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Sunrise Tour : Half Day Private 4x4 Tour provided by Hit the Road Tours

Sunrise Tour : Half Day Private 4x4 Tour

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
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Updated 12/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 12/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
This is a special tour indeed. Ideal for adventurous families, couples and photographers There is a certain feeling about being up before everybody else, experiencing the marvels of nature uninterrupted and in all its glory Our number 1 sunrise spot is Pico do Areiro, the third highest peak of the island. Very often we are above the clouds and the colours are absolutely extraordinary, truly a once in a lifetime moment! Of course we cannot always guarantee the perfect weather conditions for the perfect sunrise so we have back up spots such as; Pico do facho, Ponta Sao Lourenço, Guindaste Viewpoint and one or two secret spots, each with their own unique characteristics. This is a real adventure and an experience you will not easily forget.
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
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  • 1
    Funchal
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 2
    Pico do Arieiro
    Stop: 90 minutes
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  • 3
    Balcoes de Ribeiro Frio
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • 4
    Ribeiro Frio
    Stop: 45 minutes
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Duration
5h
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Maps117934 wrote a review Oct 2020
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This is a very special tour that my family and I would highly recommend. The views are absolutely breathtaking even without the perfect sunrise. It was my birthday and our guide Hugo really went the extra mile to make it memorable. Hit the Road have gone to great lengths to
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Jeroen v wrote a review Oct 2020
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Waking up early, picked up by an amazing person/guide and whitnessed a beautiful sunset! For our next holiday we definitely choose Hit The Road again!
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Demetrio E wrote a review Oct 2020
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We had a great Sunrise trip!! Hugo was an excellent guide and had many tips for the island. Definitely worth it 👍
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Date of experience: July 2020
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Alcofrolic wrote a review Feb 2020
Glasgow, United Kingdom425 contributions87 helpful votes
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What a fantastic trip and an absolute must do on any vacation to Madeira. Definitely worth getting up early for. Our driver was funny and kept us entertained throughout the trip. The jeep ride was fun and enjoyable, just a pity we had a young couple who didn’t engage with us or
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Mike D wrote a review Feb 2020
Gairloch, United Kingdom6 contributions2 helpful votes
Unfortunately I picked probably the worst weather day of the week and therefore the top of Pico Arieiro was extremely windy with not much visibility. It was still cool to be up there but hey thats Nature. Hugo recognised this quickly and we chased the sunrise but it was an
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Date of experience: February 2020
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About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Hit the Road Tours
blesso870
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Full day tour, a highlight of our stay in Madeira
We just completed a full-day west end tour led by Jeff. It was a fantastic day all around. Jeff arrived on time and
SamNorfolkUK
SamNorfolkUK
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Entertaining and fascinating 4x4 tour of Madeira with knowledgeable, friendly host Jeff
My guide, Jeff De Gouveia, took me in his Land Rover for an adventurous and informative 4x4 tour of Madeira. Drivin
RobT832591
RobT832591
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Full day of spectacular scenery
We booked a Private Tour to the West Of The Island in late August. Hugo was our guide and clearly loves his job and
DianaEscu
DianaEscu
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West Tour and East Tour
We had two lovely private day trips with Hugo in September. We initially booked just the West tour but enjoyed it s
BenjaminGuyS
BenjaminGuyS
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Awesome hiking with Hit the Road Tours and amazing trip to Madeira!
We were lucky enough to book a short getaway to Madeira towards the end of summer, in between lockdowns (Madeira is
Anita7579
Anita7579
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We love Madeira!
We did 5 tours with Hit the Road in the last 3 years. We did the East Tour 2 times, the West Tour one time en durin
Linders83
Linders83
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Two great tours
With small businesses in the tourist industry needing a bit of extra support at the moment, I thought I’d add a few
GmanV1556KD
GmanV1556KD
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Levada do Moinho
Brilliant trip - excellent guides, lovely company on the trip as well. Would definitely recommend to anybody.
WombleTravel80
WombleTravel80
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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
Ian F
Ian F
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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
GarryL262
GarryL262
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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
Discover194319
Discover194319
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Recommended
Guide was very attentive to our capabilities. She also explained many things during the hike. Would definitly recom
Hannahsheffield
Hannahsheffield
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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
josiewales777
josiewales777
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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
TheFireFairy
TheFireFairy
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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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