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Azores Island Hopping

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Days
14
Our saving
$379
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$2,271
US $ 1,891
Cost/day $135
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Azores Island Hopping - Explore!
Azores Island Hopping - Explore!
Excellent
10 reviews
Starts
Ponta Delgada
+6 Destinations
Atlantic
Ends
Horta
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Highlights

  • Circumnavigate Sete Cidades for stunning lake views
  • Bathe in thermal springs and bubbling mud pools
  • Walk through cliffs, valleys and gorges of Sao Jorge
  • Enjoy a coastal walk to the whaling village of Lajes
  • Discover the colourful history of Angra do Heroismo
Age range
14 to 85 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Local Transport, Private Vehicle, Plane, Ferry
Travel style
Walking Tour, Discovery
Start in Ponta Delgada and end in Horta! With the walking tour Azores Island Hopping, you have a 14 day tour package taking you through Ponta Delgada, Portugal and 7 other destinations in Portugal. Azores Island Hopping is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

10 Reviews

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75%
Good
25%
Average
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  • Written on June 17, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    Overall good itinerary and opportunity to see quite a lot from Azores. I would however prefer if more hikes were included in base package. Otherwise it was a bit of a mess and not so clear alternatives (and information materials on them seem to be a bit... Read more

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  • S
    Written on May 17, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    just that Mandy needs a medal !

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  • E
    Written on May 17, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Loved it!

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  • C
    Written on May 17, 2019
    4.3 - Excellent

    The Azores were interesting and beautiful islands which made for a unusual trip within the EU. The islands were much greener than expected and enjoyed going to some very special caves and lava pools. Definetly a gem of a destination as long as walking... Read more

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  • K
    Written on May 17, 2019
    4.7 - Excellent

    I have wanted to visit the Azores for 20 years. I am so glad O chose to make the journey with Explore -one of the most memorable and special places on our planet.. Thank you again Explore.

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  • M
    Written on May 17, 2019
    4.7 - Excellent

    A most enjoyable visit to five fascinating islands. We found food much cheaper than in the UK, which was welcome, since there are quite a few expenses for extra activities.

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  • A
    Written on May 17, 2019
    4.3 - Excellent

    Considering our tour guide was pitched in at the last moment to replace Mandy, Coco did remarkably well with the issues she had to handle.

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  • C
    Written on May 17, 2019
    4.0 - Good

    A couple of the walks were a bit tame or monotonous. Not sure 5 islands is right for the duration. 4 would have been better.

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  • S
    Written on May 17, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Mandy deserves to be nominated for Explore rep of the year.

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  • Y
    Written on May 17, 2019
    4.7 - Excellent

    I look forward to my next Explore holiday!

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Join tour at Ponta Delgada, on the island of Sao Miguel
    Start point Residencial Sete Cidades, Hotel Reception, R. do Contador 20, 9500-050 Ponta Delgada, Portugal 19:00
  2. Day 2: Walk around Sete Cidades, see the colourful crater lakes
  3. Day 3: Enjoy lakeside walk and lunch amongst volcanic scenery
  4. Day 4: Free day; optional boat trip to look for whales
  5. Day 5: Fly to Terceira Island, explore Angra do Heroismo town
  6. Day 6: Coastal walk to Biscoitos
  7. Day 7: Fly to Sao Jorge Island, free time to explore Velas town
  8. Day 8: Walk through Caldeira de Cima gorge down to the coast
  9. Day 9: Free day; choice of optional walks
  10. Day 10: Ferry to Pico Island, free time to explore local area
  11. Day 11: Coastal walk to Lajes, optional boat trip
  12. Day 12: Free morning for optional walks, take the ferry to Faial Island
  13. Day 13: Free day; optional tour of island or boat trip
  14. Day 14: Tour ends in Horta, Faial Island
    End point Azoris Faial Garden, Hotel reception, Rua Cônsul Dabney, 9901-856 Horta, Portugal 09:00

Travel guide

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

  • Additional Services

Videos

  • Nearly 50% of our customers travel solo
  • Welcome to Explore
  • Explore Walking Video
Nearly 50% of our customers travel solo

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  • Monday
    Jul 1, 2019
    from Ponta Delgada
    14 Days
    Sunday
    Jul 14, 2019
    to Horta
    10+ seats left
    $454
    $2,718
    -17%
    USD $2,264
  • Monday
    Jul 22, 2019
    from Ponta Delgada
    14 Days
    Sunday
    Aug 4, 2019
    to Horta
    Only 2 seats left
    $454
    $2,718
    -17%
    USD $2,264
  • Monday
    Aug 5, 2019
    from Ponta Delgada
    14 Days
    Sunday
    Aug 18, 2019
    to Horta
    8 seats left
    $454
    $2,718
    -17%
    USD $2,264
  • Monday
    Sep 2, 2019
    from Ponta Delgada
    14 Days
    Sunday
    Sep 15, 2019
    to Horta
    6 seats left
    $444
    $2,659
    -17%
    USD $2,215
  • Monday
    Sep 16, 2019
    from Ponta Delgada
    14 Days
    Sunday
    Sep 29, 2019
    to Horta
    Only 3 seats left
    $418
    $2,506
    -17%
    USD $2,087
  • Monday
    Sep 30, 2019
    from Ponta Delgada
    14 Days
    Sunday
    Oct 13, 2019
    to Horta
    Only 2 seats left
    $432
    $2,588
    -17%
    USD $2,156
  • Monday
    Oct 14, 2019
    from Ponta Delgada
    14 Days
    Sunday
    Oct 27, 2019
    to Horta
    10+ seats left
    $418
    $2,506
    -17%
    USD $2,087
  • Monday
    Oct 28, 2019
    from Ponta Delgada
    14 Days
    Sunday
    Nov 10, 2019
    to Horta
    10+ seats left
    $379
    $2,271
    -17%
    USD $1,891

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About the countries

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Vaccinations

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Hepatitis B
Recommended for Portugal. Ideally 2 months before travel.

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Location
Ponta Delgada is the starting point and Horta is the endpoint.
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $99 to confirm this Explore! booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 August 2019 the full payment of $1,891 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1891 for Azores Island Hopping, but the deposit of $99 is non-refundable. If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
Availability
Some departure dates and prices may vary and Explore! will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 322 km.
  • Ponta Delgada (Portugal)
  • 17 km
  • Sete Cidades (Portugal)
  • 148 km
  • Praia da Vitoria (Portugal)
  • 16 km
  • Angra do Heroismo (Portugal)
  • 15 km
  • Biscoitos (Portugal)
  • 69 km
  • Sao Jorge Island (Portugal)
  • 35 km
  • Pico Island (Portugal)
  • 23 km
  • Horta (Portugal)

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