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Madeira East Tour from Funchal

  • 8-hour tour of eastern Madeira from Funchal
  • Travel between the island's natural landmarks with ease
  • Visit the quaint village of Camacha and ascend to Pico de Areiro, Madeira's third-highest peak
Madeira East Tour from Funchal
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Madeira East Tour from Funchal
From $28.96
Discover the eastern landscapes of Madeira with ease on an 8-hour tour from Funchal, ideal for lovers of natural landscapes. Visit the quaint craft village of Camacha, ascend to Pico de Arieiro, Madeira’s third-highest peak, and admire the famous Laurissilva Forest, which dates back to prehistoric times. Plus, you’ll enjoy lunch in the colorful town of Santana, visit Machico, and admire panoramic views from Ponta de São Lourenço. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Funchal are included.
What to Expect
Your full-day tour begins with pickup from your Funchal hotel at 9am, when you’ll board an air-conditioned vehicle destined for eastern Madeira’s natural highlights.
After stopping in the craft village of Camacha, famous for folk dancing, you’ll ascend to the island’s third-highest mountain, Pico de Arieiro, which affords stunning island views.
The next stop is Ribeiro Frio, the starting point of a famous levada (irrigation channel) walk, where you’ll marvel at trout pools and learn about the prehistoric forest that covers Madeira.
Following lunch (own expense) in the colorful town of Santana, you’ll visit more incredible lookout points such as  Ponta de São Lourenço, and stop off at Machico before drop-off at your Funchal accommodation.
Reviews (56)
1 - 5 of 41 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
What's the weather like today, Jim?

This is not a review of this particular tour but it covers most of the tours to the west, east and up the middle of the island. If the weather is good you will have a terrific day out. Even if the mountain tops are...More

Thank jazzhamster
Reviewed 5 days ago
Great scenery and interesting facts

Had a great day out due to being in the hands of an entertaining guide and blessed with excellent weather. Picked up on time by Nuno and our small group of 10 were taken on a tour via Pico do Arieiro to Santana and around...More

Thank iharg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
The most boring tour me and my partner have ever attended.

This was a waste of 8 hours if you have already done any tours of the island there will be nothing new for you to see. Also on a cloudy day there is no point in going up to the peak being extremely cold and...More

3  Thank MelissaS4309
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
East tour, West tour and half day Sunday market

Highly recommended.... East and West tours by Marco. Sunday market tour by Diego. Both drivers very knowledgeable and safe. Competitively priced and well worth it. Thank you for making our visit so enjoyable..

1  Thank Journey06255596925
Reviewed October 6, 2018
An enjoyable day.

An excellent day trip to see the main sights and impressive scenery on the East of the island. We were picked up on time close to our apartment (we were emailed directions and a map to our pick up point). The minibus was modern and...More

1  Thank Richard J
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