This route connects the station of Damaged Water Therapy in St. George, carried within the womb of Ribeiro Bonito. It’s from a combined forest that run most of the streams current.
Levada Do Rei image
Now Ribeiro Bonito, the sensation is of being in a real pure sanctuary. The Ribeiro Bonito is without doubt one of the areas the place dwells the Laurel Forest – World Pure Heritage by UNESCO since 1999 – a real unspoilt!
Right here, the clear water is flanked by Tis (Ocotea laurel), Laurel (Laurus azorica) and Madeira mahogany (Persea indica) which can be dwelling to firecrest (Regulus ignicapillus maderensis), finches (Fringilla coelebs maderensis) and different birds of identified Madeiran fauna.
Whole distance: 5.1 km (5.1 Km + return)
Time: 3h 30m/3h
Most altitude: 710 m
Minimal altitude: 530 m
Dwelling: St. George WWTP
Finish: WWTP St. George
It’s endorsed: Waterproof and acceptable footwear (boots)
Cautions: Slippery Ground