WALKING INSIDE VOLCANOES
8 DAYS • 7 NIGHTS
- 7 Nights standard rooms accommodation bb
- Option 1: 4 nights hotel terra nostra + 3 nights hotel vila nova
- Option 2: 4 nights hotel vale verde + 3 nights hotel canadiano
- 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€
Price does NOT include:
- Local walking guide
- Picnics or any other kind meal
- Upgrades to superior rooms
- Supplements to reservations in hotels other than those mentioned
COST: FROM $2,195 CAD per person Based on DBL or TWIN
NOTE: Other room type accommodations may be available see below:
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This program is fit for “nature lovers” and guests who would like to visit the islands, including walks and enjoy our nature. A guidance route-book with detailed information path routes will be provided in their arrival documentation kit, and transportation transfers to/from walks guaranteed, as per program. It may happen that other clients are incorporated in the walks, therefore all transfer times programmed for pick up/ drop off, are to be entirely respected, without changing the rhythm of the walk of each person.
CHARACTERISTICS OF WALKS & TEMPERATURE
The walks are of easy type and with duration between 2.30hrs to 4hrs. The temperature in Azores during the summer is mild, (average of 24ºC), and therefore provide pleasant walks.
DAY 1 – PONTA DELGADA/FURNAS
Transfer to the Hotel Terra Nostra in the valley of Furnas.
DAY 2 – FURNAS
In this day no transfers required to do the walk Lake of Furnas (9,2km). It starts and ends at the hotel in Furnas. During this walk, visit to the Environmental Centre of Furnas Lake.
DAY 3 – FURNAS
Transfer from the hotel to the beginning of the trail. The walk (8,4km) 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
Transfer from the hotel to the beginning of the trail.On this day you will go to Faial da Terra for the walk Salto do Prego (5 km). This walk goes along a path through an old village to a beautiful waterfall. It ends at Faial da Terra. Return transfer to the Hotel.
DAY 5 – FURNAS/PONTA DELGADA
Transfer from the hotel to the beginning of the trail.This trail (7,5km) 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 Vila Nova 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
Transfer from the hotel to the beginning of the trail.Walk to Lagoa do Fogo (15 km), 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. Return transfer to the Hotel.
DAY 7 – PONTA DELGADA
Transfer from the hotel to the beginning of the trail. Walk Sete Cidades (Option A: 11 km / Option B: 7,5 km): 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 – PONTA DELGADA
Departure transfer to airport. End of tour.
2 PASSENGER | DOUBLE from $2,195 to $2,620 | 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)
FURNAS: Hotel Terra Nostra
PONTA DELGADA: Hotel Vila Nova
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.