Caves Tour (and much more) in Terceira Island
  • Caves Tour (and much more) in Terceira Island

    Have you ever imagined visiting the earth’s womb? Well, by choosing this tour that is, in fact, what you’ll do, discovering Terceira Island most iconic volcanic cavities.
    The Azores native vegetation and Terceira Island bulls dotting the surrounding agriculture fields, will do you company while you cross Guilherme Moniz Caldera.
    But, once this tour is about Caves, we’ll take you to Gruta do Natal (Christmas Cave), a lava tube of great geological interest; to Furnas do Enxofre, which are some sulphur caverns, where you can watch the earth breathing, as well as the beautiful natural landscape around it.
    As the best is always saved to the end, it is time to visit Algar do Carvão Natural Monument, without a doubt, the ex-libris of Terceira Island.

    Explore the interior of a volcano. (unique)
    Walk inside a tube formed by several lava streams.
    Dive into natural pools formed by Lava.
    Smell the sulfur that is released from the earth.

    Feel and experience nature in its purest state!

    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Gruta do Natal, Altares, Angra do Heroismo, Terceira 9700-169 Portugal

    It is a very extensive geological formation, resulting from the formation of a lava tube inside the island, comprised in the Natural Forest Reserve of the Serra de Santa Bárbara and Mistérios Negros. It has ramifications in the form of different tunnels, formed by the lava flows in different directions. One of its curiosities is the fact that it is located largely beneath a lagoon, the Black Lagoon.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Piscinas Naturais Biscoitos, Portugal

    The Biscoitos area has at least two points of attraction: the vineyards that grow in small walled spaces and the natural pools. The whole area is beautiful, little saturated and deserves a visit with calm. Don't forget the swimsuit

    Duration: 25 minutes

    Stop At: Furnas do Enxofre, Porto Judeu, Terceira Portugal

    They constitute a fumarolic field, that is, in an area that comprises several exits of aggressive volcanic gases, at several temperatures, some quite high (about 95º C at the surface and about 130º C at half a meter deep). Such degassing consists essentially of carbon dioxide (c.95%), hydrogen sulphide (c.3%), sulfur gas, hydrogen, nitrogen, methane and the like, in very low proportions.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Algar do Carvao, Estrada Algar Do Carvao Center of Island, Terceira Portugal

    Discovered in Caldeira Guilherme Moniz, a former dormant volcano, in this Algar visitors can descend to about 100 meters deep, and observe stalactites unique in the world due to their silicate characteristics, and an underground lagoon with crystalline waters. It is classified as Regional Natural Monument.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Azorbus, Lda, R. da Sé 190, 9700-191 Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal

    Small tasting of local produce in our Store.
    Cheese, liqueur, wine etc ...

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Informacion Adicional
    "Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
    "Not wheelchair accessible"
    "Service animals allowed"
    "Near public transportation"
    "Swimsuit in case you want to take a dip in the natural pools. (during the summer)"
    "Water and sunscreen on sunny days, is recomended."
    "Minimum of 5 people to do the bus tour, Otherwise, it will be in a 4wd car."
    "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 22 travelers"

    • Hora de Inicio2:00 PM
    • Lugar de comienzo: Azorbus, Lda, R. da Sé 190, 9700-191 Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal

      Traveler pickup is offered
      Pick up and drop off at hotels or lodgings near the center of Angra do Heroísmo. For others please contact our services.

    • Duración: 4 hours
    • Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Incluye

    • WiFi on board
    • Certified Tour Guide
    • Pick up and drop off at hotels or lodgings near the center of Angra do Heroísmo.

    No Incluye

    • Entry fee - Gruta Natal
    • Entry fee- Algar do Carvão
    • Entry/Admission - Gruta do Natal
    • Entry/Admission - Algar do Carvao
  • 10/10

    Recomendación de los pasajeros 100%
    Rating basado en 1 Críticas verificadas

    Nuestros clientes

    • Alexander B
      Publicado el Viernes, 27 de septiembre del 2019

      Perfect guide explaines with highly experience and knowledge all visited hot spots and all questions around I had on that tour. Very recommended. Thanks a lot :-)

        Calificación General: 10/10

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