Sete Cidades Caldera Walk

6 hours

Start at 9:00

Max 8 people

€ 55 per adult, € 41 per child

What's included

Pick-up/Drop-off (only in Ponta Delgada)

Picnic lunch

Water bottle

Expert guide/driver

Highlights

The breathtaking views of Sete Cidades lake

Visit the amazing Miradouro do Canário

Discover small hidden crater lakes

Enjoy ample views of São Miguel island

Description

Be picked up at your accommodation in Ponta Delgada and road trip towards the west part of the island across relaxing green pastures. Arrive at the top of the volcanic complex of Sete Cidades and start one of the most scenic hiking trails you can ever do!

Walk around the rim of Sete Cidades caldera, enjoying stunning perspectives from different angles over the lakes. Look to the other side, outside the caldera and the views are also incredible, with a panoramic over the north coast of the island.

Prepare for a breathtaking moment when you reach the viewpoint of Miradouro do Canário.

Be surprised by the beauty of some smaller crater lakes which are hidden gems unknown to most Azores visitors.

Reach some of the highest peaks of São Miguel and enjoy great views of a large portion of the island's outline.

This trail perfectly demonstrates the great scenic beauty of the Azores.

Meeting point

Pick-up included in Ponta Delgada between 9:00 - 9:15. Please be ready at 9:00, but don't worry if it takes us another 10-15 min to get to your accommodation. If staying outside of Ponta Delgada, please contact us. You can request a pick-up for an additional cost or you can come meet us at the tourism office in Ponta Delgada downtown.

What to bring

Sturdy hiking shoes

Backpack to carry picnic and water

Long hiking trousers (to prevent leg scratches)

Rain/wind jacket (weather conditions can change quickly in the Azores and can be windy in high altitudes)

Important notes

Good physical condition required

Why book with us

Small groups

We believe sustainable tourism is what is right for the Azores, not mass tourism, therefore all our tours are run in small groups, in a peacefull and relaxed way

Support the locals

We are based in the Azores and work with small local businesses, therefore your money is helping the local economy instead of international coorporations

Only the best

We offer you only the best and most unique experiences the Azores has to offer, provided by the best suppliers. We believe 100% in all our services.