Sao Miguel

Starting Point

Sao Miguel

Best time to travel

all year

Recommended Length

8 - 10 days

Best for

A bit of everything

Activity Level **




- explore the beautiful Sete Cidades lakes on a hiking tour
- discover lively Ponta Delgada on a unique Tuktuk tour
- enjoy a traditional cooking experience at a stately quinta in the countryside
- canyoning adventure in the beautiful Ribeira dos Caldeiroes Nature Park
- relax at the beautiful Terra Nostra SPA, baths and gardens

São Miguel alone is worth a visit and is the perfect destination if you are limited for time. Explore all corners of the island from Ponta Delgada and Furnas while enjoying fantastic adventures like hiking, canyoning, kayaking or whale watching and spend some relaxing days in the soothing warm waters at the thermal springs of Furnas.


Day 1 - arrival - overnight in Ponta Delgada
Day 2 - Ponta Delgada TukTuk tour - whale and dolphin watching tour - overnight in Ponta Delgada (25km)
Day 3 - hiking the Sete Cidades crater - SUP adventure on the crater lakes - pineapple plantation - overnight in Ponta Delgada (70km)
Day 4 - Traditional cooking class in a stately quinta - overnight in Ponta Delgada (60km)
Day 5 - hiking on Lagoa do Fogo - snorkeling Vila Franca do Campo - overnight in Furnas (50km)
Day 6 - canyoning at the Ribeira dos Caldeiroes - Nordeste - overnight in Furnas (80km)
Day 7 - Free time in Furnas - cook your own Cozido over thermal hot springs - overnight in Furnas
Day 8 - departure


- accommodation in good standard middle-class hotels and/or guesthouses
- private transfers or private care hire for the entire trip
- activities, visits and tours as outlined, with a certified, English speaking guide where desired/required
- all taxes and insurances for the activities
- expert travel planning, trip preparation and 24/7 on-tour support

*  The activity level is based on the amount of tours and activities included (1 - few tours and activities with a lot of free time, 5 - a lot of tours and activities with little free time). The activity level does not reflect the difficulty of the activities or tours included. Itineraries can be tailored to match the preferred level of activity.