Embark on an unforgettable full-day hiking tour to Lagoa do Fogo, a volcanic crater lake surrounded by stunning natural beauty and rich history. As you traverse the seemingly untouched trails, you’ll pass by ancient plant ruins, convents, natural swimming pools, and charming beaches, all while surrounded by endemic vegetation that adds to the colorful scenery.
Enjoy a delightful picnic by the lagoon, nestled in the heart of the volcanic crater. Here, you can marvel at the fertile flora and fauna that emerged from the ashes of the volcano, creating an idyllic paradise that feels lost in time. Don’t miss out on the chance to experience this remarkable adventure and immerse yourself in the wonders of nature.
This is probably one of the most beautiful trails in São Miguel island.
You will pass by a diversity of landscapes: from green valleys to the river, waterfalls to big ruins. It is one of the most pristine places on the island.
The path to Lagoa do Fogo runs through a great variety native and endemic vegetation.
It is not a touristy trail as it is quite long, but people don’t know what they are missing. You’ll have the opportunity to enjoy the lake from a less famous but still wonderful perspective.
– After the check-in at our shop, or the pick-up in Ponta Delgada, let our adventure begin. Our guide will welcome you and lead you to one of our comfortable vehicles for a great experience.
Our first stop will be at Miradouro do Pisão. It’s an amazing viewpoint over the natural pools and the convent of Caloura.
The starting point of the hiking trail will be near Agua d’Alto beach.
We will have our picnic on the shore of the Lagoa do Fogo. Enjoy its landscape and the crystal clear water as well as the caldera of the volcano where the lake sits.
It can be a bit challenging to go both ways but the landscapes make it all worth it! Let’s go back to the starting point.