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Full Day
9:00 - 17:00
10 KM
4 Difficult Walk
Walking Time
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Price & Reservations
Pico do Arieiro / Pico Ruivo / Achada do Teixeira
per person
5 to 12 yo
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This is as good as it gets! This walk will give you a more complete picture of the real beauty of this island. Rock formations seem to want to reach heaven like giant sculptures. Throughout the entire tour the views are simply breathtaking. A profusion of unique plants make this place their natural habitat. In springtime these plants proudly dress themselves in a myriad of colours, displaying their fragile flowers for all to see.

Near Pico Ruivo we walk through the oldest heather forest. These ancient trees are many hundreds of years old and were already there when Zarco discovered and landed on the island for the first time. Pico Ruivo (the highest point on the island) is only a footstep away – be delighted and amazed with the magnificent views over the island.

A fascinating walk with breathtaking landscapes designed for true explorers!

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Recommended footwear

Recommended equipment

Sports shoes with a good grip or hiking boots. Clients must be prepared for all situations due to changing weather conditions.