Walking Tours in Azores

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Join our walking tours in Azores! Enjoy fantastic landscapes and iconic locations! You can choose between half day tours, or full day tours with lunch! Each tour is unique and shows you a different part of the island!

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All about the Walking Tours in Azores.

The Azores island are well known for spectacular volcanic landscapes, along with beautiful sea views! The wildlife in the area is also second to none. If you enjoy walking or hiking, our walking tours in Azores are the way to go! Traveling along beautiful mountain scenery and beautiful lagoons, to exotic springs and geysers, and even exotic plants and birds you won’t find anywhere else, you will be spoiled for choice! We offer walking and hiking tours in most islands. 

  1. Option 1 Half Day Sete Cidades Tour

    One of Portugal’s Seven Wonders, walking in Sete Cidades is truly a remarkable experience! From the belvedere at Vista do Rei to the spectacular crater of Sete Cidades and its twin lakes, along traditional villages and beautiful landscapes, this is the perfect half day tour! 

    Availability: daily at 9am or 2pm

    Duration: 3h30min

    Distance: 7km

    Difficulty: Easy

    Price: Adults 38 euros/ Children under 12 – 19 euros

  2. Option 2 Half Day Lagoa do Fogo Tour

    One of the most gorgeous lakes of the island, Lagoa do Fogo is one of the top locations to visit when coming to Azores! This tour is a dedicated walk around the lake and decent along dirt tracks and and white sand. It is a little bit of a challenge, but worth every second!

    Availability: daily at 9am and 2pm

    Duration: 3h30min

    Distance: 3.5km

    Difficulty: Medium

    Price: Adults – 38 euros/ Children under 12 – 19 euros

     

  3. Option 4 Full Day Sete Cidades Tour

    A full day of exploring the west coast of the island with our main focus on the breathtaking Sete Cidades with its beautiful lake… our guides will also teach you the love story behind it! After walking along the lake, we will drive you to Ponta da Ferraria, with a heated natural salt water pool within a volcanic fissure! Weather permitting we can even stop for a swim!
    Availability: daily at 9am

    Duration: 7 hours

    Distance: 11km

    Difficulty: Easy

    Price: Adults – 50 euros/ Children under 12 – 30 euros

    Included: a picnic lunch of a delicious sandwich, cake, fruit, juice and a bottle of water

  4. Option 5 Full Day Lagoa do Fogo Tour

    A challenging hiking tours along the waters of the famous Lagoa do Fogo! We start this tour by Agua d’Alto beach taking you uphill to the gorgeous lake. Here we will stop for a yummy picnic lunch, surrounded by nature. The afternoon will take you downhill on lovely dirt trails with lovely surroundings

    Availability: daily at 9am

    Duration: 7 hours

    Distance: 12km

    Difficulty: Medium

    Price: Adults – 50 euros/ Children under 12 – 30 euros

    Included: a picnic lunch of a delicious sandwich, cake, fruit, juice and a bottle of water

  5. Option 6 Full Day Faial da Terra and Salto fo Prego Tour

    This is one of the most beautiful walking tours on the island with a combination of spectacular waterfalls, volcanic formations and traditional villages. Covering the southeast part of the island, you will get to know the best of this region with our friendly and knowledgeable guides! Through wooded areas, to lush green surroundings and of course the Prego waterfall, this is a wonderful tour option for nature lovers! 

    Availability: daily at 9am

    Duration: 7 hours

    Distance: 6km

    Difficulty: Medium

    Price: Adults – 50 euros/ Children under 12 – 30 euros

    Included: a picnic lunch of a delicious sandwich, cake, fruit, juice and a bottle of water

  6. Option 7 Full Day Moinhos da Ribeira, Praia da Viola and Maia Tour

    Explore the northern coast on this fun filled walking tour! We begin this walking tour at Fenais da Ajuda, passing by Ribeira Funda on our way to the fishing port of Maia. Along the way you will find rugged coastlines and black sand beaches, walk alongside water courses and typical Azores scenery which include lush green fields, sea views and pastures. If is normal to find wildlife along the way! Upon arriving in Maia, and if weather permits, we will stop for a refreshing swim in the natural pools!

    Availability: daily at 9am

    Duration: 6h30min

    Distance: 7km

    Difficulty: Medium

    Price: Adults – 50 euros/ Children under 12 – 30 euros

    Included: a picnic lunch of a delicious sandwich, cake, fruit, juice and a bottle of water

  7. Option 8 Full Day Ultimate Sao Miguel Tour

     

    A true Azores experience in a full day tour filled with the sights, senses, tastes and traditions of the island! This is the ultimate tour for families and those looking to immerse themselves in the local culture, while exploring the most beautiful locations of Sao Miguel! We start our tour at the amazing Vista do Rei Belvedere, where our guides will teach you about the volcanic rock formations of Sete Cidades. From here we will walk along the Sete Cidades crater with views of the beautiful lakes, where we will enjoy a picnic lunch. We will continue the trail, leading you to the village where we will learn to bake traditional bread or biscuits, milk a cow and even plow the fields in the traditional style of the island. Bring along your family and friends as this is a wonderful way to get to know the Sao Miguel Island! 

    Availability: daily at 9am

    Duration: 7h30min

    Distance: 7km

    Difficulty: Easy

    Price: Adults – 75 euros/ Children under 12 – 45 euros

    Included: a picnic lunch of a delicious sandwich, cake, fruit, juice and a bottle of water.

    Also included is a traditional farming experience! 

  8. Option 9 - NEW! Half Day in Serra Devassa

     

    A spectacular walking trail with so many scenic routes and beautiful lakes! Some of the highlights along the way include Lagoa do Canario, Lagoa das Eguas, Lagoa Rosa and the highest point of Sete Cidades, the famous Pico das Eguas. You’ll also get a chance to take amazing photos at the viewpoint in Vista do Rei!

    Availability: daily at 9am

    Duration: 3h30min

    Distance: 6km

    Difficulty: Medium

    Price: Adults – 38 euros/ Children under 12 – 19 euros

    Included: guide services, pickup and drop off in the center of Ponta Delgada

  9. Option 10 - NEW! Half Day in Salto do Cabrito

     

    Availability: daily at 9am

    Duration: 3h30min

    Distance: 4km

    Difficulty: Easy

    Price: Adults – 38 euros/ Children under 12 – 19 euros

    Included: guide services, pickup and drop off in the center of Ponta Delgada

     

  10. Option 11 - NEW! Full Day in Serra Devassa and Nascentes do Canario

    A wonderful walking experience along the other end of Sete Cidades – a location less traveled! This is a bit of a challenging hike, but one that rewards you with amazing scenery throughout! We’ll hike up the trail to the highest point of Sete Cidades – Pico das Eguas. From here, we will descend on a circular trail from Muro do Carvao. Other points of interest along the way include Lagoa do Caldeirao, Lagoa das Eguas and also Lagoa do Canario! It is here that we will take a break for a light picnic lunch!

    The afternoon will take along trails to the viewpoint at Grota do Inferno, continuing along the springs of Canario. On the way back, we will hike along more spectacular lakes including Lagoa Rasa and Lagoa das Empanadas!

    Availability: daily at 9am

    Duration: 7 hours

    Distance: 10.4km

    Difficulty: Medium

    Price: Adults – 50 euros/ Children under 12 – 30 euros

    Included: guide services, pickup and drop off in the center of Ponta Delgada, picnic lunch

  11. Option 12 - NEW! Full day in Moinho do Feliz

    A great hiking option if you love waterfalls! We start the tour with a transfer to Lomba de Sao Pedro, allowing us to hike the northern part of the island. Along the trail, our guide will share with you information about the watermills and their importance in the local agriculture. You’ll get to stop at the Miradouro da Rocha viewpoint for some amazing pictures and continue on to the Homem waterfall. We’ll stop here for a light picnic lunch in the middle of nature.

    The afternoon leads us along more waterfalls including Teofilo’s waterfall, Grutas waterfall and the Trout’s well! You’ll also get to see the ruins of the Felix watermill. Towards the end of the trail, we will show you the old fountains that we once an important part of the water supply to the local villages!

    Availability: daily at 9am

    Duration: 5h30min

    Distance: 5.5km

    Difficulty: Easy

    Price: Adults – 50 euros/ Children under 12 – 30 euros

    Included: guide services, pickup and drop off in the center of Ponta Delgada, visit to waterfalls, light picnic lunch

  12. Option 13 - NEW!! Full Day in Pico da Vara

    This is a very special tour, as you will be hiking to the highest point of the island in Pico da Vara! Get to know two Natural Reserves in one fantastic full day tour! We begin our walk at Planalto dos Graminhais, a lovely location with a variety of endemic vegetation and also wind turbines, which are responsible for the island’s green energy! The morning will take us across the Nordeste volcanic complex to Pico da Vara. Here at over 1000 meters above sea level, we’ll stop for a scenic picnic lunch!

    The afternoon is a bit more leisurely as we will take a descending trail leading us to the breathtaking Ribeira dos Caldeiroes!

    Availability: daily at 9am

    Duration: 7 hours

    Distance: 7km

    Difficulty: Medium

    Price: Adults – 50 euros/ Children under 12 – 30 euros

    Included: guide services, pickup and drop off in the center of Ponta Delgada, a light picnic lunch

  13. Option 14 - NEW! Full Day in Agriao

    A fantastic hiking tour along the southeast coast of the island! We will start with a one hour scenic drive to Lomba do Cavaleiro, in the lovely town of Povoacao. From here you’ll be led along breathtaking locations such as Ponta do Garaju and Ribeira Quente.

    The trail is divided into 3 sections, with the first being a leisurely descent in Agriao which leads us into lush wooded areas. Even though it is a descent, it can be a bit of a challenge as the trails have suffered a bit of erosion and can prove a bit slippery!

    The second part of the trail is a bit of a climb, as you’ll go from 70 meters to 140 meters above sea level. The trail is well worth the effort as you will cross  lovely wood bridges over clear streams. Don’t worry all of the bridges are in great shape! The trail becomes a bit wilder with loose rocks and tree routes, leading us to the third part of the hike!

    Here we find a much more open view of the landscapes and the ocean, as we walk along the volcanic craters of Povoacao. Along the trail you will get to see the traditional houses and the local chapel, leading you to the Ribeira Quente village. The end of the trail takes us into the village with a stop for a swim at the beach (weather permitting)

    Availability: daily at 9am

    Duration: 7 hours

    Distance: 4,5km

    Difficulty: Medium

    Price: Adults – 50 euros/ Children under 12 – 30 euros

    Included: guide services, pickup and drop off in the center of Ponta Delgada, light picnic lunch

  14. Option 15 - NEW! Full Day in Faial da Terra and Nordeste

    A fantastic combination tour! Hike in the morning and enjoy the comfort of a van tour in the afternoon – explore two areas in one day! We begin the tour in Faial da Terra where we will take you along a leisurely circular hiking trail taking you through the secluded mountain village of Sanguinho, to Salto do Prego where we will stop for a refreshing dip in the waterfall! Here is our midway point where we stop in the village of Faial da Terra for our picnic lunch before heading out to Nordeste.

    Along the way we will park the vans and take you to amazing viewpoints including Vista dos Bacos and Ponta do Sossego, as we drive towards the Ribeira dos Caldeiroes Park. Here we will stop at another spectacular waterfall before our return to Ponta Delgada

    Availability: daily at 9am

    Duration: 7h30min

    Distance: 4.5km

    Difficulty: Easy

    Price: Adults – 80 euros/ Children under 12 – 47 euros

    Included: guide services, pickup and drop off in the center of Ponta Delgada, morning hike in Faial da Terra, afternoon jeep tour to Nordeste, light picnic lunch

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