Azores Island Hopping

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 14+ yrs
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
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  • Starts Ponta delgada, Portugal
  • Ends Horta, Portugal
TOUR OVERVIEW
Starting in Ponta delgada and ending in Horta, the Azores Island Hopping tour is a guided walking trip that takes 14 days. You will travel through Madalena, Praiada Vitoria, Angra Do Heroismo and 6 other destinations in Portugal. Azores Island Hopping is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Discover the best of five Azores unspoilt islands; Sao Miguel, Terceira, Sao Jorge, Flores and Faial. This gentle walking holiday explores the beautiful and varied landscapes; crater lakes, extinct volcanoes, vineyards, thermal springs and craggy coastlines.

Sete Cidades - Crater walk with stunning views of the twin blue and green lakes
Whale watching - Opportunity to take a boat trip alongside whales and dolphins
Faja dos Cubres - Follow a hydrangea lined path down to this unique lagoon
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT EXPLORE
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 177 reviews
Pauline's review for another Explore tour
5 - Excellent
  • Pauline
  • On Dec 26 2019
“It was a very good trip, with an excellent tour leader.”
Josephine's review for another Explore tour
4 - Very Good
  • Josephine
  • On Jan 07 2020
“I have done a previous Morocco trip and then stayed in a hotel in Marrakech near the souk and market.The hotel was a bit lacklustre but we were near to the 'action' which I really enjoyed. On this trip we were in a more upmarket hotel but in the new town which the life was predictably dull.”
Michael's review for another Explore tour
5 - Excellent
  • Michael
  • On Jan 05 2020
“We had a fantastic holiday and we would highly recommend our tour leader Indu Singh.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1 : Join trip in Ponta Delgada on the island of Sao Miguel
  • Day 2 : Walk around Sete Cidades, see the colourful crater lakes
  • Day 3 : Enjoy lakeside walk and lunch amongst volcanic scenery
  • Day 4 : Free day; optional boat trip to look for whales
  • Day 5 : Fly to Santa Cruz on Flores Island
  • Day 6 : Hike from Lajedo to Faja Grande
  • Day 7 : Fly to Terceira Island, explore Angra do Heroismo town
  • Day 8 : Walk to Baias de Agualva; disocver Biscoitos lava pools
  • Day 9 : Fly to Sao Jorge Island, free time to explore Velas town
  • Day 10 : Walk through Caldeira de Cima gorge down to Faja dos Cubres
  • Day 11 : Free day; choice of optional walks
  • Day 12 : Take the ferry to Faial Island
  • Day 13 : Full day excursion of the island. Walks at the Caldeira and Capelinhos volcano
  • Day 14 : Trip ends in Horta, Faial Island
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • 2 nights comfortable hotel
  • 1 night simple camping
  • 1 night simple village house
Meals
  • 13 Breakfast, 1 Lunch
Transport
  • Bus, Ferry, Flight, Public Bus, Taxi
Guide
  • Explore Tour Leader, Boat Crew
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Ponta delgada and from Horta are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Azores Island Hopping tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Azores Island Hopping tour. You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 59 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 236 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 59 days before departure. For any departures within 26 November 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Azores Island Hopping tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Azores Island Hopping tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

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