Pico do Arieiro, Pico Ruivo Walk

Price: $54.00
Ages 4 and under are free.
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Summary
Shore Excursion Size ? Small
Shore Excursion Type Active, Scenic, Cultural
Shore Excursion Duration 7 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level ? Moderate
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 a bottle of water, granola bar and light snack and a light weight, waterproof jacket. The weather can change quickly.
Restrictions Guests must be able to walk a roughly 7.5 miles (12 kms) over 5 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.

This exhilarating, fun walk is not for the faint of heart! Hike across rugged volcanic rock and soak in the forest scenery as you and your fully qualified, local mountain guide ascend to the top of Madeira's highest peak for spectacular landscape views.

This is an active adventure and requires you to be in good physical shape and have good mobility as you will be climbing along narrow trails complete with steep drops along some of the sides, but the reward is worth the amazing pictures you will shoot along the way.

Throughout the hike, you will learn about the local culture and the resourcefulness of the people as evidenced in the creation of the ancient levadas or irrigation canals that bring mountain water down the island. Your local, friendly and knowledgeable guide will provide you with the history and details of the land so you will gain complete insight into the amazing landscape.

Approximate time spent on the hike is 5 hours in total, sign up for this exciting adventure trek now for an unforgettable day in the stunning peaks of Madeira.