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Sete Cidades Azores 4x4 Day Tour from Ponta Delgada

Sete Cidades Azores 4x4 Day Tour from Ponta Delgada

From US$ 62.99 per person

Travel from Ponta Delgada to the magnificent Sete Cidades Massif on a full-day 4x4 excursion. See the surrounding lake, learn about volcanic activity, enjoy a traditional meal in the village, see the black basalt beach in Mosteiros, and much more.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, Spanish
Pickup included
• Pickup is available from your hotel in Ponta Delgada or the surroundings • If you are staying outside of Ponta Delgada city please contact the local partner who will inform you of pickup options
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Ride along São Miguel Island in a 4x4 vehicle
  • Learn how volcanic activity formed the landscape
  • Walk on the black basalt beach of Mosteiros
  • Visit a handful of beautiful lakes in the area
  • Choose between a private or shared tour
Full description
On this full-day tour, visit the Sete Cidades Massif, a field of alkali-basalt cinder cones and lava flows, and an area very popular for its lakes and surrounding hills. Departing from Ponta Delgada, travel up the mountain top that forms the caldera of a volcano where the lakes are located. Additionally, you will visit Empadadas and Carvão lakes, which will give you the opportunity to admire the beauty of untouched nature. Learn more about how volcanic activity formed the landscape. At lunchtime, stop off at a typical restaurant in the village of Sete CIdades, where you will eat a traditional meal. Then continue on, passing Vista do Rei, one of the island's top tourist destinations. Next, head to the Mosteiros, famous for its natural swimming pools, fishing harbor, and sandy beach of black basalt. On the way back to Ponta Delgada, you will also see the hot bathing spots caused by fumaroles on the coast.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off for Ponta Delgada city hotels
  • Professional guide
  • Insurance
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees
  • Gifts
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Unaccompanied minors
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 /5

based on 28 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Transportation
    4.9/5
  • Value for money
    4.9/5
  • Safety
    5/5

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A super great day booked through “get your guide” Juan (Hans) our guide was absolutely great. Not only is he a linguistic genius, he told us a lot about his country and its culture and showed us unusually beautiful places that we would never have seen alone. Always having fun with all of this. Our recommendation books Hans and you will experience an unforgettable day.

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December 14, 2019

We can highly recommend this tour! Our guide was Rui who was very friendly, told us a lot about the sites we visited and Sao Miguel in general. It‘s been a great pleasure exploring the sete cidades area with him and we would book this tour anytime again!

July 23, 2022

Felipe was a wonderful and competent guide who showed his knowledge of the island.....he didn't owe an answer and was very careful that no one remained uninvolved in a (our) mixed group......it was a wonderful one interesting and entertaining 8 hour tour......I'm looking forward to seeing you again

May 28, 2022

Product ID: 30749