Guided tour

Funchal: Rising Sun

Funchal: Rising Sun

From US$ 34.60 per person

Come and spend time under the statue of Christ-King. Walk the trails, take in the immensity of handmade terraces. Note the contrast between the beauty of the scenery and the harshness of the daily life, are going to transport you in to another place.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish
Pickup included
Pick-up Funchal / Caniço, is included. Pick-up for an extra €5.00 per person from: Santo da Serra, Machico, Santa Cruz, Camacha, Jardim da Serra, Ponta do Sol, Calheta, or the Cruise Dock of Funchal Pick-up in for an extra €10.00 per person from: Caniçal, Porto da Cruz, Santana, Ponta Delgada, Porto Moniz, Ponta do Pargo, Prazeres


  • Look out from the Christ-King viewpoint
  • Enjoy the 4x4 ride through the area with an open top roof
  • Admire the wild landscapes
  • Compare the terraces, old villages with the wild forest
  • See the Madeira Native forest
Full description
The wild natural beauty will simply blow you away. This tour starts off with a pick-up from your hotel in Funchal and the first stop will be in Garajau. Here you will witness a magnificent view, and the Statue of Christ-King at Garajau, raised to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Spend time thinking over the religious importance reflected in a large statue.  Explore the trails and old roads of Santa Cruz, the immensity of handmade terraces. Enjoy the ride in an open top 4x4 wheel vehicle, giving you the best sights during the drive. See how the wild environment compares to the local lifestyle. Get local insights from your guide. Learn about the lifestyle supported by a unique city. This is a four hour guided tour, you will be returned to your pick-up point when the tour is finished.
  • Local taxes
  • Local guide/driver
  • Bottle of water
  • 4x4 vehicle
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Pick-up outside of Funchal and Caniço area has a extra pick-up fee
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera

Know before you go

  • Pick–up from hotels and guest houses outside of Funchal city will be charged with additional prices:
  • €5.00 per person: the Cruise Dock in Funchal
  • €5.00 per person: Santo da Serra, Machico, Santa Cruz, Camacha, Jardim da Serra, Ponta do Sol, Calheta
  • €10.00 per person: Caniçal, Porto da Cruz, Santana, São Vicente, Ponta Delgada, Prazeres
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Miguel était un guide sympathique et attentionné. Visite détonnante tout en restant très agréable grâce à notre guide.

August 9, 2022


Product ID: 128145