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Caminhando

Madalena, Pico 9950-226, Portugal
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Great halfday tour

Mr.João Xavier was very easygoing. He replied to my email promptly and gave me flexible and useful... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2017
annamarie Y
,
Dalian, China
via mobile
Great full day island tour!

My husband and I went on a tour of the island with Cecilia. She was an excellent driver and tour... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
alexs27
,
Edmonton, Canada
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“take pictures” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Madalena, Pico 9950-226, Portugal
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Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Mr.João Xavier was very easygoing. He replied to my email promptly and gave me flexible and useful advice on the half-day tour I'd like to do. He picked me up at the airport and drove me to gruta das torres just in time to catch...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

My husband and I went on a tour of the island with Cecilia. She was an excellent driver and tour guide! Her English was very good and she let us stop as often as we wanted to take pictures. We never felt rushed. We only...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2017

We went to the island Pico in September 2017. In advance we arranged a Pico climb with the company Caminhando. We decided to have a tour just for both of us. I wrote with Joao several emails. Everything was really professional. Depending on the weather...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2017

Our guides Ricardo and Pedro were great, making sure we take the right path and put our feet in the right place. João was very supportive throughout the booking process, answered every query quickly and tried to accommodate our crazy last-minute changes. I wouldn't hesitate...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2017

Last week we climbed Pico mountain with a fantastic guide Riccardo. He gave us invaluable advice for the ascent and descent. Thanks to his encouraging words this was an unforgettable journey for us and the 4 boys! Muito Obrigado!

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Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

Yesterday we climbed with the Guide Cecilia to the Pico Mountain. Beside the amazing view from the Pico Piquinho and the beautiful weather, we were very happy to have Cecilia in front of us. She could explain us very good how to put our feet...More

Thank Carmen M
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Reviewed July 4, 2017

We booked a guided ascent of Mount Pico with Caminhando. Our guide, Cecilia, was excellent. Helping us navigate the, at times, very tricky and slippery footing - particularly on the way down. We were also very lucky with the weather. Cloud formed below us at...More

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Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

We used Joao and his teams services only for transfers as we did not want to climb the Pico. We were not properly trained and a mountain like this has to be taken seriously. Nevertheless Joao offered transfers and we also planned a longer hike...More

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Reviewed April 8, 2017

Caminhando - Aminacao Turistica. Enjoyed a truly memorable day tour with Mr Joao Xavier, who not only shared the sites of the entire circumference of Pico (with many interesting stops along the way) but also across the island. A thoroughly pleasant person, his knowledge of...More

Thank KHealyO
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João X, General Manager at Caminhando, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2017

Thank you for your wonderfull Review , and your great company . Please come again ,maybe next time for Mt Pico.

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Reviewed January 27, 2017

I have done the hike of Pico twice with Caminhando, once through the night to get to the top at sunrise and once during the day, and loved it both times! Cecilia is such an attentive guide, always starting at the right pace so that...More

1  Thank Estacy
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