Pico do Arieiro Hiking Tour

Pico do Arieiro Hiking Tour

Free cancellation
Language: German , English , French , Portuguese
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 4 hours to 8 hours
Do this because
  • Five-hour trek along the two highest peaks in Madeira
  • Traverse the path between Pico Arieiro and Pico Ruivo
  • 13km difficult route
  • Incredible panoramic views throughout
  • Experience the island's flora and fauna
What to expect

This walk along the two highest peaks in Madeira may be challenging – but the views from the top are well worth the effort. You'll traverse across the central mountain range up Pico de Arieiro and Pico Ruivo to Achada do Teixeira for 13km where you'll be rewarded with never-ending views across the island all the way out to the sea.

You'll start your five-hour Highest Peaks Walk by driving up Pico Arieiro where you'll join your guide who will accompany you all the way. Here you'll all set out along the path that joins the two highest peaks in Madeira ready for the adventure ahead. Along the way you'll be immersed in the flora and fauna the island is famed for including a heather forest and different species of birds.

You'll also come across formidable rock formations and villages that can be seen in the distance, and all the while you'll feel even closer to the sky. The rugged terrain and undulating paths require physical endurance but you'll be surrounded by extraordinary views from the get-go.

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What's included
  • Walking tour
  • Guide
What to remember

Not suitable for guests with reduced mobility. Weather dependent. Food and drinks not included. Recommended you bring a packed lunch (not included). Important to bring shoes with a good grip or walking boots. Be prepared for all weather conditions due to the changeable weather. Wear sunblock and a hat during summer, bring a light jacket during other months. A difficult walk of over 5 hours approximately. Walking distance of 13km

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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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