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Up Mountain Madeira

Address: Estrada da Camacha | São Gonçalo, Funchal, Madeira 9060-311, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 925 964 335
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Ranked #1 of 76 Activities in Funchal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: we love our island and love to show and give you the real Madeira! The Up Mountain Madeira tours started in the beginning of 2012 , taking our visitors as friends that want to see and try Madeira, far away from the tourist crowds and boring, soulless tours and trafic tourist convoys. Our tours are always done by a certified guide, by foot or in an open classic UMM jeep, all done in a very calm safe and relaxed way. we have our shared jeep regular tours, with max 7 persons and also can tailor out your tour,for you and your party, focusing what you love the most, so if you think you got what it's needed, and brave enough to leave your cosy sofa, to really live Madeira, take a ride with us. discover the real traditional places, markets and people. Madeira is famous for its exuberant nature and its fantastic climate, but also for its people hospitality..and we know that Madeira has so much to offer and best is hiking trails, paths and levadas by foot or by jeep.No Crowds, No Rush, small groups, great adventures! we are a certified and bounded tourism animation company by the Portuguese government under license 118/M/2011 and all our activities are covered and insured

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Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My wife and I booked this through our Hotel and although we weren't sure what to expect it is fair to say that our minds were blown away. Our driver and guide, Miguel, was very knowledgeable and easy to get along with. We felt very safe during the entire trip and there were plenty of stops in between to take... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We arrived by cruise ship on November 2, 2014. Nicolau meet us just outside the terminal as promised. We asked for a trip to the mountains as part of our tour and lunch at a traditional Portuguese restaurant. What was delivered was beyond our expectations. Nicolau was very informative and showed us as much as physically possible in the time... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

We had full day tour of the island with UpMountain in an opentop Jeep vehicle. What a wonderful way to see the beauty of Madeira! Our driver, Miguel, was a great guide, and he took us to a local restaurant where we had a great meal. There were six of us on the tour which was a little tight (four... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

This was one of the best days we had in Madeira. We did the East tour with Miguel and had fantastic weather. Miguel is such a great guide, friendly, enthusiastic without being over the top. I echo all the good comments left by others about about the whole trip, the local restaurant we went to was amazing, great food and... More

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Very happy to have spent the 4 hours on this wonderful fun tour around Madeira. Great price which we could have done it longer. Fun drive around the town and island and saw many spectacular natural splendors. With top down and driving through pretty neighborhoods and out to the nuns valley was amazing. The terraced hills and valleys were spectacular... More

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West Midlands, UK
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I tired to book a jeep trip with this company 2 weeks before my holiday, to receive a reply stating that they had received no other bookings for that week (half-term week in England!) and would contact us should they receive a booking. We have not heard from them since. We had a fabulous holiday in Madeira, but didn't manage... More

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NicolauCamara, Gerente at Up Mountain Madeira, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, wich we are so sorry for it, and for you. We are sorry that you don't understand that U.M.M, its a very small company, that our structure is also very small, and we intend to keep it like so. That we don't work with huge groups,or big travel agencies, and allways give our best to... More

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Thank you to Nicolau for a superb jeep safari around Madeira. We booked a half day tour, due to the ships timings, which took us to many of the highlights of Maderia - at a very reasonable 30 euros pp. Nicolau explained the history of the Island and its politics as well as the culture. The tour took us to... More

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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I wanted to book this after seeing the excellent reviews on trip advisor. Emailed from UK, communication with Nicolau was prompt, friendly and helpful. We booked the full-day west tour and were picked up by Miguel. I went with my son and daughter and we were with a two other people. Miguel is a knowledgeable, cheerful, safe driver. The jeep... More

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Although we tried to book a jeep tour with Up-Mountain prior to our departure to Madeira, unfortunately they could not accommodate us. But as luck would have it, Nicolau phoned on our second week asking if we would like a full day tour of the eastern side of the island on the Thursday. So promptly on that morning, Miguel arrived... More

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Having visited Madeira several times we were looking for something different and Up Mountain Madeira provided that. We were influenced by all the positive write-ups on this site and they proved correct. We did the west half day trip, there were four of us on board picked up promptly at 9 by Miguel in the UMM, a Portuguese made 4WD... More

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