Private tour

Funchal: Tukxi Tour to Monte

Private tour

Funchal: Tukxi Tour to Monte

From US$ 64.62 per group up to 2

A guided tour with a unique "Tukxi" in which you will wind up the hills of Funchal to the famous Village of Monte. Once here you can experience its church, gardens and famous toboggan ride.

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
German, French, Spanish, English, Portuguese
Pickup included
Hotels in Funchal area or Cruise Ships
Private group


  • Gain fantastic panoramic views over Funchal
  • Wander through beautiful romantic gardens
  • See the 19th Century Church “Our Lady of Monte”
  • Take a fun toboggan ride
Full description
Settled in your "Tukxi" (tuk-tuk taxi) with a local guide at the helm, your tour will begin with a drive up the hills of Funchal to the famous Village of Monte and to its famous Church, gardens and toboggan ride. On the way up the hill you will be able to appreciate some fantastic views over the city, and once up in the village of Monte, the guide will take you through the gardens to the famous 19th Century Church of “Our Lady of Monte”. Information about the village history will be provided along with some amazing photo opportunities. You can also experience the famous toboggan ride (paid separately). Your Tukxi driver will meet you at the end of your toboggan ride, at which point you will journey comfortably back to your point of origin.
  • Pick-up and drop off at your hotel (if in the Funchal area) or cruise ship
  • Toboggan ride (paid separately)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 3 years

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Due to legal restrictions, the maximum combined weight of the passengers must not exceed 210 kg
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 36 reviews

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Great tour with a very nice driver, lots of information. We all enjoyed it - including the kids - very much. The pick-up after the very recommendable basket sleigh ride is also practical. An extra stop at the CR7 Museum was easily possible. Top price / performance ratio compared to corresponding tours to be booked on the cruise ship.

March 6, 2020

The Tukxi tour to Monte on February 3rd, 2020 was great, the weather was wonderful. We were 6 people and had 2 tukxis of 3 people each (2 adults, 1 child). We were picked up directly from our cruise ship AIDAnova. The guide was the kata and the victor, the two of them were very personable and explained everything very well. The basket sleigh ride down from Monte was great, you should definitely do it. At the end we were dropped off in the center in front of the market hall and could explore Funchal on our own. It was a wonderful trip.

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February 11, 2020

Our guide was very punctual, friendly and responsive. He has extended the agreed duration of 90 minutes very generously without looking at the clock. He also provided us with a lot of information. However, he did not take the agreed communication in German very seriously either. If we hadn't spoken English we would have had a problem.

January 29, 2020

Product ID: 189276