Jeep East Tour

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Enjoy a wonderful safari through the East of Madeira, where nature is exceptional and diverse. Climb up as high as the clouds and cross forests and farmland on off-road tracks.

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All about the Jeep East Tour.

Leaving Funchal, we’ll reach PICO DO ARIEIRO (1818 m.) for a fabulous 360-degree panoramic view of the Central Mountain Range. Next, we will make a stop at RIBEIRO FRIO Natural Park, where it will be possible to visit a trout farm, surrounded by a relict Tertiary forest called the Laurissilva – a UNESCO Natural Heritage Site. Here you can take a short walk along a levada in BALCÕES (45 minutes). In SÃO ROQUE DO FAIAL, we will experience a real “off-road” adventure! We will pass through PICO DAS PEDRAS up to the QUEIMADAS Natural Park at 980 metres. After lunch (not included) and crossing FAIAL, we will stop at PORTO DA CRUZ to visit the distillery where rum is produced from sugar cane with a 19th-century steam engine (unique in Europe). The last stop before returning to Funchal will be at the island’s east end, at PONTA DE SÃO LOURENÇO. Compared to the rest of the island, the contrasting landscape and the panoply of colours of the cliffs and rocks will surprise you. Don’t miss out! BOOK NOW!

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Qualified staff
  • Taxes, Fees and Handling Charges
  • Hotel Pick-up & Drop-Off Included for Hotels in Funchal, Câmara de Lobos and Caniço.

For Hotels out of these locations, we can set the time and meeting point in the office in Funchal (sent by email

What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Pick-ups and drop-offs if your accommodation is outside Funchal, Câmara de Lobos and Caniço
  • Optional payment on-site for food and drinks, unless specified.
  1. 08:45 - 09:30 Hotel Pick-up (Departure time)

    A member of our staff will pick you up at the indicated place and confirm your electronic ticket for this activity. The tour will begin as soon as we finish collecting tour members.

  2. When Monday & Thursday

    Year-round, except on 25 December

  3. Departure Point and Time Confirmed by email

    Câmara de Lobos: 8:45 – 09:00

    Caniço: 8:45- 09:00

    Orca Praia – Ponte dos Socorridos: 09:00- 09:15

    Funchal Centre: 09:15 – 09:30


  4. Duration 8:00
  5. Trip Specifications Distance, Altitude & Price

    Distance: 160 km

    Altitude max.: 1818 meters (Pico do Arieiro)

    Price: per person

  6. Requirements Very important


    The participants must wear the seat belt all-time inside the vehicle.

    Before you start, check you have your seat belts fitted.

  7. What do you need to bring? Don’t forget
    • Comfortable shoes
    • Camera or GoPro
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • Coat or a jumper if it gets cooler
  8. Good to know Activity level

    Those with limited mobility may find it challenging. There are some 4 x 4 sections, but this is part of the fun.

    Your guide will give you an introduction, and you will get a quick lesson with attention to detail on the safety aspects.

  9. Our expertise Why us?

    We pick you up from the place you are staying at and drop you off when finished. It is a fun and comfortable way to know the island. There are comfort breaks. It’s easy to book. Our staff are qualified. We take you to various sites we know you will want to explore. Our fundamental principles are the comfort, safety, and flexibility of both our guests and personnel.

  10. 17:00 - 17:30 Hotel Drop-off (Return time)
  11. Please Note The order of the itinerary as shown above may be subject to change and/ or affected by local conditions.


    Pico do Arieiro, Ribeiro Frio Natural Park, Laurissilva – UNESCO Natural Heritage Site, Lombo Galego (São Roque do Faial), Cova da Roda, Pico das Pedras, Queimadas Natural Park, Faial, Porto da Cruz distillery, Ponta de São Lourenço