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Easy day hike from Boca do Risco to Larano in Madeira

Easy day hike from Boca do Risco to Larano in Madeira | undefined

Join Luis, a certified guide, on this exciting hike from Boca do Risco to Larano in beautiful Madeira, Portugal.


1/2 Day

All year



* Discover the unique Madeiran foliage

* A certified and knowledgeable guide educates you about the island

* Gorgeous views of the slopes


This path from Boca do Risco to Larano is a perfect hike if you want to discover the exotic regional vegetation and gorgeous scenery of the slopes of Madeira.

A certified guide will accompany you and educate the group about Madeira’s fascinating history and unique flora and fauna.

This hike is suited for beginners, and everyone is guaranteed to love this thrilling tour through one of the most beautiful parts of the island. Book now and experience this special trail for yourself! 

For other great day hikes in Madeira, check out this one to the Caldeirão Verde lake or this one to the 25 Fontes waterfalls.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transportation start and back

- Personal insurance


More info

Hikes are available on a daily basis. This 12km hike takes about 4.5 hours.

Meeting point

Pickup between Santana, Machico, Santa Cruz and Funchal. Outside of those areas: 10 Euro fee for pickup.


What are some recommended accommodations near our adventure location?

We understand that finding the perfect place to stay is an essential part of your adventure experience. To help you with this, we’ve curated a list of three highly recommended hotels that offer comfort, convenience, and a touch of local charm. These accommodations are well-suited for adventurers looking to relax and rejuvenate after an exciting day of exploration
Melia Madeira Mare Hotel Funchal Portugal
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The Vine Hotel Funchal Portugal
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Castanheiro Boutique Hotel Funchal Portugal
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About the guide

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Hiking Guide

I am a certified hiking guide, trail running and sky running athlete. I was born and raised on the island of Madeira, Portugal, and I know all the trails here like the back of my hand.

Since I was a child, I love being in the middle of nature. Madeira Island is blessed with beautiful landscapes and a wide variety of endemic flora and fauna. I like to show you my clients the natural beauty of the island, tell them about its history and make them feel like locals, with wonderful tours, at their own pace.

As a trail running and sky running athlete, I have participated in many races of the world circuit, and I have represented the Portuguese team in European championships and World Championships several times. One of my most important results was in 2015, when I won the MIUT in Madeira115 km.

Come and enjoy the best spots in Madeira!



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