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Madeira Levada Walk - Caldeirao Verde

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    What to Expect
    This walk begins at the Queimadas Forest Park at 980 meters above sea level, in the municipality of Santana, next to a shelter house with thatched roof, seems taken from a fairy tale. It is in the Laurissilva Forest, where you can enjoy a wide variety of plant species, some to highlight are the Stinklaurel (Ocotea foetens), the Laurel (Laurus novocanariensis), the Lily-of-the-Valley Tree (Clethra arborea), Common European Elder (Sambucus lanceolata), between others.

    The most visible bird species are the Chaffinch, the Firecrest, the Grey Wagtail, the Buzzard and with luck the Long-toed Wood Pigeon. As we walk along the Levada we find ourselves in a green and pleasant landscape. After passing by 4 natural tunnels, existing along the way, we find the beautiful Caldeirão Verde, a waterfall whose water falls in a beautiful lagoon of emerald green color. After appreciating this natural landscape, we go round the same track back to Queimadas Forest Park.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Hotels in Funchal area, Caniço and Machico.
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    5h
    Inclusions
    • Local taxes
    • National Park fees
    • Driver/guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
    • Insurance (According with portuguese law)
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Brilliant but quite tough. About 9miles. Jenny our guide was excellent. Gave us plenty of information, kept the group moving at a steady pace and kept us safe. Will definitely do another walk when I come again.
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    Fantastic walk through some beautiful forests opening out to display some great deanery and vertical drops. Beautiful hot day which meant clear views. Walk was quite easy and our guide jenny was friendly knowledgeable about the walk and Maderia. Pick up and drop off was on time
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    We were picked up on time from our hotel and taken to the Levada by a friendly and knowledgeable tour guide. The walk is not for the faint hearted, as it can be a bit of a suprise when you first look down and realise how high you are and how close you get to the edge at times.
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    Response from Jhonathan R, General Manager at Madeira Levada Walk - Caldeirao Verde
    Responded Sep. 13, 2019
    Hello, Thank you very much for your feedback. Good to know you enjoy this tour with us. Looking forward to see you soon again in Madeira Island. Best Regards.
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    Sam made the day brilliant he was so knowledgeable and informative about the plants and the geographical features. During the walk he made sure all were comfortable with the pace
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    We booked with MB Travel at our hotel near the Lido. All straightforward and were picked up from our hotel on time. We then had to drive 1 hour to the very east of the island to pick up our guide and then further to pick up 2 more passengers. So 10 walkers in all. In all it
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