Can you walk from Monte to the Botanical Gardens?
Then can you get a cable-car back to Monte before getting another cable-car back to Funchal?
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Monte and the botanical garden is in two different valleys and walking between the two will take a long time and is not a good idea.
You can take the cable car to Monte and then take the other cable car to the botanical garden.
Then from there walk back to Funchal, as the Botanical garden is a lot closer to Funchal than Monte and being a down hill walk, this is not too hard.
In Monte you can visit the Monte Palace tropical Garden. I like this garden even more than the Botanical Garden. I visited both several times.
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