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East 4x4 Tour provided by Hit the Road Tours

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2 adults
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  • 1
    Valley of the Nuns
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 2
    Pico do Arieiro
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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    Pass by Ribeiro Frio
  • 3
    Stop: 2 hours -
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  • 4
    Miradouro do guindaste
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 5
    Engenhos do Norte
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 6
    Ponta de Sao Lourenco
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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  • 7
    Miradouro da Ponta do Rosto
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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Important Information
  • Hotel Pick-up and drop off
  • Small group (6 passengers max)
  • Comfortable, closed top Land Rover Discovery perfect for all weather conditions
  • Qualified fun, friendly and informative guide and driver
  • Great introduction to the culture and history of the island
  • Short 45 minute levada walk (optional)
  • Relaxed, no "time schedule" attitude
  • Food and drinks
  • Pick up fees (outside of Funchal)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Minimum age is 5 years
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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lmh2477 wrote a review Jan 2020
New York City, New York21 contributions1 helpful vote
Had a great time on this tour - Jeff was fun and full of good info about the island, and we covered a lot of ground, but it never felt rushed. He also knew the places to go that were less packed with tourists and had amazing views. Recommended!
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bigbulls wrote a review Nov 2019
Jersey, United Kingdom8 contributions8 helpful votes
Booked this trip for my wife and I and we were met by our guide Hugo, then we picked up 2 other couples before embarking on our East 4x4 trip. Hugo was amazing oh my God, oh my god, he kept taking us to the best ever most amazing view points of Madeira for the best ever
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Date of experience: November 2019
Sorrel D wrote a review Nov 2019
Bedford, United Kingdom20 contributions3 helpful votes
We were picked up on time by the ever enthusiastic Hugo. We had a marvellous day exploring the east of the island, from hairpin bends to amazing views, interspersed with Hugo's 'special Portuguese massage' aka, off-roading 😁 An absolutely great day, super stops, fabulous lunch
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nava f wrote a review Nov 2019
Coral Springs, Florida18 contributions1 helpful vote
Hugo, our driver/guide was very friendly, knowledgeable, accomedating, the views were incredible, despite the rain, we even had a nice little walk by the Levada. We really enjoyed our last day in Madiera.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Jason & Dimi wrote a review Oct 2019
9 contributions15 helpful votes
Fantastic tour where Hugo showed us the highlights (and some exciting extras) of Madeira's East Coast. We tried to book the West tour after this one but there was no availability before we left. We will be back though!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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By: Hit the Road Tours
Superb day exploring the west of the island
We toured the west of the island with the super knowledgable and engaging Victor. He took us to some fantastic 'off
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Ian F
An interesting and enjoyable day out
Jeff, the owner and our guide for the day, did a great job of providing an enjoyable tour despite rather poor weath
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My bucket list...
Since planning a winter on Madeira, I have been dreaming of doing the "Pico do Arieiro to Pico Ruivo" hike. I admit
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Guide was very attentive to our capabilities. She also explained many things during the hike. Would definitly recom
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Private full day tour - exactly what we ordered!
Having visited the island many times before and having done the standard tourist tours we wanted a relaxed tour vis
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Highly recommend!!!
I did this hike in February 2020, I was alone and joined nice small group and our guide was Vitor. Madeira is made
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Avoid the crowds and see the real Madeira with Hit the Road Tours
A great day out, guided by the knowledgeable and ebullient Hugo, who’s love of the island was totally infectious. W
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Wow oh wow!
What a fantastic trip and an absolute must do on any vacation to Madeira. Definitely worth getting up early for. Ou
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Great Half Day!
Unfortunately I picked probably the worst weather day of the week and therefore the top of Pico Arieiro was extreme
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Another smashing day out with Hugo. East trip Monday, now onto the West side. Totally different from the East but
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East 4 x 4
Booked this trip before visiting Madiera. Quiet apprehensive, since on arrival you have numerous companies "offer
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Sunrise Tour
Amazing adventure. Hugo not only showed us beautiful mountain views but also talked about Madeira, its history, nat
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Great tour!
I enjoyed the tour very very much. Great views, watching the sun rise above the clouds... magic. The guide was ve
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Excellent way to see the island
Great trip that let you explore many things you dont see when you go by normal busses. Hugo take many roads that yo
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This tour was the highlight of our holiday, everything was professional done , was taken to the best views , would
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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