The levada trails can get quite narrow and sometimes you have to walk along small and narrow walls. In winter the path can be wet and slippery, so take extra care. The walk from Caldeirao Verde to Caldeirao Inferno sometimes leads through tight tunnels, make sure to take your headtorch with you.
Tips, hints and links
Packed Lunch is essential if you are walking the whole route (to Caldeirao Inferno), you won’t pass any restaurants or cafes on either routes. Packed lunch is available at your accommodation in Santana (at a small additional cost). Make sure to order the packed lunch upon your arrival or at least the night before. Always make sure to carry plenty of water and to keep hydrated during your walk.
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All normal walking equipment are required: walking shoes/boots, water and windproof jacket, plenty of water and snacks for during the day. Be careful when you are planning on taking your walking poles with you as the paths can sometimes be quite narrow and there might not be enough space for them. It is required to take your headtorch with you today as you’ll pass through numerous tunnels on your way to Caldeirao Inferno.