Rabaçal Levada walk | Madeira Levada walk
- Rabaçal Levada walk an enchanted fairyland of singing waterfalls. 100% nature!
- One of the most beautiful Levada walk in Madeira Island with stunning landscape and breathtaking sceneries.
- This walk is inserted in a World Heritage site by UNESCO since 1999, the Laurissilva forest is also considered one of the seven wonders of Portugal.
Rabaçal levada walk
The Madeira Levada Walks are irrigation channels built in the past in order to transport the water from the north of Madeira Island to the south, nowadays the function of the Levada walk is not only to transport water but also is a tourism attraction receiving millions of tourist per year.
We operate in full Laurissilva Forest, a World Heritage site. From this point, we can observe one of the most beautiful valleys of Madeira, the Rabaçal Valley and down to the Forest House of Rabaçal. The Levada Rabaçal begins in Paul da Serra, more precisely in Calheta.
After a few meters of pure beauty, we make our first visit to the stunning waterfall of Risco.
After a break in the Risco balcony, we follow our path.
All around you can be dazzled by the green beauty of the forest and the sound of nature, the natural heart of Madeira Island
We can enjoy a variety of plant species and listen to the water running along the Levada walk.
In the end of the Rabaçal Levada walk, we find the 25 Fontes and its beautiful green and fresh lagoon, surrounded by giant ferns.
After appreciating its natural and breathtaking scenery, we go round the same track back.
Price per person: 36,00€
Duration: approximately 4 hours and 30 minutes
Distance: 13 km
Highest point: 1290m
Lowest point: 900m
Note: Tunnels and Vertigo
Includes: Official Mountain Guide, transport and insurance (Required by Portuguese law)
Picnic – Normal: 8,00€
Picnic – Salads: 10,00€