Madeira Great Walks — Self-Guided Tour

  • 8 days (7 nights)
Difficulty
Moderate
Comfort
Upscale
Premium
Group size
up to 12 tourists
from US$ 1 215
per tourist for 8 days
Tour starts
Lisbon

Overview

Hiking tour to paradise in the heart of Atlantic will give you unforgettable emotions! Explore the island of Madeira with its bizarre rock formations and deep gorges.

Do not miss the chance to admire picturesque sceneries and natural sights, such as the natural pools of Porto Moniz and the Laurissilva Forest (both UNESCO Natural World Heritage sites). The pearl of Atlantic is awaiting for adventure and hiking lovers!

Admire the beauty of island
Walk through landscapes with wonderful sensations and wide variety of endemic species, see impressive waterfalls and mountains
Have a rest on the coast
Enjoy the time near the ocean and use all its opportunities on the unique black sand beaches
Learn the local lifestyle
Explore the land filled with terraced farm plots held in place by stone walls

Route details

Day 1
Welcome to Madeira

Our guide will pick you up at the airport and drive you to your hotel in Ponta do Sol. Once there, you can spend some time at the swimming pool, take a nap, or relax with a beautiful mountainous view.

Transfer from Funchal: 00:55 h.

Day 2
Hike Levada do Moinho - Ponta do Sol
Day 3
Hike Rabaçal and 25 Fontes
Day 4
Hike from Jardim do Mar to Paúl do Mar
Day 5
Hike from Paúl da Serra to Fanal
Day 6
Hike Levada do Moinho - Porto Moniz
Day 7
Visit Cape Girão and Funchal
Day 8
Transfer to Funchal Airport
Difficulty
Moderate
Tour provider's comments

Leisure tours will suit those who have some experience and average fitness through regular exercise. You can find some hills, possible short gradients of low percents (3 to 4 hours per day).

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Accommodation

Comfort
Upscale
Premium
Hotel
7 nights

We will stay in hotels for 7 nights in standard double / twin room.

Price per person per tour:

DatesAccommodation in double/twin roomSingle supplement

Low season:

  • 04 Jan - 24 Feb
  • 29 Oct - 15 Dec
€1 130€460

Medium season:

  • 25 Feb - 02 Apr
  • 10 Apr - 26 May
€1 300€490

High season:

  • 27 May - 28 Oct
€1 350€500
2 nights
Estalagem da Ponta do Sol Hotel
2 nights
Savoy Saccharum Hotel
2 nights
Aqua Natura Bay Hotel
1 night
Castanheiro Boutique Hotel

Tour conditions

Included

  • personalized assistance throughout the booking;
  • pre-departure Information Pack (checklist, general travel information);
  • tour Information (description of daily stages and profiles);
  • liability and personal accident insurance;
  • 7 Nights in standard double / twin room (if any accommodation isn’t available, we will propose an alternative solution);
  • breakfast daily;
  • private bathroom in all accommodations;
  • transfer on the day of arrival from Funchal Airport to the first hotel;
  • transfer from the last hotel to Funchal Airport;
  • transfers during the tour as mentioned in the daily description;
  • luggage transfers from hotel to hotel;
  • welcome briefing in English;
  • Digital Information Book delivered before the tour;
  • Smartphone App and GPS Tracks;
  • Local Support Number (free to call us 24h/day).

Payable separately

  • GPS Device (Garmin Oregon);
  • Extra Days and Nights (add them along the way);
  • different arrival and departure transfers.

Travel recommendations

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It's important to know

What kind of surface is there on the tour route?

Hiking trails and Levadas (water irrigation channels).

What is daily distance in the tour?
Cancellation of booking