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    The North Atlantic’s Azores, like Hawaii, is a remote volcanic archipelago. This active trip explores the crater of Sete Cidades (one of the 7 Wonders of Portugal), bathes you in natural thermal pools, and includes a world-class whale watching excursion. You’ll have the opportunity to explore four iconic islands including São Miguel, Faial, Pico and São Jorge.

    • Explore volcanic sites like Sete Cidades, Capelinhos, and Caldeira do Santo Cristo
    • Experience 4 unique islands: São Miguel, Faial, Pico and São Jorge
    • Spot over 25 species of whales and dolphins on a special boat excursion
    • Skip the whale tour (and save $100) to surmount the Azores’ highest peak
    • Enjoy an afternoon soak in a thermal pool heated by volcanic vents
    • Take part in a private evening party at an outdoor thermal pool, with bartender et al
    • Peddle through a quaint village on São Miguel Island 
    •  Visit Europe’s only tea plantation 
    •  Virtually all meals included, along with water and soft drinks (beer and wine included at dinners)
    • Day 1  Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel Island
    • Day 2 Sete Cidades and Ferraria, Sao Miguel Island
    • Day 3 Horta City, Faial Island
    • Day 4 Pico Island
    • Day 5 Sao Jorge Island
    • Day 6 Furnas, Sao Miguel Island
    • Day 7 Furnas, Sao Miguel Island
    • Day 8 Sao Miguel Island