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Maroços – Mimosa Valley (Wednesday, Thursday)

Easy half day walk at 300m in machico our old capital along our "levada" that crosses the city from one end to the other. beautiful changing landscapes amazing (eucaluptis, mimosas, laurels.) Duration: 2 Hours (approx.)
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This 6km easy walk situated in the heart of Machico Valley, takes you through the discovery of the island with a view overlooking the bay of Machico where the first settlers arrived in the 15th century. This levada has different features of vegetation from local crops to wild enormous stunning trees, (Eucaluptis, mimosas, laurels etc). Along the “levada” that was built many years ago to bring water from the mountains down into the villages, today these commonly known as water channels serve to irrigate our terraces, its fabulous to watch how the farmers get the water down to their crops, the history of the channels and process behind it all of this, this is a remarkable short easy walk that will certainly impress you all the way. At the end of the walk we stop for a coffee and snack break.

- What Will You Do

Observe the remarkable nature trees of great port.
The views are stunning starting from a beautiful mountain view walking your way to a fascinating sea view.
Walking along the levadas is the best way to see the island and its true hidden beauty.
You will be introduced to so many different species of plants, vegetables and fruits found mostly in tropical countries.

- What To Expect

To learn more about the botany of this island, where most of our plants originated seeing they are not all native to this island.
What some of these plants can do for you their medicinal purposes.
The true hidden beauty that only levada walks can offer you.
The opportunity to learn more about the vegetation that has been protecting, embellishing the island for centuries.

- What Is Included

Transfer and qualified certified mountain guide

- What Is Not Included

Snacks, drinks

- Transfers

We pick up at the hotels, should this not be possible we will inform the guests of a suitable meeting point.
Pick ups between Machico and Funchal no extra charge, all hotels out of boundaries have an additional cost of 7,50€ per person

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Price per person:
- Child (1 to 11): 12.00 
- Adult (12 to 99): 25.00 

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- Duration: 2 hours
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Funchal, Madeira
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