Private tour

Madeira: Caminho Real da Encumeada Private Walk

Activity provider: Pearl of the Atlantic

Madeira: Caminho Real da Encumeada Private Walk

Activity provider: Pearl of the Atlantic

From US$ 83.33 per person

This trail unfolds at the base of the highest peaks of Madeira Island, and crosses part of majestic Massive Central Mountain. Feel your perspective change at every turn, filling you with eye-popping splendor.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Pickup optional
Pick-up from anywhere in Calheta, Ponta do Sol, Ribeira Brava. All hotels, apartments, inns, local accommodation.
Private group


  • Cross part of majestic Massive Central Mountain
  • Revel in the views of Curral das Freitas (Nun’s Valley)
  • Enjoy the endemic species of the flora and fauna of Madeira Island
Full description
This walk is approximately 11.7 km with a duration of 4-5 hours. The highest altitude is 1322 m., the lowest, 830 m. Along the way the views of Curral das Freitas (Nun’s Valley), located in the center of the island, as well as the village of Encumeada, emerge and deserve your contemplation. Walk among endemic species of the flora and fauna of Madeira Island, such as the laurel, Vinhático, Til, Firecrest, Chanffinch, Kestrel, and many others. Gorgeous lagoons and waterfalls abound, and birds beckon you chirpily as you take advantage of wildlife photo opps for posterity.
  • Driver/Local guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Free WIFI onboard
  • Insurance
  • Food and drinks
  • Clothing
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Your guides will pick you up outside on the pier next to your cruise ship.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • This product operates rain or shine except in the case of extreme weather events
  • Make sure to contact for pickup time

Product ID: 340286