Azores in May

  A couple visited the Azores in March 2017

“My wife and I are looking for a 1 week trip to include visiting 3 different islands to explore what each island offers. We would like to visit Horta, Faial and Sao Miguel with a majority of time on Sao Miguel. We would like to travel to include May 15, 2017.”


Tiago Botelho, a local specialist from the Azores, helped this traveler put together a customized itinerary.

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São Miguel for Joseph MacGarry

Day 1: Welcome to Ponta Delgada - Azores
Day 2: Adventure Sea and Land: Whale Watching + Jeep Tour Lagoa do Fogo
Day 3: Sightseeing off road tour Nordeste
Day 4: Free time
Day 5: Hiking in Sete Cidades + Ferraria hot springs
Day 6: Half day hike in Remédios + Free time
Day 7: Canoeing in Furnas lake + Terra Nostra Park
Day 8: Free time and departure back home

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Hi,
I´m working on your proposal. I´m gathering information and prices for accommodation, and I will send you your proposal in the next 24 hours.

As for activities, I´m thinking about whale watching, canyoning, hiking, thermal pools, canoeing and cultural tours. Any first feedback?
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I think your on the right track for activities. We look forward to hearing from you.
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My wife and I are excited about or trip but would like to travel in Mid-March rather than May. What is your schedule for tours - do they run Monday to Friday or on some other schedule?
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mid March is also a good option, but please consider that the weather may be a bit more unstable. Regarding the tours, we run them everyday of the week, except if the weather force us to cancel. Please bring a good rain jacket, and good hiking boots, plenty of energy and discovery spirit. We can always adjust the days of the tours according to the weather or any other logistic reason.

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Traveler Review

Thanks Tiago, Cathy and I really enjoyed our week (post whale watch). We plan to return to visit other islands in the future.
You and your team were great!
Thanks so much - Joe