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São Miguel East Full Day Tour with Furnas Including Lunch

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Overview
Discover the East half of São Miguel island, including Furnas, Vila Franca do Campo, Ribeira dos Caldeirões waterfall and the beautiful northeast coast!

Observe the volcanic mud pools in action, enjoy tremendous views over Furnas lake and town, dazzle with the beauty of Ribeira dos Caldeirões waterfall.

Lunch is the famous "cozido", the local stew slow cooked in the volcanic soil, with drinks, dessert and coffee also included!!

Possible to swim in the thermal pools in Furnas (optional, not included).
• Personalised attention only possible in a small group (8 people max).
• Expert guide to answer all your questions throughout the day.
• Book together with São Miguel West tour, to guarantee seeing the absolute best of São Miguel in just 2 days!
Highlights
  • Visit São Miguel’s iconic sights, including Nossa Senhora da Paz, Ribeira dos Caldeirões waterfall, and Furnas
  • Lunch of slow-cooked stew plus drinks, dessert, and coffee included
  • Travel with ease to the distant and remote locations, with hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Guide provides personalized attention only possible in a small group (8 people max)
What to Expect
Begin your tour with Ponta Delgada hotel pickup. As you head east, visit the Nossa Senhora da Paz, a church hidden high in the mountains around Vila Franca do Campo. Admire the views from the secluded vantage point.

Then head to the volcanic town of Furnas and opt for a thermal pool experience (not included), or wander its streets, before stopping for a traditional ‘cozido’ lunch. Savor the ground-cooked stew, followed by dessert and coffee.

Next, enjoy vistas of the Furnas Lake and valley from an elevated viewpoint, then onward to the Ribeira dos Caldeirões Natural Park to view its waterfall. Soak up one of the best coastal views of the island from a high cliff, then relax on your return to town, finishing with hotel drop-off.
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Reviewed today

João (John) was an excellent tour guide. He was very funny and knowledgeable about Azorean history and culture. He went above and beyond to ensure we had a great trip. Incredible tour, got a great feel for the island and saw so many beautiful places....More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed today

nice tour of the eastern side of Sao Miguel. The tour allows you to see several famous places of Sao Miguel. Even if you can probably do it by yourself renting a car, here the real added value is the guide: in our case the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank paridean
Reviewed yesterday

Drivers who love their job and transmit their passion for their island. They are listening and ultra-professional. I had made an east tour and a west tour with them, which allowed me to see almost the whole island lFor the west tour, the weather was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank NICO N
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I were pretty clueless about the whole island of Sao Miguel but this tour made us feel like we really connected with it - the hot springs and baths at Furnas were well presented and relaxing, the other stops were also very...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank kevinwasthere
Reviewed 4 days ago

We took both this and the West side tour while in Sao Miguel last month, and I highly recommend both tours. If you have time only for one tour, I personally would do the East tour. The entire island is so stunningly beautiful that the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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IAAbraham
3 August 2019|
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Response from robe0284 | Reviewed this property |
No, the East tour does not include the tea plantation. They just drive by it. It used to include the plantation but they changed for more time in the thermal baths I guess.
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Laura N
27 June 2019|
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Response from drwolpy | Reviewed this property |
We visited the tea plantation and Miguel (our guide) gave us a tour/lesson on tea. BTW, you can buy packages of tea to bring home much cheaper at the local markets in Ponta Delgada
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NewYorkCityCruiser
21 June 2019|
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Response from Soprano30 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the other post. Use Pure Azores Tours they are fantastic. If they can't accommodate you hire a car and drive there yourself. It's not that far from Ponta Delgado
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