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Madeira Explorers, Funchal

(4.1/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
Explore the rugged countryside and crisscrossing trails of a wild Portuguese island with Madeira Explorers, a tour company utilizing the region's historical network of canals. Originally constructed for farm irrigation, the levadas and their corresponding maintenance routes stretch for more than 2,500 km (1,553 mi) around Madeira. Join in on one of the leisure walks, each focusing on a different region or series of sites of the island. You'll find that they are designed for different levels of experience and capability, so you can embark on anything from a full-day hike to an easy stroll. Seize the chance to see some of the local flora and fauna, as well as the multitude of gardens, beaches, and ocean views. Though the company can provide backpacks and walking sticks, be sure to bring your own comfortable hiking boots or other sturdy footwear. Plan to visit Madeira Explorers and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Funchal attractions using our Funchal vacation generator.
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  • On time retrieved (and back) to the hotel, a guide who speaks good English and French, led us along the short, for noon, levada walk (7, 5 km). Good explanation, takes into account the group i.e. that he on ' laggards ' guard. Very satisfied!
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  • We booked the Pico de Arieiro to Pico Ruivo walk through our TUI rep at the hotel and paid the standard price for a full day walk - £37. We were picked up from our hotel by a mini bus just after 9am a...  more »
  • Have used Madeira Explorers for 3 walks. Today I did the 25 fountains (waterfalls) walk. Picked up from my timeshare. Good safe driver. Stopped for coffee and comfort break half an hour before walk st...  more »