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Sensations & emotions at Lagoa do Fogo

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Sao Miguel island
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Sensations & emotions at Lagoa do Fogo

Jeep Tour to Lagoa do Fogo – Half day

Sao Miguel island

For those eager to temper their blood with adrenaline, we saved the jeep tour as it is the only way to reach unimaginable places!

The jeep will take you to the amazing Natural Reserve of Lagoa do Fogo, taking the south road in São Miguel. On top of a headland, you will be able to envisage both sides of the island – it is, literally, driving oneself to the outmost natural beauty!

The impressive view of Lagoa do Fogo, one of the most faithful specimens of what the islands were before a human footprint, depicts the tremendous power of the earthy nature that created the archipelago.

Still onboard, you will head to the luxuriant reserve where Caldeira Velha is located. Have a thermal bath in the heart of the forest and, after, enjoy the refreshing sight of the waterfall in Salto do Cabrito.

  • Difficulty Easy
  • Languages English, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Tour starts Ponta Delgada
  • Season Availabe in all season
  • Duration 3H 30M
  • Includes

    • Certified guide
    • Pick up and drop off in Ponta Delgada
    • Insurance (personal accident and liability)

    The Experience

    This tour will take you to beautiful places through roads only used by local farmes thanks to our fierce jeep!

    With a sunny weather, you will be able to see breathtaking views of Lagoa do Fogo and of the island of São Miguel in general.

    You can see both North and South coast of the island from the top of Pico da Barrosa, with Ponta Delgada in the South and Ribeira Grande in the North.

    Relax in iron-rich naturally warm waters of Caldeira Velha and its beautiful little waterfall, to then see a bigger one: Salto do Cabrito.

    • Let’s go

      – This wonderful tour combines some off-the-beaten-track routes in both the highlands and flatlands of São Miguel island.

      – We will take you to the amazing nature reserve of Lagoa do Fogo from Ponta Delgada.

    • Pico da Barrosa

      – This adventure starts by checking in at our shop in Ponta Delgada or by picking you up and heading to Fogo volcano.

      – We will begin with Pico da Barrosa, from where you can see both South and north coasts of the island. Pico da Barrosa is a wonderful viewpoint you have to visit while in São Miguel.

      – It offers an astonishing view from where you can also have a first sight of the magical Fogo Volcano and Lake.

    • Lagoa do Fogo viewpoint

      – Then, we will go down to the viewpoint of Lagoa do Fogo to see the blue lake. There, you will be able to enjoy nature at its best. Fogo lake is one of the most untouched places around São Miguel.

      – You will truly feel the power of nature that created this amazing lake in a volcanic crater. Astonishing views from the top of the crater’s border are a must to photograph!

    • Caldeira Velha

      – We will then drive to Caldeira Velha, a warm iron-rich waterfall. There, you can go for a dip to experience a relaxing bath surrounded by nature.

      – Swimming in any of the several hot natural pools at Caldeira Velha will give you the impression that you are in the middle of a tropical forest.

    • Salto do Cabrito

      – After this relaxing moment, we will stop at Salto do Cabrito. It is a wildly beautiful waterfall of about 50m. Then, we will pass by Ribeira Grande and take you back to Ponta Delgada.

    Departure Point

    Portas do Mar, Shop 26 Ponta Delgada Harbor São Miguel Island, 9500-771 Ponta Delgada

    Departure Time

    Please select a date on the calendar on the top right hand side of this program page and check the available schedule.

    Return Point

    Returns to original departure point

    Why Futurismo

  • 100+ Breathtaking experiences

    Venture beyond the extraordinary. Unrivaled adventure

  • Azores Travel Experts

    Largest tour operator in the Azores with 30 years of experience

  • Environmental Education

    At Futurismo, we think that educating and raising awareness among the young ones is very important for the future

  • Friendly Help

    We’re here to make your experience incredible. Reach us by phone, email, or WhatsApp

  • Helping Social Solidarity Institutions

    Apart from being a responsible tour operator, we also have a social commitment with many local organizations

  • Plan your Jeep Tour to Lagoa do Fogo – Half day

    What to bring?

    • Comfortable light clothes
    • Hiking boots or shoes
    • Sweater, raincoat
    • Sunscreen, hat and backpack
    • Swimsuit & towel
    • Water and snacks


    Our Policies

    Cancellation policy

    • Cancellations up to 48 hours before the tour, no penalties are applied
    • Cancellations up to 24 hours: 50% of the total amount will be charged
    • Cancellations less than 24 hours or no-show: full amount will be charged
    • If the weather conditions do not allow the activity to be done safely, we will cancel it and contact you suggesting an alternative date or provide a full refund.

    Booking confirmation policy

    • You will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours of successful booking.

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    Are there any pickup and drop off locations I can use?

    Yes, please check the Departure and Return section presented on every tour.

    Can I cancel my tour reservation and have a full refund?

    Yes, you can check our detailed cancellation and refund policies per tour on each tour page, under “Good to Know” section

    Can I take my camera with me during this activity?

    Yes, but be aware that your material will be under your responsability.

    How can I book this activity?

    You can select any tour within our website and get your booking confirmation on your email immediately. Alternativelly, you can visit us on our shops or get in touch with us by phone, email or send us a message on social media (Instagram and Facebook)

    What if the weather isn’t ok?

    If the weather doesn’t allow to do this activity safely, we will cancel it and suggest na alternative date.

    What is the minimum number of participants?

    Please check the minimum number of participant for each tour inside the program’s page.

    Is the entrance fee to go to Caldeira Velha included in the price of the tour?

    Yes, it is included, you will not have to pay again to enter the pool.

    Will I be able to swim in Fogo lake?

    No, Fogo Lake is a natural reserve, and for natural preservation purposes, it is not authorized to bathe in the lake.

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