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Private Tour of Sao Jorge

Discover the impressive geographical features of the island of Sao Jorge with this fantastic private tour. You will also encounter a fascinating architectural jewel unique to the Azores.

Private Tour of Sao Jorge

We will pick you up from your hotel at 9:30 am to begin our amazing private tour of Sao Jorge and discover the most beautiful corners of the island. Our first stop will be at Parque Forestal das Sete Fuentes, a natural paradise full of cypress trees, pine trees, cryptomerias, and sequoias.

Once inside the park itself, we will go to Ponta dos Rosais, a stunning cape of volcanic origin where bird species, such as the common tern and the cory nest. Afterward, we will go to the Fajã de João Dias viewpoint to admire the stunning coastline.

You will find out why Sao Jorge cheese has a protected status, and also learn how it is produced, when we visit the Beira Cheese Factory. There, we will enjoy a tasting of this delicacy. Around 12 pm, we will take you to a traditional restaurant for a delicious buffet lunch.

After recharging our batteries, we will visit the elegant church of Santa Barbara, a small basilica that houses an important 18th-century tile mosaic. Then we will stop at Casa do Parque, a museum that where you can learn all about the Azores and its extraordinary geology.

We will continue the tour until we reach the Fajã do Ouvidor and the natural pool known as Simão Dias. If the weather is good, we will do some snorkeling in the crystal waters. Sao Jorge is known for its contrasting landscapes, like the ones we will see at Fajã dos Cubres, the Caldeira Santo Cristo, and the Fajã dos Vimes where we will also admire coffee plantations and taste an artisan coffee.

Finally, we will arrive at Ponta do Topo, where the first men to set foot on the archipelago disembarked. We will finish the private tour of Sao Jorge by dropping you back at your hotel at 5:30 pm.

Advantages of a private tour

When you book a private tour, you will have a professional guide exclusively for you and your companions. You can also choose to do the tour any day of the week, leaving from the point you prefer and adapting the itinerary to meet your preferences.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Price

This is a private tour, exclusively for you and your partner, family, or friends.

Up to 4 people Up to 8 people
Private tour in English
US$ 290.20
US$ 483.70

Private tour in English

  • Up to 4 people

    US$ 290.20
  • Up to 8 people

    US$ 483.70

More Information

Duration

8 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport in minibus.

English speaking guide.

Buffet style lunch.

Coffee.

Private tour, exclusively for you and your companions.

Not included

Entry to the Cheese Factory of Beira with tasting: 5 (US$ 6) per person.

Entry to the Santa Barbara church: 1 (US$ 1.20) per person.

When to book?

Bookings are permitted up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Per group from
US$ 290.20
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.