After the pick-up we will start our tour through the western part of the island, passing by the Pico do Carvão viewpoint with landscapes filled with different shades of green, giving you the opportunity to see the unforgettable North and South coasts of the island. Then, we go up to Lagoa das Empadadas, which will show you our Nature at the highest levels in terms of beauty, through the precision of the contour of Japanese cryptomeria that provide an atmosphere of tranquility never seen before. Then, we start our adventure on a dirt track where you can be at 856m altitude with a view over the entire island, as well as the interior of the Sete Cidades caldera with an unforgettable landscape. We will continue our trail along the mountain ridge around the caldera and enjoy the unique beauty of the volcanic caldera of Sete Cidades where we can make several stops including the famous Viewpoint of the Cumeeiras das Sete Cidades. After visiting the ridge, we will go down to the lagoons together and discover the natural beauty that exists there, followed by lunch in a traditional restaurant in the parish.
After our visit to the Sete Cidades volcano, we left towards the Fogo volcano, covering the whole southwest coast, contemplating the blue and crystalline waters. Then, we will head towards the city of Ribeira Grande where we suggest stopping at one of the black sand beaches, the well-known Santa Bárbara beach, where a stage of the world surfing championship takes place. Then we will visit the historic center of Ribeira Grande and other places of great interest. We will head towards the Ponta do Cintrão viewpoint to appreciate part of the North coast and its magnificent cliffs. After visiting this unique place, we will start the ascent of the Fogo mountain, following some dirt paths and some water courses by jeep. On the way up to the mountain, we can have an optional stop at the Caldeira Velha Natural Park, rich in endemic plants and thermal water pools with temperatures that can reach 38 degrees and the iconic waterfall there. Continuing our route, we will reach the top of the mountain of Lagoa do Fogo, an iconic place on the island of São Miguel. In this place we will have the opportunity to see the fantastic view to the huge caldera of the famous Lagoa do Fogo with its striking blue and green tones and unique in this world, as well as the Cities of Lagoa, Ponta Delgada and Ribeira Grande.
This way we are sure that you will have a memorable walk enjoying the best that nature has for you, with the company of our guides.
- Off-road ride with great panoramic views
- Explore the lagoons and volcanic craters on board a 4×4 vehicle
- Travel on secondary roads feeling the true Azorean atmosphere
- Climb to the edge of a volcanic crater located more than 650 meters above sea level
- Venture to pass on some rivers with us.
- Discover the beach where the world surf championship takes place.
- Learn about the history of the Azores with your expert guide
- Small groups where you will have all the attention you need
- Unforgettable experience
|Schedule||09:00 - 17:00H|
|Local||Departure: Ponta Delgada
Arrival: Ponta Delgada
Outside Ponta delgada has additional costs
|Full Day||Approximately 7: 00-8: 00 hours|
|Itinerary||The itineraries listed above describe only some of the places of interest, serving only as a basic guide, however we travel through many other places, which you can discover on our tours.|
|Group Size||Minimum of 2 people
Maximum 8 people
|Possibility to visit||Pinery, Traditional crockery factory, Caldeira old, Fabrica de Licores.|