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+ Very nice nature with a rainforest feel.
+ Long tunnels leading to astonishing places on the edge of mountains paths.
+ Steep slopes from mountain tops to bottom with surreal view points.
+ Fresh water strokes.
- No secure paths. Fallen railing...More
Good mainly flat walking but some of the paths are narrow with some impressive drops.
Two short tunnels, the third is very long and you will get wet and you will bang your elbows and probably head.
Torch is essential, one per couple of people...More
Our first foray into levada walking. This is an easy walk, but take a good torch for the tunnels. The last one is over 1km long and very narrow with low ceiling; at 1.80m I had to crouch the entire length of it!
A wonderful Levada walk, for all the reasons noted by other reviewers - spectacular scenery, wonderful waterfalls, surrounded by rich and varied vegetation. We did not find it hard to find - drive all the way up through the village of Ginjas, past the last...More
If you are taller than 1,60m you will have to be careful with your head because the tunnels are really low and the paths narrow. If you're shorter than that you're up for a treat: This is the one time in your life when you'll...More
I would like to make some practical remarks here. First, by the time of writing the location is not correctly stated here on TripAdvisor. Instead, look for PR16 on Google Maps and it will take you to a sign that indicated the start of the...More
Amazing levada hike! With the description of the other reviewers it wasn't hard to find. There are 3 tunnels, the third tunnel took us about 20 minutes. But it was worth it! After the third tunnel you get the source of the levada. I would...More