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Northwestern Madeira: Full–Day 4x4 Tour

Product ID: 129015
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Explore the northwest of Madeira in an open-top 4x4 vehicle. See volcanic lava pools, rural villages, UNESCO–listed forest, waterfalls and more.
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Duration 8 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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Spanish, English, French, German, Portuguese

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  • Discover northwestern Madeira in an open-top 4x4 vehicle
  • Enjoy a short walk along a levada, or water channel
  • Visit volcanic lava pools and black sand beaches
Full description
Enjoy the best views possible on a unique, open-top 4x4 tour through northwestern Madeira. Departing Funchal on this 8-hour trip, the first stop is Serra de Água, a village located in the scenic countryside.

Travel along old trails, cobblestone roads and forestry roads up to 1,500 meters above sea level at the Paul da Serra plateau. Pass the Laurissilva forest and enjoy a short walk along a levada, or water channel.

Head down to Porto Moniz to enjoy the warmth of the volcanic lava pools, or the volcanic black sandy beach. In the afternoon, take in amazing views of the area’s cliffs and waterfalls.
  • Bottle of water
  • Local taxes
  • Photos from the tour
What’s Not Included
  • Optional lunch (€12 per person)
  • Pick–up at the cruise dock (€5 per person)
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems

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What to bring
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• Pick–up at hotels and guest houses outside Funchal city will be charged as follows: €5 per person at the cruise dock or harbor; €5 per person in São Vicente, Machico, Santa Cruz, Ponta do Sol, Calheta, Ribeira Brava and Campanário; and €10 per person in Caniçal, Porto Moniz, Santo da Serra and Ponta Delgada

From £42.67 per person

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