Faial da Terra - Salto do Prego


Hiking tour itinerary of Faial da Terra - Salto do Prego

Departing from Ponta Delgada at 08h30, we will drive for 1H15 towards Faial da Terra which is a civil parish in the municipality of Povoação.

Our hike will be around 6 km, it will have medium duration of 3h30 hours including picnic time and it will begin by walking up a steep trail until you rich a small abandoned and isolated community called Sanguinho. 

After passing this abandoned place, we will continue our hike; we will walk across dense vegetation having the feeling of walking through a rain forest!

At the end of the trail, you will see a beautiful waterfall, place and time that you will have your picnic.

On the way back, we will partly take a different trail which goes along side of Ribeira of Faial da Terra.

On the way back to Ponta Delgada, we will drive through Furnas, place where you will have the opportunity to bath and relax at “Poça da Beija” thermal pools with 39c/102f which will be perfect after your hiking experience.
The thermal pools entrance fee is 4 Euros per person and is not included.

We will be back in Ponta Delgada around 17h00.