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Azores 2 Island Guided Tour: Visit Terceira and Faial


Tour Overview

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. 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. 

What's Included

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)
  • Airport-hotel-airport transfers
  • Daily buffet breakfast and hotel taxes
  • Airfare Terceira| Faial

Not Included in this Package:

  • Meals other than breakfast
  • Park or caves entrances fees

Dates & Rates

Choose a Package Type

* Packages are being modified after October 11, 2023. Bookings and requests made before this date remains as per the previous program*
    Packages have two categories:
      • Superior/Premier – Includes first class 4-star lodging and Sea view rooms. Triples Room won't be possible with sea view at Hotel do Canal, when this island is on the package.
      • Comfort/Standard – Includes 4-star tourist class lodging and standard rooms. May include first class 3-star lodging.
      • Each package has a Hotel small description. For more information please visit the Hotel's webpage directly

      Room Type

      • 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
Departure DateSolo ComfortSolo SuperiorSingle ComfortSingle SuperiorDouble ComfortDouble SuperiorTriple ComfortTriple Superior
6/29/2024 - 9/30/2024$2269$2777$1827$2335$1357$1510$1135$1264
10/1/2024 - 10/6/2024$2154$2777$1712$2335$1285$1510$1087$1264
10/7/2024 - 10/31/2024$2154$2140$1712$1698$1285$1241$1087$1085
11/1/2024 - 11/2/2024$1929$2140$1487$1698$1068$1241$943$1085
11/3/2024 - 12/23/2024$1929$2007$1487$1565$1068$1174$943$1041
12/24/2024 - 12/31/2024$1929$2777$1487$2335$1068$1510$943$1264

General

Booking your vacation

  • While prices are shown in $U.S dollars, we can also charge in Euros at the prevailing currency conversion daily rate
  • Early booking is advised. Availability of accommodations and 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

  • International airfare for this package is additional to price shown on Rates table. Departure cities are limited to those serviced by SATA International (Azores Airlines)
  • If you want a quote for airfare to be included make sure to check yes when prompted during the booking/reservation request process

Booking Conditions

  • A non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $350 per person per vacation is required to book and hold both land and air for you.
  • Final payment is due 50 days before departure
  • Option to pay full price up front is available

Cancellation Policy - Land Portion

  • $350 per person if canceled up to 50 days prior departure.
  • 25% of total reservation if cancelled 49-39 days prior departure plus any other additional fee.
  • 50% of total reservation if canceled 38-31 days prior departure plus any other additional fee.
  • No refunds if canceled less than 30 days prior departure.

Cancellation Policy - Airfare

  • Airfare cancellation terms and conditions will be provided to you before ticket is booked

Refund Fees

  • A 3.9% credit card assessed fee will be subtracted from any refunded payment, including deposits refunded due to services requested not available for date of booking.

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Booking Changes

  • A fee of $35 per person, per transaction, will be charged for any revision or alteration made to a reservation after the booking is confirmed. 
  • If the change increases the value of the booking, the $35 per person fee will be waived

Travel Insurance

  • We strongly recommend you purchase travel/cancellation insurance

Hotels

Comfort Hotels

Angra do Heroismo - Hotel Cruzeiro

Hotel Cruzeiro ( Terceira)

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.

Bar Hotel CruzeiroHotel Cruzeiro ( Terceira)Hotel Cruzeiro ( Terceira)

Horta - Hotel Horta

hotel horta front view

Located in the old Azorean town of Horta, the newly-renovated Hotel Horta offers views of Pico Island. It features rooms with balconies, a large garden and an outdoor pool.

Horta’s rooms are decorated in neutral colors, and have wooden furniture. Each of the air-conditioned rooms has a cable TV and a private bathroom with a hairdryer.

The hotel’s panoramic restaurant offers international and regional dishes. The bar and the lounge offer views of the outdoor pool, the pool bar and the garden.

Guests can rent a bicycle to explore the surrounding area. Horta is famous for the whale watching and the volcanoes of Capelinhos and Caldeira.

Horta Airport is 4.3 mi away, and the hotel provides free private parking on site.

hotel horta guestroomhotel horta lobbyhotel horta pico mountain

Superior Hotels

Angra do Heroísmo - Pousada Castelo de S. Sebastiao

pousada angra do heroismo s sebastiao aerial view

Pousada Castelo de S. Sebastiao 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.

pousada angra do heroismo s sebastiao guestroompousada angra do heroismo s sebastiao patiopousada angra do heroismo s sebastiao view night

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