Be amazed by the beauty of Madeira island with this Half-day Sunrise Tour! Your tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and drive you uphill to the summit of Pico do Arieiro from where you’ll see the sun rising through the clouds and feel as if you reached the top of the world. You’ll also visit the summit of Pico Ruivo, the highest mountain in Madeira. You’ll experience a mountain walk inside the Laurissilva forest, visiting the most incredible places from where you’ll enjoy the most beautiful views.
On your way back to the hotel you’ll stop at the village of Santana to visit its famous reed roofs houses.
Have your most memorable day in Madeira, with us!
Our tours are always private (just you and our guide/driver).
The tour highlights recommend some places to visit, however, there are others that may interest you, so we list some of them on ‘optional visits and experiences’.
Our main goal is to provide you an unforgettable day therefore we have the flexibility to customize the itinerary according to your preferences and tour length.
Our local guide will pick you up at your hotel, airport, cruise terminal or other meeting points.
Our tours are escorted by very experienced expert guides, all of whom work with us full time. With excellent English, permission to skip lines and expertise that came from real-life experience and on-the-ground knowledge, they are the key to accessing hidden gems and experiencing the true authenticity of our culture. Our guides are non-smoking.
Pico do Arieiro it’s one of the highest peaks in Madeira, with 5,965ft above sea level. Due to be the starting point of the most popular scenic mountain walk in Madeira it’s a place that you cannot miss.
It’s Madeira’s highest point, with 5,965ft above sea level and the most popular spot in the island. The walk is done in steep and narrow paths that will give you the feeling that you are walking on clouds.
This walk is called ‘A path for all’ and it truly is. An unforgettable walk full of natural treasures for everyone regardless of their age. In addition to being short, the path is wide and protected, ideal for families with kids, providing a direct contact with nature. The walk starts at Pico das Pedras ending at Queimadas park, where you can relax, have a picnic or, for the more adventurous, continue the walk to Caldeirão Verde.
The Laurissilva of Madeira, within the (Madeira Natural Park) conserves at least 76 types of native plants as well as the largest surviving area of primary laurel forest, a vegetation type that is now confined to the Azores, Madeira and the Canary Islands. It’s classified by UNESCO as a Natural World Heritage site due to its outstanding universal value.
Santana is a village in the northern part of Madeira, which is famous for the triangular shape houses with roofs made from reed and bright colors. These unique houses were used by the first Portuguese immigrants, in the 16th century becoming a tradition over the years.
Vereda do Arieiro is Madeira’s most celebrated mountain walk that links Pico do Arieiro to the island’s highest mountain, Pico Ruivo.
This hike is demanding and for experienced hikers. It can take about five hours if you decide to do the roundtrip, or three hours if you decide to end at Pico Ruivo.
It’s not suitable for anyone with mobility difficulties, vertigo, or heart /respiratory problems. You will need good sturdy footwear, a picnic, plenty to drink, sun protection, a waterproof jacket and be prepared to see the most beautiful views of your life.
Madeira has over 860 miles of levadas; a network of water channels made by man to deliver water across the whole island range. Today you can enjoy walking along the Levadas and feel in contact with nature.
Truly one of the most unique hikes you’ll ever do.
The Caldeirão Verde walk is one of the most breath taking Levadas in Madeira. This trail ends with a beautiful 200-meter-high waterfall.
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Visit the most popular sites and go for a traditional sled ride
Learn why Madeira's wines are so special. Visit São Vicente caves, a local winery, have a wine tasting and much more.
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