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Madeira: Private Levada Fajã dos Rodrigues Walk

Product ID: 378994
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Hike along a section of the Levada Fajã dos Rodrigues trail which features tunnels, waterfalls, lagoon, and spectacular local flora. Admire panoramic views over the valley of São Vicente and listen out for the beautiful songs of native bird species.
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Duration: 4 hours
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Your hotel in Calheta, Ponta do Sol, Ribeira Brava.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Walk along the a beautiful natural green trail in the Laurissilva Forest
  • Take in the amazing views of the forest and surrounding landscape
  • See local birds, viewpoints, fauna, waterfalls, and tunnels
  • Enjoy the intimacy of a private tour
Full description
Begin the tour with pickup from your hotel in Madeira, then set off for the starting point of the walk. The Levada Fajã dos Rodrigues is a 3.9 km trail that boasts indescribable views and exotic local plants and flowers.

As you begin the hike, keep your eyes peeled for local wildlife including listening out for the melodious song of the chaffinch or the little firecrest. Admire incredible panoramic views over the valley of São Vicente. The trail contains some tunnels, so do not forget to bring a flashlight and protect your head with a cap or hat.

Finally, arrive at the beginning of the Levada Fajã which has splendid views of the waterfalls and lagoons. Enjoy the refreshing spray from these gushing shoots of water and soak up the serene and tranquil setting. Finally, return to the vehicle and get dropped off back at your hotel where the tour concludes.
Includes
  • Driver/local guide
  • Private pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation by private vehicle
  • Wi-Fi onboard
  • Flashlight (when applicable)
  • Insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Clothing
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

From Funchal Cruise Ship Port, Gare Marítima do Porto do Funchal, 9004-518 Funchal, Portugal. Your guides will pick you up outside on the pier next to your cruise ship.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Rain gear
  • Comfortable clothes
Not allowed
  • Unaccompanied minors
Know before you go
• Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level to partake in this tour
• Children must be accompanied by an adult
• The tour ranges in altitude from 634-655 meters
• The tour begins and ends in Ginjas covering a distance of 8.1 kilometers
• You are responsible for all your clothing for the activities

From US$ 78.04 per person