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Hike to the top of Pico Ruivo, the highest peak on Madeira Island, with one of the guides at Explore-Share.com!

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FAQs: Hiking in Pico Ruivo

What should I know about Hiking Pico Ruivo?

Hiking to the top of Pico Ruivo is one of Madeira’s highlights. Options include going on a short 2-hour hike from Achada do Teixeira, enjoying the tunnel route or the Eastern route on a thrilling traverse from Pico do Arieiro, or setting off on the longest route from Boca de Encumeada. A certified guide will be able to point you the best route depending on your skills and preferences. Whichever route you do take, get ready to revel at the stunning views from the top of Madeira’s highest peak!

Why should I choose Pico Ruivo for my Hiking adventure?

Stunning views of Madeira

Enjoy the sight of the deep greens, the dramatic cliffs, and glittering oceans from the top of Madeira's highest point.

Flora and Fauna

Pico Ruivo is covered in purple and yellow wildflowers and is home to the red-legged partridge, the blackbird, chaffinch and the Madeira firecrest.

Stunning tunnels, paved paths and steep staircases

There are several routes to the top of Pico Ruivo. Enjoy a unique hike through tunnels, pebble stone pathways, and impressive staircases to the top.

What can I expect from the weather during my Hiking trip in Pico Ruivo?

Madeira is warm and sunny year round. Average highs are 26 °C and average lows are 21 °C. The driest months are between April and November.

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Pico Ruivo region?

Portuguese

What currency is accepted around Pico Ruivo?

Euro

How can I get to Pico Ruivo?

You will need to drive to Achada do Teixeira, Pico do Arieiro, or in the direction of Serra de Água depending on the hiking route you choose.

What's the country code for the Pico Ruivo region?

+351

When is the best time to travel to Pico Ruivo for Hiking?

Between April and November.

What people are saying about Hiking | Pico Ruivo

John

5.00

Nina is an amazing guide. There seems to be nothing she doesnt know about these mountains, Madeira and especially the fruits and plants. We had a fantastic short hike up to Pico Ruivo, the views are incredible. Great fun. Highly recommended

ton

5.00

Besides the mistake in the description. “Sunrise to sunset”. We really enjoyed our guided tour. He was friendly, knew a lot to tell about Madeira and the environment, the nature and history. He gave us some tips for the rest of our holiday as well. He really made the tour end into a perfect day.

ton

5.00

Besides the mistake in the description. “Sunrise to sunset”. We really enjoyed our guided tour. He was friendly, knew a lot to tell about Madeira and the environment, the nature and history. He gave us some tips for the rest of our holiday as well. He really made the tour end into a perfect day.

Mariana

5.00

John

5.00

Nina is an amazing guide. There seems to be nothing she doesnt know about these mountains, Madeira and especially the fruits and plants. We had a fantastic short hike up to Pico Ruivo, the views are incredible. Great fun. Highly recommended

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