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Ponta Delgada
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Sete Cidades Half-Day Tour

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    What to Expect
    9 am - Pick up in Hotel or in city center

    9:20 am - Carvao viewpoint - you can see both the north and south sides of the island

    9:30 am - Empadadas Lake, located around the volcano of Sete Cidades and is considered of unique natural beauty

    10:00 am - Canario Lake; a small, beautiful lake surrounded by untouched vegetation

    10:30 am - Vista do Rei viewpoint, one of the most famous viewpoints of Sete Cidades, overlooking the crater and south coast of the island

    11:00 am - Salto das freiras viewpoint.

    11:15 am - Santiago Lake a small vulcano crater which is located inside of the huge vulcano crater of Sete Cidades, a beautiful lake surrounded by untouched vegetation.

    11:30 am - Sete Cidades Church (center of the village, time for a break or coffee, 30 minutes) located at the bottom of the crater of the vulcano. A peaceful village where time seems to stand still

    12:00 pm - Escalvado (Mosteiros) viewpoint overlooks Mosteiros is a fishing village, famous for its great summer houses, beach, and natural pools made of lava formations. A great village to visit

    12:30 pm - Ilha sabrina or Ferraria viewpoint

    01:00 pm - Drop off at Hotel or City Center
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We do the pick up outside of Ponta Delgada Center, but we need to charge the transfer.

    If you come in a Cruise, we do the pick up on Cruise Terminal, please give to us the name of your Cruise.


    • Portas do Mar, Ponta delgada
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    • Entry/Admission - Caldeira das Sete Cidades
    • Lunch
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Our driver was knowledgeable and took us in a small van. We met people we became good friends with for the rest of our cruise. We were lucky to have beautiful weather to see beautiful scenery including mountains and lakes.
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    Our guide Antonio picked us up from the cruise ship, we left 15 minutes early, and were the first ones at our first stop, the pineapple plantation. He also stopped at a beautiful baroque church turned museum that was free to visit on a Sunday. He was mindful of one person in our
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    It was a cloudy day, however our tour guy, Rui, made it a very enjoyable tour for us. He was accommodating and friendly. The lack of view due to the weather condition was well made up by Rui’s guided description and hospitality.
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    Our tour guide Leon picked us up from our stay. It was only the two of us. During the tour he explained a lot of things especially historical informations about the island in a very good english. We can happily recommend this tour!
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    My ATV tour was cancelled. I called this place directly the afternoon before, and they booked me on their half day tour, which no other tour would do in such short notice. The tour guide, Rui, was phenomenal, and he went above and beyond. I had the best time ever, and when I
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    Elaine C
    Laguna Woods, California
    Great way toes beautiful sites.
    Our driver was knowledgeable and took us in a small van. We met people we became good friends with for the rest
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    Whale watching
    The crew in the boat was very good. They were knowledgeable and very willing and happy to share their knowledge
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    Theo T
    Great tour!
    Very nice service with a very informative guide. In only 4 hours we had a full tour of the lakes in Sao Miguel! We
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    Berlin, Germany
    Exactly what you pay for
    Its an amazing way to learn more about the Island if you didn't rent a car. We had a wonderfull guide, she
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    Half-day Tour Lagoa de Fogo
    Excellent tour. Although Lagoa de Fogo (Fire Lake) was fogged in, our guide Rui went out of his way to make up
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    Anchorage, Alaska
    Great tour, fantastic guide!
    Our guide Antonio picked us up from the cruise ship, we left 15 minutes early, and were the first ones at our
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    It was a cloudy day, however our tour guy, Rui, made it a very enjoyable tour for us. He was accommodating and
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    Burscough, United Kingdom
    Lovely Day 😎
    We booked the trip only the day before online. It was easy to do and it asked me to call the number listed for
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    Jacqueline C
    Tulare, California
    Good service
    Our driver waiting for us at the airport upon our arrival. He was a very polite young man, his vehicle wasn't
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    Ian D
    Combo tour two dats Sao Miguel
    Excellent two days with outstanding scenery. Our tour guide Ruy was superb and very knowledgeable , making the
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