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  2. Sao Miguel Island
  3. Ponta Delgada

Ponta Delgada: Full-Day Hiking Tour to Sete Cidades

Product ID: 134280
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Discover the West side of São Miguel and the Sete Cidades lake on a scenic, guided day trip.
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Duration 7 hours
Starting time 9:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese

Pickup optional

Please wait in the lobby of your hotel 10 minutes before the scheduled pickup time.

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  • Walk round the rim of the Sete Cidades volcanic crater
  • Admire panoramic views of the island and coastline
  • Keep watch for native flora and fauna
  • Soak in the thermal pools at Ferraria
Full description
Explore the Sete Cidades lake, one of the most famous and legendary lakes on the island of São Miguel, on this guided hike. During the 11-kilometer hike, you will have the opportunity to learn about the volcanic formation of São Miguel and hear the legendary love story behind the formation of the lake from your naturalist guide.

After getting picked up from your hotel in Ponta Delgada, head to the starting point and begin your 7-hour hike. Stop along the way to visit the picturesque Sete Cidades village and explore the surrounding volcanic region.

Half-way through your hike, sit down to a delicious picnic lunch with a sandwich, cake, fruit, water, and juice. After the walk, drive along the south coast and stop in Ferraria, a delightful ocean bathing area, where you can soothe your muscles with a relaxing dip in the heated volcanic waters before getting dropped off back at your hotel.
  • Pickup and drop-off inside Ponta Delgada
  • Walking stick
  • Visit to Sete Cidades village
  • Picnic lunch (sandwich, cake, fruit, water, juice)
  • Naturalist guide
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Snacks
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• If the sea conditions make it unsafe to swim in the ocean, you will have the option to visit the thermal spa at your own cost
• All the bookings are booked according to van or jeep availability

From US$ 60.58 per person

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