Discover the unexplored beauty of the island by 4x4 tour - the Nordeste

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Discover the unexplored beauty of the island by 4x4 tour - the Nordeste

Uncover a hidden gem on this full-day 4x4 tour to Nordeste from Ponta Delgada. Despite being a lesser-known destination, many pleople consider Nordeste (North East) one of the island’s most beautiful spots and it is also the oldest part of the Island. Your guide will take you to some of the most scenic sights in Nordeste, such as the massive mountain range of Tronqueira and the waterfalls of Ribeira dos Caldeirões Park.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Serra da Tronqueira, Nordeste, Sao Miguel Portugal

The Tronqueira mountain range is located on the eastern side, and contains dirt roads that cross the center-east from Nordeste to the municipality of Povoação (near the entrance to Faial da Terra). The viewpoint of Tronqueira offers an imposing view over Pico da Vara, the highest peak on the island with 1103 meters, and also over Pico Verde with 931 meters.

This viewpoint is in the heart of the Azorean Bullfinch habitat, and around it, we can find the most important patch of Laurel Forest on the island. At certain times of the year, this endemic bird can even be seen there.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Parque Natural da Ribeira dos Caldeiroes, Estrada Regional Achada, 011, Sao Miguel 9630-024 Portugal

The Ribeira dos Caldeirões Natural Park is an Azorean protected area, located along the Ribeira dos Caldeirões watercourse, in the civil parish of Achada, municipality of Nordeste. This natural park is located on the slopes of Serra da Tronqueira and occupies part of the course of Ribeira do Guilherme.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Miradouro da Ponta do Sossego, En1-1a, Nordeste, Sao Miguel 9681 Portugal

The viewpoint of Ponta do Sossego is located in Lomba da Pedreira, a little further from Ponta da Madrugada, offers a superb view of the coast, but here the gardens are the paradise. The diversity of flowers and, which are always well maintained throughout the year, make this place the largest garden in the municipality of the Nordeste.
The view over the sea is absolutely magnificent, and from where you can see Fajã do Araújo and Praia do Lombo Gordo.
At Ponta do Sossego's viewpoint it is a tradition for families to gather together for a weekend picnic outdoors.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Miradouro do Salto do Cavalo, Pico do Salto do Cavalo, Povoacao, Sao Miguel 9650-430 Portugal

The Salto do Cavalo viewpoint closes the itinerary of northeastern viewpoints. In the parish of Salga, even at the extreme of the county, Salto do Cavalo you get a sumptuous view over the Furnas Valley, as well as the north and south coast of the island.

Duration: 15 minutes



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Minimum of 2 people per tour is required"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"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 6 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"It is mandatory to bring and to use a face mask throughout all experiences. In case of outdoor experiences, maintain social distance between guests and guides. On the vehicle, 2/4 will be the maximum capacity, except for family groups. All vehicles will be sanitized at the beginning and at the end."



Hora de Inicio: 09:00 AM
Duración: 8 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
Please keep our phone number for any kind of emergency or need +351919020506.
Free pickups for clients staying at hotels, airport, marina and cruise terminal of Ponta Delgada city. For clients staying out of Ponta Delgada city that would like us to organise the pick up please contact us in advance.

Airports

  • Nordela Airport, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel Portugal


Ports

  • Marina Ponta Delgada, Av. Infante Dom Henrique 71, 9500-764 Ponta Delgada, Portugal


Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel/port pick up and drop off for hotels in Ponta Delgada city

No Incluye

  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
  • All entrance fees

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