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Pico do Arieiro is a mountain on the island of Madeira, off the coast of Portugal. At 5,965 feet (1,818 meters), it’s the island’s third highest peak and one of its most popular tourist attractions, thanks to incredible views from the summit and challenging hiking trails.

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Sunrise Transfer To Pico Do Arieiro And Hike To Pico Ruivo

Sunrise Transfer To Pico Do Arieiro And Hike To Pico Ruivo

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Budget transfers to enjoy this amazing hike in your own rhythm! Designed for travelers that are looking for freedom! Pick-up and drop-off included in Funchal and Caniço. Is the service a guided tour? No, all our services are transfers. You will have the freedom to enjoy the hike in your own rhythm without having to follow anyone and make stops whenever you want. Is it safe to do the hike without any guide? Yes, it is safe. You must be careful but: 1) There are clear signs all over the trail. 2) Travelers with rented cars do this hike without a guide. 3) You can hike with the other travelers of the transfer. Travel Agent & Tourism Licence: RNAVT N° 9866  Insurance: Allianz
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.94
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$37.94

Sunrise Tour @ Pico Do Areiro | Half Day 4x4 Tour
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Sunrise Tour @ Pico Do Areiro | Half Day 4x4 Tour

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Begin your day watching the sunrise over the clouds and mountains on this early morning adventure from Funchal. Join a small group and head to the summit of Arieiro, Madeira’s third highest peak, to watch the sky change from night to day. After, enjoy a “levada” walk through the lush forests before the crowds set in.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.74
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$51.74

Sunset Tour @ Pico Do Areiro | Half Day 4x4 Tour
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Sunset Tour @ Pico Do Areiro | Half Day 4x4 Tour

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Yet another very special tour! ​ Our number one spot, just as the sunrise tour, is Pico do Areiro, the third highest peak on the island. ​ This is a fantastic opportunity to explore the high peak without the big crowds of the morning and early afternoon tour groups. ​ The peak comes alive at dawn. The colours are something of a dream and even the air is different. Watching the sun set above the clouds is a truly unique experience! ​ There are plan b´s for bad weather, thankfully we have been graced with many epic sunset spots in Madeira. ​ On our way back down into the city we will also be stopping at a viewpoint to see Funchal by night, with all the lights and the moon shining on the ocean. ​ A very romantic and quiet tour, a must do for all photographers!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.74
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Pico Arieiro To Pico Ruivo / Highest Peak Challenge
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Pico Arieiro To Pico Ruivo / Highest Peak Challenge

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This is it! This walk will give you a fuller idea of the real beauty of this island. Rock formations seem to want to reach the sky like endless sculptures. Along the way the views are simply breathtaking. Numerous plants have their habitat here, and it is to see them dress proudly in a multitude of colors in small flowers for all to see. Near Pico Ruivo we pass through the oldest heather forest. These old trees count for hundreds of years already and they already existed when Zarco arrived at the Island. From here to Pico Ruivo (the highest peak on the island) is just a step away - take advantage and dazzle yourself with magnificent views of the island. A fascinating walk through breathtaking landscapes designed for true explorers!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Morning Transfer To Pico Do Arieiro And Hike To Pico Ruivo

Morning Transfer To Pico Do Arieiro And Hike To Pico Ruivo

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Budget transfers to enjoy this amazing hike in your own rhythm! Designed for travelers that are looking for freedom! Pick-up and drop-off included in Funchal and Caniço. Is the service a guided tour? No, all our services are transfers. You will have the freedom to enjoy the hike in your own rhythm without having to follow anyone and make stops whenever you want. Is it safe to do the hike without any guide? Yes, it is safe. You must be careful but: 1) There are clear signs all over the trail. 2) Travelers with rented cars do this hike without a guide. 3) You can hike with the other travelers of the transfer. Travel Agent & Tourism Licence: RNAVT N° 9866 Insurance: Allianz
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.65
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Pico Do Arieiro / Pico Ruivo

Pico Do Arieiro / Pico Ruivo

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With a wonderful view, this trail has the peculiarity of connecting two of the highest peaks of Madeira Island, the Pico Ruivo (1862m) and the Pico do Arieiro (1818m), traveling to that part of the area of the Central Mountain Massif. This course will be quite uneven, so some physical effort will be required. Between some ascents and descents, it is important to arrive at Pico ruivo where you will find a steep ascent along hundreds of steps carved inside the rock and a meticulous descent. This is a suitable trail for lovers of flora and fauna and physical challenges. It is recommended the use of walking stick, suitable footwear, water (2l) and waterproof.
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  • 7 hours
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$40.24
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Madeira East Tour from Funchal

Madeira East Tour from Funchal

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Discover the eastern landscapes of Madeira with ease on an 8-hour tour from Funchal, ideal for lovers of natural landscapes. Ascend to Pico de Arieiro, Madeira’s third-highest peak, and admire the famous Laurissilva Forest, which dates back to prehistoric times. Plus, you’ll enjoy lunch in the colorful town of Santana, visit Machico, and admire panoramic views from Ponta de São Lourenço. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Funchal are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$33.35
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East of Madeira Tour. Full Day
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East of Madeira Tour. Full Day

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One of the most ancient trips the island has to offer, taking you through historic places and imposing landmarks. Mountain and landscape in cultivation! This tour stops in: Pico Arieiro » Ribeiro Frio » Guindaste # Santana » Porto da Cruz » Ponta de São Lourenço » Pico do Facho Free pickup in any hotel/accomodation from Câmara de Lobos > Funchal > Caniço. Attention: Rest of the island Ribeira Brava,Ponta do Sol, Machico,Porto da Cruz, Calheta, Prazeres, Ponta do Pargo, Porto Moniz, São Vicente, Ponta Delgada, Santana,, pickup 10€ per person for the deslocation.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full Day Jeep Safari East - Pico do Areeiro - Santana - Ponta de são Lourenço
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Full Day Jeep Safari East - Pico do Areeiro - Santana - Ponta de são Lourenço

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Experience Funchal’s rich culture and natural environment on this all-day off-road adventure. After a convenient hotel pickup, hop in a 4x4 and explore the island’s pristine corners with a local guide. Stop for souvenirs in Santana, visit Madiera’s first capital city, and marvel at picturesque views of the Red Cliffs—all on one affordable, family-friendly tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.08
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A-Framed Houses East Tour

A-Framed Houses East Tour

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East Madeira is known for its stunning A-Framed houses in Camacha. This day tour is perfect for travelers with limited time in Madeira as you’ll see many highlights in one tour. Get access to incredible Pico Arieiro views, see the UNESCO World Heritage site Laurissilva Forest, and Ponta de São Lourenço. Traveling with a guide means you won’t get lost, and you’ll learn about Madeira as you explore its attractions.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Arieiro Peak, Nun´s Valley & Santo da Serra in 4x4 Half day Tour

Arieiro Peak, Nun´s Valley & Santo da Serra in 4x4 Half day Tour

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Famed for its splintering mountains and rugged coastlines, Madeira is a mecca for outdoor adventurers. See some of the island’s most spectacular scenery on a 4-hour jeep tour from Funchal, including convenient hotel pickup and drop-off. Absorb panoramic views of Funchal from Pico dos Barcelos Viewpoint, visit the famous Valley of the Nuns (Curral das Freiras), and Pico do Arieiro, the island’s third-highest peak.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Full-day Walking Experience in Pico do Arieiro
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Full-day Walking Experience in Pico do Arieiro

Our local and qualified staff has a passion for nature and will transmit the best information about the history, Fauna and Flora of the Island. Our mission is to innovate, ensure excellence and being environmental friendly. We are a company that you can trust with a touch of originality, creativity and great mood. Come, walk with us and be delighted with the best that Madeira has to offer, a truly unforgettable experience!
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$42.54
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PR1 Sunrise on Pico do Areeiro - Pico Ruivo guided small group Hike

PR1 Sunrise on Pico do Areeiro - Pico Ruivo guided small group Hike

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On this amazing sunrise tour, it is a small group guided walk, Maximum 8 travellers, an amazing experience to see the day starting on the more amazing sunrise spots, often above the clouds. Beating away the big groups, we will have the mountain to ourselves
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.08
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Old Forest Jeep Tour 4x4
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Old Forest Jeep Tour 4x4

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Head beyond Funchal city limits, and explore some of Madeira’s most dramatic scenery, on this full-day Jeep tour. Depart from your hotel, and travel with just a small group for company. You’ll head to the Pico do Arieiro (Madeira’s third-highest peak), will explore the island’s UNESCO-listed Laurissilva Forest, will tour the Village de Santana (known for its traditional straw dwellings), enjoy seaside views from the Ponta de São Lourenço, and more.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$51.74
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 Magnificent East Tour

 Magnificent East Tour

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While Madeira's western half features more natural landmarks, the eastern part is more cultural. Take a small-group tour from Funchal and discover several landmarks including the wicker factory in Camacha, the colorful village of Santana, several viewpoints, and the Arieiro summit. While you explore, learn about the village traditions and history of Madeira from your tour guide.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.50
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Discover The East - Madeira Island

Discover The East - Madeira Island

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Departure from the hotel at 9:00 am towards the parish of Camacha to observe the wicker factory and all its process. Afterwards, climb to Pico do Areeiro at 1818m, where you can observe the beautiful mountains and surrounding valleys and even the parish of Curral das nuntas, deep in one of the great valleys. Descent to Ribeiro Frio, where there is a nursery of trout that later are dropped in the brook. A visit to the center of Santana is followed to observe the typical triangular houses with thatched roof, followed by another stop in Faial. Returning to Funchal, you will have two more stops, at the belvedere of Ponta de São Lourenço and Machico. Return to the hotel by 5:00 p.m.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full Day - Madeira East

Full Day - Madeira East

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Departure from the hotel at 9:00 am towards the parish of Camacha to observe the wicker factory and all its process. Afterwards, climb to Pico do Areeiro at 1818m, where you can observe the beautiful mountains and surrounding valleys and even the parish of Curral das nuntas, deep in one of the great valleys. Descent to Ribeiro Frio, where there is a nursery of trout that later are dropped in the brook. A visit to the center of Santana is followed to observe the typical triangular houses with thatched roof, followed by another stop in Faial. Returning to Funchal, you will have two more stops, at the belvedere of Ponta de São Lourenço and Machico. Return to the hotel by 5:00 p.m.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Around The Island By Jeep - Two Days Adventure From 9am to 5pm (each Day)

Around The Island By Jeep - Two Days Adventure From 9am to 5pm (each Day)

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Get to know the island of Madeira through a Jeep tour. Fantastic places and some of them just accessible by car all terrain. Without a doubt one of the best tours available. It's really worth it.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$126.48
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Pico Arieiro

Pico Arieiro "FlowerEAST" Santana Full Day 4x4 Safari Small Group Tour

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Explore the wild and rural side of East Madeira by going on an exhilarating 4x4 tour. You won’t have to worry about your trip being overcrowded as you’ll be traveling in a small group. Visit off-road sites that would be hard to reach alone such as Pico do Arieiro. You’ll see incredible landscapes, learn about local flora and fauna, and see traditional houses in Santana. A guide will enhance your tour with fascinating stories about the island along the way.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.08
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Private Full Day 4X4 Tour: East or West

Private Full Day 4X4 Tour: East or West

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During your Madeira vacation, take control of your sightseeing itinerary on a private, custom 7-hour tour from Funchal. Depending on your preferences, you’ll explore the east or west side of the island in a 4x4 vehicle while receiving undivided attention from a private guide. If you choose to explore the east, you’ll visit Pico do Arieiro, Santo da Serra, and Santana, famed for its triangular houses. Opt for the west side to marvel at the vineyards of  São Vicente and the panoramic views from Cabo Girão, Europe’s highest sea cliff. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$402.44
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Madeira Peaks - Open 4X4 Full-Day Tour

Madeira Peaks - Open 4X4 Full-Day Tour

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The island of Madeira is renowned for rugged mountains whose summits shoot into the sky. Ascend to the island’s best viewpoints on a 8-hour 4x4 tour from Funchal, ideal for lovers of nature and the outdoors. In an open-top 4x4, you’ll conquer rugged, off-road routes and absorb views of natural landmarks such as Eagle’s Rock and Ribeiro Frio , the island’s third-highest peak. Plus, you’ll visit a sugar cane factory in Porto da Cruz. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$56.62
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Arieiro Peak, Santana

Arieiro Peak, Santana "Biosphere Reserve" & more..Full day Tour in Open Roof 4x4

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Journey to the lesser-seen side of Portugal on this off the beaten track Jeep tour from Funchal. See Santana, a renowned UNESCO biosphere reserve, where you can explore traditional houses. If you choose, you can select an option to go trout fishing for your lunch. Enjoy a convenient pickup at your hotel.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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East of Madeira | Full Day 4x4 Tour

East of Madeira | Full Day 4x4 Tour

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Experience the spectacular natural scenery, delicious cuisine, and traditional villages of Madeira’s east coast on this full-day tour. Traveling by 4WD, venture off-road and escape the crowds as you drive the Pico do Areiro mountain roads, stop in villages such as Ribeiro Frio and Faial, and visit a traditional A-frame house in Santana. Along the way, enjoy lunch (own expense) at a local restaurant, optional tastings of Madeira wine or Porto Da Cruz rum, and a visit to a poncho bar.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.24
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Private Tour | Full Day 4x4 Tour
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Private Tour | Full Day 4x4 Tour

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With dense forests, sweeping beaches, and spectacular natural scenery, Madeira is widely considered the jewel in Portugal’s crown—but the rugged terrain can make exploring a challenge. On this flexible private tour, step off the tourist trail and explore Madeira’s wilderness at your own pace. With your guide at the wheel of your powerful 4x4 vehicle, reach corners of Madeira many visitors miss.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$270.21
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Pico do Arieiro can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Pico do Arieiro costs USD 28.75. Guided Pico do Arieiro tours start around USD 28.75 per person.
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