During your trip you’ll witness secluded lagoons as you stroll from fajã to fajã (coastal plain), view magnificent panoramas from the slopes of the highest mountain in Portugal, sense the tranquility that surrounds the great crater lakes and see the fascinating results of the most recent Azorean eruption. You’ll also have enough free time to enjoy the towns and villages at your own pace, sampling the local delicacies and watching the calm pace of local life go by.
We’ll be staying in comfortable hotels throughout the guided walking holiday and using taxis to transfer us to and from the walks. Walks are gently paced (we won’t be racing to the finish!) and are aimed at the moderately fit. No walk is longer than 18km and most will be around 10km.
Dates for the guided walking holiday on São Miguel & Central Islands : 27 May – 10 June 2017, 15 – 29 July 2017 and 12-26 August 2017.
Self guided option : If you like this itinerary and the walks it offers, but can’t make any of the dates or prefer a more independent holiday, then why not book our self guided option. Same walks, same accommodation but instead of a walking guide, you get route notes and maps and taxi transfers to and from the walks.
We include more : When comparing our guided walking holiday with other companies, bear in mind that we include all walks, picnics on walk days, any restaurant transfers necessary and accommodation in good quality comfortable hotels. You will also have a professional local guide who is fluent in English and who will accompany you throughout.
Evening meal arrangements : Evenings are free, however your guide will make a reservation each night at a local restaurant for those wishing to come along. The evenings are relaxed and informal, with an average 3 course meal with wine costing around £15-£25pp.
Price Per Person
We can create a tailor-made holiday to suit your budget.
INCLUDED: International flights (guide price), interisland flights, accommodation on B&B sharing basis, guided walks as described in the itinerary, picnics on full walking days, all walk and airport transfers, experienced guided services and airport taxes. EXCLUDED: Meals not specified as above, insurance and single supplement (if you prefer to have your own room the supplement is £340 for May and £410 for July/August). Additional excursions on free days.
You will be staying in comfortable hotels and guesthouses throughout the holiday.
We have included some of the best guided walks in the Azores.
This guided walking holiday covers five of the Azores’ most stunning islands – São Miguel, Terceira, São Jorge, Faial and Pico.