East Tour - Best of the East

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From $36.21

Price varies by group size

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: Madeira, Madeira

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Have an amazing day visiting the East side of Madeira.
Visit unique villages:
• Santana
• Porto da Cruz
Take beautiful photos from unforgettable places and viewpoints:
• Pico do Areeiro
• Ribeiro Frio - Levada dos Balcões (optional)
• Faial – Miradouro do Cortado
• Machico
• Ponta de São Lourenço

What's Included


Local Guide

Meeting point or Hotel pick up and drop off (selected hotels only)

Transport in a Minibus with air-conditioning

What's Not Included

Alcoholic Beverages


Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 0 - 10
  • ADULT: Age: 11 - 99

Additional Info

  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Pico Do Areeiro
Start the day by visiting the 3rd highest peak in Madeira, Pico do Areeiro. At an altitude of 1817meters/5961feet high, on a perfect day, you will have magnificent views and you might be able to observe the beautiful formation of rocks emerging from the sea of clouds down below.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ribeiro Frio
In Ribeiro Frio, the heart of the Laurel Forest, you will find a trout farm. Here you can walk along Levada dos Balcões, observing endemic and indigenous species of fauna and flora (optional).

45 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Fortim do Faial
Faial has a new viewpoint that will amaze you. Along the way you will be impressed by the Eagle’s Mountain (Penha D’Águia), a cliff that separates the villages of Porto da Cruz and Faial.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

The stop in Santana is for lunch (not included on the price of the tour, but the driver will make some suggestions so that you can enjoy a traditional meal), as well as to visit the traditional A-framed thatch roof houses.

1 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Porto da Cruz
In Porto da Cruz you can visit a distillery, where the sugar cane is pressed in old machines working on steam. Here you can have some tastings at the Rum House.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Pico do Facho viewpoint
Next you get to know Machico, where the Portuguese first disembarked in 1419, observing it from the viewpoint in Pico do Facho.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ponta de Sao Lourenco
Finally on the peninsula of Ponta de São Lourenço, take magnificent photographs of the north and south side of the island, to review at any time in the future, remembering this wonderful day.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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