Embark on a thrilling week-long adventure on the stunning São Miguel Island in the Azores. Our Active Package offers a variety of exciting activities, including horseback riding, canyoning, canoeing, BTT biking, and buggy adventures. With each activity, you’ll be accompanied by a local expert guide who will take you on a journey through hidden waterfalls, volcanic crater lakes, and the picturesque Sete Cidades village, among other attractions.
Along with the thrilling activities, you’ll also have the chance to experience traditional agriculture practices and enjoy delicious Azorean cuisine at local regional restaurants. Savor the taste of freshly baked hot bread, cookies, jams, a variety of local cheeses, and the heavenly “sweet rice.”
This package offers a well-rounded experience for adventure enthusiasts of all levels, making it the perfect choice for solo travelers, families, and friends. With a mix of thrilling activities, relaxation in hot springs, and exploration of the island’s natural beauty and culture, our itinerary ensures an unforgettable adventure.
Embark on your active adventure in the Azores from your chosen airport to Ponta Delgada.
Get ready for an unforgettable experience as we pick you up from your hotel and chauffeur you to the amazing Horses Stables, where pure and cross-bred Lusitano horses await you. You’ll get to ride for two hours through the stunning Azorean landscape, passing through old roads, villages, and breathtaking stone walls that are easily looked over from horseback. The ride takes you through pastures with milking cows and feels like a journey through a rainforest jungle.
This horseback riding activity is perfect for all levels, making it ideal for a fun family get-together. After your ride, you’ll be transported to a local restaurant to enjoy a great meal with the locals. Following that, our expert tour guide will drive you around Ribeira Grande, the second-largest town on the island with more than 500 years of history and heritage. End your day with visits to the stunning Caldeira Velha Park and the highly protected natural monument of Fogo Lake, taking in the stunning beauty of the Azores.
Discover the stunning natural beauty of Ribeira dos Caldeirões Park with our canyoning and hiking adventure. Our expert guides will take you on a journey through the hidden waterfalls and streams of São Miguel, where you’ll get to explore the outdoors by walking inside the water, jumping into crystal-clear pools, and sliding between rocks shaped by the flow of the stream.
Experience the thrill of rappelling down vertical obstacles, including the largest waterfall at eight meters, and jumping from heights into the refreshing water below. Our route switches between adrenaline-pumping challenges and playful areas, such as a natural slide and toboggan.
After our canyoning adventure, we’ll enjoy a delicious lunch at a local regional restaurant. The day will end with a breathtaking sightseeing tour of Nordeste and Povoação, including a visit to the native bird of Priolo habitat, Laurassilva Forest.
Our next thrilling adventure begins with a chauffeured ride from your hotel to the stunning Furnas Lake. Here, get ready to explore the middle of the lagoon by canoe and witness the breathtaking crater of one of the volcanoes that shaped our island.
As the adventure continues, our expert guide will take you to the opposite bank to see the Neo-Gothic style chapel built in the 19th century. Then, immerse yourself in the hot springs at the centre of the village before we drop you off at the Terra Nostra Botanical Garden, one of the most beautiful botanical gardens in Europe.
By this point, your lunch has been naturally cooking for seven hours in the ground with hot spring steam, and will be ready to be served. You’ll get to enjoy the most delicious and authentic cuisine in the Azores at the hotel restaurant by the garden.
Today you’ll join us on an unforgettable adventure through the picturesque Sete Cidades Village and its stunning volcanic crater lake complex. After a pick-up from your hotel, you will be chauffeured to the starting point of the tour where you’ll embark on a 3-hour circular bike ride on mostly flat terrain.
This fun and contemplative tour is perfect for those who want to get up close and personal with the beautiful scenery of Sete Cidades valley and its lagoons. The circular route will take you through the heart of the crater, and end back at the starting point, a bridge that crosses the lagoon.
After your bike ride, we’ll take you to a local farm where you can learn about traditional agriculture practices and the animals and plants that thrive on the island. You’ll also get to taste locally made delicacies such as freshly baked hot bread, cookies, jams, a variety of local cheeses, and the heavenly “sweet rice”.
Today you’ll hop on our 4-wheeler buggy and experience the Coast-to-Coast tour like never before. Explore farms with happy cows and witness breathtaking landscapes with volcanic rock walls and ocean views. Immerse yourself in nature and feel like you’re in a movie. Get ready for a unique adventure full of new experiences.
On the last day, savor a delicious breakfast and enjoy some last-minute shopping before checking out. Your unforgettable Azorean vacation concludes with a departure to your chosen airport, leaving you with cherished memories to last a lifetime.