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Tour Through Ribeiro Frio – Portela – Madeira Island

One of madeiras best seller walks - through the laurissilva (laurel forest) embrace the green beauty of our forests with much to see and observe all the high vegetation different landscapes. Duration: 1 Day (approx.)
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This 11 Km moderate walk is regarded as a classic levada, ideal for every walking itinerary. It offers everything one looks for, luxuriant vegetation of subtropical mountain forest such as the different laurel trees, blueberry, fox gloves, lily of the valley and much more, waterfalls, birds such as chaffinches, firecrests, robbin, black birds and our own long- toed pigeon, that can be seen and heard at every picnic stop, as well as different views of the northeast coast and in a clear day our Island Porto Santo is also very visible.

The forest covers a series of very steep, V-shaped valleys leading from the plateau and east-west ridge in the centre of the island to the north coast. The forests of the property and their associated biological and ecological process are largely well know for its undisturbed biological and ecological process that play a very predominant hydrological balance.
After the walk a stop at the viewpoint in Portela and an opportunity to buy flowers, fruits and lots more and before we leave a short stop for coffee or poncha our tipical drinks of Madeira (none of these drinks and goods are included in the price).

- What Will You Do

You will learn the history of our Laurel Forest and its outstanding relict of a previously widespread laurel forest type, which covered much of Southern Europe 15-40 million years ago and observe all these trees ninety percent of these plants are endemic, some with over 1000 years.

- What To Expect

To see what the island looked like before it was discovered and the first settlers arrived. The amazing work that was put in to the levadas in other divert the water into the villages.
Observe how the vegetation and the cloud features play an important role in our water supply.

- What Is Included

Transfer and qualified certified mountain guide

- What Is Not Included

- Snacks.
- Drinks.

- Transfers

Pick up will be at the hotel, should this not be possible guests will be informed of more suitable meeting point. All hotels between Machico and Funchal no extra charge, out of these boundaries there is an additional cost of 7,50€ per person.

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Price per person:
- Child (3 to 11): 17.00 
- Adult (12 to 99): 35.00 

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- Duration: 1 day
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Funchal Madeira
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