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Furnas & Nordeste: Full-Day Tour from Ponta Delgada

Product ID: 167061
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Explore the highlights of Furnas and Nordeste, the east of São Miguel Island. Visit the tea factory, Furnas, admire the hot springs, discover the beautiful waterfalls of Ribeira dos Caldeirões and the impressive Ponta do Sossego Viewpoint in Nordeste.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, French, Portuguese

Pick-up included

Accommodation within 10 kilometers of Ponta Delgada city center
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the famous thermal pool in Furnas
  • Taste the last natural tea on the planet and learn how it is made
  • See how the locals cook the famous cozido
  • Visit the highlights of Furnas and Nordeste
  • Enjoy a stress-free day
Full description
After pick-up at 9:00 AM and a briefing, cross the island to the north coast. Make your first stop at Samta Iria viewpoint, and head to the Tea Factory Porto Formoso. Enjoy a splendid view over the bay, a magnificent garden and a tea tasting.

Head back to the road, and stop at the Pico do Ferro Lookout on top of the Furnas Volcano crater to admire the interior of the volcano, the village and the Furnas Lake. Begin your journey into the crater and stop for a hike or a dip in the botanical garden, and the Terra Nostra or Poça da Dona Beija thermal pool. Admire Furnas Lake, where Cozido das Furnas are made using the heat of the volcano. Taste this typical and famous food at a local restaurant. After lunch, hike in the area of ​​the boilers and visit the many volcanic manifestations, taste some of the many mineral waters, or stop for a traditional liquor taste.

See the Natural Park of Ribeira dos Caldeirões and its watermills, a magnificent waterfall, and the trail that winds along the river. Visit the Northeast Village, admire the Bridge of seven arches, and the Vista dos Barcos Lookout. Stop at the Ponta do Sossego, an authentic garden by the sea, to observe the vastness of the ocean. Return to your hotel at around 6:00 PM.
Includes
  • Guide
  • Insurances
  • Pick-up and drop off
  • Traditional lunch, drinks, dessert and coffee
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Swimsuit, towel and flip flops are strongly advised if you plan to include a thermal experience
• Viewpoints at higher altitudes may be windy and chilly, the use of an rain jacket is advised especially during the cold weather
• Please remember to wear comfortable shoes
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 9 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
4.7/5
Value for money
4.4/5
Safety
4.8/5

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Product ID: 167061