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!
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.
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.
Between April and November.
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