Hiking on Pico Ruivo - 13 km - Depart from Funchal

Hiking on Pico Ruivo - 13 km - Depart from Funchal

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Hike to the top of Pico Ruivo, the highest peak on Madeira

Variety of landscapes during this hike

Expert level hike

Explanations and commentary from your mountain guide

Essential information *

8 hours



Starting time
9:00 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation.


Explore the mountainous region of Madeira with your guide and climb Pico Ruivo!

Depart Funchal and head off to climb Pico Ruivo. As you climb, admire the surrounding landscape with its luxurious vegetation and ocre tinted earth. Soon enough you'll have a splendid view of the island below between the ocean and the clouds, especially once you've reached the peak which is almost 1,860m high!

Visitors will be stunned by the beautiful view from Pico Ruivo. The highest summit on Madeira, from it's red rock peak visitors will have a stunning view of the clouds, the ocean, and the flowering vegetation on the island!

Good to know

Availability: Wednesday and Saturday, excluding exceptional dates

Time: 9am-5pm, departing from Estrada Monumental

Departure: Estrada Monumental or your hotel in central Funchal

This activity does not require a minimum of people to reserve; however, there must be at least 4 participants total on the trip. Should this number not be reached, a different date will be proposed

Hike for medium-advanced levels: 13km in approx. 5 hours

Visitors are advised to wear comfortable, sturdy shoes

If your hotel is located outisde Funchal, you will be asked to pay 10€ supplement on spot

Price includes

  • Hiking on Pico Ruivo
  • Services of a mountain guide
  • Transport to/from your hotel (if option chosen)

Price doesn’t include

  • Lunch
  • Tips
  • All other extras



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