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Jeep tour to Lagoa do Fogo - full day

Description

Hop on the jeep and let’s go on an adventure in one of the wildest area of São Miguel island! From Ponta Delgada, we will drive to Fogo Lake after the pick up at 9 am. This is definitely a must-visit during your stay in the Azores! This tour will take you off the beaten track up in the highlands. The surrounding landscapes up on the crater’s rim are truly breathtaking. From the top, it is possible to see both the South and North coast of the island, with the cities of Ponta Delgada and Ribeira Grande. Make sure to take pictures of these wonderful views! After many viewpoints and stops around Fogo lake, we will drive to Caldeira Velha, a waterfall of warm iron water where you can enjoy a relaxing bath. It is located on the North slope of Fogo volcano. The tour also includes a very nice drive along the North coast of São Miguel island, with very beautiful views along the way. After this day tour full of beautiful landscapes and interesting facts about the Azores, we will head back to Ponta Delgada at the end of the day.

The price for this activity is 70€ per adult (from 13 years old), 41,75€ per child (6-12), free of charge for the youngest (0-5 years old).

Duration
Duration
7h30
Difficulty
Difficulty
Easy

Location

Ponta Delgada – Lagoa do Fogo - Ribeira Grande


Recommendations

Bring: comfortable light clothes, sweater, raincoat, walking boots or shoes, swimming suit and towel, a hat, sunblock, backpack.

Meals

Lunch in a local restaurant is included.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where is located Lagoa do Fogo?
A: Fogo Lake is located about 30 minutes away from Ponta Delgada, 23 kilometers away farther East (14 miles).

Q: Is it possible to take a dip in Fogo lake?
A: No, Fogo Lake is a natural reserve. For its preservation, it is not authorized to bathe in the lake.

Q: What is the depth of the water beneath the waterfall at Caldeira Velha?
A: It is not deeper than 80cm (31 inches).

Q: What is the water temperature at Caldeira Velha?
A: It stays approximately at 26°C (79°F) all year round.

Q: I am allergic to some food, will the lunch at the local restaurant be adapted to my food restrictions?
A: Yes, we will always try our best to adapt to your needs. Please let us know if you have any food restriction when booking.

Q: Is the entrance fee to Caldeira Velha included in the price of the tour?
A: Yes, the entrance fee of normally 8 euros is already included in the price of this tour.



70

Price per adult

41.75

Price per child

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This program includes
  • – Nature guide
  • – Visit to Caldeira Velha – warm waterfall with bathing possibility
  • – Visit to Salto do Cabrito
  • – Pick up and drop off from the tourist office or your hotel
  • – Lunch in a local restaurant is included
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