Pico do Arieiro - Pico Ruivo

8 hr


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This 7km Challenging walk has a duration of about 3.30 hours and connects two of the highest peaks of Madeira Islands, this is a stunning walk, involves tunnels, and some steep ascents and descents, with fabulous views of the central core of the mountains.

 This Challenging walk connects two of the highest peaks of Madeira Island, Pico Ruivo (1862 m) and Pico do Areeiro (1817 m), crossing part of the Central Mountain.
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Itinerary Details

Without any doubt one of the most interesting mountain hike / walks in madeira . The madeira Challenging walk starts on the 3rd highest Peak Arieiro (1810mts) up to Ruivo Peak (1862mts), the highest on the island of Madeira. With constant ups downs were at each point giving us a different, but, always succulent bit of landscapes.

Just before Ruivo Peak, ancient heather trees that are many hundreds of years and were already there when Zarco landed on the island.

Passing through small tunnels we arrive at Peak Ruivo; After a break, surrounded by an usual landscape we start making our way slowly down to Achada do Teixeira.

Where the madeira walks transport will by waiting; Suitable footwear and waterproofs are also essential at all times of the year.

A Challenging Walk in Madeira you do not want to Miss!

Important Details

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Walking sticks and Rain Coats
  • Professional guide
Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Drinks
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup from All accommodation in Funchal, Canico, or Machico that are not on the list.

8:30 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.