São Miguel: 2-Day Island Highlights Tour including Lunches

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Take a captivating 2-day sightseeing tour of São Miguel with a local storyteller. Delve into its rich history and lush nature, explore volcanic wonders, unwind in hot springs, and savor local food.

Highlights

  • Visit a 100% natural tea plantation and a pineapple plantation
  • Join extra activities like a thermal bath in the Terra Nostra botanical garden
  • Surprise yourself with the unparalleled beauty of our landscapes
  • Taste the Azorean gastronomy through the 'Cozido das Furnas' & typical buffet
  • Explore waterfalls in Ribeira dos Caldeirões Natural Park

Description

This tour package is flexible and can be taken on non-consequential days, subject to availability. The order of the tours may not be as shown. Take advantage of two full-day tour pack at a special price and Join us to adventure São Miguel island exploring Furnas volcano, sete Cidades volcano, Fogo volcano, Nordeste and much more. Experience the best of what the island has to offer on in a 2-day tour pack experience with pick-ups included from Ponta Delgada, Ribeira Grande and Lagoa. On the Western side Tour (Sete Cidades & Lagoa do Fogo), start by visiting a pineapple plantation in Ponta Delgada followed by Vista do Rei viewpoint. From this spot, admire all the beauty of the blue and green lagoon with the picturesque parish of Sete Cidades on its edge. Descend inside the volcano, stop at the Cerrado das Freiras viewpoint and Sete Cidades parish for a regional lunch, visit the main church of São Nicolau. After lunch, leave towards Escalvado viewpoint overlooking the ocean, Ponta da Ferraria and Mosteiros Islets. Departure to the Ribeira Grande city on the north coast to explore the historical center and the Jardim do Paraíso. Stop at the Mulher de Capote liqueur store for a tasting of traditional liqueurs, they are free and you can buy a nice souvenir. Up to the Fogo volcano with a stop at the Lagoa do Fogo and Pico da Barrosa viewpoints. The last one offers wonderful views over the lagoon and the whole western part of the island. Return to the starting point. On the second day, discover the island East side (Furnas & Nordeste) stopping at the island former capital, Vila Franca do Campo, destroyed in 1522 by a earthquake. Enjoy a small walk along the marina or a coffee break and try a typical conventual sweet, the 'Queijada da Vila' before heading to Furnas volcano. Discover a spectacular volcanic atmosphere in Furnas full of boilers, fumaroles and hot springs, where will be given the choice of visiting the geothermal fields and tasting the sparkling waters, or bathing in the hot springs, for an additional fee. The admission can be acquired at the attraction ticket office. Recharge your batteries with a lunch prepared on the volcanic soil, consisting of starters, Furnas stew (vegetarian option available), alcoholic drinks, juices, water, dessert and coffee or tea. After a lunch break tasting this unique delicacy, visit and explore the exotic Furnas village where hot springs, gardens and boilers transport you into a magical volcanic world. Ascend to Pico do Ferro viewpoint for a privileged panoramic view over the entire volcano crater Head to Nordeste stopping at its ex-libris, the Ribeira dos Caldeires Natural Park inserted in a beautiful valley with 5 watermills and the famous waterfall 'Véu da Noiva'. Return by the north coast stopping at the tea factory where you will visit the last natural tea plantation in the world and do a tasting.

Includes

Pickup and drop off from your selected location/hotel Transportation by shared air-conditioned vehicle Water bottle 100% Local Storyteller 1 Full day Tour: São Miguel East side 1 Full day Tour: São Miguel West side 2 Lunches (Traditional buffet & Furnas Stew) Alcoholic drinks, juices, water at lunch Vegetarian options available São Miguel island top highlights Pineapple & Tea plantation visit with tastings

Important Information

  • You will have the possibility to visit or have a thermal experience on the tour, entrance fees are not included and you should bring your own bathing suit and towel. (10€ per person)
  • Some viewpoints are located in high areas and can be cooler in winter or sunny in summer. Bring a warm jacket or sunscreen, depending on the season.
  • The clients pickup from hotels or accommodation situated in narrow streets in Ponta Delgada's downtown will be made at a pickup point as close as possible to their accommodation. Please contact us for your pickup point.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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