This program gives you the opportunity to discover a multitude of activities and possible visits on Pico and Faial, two of the nine islands of the Azores archipelago, while alternating between swimming and relaxing at Madalena, on the island of Pico.
DAY 1 : FLIGHT TO HORTA
Depending on your time of arrival on the island of Pico, free time in Madalena.
DAY 2 TO 7 : ACTIVITIES ON THE ISLAND OF PICO AND FAIAL
The order of activities will be decided day by day depending on the weather.
Nautical activities :
Sea excursion to observe the sea mammals
Sea excursion to swim with the dolphins
Land activities :
Caving in lava tunnels
Climbing Mount Pico
Visit the island of Pico
Visit the island of Faial
DAY 8 : RETURN FLIGHT
Pico Island, named after its imposing moutain and also known as the grey island due to the moutain, is often referred as the “Ilha Montanha” (Moutain Island) and belongs to the central group of islands. Pico island is, after Sao Miguel, the second largest island in the Azores and it is 4,5 miles from Faial and 11 miles from Sao Jorge.
Faial Island is also part of the central group of the archipelago, about 66 miles from Terceira, 4,5 miles from Pico and 11 miles from Sao Jorge. The surface area of Faial is approximately of 173 km2. The island has about 15.000 inhabitants and its main municipal seat is located in the city of Horta. The different colours of blue decorate the houses, divide the fields and line the roadsides, giving Faial the name of Blue Island.
31 May to 7 June 2014
17 July to 24 July 2014
31 July to 7 August 2014
6 to 13 September 2014
Price depends on departure city ; for more informations, please contact us.
Included in the price :
Transfer from the airport / accomodation
All transfers in adapted vehicle for your visits during the day
The accomodation in rooms / shared flats with a shared bathroom
Everything necessary to prepare your own breakfast
Half board accomodation (lunch or evening meal depending on activities)
Sea excursion to observe the sea mammals on Pico with an english speaking guide
Sea excursion to swim with dolphins on Pico with an english speaking guide
Scuba-diving on Pico with an english speaking guide
Visit of Pico
Visit of Faial
Caving on Pico
The climb of Mount Pico
Not included in the price :
Personal insurance (optional) and assistance, cancellation, etc
Personal spending during your visit
Entries to any others sites, museums or optional activities other than stated in the “included in the price”
The fees for supplementary days in case of flight modification/cancelation made by the airline company
Meals and drinks other than included in the half board accomodation. Depending on the activity of the day either lunch or evening meal will be left at your own charge
The supplement fees for a single room (obligatory for an individual reservation and will be refunded if possibility of sharing a twin room) : 250€ per person