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Walking in Madeira - Exodus Travels
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Walking in Madeira

From Machico to Funchal
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
Max group size:
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Age range:
16 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33577
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Itinerary

Start in Machico and end in Funchal! With the Hiking & Trekking tour Walking in Madeira, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Machico, Portugal and 4 other destinations in Portugal. Walking in Madeira includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Machico.
  2. Day 2: Walk along Ponta de Sao Lourenco, where rocks contrast with the blue of the ocean.
  3. Day 3: Spectacular walk along the north coast path to the fishing village of Porto da Cruz.
  4. Day 4: Transfer to Queimadas; walk along Levada do Caldeirao Verde to the remote village of Ilha.
  5. Day 5: Early departure for sunrise at Achada do Teixeira; ascend the island's highest mountain, Pico Ruivo; follow a stone staircase down to Encumeada; transfer to Funchal.
  6. Day 6: Walk a section of the Levada do Norte from Eira do Mourao to Cabo Girao.
  7. Day 7: Free day to visit the bustling 'Mercado dos Lavradores' (workers' market), Sé Cathedral or for wine tasting in Madeira's Wine Lodge.
  8. Day 8: End Funchal.
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  • Walking in Madeira reviewer 1
    · October 14th, 2019
    Beautiful island, interesting walking and good meals. Great company and caring guiding.
    Trip date: October 2019
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    · October 8th, 2013
    Excellent walks with a very good, knowledgeable guide (Andrea). Good quality hotels. Nice to have final day to myself in Funchal. Need a good head for heights!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The long walk across the mountains from... Show more
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    · April 21st, 2013
    A lovely, relaxing holiday with a variety of walks in beautiful and varied countryside.  Andre, our guide, enthused us with his knowledge of the flora, fauna and history of his beloved Madeira.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?So many,... Show more
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    · April 17th, 2013
    We enjoyed long hikes and beautiful scenery.  It was especially nice because each hike went to a location that was completely different from the other hikes.  Our guide was knowledgeable and attentive.  The people of Madeira were warm and friendly.What... Show more
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    · April 17th, 2013
    Fantastic holiday – we did 5 walks that were all between 8-16km (with one day off in beautiful Funchal), and these are, IMO correctly graded as "Moderate". They which were challenging enough so you’d feel sufficiently tired and like you’ve... Show more
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    · April 17th, 2013
    Fantastic holiday
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    · January 5th, 2013
    A lovely holiday with a great group of people. The guide was very enthusiastic, clearly loved his job and made us all laugh! The views were amazing and the daily walking always enjoyable, we were all tired at the end of the day but that didn't stop us... Show more
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    · November 9th, 2012
    An excellent walking holiday, a variety of walks in varied stunning scenery with a knowledgeable and enthusiastic gude and a very friendly groupWhat was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The walk along the Ponta de San Lourenco was spectacular,... Show more
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    · April 17th, 2012
    Had a fantastic trip. Very well organised. Excellent company (8 in our group). Transferred with the luggage to Funchal - Andre arranged it all with no problems.Visited Monte garden and Botanic garden by cable car.
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    · April 16th, 2012
    A very enjoyable holiday, well managed and executed.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The high mountain walks with fantastic views.Walking the Levadas.Exploring Funchal.What did you think of your group leader?Our leader was very... Show more
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Walking in Madeira
From Machico to Funchal
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