Santana Biosphere Reserve And Arieiro Peak. 4x4 Off Road

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7 to 8 hours


From Funchal we go uphill to Pico do Arieiro at 1818 mts​,​ enjoying amazing landscapes and great views over Ponta de São Lourenço​,​ Paúl da Serra​,​ Curral das Freiras and even Porto Santo island. Then​,​ heading to the north side of the island​,​ we will pass through Ribeiro Frio​,​ surrounded by Laurissilva Forest (classified as World Heritage by UNESCO)​,​ other exotic species and beautiful evergreen mountains; involving us in a peaceful environment. Continuing​,​ we will experience a nice off-road journey towards one of the most emblematic towns in the island​,​ Santana the “Biosphere Reserve”​,​ known by its triangular houses​,​ which served locals for centuries as dwellings and stables. After a lunch stop (not included)​,​ we will visit a very traditional Rum Distillery in Porto da Cruz. Finally​,​ we will stop at Pico do Facho viewpoint​,​ to enjoy amazing views over Ponta de São Lourenço and Machico Bay.


  • Road Excursions
  • Off-road


Pick-up time Funchal Central Area : 08:30-9:00 am Pick up outside Funchal Central Area : ON REQUEST


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel the reservation and get a full refund up to 24 hours before the tour​/​activity or a full money-back guarantee in case the tour is canceled by the tour operator due to weather conditions.

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