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Van Tour to Lagoa do Fogo | Half Day

  • fogo lake road

    lagoa do fogo trip

  • lagoa do fogo sao miguel island

    fogo lake sao miguel island

  • caldeira velha waterfall

    caldeira velha geothermal activity

  • caldeira velha baths

    caldeira velha natural pools


If you are looking for a half-day comfortable trip to see some of the most magnificent highlights of São Miguel Island, then this is a tour that we will recommend. You will be able to see the beauty of the Nature Reserve of Fogo.

During this van tour, you will witness secondary volcanic activity, bathe in the natural warm waters of Fogo volcano and also know more about the electricity production in São Miguel. 

On this van tour, we take you first to the top of the mountain Serra da Água de Pau, also called Pico da Barrosa, as well as the viewpoint of Lagoa do Fogo, where some awesome open views over Fogo Lake await you. From up there, you will be able to admire the volcano’s crater as well as the island and on the back, the ocean. 

The vividly colored blue lake is known as one of the most beautiful lakes of the island. Once up there, you will truly understand why.

On the descent, we will drive you to Caldeira Velha where you can take time to bathe and relax in a thermal pool with a waterfall, surrounded by endemic fauna and flora.

The last stop will be the beautiful waterfall of Salto do Cabrito, where sometimes, people go canyoning. To end this tour, we pass by the center of Ribeira Grande. 

Note: the visit to Salto do Cabrito can be done by foot due to the road and weather conditions.

About 3.5h


Lagoa do Fogo - Caldeira Velha - Ribeira Grande


Please contact us if you are traveling with children in order to provide child seats. 
Please bring: Comfortable light clothes, walking boots or shoes, sweater, raincoat, backpack, swimsuit,  towel, hat, sunscreen, water, snacks


Price per adult


Price per child

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This program includes
  • – Guide
  • – Visit to Pico da Barrosa
  • – Visit to Fogo lake viewpoint
  • – Visit to Caldeira velha, bathing possibility
  • – 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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