West Tour - 4x4 (Small Group)


europe » portugal » madeira » madeira

From $52.19

2 reviews   (5.00)

Price varies by group size

Lowest Price Guarantee

Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 8 hours

Departs: madeira, portugal

TicketType: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

Overview

depart in a 4x4 vehicle driven by an experienced guide. Explore the northwest side of Madeira and learn about local traditions, culture and history as you encounter the natural wonders of the region.
Taste local food and drinks like poncha and swim in the natural seaside, volcanic lava pools in Porto Moniz. Go for an easy 25-minute walk along a levada and learn about the unique aqueduct system that continues to supply the island with water and produce energy today. Explore a small segment of a vast network of levadas that stretches over 2500 km and admire the beautiful landscape views that these canal walkways offer. See the fauna and flora of the Fanal Forest, including the endemic trees, some over 1000 years old.


What's Included

driver/guide

drop-off hotel

hotel pickup

local guide

Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points

What's Not Included

food and drinks

Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)

lunch


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 11
  • ADULT: Age: 12 - 99

Additional Info

  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival

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.

What To Expect

Funchal
departure place

• Admission Ticket Free

Our first stop of the tour, for walking around and visit the village

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ponta Do Sol
passing place

• Admission Ticket Free

Eira da Achada Lookout
offers a stunning view over the northern coast of Madeira Island.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ribeira da Janela
Next to the sea we could see what gives the name to this land window that we find on a small island only visible from a certain angle, the stream that is clearly visible.
At the stop by the sea we feel the intense smell of the sea.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Porto Moniz Natural Swimming Pools
The natural swimming pools at Porto Moniz are formed by volcanic lava, naturally filled with crystal-clear sea water.

The natural pools of Porto Moniz are the highlight of the village of Porto Moniz.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Seixal Natural Pool
transit point

• Admission Ticket Free

Praia Do Seixal
Seixal beach is a beach of black sand, with crystal clear water.
The beautiful landscape of the vineyard hillside where good wine is produced.
The waves sometimes produce an interesting spectacle.
the basaltic cliffs are another attraction to be seen from this location.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Sao Vicente
One of the capitals of the north of the island.
We were able to visit the main church and its narrow streets reminding us of other times.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Miradouro da Encumeada
When the weather is good and there are no clouds, we climb to 1007 meters of altitude so we can see the north coast and the south coast of the island at the same time.

10 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Serra de Agua
passing place

• Admission Ticket Free


Reviews

West tour with Diogo, who was a star.
RichardA4294, 19-07-2022
Super day out, well organised, lots of stops for views and interest. Our guide, Diogo was a star. Nice lunch at Porto Moniz arranged for us. Good value day. Highly recommended.
West Tour
Mariaj4x4, 08-11-2019
Beleza natural incrível, os pontos visitados e o guia Edi fizeram desta tour uma experiência inesquecível.




« All Activities

Madeira activities and shore excursions by group:

© Copyright 1995 - 2022 Madeira Travel Guide