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Funchal Shore Excursion – Half Day with Locals Van Tour

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Travel with us on this 4-hour introduction of Madeira. This trip is perfect for an island visit on a tight schedule. Our half-day Funchal van tour can be customized to take east or west of Funchal.

Find out all Up Mountain Madeira shore excursions (Van & Jeep tours).

  • SMALL GROUP usually 4 to 8 people
  • DURATION Custom schedule
  • Thirsty travellers are welcome
  • WEATHER Be prepared for some cold and sun
Some details of the Funchal van tour :D

If the day is clear, we will climb directly to pico do areeiro, the 3rd highest peak on the island at 1818 mt alt and then the 2nd part of the tour we can do the one you would like more.

Option 1: take the panoramic road to the Nuns valley. (this road is only open with good climatic conditions) otherwise, we will go from Funchal to Eira do Serrado for one of the most beautiful views of Madeira, the Nuns Valley (Curral das Freiras) a small village in the heart of the island. From there its time to head down to Câmara de Lobos fishing village and Cabo girão cliff, 

Option 2: Descend down trough Ribeiro Frio, all the way to Faial and Porto da Cruz, passing also in Machico in our way to Ponta de São Lourenço were we are going to see some of the more amazing sea cliffs of Madeira island. All that in a very relaxed informative drive, stopping every time for a great photo stopping opportunity (and Poncha opportunity hihihi)

We have a minimum 4 persons, but ask us if we have allready a tour for you to join! We can pick up on the port of Funchal, just outside your ship, and as this is a 4 hour trip and usually ships stays a bit longer, on return we could drop out also in the city or the old town, with some good tips for you to enjoy the rest of your time Funchal. Our 4h Funchal van tour to the shores allows you to discover the beauty of our island and can also be personalized to the best time frame of your cruise ship stop and private just for you and your family/group, just ask us how!

Alternatively, you can read more about our shore excursion tours.

Pickup and Dropoff

At Funchal Cruise Port terminal

Our Price Includes

  • 8 Seater Van
  • Small group max 4-8 persons
  • Local Guide
  • Outdoor Activity Insurance

We recommend

  • Bring Comfortable Clothes and Shoes
  • Be prepared for some cold and sun in the Mountain
  • Dont forget your Camera for some amazing Pics
Some more details of How We Roll

Our tours, Up Mountain Madeira Tours, are all done in a very calm, safe and relaxed way by a local certified guide. We love our rare classic Portuguese jeeps, completely restored,  military style (yes, it’s a real 4×4), because they allow us to reach really incredible places, always in small groups of 4 to 6 or 8 people, we usually go on old roads and off-road, off the beaten track!

During this tour, each time a good photo opportunity arises, we will stop, and along the way talk about the places and life of these regions of Madeira, in a relaxed and informative way. With us, you will always pay the local price as you experience local life, we love to show you the island from our point of view, at your own pace. The main reason we work hard, is giving you a great day in Madeira!

  • We Assure that you will be in a Small Group in our open top UMM 4x4 Jeep !
  • We can Pickup in any Hotel, Airbnb and Cruise Port - Ask us how
  • Our tours are like we live life, in a very laidback way, but our Job is very Serious and Professional
  • Our Team is a Young Pationate team of Certified Mountain Guides or Tourism driver
  • We can Costomize this tour to your needs - Private tours are avaialble were the jeep is reserved for you!
  • We can also acommodate bigger groups - Contact us for special group rates! We love BIG Families :D
Funchal Van Tour Photos
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