Hiking tour to Pico da Vara from São Miguel

Hiking tour to Pico da Vara from São Miguel

Free cancellation
Language: English , Portuguese
Availability: Every Saturday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 7 hours
Do this because
  • Climb to get to the highest spot on the island of São Miguel
  • Get dazzling views of the entire island at 1.103 meters
  • Learn about the protected area's biodiversity along with your guide
What to expect

Hike up to Pico da Vara with your guide and reach the highest point of São Miguel island!

With your hiking guide, start a 7-hour adventure from the Planalto dos Graminhais, and enjoy beautiful moments while surrounded by native vegetation. See the wind turbines that produce part of the green energy of the island and enjoy the views of a protected area's biodiversity as you walk. Along the way, take the time to admire the older volcanic complexes of São Miguel, looking over the beautiful landscape of Povoação Caldeira and reach Pico da Vara.

From this highest point, enjoy dazzling views of São Miguel at 1,103m above the sea leave. When ready to leave this amazing scenery, follow the path down and continue in the direction of the park of Ribeira dos Caldeirões, before returning to Ponta Delgada along the same path you took.

During this moderately difficult hike, you will be able to regain your strength with a picnic lunch.

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What's included
  • Guide
  • Walking sticks
  • Light meal (sandwich, cake, fruit, water, juice)
  • Insurance (personal accident & liability)
Reduced price
  • Children (age 8-12)

Futurismo Azores Adventures, Portas do Mar, Shop 26 Ponta Delgada Harbour São Miguel Island, 9500-771 Ponta Delgada, Portugal

Meeting point:

Make sure to reach the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the tour starts.

What to remember
  • The minimum number of participants to book this tour is 4
  • The guide is bilingual (English, Portuguese)
  • Comfortable shoes and clothes are recommended
  • Remember to bring a waterproof jacket
  • In summer bring a hat and sunscreen
  • Bring water and snacks
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  • Every Saturday at 9.00am
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Futurismo Azores Adventures
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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