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Anda Walking With Emanuel
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“pico ruivo”(11 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Rua Doutor Pita 1, Funchal, Madeira 9000-089, Portugal
+351 963 984 627
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was recommended by my cousin who had walked with Emanuel. Really great guy, so informative. We only did the Paradise Levada which was easy but he has tours to them all. Half the price of most other tours with an excellent service. Why spend more?

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HeatherSmith77
Reviewed 14 December 2018

I did three levada walks with Emanuel and it was fantastic, besides having a great and peculiar sense of humor, he knows a lot about his island, fauna and flora. Extraordinarily wise man. Also the drivers, very polite and friendly. I highly recommend this company....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 8 December 2018

No one can be in the same brilliant mood every day, but being rude, bossy, grumpy and pinching ladies in the upper arm, commenting on their "chicken arms" - no way you can treat people that way, especially not paying customers. But so did Emanuel...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Barbara O
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We did the Pico do Ariero to Pico Ruivo hyke. We never generally walk with a guide but we were persuaded because of the difficulty in travelling to and from the location and what a good decision it was. Our guide Edwardo was a great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank karen g
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We booked the Lakes of Madeira 11 km guided levada walk with Emanuel. Only six of us in the group so individual attention. We've experienced his walks over at least 30 years and now always select his company as he never disappoints us. His knowledge...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Christine T
Reviewed 29 September 2018

We wanted to experience the Levada walks we had read so much about while on holiday in Maderia. We first thought we would like to walk without a guide but having looked into the difficulties of getting to and from the walks we decided to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ros1
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Went on the pico ariero mountain walk and levada 25 fontes walk. It was amazing, recommend 100%. Thanks to emanuel!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dream726744
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We booked the Pico Ruivo walk with Emanuel. Such a delightful man. Introduced himself as having done this walk for 40 years and was now 66 years of age. This was the 3rd time he had done the walk this week. As it was advertised...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 62freckles
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Apart of loving nature and the island, Emanuel will show you the character of its people and their sense of humour.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mr_rookes
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Usually when you pay for a guide you expect to find out something from the hike you take. But in this case the guide stayed behind and unless you count the safety instructions from the beginning we didn't find something extra. Yeah... we got safe...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Janet D
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Response from Stephen G | Reviewed this property |
Hi You can book phone 291 771 158 or mobile 963 984 627 We simply walked across the road from the Iberotel quinto do sol & booked at their office where his daughter is usually in attendance including Sundays. Incidentally... More