Hiking to Salto do Prego in Faial da Terra - full day

Hiking to Salto do Prego in Faial da Terra - full day

This is really a walk in which you can “smell” all the green around you! Upon reaching Salto do Prego’s waterfall, we have the opportunity for a dip before our picnic lunch. On the way back we follow a different trail but with the same characteristics.


This hike is one of the most beautiful around São Miguel Island. If you had to choose one hiking tour in the Azores, this would be the one. Indeed, during this activity, you will see incredible natural sights like the amazing waterfall where you can take a dip if you don’t mind the cold. Many locals love this hike and do it often. You will surely understand why when you will discover its wild beauty! This trip will lead you to a hidden gem which is the waterfall known as Salto do Prego. From Ponta Delgada, we will pick you up and take you to the Eastern end of the island to go on this amazing adventure! Our walk starts on a steep narrow road that leads us to Sanguinho – a village that has been abandoned since the early 70’s and is now being restored. The rest of the trail is in the woods, with a lot of short up and downhill stretches between very dense and beautiful vegetation. Upon reaching the waterfall, we will have the time to enjoy our picnic lunch. On our way back, we will follow a different trail but with the same characteristics. When we finish the trail, we will have time for a snack in town and to mingle with local people before heading back to Ponta Delgada.

Stop At:

• Faial Da Terra, Faial Da Terra, Sao Miguel, Azores
• Salto do Prego, Faial da Terra, Povoacao, Sao Miguel Portugal
• Povoacao, Povoacao, Sao Miguel, Azores
• Jardim municipal de Povoacao, Largo do Jardim Municipal, Povoacao, Sao Miguel 9650-430 Portugal

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"May be operated by a multi-lingual guide"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required"
"Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately"
"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 16 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"
"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: https://bit.ly/36YRiKw"

Hora de Inicio: 09:00 AM
Duración: 7 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up and drop off at the Tourism Office or in your hotel in Ponta Delgada

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


  • Lunch - Picnic lunch (sandwich, cake, fruit, water, juice)
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off in Ponta Delgada
  • Walking stick

No Incluye

  • Food and drinks, other than specified


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