Admire all details of Laurel Forest, UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site, from flowers and tree to birds and butterflies. Be amazed with the views of deep valleys and high mountains of Madeira island. This tour combines a short and easy walk through beautiful Laurel forest with flora and bird watching in the stunning mountainous centre of Madeira island.
First you are guided along a Levada (Madeiran water channel) through the humid and evergreen native forest to a fantastic view point. Here the Trocaz Pigeon can be scoped while Chaffinches and Robins play around you. The way back is by the same route with contrasting views and Firecrests can be seen jumping from one branch to another as day gets warmer. This humid and evergreen native forest contains the world's largest continuous area of ancient laurel trees and is a delightful environment.
Location: Funchal, Portugal
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2012-Nov-01 To 2013-Dec-31
Half Day Fauna and Flora Tour to Laurel Forest - Birdwatching and Hiking
Departure Dates: Fridays Commences: Funchal, Portugal Departure Point: Selected Funchal or Canico city center hotels Departure Time: 9:00am
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
Return Details: Returns to original departure point
Hotel pickup and drop off (selected hotels only)
Pair of binoculars for the group's use
Food and drinks, unless specified
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A moderate amount of walking is involved
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Note: Flights are NOT included and unless otherwise stated above transfers and car hire are also NOT included.