Pico do Arieiro, Pico Ruivo Walk
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.