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VIP Private Guided Sao Miguel 6 Days (16-40 persons)


From $935!

6 days, 5 nights - Enjoy your holidays and learn about one of the most beautiful islands of the Azores - Sao Miguel. On this private guided Tour, our guide will take your small group through the History, Fauna and Flora of this island. The package includes hotel, breakfast, sightseeing, 5 meals and transfers. Minimum of 4 required, maximum 15 persons.

Itinerary:

 

Day 1 - Arrival to Sao Miguel and Half day Fire Lake 

The guide will welcome you at the airport and take to the hotel*.
Early afternoon, meet your guide at the lobby for a Half day Tour Fire Lake, located in the center of island, during the tour there will be some stops at the most important viewpoints, visit "Caldeira Velha". Stop in Ribeira Grande City, small walk and liquor tasting. Return to Ponta Delgada and check-in at the hotel.
The guide will meet you again at the lobby for dinner at a local Restaurant.

Note: *Depending on the arrival flight time, this tour can be moved to the last day. 

 

Day 2 - Full day City tour and Sete cidades 

Meet your guide at the hotel lobby for a city tour Ponta Delgada, the island Capital. 
During this tour, you'll experience the local life with a visit to the Farmers Market, Sao Sebastiao Church, Portas da Cidade ( the City Doors), historic Center, Santuario da Esperanca ( Esperanca Sanctuary) followed by a minivan trip to Sete Cidades ( the Twin Lakes), one of the seven Wonders of Portugal. During this tour, you'll stop at the viewpoints of Vista do Rei and Santiago before lunch at a local Restaurant.
Return to Ponta Delgada via West, passing through several villages ending with a visit to the Pineapple plantation in Faja de Baixo, where you will learn how pineapples are grown inside the glass greenhouses. 
Back to the hotel and dinner on your own.

 

Day 3 - Full day Nordeste 

Meet your guide at the hotel lobby and tour to the oriental part of the island through the south.  Stop at the famous viewpoint, Miradouro do Pisao where you'll have a view towards Caloura, continue the trip till Povoacao, a municipality located southeastern corner, where its believed to be associated with the first colonization of the island, in 1427. Before arriving to Nordeste, the least populated village, stop at the viewpoints Ponta da Madrugada and Ponta do Sossego. Lunch at a local restaurant. 
Return through the North coast, visit the Natural Park Ribeira dos Caldeiroes with its beautiful waterfalls ending with a stop at Santa Iria viewpoint.
Back to the hotel and dinner on your own.

 

Day 4 - Full day Furnas

Meet your guide at the hotel lobby and cross the island to the North side to visit the unique Tea plantation in Europe - Cha da Gorreana. Guided visit and tea tasting. Continue the tour to Furnas, stop at Pedras do Galego viewpoint, visit to the Caldeiras and it's fantastic fumaroles and geysers.The group will have the oppportunity to see taking out  the famous "Cozido das Furnas" from the ground where it stood for 6 hours cooking slow. The cozido is based on several meats, sausages and vegetables. Lunch at local Restaurant. In the afternoon, visit to the Botanical Park Terra Nostra, over two hundreds year old and well known for its natural warm pool. The guide will let you have some free time to enjoy the park and/or the pool after the tour. Return to Ponta Delgada via South with a stop in Vila Franca do Campo, the 1st capital of the island. 
Back to the hotel. The guide will meet you back at the lobby for a farewell dinner at a local Restaurant. 

 

Day 5 - Leisure day 

Enjoy this free day to walk around downtown. 

 

Day 6 - Departure

The guide will meet you at the hotel for the transfer out to the Airport.
Flight back home. 

  • Rates are per person in US dollars
  • Package can start any day of the week and all year round.
  • Private program
  • 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
Departure DateDouble SuperiorSingle SuperiorTriple SuperiorFamily Room 4 pax
7/9/2020 - 9/12/2020$1353$2411$1271$1446
9/13/2020 - 10/31/2020$1183$1993$1098$1238
11/1/2020 - 12/13/2020$938$1404$935$975
12/14/2020 - 12/31/2020$1183$1993$1098$1238

 

Included

  • 5 Nights, Hotel 5 star
  • Rooms with sea view
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Hotel tax and hotel service charge
  • Round trip airport-hotel transfers
  • Certified Guide
  • Park and entrances fees
  • 3 Lunches, drinks included
  • 2 Dinners, drinks included
  • Half day tour Lagoa do Fogo (Fire Lake)
  • Full day City Tour and tour to Sete Cidades (Twin Lakes)
  • Full Day Nordeste
  • Full day Furnas with Botanical Park entrance

 

Not included

  • Airfare. Please contact us for a quote.

 

Notes

  • Package can start any day of the week and can be customized ( subject to a new quote) 
  • Private tours for each booking
  • The hotels are located at the center and close to shops and restaurants
  • Itinerary can be change for a better organization but all services will still be provided
  • Please inform, at the moment of the reservation, if there's any food allergies or physical limitations as this package includes meals and some walks.

 

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Superior Hotels

Ponta Delgada - Azor Hotel

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Featuring 123 rooms overlooking the Atlantic, the Azor Hotel is a lively and modern hotel with an outdoor swimming pool located in Ponta Delgada, São Miguel.

Each modern room is equipped with air conditioning, soundproofing, a minibar and a flat-screen cable TV. Private bathrooms come with a bath or shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries. Free WiFi is available throughout the property.

Guest may enjoy a revitalizing breakfast every morning and the À Terra restaurant serves a varied à la carte menu with typical delicacies. In the evening guests may relax at the on-site bar.

Spa and Wellness facilities as well as a conference centre will be opening soon. Taking advantage of the natural surroundings of the São Miguel Island, a great variety of outdoor adventures and local experiences may be arranged.

Within a 15-minute walk, guests will find landmarks like São Brás Fort and São Sebastião Mother Church. Sete Cidades Lagoon is 15.5 miles away and Ponta Delgada Airport is 4.7 miles away. 

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Booking your vacation

  • Early booking is advised. Availability of accommodation is limited especially in summer months
  • If hotel named in itinerary is not available at time of booking, alternate similar same rating properties will be confirmed, and subject to new quote.
  • 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 space for you.
  • Final payment is due 45 days before departure
  • 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 departure
  • 25% of total reservation if canceled 15 to 45 days from day of departure
  • 50% of reservation if canceled 7 to 14 days from day of departure
  • No refunds if canceled less than 7 days or less from date of departure

Cancellation Policy - Airfare

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

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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

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