Lagoa do Fogo


Hiking tour itinerary of Lagoa do Fogo

Departing from Ponta Delgada at 08h30, we will begin our ride to the hike start point by driving through the South coast on the way to the city of Lagoa, continuing on to the mountain of the volcano of Fogo,
South side, enjoying spectacular landscaping views over the West, volcano of Sete Cidades, as well as South, Central and North sides of the Island.

This hike will take about 3 hours. The hike will be around 5 km and we will start our trail by hiking down to the lake.

Lagoa do Fogo Lake is one of the most beautiful lakes of São Miguel Island and one of the best naturally preserved throughout the years. Once we are at the bottom we can walk along the peculiar white sandy beach of pumice stone. After the unique moment of calm nature is time to hike back by the same trail.

Time to drive back to Ponta Delgada by driving down through the North coast of the mountain, having a stop at “Caldeira Velha”, a beautiful forest covered with giant ferns and underbrush, two pools, one with a waterfall and the other, thermal, at temperatures of 39cº/102f.
Caldeira Velha entrance fee is 2 Euros per person and is not included.

You will have the opportunity to bath and relax here before we will drive back to Ponta Delgada at 12h30.