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Full-Day 4WD Tour to Nordeste

Ponta Delgada, Portugal
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8 hours (Approx.)
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Offered in: English and 1 more
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At a Glance

8 hours (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English and 1 more

Description

This tour is a great choice for nature lovers. Spend a day exploring the most beautiful sites in and around Nordeste. Take the stress out of driving on unfamiliar mountain roads, by having a driver for... More
This tour is a great choice for nature lovers. Spend a day exploring the most beautiful sites in and around Nordeste. Take the stress out of driving on unfamiliar mountain roads, by having a driver for the day to take you between dispersed off-road sites in a 4WD. You’ll see forests, mountains, waterfalls, and stunning viewpoints. Highlights include Salto do Cavalo, Salga, Ribeira dos Caldeiroes Park, Santana, Nordeste, and Pedreira.

Highlights

  • A 4WD tour will take you to hard-to-reach off-road sites near Nordeste
  • See spectacular waterfalls, and viewpoints such as Salto do Cavalo
  • A guide will show you secret places locals love that you wouldn't find alone
  • No navigation worries—a driver will navigate so you can focus on the views

What To Expect

Summary

In a comfortable 4WD jeep depart from Ponta Delgada at 9:00 a.m. with an informative, friendly and professional nature guide and follow the North Coast route of São Miguel Island, towards Achada das Furnas.... More
In a comfortable 4WD jeep depart from Ponta Delgada at 9:00 a.m. with an informative, friendly and professional nature guide and follow the North Coast route of São Miguel Island, towards Achada das Furnas.

Head to Salto do Cavalo viewpoint located at 805m altitude and offering a breathtaking view that extends over the Furnas Valley, as well as the
... More
In a comfortable 4WD jeep depart from Ponta Delgada at 9:00 a.m. with an informative, friendly and professional nature guide and follow the North Coast route of São Miguel Island, towards Achada das Furnas.

Head to Salto do Cavalo viewpoint located at 805m altitude and offering a breathtaking view that extends over the Furnas Valley, as well as the North and South Coast of São Miguel Island. Continue to the parish of Salga, the first of the municipality of Nordeste and enjoy the view of Salto da Farinha. Head to Ribeira dos Caldeirões Park located between the parishes of Achadinha and Achada, to enjoy the imposing waterfall and a set of water mills. Continue through the picturesque parishes of Santana, Santo António Nordestino, São Pedro Nordestino and Lomba da Fazenda towards the center of the Village of Nordeste. Take a break and enjoy the local gastronomy (own expense) and the good hospitality characteristic of the Azorean people.

Take the tour again and head to Pedreira towards Tronqueira Road, a dirt route that crosses Serra da Tronqueira from Nordeste to the municipality of Povoação. Stop at Serra da Tronqueira viewpoint and embrace the imposing view over the mountain range and Pico da Vara, the highest point of the Island with 1103m and dazzle with the Laurissilva forest, composed of Azorean Cedar, Azorean Blueberry, Azorean Sweet Bay and Azorean Holly, endemic plants, natural habitat of the Priolo. Proceed to Pedreira jumping from belvedere in belvedere, Ponta da Madrugada, Ponta do Sossego and Vista dos Barcos, which of them the most beautiful, full of flowerbeds that make Nordeste the most flowery municipality of the Azores.

Back to Ponta Delgada along the North Coast route of the Island finish the tour taking in the backdrop of the beautiful sunset before being dropped off at your hotel around 5:00 p.m.The course on/off road may vary according to climate conditions.

What's Included

Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
Local taxes
Transport by air-conditioned 4WD vehicle
Personal Accident Insurance
Driver/Certified nature guide
Snacks
Bottled water
Coffee and/or Tea
Gratuities
Lunch

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Centrally located Ponta Delgada hotels or in a range of 25Km.

Departure Time

9:00 AM

Before You Book

The fine print

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Operates
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • If canceled due to extreme weather conditions, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Product code: 41171P9