São Miguel East Full Day Tour With Furnas Including Lunch - Ponta Delgada

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    Pickups take place between 9am and 9:15am, *We may not arrive at exactly 9am, we usually have more than one pickup at a time and may not get to yours first. Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Ponta Delgada city accommodations., If you are staying outside of Ponta Delgada, an additional cost may apply, or a meeting point in Ponta Delgada will be provided.
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point

Overview

Discoverthe East halfof So Miguel island, includingFurnas, Vila Franca do Campo, Ribeira dos Caldeires waterfall, tea plantationsand more!Observe the volcanic fumaroles in action, enjoy tremendous views overFurnas lake and town, be impressed by the cliffs and waterfalls of Nordeste (East coast) and learn how Azoreantea is made.Lunch is the famous "cozido", the local stew slow cooked in the volcanic soil, with drinks, dessert and coffee also included!!Possible to swim in the thermal pools in Furnas (optional, not included).Personalised attention only possible in a small group (8 people max).Expert guide to answer all your questions throughout the day.Book together with So Miguel West tour, to guarantee seeing the absolute best of So Miguel in just 2 days!

Highlights

  • Lunch included
  • Hotel pickup included
  • All entrance fees included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Excellent value for money

Know More about this tour

Be at ease with your 9:00am morning pick-up from your hotel to meet your guide and join a small-group (up to 8 people) for an amazing personalized day trip to the East half of So Miguel island.

Enjoy a spectacular view from Nossa Senhora da Paz, a secluded church in the mountains, which overlooks the entire town of Vila Franca do Campo and the islet in the sea ahead. Quick stop in town to get the famous local 'queijadas' (pastries) fresh from the bakery.

Discover Furnas, a magical town built inside a volcanic caldera and enjoy some of the volcanic delights that the volcano offers to the locals. Immerse in the relaxing thermal pools (optional, not included), observe the boiling 'fumaroles' (smoking holes) in action andwatch the famous 'cozido' stew being pulled off the volcanic soil before enjoyingit in a localrestaurant for your included lunch.

In the afternoon, get to the craters top to enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of Furnas lake and town. Continue toNordeste, the east coast of the island, withsome majestic cliffs and make a mandatory stop at Ribeira dos Caldeires waterfall.

Finish with an afternoon cup of Azorean tea (complimentary) and learn how tea is made in a traditional tea factory.

Itinerary:

Full itinerary of the tour:- Ilhéu Vila Franca do Campo (view from the town)
- Nossa Senhora da Paz viewpoint
- "Queijadas" (pastries of Vila Franca do Campo)
- Lagoa das Furnas (Furnas Lake)
- Caldeiras da Lagoa das Furnas (volcanic springs)
- Watching removal of "cozido" food from the ground
- "Cozido" lunch, including wine (or drink of choice), local pineapple for desert and coffee
- Pico do Ferro viewpoint over entire Furnas Valley
- Ponta do Arnel (Nordeste)
- Natural Park of "Ribeira dos Caldeirões"
- Gorreana Tea Plantation (guided tour about tea process)

Inclusions

  • Lunch (cozido stew, drink of choice, dessert, and coffee)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (Centrally located Ponta Delgada hotels)
  • Bottled water
  • Expert driver/guide

Exclusions

  • Thermal pools (optional)
  • Any service not mentioned as being included

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Instant confirmation at time of booking

Pick-up information required upon booking

Hotel pick-up is provided in Ponta Delgada city, please inquire about any other pickup locations for an additional fee

Pickup in Ponta Delgada takes place between 9am and 9:15am