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Amazing walka with emanuel

Went on the pico ariero mountain walk and levada 25 fontes walk. It was amazing, recommend 100... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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We booked the Pico Ruivo walk with Emanuel. Such a delightful man. Introduced himself as having... read more

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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Rua Doutor Pita 1, Funchal, Madeira 9000-089, Portugal
+351 963 984 627
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went on the pico ariero mountain walk and levada 25 fontes walk. It was amazing, recommend 100%. Thanks to emanuel!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the Pico Ruivo walk with Emanuel. Such a delightful man. Introduced himself as having done this walk for 40 years and was now 66 years of age. This was the 3rd time he had done the walk this week. As it was advertised...More

Thank 62freckles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Apart of loving nature and the island, Emanuel will show you the character of its people and their sense of humour.

Thank mr_rookes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Usually when you pay for a guide you expect to find out something from the hike you take. But in this case the guide stayed behind and unless you count the safety instructions from the beginning we didn't find something extra. Yeah... we got safe...More

Thank Adrian-Costin T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We payed 30 euros for each person for the transport to Pico Ariero and back to the hotel from Achada do Teixeira. The guide was also included but useless. I didn't even saw him more than 3 times. He didn't wanted to hike with us...More

Thank Florin S
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Visited the Walking with Emanuel office prior to booking to enquire about the difficulty of the 'High Peaks' walk. Was assured that whilst there were a lot of ascents and descents the paths were reasonably wide and protected by wire rails where necessary. Emanuel picked...More

Thank WhitlocksEnd
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

Walking with Emanuel between Pico do Arieiro to Pico Ruívo in a multicultural group of five others, was a great experience. All were fit enough for the hike, so there were no problems on the way. There was no rush, and I felt very secure....More

Thank Ágústa H
Reviewed May 24, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed two fantastic full days walks with Emanuel: 25 Fontes and Riberio Frio to Portela - we fed the Chafins from the palms of our hands - a magical moment! His enthusiastic passion about nature is truly inspiring! Wish we had time to do...More

Thank JouleA
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

We have just finished our last tour with Emanuel having done 25 Springs, Caldeirao Verde Levada, Pico do Areeiro to Pico Ruivo and excursion to Nuns Valley. Firstly Emanuel’s trips are all very reasonably priced and the phrase’ you get what you pay for’ does...More

Thank Helen R
Reviewed April 30, 2018

We took the 4 hour hike to the most beautiful peaks on the island with Emanuel who is a local and has spent his 65 years regularly on the mountains. The route is 2/3 normal and 1/3 difficult, especially if you don't walk regularly. However,...More

Thank Tanja B
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Janet D
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Response from Stephen G | Reviewed this property |
Hi You can book phone 291 771 158 or mobile 963 984 627 We simply walked across the road from the Iberotel quinto do sol & booked at their office where his daughter is usually in attendance including Sundays. Incidentally... More