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A visit to Azores with a whale watching tour included

São Miguel Island

Explore the natural beauty of São Miguel Island! Enjoy unique experiences and savour the best this island has to offer.

  • Visit lakes, mountains and waterfalls;
  • Create unforgettable memories with a Whale Watching Tour;
  • Discover the famous Furnas, where “Cozido” is made;
  • Visit the northeast of São Miguel Island.
6 days

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Itinerary

  • DAY 1 SÃO MIGUEL (ARRIVAL)

    Upon your arrival at Ponta Delgada airport, our driver will give you a warm welcome and take you to your hotel. Check-in e acomodação em São Miguel.

  • DAY 2 SETE CIDADES | FOGO LAGOON

    After breakfast at the hotel, we will visit a traditional pineapple plantation. Then, through the west coast of the island, we will reach the viewpoint of Pico de Carvão. The next stop will be Sete Cidades Lagoon. As we descend into the caldera, we can see another lagoon, Santiago Lagoon. Lunch in a regional restaurant.

    Heading to the north coast, the tour will continue along the coast, where we will visit the historic center of Ribeira Grande. The last stop will be the Fogo Lagoon.

    Return to Ponta Delgada along Pico da Barrosa to admire the view. Accommodation.

  • DAY 3 FURNAS

    After breakfast, we will start our tour in Vila Franca do Campo, located on the south coast. Then we will arrive in the town of Furnas, famous for geysers and mineral sources. We will then arrive at the Furnas Lagoon, where the famous “Cozido” (typical stewed meat dish) is in fact cooked using only the steam from the boiling underground water. For lunch we will try the “Cozido” in a typical restaurant. We will visit Terra Nostra Park. At the end of your visit, you can have a bath in a pool of warm iron-rich water.

    The next stop will at the only Tea Plantation in Europe, so we can visit the factory and have cup of tea. Finally, we will stop at the Santa Iria viewpoint to look out over the north coast.

    Return to Ponta Delgada. Accommodation.

  • DAY 4 NORDESTE

    Breakfast at the hotel. The day begins with a trip towards the North Coast making the first stop at Ribeira dos Caldeirões. Here, you will be enchanted by a beautiful waterfall, traditional watermills and beautiful gardens. Passing through the picturesque Vila do Nordeste towards the beautiful scenic viewpoints of Ponta do Sossego and Ponta da Madrugada, located on the eastern tip of the island, we will see the famous Arnel lighthouse.

    Continue towards the village of Povoação where lunch will be served, passing through Faial da Terra. In the afternoon, a guided tour of the historic center of Vila da Povoação and the fishing port, where you can enjoy the tranquillity of the area. Accommodation in São Miguel. Accommodation.

  • DAY 5 WHALE WATCHING

    Breakfast at the hotel. We will begin this half-day tour with a cetacean observation trip. We will have the opportunity to meet and admire marine mammals in their natural habitat, such as whales and dolphins. Using the technique of strategically placed lookouts on the south coast of the island, our boats set off to meet these unique animals.

    Free afternoon for personal activities. Accommodation.

  • DAY 6 RETURN

    After breakfast at the hotel and check-out, transfer to the Ponta Delgada airport. End of our services.

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FAQ'S

  • 1. What are the payment methods?

    Please, read our Payment Methods page for more information.

  • 2. How long is this tour?

    This is a 6 day tour to discover the marvellous island of São Miguel in the Azores.

  • 3. What means of transport will be used during the tour?

    You’ll enjoy comfortable, modern transport by coach or minibus.

  • 4. Are meals included in this tour?

    Breakfast at the hotel is included. Three lunches are also included.

  • 5. Are there any age restrictions for this tour?

    No, this tour is accessible to people of all ages.

  • 6. Is this tour physically demanding?

    You’ll have to walk short distances, but we will make sure to take our time and respect your physical needs.

Included

  • Guide
  • Accommodation in hotel with breakfast
  • Transfers Airport – Hotel – Airport
  • Transport in a modern and comfortable coach
  • 3 Lunches
  • Visits and entrances as indicated in the itinerary
  • Travel Insurance
  • 24/7 Customer Service

Not Included

  • Flights from and/or to São Miguel Island
  • Other expenses not previously mentioned
  • Entrances or tickets not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Meals not listed in the programme as included

 

Note: This tour can be organised privately. In this case, the conditions will be different. Contact us to find out more.

Note 2: Whenever a visit cannot be carried out due to the closure of the monument, it will be replaced by another (when possible).

FAQ'S

  • 1. What are the payment methods?

    Please, read our Payment Methods page for more information.

  • 2. How long is this tour?

    This is a 6 day tour to discover the marvellous island of São Miguel in the Azores.

  • 3. What means of transport will be used during the tour?

    You’ll enjoy comfortable, modern transport by coach or minibus.

  • 4. Are meals included in this tour?

    Breakfast at the hotel is included. Three lunches are also included.

  • 5. Are there any age restrictions for this tour?

    No, this tour is accessible to people of all ages.

  • 6. Is this tour physically demanding?

    You’ll have to walk short distances, but we will make sure to take our time and respect your physical needs.

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