Shore Excursion Size
Shore Excursion Type Active, Scenic, Cultural
Shore Excursion Duration 4 Hours
Shore Excursion Leaves From
Cruise Ship Pier.
Food/Beverage Provided Not included.
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable clothing and sensible, flat-soled walking shoes (no flip-flops, or sandals) or hiking boots. Hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen are suggested. You should bring along a bottle of water and a granola bar or candy bar and a light weight, waterproof jacket. The weather can change quickly.
Restrictions Guests must be able to walk a roughly 3 miles (5 kms) over 2 hours with varying terrain with inclines and steps. Due to the quick pace, this tour is not suitable for any mobility restricted traveler including guests who need to sit and rest periodically. Parents with small children should take the terrain into consideration and use a baby carrier instead of a stroller since the paths are not all accessible to baby carriages. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
Take part in this small group adventure as you are picked up at the port area and comfortably transported to Paradise Valley, where you will follow the levada along a wide path that is easy for anyone to navigate. Leisurely saunter through the hidden forest with your fully qualified, local and knowledgeable mountain guide while learning about the various fruit trees, woodland animals, cultivated terraces, scenic gardens and more that rise up to greet you along the way.
Upon completion of your 5 kilometer (3 mile) trek you will next make your way to the rural village of Camacha, world renowned for its high quality wicker products and colorful traditions. Step into the wicker factory for great deals or just relax with a cup of coffee as you watch the locals go about their day.
Book this fun, easy, family friendly adventure tour now and get ready to experience the ancient levadas and picturesque villages of Madeira.