The subtropical island of Madeira, a piece of Portugal far out in the Atlantic Ocean, offers dramatic scenery, black sand beaches, volcanic craters and gushing mountain streams.  Hiking along the levada irrigation channels is a unique experience, allowing you to access the rugged interior.
The subtropical island of Madeira, a piece of Portugal far out in the Atlantic Ocean, offers dramatic scenery, black sand beaches, volcanic craters and gushing mountain streams.  Hiking along the levada irrigation channels is a unique experience, allowing you to access the rugged interior.
Portugal

Trails of Madeira

Small Group Holiday

8

CA$

days from

1345

The subtropical island of Madeira, a piece of Portugal far out in the Atlantic Ocean, offers dramatic scenery, black sand beaches, volcanic craters and gushing mountain streams. Hiking along the levada irrigation channels is a unique experience, allowing you to access the rugged interior.

Activity / Theme

Country

Hiking

Portugal

Comfort Level

Physical Rating

Moderate

Moderate

Transportation

Private minivan and public bus

Accommodation

Hotels and pensions with en suite facilities

Months of Operation

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Adventure Coordinators Insider Tip:

While temperatures are plesant year-round, April through September offer the best weather to hike in Madeira.  April and May see lots of wildflowers and lush vegetation.

Itinerary

DAY 1 Start Machico
DAY 2 Walk along Ponta de Sao Lourenco
DAY 3 Hike the north coast path to Porto da Cruz
DAY 4 Walk Levada do Caldeirao Verde to Ilha
DAY 5 Sunrise and climb Pico Ruivo; descend to Encumeada
DAY 6 High level walk through forest to Corticeiras, bus to Funchal
DAY 7 Free day for personal explorations
DAY 8 End Funchal

Inclusions

All breakfasts
All accommodation
All transport and listed activities
Tour leader throughout

Sample tour.  Itinerary, accommodation, transportation, inclusions and prices are correct at the time of publication but may change without prior notice.  Please inquire.

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