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Seize your day in São Miguel with a 4WD private tour provided by Carpe Diem dream tours

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Seize your day in São Miguel with a 4WD private tour

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 30/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Discover the Island of São Miguel and the enchantment that the Azores has to offer. Uncover the topography of the Azorean Islands according to your interests. Visit sleeping and active volcanoes, valleys, lagoons, and see the diversity of the local fauna and flora.  Get the most out of a local certified nature guide and his tips to help you trace out a route for a magnificent journey throughout the island in a comfortable four-wheel drive.
  • You'll start at
    Av. Infante Dom Henrique 17
    Or, you can also get picked up
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    Carpe Diem dream tours
    Stop: 8 hours
    Come discover a world where the landscapes and scents elevate the spirit and soul through a journey that will take you inside sleeping volcanoesin a fully customizable and private tour according to your preferences and sensibility.  Choose from the following wonderful choices: - Lagoa do Fogo at the top of the Fogo Volcano 575 meters above sea level. - Furnas Valley discover a lagoon ripped through gardens of sparkling flowers and dense forests taking you to the world of fairy tales; - The Sete Cidades Volcano, a geologic complex responsible for the stunning beauty of the landscape that majestically awaits you, fruit of immeasurable forces of nature. With stops at dazzling locations filling your spirit with happiness;
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  • You'll end at
    Av. Infante Dom Henrique 17
    Av. Infante Dom Henrique 17, 9500-101 Ponta Delgada, Portugal
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Important Information
Departure Point
Av. Infante Dom Henrique 17, 9500-101 Ponta Delgada, Portugal
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Local taxes
  • Transport by air-conditioned 4WD vehicle
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Certified nature guide/driver
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • If canceled due to extreme weather conditions, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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marnar wrote a review Jul 2019
Toronto, Ontario40 contributions12 helpful votes
We had an amazing private tour of the Sete Cidades area and our guide Jose made it even better! We also appreciated the flexibility of the private tour. Since we arrived early in the morning and could not check in to our hotel until mid afternoon, we were able to arrange a
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Date of experience: June 2019
Opinion_of_EMS wrote a review May 2019
Kingwood, Texas34 contributions17 helpful votes
Vera picked us up as planned at the port. We spent the day exploring the beautiful island. We had a gorgeous morning where we got to view the two lakes and the city below. During lunch (where we got to taste many island delicacies) a thick fog rolled in. It was amazing to see!
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Date of experience: April 2019
cabyersvqa wrote a review May 2018
Whitby, Canada5 contributions7 helpful votes
A knowledgeable guide, excellent comfortable transport, scientific and historical commentary and most of all a tour to some of the most enchanting spots of Sao Miguel. We thought we had seen it all but our guide showed us things that we had never seen on previous trips and new
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Date of experience: April 2018
Response from josemsantos, Proprietário at Seize your day in São Miguel with a 4WD private tour
Responded 16 Feb 2019
Thanks so much for sharing your feedback of Carpe Diem dream tours and for your kind words. It's great having contributed to an incredible experience of the Azores, making your stay memorable. Count on a friend whenever you return to São Miguel. Kind regards José Santos
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Mr & Mrs Scott
Wonderful experience! Our guide was super knowledgeable and so nice! Wanted to thank him for feeding the hungry kit
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Wow! This tour greatly exceeded our expectations! I can not recommend a tour with Jose enough! We did a whole day t
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This tour is a must on Sao Miguel!
We loved our tour with Jose so much that we asked for a go-back to some of the sights. Jose's passion for the land
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Number One Tour Guide of the Azores
We did three tours with Jose and each one was better than the previous. His knowledge of the island is extensive a
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Deb C
Would of loved the trip I am sure!
Was unable to do the trip, due to the ship not able to dock that day. Was greatly disappointed, however when asked
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Marvelous Tour!! A pity Ich can only give 5 Points....☺
First, we were the only 2 members of the tour and José didn't cancel it, thanks God! The tour was incredible and al
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Sarah S
We should have done this first!
We did our tour our last day but wish we had done it at the beginning, because Jose told us so much about the islan
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Mark F
Mark and Debbie
Really enjoyed our tour of Fogo and Jòse was really knowledgeable about a whole range of topics. Going in a 4x4 al
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Must do on São Miguel!!
We had a great time on this tour! The guide José was extremely knowledgeable as he grew up on the island. He was ve
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This was by far the best tour we had while staying in São Miguel. José knowledge of the island is just impressive,
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stacey k
Sieze the Day .. Fantastic Day !
We enjoyed the day with Jose ... covered a lot of ground during the day tour.. amazing sights. Jose's interest of
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Fantastic tour and guide
Jose really made the tour! He did not just show us just the sights but demonstrated such in-depth knowledge of the
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Jose is the best!!!!
Jose is full of knowledge and passion. He made our day so special and memorable. I highly recommend any of his tour
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Charlie M
Very Personal/Customizable Itinerary
Jose was awesome! He picked us up in the west, changed the itinerary to accommodate a different starting point and
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This is the best way to know deeply Sao Miguel. José has been amazing, he is the perfect guide always professional
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese
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