Departure of Ponta Delgada city, first stop at Viewpoint do carvão, where you can observe the narrowest part beteween the north and south coast of the island. Next we go to Canário lake, located in the middle of a dense vegetation of cryptomeria trees. We continue to Vista do Rei viewpoint to enjoy one of the 7 wonders of portugal, Seven Cities lake. 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 Santiago lake, another beautiful volcanic crater. A short break is taken at Seven Cities village where you can visit São Nicolau church or simply enjoy the fresh air of nature. Immediately we follow to Escalvado Viewpoint 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 Fire lake 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.
Full day tours – from 9:00 am to 17:00 pm.
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