Guided tour

Sao Miguel: Eastern Tour with Lunch

4.8 / 5

4 reviews

Sao Miguel: Eastern Tour with Lunch

From US$ 68.69 per person

Explore the Eastern coast of Sao Miguel by off-roading through lush vegetation, beautiful villages and views over the sea.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Portuguese, English
Pickup included
• Pickup is included for accommodation in the center of Ponta Delgada city (pickup outside this area is available at an extra cost) • Please wait in your hotel lobby or outside the hotel 20 to 30-minutes before the scheduled pickup time • Drivers will wait no longer than 5-minutes after the scheduled pickup time

Experience

Highlights
  • Natural Park of Ribeira dos Caldeirões
  • Nordeste Village
  • Viewpoints: Ponta do Arnel, Ponta do Sossego and Ponta da Madrugada
  • Povoação Village
  • Off-road to Alameda de Plátanos and Salto do Cavalo Viewpoint
  • Lunch
Full description
Travel from Ponta Delgada to one of Sao Miguel’s northern coast’s highlights: The Ribeira dos Caldeirões natural park, where waterfalls and windmills nestle amongst the lush vegetation. From here, you’ll continue on to Nordeste village, known for its beautiful gardens and well-preserved streets. From here you’ll travel along the North-East side of the island, taking in the views over colorful gardens and the sea from Ponta do Arnel, Ponta do Sossego and Ponta da Madrugada. Your next stop will be Povoação Village, situated in the most South-Eastern part of the island. Povoação means settlement in Portuguese, and was where the first Portuguese navigators arrived on the island. Here you’ll have lunch in a local restaurant, before travelling along the Alameda de Plátanos Visconde Botelho, a large avenue surrounded by Plátanus trees. Off-roading over streams, you’ll drive to Salto do Cavolo to the Graminhais plateau for views of both Furnas and Povoação villages. From here you’ll return to Ponta Delgada along the North coast of the island.
Includes
  • Vehicle with Driver and Guide
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Water
  • Cash

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking in the vehicle

Know before you go

  • Visibility at the viewpoints depends on the weather conditions.
  • The itinerary is subject to changes.
  • The BIGTRUCK capacity is 24 people, minimum of 10 people, if the minimum number is not reached, the excursion will be made in van.
  • Bring comfortable clothes and appropriate foot wear.
  • The weather in the Azores is a bit unstable, so it is recommended to bring a rain coat.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 4 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5

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An amazing tour I loved everything I've seen. In winter very few people, ideal for the tour with peace of mind and without crowds. The tour had him hired in English (because there was no option in Spanish) but since we were just a couple from Madrid and I, the guide very kindly adapted and although he never does tours in Spanish he was perfectly understood. We were delighted with Rida!

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Tive a sorte de sermos 3 pessoas, família, com a guia e o motorista.

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