Duration
8 Days/7 Nights
Travel Type
Escorted Tours
 

Mother Nature has created a land full of natural beauty, ready to be explored, in the blue immensity of the Atlantic Ocean: the Azores.
Visit São Miguel, the largest island, with its seductive Sete Cidades and Fogo Lagoons. Faial, the Blue Island, and its huge mass of hydrangeas in different shades of blue, which frame the houses, separate the fields and border the roads. And the Island of Pico, second largest in the Azores and one that is home to Portugal’s highest mountain, Pico.

Inclusions

7 night accommodation at 3* and 4* stars hotels
10 meals : 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches
Arrival and departure transfers between airport or harbor and accommodation
Half day tour to Sete Cidades with English speaking driver/guide
Full day tour to Furnas with English speaking driver/guide
Entrance fee to the Terra Nostra Botanical Garden during the full day tour to Furnas
Entrance fee at the Monitoring and Research Centre of Furnas
Full day tour Pico with English speaking driver/guide
Entrance fee to two museums or one museum and the volcanic cave of Gruta das Torres (the museums are: Whalers Museum and Museum of the Whaling Industry)
Full day tour Faial with English speaking driver/guide
Entrance fee to the Interpretation Center of Capelinhos Volcano (closed on Mondays and bank holidays)
Symbolic contribution to social and environnemental institutions: Rabo de Peixe Sabe Sonhar & Life Priolo: 1€
Flight São Miguel – Faial – São Miguel with AIRPASS airfare. *See the AIRPASS regulations in Special Notes. If it is not possible to apply AIRPASS fare, there will be a supplement to the normal airfare (please consult us)
Boat tickets: Faial – Pico – Faial

Exclusions

Meals other than those mentioned on the program – Local guide on the island of Pico – Supplement to the normal and flexible airfare – Upgrades to superior rooms – Supplement for reservations in hotels other than those mentioned in the program – Any other items not mentioned in the inclusions.

Additional Information

Note

The days of the tours may be changed at our convenience. The tours may have to be in taxi with an English speaking driver.

Included AIRPASS REGULATIONS (please consult us – changes after publishing may occur):

For passengers holding an international ticket, residing outside Portugal
Issuing of ticket 15 days prior to departure.
Cancellation -non refundable
Rerouting after departure: no refund
Voluntary routing changes after issuing ticket permitted to upgrade to normal fare
Change name after issuing ticket permitted with penalty
Accompanied Children: under 2 with seat pay: price on request.

1

DAY 1 SÃO MIGUEL

Transfer from the airport to the hotel. Rest of the day at your leisure.

Accommodation : São Miguel for 3 nights

2

DAY 2 SÃO MIGUEL

Departure to Sete Cidades Lakes by the mountain road, where you get a very nice view of the flat part of the island. Stop at the Vista do Rei belvedere. Stop at the village of Sete Cidades. On the way back, visit the pineapple plantations. Free afternoon.

Meals : Breakfast

3

DAY 3 SÃO MIGUEL

Departure from Ponta Delgada to Furnas by the south road. Stop at the village of Vila Franca do Campo. Arrival in Furnas valley, passing by the lake. Visit of the botanical garden (time for a swim in the natural hot water swimming pool) and the hot springs (lunch included). Return by the north coast visiting a tea plantation and Santa Iria view point.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

4

DAY 4 SÃO MIGUEL - FAIAL

Transfer to the airport. Flight to Faial Island (1 hour). Transfer to the hotel. Free Day.

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : Faial for 3 nights

5

DAY 5 FAIAL – PICO - FAIAL

In the morning, transfer to the harbor. Ferry to Pico Island (30 minutes). Full Day Pico. Departure from Madalena through the north coast in direction of Cachorro and Lajido. Continue to S. Roque to visit the Whale Factory and the natural swimming pools. Continue by the mountain road towards the lake of Capitão, at 900m. Stop at Lajes to visit the Whalers Museum. Stop for lunch. Continue along the south coast, short stop at Mistérios de São João, then continue to São Mateus to visit the church. Continue in direction of Criação Velha where Pico’s vinyards are a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

6

DAY 6 FAIAL

Departure from Horta to a Full Day Tour Faial. It begins heading to the village of Flamengos to visit the Botanical Garden of the Island. Next, the tour heads up to the Natural Reserve of the Caldeira of Faial, surrounded by the blue hydranges. It keeps going towards Ribeira das Cabras viewpoint, along Serra of Feteira. Stop for lunch. Descent to the Fajã in Praia do Norte. Visit to the Capelinhos Vocano Interpretation Centre. The Volcano erupted from 1957-1958. On the way back to Horta, quick stop at Varadouro to admire the amazing Morro of Castelo Branco, ending the day in Monte da Guia, already in Horta, to admire one of the best views of the city and the Bay of Porto Pim.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

7

DAY 7 FAIAL - SÃO MIGUEL

Transfer from the airport to the hotel. Rest of the day at your leisure.

Meals : Breakfast

Accommodation : São Miguel for 1 night

8

DAY 8 SÃO MIGUEL - DEPARTURE

Transfer to the airport.

Meals : Breakfast

Prices per person, in $ CA, starting from, in double occupancy

Land Package Single if travelling with minimum 1 other participant Single if travelling alone and is possible to be alone on tour
 

Daily departures 2022 (with a minimum of 2 passengers)

Double

Single

Single

16 May to 26 September

2339 2929 3859

27 September to 25 October

2249 2729 3679

Triple Occupancy Reduction

on request on request on request

 

*For regular flights with more flexibility, supplements from +$50 to 100$ or more apply. Please ask your travel agent for exact price of the moment.  From September 25th the hotel Vila Nova will be substituted by the Hotel Canadiano. The Hotel Canadiano does not provide HB*, therefore the HB price mentioned on the chart refers only to the Hotel Azoris Faial Resort.

**Prices in this document are for information only; they were issued at press time, for the current year. Please note that due to exchange rates and temporary promotions, they can increase or decrease at any time. Contact your travel agent for the price and promotion of the moment The prices indicated exclude the contribution to the Customer Compensation Fund of $3.50 per $1,000 of tourism product or service purchased from a travel agent in Quebec.