From  £875
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Visit the Environmental Centre of Furnas
  • Witness volcanic craters
  • See the last volcano to erupt in the Azores
  • Visit a tea plantation at Sao Miguel
  • Marvel at amazing landscapes from viewpoints across the island
  • See Lagoa do Fogo and its turbulent lake
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Walking Inside Volcanoes

8 Day Tour, from £875 per person

Join this walk through Sao Miguel and its volcanic regions. Ideal for nature lovers and a must for anyone who enjoys walking through rich green pastures, witnessing aqua marine lakes and experiencing mild summer temperatures perfect for an outdoor adventure, this eight day tour is a great way to see the highlights of Sao Miguel on foot. Transfers to and from the starting point of each walk are included, as is a walking guidebook with details on trails and maps to follow.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
PONTA DELGADA
PONTA DELGADA
Arrive in Sao Miguel and transfer to the hotel Terra Nostra Garden. Check in for 4 nights.
Accommodation
Hotel Terra Nostra Garden
       
DAY 2
FURNAS
FURNAS
After breakfast, take the trail from Ribeira Funda and walk along the beach of Praia da Viola to Maia. Pass by old watermills surrounded by taro and beautiful waterfalls. (B)
Accommodation
Hotel Terra Nostra Garden
       
DAY 3
FURNAS
FURNAS
Begin a walk from Lombado Cavaleiro ending at Ribeira Quente. Explore the beach at Ribeira Quente, eat in a local restaurant or visiting the fishing port. Return transfer to the Hotel. (B)
Accommodation
Hotel Terra Nostra Garden
       
DAY 4
FURNAS
FURNAS
After breakfast, transfer to Faial da Terra and follow the trail to Salto do Prego. This walk goes along a path through an old village to a beautiful waterfall, ending at Faial da Terra. Return transfer to the Hotel. (B)
Accommodation
Hotel Terra Nostra Garden
       
DAY 5
FURNAS & PONTA DELGADA
FURNAS & PONTA DELGADA
After breakfast begin a walk to the Lake of Furnas. During this walk, visit the Environmental Centre of Furnas. In the afternoon transfer by taxi to the Hotel Vila Nova in Ponta Delgada. During the trip you will visit the most beautiful viewpoints of the north coast and a tea plantation. (B)
Accommodation
Hotel Vila Nova
     
DAY 6
PONTA DELGADA
PONTA DELGADA
This morning walk to Lagoa do Fogo and see the turbulent lake. Marvel at mountains and valleys and hilltop views before walking down to the beach to enjoy a swim. (B)
DAY 7
PONTA DELGADA
PONTA DELGADA
After breakfast enjoy a walk to Sete Cidades, visiting the crater with its emerald lake. Marvel at the beautiful view of the island, lakes and the sea before walking down to the village of Sete Cidades. (B)
Accommodation
Hotel Vila Nova
     
DAY 8
FLY TO THE UK
After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

8 day tour, from £875 per person

Price Includes


  • Return flights in economy class with Sata International from London Gatwick (from Saturday - Saturday)
  • All airport taxes
  • Private return airport transfers
  • 4 nights accommodation with breakfast in twin/double room at Hotel Terra Nostra 
  • 3 nights accommodation with breakfast in twin/double room at Hotel Vila Nova
  • Transfers between accommodation and each walking tour as per itinerary
  • Walking guide book with trail descriptions and maps

Price Excludes


  • Meals other than stated in itinerary
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Local walking guide

Tour Route Map


  1. Azores, Sao Miguel

Tour Accommodation

Hotel Vila Nova
Hotel Vila Nova
Hotel Vila Nova This modern tourist hotel is set in a perfect central location and an ideal base for exploring Ponta Delgada. The Vila Nova's 102 rooms are spacious and decorated in a......
Hotel Terra Nostra Garden
Hotel Terra Nostra Garden
Hotel Terra Nostra Garden Offering a complete wellness experience, this stunning hotel is set in a valley amongst beautiful gardens which feature a bubbling lake, outdoor......

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