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Azores Island Hopping AZ

Tour Duration 14 Days
 

Walking on the Azores Islands

Bathed in the warm waters of the Gulf Stream, these nine volcanic islands rise up from the mid-Atlantic ridge. On a series of easy day walks we explore five of these unspoilt islands, discovering crater lakes, thermal springs, deep gorges and craggy coastlines. We can also take boat trips in search of whales and spend time in picturesque fishing villages.

Tour Highlights

  • Sete Cidades - Crater walk to Vista do Rei for stunning lake views
  • Furnas Valley - Thermal springs, natural ovens and bubbling mud pools
  • Angra do Heroismo - Lovely UNESCO World Heritage Site, a town with a colourful history
  • Sao Jorge - Walks through an unusual and varied landscape of cliffs, valleys and gorges
  • Pico - Coastal walk to the small whaling village of Lajes with the opportunity to go whale watching

Itinerary

Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Join tour at Ponta Delgada, on the island of Sao Miguel

  • 2
    Walk around Sete Cidades. See the colourful crater lakes

  • 3
    Enjoy lakeside walk and lunch amongst volcanic scenery

  • 4
    Free day; optional boat trip to look for whales

  • 5
    Fly to Terceira Island. Explore Angra do Heroismo town

  • 6
    Coastal walk to Biscoitos

  • 7
    Fly to Sao Jorge Island. Free time to explore Velas town

  • 8
    Walk through Caldeira de Cima gorge down to the coast

  • 9
    Free day; choice of optional walks

  • 10
    Ferry to Pico Island. Free time to explore local area

  • 11
    Coastal walk to Lajes. Optional boat trip

  • 12
    Free morning; optional walks. Ferry to Faial Island

  • 13
    Free day; optional tour of island or boat trip

  • 14
    Tour ends in Horta, Faial Island

Tour notes

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Azores Island Hopping
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Included meals 13 1 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Transport
Flight, Public Bus, Taxi, Ferry
Accommodation
13 nights Standard Hotel
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Boat Crew
Group Size
Generally 10 - 16