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São Miguel East Full Day Tour with Furnas Including Lunch

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Discover the East half of São Miguel island, including Furnas, Vila Franca do Campo, Ribeira dos Caldeirões waterfall and the beautiful northeast coast!

Observe the volcanic mud pools in action, enjoy tremendous views over Furnas lake and town, dazzle with the beauty of Ribeira dos Caldeirões waterfall.

Lunch is the famous "cozido", the local stew slow cooked in the volcanic soil, with drinks, dessert and coffee also included!!

Possible to swim in the thermal pools in Furnas (optional, not included).
• Personalised attention only possible in a small group (8 people max).
• Expert guide to answer all your questions throughout the day.
• Book together with São Miguel West tour, to guarantee seeing the absolute best of São Miguel in just 2 days!
  • Visit São Miguel’s iconic sights, including Nossa Senhora da Paz, Ribeira dos Caldeirões waterfall, and Furnas
  • Lunch of slow-cooked stew plus drinks, dessert, and coffee included
  • Travel with ease to the distant and remote locations, with hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Guide provides personalized attention only possible in a small group (8 people max)
What to Expect
Begin your tour with Ponta Delgada hotel pickup. As you head east, visit the Nossa Senhora da Paz, a church hidden high in the mountains around Vila Franca do Campo. Admire the views from the secluded vantage point. Then head to the volcanic town of Furnas and opt for a thermal pool experience (not included), or wander its streets, before stopping for a traditional ‘cozido’ lunch. Savor the ground-cooked stew, followed by dessert and coffee. Next, enjoy vistas of the Furnas Lake and valley from an elevated viewpoint, then onward to the Ribeira dos Caldeirões Natural Park to view its waterfall. Soak up one of the best coastal views of the island from a high cliff, then relax on your return to town, finishing with hotel drop-off.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Ponta Delgada, Portugal

Traveler pickup is offered
If staying in Ponta Delgada city, please wait for pick-up at your accommodation between 9:00 - 9:20. We will go to the accommodation you provided at booking, no need to confirm pick-up.

If staying outside of Ponta Delgada city, please come meet us at the tourism information office in Ponta Delgada downtown or contact us to request a pick-up for an additional cost.


  • Nordela Airport, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel Portugal

Ponta Delgada Cruise Terminal
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Lunch (cozido stew, drink of choice, dessert, and coffee)
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (Centrally located Ponta Delgada hotels)
  • Bottled water
  • Expert driver/guide
  • Entry/Admission - Lagoa das Furnas
  • Thermal pools (optional)
  • Any service not mentioned as being included
  • Entry/Admission - Poca Da Dona Beija
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Instant confirmation at time of booking
  • Pick-up information required upon booking
  • Hotel pick-up is provided in Ponta Delgada city, please inquire about any other pickup locations for an additional fee
  • Pickup in Ponta Delgada takes place between 9:00am and 9:20am
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We took both of the tours (Eastern and western) and can not be any more happier about our choice. I was travelling with my younger brother (12yrs), so I can say that this is a tour to take also with a younger siblings/kids. The tours were both very very beautiful, picturesque &
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I had booked this tour about 3 months before our visit to Sao Miguel based on reviews on TripAdvisor. The day before our tour, Pure Azores sent me an email reminder about our pick-up time. We were the first pick-up, so my sister and I had the front seat. Our tour guide was
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The tour was very well-organized. Everything was well thought out. The van had WiFi and the tour guide had a mic hooked to the van’s speaker system so we could hear him clearly explaining and moderating the trip, which he did in a professional manner. The guide sounded
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Im not usually a person who books tours as I prefer to travel spontaneously. But booking this tour as I travelled with my mother, changed my mind. It was so good, so worth booking and the guide Miguel is really professional and informative. Thank you so much!
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We did the East tour of Sao Miguel. Pick-up was easy and on time. Tour guide was John...very friendly, courteous and very knowledgeable. It was a beautiful day and we stopped at all the highlights of the East side of the island. Lunch was wonderful and very authentic. It
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: Portuguese
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