Private tour

Madeira: Sunrise Pico Arieiro to Ruivo Private Guided Hike

Activity provider: Pearl of the Atlantic

Madeira: Sunrise Pico Arieiro to Ruivo Private Guided Hike

Activity provider: Pearl of the Atlantic

From US$ 130.09 per person

Hike the highest mountains in Madeira and watch the sunrise over the beautiful landscape.

About this activity

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Portuguese
Pickup optional
We pick you up everywhere in Calheta, Ponta do Sol, Ribeira Brava. All Hotels, Apartments,Inns, Local accommodation.
Private group


  • Hike the highest mountains of Madeira and admire beautiful views
  • Enjoy the intimacy of a private tour with convenient transfers
  • View the Sunrise from the top of the mountains
Full description

You will be picked up from your accommodation in Madeira and transferred to Pico Arieiro, where you will begin the guided walking tour of the mountains with your private guide. The hike ends in Achadas Teixeira and along the way you will be able to visit the highest peaks of Madeira: Pico do Areeiro, Pico das Torres and Pico Ruivo. As the tour begins early, you will be able to watch the sunrise from Pico Areeiro. Along the way you can enjoy the wonderful landscapes composed of formidable rock formations, quaint villages, clear sky and rich fauna and flora. All of which your expert guide will be able to tell you about.

  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel/Port/Apartment pickup and drop-off
  • Free WIFI onboard transfer vehicle
  • Flashlight (when applicable)
  • Insurance
  • Food and Drinks
  • Clothing
Not suitable for
  • Children under 10 years
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
  • People afraid of heights
  • People with vertigo
  • People with altitude sickness
  • People with low level of fitness
  • People over 70 years
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
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

We will pick you up at Funchal Cruise Ship Port 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
  • Sun hat
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Rain gear
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
  • Outdoor clothing
  • Sportswear
  • Hiking pants
  • Closed-toe shoes

Not allowed

  • High-heeled shoes
  • Sandals or flip flops
  • Smoking in the vehicle
  • Drinks in the vehicle
  • Food in the vehicle
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Open-toed shoes
  • Unaccompanied minors
  • Slippers
  • Electric wheelchairs
  • Alcoholic drinks in the vehicle
  • Food and drinks in the vehicle

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 1818-1861 meters
  • The tour begins in Pico Areeiro and ends in Achadas Teixeira covering a distance of 10 kilometers
  • Please note that you are responsible for your all your clothing for the activities
  • There is an optional lunch available after the walk for a fee

Product ID: 385774