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Hiking in Madeira

6 days, Santana to Funchal

The view from Pico do Arieiro to Pico Ruivo
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When you think about a series of islands that’s famous for its wine and sunshine, your initial reaction probably isn’t to hike all across it. We’re here to prove that it should be. Immerse yourself in Madeira’s mesmerizing flavours, volcanic landscapes, and rich culture and history on this six-day hiking adventure.

6 days

Santana to Funchal

From$6544HKD
was $7699
Valid on Jun 25 2022
Trip Code: EPHM

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When you think about a series of islands that’s famous for its wine and sunshine, your initial reaction probably isn’t to hike all across it. We’re here to prove that it should be. Immerse yourself in Madeira’s mesmerizing flavours, volcanic landscapes, and rich culture and history on this six-day hiking adventure.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Active

Hiking, trekking, biking, rafting, and kayaking adventures all over the world, made for outdoor types.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport.

Physical Rating: 4 - Demanding

Some high-altitude hikes or more strenuous activities, but accessible to most healthy travellers.

Trip Type: Small Group

Small group experience; Max 15, Avg 12.

Age requirement: 12+

All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Visa Requirements

Alternative Trips

6 days

Santana to Funchal

From$6544HKD
was $7699
Valid on Jun 25 2022
Trip Code: EPHM

Need a flight? We can help.

Call us to book your flights! We'll find you the best option!

Special Offers

Expires on Jun 01, 2022 03:59 UTC
Promo Code G22GAV015ADV08
Map of the route for Hiking in Madeira

Places visited

Itinerary

Day 1Santana

Arrive at any time. Tonight, meet your CEO and fellow travellers at the welcome meeting, then opt to head out for dinner with the group.

Exclusive Inclusions:

Your Welcome Moment Meet Your CEO and Group

Day 2Santana

The Levada do Caldeirão Verde is one of the island's greenest, lushest trails - a beautiful walk any time of the year. Set out for a half-day hike over varied terrain, with panoramic views over São Jorge village and the mountains that surround the valley. Enjoy a picnic by the waterfalls.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 3Santana/Funchal

Summit one of the island's tallest peaks, the Pico do Arieiro. At an altitude of 1,818m, it's the third highest in Madeira. The hike requires some scrambling with steep ascents, but stunning views of the island above the cloud line make every step worth it.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 4Funchal

Hike to the Cabo Girão viewpoint, one of Europe's highest and rightfully a popular destination on the island. Traverse the skywalk, a glass walkway that extends over the edge of the cliffs, looking down straight into the sea. Enjoy stunning views of the southern coast. Later, opt to try Madeira's famous poncha - a drink made with aguardente de cana (distilled sugarcane liqour) that's often sweetened with fruit.

Meals included:

Breakfast | Lunch

Day 5Funchal

Enjoy a full free day. Opt to take a scenic jeep tour, explore the town, or take a cable car up to nearby Monte and take an exhilarating toboggan ride back down to Funchal.

Meals included:

Breakfast

Day 6Funchal

Depart at any time.

Meals included:

Breakfast
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What's Included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Hiking the Levada do Caldeirão Verde, Pico do Arieiro, and Cabo Girão Cliffs and Skywalk

Accommodations

Hotels (5 nts).

Meals

5 breakfasts, 3 lunches
Allow USD160-210 for meals not included.

Transportation

Private vehicle, walking.

Staff & experts

CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout.

Available extras (Add these to your tour when you book)

My Own Room - From $1749.00

If you're travelling solo and would prefer to have your own private room throughout your trip, select this option during the online booking process.

Make it a private tour

Book this tour as a private departure - with your own CEO and all the benefits of a G Adventures group tour - for any group, big or small (even just one traveller).

Hiking in Madeira

| 6 days - Santana to Funchal - from $6544 HKD