Trails of the Azores
Small Group Holiday
The remote archipelago of the Azores, part of Portugal but situated in the middle of the Atlantic, is a wonderful playground of volcanic origin. Crater lakes, caverns and thermal springs dot the islands, while the craggy coastline hides picturesque fishing villages. Adventure activities such as hiking and canyoning are the order of the day. Whales are numerous in the many marine reserves while on land a network of natural parks and biospheres protects the unspoiled environment. This tour has you discover 4 of the most interesting islands on foot.
Activity / Theme
On foot, flights, private minivan and boats
Adventure Coordinators Insider Tip:
May through September offers the best weather to hike in the Azores. The Azores is perhaps one of the best places on the planet to spot whales and dolphins. Blue whales can be seen during the April / May migration season. Female sperm whales and their calves can be seen from May to October.
DAY 1 Start Ponta Delgada
DAY 2 AM Lake Furnas hike; PM Botanical Gardens and tea plantations
DAY 3 To Faial; trek to Capelinhos volcano
DAY 4 Hikes on Pico
DAY 5 Trekking on Sao Jorge
DAY 6 Free time for personal explorations
DAY 7 On Praia, hike Lagoa do Fogo & Sete Cidades
DAY 8 End Ponta Delgada
All breakfasts and 5 lunches
All transport and listed activities
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