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See the massive volcanic crater of Sete Cidades on a half-day tour with an informative guide. Cast your eyes over the sweeping landscape punctuated by the blue and green Empadadas and Canario lakes. You’re treated to multiple viewpoints overlooking the crater and south coast of the island. Enjoy morning tea and snacks with pick-up and drop-off included from your Ponta Delgada hotel or the cruise port.
Discover all the beauty of the west zone of São Miguel where the volcano of the Seven Cities is located with this half-day tour, adapted for cruises and visitors. We choose the best places that will provide you with magical moments. Learn more about the famous pineapple of the Azores by visiting a plantation. stroll in the center of the parish of the Seven Cities and be amazed by the unique beauty of the blue and green Lagoon.
Even if you’re only in Ponta Delgada for a short while, maximize your time on the Azores during a stress-free shore excursion to the ancient volcanic zone of Furnas. You’ll receive personalized attention in a small group limited to six people and benefit from convenient port pickup and drop-off. Plus, you can customize your itinerary to includes stops at a botanical garden and thermal springs.
Discover the extraordinary Lagoa do Fogo on this half-day guided 4X4 tour from Ponta Delgada. This tour explores the memorable caldera, Lagoa do Fogo which means Lake of Fire. Along this voyage, you will visit natural hot pools, lush green hillsides and learn about the island’s fascinating geology.
Make the most of your time on Terceira Island with this convenient van tour. After a morning pickup, settle into your comfortable ride and head off to explore the island's attractions. See one of the oldest churches, snap a photo of the volcanic-formed swimming pools of Biscoitos, and peek inside the Algar Do Carvão volcano from the Serra do Cume viewpoint. This tour provides a great overview of the island for first-time visitors.
When your cruise ship docks in São Miguel Island, experience the best of the Azores’ natural beauty on this shore excursion. Follow the rugged coastline to Canary Lake and the Seven Cities volcano with your guide, and admire uninterrupted views over the spectacular landscapes. Breathe in the scent of wild azaleas and hydrangeas, and visit a local pineapple plantation—with pickup and drop-off at the port included on your tour.
Discover the west side of São Miguel island with ease on a full-day tour from Ponta Delgada. A great way for first-time visitors to orient themselves, this tour covers Lake Fogo, Caldeira Velha, Mosteiros, and Sete Cidades, home to the vivid Lago Azul and Lago Verde. Enjoy a traditional Portuguese lunch and hotel pickup and drop-off on this small-group tour, limited to eight people.
Make the most of your time at shore with a private tour of Ponta Delgada. Choose from three regions—Sete Cidades, Furnas, and Lagoa do Fogo—and customize the itinerary to your interests and preferences. Visit local villages, admire the natural beauty of the island, or sample the local gastronomy during your time in the Azores.
The best way to visit the island of São Miguel is on a private tour with a local guide. No need to worry about where to go or how to get there. On a private tour the car is exclusively occupied by you, your family or friends.
A great benefit to this type of tour is the flexibility of changing schedules and places to visit or even making changes to routes because of inclement weather.
You can personalize your tour based on your interests, or ask your guide for recommendations.
This Half Day Private Tour is ideal for:
- Visiting Lagoa das Sete Cidades with multiple stops along the way.
- Visiting Lagoa do Fogo with multiple stops along the way.
Pickup and drop-off at any hotel or accommodation within 5 km from Ponta Delgada.
Other pickup and drop-off location must add transfer cost.
The vehicle has a maximum capacity of 4 people. The maximum ideal occupancy is 3 adults and one child.
Shore Excursions, please add the name of Cruise and expected arrival time.
Discover the western portion of Sao Miguel Island on this half-day Jeep tour. Visit the volcanic crater at Sete Cidades and surrounding lakes and and take in the beautiful vista from 650 meters. Then explore the nearby local villages and learn about the Azorean culture form your informative guide before heading back to Ponta Delgada.
In this tour we get to visit the highlights of the Island with an incredible typical lunch included!
From the best viewpoints on the Island, to vineyards and lava pools in the north, to the most incredible patchwork made with lava walls, to some of the most incredible volcanos on the island some of which have wild bulls and native forests.
The tour itinerary is completely flexible in order to play around weather conditions and our visitors demands.
This a Tour anyone can do, no matter your age or physical condition.
For lunch we will take you along some of the island best restaurants so you can try some of the best Clay Pot Roast ever! We are also flexible with your diet, so let us know if there's something special you would like for that day.
This tour is also a perfect match to:
Mistérios Negros Full Day Hike Tour - Which allows you to visit the west side of the Island in detail.
Algar do Carvão Express Half Day Tour - Which allows you to visit the island incredible caves.
Discover the east side of São Miguel island, home to volcanic landscapes and geothermal wonders, on a scenic day trip from Ponta Delgada. With a small group, visit Furnas Lake (Lagoa das Furnas) and opt for a soak in the thermal pools (own expense). Admire panoramic views and be dazzled by Ribeira dos Caldeirões waterfall and the gorgeous northeast coast. Plus, eat a “cozido” lunch cooked in geothermal grounds.
I will drive you through amazing landscapes where flowers and green are prevalent and mild smells join us while the wonderful Atlantic Ocean merging with a blue sky is our background scenario.
The "hits" of this tour are the pineapple and tea plantations, the thermal pools at Furnas and the "optional" lunch of the traditional stew made under the ground. This tour like the others can be fully customized including visiting places that you have heard about and would like to see. with an early agreement.
If you are coming by cruise ship, the duration of this tour is adapted to the length of stay on the island, always ensuring the return to the ship in a timely and safe.
Minimum number of participants: 2 people
The Azores Island offers ample opportunities for hiking and this half-day guided hike explores one of Terceira Island’s most popular trails. Set out on a leisurely 2.5-hour hike around the Bays of Agualva, following a scenic coastal route and enjoying magnificent views over the island’s beaches, bays, and volcanic landscapes.
Private and You decide what time to end the tour!
According to the defined history the Portuguese were the first to discover the Azores.
It was discovered in the year 1427, a total of 591 years a go.
What you will see on this tour are much older structures with more of 1000 years located in several points of the Island that do not belong to the Portuguese.
These structures belong to civilizations Megalithic e Phoenicians.
This last one was discovered by us and explored by one team from the National Geographic.
To see this structures you need to make some small hikes in the nature.
It´s an unique tour!
If you want to know more information about this tour, please contact us by email.
Regular tours will only take you to a certain part of São Miguel island (either Furnas, Sete Cidades, Nordeste, etc.). This is different, you have a private car and guide for yourself. This way you will be able to get to must see sights in different parts of the island. If you didn´t have the time to read your guidebook, don´t want to rent a car, or have just one day to spend, but want see as much possible, you must let a local navigate the island for you. It is impossible to see all of it in the same day, and very tiring to drive yourself to different parts, through volcano mountains and curvy roads. Forget that, we know the island better than no other and we are able to make the most of your time: volcanos, thermal pools, waterfalls, lakes and breathtaking views all in the same day. Let us take you through this natural paradise we call home and spend your time on the places you prefer. You just have to sit back, relax and let yourself fall in love with the Azores!
A unique overlook over the center of island.
We will go up the tallest volcano, only accessible by car, so tall you will watch the vegetation get drier on the way. At the top gaze at the best view over its stunning caldera and lake. We are standing really high, so as sunnier it is the day the clearer will be the views.
On the north slope, you will have a access to the most tropical thermal pool in the island (entrance fee included). The pool is supplied by a warm water waterfall, surrounded by luxurious vegetation and the chants of birds. Afterwards we will find the tea plantation on the bottom of the slope, lines of green tea overlooking the ocean. Here you can taste the most amazing Azorean green tea, handpicked and traditionally crafted. We will head to the south slope and visit the oldest village on the island, and learn about it´s stone church and rock islet. If you tasted the tea we must end this experience with the king of the island, the most delicious pineapple in the world!
If you’ve got limited time in Sao Miguel, and you’d like to plan a personalized day tour, this is the perfect option. Avoid waiting around for other travelers, and instead, enjoy a tour with just your party and a private driver. You can customize your day based on your interests, or ask your guide for recommendations. Potential highlights include Furnas, Nordeste, Sete Cidades, or Lagoa do Fogo.
This Tour combines hiking and sightseing in one day making it a complete adventure! It's also the perfect match to our Terceira Express Tour since it explores the west coast of the island.
We first start at the most famous hiking trail in the Island, which goes around one of the most recent eruptions on the island, going amongst a great number of native plants and trees and also amazing Volcanology!
After the trail we'll enjoy an amazing lunch with local food followed by some visits of our West coast and the incredible Natal Cave!
Natal Cave Included
Spend the day exploring Terceira Island, part of the spectacular Azores archipelago, on a stress-free day trip from Angra do Heroismo. Alongside a guide, you’ll tick off top Terceira Island attractions such as Monte Brasil, Serra do Cume, and the Biscoitos, swimming pools formed by the cooled volcanic magma. For added convenience, lunch and hotel pickup are included.
Spend a day exploring hidden gems of São Miguel Island, away from the big crowds! The island of São Miguel is beautiful everywhere and has a lot to see besides the super famous attractions.
Tour in comfort by minivan in a small group led by an expert guide. Drive through the quiet roads of the inner island surrounded by forests and green pastures. See the native vegetation of the Azores in well-preserved areas and learn about their uses in the early history of the islands.
From ample views from mountain tops, to waterfalls, cliffs, a small lake, this tour goes to many amazing places that are not part of the main tourist itineraries.
This tour is accessible to everyone and doesn’t require difficult walks.
Explore the wonders of Sao Miguel’s Furnas Valley on this informative full-day tour with a small group, including lunch. Visit the island’s famed ceramic factories, snap memorable photos at Caloura, Vila Franca Do Campo and Furnas. See Furnas lake and the surrounding hot springs and indulge in a traditional Sao Miguel lunch of ‘cozido,’ a rich stew cooked by thermal vents underground. You won’t want to miss the tea factory and the Ribeira Grande City with its beautiful architecture. This is a small group tour to ensure a quality experience.