist einfach mit kleinen (mittelschweren) steilen Passagen.

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March 12, 2020

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Very enjoyable walk, with spectacular views, and our guide was very knowledgeable about all aspects of area, history and plant life.

December 31, 2019

Wonderful very beautiful seen from the cliffs

May 31, 2019

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