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Madeira by a Local – Off the beaten track experiences

Local Sustainable Tourism Company in Funchal

Up Mountain Madeira, ( UMM ) its a small team of local certified guides, who love to show you Madeira island as it is, not just sightseeing tours for Madeira’s Amazing views, but also with is people, its food, its drinks and all the good stuff there is in this paradise, far away from the crowds and tasteless impersonal tours..we believe in persons, not numbers!

Our groups are also very small, so we can give you the best real local experience!

Be a traveller, not a tourist!


Our jeep tours are designed for everyone to enjoy the ride, always done in a calm, safe and fun way, with a local guide, far from the beaten track. Choose from half-day tours if you have little time available or full-day to get to know more parts of Madeira Island.


Madeira island many jewels are only accessible by walking, so from the starter walking enthusiast to the more experienced trekker… from 9 to 90 years old… there are plenty of trails and Levada walks to choose. contact us for a plan!


Madeira is every foodie’s paradise. Take a trip with us to discover many local specialities, from Madeira wine to Poncha, to bread into cheese, many of the goods Madeira as to offer on one of the most appetizing tours ever. 


We are specialized in small group and private tours, we can arrange and design your own customizable tour just for you and your family! Select the “private” option when sending your booking enquiry, and let’s start from there!


Why you are so Important to us!

We love our work and love to show and share our beautiful island to the world! Our biggest reward is the feedback from our dear customers. And being a small sustainable company, in a small team and taking a very small % of the number of people the big companies do, we don’t have a huge budget for advertising, so we rely on our customers to do it, For us all the distinctions and every single word received, is very special, and make us very proud in a humble and thankful way, as being awarded by TripAdvisor with the Certificate of Excellence from 2013 to 2019, featuring Up Mountain Madeira on “Hall of Fame”, just makes our heart full!

Thank you all so much for sharing your passion through your reviews –  we believe that keeping people happy is the best advertising we can do, so thank you so much to all who have helped us, and recommended us to share the word to mouth!

Check Out Our Reviews

  • Incredible Nico was amazing ! Beautiful tour in a really fun open jeep ! Saw so many cool spots ! The small walk up in the mountains was gorgeous ! Nico... read more

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    Erica K
  • Unbelievable ! The hike was challenging but totally worth it ! First the sunrise was surreal and then the landscape was beautiful all the time. It was breathtaking! The visit of Santana... read more

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  • Unforgettable tour of an amazing island This private tour was one of the very best my family has taken anywhere we’ve ever visited—a real highlight of our trip to Madeira. Edgar picked us up at our... read more

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  • Perfect Day!!! Our favorite jeep tour in the week in Madeira!! We booked several jeep experiences, and this was our best, thanks to Nico and Edgar. Nico was so responsive... read more

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  • Best experience with up mountain madeira Early in the morning i got picked up by Nico and David for the hike. They are so nice and friendly and really want you to have a great experience.... read more

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  • 4x4 tour of Western Madeira An amazing experience touring around the West of Madeira. The guide was very friendly, knowledgeable and spoke excellent English. The tour took in all the sites that we wanted with... read more

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    Guy R
  • Awesome private tour! We loved our anniversary private tour in the West! Edgar is an excellent driver and guide, you can see how much he loves his island. Breathtaking landscapes and we loved... read more

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  • A highlight of your trip to Madeira! I booked this tour with my partner and we are so happy we did! We went along the southwest coast of the island. We even went off road with the... read more

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  • Wonderful experience! Found this trip available two days before the day we chose for this experience. The ride was very comfortable, we were a group of 6 and fit perfectly in... read more

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  • Gold star definitely recommend I would definitely recommend the west side of the island trip. Our guide was amazing very knowledgeable, friendly and made us feel very relaxed in his company.
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