Departure of ponta delgada city, first stop at miradouro do carvão, where you can observe the north and south coast of the island. Next we go to lagoa do canário, located in the middle of a dense vegetation of cryptomeria trees. We continue to miradouro vista do rei to enjoy one of the 7 wonders of portugal, lagoa das sete cidades. Next we stop at cerrado das freiras, another belvedere where you can get another view from the village and the lake. We proceed the tour to visit lagoa de santiago, another beautiful volcanic crater. A short break is taken at sete cidades village where you can visit são nicolau church or simply enjoy the fresh air of nature. Immediately we follow to miradouro do escalvado where you can overlook the village of mosteiros and ferraria. We continue our tour along the west coast of the island to ponta delgada around several villages and having the sea and the mountains has background. Stop for lunch, menu at your choice.(fish, meat or vegeterian) after lunch we visit 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 fruit liquors made with island fruits and also milk liquors. 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.(possibility of bathing) 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 mts. Around 2841 feets. The return is along the south coast of the island. Our last stop, the pineapples plantation, which is farmed inside glass greenhouses, unique in the world. Like that, we finish our tour.
all tours starts and finish at your hotel´s reception area.
Full day tours – start at 9:00 am to 17:00 pm.
All payments are made directly to the tour guide,in cash, on the end of the tours.
No deposit is required when services are booked.
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