Ribeira Da Janela
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Northwest Madeira: Open Top 4x4 Tour

1. Northwest Madeira: Open Top 4x4 Tour

Get off the beaten track in an open top 4x4 vehicle driven by an experienced guide. Explore the rugged Northwestern side of Madeira and learn about local traditions, culture, and history while encountering the natural wonders of the area. Taste local food and drinks like poncha and swim in the natural seaside, volcanic lava pools at Porto Moniz or Seixal. Go for an easy 15 minute walk along a levada and learn about the unique aqueduct system that continues to supply the island with water and energy today. Explore a small segment of a vast levada network stretching over 2,000 km and admire the beautiful views of the countryside these canal walkways provide. Check out the fauna and flora in Fanal Forest, including the native Ocotea foetens trees, some of which are over 500 years old. This tour passes through Serra d'Água, Ginjas, Estanquinhos, Paúl da Serra, Fanal, Ribeira da Janela, Porto Moniz, Seixal, and São Vicente.

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Rabaçal: Hiking Tour

2. Rabaçal: Hiking Tour

Your tour begins with a convenient pick up service from your hotel, provided by the local partner. Your driver will take you to the starting point at the Rabaçal car park where you will meet your friendly guide. From here, set-off on your adventure by walking by the Levada do Alecrim. Following the trail, you will then visit the breathtaking Lagoa do Vento, before reaching the Casa do Rabaçal. At this stage, it will be possible to take a break and enjoy a snack. Following this visit, you will hike the Levada das 25 fontes, which will transport you to the heart of the Laurissilva forest. Throughout your experience, you'll have the opportunity to observe the endemic flora of Madeira, such as the species of the Laurissilva Forest and local fauna, which is mainly composed of bird species. The tour ends at the car park, where you will begin your journey back to your accommodation.

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Madeira: Private Tour of Fanal Forest

3. Madeira: Private Tour of Fanal Forest

Start with pickup from your hotel and travel along a scenic route through the Fanal Forest of Madeira. Stop at various points of interest and beautiful viewpoints with your expert driver/guide. Then, stop for a walk through the ancient trees such as the notable centenary Tis Trees (Ocotea foetens). Learn about the fascinating natural history of the area. Discover the Laurissilva Forest, which has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since December 1999.

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Madeira: Private Levada da Rocha Vermelha Walk

4. Madeira: Private Levada da Rocha Vermelha Walk

The trail of Levada da Rocha Vermelha begins in Calheta, passing just below the Levada das 25 Fontes. The trail provides its visitors with a pleasant walk, ideal for spending a day in contact with the fantastic nature of Madeira Island. Throughout the journey, appreciate several species of typical flora and fauna of the island. As you travel, your guide points out local highlights which include the Chaffinch, the Heathers, and Uveira. A little further on, encounter an area with some ponds and small waterfalls. Spend some time enjoying the area, taking some photographs in this magnificent and pure environment. Following the levada to the left, enjoy a few more kilometers full of natural beauty and landscapes. As you arrive to the end of the path, take a break and relax to regain your energy for the return journey.

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What people are saying about Ribeira Da Janela

The tour with Gerhard was great. You have the feeling that you are out with friends, because he takes great care of each individual and special requests. The stops were well chosen and you can see a lot of Madeira in an adventurous way

We had a very nice day with our guide through the Fanal forest. He said a lot about Madeira. During the tour he took a large number of photos and then sent them to us.

The day couldn't have been better - a special thank's to our driver and guide Hugo, for all that extra that made our day perfect

Was a great day. The guide was very pleasant and showed us a lot and explained. I can only recommend this tour.