Madeira Peaks- Full Day Safari

Available : Tuesday & Thursdays & Saturdays & Sundays
Pickup Times:  Funchal: 8h30    |    Caniço: 8h30    |    Santa Cruz: 8h20   
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Pico do Arieiro

pico areiro

Madeira Jeep Tour uphill heading for Pico Arieiro, 1818m (5965 fts). It is the third highest peak in Madeira. As you climb, the green woodland gives way to bare rock. There are tremendous views over an endless succession of knife-edge ridges and sheer cliffs. Cotton-wool clouds hang in the valleys. After leaving the peak Arieiro, heading home, enjoying the enormous Madeira junipers tree which has become quite rare over the years.

Ribeiro Frio

ribeira frio

Leaving Faial continuing your journey up hill, through small terraces lining the road where you can find all types of fruits before you reach the Madeira Laurissilva Forest. Ribeiro Frio is a delightful spot set among the Laurissilva forest This Forest was classified in the World Heritage by UNESCO in 1999. Here the fresh clean cold water of the Ribeiro Frio (meaning cold river) are channelled into series of deep pools to create a small trout farm. Ribeiro Frio is the meeting point of several levada walks.

A Small Walk on the levada to balcoes



Continuing your journey to a beautiful and quiet hillside village of Faial, which takes its name from an evergreen shrub, the wax myrthe (faia in Portuguese),that grows in the region.This North coast village is located at the foot of  Penha de Aguia, a sheer – sided rocky cube, means Eagle Rock. It rises to 590mts (1936 ft).Under the new bridge is Madeira’s only karting track. This village of Faial has a pretty church which stands up high. Depending on which day you do this trip you will either stop for lunch here or in the previous village


santana houses

The next stop is to a charming village called Santana. Presenting a picture of domestic and agricultural prosperity. The predominant colour is the greens of the terraced fields and the hay meadows, interspersed by apple, pear and cherry orchards, dotted among the haystack are triangular thatched buildings, used by local farmers as cow sheds. Traditionally people lived in these ingenious structures. You will discover how spacious the Santana ´A` farmed buildings are when you visit one.

Pico Do Facho


Machico bay was the first place where Zarco and Tristão Vaz Teixeira landed. With its uncommonly shaped valley, it looks as if a balcony overlooks the sea and the mountains, in a municipality with great abundance of water. The sugar cane crops and its mill activities, made it become very important for Madeira’s economy until the 17th century. The eastern side of Machico bay is dominated by Pico do Facho, a 320 mts high peak named after the beacon (facho) that used to be lit here to warn residents of approaching pirates.

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  • Safari Tours spoken in Portuguese, English, French ,German or Spanish.
  • Transport To and From Hotels in( Caniço, Funchal Machico and Santa Cruz) are Included in the Price.
  • All jeeps tours are done in small groups of 8 people maximum
  • Jeep Tours may be Cancelled Due to Weather Conditions or Events Beyond our Control.
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