Free Pickup

Funchal, Caniço and Câmara de Lobos


Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday


Free cancelation until 24 hours before

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If the Tour is Cancelled Full Refunded will be issued


See amazing views from Pico dos Barcelos, look at Nuns Valley from Eira do Serrado viewpoint, go up to the 3rd highest peak, Pico do Arieiro, and end in Camacha.

Points of Interest

  • Pico do Facho viewpoint
  • Santana A-Framed Houses
  • Ribeiro Frio
  • Pico do Arieiro


  • English
  • Portuguese
  • French
  • Spanish

Additional Info

Pickup Time

Morning starts at
  • Machico 08h00
  • Funchal 08h45

Tour Itinerary


Machico Bay, Madeira’s discovery site by Zarco and Teixeira, features a unique valley resembling a sea and mountain-viewing balcony. It’s historically vital for its sugar cane economy and guarded by Pico do Facho, a peak named for its pirate-warning beacon.

Porto da Cruz

Driving down to the North Coast, to a rural village of Porto da Cruz. Located at the foot of a Rock called Penha d´Aguia and on the other side, steep terraced slopes. The only running sugar mill in the north coast is located in this village. Its brick chimney stands up high in the village. It has a beautiful sea promenade. This small village of Porto da Cruz has a maze of alleys and the former warehouses are being converted into cafes. Porto da Cruz is famous for its wine.

Pico do Facho Viewpoint

Machico Bay, where Zarco and Tristão Vaz Teixeira first landed during Madeira’s discovery, features a uniquely shaped valley resembling a balcony overlooking the sea and mountains. Historically vital, it thrived with sugar cane crops and mills, vital for Madeira’s economy until the 17th century. Pico do Facho, a 320-meter-high peak on the eastern side, derives its name from the beacon that once warned of approaching pirates.

Santana A-Framed Houses

Next, visit the charming village of Santana, showcasing domestic and agricultural richness. Green terraced fields and orchards adorn the landscape, with unique triangular thatched buildings once used as cow sheds. Explore their spacious interiors.

Ribeiro Frio

Continuing your journey up hill, through small terraces lining the road where you can find all types of fruits before you reach the Madeira Laurissilva Forest. Ribeiro Frio is a delightful spot set among the Laurissilva forest. This Forest was classified in the World Heritage by UNESCO in 1999. Here the fresh clean cold water of the Ribeiro Frio (meaning cold river) are channelled into series of deep pools to create a small trout farm.

Pico do Arieiro

Ascend towards Pico Arieiro, the island’s third highest peak at 1818m. Experience the transition from lush woodland to rugged cliffs, offering stunning vistas and rare Madeira junipers on descent.

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96 reviews

Jurrasic Park meets Madeira with picturesque little coastal towns and a sprinkle of breathtaking mountain views
Ryan - 8 October 2023
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This tour was our second tour with Green Devil and our fantastic driver Miguel. When we booked this tour we specifically asked for Miguel after the superb experience on our first tour "Porto Moniz - Enchanted Terraces: Open 4x4 Full Day Tour" with him...
Above the clouds
dwhit110768 - 5 August 2023
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This was a fabulous trip with spectacular views. Off road was so much fun & thanks to our great driver Miguel we were in very safe hands! Miguel was so knowledgeable & had a great sense of humour! We were above the clouds at the highest peak, we did rum tasting & had a lovely lunch, visiting many villages & view points. Lunch is extra but optional...
Gary M - 17 July 2023
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Had a great day out on the east Madeira tour it was that good we have booked the northwest one really good fun
Fantastic tour with Jose!
Maria M - 15 December 2022
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We LOVED this tour. It was probably the highlight of our two-week trip through mainland Portugal, Madeira and the Azores. Jose was a fantastic guide. He was extremely knowledgeable about all of the fruit, vegetables and plants in the area, and we learned so much from him during the trip. We especially loved that he would pull over to pick fresh herbs from the side of the road for us to smell - such a cool experience!
High peaks highlights with Jose
mta138 - 30 October 2022
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What a day, full of excitement and awe at the landscapes in the centre of the island. Awesome views appeared at every hairpin bend or at the top of amazingly steep roads. The day was led by Jose, a local who knew everybody ( his cousins😁) and was extremely knowledgeable about the area and what made it tick. He led us through a rum tasting explaining the economic importance of the sugar crop...

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