BOSTON -TERCEIRA, AZORES

This package is perfect for those who want to visit Terceira Island – Azores for 1 week. It is a direct flight from Boston to Terceira (departure on Wednesdays and only a 4 hour flight), stay in 4*hotel (with breakfast included), tours included to get to know the island, and transfer service from the airport- hotel-airport.

 

DAY 1- TRANSFER AIRPORT-4*HOTEL+WALKING CITY TOUR 

6:45 AM – FLIGHT ARRIVAL FROM BOSTON TO TERCEIRA ISLAND, WITH TRANSFER SERVICE INCLUDED TO A ****HOTEL **** IN ANGRA DO HEROISMO.

9:00 AM – WALKING CITY TOUR OF ANGRA DO HEROÍSMO VISITING: CATHEDRAL, CITY HALL, BOTANICAL GARDEN, MUNICIPAL MARKET, MUSEUM (ENTRY INCLUDED). LUNCH IN A RESTAURANT IN ANGRA DO HEROÍSMO, ARRIVING AT THE HOTEL AT 2:00 PM.

FREE AFTERNOON.

 

DAY 2 – FULL DAY TOUR  – SOUTH, EAST, CENTRE.

9:15 AM – DEPARTURE FROM THE HOTEL TO VISIT A VOLCANIC PENISNULA, WHERE FROM THE TOP OF PICO DAS CRUZINHAS YOU SEE ANGRA DO HEROÍSMO CITY (WORLD HERITAGE CITY). GOING DOWN THE PENINSULA, YOU WILL PASS IN THE HISTORICAL CENTRE  OF ANGRA DO HEROÍSMO, AND LATER, STOP NEAR THE BULL RING OF THE ISLAND. CONTINUING THE TOUR TO THE EAST COAST THERE’S A STOP IN SERRETINHA CASE YOU WANT TO SEE AND TAKE PICTURES OF THE MAJESTUC GOAT ISLAND. VILA DE SÃO SEBASTIÃO IS WHERE YOU VISIT A CHURCH BUILT IN THE 1400’S AND SEE FRESCO AND ALSO THE “IMPÉRIO” WHICH IS A CHAPEL WHERE PEOPLE FROM AZORES CELEBRATE HOLY SPIRIT. STOP FOR 30 MINUTES IN  PRAIA DA VITÓRIA (SECOND CITY OF THE ISLAND AND WHERE IS THE LARGEST DARK SANDY BEACH OF THE ISLAND), LUNCH (STARTERS + SOUP + ALCATRA – TYPICAL DISH OF THE ISLAND + DESSERT + BEVERAGES). AFTER LUNCH, UP TO SERRA DO FACHO, YOU WILL BE SURPRISED WITH THE VIEW TO THE THE BAY OF PRAIA DA VITÓRIA, TTHEN, IT’S TIME TO GO UP THE A VOLCANIC HILL, WHERE YOU WILL BE AMAZED, WITH ONE OF THE LARGEST CRATERS OF A VOLCANO EVER FORMED IN AZORES, DIVIDED BY THE STONE FENCES, AND BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAINS. ON THE WAY TO THE CENTRE OF THE ISLAND YOU WILL VISIT AN EMPTY VOLCANO, THE ONLY ONE IN THE WORLD YOU CAN GO IN, AFTER THAT, YOU GO TO SEE STEAM FROM A VOLCANO THAT IS NOT EXTINCT. AFTER YOU EXPLORE THE CENTRE OF THE ISLAND, IT’S TIME TO VISIT THE WINE MUSEUM, THERE, YOU WILL VISIT AN EXHIBITION ROOM WITH TOOLS USED IN THE VINEYARDS . CHEESE TASTING, ARRIVAL AT HOTEL BY 18:30 PM.

 

DAY 3 – HALF DAY TOUR – WEST COAST

 9:15 AM – DEPARTURE FROM THE HOTEL FOR A HALF DAY TOUR, ON THE WEST AND NORTH COAST OF THE ISLAND, VISITING:FISHING PORT OF S.MATEUS, WHALE MUSEUM, NEGRITO BAY, CERAMIC SHOP, LAGOA DAS PATAS (LAKE), SANTA BÁRBARA MOUNTAIN, RAMINHO LOOKOUT, NATURAL POOLS OF BISCOITOS.  ARRIVAL AT HOTEL BY 13:00 PM.

FREE AFTERNOON

 

DAY 4 – AGUALVA BAYS HIKE

9:15 AM – HOTEL DEPARTURE. THIS HIKE IS LOCATED ON THE NORTH COAST OF THE ISLAND, AND IS KNOWN BY ITS BEAUTIFUL BAYS. IT IS GRADED AS AN EASY  HIKE, AND HAS AN AVERAGE DURATION OF 2:30. THE MAXIMUM ELEVATION IS 100 METERS (330 ft). HOTEL ARRIVAL AT 13:00 PM.  INCLUDES WATER AND SNACK.

FREE AFTERNOON.

 

DAY 5 – WHALE WATCHING BOAT TRIP

8:30 AM –HOTEL DEPARTURE FOR WHALE AND DOLPHIN OBSERVATION. THERE IS HIGH PROBABILITY OF SIGHTING THEM BECAUSE THE AZORES IS PART OF THE MIGRATORY ROUTE OF THESE MAJESTIC MARINE ANIMALS. IT IS A BOAT TRIP OF 2:30 APPROXIMATELY. YOU WILL ALWAYS HAVE THE NARRATION OF A MARINE BIOLOGIST WHO WILL EXPLAIN TO YOU THE INFORMATION AND CURIOSITIES ABOUT MARINE LIFE.

FREE AFTERNOON

 

DAY 6 – AFTERNOON AT A LOCAL FARM

FREE MORNING

14:00 PM – HOTEL DEPARTURE TO VISIT A LOCAL FARM ON THE EAST SIDE OF THE ISLAND. BESIDES GETTING TO KNOW THE DAILY WORK OF A FARMER, YOU WILL ALSO HAVE THE DIRECT CONTACT WITH THE FAMOUS “HAPPY COWS” AND THE CHANCE TO MILK A COW.

DINNER IS NOT INCLUDED.

 

 

DAY 7 – TRANSFER HOTEL****- AIRPORT

13:00 PM – DEPARTURE FROM THE HOTEL TO THE AIRPORT

IMPORTANT:

7 nights Hotel Caracol 4* w/breakfast, DBL room.

Dinner is not included in any of days.

Flight Boston-Terceira-Boston  (returning on Thursday)

Price per person 1065€

 

 

 

Live.Enjoy.Repeat.

 

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