7 Days, 6 Nights. Have a private guided tour around these two islands and get to know the best they have to offer. Terceira is the second most populated island and the third biggest in surface after Sao Miguel and Pico. A large portion of Angra do Heroismo is included in the UNESCO's list World Patrimony since 1986. This city has the best public libraries and archives in Portugal as well some important private art collections. Faial, has seen its last volcano on 1957/58 which added 2.4 km² to the island, the ruined lighthouse and the roof of houses buried in the ashes, are an attraction. This island is also famous for its Marina and paintings, a former port for ships on transatlantic routes between Europe and the Americas.
Day 1 - Terceira
Arrival and transfer service from the airport to hotel. Spend 3 nights in Terceira with breakfast included.
Rest of the day free.
Day 2 - Terceira | Full day Tour
Your driver/guide will meet you in the hotel lobby for a full day tour of the island. Depart by the south coast to Praia da Vitoria via Porto Judeu, a small fishing village. Then stop at Sao Sebastiao and its 15th parish church. Nearby is an "imperio", a small chapel that is characteristic of the towns in the Azores. Imperio are central to the religious festivals of the Holy Ghost (Espirito Santo) popular throughout the Azores. These festivals are of medieval origin but are now seldom seen in mainland Europe. Terceira boasts the most colorful imperio. Praia da Vitoria is a charming town with a main square and a pedestrian shopping street. Time for lunch (not included) in Praia. Take the mountain road up to Serra do Cume for a view of the rolling, multi-hued green fields, bordered by stone walls and hydrangeas and the harbor of Praia in the distance. Then to Algar do Carvao, a huge lava tube about 300 feet long with stalactites and stalagmites. The cave is open June 1 through September 30. Continue to Biscoitos on the north coast to see the natural lava swimming pools and to visit the wine museum. Return to your hotel by way of the typical villages of Altares, Doze Ribeiras and Sao Mateus.
Day 3 - Terceira
Enjoy exploring town on this free day.
Day 4 - Terceira | Faial
Check out from the Hotel in Terceira and transfer to the Airport.
Arrival transfer service from the airport in Horta to the hotel. Spend 3 nights at a Hotel in Horta with daily buffet breakfast included. Since their discovery in the 14th century, the Azores Islands have played an important role as a staging and victualing point for ships crossing the Atlantic, an enviable location for nations with New World colonies. Many conflicts between colonizing nations (Portugal, Spain, England) took place near Horta. Today now peaceful Horta is famous for its yacht harbor, a haven for trans-Atlantic yachts and sailboats. Visiting crews paint the harbor walls with names and pictures of their vessels.
Free Rest of the day ( please contacts for additional tour or activities)
Day 5 - Faial | Full day Tour
Meet your driver/guide at the lobby for your Full Day Island Tour. Enjoy this tour through the mountain road overlooking the Valley of Flamengos, toward Caldeira, the highest point on the island. Continue north to Capelinhos, site of the last volcanic eruption in the Azores, that occurred in the years of 1957-58 which added 2 square km to this island. The earthquakes and ashes destroyed much of the west side of the island prompting many islanders to immigrate to North America and from where many now come to visit again or just to see where their families came from. During the tour, a visit to the Center of Interpretation of the volcano Capelinhos will show how all happened (subject to business hours)
Day 6 - Faial
Free day to explore the city of Horta and enjoy its famous Marina
Day 7 - Faial
Time to say farewell. Meet your driver/guide at the lobby of the hotel and transfer to the airport.
Rates are per person in US dollars
Package can start any day of the week and all year round.
Dates shown are for tour land departure. If you are taking an overnight flight to reach the tour departure city plan to book your flight one day earlier than date shown on table
Rates do include inter island Airfare as per the program.
2/20/2020 - 3/24/2020
3/25/2020 - 6/8/2020
6/9/2020 - 9/30/2020
10/1/2020 - 10/31/2020
11/1/2020 - 12/31/2020
Solo = Person traveling alone
Single = Person staying in a single room traveling with one or more persons. Single travelers share land services such as transfers and tours
Double = 2 Persons per room
Triple = 3 Persons per room
About this Package
Terceira & Faial Island Tour this Private package includes accommodations, daily buffet breakfast, transfers, sightseeing tours, ferry tickets and experienced private local guides/drivers.
Terceira - 3 nights
Faial - 3 nights
Included in this Package:
3 nights at a Hotel in Terceira
3 nights at a Hotel in Faial
Full day Terceira
Full day tour of Faial (1 museum entrance)
Daily buffet breakfast and hotel taxes
Airfare Terceira| Faial
Not Included in this Package:
Meals other than breakfast
Park or caves entrances fees
Superior package will NOT be able to be confirmed at Pousada Forte da Horta between December 1 and February 28. Bookings will be replaced by different hotels.
Angra do Heroismo - Hotel Cruzeiro
Hotel Cruzeiro, a 4 star Hotel, is the latest hotel unit to open in Angra do Heroísmo, Unesco World Heritage city, located 5-minute walk from various points of interest, such as the Angra bay, Sé Church, Old Town Square (Praça Velha), Museum, Pico da Memória, among others.
Wi-Fi access is available in all areas of the hotel.
The hotel has a restaurant and a bar, where lunches, dinners and snacks are served and private parking.
Horta - Hotel Horta
Located in Horta, 26 miles from Pontas Negras, Hotel Horta features free WiFi access and free private parking. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar.
Every room at this hotel is air conditioned and is fitted with a flat-screen TV.
You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property.
The hotel also provides bike rental. Horta Airport is 5 miles away.
Angra do Heroísmo - Pousada Castelo de S. Sebastiao
This property is a 8-minute walk from the beach. Set on top of a cliff, Pousada de Angra do Heroismo Castelo de S. Sebastiao is a modern hotel housed in a 16th century Fortress known as Saint Sebastian's Little Castle.
The Pousada offer rooms and one suite with modern décor and furnishing. The suite and some rooms include terraces with views over the sea and the Monte Brasil. All living units contain LCD TV and internet connection.
There are 2 swimming pools: one for adults and the other for children. Guests can enjoy the regional cuisine while taking in views of the sea and pool area.
The Pousada is located in the village centre of Angra do Heroísmo was classified World Heritage by UNESCO. Angra do Heroísmo also offers many activitiy options, such as marine hunting, diving, sport fishing and boat tours.
Pousada de Angra do Heroismo Castelo de S. Sebastiao is located at a 23-minute drive from the Lajes International Airport.
Horta - Pousada Forte da Horta
Just an 8 minute walk from the beach, The Pousada Forte da Horta is set in a 16th century fortress with a view of Horta Bay and Pico island. This Pousada features air conditioned rooms, a swimming pool, and a regional restaurant. Most of the rooms offer a view of the marina.
Classified as a National Monument since 1947, the Pousada Forte da Horta offers modern rooms with cable TV and a minibar. Each private bathroom is stocked with a hairdryer and bathrobe.
A breakfast buffet is served daily on the poolside veranda terrace. Guests may taste fried pork, tuna and passion fruit pie in Pousada Forte da Horta’s restaurant.
The swimming pool area is furnished with sun beds, tables and parasols. Indoors, there is a lounge with various seating areas and a bar with a piano.
The 24-hour reception offers car rentals and free on-site parking. The Horta Airport is just 5.4 miles from the Pousada Forte da Horta.
Booking your vacation
Early booking is advised. Availability of accommodations
inter-island flight is limited especially in summer months
If hotels named in itinerary are not available at time of booking, alternate similar
same rating properties will be confirmed, and subject to new quote.
Order of islands visited may need to be altered due to
flight schedule changes
Unless otherwise indicated, sightseeing tours are by
private car with English speaking driver. Other languages are
available upon request
Quotations with different hotels have a non refundable deposit
of $50. Deposit will be credited towards final booking price
Booking your Vacation with Air
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by SATA International (Azores Airlines)
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Option to pay full price up front is available
Cancellation Policy - Land Portion
$350 per person if canceled up to 45 days from day of
25% of total reservation if canceled 15 to 45 days from day
50% of reservation if canceled 7 to 14 days from day of
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