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Portugal Azores Islands --4 Islands 8 Days Essential Map

Highlights

  • Direct flight from Toronto to Azores just for 5.5 hours
  • Visit the beautiful islands compare to the Pearl of Pacific - Hawaii
  • Amazed by the 4 islands in Azores, visit the famous Capelinhos Volcano Interpretation Centre
  • 2 nights 5-star accommodation at Pedras Do Mar Resort & Spa
  • Stay 2 nights Each at Terceira Island and Faila Island, more leisure time enjoyment
  • Enjoy all dinners at hotel with the Portugese gourmets
  • Taste the famous white wine on the island, enjoy the European style vacation
Day 1 Toronto - Terceira
Take overnight flight to Terceira, Azores Islands Portugal. Enjoy gourmet on board.
Day 2 Terceira L D
Arrival to TERCEIRA and transfer to the hotel. After having lunch in the hotel, you can enjoy a walking tour in Angra do Heroismo. Then you will get on the sight-seeing coach which will take you through the following places: Convento São Gonçalo, Palacio dos Bettencourt, Azores Cathedral, Convento da Esperança, Angrense Theater, Palace of the Captains General, the public garden, Old Square, Town Hall, Church of Mercy, Marina de Angra do Heroism with a view to the Fortress of S. John the Baptist. Dinner Overnight in the hotel. Accommodation: Hotel Caracol or similar
Day 3 Terceira B L D
After breakfast, you will departure from the hotel towards Monte Brasil, passing by the main touristcs spots classified by UNESCO as Universal Patrimony. Stop at Pico das Cruzinhas. Here you can observe the most beautiful view over the city and its surroundings. The tour goes on to São Sebastião with a visit to the Chapel which considered to be one of the most ancient in Azores. Then drive to Praia da Vitoria city stoping for a short stroll. After lunch, continuing to Serra do Cume, visit the famous natural swiming pools “Praia dos Biscoitos”. Then Back to Hotel for Dinner. Accommodation: Hotel Caracol or similar .
Day 4 Terceira - Faial Island - Horta B L D
Take 30 mins flight to Faial Island after breakfast. After hotel check-in and lunch, visit the city of Horta by bus along the south coast, driving through the agnificent sight of the Harbour and Pico island. Arriving to Caldeira, a protected natural area due to its vegetation. Then head back to Horta and visit the Marina de Horta, enjoy the painting on the side walk, you can enjoy the famous and popular Jin at Peter’s cafe. Accommodation: Hotel Azoris Faial Resort or similar
Day 5 Faial - Valcano - Pico Island - Wineary Tour - Faial B L D
After Breakfast, visit Capelinhos Volcano Interpretation Centre, you will have the opportunity to know some of its history occurred in 1957. Afterwards, take 20 mins Ferry Ride to Pico towards Arcos do Cachorro, impressive rock formations the ocean makes an exciting show of sound and colour. Continue to the area of “Mistérios” mystery – admire the signs of first volcanic eruptions. Visit São Roque village, enjoy the opportunity to see the Museum of the whaling industry. Drive along to Lajes then stop at Lagoa do Capitão. After lunch visit the whaler’s museum. After do a quick stop at Misterio de São João, visit to the wine cellars of verdelho (Know as the CZARS wine) in Madalena, and have the chance to taste the wine (included). Accommodation: Hotel Pedras Do Mar Resort & Spa or similar.
Day 6 Faial - Sao Miguel B L D
Take 30 mins flight to Sao Miguel after breakfast in Hotel. Once arrived in island, towards the most western part of the island, where the mountains and lakes of Sete Cidades are situated. Stop at the belvedere of Vista do Rei, one of the most important panoramic stops of the island, where the blue and green lakes can be observed in an enormous volcanic crater. You will pass through a mountain road with beautiful sights over the central part of the island. A stop will be made at the pineapple plantations to observe how this tropical fruit grows here. Clients will also have the chance to taste the pineapple liqueur. Accommodation: Hotel Pedras Do Mar Resort & Spa or similar.
Day 7 Sao Miguel Island Tour B L D
Departure towards south side of the island through Barrosa Mountain. Stop at the belvederes to admire the beautiful and peaceful lake with outstanding surroundings. Descend by the north side to reach the city of Ribeira Grande to observe the Barroc Architecture from the XVII and XVIII centuries. From this last belvedere can be observed the biggest and oldest volcanic crater at the bottom of where lays the Furnas Lake and where the natural spas of Furnas valley are located. Once in Furnas, lunch will be served, the famous “Cozido das Caldeiras”. After lunch a visit the park Terra Nostra and the hot springs. Return to Hotel driving along Furnas Lake. Accommodation: Hotel Royal Garden or similar.
Day 8 Sao Miguel - Toronto B L
Breakfast in the hotel, free at leisure on your own. After lunch at hotel transfer to airport for flight back to Toronto.

Prices

Departures:2018 - 3/9, 3/10, 4/20, 8/17, 8/24, 9/21, 10/19
Toronto Departure:from CA$3479/Person (Taxes and fuel surcharges are included CA$580)
Vancouver Departure:from CA$4079/Person (Taxes and fuel surcharges are included CA$580)
  • Price is based on 2 adults sharing a twin room.
  • Child rates for age 2-11 share bed with 2 adults in a room with no extra bed.
  • Tour leader, driver and tour guide service fee (EUR€10 per day)
  • Final Payment must be received 60 days before departure.
  • Additional charges may apply during high season.