Pico do Areeiro intermediate run

On land


Trail running

About this activity

This medium level 12km trail begins at the third highest peak in the island: Pico do Areeiro.
Mostly done by stone steps excavated in the rock we'll be starting at Ninho da Manta viewpoint, where you can see the hydrographic basin of Poiso and Fajã da Nogueira.
We'll have a steep climb around the 2nd highest peak, Pico das Torres and We'll pass through Pico Ruivo's shelter, the highest peak.
From here we have a 360 degrees view over the central mountain massif. The returning to Pico is done by some tunnels excavated in the rock.







Nature sports

Highest cliff


  • • Discover the beautiful and varied landscapes and breathtaking abysses.
    • Enjoy this unique opportunity to see the entire hydrographic basin of Poiso.
    • The best way to conquer the highest peaks of Madeira.

Good to know

  • • We speak English, Spanish and Portuguese during this activity.

What's included

  • • Experience Guide.
    • A thermal blanket and a whistle.
    • Flashlight.
    • A bottle of water and an energy bar.
    • Insurance (as required by law).
    • Pick-up and drop-off between Câmara de Lobos and Caniço.
    • Other places Pick-up and drop-off can be arranged at the extra fee of €10 (You will be contacted and advised of the pick-up time).

Travel plan

  • • Pico do Areeiro
    • Pico das Torres
    • Pico Ruivo
    • Tunnels
    • Pico do Areeiro

Trail specifications

  • • Hike type: Running
    • Difficulty: Intermediate
    • Distance: 12km
    • Highest altitude: 1861m
    • Unevenness: ± 1900m

Minimum age




Monday At 09:00
Tuesday At 09:00
Wednesday At 09:00
Thursday At 09:00
Friday At 09:00
Saturday At 09:00
Sunday At 09:00
Adult € 85,00
  • This activity can be cancelled and fully refunded up to 24 hours after making the reservation, given that there are more than 24 hours until the scheduled departure. After that period cancellation fees may apply.
  • You must be at the agreed location 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Check your digital ticket after the reservation is made for more information.
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€ 85,00 Adult