TERRA NOVA TOUR
SÃO MIGUEL • FAIAL • SÃO JORGE
13 DAYS • 12 NIGHTS | DEPARTURES: FEB 09 – NOV 26, 2018
ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE FROM SÃO MIGUEL ISLAND
- 12 nights standard rooms accommodation BB (4 nights Terra Nostra Garden Hotel + 3 nights Vila Nova Hotel + 3 nights Hotel São Jorge + 2 nights Azoris Faial Garden Resort Hotel)
- Arrival & departure transfers between airport & accommodation
- Transfers between accommodation & walk tours as per description on the program
- Walking guidebook with trails descriptions and maps + SOS contacts
- Entrance at the Monitoring and Research Centre of Furnas & plantation of one endemic
- Symbolic contribution to social & environmental institutions: Rabo de Peixe Sabe Sonhar & Life Priolo: 1,00€
- Flight ticket PDL/SJZ with special “Dicount codes”. Do to certain blackdate options “Discount Code” may not be applicable, and client will be advised at the time of booking.
- Boat ticket SJZ/HOR (between São Jorge and Faial)
Price does NOT include:
- Meals not specified
- Tips, items of personal Nature
- Anything not specified under PACKAGE INCLUDES
Additional ADD-ON Options:
- Local Guides
- Upgrades to superior rooms
- Uprades to alternative hotel properties and or rentals
COST: FROM $2,090 CAD per person Based on DBL or TWIN
NOTE: Other room type accommodations may be available see below:
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São Jorge is still the island with the most beautiful and well kept walking trails of the Azores. Together with the walks on island of São Miguel, this program offer the clients an opportunity to experience two islands with a degree of difficulty of the walks are from easy to medium, having the duration between 3h00 and 5h00. The frequent mentioned “Fajãs” on the island of São Jorge are flat, low-lying areas leading to the sea on both sides of the island, formed by subsidence of the cliffs. Many have been converted in fertile orchards or farmland, producing tropical fruits and beautiful dragon- trees thanks to the micro-climate.
DAY 1 – PONTA DELGADA
Transfer to the Hotel in the valley of Furnas.
DAY 2 – PONTA DELGADA/FURNAS
In this day no transfers required to do the lake of Furnas. It starts and ends at the hotel in Furnas. During this walk, visit to the Environmental Centre of Furnas Lake.
DAY 3 – FURNAS
The walk starts at Lomba do Cavaleiro and ends at Ribeira Quente. In Ribeira Quente you can go to the beach, eat in a local restaurant or visiting the fishing port. Return transfer to the Hotel.
DAY 4 – FURNAS
On this day you will go to Faial da Terra for the walk Salto do Prego. This walk goes along a path through an old village to a beautiful waterfall (2,3Km). It ends at Faial da Terra. Return transfer to the Hotel.
DAY 5 – FURNAS/PONTA DELGADA
This trail begins in Ribeira Funda, goes along the beach of Praia da Viola and ends in Maia. With this walk you can enjoy various views of Maia, passing by old watermills surrounded by taro and beautiful waterfalls. At the end of the walk, transfer by taxi to the Hotel in Ponta Delgada. During the trip you will visit the most beautiful viewpoints of the north coast and a tea plantation (unique in Europe).
DAY 6 – PONTA DELGADA
Walk to Lagoa do Fogo, the most savage lake of the Azores, where you only can go walking. You will go along a “levada” through mountains and valleys with a beautiful view. The walk ends at a beach where you can take a swim.
DAY 7 – PONTA DELGADA
Walk Sete Cidades: visit the big crater of Sete Cidades with its blue and green lake, which offers you a beautiful view during the whole walk not only of the lakes but also of the big blue sea. You will descend to the valley and village of Sete Cidades where you also can walk along the lakes. Afternoon: transfer to hotel.
DAY 8 – SÃO MIGUEL/SÃO JORGE
Departure transfer to airport. Flight to the island of São Jorge. Transfer to the hotel in Velas.
DAY 9 – SÃO JORGE
Transfer to the beginning of the walk. Walk from Pico das Caldeirinhas to Fajã do Ouvidor. This walk is along the central part of the island leading to the highest mountain of São Jorge (Pico da Esperança) with 1053 m. Return transfer to the hotel.
DAY 10 – SÃO JORGE
Transfer to the beginning of the walk .Walk from Fajã dos Vimes to Fajã de São João on the south coast. From this side you can view Pico island with its magnificent mountain. Return transfer to the hotel.
DAY 11 – SÃO JORGE/FAIAL
Transfer to the beginning of the walk. Walk from Serra do Topo to Fajã dos Cubres on the north coast. This walk goes through a magnificent trail descending to Fajã do Santo Cristo. This protected nature reserve has an underground cave and a lake, and is the only place in the Azores where clams can be found. This Fajã is one of the most isolated places in the Azores with some summer houses and only a few families living all year round. From this side of the island you can view Graciosa island. At the end of the day, transfer to the harbour. Boat trip to the island of Faial. Transfer to the Hotel Faial.
DAY 12 – FAIAL
Free day at leisure. We suggest: City Tour Horta, a Jeep Tour or a Whale Watching Trip.
DAY 13 – FAIAL
Transfer from the hotel to the airport. End of tour.
FEB 09 – NOV 26, 2018 DEPARTURES:
RATE | DOUBLE from $2,090 to $2,619 | SINGLE / TRIPLE On Req. |
Prices are in CAD Dollars, per person for specified package, in specified room type.
DOUBLE: Based on 2 adults sharing one room (1 Queen/King -OR- 2 Individual Single/Twin Beds as per clients request)
TRIPLE: Based on 3 adults sharing one room (1 Queen/King + 1 Individual Single Bed OR 3 Single Beds as per clients request)
SINGLE: Based on 1 person sharing the room (1 Single Individual bed OR 1 Double Bed depending on availability)
OUR HOTELS (OR SIMILAR)
S. MIGUEL: Hotel Vila Nova
TERCEIRA: Hotel Angra Garden
FAIAL: Hotel Faial
FLORES: Hotel Das Flores
S. MIGUEL: Hotel Talisman
TERMS & CONDITIONS
Guaranteed Departure with minimum two passengers traveling. Rates include all local taxes and are based upon the prices of suppliers, the exchange rates, taxes and other fees in force at the time of publication of this package. Subject to availability. Subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply as published catalog tour. Click here for full booking details, policies and terms and conditions.