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NEW - Club Adventures: Azores Island Discovery
from $2,299 pp

  • Duration: 7 days
  • Destinations: Azores

A tropical, volcanic wonderland - Welcome to the Azores! Prepare for an adventure that will captivate your senses as you explore the stunning landscapes of the Azores Islands. A land rich in tradition and cultural history only to be matched by its natural wonders.

Special Offers and Member Benefits:

  • Accommodation: Hotel (6 nights)
  • Transportation: Air Conditioned Vehicle, Domestic Flight, Public Ferry
  • Airport Transfers: Arrival and Departure transfers available purchase
  • Meals: 6 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 2 Dinners
  • Local Leaders – Professional tour guides straight from the communities you’re exploring!
  • Small groups of 16 or fewer people
  • 100% Guaranteed Departures!
 
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At A Glance:

Day 1: São Miguel Island

Welcome to the Azores! The dramatic landscapes of this tropical, volcanic wonderland set the tone for your adventure. After your transfer to the hotel, settle in and enjoy a welcome meeting and dinner with your Local Leader and fellow travelers. (d)

  • Our hotel in São Miguel: Hotel Azor

Day 2: São Miguel Island

Our adventure begins today on São Miguel, the biggest of the islands. We start with a tour of Sete Cidades, a massive volcanic crater three miles across, recognizable for the breathtaking views provided by the twin lakes located in the crater. We follow this with a visit to a pineapple green house to see how the delicious fruit is grown. The afternoon is yours to enjoy, unscripted. (b)

  • Our hotel in São Miguel: Hotel Azor

Day 3: São Miguel Island

With our Local Leader, we set out to uncover the treasures of São Miguel on a full-day tour. From the capital of Ponta Delgada, we enjoy a hike to the waterfall and thermal baths at Caldeira Velha before taking in the views of the crater lake, Lagoa do Fogo. From there, we visit a tea factory, Terra Nostra Botanical Park and enjoy lunch at Cozido das Furnas. (b, l)

  • Our hotel in São Miguel: Hotel Azor

Day 4: São Miguel Island > Faial Island

We hop a short flight to the charming Island of Faial this morning — known as the “Blue Island” due to the countless hydrangea hedges dotting the landscape. Today, we spend time in the lively town of Horta and visit the Capelinhos Volcano Interpretation Centre, which was built underground to avoid interference with the natural landscape. Here, we learn the fascinating history of the Caldeira and the formation of the Azores. (b)

  • Our hotel in Faial Island: Pousada Forte da Horta

Day 5: Faial Island > Pico Island > Faial Island

A short ferry ride brings us to Pico Island. Here, we connect with the history of the whaling industry and learn about the impact that it has made on the islands. Then, we dive into another regional treasure — wine. Wander through Santa Luzia Vineyards, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and later visit a local vineyard for a wine tasting and tour. We return to Faial tonight to enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. (b, d)

  • Our hotel in Faial Island: Pousada Forte da Horta

Day 6: Faial Island

This morning we head to the Capelinhos Volcano for a nature walk. The volcanic crater is filled with lush vegetation and vibrant plants native to the Azores. The afternoon is yours to relax, or partake in an optional whale watching cruise. (b)

  • Our hotel in Faial Island: Pousada Forte da Horta

Day 7: Faial Island

Our inspiring journey through the Azores islands ends today. (b)

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*Club Adventures powered by AAA ExclusiveVacations®is a dba of Member Select Vacations LLC. AAA Exclusive Vacations does not assume responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of the offers displayed. Rates quoted are per person, based on double occupancy and is current at time of print. Rate will vary based on departure date and is subject to availability. Unless otherwise specified on the itinerary, air transportation, optional tours, gratuities for tour guides and items of personal nature are excluded from price. Travel Insurance is not included in the package price. Proof of appropriate travel insurance coverage must be provided prior to departure. AAA Exclusive Vacations reserves the right to change or cancel itineraries, hotels, and other components whenever it is deemed necessary. If this occurs, every effort will be made to offer alternate dates, hotels or other tour components. If you purchase an air inclusive program, your airfare will be quoted inclusive of fuel, taxes and fees. Air is 100% non–refundable once booked. To receive a full set of Club Adventures terms and conditions visitclubadventures.com/terms/or call (844) 205-6226. Other restrictions apply. CST#2125005-50.

Departure Dates
Start: October 11, 2019
End: November 6, 2020
Price: $2,299 pp
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