Rabacal, 25 Fontes 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 6.25 miles (10 kms) over 4.5 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 full day adventure while in Madeira is a wonderful opportunity to experience one of the most beautiful levada walks in the Madeira area. You will be part of a small, intimate group in the company of a local, professional, fully qualified mountain guide, who along with you will embark on a 10 km (6.25 mile) hike that takes you into the rare, ancient laurel forest.

Along the way, your friendly guide will explain the local flora and fauna in this forest, which has been designated as a natural UNESCO World Heritage site. Incredible photo opportunities are along each step, soon you will be snapping Insta-worthy shots that will have your friends and family jealous of your vacation.

Your guide will also take you along the the 25 Fontes (25 fountains) levada with its 25 small fountains or waterfalls, that cascade into a picturesque lake. While on your walk you will come face to face with the 100 mile majestic Risco waterfall, coursing from the plateau of the Paul da Serra.

This adventure trek is approximately 4 to 4.5 hours of a moderate walk and is a must do for nature lovers and those who enjoy the great outdoors and exploring new places.