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7 Nights S. Miguel Hiking Tour

From $1563


Experience an active holiday and try hiking on the volcanic crater of Sete Cidades or bathing in a thermal natural pool in the midst of pure nature. Go on a whale watching tour to encounter a variety of marine wildlife, such as our resident sperm whales, common dolphins and bottlenose dolphins. This is a package for a complete active experience!


  • Day 1 | Arrival
  • Day 2 | Hiking Faial da Terra (FD)
  • Day 3 | Hiking in Sete Cidades (FD)
  • Day 4 | Walking Thematic Tour Furnas (FD)
  • Day 5 | Hiking Lagoa do Fogo (HD)
  • Day 6 | Hiking Tour Nordeste (FD)
  • Day 7 | Free day
  • Day 8 | Departure


Day 1- Arrival

Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Free day.

Day 2- Hike Faial da Terra (Full Day) 

Pick up at the hotel. Faial da Terra is a small village belonging to Povoacao, located in the South East of Sao Miguel Island. The hike starts on a steep narrow road that leads us to Sanguinho – a village that has been abandoned since the early 70’s and is now being restored. The rest of the trail is in the woods, with a lot of short up and down hill stretches between very dense and beautiful vegetation. Upon reaching Salto do Prego’s waterfall, we have the opportunity for a dip before our picnic lunch. On the way back we follow a different trail but with the same characteristics. When we finish the trail we have time for a snack in town and to mingle with the local people. This trail is not recommended for people with knee or ankle problems. Drop off at the hotel.  

Day 3- Hike Sete Cidades (Full Day)

Pick up at the hotel. This full day tour will start with a drive by the south road with a picturesque view till Vista do Rei, the most famous viewpoint of Sete Cidades, where you can see the green and the blue lake. This is where the hike 8 km/+-5miles starts. The hike will go through the rim of Caldeira das Sete Cidades, on the right there will be Caldeira Seca, the parish and on the left, a view to the southwest coast of the island and its small villages. Stop for lunch/picnic by the lake and time to rest and enjoy the view. Return to Ponta Delgada and short tour at the Pineapple Plantion with an explanation on how this fruit is cultivated in the island. Drop off at the Hotel

Day 4- Thematic walking Tour Furnas (Full Day)  

Pick up at the hotel. This day will be a little more relaxing, a mix between van and walking to fully enjoy the beauty of this Village, which wouldn't be seen on a hike. The tour starts by the south part of the island, there will be a passage thru inumerous villages like Lagoa and Vila Franca do campo ( former Capital), viewpoint at Caloura. The first stop in Furnas will be at the Lake and where the fanous "cozido das Furnas" ( several vegetables and meats) is cooked undergrounf by the heat of the volcano), brief explanation about how its processed and how long it takes as well observe hot springs and fumerolles. Continue to the charming and unique Village of Furnas and stop for lunch at a local restaurant, the cozido. Please advise if there's any allergies or food restrictions. After lunch, stroll thru the historic Botanical Park Terra Nostra, planted in the 18th century with breathtaking views, there will be an opportunity for a small swim at their natural warm water pool, which yellow/brown color is due to the high level of iron (we advise used swimwear that you won't mind having stained). The tour will continue taking the North side of the island, stop at viewpoints and visit Europe's only tea plantation at Gorreana. Brief explanation how the tea is processed and opportunity to have a cup of tea. More villages will be seen on your way to the Hotel in Ponta Delgada. Drop off at the hotel. 

Day 5 - Hike Lagoa do Fogo (Half Day) 

This hike will show different views and vegetation ending at a crater and highest Lake on the island, considered a Natural Reserve. Fire Lake is the youngest volcano of Sao Miguel. Stop for lunch/ picnic and continue the hike. drop off at the Hotel

Day 6- Hike Nordeste (FD)

Pick up at the hotel.  Located in the eastern-most part of the island, Nordeste is considered to be the most beautiful region in the island and it has already been considered to be the most flower-rich region in Europe. this hike will take you to the most bautiful landscapes, stop fot lunch/picnic. continue the hike and return to the hotel. 

Day 7

Free day.

Day 8

Transfer out and departure.


sao miguel typical buildings 2048 x 920
sete cidades lake s miguel 2048 x 920
sao miguel view ponta delgada yatch harbor large
sao miguel terra nostra stream 2048 x 920
Sete Cidades summit trail - Sao Migeul Azores Portugal
Sete Cidades Lake - S. Miguel - Azores
Lagoa do Fogo - S. Miguel - Azores
Hydrangeas in S. Miguel Azores
Sete Cidades lake - Azores

What's Included


  • 7 nights Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • Assistance
  • Transfers airport | hotel | airport
  • Pick up and drop off at the hotel 
  • English speaking guide
  • Picnic during the hiking days
  • Lunch at a local Restaurant on Full day Furnas
  • Lake and Park entrance fees
  • Food crate with local products (Sao Miguel island only)

Not included

  • Airfare
  • Dinners
  • Optional activities



Dates & Rates

Choose a Package Type

For some packages you may be given a choice of different package types. They should be listed on the "Dates & Rates" tab:
  • Superior/Premier – Includes first class 4-star lodging. May include 5-star lodging.
  • Comfort/Standard – Includes 4-star tourist class lodging. May include first class 3-star lodging.
  • Boutique – Includes 4-star independent or small chain and more intimate lodging, characteristic of area being visited.

Room Type

  • Solo = Person traveling alone
  • Single = Person staying in a single room traveling with one or more persons. Single travelers share land services such as transfers and tours
  • Double = 2 Persons per room
  • Triple = 3 Persons per room

Departure DateSolo ComfortSolo SuperiorSingle ComfortSingle SuperiorDouble ComfortDouble SuperiorTriple ComfortTriple Superior
3/29/2023 - 4/23/2023$2877$3442$1981$2546$1590$1893$1563$1801
4/24/2023 - 9/30/2023$3146$3792$2250$2896$1725$2068$1653$1918
10/1/2023 - 10/31/2023$2877$3442$1981$2546$1590$1893$1563$1801


Booking your vacation

  • Early booking is advised. Availability of accommodations and inter-island flight is limited especially in summer months
  • If hotels named in itinerary are not available at time of booking, alternate similar same rating properties will be confirmed, and subject to new quote.
  • Order of islands visited may need to be altered due to flight schedule changes
  • Unless otherwise indicated, sightseeing tours are by private car with English speaking driver. Other languages are available upon request
  • Quotations with different hotels have a non refundable deposit of $50. Deposit will be credited towards final booking price

Booking your Vacation with Air

  • International airfare for this package is additional to price shown on Rates table. Departure cities are limited to those serviced by SATA International (Azores Airlines)
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Booking Conditions

  • A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $350 per person per vacation is required to book and hold space for you.
  • Deposit includes inter-islands airfare
  • Final payment is due 45 days before departure
  • Option to pay full price up front is available

Cancellation Policy

  • $350 per person if canceled up to 45 days from day of arrival plus any other additional fees
  • 25% of total reservation if canceled 15 to 45 days from day of arrival plus any other additional fees
  • 50% of reservation if canceled 7 to 14 days from day of arrival plus any other additional fees
  • No refunds if canceled less than 7 days or less from date of arrival

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  • A 3.9% credit card assessed fee will be subtracted from any refunded payment, including deposits refunded due to services requested not available for date of booking.

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