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Hiking Tour to Serra Devassa & Nascentes do Canário | Full Day

Description

This full-day adventure will allow you to discover the volcanic complex of Sete Cidades on a different path, but always including the most emblematic sites. This hike is, by the way, challenging but the landscapes are incredible with hidden lakes, aqueducts and water springs, all surrounded by endemic vegetation. It will lead us to the highest point of Sete Cidades: Pico das Éguas.

This circular trail starts at Muro do Carvão, where our guides will tell you about the places of interest that we will visit during the day.

Hiking through Serra Devassa, we will have the chance to see Lagoa do Caldeirão, pass by the Pico das Éguas, Lagoa das Éguas and Lagoa do Canário. There, it will be time for a break to have our light meal.

Have you already heard about the Grota do Inferno viewpoint? It is one of the most famous places in São Miguel island. We will go there and then continue along Canario springs to reach Serra Devassa back. Taking a different route, we will be able to see another lake, Lagoa Rasa, and enter in the area of Lagoa das Empadadas to go back to the starting point.

Learning about the geomorphology of the island, this is the perfect way to discover Sete Cidades on a complete but least known path.

Duration
Duration
About 7h
Distance
Distance
10.4km
Difficulty
Difficulty
Medium

Location

Sete Cidades


Recommendations

Hiking tours are available from 8 years old. If you have any food restriction please inform us at least 48h before the tour. If you have any knee problem, please inform us when booking.

Cancellations up to 72h before the tour.

Please bring:

  • Comfortable light clothes
  • Sweater, raincoat, backpack
  • Walking boots or shoes
  • Hat, sunscreen
  • Water and snacks

Meals

Light meal (sandwich, cake, fruit, water, snacks)



50

Price per adult

29.25

Price per child

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This program includes
  • – Guide
  • – Walking sticks
  • – Visit to Grota do Inferno viewpoint
  • – Light meal (sandwich, cake, fruit, water, snacks)
  • – Pick up and drop off in the center of Ponta Delgada, spots to be designated. Other areas can increase the value of pick up to be confirmed with our services
  • – Insurance (personal accident & liability)
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