Full Day Tour to Furnas 

Volcanic Experience

Jeep Safari Tour + Walking Trail + Thermal Pools + Tea

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Tour Description

Experience all the natural wonders that Furnas valley has to offer from magical secret gardens, natural thermal pools (*optional) , steam vents and fumaroles to a magnificent gastronomy experience cooked with the power of the volcanoes (*optional).

Departing from Ponta Delgada towards one of the most emblematic villages of the Azores where the volcanic nature of the islands is most readily apparent our first stop will be at the walking trail of Pico do Ferro with its outstanding landscape - and one of the best sights for an overview of Furnas Lake - that will make you wonder if you are in a fairy tale. This trail its a circular one done in muddy flat terrain and it takes more or less 1 hour and 30 minutes to be completed. We recommend you to bring your camera full charged and anti slippery shoes. Our next stop will be at Terra Nostra Botanical Garden - the first, oldest and charmer botanical garden of the Azores - where you can enjoy a dip in the thermal pools and natural jacuzzis surrounded by the most greenest scenery (entrance fees not included). You're experience at Furnas won't be complete until you try our traditional dish the cozido  famous mainly for being cooked underground and our ananás for desert (optional). After lunch you will be wrapped by the great volcanic activity existent on this valley like the steam vents, the fumaroles and the mineral waters fountains with various temperatures and flavours that gushes from the lava walls making this place one of the most richest hydrological region of Europe. On our way back to Ponta Delgada we will still have time to stop at the Gorreana Tea Factory for you to enjoy a comforting teacup at the only Tea Plantation in Europe!

What's Included

  • Pick-up/Drop-off in your hotel or place you stay at (Ponta Delgada area and surroundings)

  • Natural Parks of Azores certified tour guide

  • Walking sticks

  • Comfortable 4x4 vehicle with A/C

  • Cup of Tea in Gorreana

What's not included

  • Personal expenses

  • Lunch (optional)

  • Entrance fees in Thermal Pools, Parks, Museums and Gardens

Duration

  • 7 Hours - Full day

What to bring

  • Confortable shoes

  • sunscreen

  • hat

  • sunglasses

  • Swimming Suits and Towels

  • camera full charged

  • Walking Boots

Level of difficulty

  • Minimal/Medium

Important Information

  • Not adapted for wheelchair

  • Not recommended for people with heart conditions

Insurance

  • Our guests are covered by our insurance regarding personal accident and liability

COVID 19

Individual PROTECTION

INCLUDED

Disposable masks

Alcohol Gel

Vehicles are sanitized before and after each tour

All Guides have COVID 19 trainning

PRIVATE TOUR

up to 5 persons*

*The front seat isn't available due safety restrictions

 

Price per vehicle

325€

Duration | Full day

Day of the week | Every day

Departure Time | 09.00

Lunch | +20€* Per Person

* payable on the tour day

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VAT not included on the prices listed

AUTHORIZED COMPANY

We are certified by the Azorean Government Tourism Board

REG. 10/2012/RAA

LIC. 7/2012/RAA

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