Pico do Arieiro - Pico Ruivo

Outdoor Activities in The Minho

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This 7km Challenging walk has a duration of about 3.30 hours and connects two of the highest peaks of Madeira Islands, this is a stunning walk, involves tunnels, and some steep ascents and descents, with fabulous views of the central core of the mountains. This Challenging walk connects two of the highest peaks of Madeira Island, Pico Ruivo (1862 m) and Pico do Areeiro (1817 m), crossing part of the Central Mountain.
Without any doubt one of the most interesting mountain hike / walks in madeira . The madeira Challenging walk starts on the 3rd highest Peak Arieiro (1810mts) up to Ruivo Peak (1862mts), the highest on the island of Madeira. With constant ups downs were at each point giving us a different, but, always succulent bit of landscapes.Just before Ruivo Peak, ancient heather trees that are many hundreds of years and were already there when Zarco landed on the island.Passing through small tunnels we arrive at Peak Ruivo; After a break, surrounded by an usual landscape we start making our way slowly down to Achada do Teixeira.Where the madeira walks transport will by waiting; Suitable footwear and waterproofs are also essential at all times of the year.A Challenging Walk in Madeira you do not want to Miss!

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What’s not included

  • Drinks
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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