SÃO MIGUEL ISLAND -Excursion to Sete Cidades and Fire Lake in a full day
SEVEN CITIES & FIRE LAKE
Full day • Lunch in option • 8 hrs
Starting at the Hotel and following the southern coast, we left Ponta Delgada towards the Pico do Carvão viewpoint where we admire the north and south coasts. Breathtaking scenery!
We continue to Canary Lake viewpoint. We have the first view of the crater of the Seven Cities Volcano and the majestic montains that form the crater rim.
Towards the viewpoint of the King's view, perhaps the most famous viewpoint of Azores and is time to drive into the interior of the volcano, admiring the winding road that leads to the small Santiago Lake.
A brief stop at the Parish of Seven Cities to breathe the fresh air of a Parish that gives us a sense of peace and it is time to left the interior of this magnificent volcano. Direction of the Escalvado viewpoint where we can admire the village of Mosteiros and Ponta da Ferraria. Contemplating the magnificent road surrounded by hydrangeas, Plantains, azaleas and other flowers so characteristic of the Azores, we drive through the black sand beaches in direction to Lagoa City where we will pause for a traditional lunch at a typical restaurant.
Lunch not included and available in option. Starter, main course, dessert and coffee drinks are included in this lunch option.
After a well-deserved break, time to visit the Vieira Ceramic Factory, before starting the ascent to the Barrosa Peak where we saw the first time the Fire Lake and most of the western part of the island of São Miguel, South coast and north, with the Seven Cities as a backdrop. We begin our descent to the north coast, stopping at the Fire Lake Viewpoint for a glimpse of this magnificent turquoise waters lake.
A optional leisurely stop at Caldeira Velha Here we can enjoy the hot springs heated naturally by the heat of the volcano, the famous cascade of hot water and all tropical vegetation, which provides magnificent photos. (entrance 8 € person)
We stop at Ribeira Grande City, where we visit the historical center and the liquors Factory / store, for a taste of all liquors that are produced there.
Time to take back the road and storing in memory so much beauty together towards the Hotel, wishing that everything was great and that another customer, has been dazzled by this small paradise, lost somewhere in the middle of the Atlantic .
- Departures and arrivals: 09H00 - 17H00 approx. 8 hrs.
- Pick up at the door of the Hotel / Residences where staying.
- Time and flexible route to customer interest.
- Recommend: photographic machines, towel and Swimsuit.
- Payment at the end of the Tour.
- Tips are not included but greatly appreciated.
- Price of the Tour indicated: 45€ per person lunch not included.
- Option lunch: 15€ per person
- Children up to 3 years free, from 4-10 years 50% discount.
What kind of tour you provide or what should i expect?
We´re pioneers at new experiences and different tours. In Azores Dream Tours. we work harder every tour to be different and provide the best experience. All Tours itinerary, are only suggestive and can be changed during the tour, providing to our clients the best experience according to their expectations. We do not provide regular Tours with programmed time every sight or force the client stopping at "advised" points. In our tours, you´re the boss and we are here to share this small paradise with you, making sure that every day is different and a new experience.
Is tipping included?
Although not compulsory, tipping is expected and is an expression of your satisfaction whit the people who have assisted you throughout your tour.
Tipping can be expressed in many ways, a tip, a nice smile, a thank you or just sharing your experience trough a review or social network, and it is of considerable significance to us knowing that our job is appreciated.