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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.
7 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 | LAGOA DO FOGO

    After breakfast at the hotel, we’ll visit a traditional pineapple plantation. Then, along the west coast of the island, we’ll reach the Pico de Carvão viewpoint. The next stop will be Lagoa das Sete Cidades, followed by a break for lunch in a regional restaurant. Heading towards the north coast, we’ll visit the historical centre of Ribeira Grande and Caldeira Velha, a protected natural park.

    Accommodation in São Miguel.

  • DAY 3 FURNAS

    After breakfast, we’ll start our tour of Furnas. The first stop will be in the Caldeiras da Lagoa in Furnas, where the famous “Cozido” (boiled food) is, in fact, cooked only with water vapor from the ground. Then we will arrive in the town of Furnas, famous for geysers and mineral sources. For lunch we will try the Cozido in a typical restaurant.

    Then we’ll visit Parque Terra Nostra, famous for its biodiversity in the Azores and the world. At the end of your visit, you’ll be offered a bath in a pool of hot, iron-rich water.

    The next stop will be Europe’s only Tea Plantation, so we can visit the factory and have cup of tea. Accommodation in São Miguel.

  • DAY 4 NORDESTE

    The day begins with a trip towards the North Coast making the first stop at Ribeira dos Caldeirões. Passing through the picturesque Vila do Nordeste towards the beautiful, landscaped viewpoints of Ponta do Sossego and Ponta da Madrugada, located on the eastern tip of the island, we will see the famous lighthouse of Arnel. Heading towards Vila da Povoação where lunch will be served, passing through Faial da Terra. In the afternoon, a visit to the historical center of Vila da Povoação as well as next to the fishing port where you can enjoy the tranquility of this place.

    Accommodation in São Miguel.

  • DAY 5 WHALE WATCHING | LAGOA DO FOGO

    We’ll 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.

  • DAY 6 SÃO MIGUEL ISLAND

    Free day.

  • DAY 7 RETURN

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

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 7 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. Porém, podem ser incluidas mais refeições (sob consulta).

  • 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?

    This tour is not physically demanding as you will be driven by a driver/guide in a comfortable bus. However, you will have to walk short distances, but we’ll make sure to take our time and respect your physical needs.

Included

  • Official Tour Guide
  • Transfers Airport – Hotel – Airport
  • Accommodation in a 4* hotel with breakfast (6 nights)
  • 3 Lunches
  • Visits and entrances as indicated in the itinerary
  • 24/7 Customer Service

Not Included

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

 

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 7 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. Porém, podem ser incluidas mais refeições (sob consulta).

  • 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?

    This tour is not physically demanding as you will be driven by a driver/guide in a comfortable bus. However, you will have to walk short distances, but we’ll make sure to take our time and respect your physical needs.

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