Guided Walks – Madeira

Madeira Guided Walking Tours

Guided Levada Walks

If you have made your own hotel arrangements in Madeira but would still like to do some walking then we have a wonderful weekly programme that can take you to all parts of the island. We work with a local agent and will collect you from your hotel and return you there at the end of the walk.

 

The price is per person and includes:

  • Experienced local guide
  • Transfer to and from your hotel in by minibus
  • Public liability insurance

Monday • Ribeira Frio / Portela

A fabulous walk through the natural vegetation with fantastic view over the gorges and valleys with the Penha D’Aguia in the background. The whole area is surrounded by Laurissilva Madeira’s primitive forest.

Moderate walking • 10 km • 4:00 hours Cost: 32.50€

Tuesday • Queimadas / Caldeirão Verde

A very special walk along one of Madeiras oldest levadas where you can feel the nature while surrounded by Laurissilva vegetation. There are beautiful landscapes of valleys, small craters, waterfalls, sea and mountains to admire and photo.

Moderate walking • 12 km • 5:00 hours Cost: 32.50€

Wednesday • Mimosa valley

A relaxing walk along the Levada da Canical starting close to Machico where you have great views along the valley and in spring there is the added beauty of the mimosa trees in full bloom.

Easy walking • 8 km • 2:30 hours Cost: 22.50€

Thursday & Saturday • Rabaçal / 25 Fontes

Full day levada walk deep in the heart of the island with fascinating landscapes incorporating tremendous valleys, spectacular waterfalls and infinite laurel and header forest with beautiful springs (after heavy rain there are 25 ‘singing’ waterfalls).

Moderate walking • 9 km • 4:00 hours Cost: 32.50€

Friday • Pico do Arieiro – Pico Ruivo

Almost to the top, this fantastic mountain walk with its interesting mountain climbs will reward you with some of the best views on the island.

Difficult walking • 10 km • 4.00 hours Cost: 32.50€

Sunday • Boa Morte – Quinta Grande

Through forests of pine and blue gum trees, passing tiny terraced fields along the Levada do Norte awash with flowers and always accompanied by the Atlantic Ocean.

Easy walking • 8 km • 3.00 hours Cost: 22.50€

Walk packages

2 Full day walks and 1 half day = 77,50€

3 Full day walks = 87,50€

This means you will save 10 euro on either package – enough for a bottle of wine with dinner!

GENERAL NOTES

Excursions may be cancelled due to weather conditions or events beyond our control. A credit for an alternative excursion or a full refund will be given in such cases. No refund can be given for cancellations made by yourselves within 24 hours of departure of excursion.

EQUIPMENT

Mountain shoes or sport shoes with a good grip, rainwear, jumper or light jacket. Sun protection lotion, hat or a cap.

To book please e-mail us: portugalwalks@gmail.com