A family friendly action-packed holiday. This is a package for the whole family to enjoy. You will have the opportunity to view the volcanic complex of Sete Cidades and enjoy views over the lakes where you will have the chance to canoe, paddle board and cycle. To add to this experience you will be able to enjoy a whale watching trip to discover some of the marine wildlife of the Azores Islands followed by the unique opportunity of snorkeling in the volcanic crater of Vila Franca Islet. Enjoy this package with your family!
- Day 1 | Arrival
- Day 2 | Walk Tour Furnas (FD)
- Day 3 | Whale watching and Hike Sete cidades
- Day 4 | Rock climbing and Hiking Lagoa do Fogo (FD)*
- Day 5 | Swimming with dolphins (HD)
- Day 6 | Epic Canyoning Adventure (FD)
- Day 7 | Free Day
- Day 8 | Departure
* In case Rock climbing is not in your interest, this day can become a Full day Hiking Lagoa do Fogo or we can replace it with another half day tour activity. Please inform in the moment of your reservation.
Arrival and transfer to the hotel. Free day.
Walk Tour Furnas - Full day Duration: 7 Hours Pick up at the hotel. This tour will be more of a walk than a hike to the unique parish called Furnas, place where the famous Cozido das Furnas ( meats and vegetables) is cooked underground also well known for its geysers and natural waters. Starting by the south coast towards Vila Franca do Campo, the first Capital of the island destroyed by an earthquake in 1522. Visit to the Chapel of our Lady of Peace, continuing to Furnas Lake where the cozido is made and what will be served as lunch (included) at a local restaurant later on. Visit to the Botanical Park Terra Nostra established in the 18th century, known for its thermal pool of natural hot spring water 40C/ 104F rich in iron, where you can have some time to swim. After lunch, walk around the geysers and Hot water springs. Start the return back to Ponta Delgada by stopping at Pico do Ferro that offers a magnificent view over Furnas Valley. Through this North coast of the island, visit to the Gorreana Tea Plantation. The last stop will at Miradouro Santa Iria offering a view over the North Coast, from where the Volcano of Sete Cidades and the highest point of the island Pico da Vara (1105 Meters/ 3625ft). Return to the hotel.
Whale and dolphin watching- Half Day. Duration: 3 Hours No transfers included. During this activity you will have the opportunity to watch some of more than 25 cetacean species that can be found in the Azores. Although nature offers no guarantees, whales and dolphins are regularly seen during our full day tours, along with turtles, seabirds and other marine life. Before the boat trip our biologists give you a briefing to explain which cetacean species can be observed, safety measures aboard, how we respect the animals and rules of observation at sea as well as some historical facts. During the tour each passenger is required to wear a life vest (except on our catamaran). Free afternoon.
Rock climbing and Hiking Lagoa do Fogo - Full day. Extension:8km/4.97 miles | Level:Easy| Duration:4 hours
Swimming with dolphins - Half day. Duration:4 hours Imagine yourself floating in the deep blue ocean of the Atlantic, watching and hearing dolphins in their natural habitat. Learn more about the species, enjoy the ocean and find yourself on this invigorating trip! Before the trip we provide a general presentation about: the dolphin species, how to swim with dolphins responsibly in the wild, how to use a mask and snorkel, rules and how to behave around the dolphins and safety measures aboard.
Epic Canyoning Adventure – Full day. Level: easy/Medium |Duration: 3 hours
Take this day to rest and explore downtown or add any other activity, please contact us for prices and reservations.
Transfer from the hotel to the airport