Ponta Delgada: Full-Day Hiking Tour to Sete Cidades

Ponta Delgada: Full-Day Hiking Tour to Sete Cidades

From US$ 52.83 per person

Discover the West side of São Miguel and the Sete Cidades lake on a scenic, guided day trip.

About this activity

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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese
Pickup optional
Please wait in the lobby of your hotel 10 minutes before the scheduled pickup time.
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Walk round the rim of the Sete Cidades volcanic crater
  • Admire panoramic views of the island and coastline
  • Keep watch for native flora and fauna
  • Soak in the thermal pools at Ferraria
Full description
Explore the Sete Cidades lake, one of the most famous and legendary lakes on the island of São Miguel, on this guided hike. During the 11-kilometer hike, you will have the opportunity to learn about the volcanic formation of São Miguel and hear the legendary love story behind the formation of the lake from your naturalist guide. After getting picked up from your hotel in Ponta Delgada, head to the starting point and begin your 7-hour hike. Stop along the way to visit the picturesque Sete Cidades village and explore the surrounding volcanic region. Half-way through your hike, sit down to a delicious picnic lunch with a sandwich, cake, fruit, water, and juice. After the walk, drive along the south coast and stop in Ferraria, a delightful ocean bathing area, where you can soothe your muscles with a relaxing dip in the heated volcanic waters before getting dropped off back at your hotel.
  • Pickup and drop-off inside Ponta Delgada
  • Walking stick
  • Visit to Sete Cidades village
  • Picnic lunch (sandwich, cake, fruit, water, juice)
  • Naturalist guide
    Not suitable for
    • Children under 8 years
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Sun hat
    • Swimwear
    • Towel
    • Snacks
    • Sunscreen
    • Water
    • Comfortable clothes

    Know before you go

    • If the sea conditions make it unsafe to swim in the ocean, you will have the option to visit the thermal spa at your own cost
    • All the bookings are booked according to van or jeep availability

    Product ID: 134280