On this tour you will delight all your senses, while exploring the wonders of Faial, Pico, Terceira and São Miguel Islands. Astonishing views like the Capelinhos volcano, Arcos do Cachorro, the landscape of the Pico Island rock wall vineyards (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), and the Furnas valley, will sure take your breath away. While touring the regions most enchanting places, we’ll make sure to take you to its best wineries and cheese factory, so that you can savor its distinguish flavor, not to mention that you will also get to experience a traditional cozido meal, boiled in geothermic ovens.
- Round trip transfers from airport to hotels
- Nine nights stay at centrally located hotels
- Full American breakfast daily at your hotels
- Full day tour of Faial, including lunch
- Full day tour of Pico, including lunch, cheese and wine tasting
- Full day tour of Terceira Island, including lunch and wine tasting
- Full day tour of São Miguel, including its traditional cozido lunch
- Ferry tickets between Islands
The above rates are per person, based on double occupancy (land package).
- Single Supplement is an additional $450.
Rates are subject to hotel availability and are only guaranteed when paid in full.
You arrive in the early morning and take a quick fight to the island of Faial for your 3 days on the Blue Island. Upon arrival a representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel.
You begin your full day tour to discover the island of Faial by driving through the city of Horta. Horta is most famous for its cosmopolitan yacht harbor. You next stop at the scenic point of Espalamaca to view the harbor and all its surroundings, followed by a visit to the Caldeira. The Caldeira is a large crater in the central part of the island, where you view the beautiful landscape and natural protected area. Your tour finishes at the Capelinhos volcano, where the volcano last erupted in 1958. (The museum entrance optional)
Today you will take a ferry to Pico. Your full day tour of the “Mountain Island” begins at the Arcos do Cachorro, an impressive display of rock formations (one in the shape of a dog), coming out of the sea. You drive towards Sao Roque do Pico, where you will stop to visit the beautiful town by the sea. You then head on the inner roads heading south on the island. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant as the tour proceeds around the island. On your way back you will stop at a handicraft exhibition, cheese factory, and wine cellar, evening departure to Horta Faial by ferry. Upon arrival you will be brought back to your hotel.
Today you will say goodbye to Horta and hello to Terceira. Upon arrival you proceed to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure.
The full day tour to explore the island of Terceira “The Lilac Island” departs for Monte Brazil passing by the beautiful city of Angra do Heroismo stopping at Pico das Cruzinhas. This is the highest point on Monte Brasil, with a beautiful view of the city and its outskirts. The tour continues towards the eastern side of the island, showing the typical settlements and rural architecture and colorful “Imperios”. We stop in the town of Sao Sebastiao, where the church is one of the oldest of the Azores. After lunch we drive to Praia da Vitoria, and then onto Serra do Cume, with beautiful views overlooking the town of Lajes and the ocean. Our final stop is Biscoitos, a wine area, where we visit a wine cellar, and get to taste Terceira’s famous wine.
The day is free to relax and enjoy the island.
Today you will say goodbye to Terceira and hello to Ponta Delgada. Upon arrival you proceed to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure.
Today you will be off on a full day tour, to the southern and northern part of Sao Miguel. You travel along the southern coast heading toward Vila Franca, stopping at the pottery factory in Lagoa, you then proceed to the northern coast to Ribeira Grande, Ladeira Velha and a thrilling climb to Pico do Ferro with a magnifcent view of both valley and lake of Furnas. You continue to the town ofFurnas taking the southern coast to visit the Caldeiras, which are natural mineral water springs. Lunch will be served in Furnas (Cozido). After lunch you continue on your trip to Ribeira dos Caldeiroes, Nordeste via Salto do Cavalo, and return to our hotel in the evening.
Today the day is at leisure to explore the Island of São Miguel.
On your final morning in the Azores, you will have time to do any last minute shopping, or just relax. Before being transported back for your return fight home.
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