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Half Day Hiking to the Queimadas Forest Park

Portugal

4 hours

Outdoor activity

Private tour

Experience description

On this accessible, half-day hiking adventure, you’ll discover the traditional Santana thatched houses in Madeira. You’ll be picked up in an accessible vehicle and driven to the hike starting point at Levada das Queimadas. Here, you and your guide will follow a 1.4 mile...On this accessible, half-day hiking adventure, you’ll discover the traditional Santana thatched houses in Madeira. You’ll be picked up in an accessible vehicle and driven to the hike starting point at Levada das Queimadas. Here, you and your guide will follow a 1.4 mile (2.2 km) dirt trail over mainly flat terrain, until you reach the traditional houses. These triangular houses are colorful and are part of Madeira’s cultural heritage. You can snap photos here, and your guide will tell you about the houses and the local environment. 

This tour is accessible to people with disabilities and includes accessible transportation where you can either ride in your wheelchair or leave it in the vehicle. The mountain eTrike is included in the tour. Upon request and for an extra charge, you can rent adaptive equipment for the hike such as a Joëlette wheelchair. Guides are available to provide assistance and the Levada das Queimadas stop has an accessible restroom. 

Accessibility. What to expect?

  • Assistance

    Guides / staff members have experience assisting people with disabilities

    Guides / staff members will be available to assist

  • Transportation

    Transportation is wheelchair accessible

    If needed, your wheelchair can be stored safely inside the vehicle

  • Bathrooms

    Accessible bathroom available in only one stop of the activity

  • Places

    Places visited are all wheelchair accessible and can be navigated independently

    There are smooth floors and pathways

  • Equipment

    Adaptive equipment is included and can be used independently or assisted

  1. Starting point: You will be picked up from your hotel

    Flexible

    Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle

    Flexible

  2. 2

    Levada das Queimadas

    Flexible

  3. 3

    Casas de Santana

    Flexible

  4. End point: You will be taken back to your hotel

    Flexible

From $143 USD / per person

*Price based on 2 travelers

Reliable accessibility information

Comprehensive planning

Personalized support

Keeping you safe during COVID-19

  • Cleaning measures

    Enhanced cleaning protocol

  • Safety measures

    Local authorities safety protocols followed by all staff members

  • Social distancing measures

    Social distancing measures in place

    What's included

  • Snacks

  • Tour Guides

  • Adaptive equipment

  • Accessible transportation

    What's not included

  • Meals

  • Insurance

  • Gratuities

Adaptive equipment

Joëlette hiking chair.

Joëlette Hiking Chair

The mountain trike.

Mountain eTrike

Important information

  • The same price applies to all travelers. Please select the number of travelers with and without disabilities when booking on our website.

  • Please note that the price featured is the lowest price available based on 2 people traveling. Please get in touch with our travel experts to know what rates apply for your traveling dates / number of participants.

  • This trip can be arranged for customers traveling by themselves. Assistants and trained guides will be hired to assist and help out with the logistics needed.

  • Spoken language(s): English, Spanish, Portuguese.

  • Travel insurance is not included but an appropriate insurance based on your personal needs is highly recommended.

  • There is no restriction of any kind regarding this tour.

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