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Ribeiro Frio Walk

This levada walk takes place on the northeast part of the island, through the Laurel forest.

The walk starts at Ribeiro Frio which is also known as the “Cold stream”. This water channel is an important system which is used to irrigate the farmlands of this area.

By walking through this native forest you can observe the local birds commonly found in Madeira.

The walk ends in Portela which is an important vantage point overlooking the villages of Faial and Porto da Cruz.

This full day trip includes 4 hours of walking and includes a picnic lunch.

  • Walk Grade: Moderate
  • Walking Time: 4 hours
  • Distance: 12 km

Hotel pickup is included for Funchal Hotels. If possible this will be from the hotel entrance (if the road does not allow the bus/minibus to pass, pick up from the nearest point to the hotel) .

The tour will end where it began at your hotel

For clients staying at Quinta do Lorde, Calheta Beach and Saccharum or outside Funchal, please note there will be a small supplement (approx. €10 per person) to transfer to Funchal.

Start: approximately between 08h30/09h00 depending on the number of guests and hotels.

End: approximately at 17:00

Duration: approximately 8 hours

Walking time: 4 hours

Transport for the tour will be a minibus

There will be an English speaking guide on the tour

Comfortable clothing (sometimes a raincoat is advisable), adequate footwear, sun cream and a hat are recommended for this excursion.

A picnic lunch is included in the price of the tour.

This tour is not suitable for people with mobility problems.

Please note:

  • The agency reserves the right to cancel the excursions if a minimum of 4 people is not reached.
  • Transport might be changed depending on the number of participants.
  • Excursions might be cancelled or itineraries changed without notice due to weather conditions or other events beyond our control.

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