Departure from Ponta Delgada city. The first stop is made in Ribeira Grande city center where you can see a riverside with a small waterfall crossing through the garden. This riverside gives the town its name. Next we visit the liquor factory Mulher de Capote where you can taste some liquors made with island fruits and also milk liquor’s. We started to climb the mountain of Lagoa do Fogo, making 1 hour stop to visit the natural park of Caldeira Velha,(entrances fees not included) where you can see a hot spring and a waterfall with a natural pool. We begin our ascent enjoying the protected natural landscape of Lagoa do Fogo stopping at various viewpoints. We reached the top of the mountain with an altitude of 947 meters. Around 2841 feets. The return is along the south coast, were we do a stop to visit a ceramic factory that exist since 1862, Cerâmica Vieira. After we return to the city of Ponta Delgada. Like that, we finish our tour.
Conditions we offer you:
All tours starts and finish at your hotel´s reception area.
Half day tours – from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm or from 14:00 pm to 17:30 pm.
All payments are made directly to the tour guide, in cash, on the end of the tours.
In case you have an itinerary in mind already, just let us know and we´ll be very pleased to personalize a tour for you. For more information please contact us.