Walking in the Azores

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Walking in the Azores - Exodus Travels
Walking in the Azores - Exodus Travels
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Ponta Delgada
+5 Destinations
Azores Archipelago
Ponta Delgada


Start and end in Ponta Delgada! With the hiking & trekking tour Walking in the Azores, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Ponta Delgada, Portugal and 3 other destinations in Portugal. Walking in the Azores is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
16 to 80 year olds
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Travel style
Hiking & Trekking

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  • Walking in the Azores reviewer 1
    Written on June 22, 2013
    3.0 - Average

    I liked the Azores. The scenery is really good so is the food and wine. However although the the Hotel in Ilha Do Pico is good and the staff are friendly I would rate the facilities as 2 star not 4 star as claimed in the Exodus brochure. What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Getting to the summit of Pico on the only fine day.What did you think of your group leader?Both leaders were efficient and friendly.Do you have any advice for potential travellers?Be prepared for changeable weather!Is there anything else you would like to add?There is a case for reorganising the itinerary on the last 2 days on Sao Miguel. Perhaps the meal cooked in hot vents could be on the evening of Day 6 and the evening meal on Day 7 could be at Restaurante San Pedro. We had to get up at 0600 on Day 8 to catch the 0840 flight back to Gatwick only to find when we reached the Airport that it had been rescheduled to 1150.  I sat next to someone on the plane who knew the previous evening. I think in future the Exodus leader should check with the Airport in advance.


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  1. Day 1: Start Ponta Delgada.
  2. Day 2: Walk around Lake Furnas; afternoon visit to Terra Nostra Botanical Gardens and tea plantations.
  3. Day 3: Morning flight to Pico; walk through UNESCO heritage site of the Santa Luzia Vineyards; afternoon wine tasting.
  4. Day 4: Ferry to Sao Jorge; trek to explore the Faja dos Cubres; evening return to Faial.
  5. Day 5: Free day for optional climb to Mt.Pico, half day whale watching excursion or swim with dolphins.
  6. Day 6: Trek from Trupes do Capelo to the Capelinhos volcano; visit to Scrimshaw Museum; evening flight to Sao Miguel.
  7. Day 7: Morning transfer to Praia; trek to Lagoa do Fogo; afternoon visit to Sete Cidades to the Vista do Rei.
  8. Day 8: End Ponta Delgada.

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  • Jane7th September 2018
    Amazing, prompt service--even when we are all in different time zones! Could not ask for more! Communication couldn't be better.



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Start and end in Ponta Delgada.
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TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Exodus Travels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 22 November 2018 the full payment of $2,213 is necessary.
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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 $2213 for Walking in the Azores, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.
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Covering a total distance of approx 604 km.
  • Ponta Delgada (Portugal)
  • 250 km
  • Pico Island (Portugal)
  • 35 km
  • Sao Jorge Island (Portugal)
  • 35 km
  • Pico Island (Portugal)
  • 250 km
  • Ponta Delgada (Portugal)
  • 17 km
  • Sete Cidades (Portugal)
  • 17 km
  • Ponta Delgada (Portugal)

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