❤ Your Trip planner
Bespoke travel to Portugal - Booking & Infoline Open 7 days a week 09.00 - 21.00 Call +351 918354714 or contact us



In: | |

Trek Pico Arieiro pico Ruivo Curral das Freiras, Hiking, Madeira


FavoriteLoadingAdd to planner! ❤ Go to trip planner!

Pico Ruivo is the highest point of Madeira, it is set at 1818m altitude and is the most visited place on Madeira because of its easy access and incredible views.

This hike together with Eco ramblers takes you to the most interesting spots and secret paths to reach this peak on what is a day full of suprising views, nature and wild life on the wonderful island of Madeira.

The trek Arieiro Pico Pico Ruiva and the Nun’s Valley starts with a transfer to the starting spot by van.

This route requires some fitness and experience in hiking. The distance is 17km long.

If so desired group can end the walk in Santana shortening the route by half and providing a transfer back with the van.
It is necessary to take warm clothes for cold at the top of the mountain and a hat to protect against sun and rain as the weather can change dramatically at that altitude. in the  summer it is warm and in winter cold. There are many microclimates on the island and it can be very hot on the coast and cold or rainy in the highlands.

It’s a beautiful walk in the mountainous centre of the island and one you should indulge in to get a real feel of the nature, habitats and views that the island provides.

We start from Pico Arieiro 3rd highest peak, Pico das Torres We spent the 2nd highest peak and we will go to Ruivo Peak, the highest peak of the island. Then began a descent with many gaps to the mouth of Torrinhas and down to Nun’s Valley a village in the center of the island that seems like a volcano crater but it is not. We visit this town which has its own particular characteristics that make it very unique.

The hike can be done by up to 7 people per van and costs 200 euro per van.

Check availability or request info

Call +351 918354714 (Portugal) Em Português / In English / in het Nederlands / Espanhol / Italiano or fill in the form
Note* this form does not oblige you to anything, you will be contacted by one of our team who will inform you about availability and details after which you may finalize your reservation if you so wish

See related: | |
Type: mountain trekking
Prices from: From 50 euro p/p in a group of 4
Times: daily on appointment

Surroundings


Trek Pico Arieiro pico Ruivo Curral das Freiras, Hiking, Madeira

Get customized service, advice and help when you book your activity with us at no additional cost for info Contact us! | Find exciting leisure activities in Portugal!

Find related items

Some suggestions from our site

From: |

Pousada Braganca, Charming hotel

From: | | |

Horta da Moura hotel, Alentejo

From: |

Pestana Alvor Praia, Premium Beach & Golf Resort, Algarve

From: | | |

Campervan hire Algarve

From: | |

Catamaran tours, Marina Ponte Delgado, Azores

From: |

Cooking workshops in the centre of Porto

From: | | | | |

CSR corporate social responsibility, Environmental & Charity Team buildings in Portugal

From: | | |

Herdade da Matinha, Alentejo

From: | |

Surf lessons in the world famous surf location of Nazare, Portugal

From: | |

The Serra da Arrabida natural park, 30 KM from Lisbon!

From: | | |

Largo restaurant, Chiado, Lisbon

From: | | |

Canyoning Portugal in Geres




Testimonials from our customers



Google+

All content, design and photo's on this site are protected by copyright © All material is our property, we do not allow and will not tolerate any duplication on the internet or on printed matter, without our written consent! Go discover Portugal 2012 - 2016, all articles in the magazine are written by Debora Afonso and may not be used, reproduced other than for personal reference