This is a beautiful hiking trail located in São Jorge, on the stunning Madeira Island in Portugal.
This trail offers hikers breathtaking views and natural wonders to discover.
As hikers progress along the trail, they will come across several impressive tunnels and bridges that were built to divert water and provide access to the levada. These structures are an impressive feat of engineering and add to the charm of the walk.
The trail is relatively easy to walk, and visitors can take their time to admire the various plants and flowers along the way. Birdwatchers may also spot some of the local bird species, such as the Madeiran Firecrest or the Canary.
As the hike nears its end, hikers will come across a beautiful waterfall known as Ribeiro Bonito Waterfall. The waterfall is a stunning sight, and visitors can take a refreshing dip in the natural pool at the base of the waterfall.
Overall, the Levada do Rei levada walk is an excellent choice for those looking for a scenic and moderately easy hiking trail with plenty of natural beauty to discover. The stunning landscape, impressive engineering, and refreshing natural pools make this hike an unforgettable experience.
For your own safety, DG Travel may change, postpone or cancel the walks with short notice. This will only happen due to adverse weather conditions, landsliding or other reasons beyond or control.
Should you need to cancel your reservation, you will only be refunded, should your cancellation be made at least until 16h00 of the previous day of the tour/walk.
Please prepare yourself with good walking shoes/boots and a warm coat (in case of low temperatures in the mountains).