5. Madeira: Full-Day Private North Coast Tour
1 - Your adventure begins after being picked up at your hotel; cruise Ship terminal, or any other place where you stay.
2 - Heading towards the Serra de Água Valley, where we will go up the Encumeada road, from there we will be able to have an amazing view over the entire valley, and often see the formation of clouds, an extraordinary phenomenon of nature.
3 - Heading towards the spectacular mountain plateau of Paúl da Serra, making a short stop to explore Madeira's ancient Laurisilva forest, hilly meadows and crooked tress everywhere where usually the fog starts rolling in from the hillside shrouding the landscape in mysterious fog, arriving at Fanal is like entering fairytale story. And now you are here completely amazed, walk among the old crooked trees completely enchanted by the fairytale landscape.
4 - After this stop we head towards Porto Moniz where you can see the natural pools, formed by volcanic lava where you being able to bathe if the weather is inviting.
5 - From here we head east towards Ribeira da Janela where you will met the most extensive and abundant water course formed in the interior of the island, in the middle of the mountains and flowing into the ocean.
6 - Heading towards Seixal the most beautiful beach on the Madeira island, a beach flanked by mountains covered with majestic tropical forest, reminiscent of the most beautiful corners of the Asian paradise islands.
7 - By now you should be hungry and we will stop for lunch to try some of the regional food. The restaurant will be chosen from numerous options according to your gastronomic preferences.
8 - Keeping the East course, you will enjoy the road between the sea and the mountain covered by the "Laurisilva" tropical forest, in an authentic "Jurassic Park" scenario. At this stage of the journey you will stop at some of the most beautiful viewpoints on the north coast.
8 - We follow our experience passing by the ruins of São Jorge.
9 - Vila de Santana where you can see the architecture of the original houses in the north of the Island.
10 - Heading to the village of Porto da Cruz where you can drink the best Poncha Madeira's original drink.
11 - From where we left towards to the viewpoint of Pico do Facho already on the south side, here you can get an impressive view of the Ponta de são Lourenço, over the Machico Village, and the international airport of Madeira, being one of the most spectacular and impressive viewpoints on the south coast.
12 - Your adventure ends here, and now it's time to relax until your final destination where you will be dropped off at your hotel; cruise ship terminal, or any other place of your choice.