Jeep tour to Sete Cidades and Fogo Lake

Jeep tour to Sete Cidades and Fogo Lake

We will start the day by picking you up in Ponta Delgada at 9am and take you to the rim of Sete Cidades’ caldera. We will pass by many viewpoints, where you can enjoy the green and blue lakes. We will leave this magical place to go to another, not less beautiful location after lunch: Fogo Lake.
Later on, we will have lunch in a local restaurant in Ponta Delgada. In the afternoon, we will take you to the amazing nature reserve of Lagoa do Fogo to enjoy amazing landscapes. It is one of the most popular places around the island and you will understand why when you are there. From the top of the volcano, incredible views over São Miguel await with both North and South coast visible.
The adventure doesn’t stop here! We will drive to Caldeira Velha, a warm iron-rich waterfall where it is possible to take a dip thanks to the volcanic activity warming the water up to 26°C (79°F).

Note: the order of the locations we will visit is weather dependent.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Sete Cidades, Sete Cidades, Sao Miguel, Azores

Let's stop North of Cumeeira, in Sete Cidades and tell you the beautiful legend behind Sete Cidades Lake.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Pico da Cruz, Portugal

Appreciate the volcanic complex of Sete Cidades

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Caldeira das Sete Cidades, From Ponta Delaga 10 km, Sao Miguel 9240-113 Portugal

We will pass by many interesting viewpoints, where you can enjoy the view over the green and blue lakes.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Igreja de Sao Nicolau, En9-1a, Sete Cidades, Sao Miguel 9555-043 Portugal

Let's get to know the history of Caetano Andrade family and see the historic Church of S. Nicolau

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Jardim Península, 9555, Sete Cidades, Portugal

Our guide and nature expert will explain about the two lagoons that conform the Sete Cidades Lake.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Vista do Rei Miradouro, Sete Cidades, Sao Miguel 9555-000 Portugal

In Vista do Rei viewpoint it is possible to contemplate the interior of the crater with its different lakes and volcanic formations.

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Ponta Delgada, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Azores

We will have lunch in a local restaurant to taste some Azorean food!

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

Stop At: Miradouro do Pico da Barrosa, EN5-2A, 9680 Ribeira Grande, Portugal

You will get to know the geomorphology of the volcanic complex of Picos and Lagoa do Fogo (Fogo Lake)

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Lagoa do Fogo, Miradouro da Serra Barrosa Agua de Pau, Sao Miguel Portugal

At the viewpoint of Fogo Lake, you will be able to learn more about the eruption of 1563 as well as some very interesting facts about the Natural Reserve of Fogo Lake

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre, Estrada Regional da Lagoa do Fogo, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel 9600-501 Portugal

We will visit the natural pools. A true outdoor spa where you will have free time to relax and feel the hotsprings.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Salto do Cabrito, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel Portugal

Here we will see and enjoy the waterfall Salto do Cabrito and you will find information about the hydroelectric station of São Miguel.

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Ribeira Grande, Ribeira Grande, Sao Miguel, Azores

We will pass by the center of Ribeira Grande city

Pass By: Ponta Delgada, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Azores

We will head back to Ponta Delgada.

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"May be operated by a multi-lingual guide"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Please note, this tour can also be operated on a van or minibus, depending on the number of participants."
"Please note, the order of the locations that we will visit during this tour is weather dependent, which means either we will start the day with Fogo lake or Sete Cidades lake."
"If you have any restriction, please tell us when booking the tour, at least 48h beforehand. We will always try to adapt to your diet (vegetarian, vegan, allergies)."
"Most travelers can participate"
"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"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Your health and safety are our top priorities so we have put special measures in place to keep all guests safe during our activities. Please click here in order to check the complete manual:"
"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 4 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Hora de Inicio: 09:00 AM
Duración: 7 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
9:00am pick-up at any Ponta Delgada Hotel (please specify the Hotel) or Tourism Office

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


  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from inside of Ponta Delgada
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Caldeira Velha Environmental Interpretation Centre
  • Entry/Admission - Jardim Península
  • Entry/Admission - Vista do Rei Miradouro
  • Entry/Admission - Lagoa do Fogo
  • Entry/Admission - Salto do Cabrito
  • Entry/Admission - Igreja de Sao Nicolau
  • Entry/Admission - Miradouro do Pico da Barrosa
  • Entry/Admission - Caldeira das Sete Cidades

No Incluye

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off outside of Ponta Delgada


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