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Challenging, but very enjoyable walk

Visited the Walking with Emanuel office prior to booking to enquire about the difficulty of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hollywood UK
A great walk

Walking with Emanuel between Pico do Arieiro to Pico Ruívo in a multicultural group of five others... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2018
Ágústa H
Reykjavik, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Usually when you pay for a guide you expect to find out something from the hike you take. But in this case the guide stayed behind and unless you count the safety instructions from the beginning we didn't find something extra. Yeah... we got safe...More

Thank Adrian-Costin T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We payed 30 euros for each person for the transport to Pico Ariero and back to the hotel from Achada do Teixeira. The guide was also included but useless. I didn't even saw him more than 3 times. He didn't wanted to hike with us...More

Thank Florin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the Walking with Emanuel office prior to booking to enquire about the difficulty of the 'High Peaks' walk. Was assured that whilst there were a lot of ascents and descents the paths were reasonably wide and protected by wire rails where necessary. Emanuel picked...More

Thank WhitlocksEnd
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Walking with Emanuel between Pico do Arieiro to Pico Ruívo in a multicultural group of five others, was a great experience. All were fit enough for the hike, so there were no problems on the way. There was no rush, and I felt very secure....More

Thank Ágústa H
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed two fantastic full days walks with Emanuel: 25 Fontes and Riberio Frio to Portela - we fed the Chafins from the palms of our hands - a magical moment! His enthusiastic passion about nature is truly inspiring! Wish we had time to do...More

Thank JouleA
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

We have just finished our last tour with Emanuel having done 25 Springs, Caldeirao Verde Levada, Pico do Areeiro to Pico Ruivo and excursion to Nuns Valley. Firstly Emanuel’s trips are all very reasonably priced and the phrase’ you get what you pay for’ does...More

Thank Helen R
Reviewed April 30, 2018

We took the 4 hour hike to the most beautiful peaks on the island with Emanuel who is a local and has spent his 65 years regularly on the mountains. The route is 2/3 normal and 1/3 difficult, especially if you don't walk regularly. However,...More

Thank Tanja B
Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Thank you Emanuel. We enjoyed every, footstep on our walk, anecdote and story, discovery of plants and birds, viewpoint, and journey in your minibus around west Madeira. Emanuel is an experienced mountain guide, and volunteers with Madeira's mountain rescue. He has deep knowledge about the...More

Thank seahor5e
Reviewed April 4, 2018

This was my first visit to Madeira. My goal was to hike this very popular destination. I learned very quickly that having an experienced and knowledgeable guide would ensure safe and memorable experiences. Emanuel was a wonderful guide and I completed 3 very challenging and...More

1  Thank Picklelakegirl
Reviewed April 4, 2018

knowledgeable and patience guides, I have tried others company wasn't so pleasent and is much cheaper

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Response from Stephen G | Reviewed this property |
Hi You can book phone 291 771 158 or mobile 963 984 627 We simply walked across the road from the Iberotel quinto do sol & booked at their office where his daughter is usually in attendance including Sundays. Incidentally... More