Nature Activities

The second largest island of the Azores Archipelago, with the highest mountain in Portugal, discover the wonders of the Pico's nature.

ISLAND PIRATES

We have prepared a set of specific activities for your family to enjoy and have fun at Pico! If you need some time alone, we can stay with your children and develop a set of activities that will make your experience epic at Pico! Activities can be done in the place where you are staying, or in another safe place on the island. These are some of the activities we carry out: peddy-themed papers, treasure hunting, cultural and traditional games.

The activity includes: insurance and accompaniment with certified guide of the Natural Park of the island of Pico, snack and transfers if necessary.
Notes: Your well-being is very important to us! We advise proper footwear, hat and sunscreen. 3-hour activity, mainly directed at children between 3 and 12 years. Minimum of 2 people.

From:

30€

WALKING

TRAILS

Before starting the walk, fill your lungs with the fresh air of the Azorean nature.

Open your eyes wide to contemplate all the diversity and
peculiar historicity that you will find along your route.

Trails:

'' Way of the donkeys, ''

'' From the mountain to the sea '',

'' On the route of the Lajido ''

'' Vinhas do Pico ''

From:

40€

TRAIL OF

FERTILE WATERS

Although the creeks of the Pico are torrential, crossing them when they are dry is a very interesting experience, due to the diversity of flora found in these wetlands. And when is raining? Perfect! Dare in this adventure.

The activity includes: picnic with a baguette, a juice, a fruit and an energy bar, transfers, insurance, accompaniment with guide certified by the Natural Park of Pico Island.

From:

30€ - 45€

A journey through the canadas and pastures where you will find the happiest cows in the world grazing!

The activity includes: picnic with a baguette, a juice, a fruit and an energy bar, transfers, insurance, and accompaniment with guide certified by the Natural Park of Pico Island.

From:

30€ - 45€

PASTORS' TRAIL

A trail through the "Mysteries" where the last volcanic eruptions of the island occurred about 300 years ago!

The activity includes: picnic with a baguette, a juice, a fruit and an energy bar, transfers, insurance, and accompaniment with guide certified by the Natural Park of Pico Island.

From:

30€ - 45€

LAVA TRAIL

Night tour on a different trip through the canadas along the coast. We meet at dusk ... or we can discover the dawn to walk ... in any of the options, we promise an epic trip!

The activity includes: picnic with a baguette, a juice, a fruit and an energy bar, transfers, insurance, and accompaniment with guide certified by the Natural Park of Pico Island.

From:

30€ - 45€

MOON TRAIL

TRAIL OF
PICO WINE CULTURE LANDSCAPE

Rails that unravel us rolls, sails, alembics, cellars, maroiços, and vineyards that led to the classification by Unesco as World Heritage of
Humanity!

The activity includes: picnic with a baguette, a juice, a fruit and an energy bar, transfers, insurance, and accompaniment with guide certified by the Natural Park of Pico Island.

From:

30€ - 45€

YOGA

The exercice for body and mind in Vinhas do Calhau. To promote relaxation, balance and awareness for 1h15 alone, to two or in a group!

From:

10€ - 25€

HORSE RIDING

Magnificent horse riding, a nice way to get to know this typical azorean farm. 

The activity includes: guided accompaniment. Throughout our tracks, we make known the cones
volcanic rocks, craters and lagoons.

From:

20€ - 65€

PICO-NICS

Because rather than discovering our Nature, it is discovering our gastronomy at the same time! In what way? With a picnic in the style of Pico, in magical places, selected to offer you unique landscapes of the island, while tasting the best delicacies made in Pico!

The activity includes: meal with typical products, transfers, insurance, and accompaniment with certified guide of the Pico Natural Park.

Notes: The products used in Pico-nic contain gluten, dairy products and others. If you have any intolerance, please let us know! You can choose the location of Pico-nic, discover our suggestions! 3 hour activity.

From:

30€

FARMER FOR 1 DAY

A journey through the canadas and pastures where the world's happiest cows graze!
Learn how milk comes to the table, and literally put it to work ... or in this case, the cows! A direct cow experience you will not want to miss!

The activity includes: Travel by van to a pasture, transfers, insurance, and monitoring with certified guide of the Natural Park of the island of Pico.
Notes: Your well-being is very important to us! We advise proper footwear, hat, coat and sunscreen. 3 hour activity.

From:

40€

TOP TRAIL

The ascent to the top of the Topo gives us a unique view of the south coast of the island.
Come discover in loco how the volcanic formation of the island occurred, while we climbed the oldest volcano of Pico, with 1022 meters.

The activity includes: picnic with a baguette, a juice, a fruit and an energy bar, transfers, insurance, and accompaniment with guide certified by the Natural Park of Pico Island.

From:

30€ - 45€

ROUTE OF THE LAJIDO

Discover the protected landscape of Pico's vineyard culture by bike! This route was made thinking of who likes to travel as a local.

The activity includes: bicycle tour, lunch in a typical cellar, a Kayak tour between the port of Areia Larga and Porto do Calhau.

From:

60€

WINE ROUTE

A mountain biking and jeep tour through the Pico vineyard and the wine museums that Pico Island offers.

The activity includes: a bike ride through the protected landscape area the Pico vineyard culture, a lunch in a typical winery and a jeep tour with visits to wine museums.

From:

70€

NATUR2U/4U

NATUR2U is a 2 day program includes pedestrian trail, kayak, mountain bike and caves.

NATUR4U is a 4 day program includes not only pedestrian, kayak, mountain bike and caves but also rappelling and a jeep tour.

Both programs include snack and lunch.

Note: The program lasts for 1 day.
 

From:

150€ - 350€

CLIMB TO THE MOUNTAIN

With the ubiquitous mountain in any point of the island, the highest point of Portugal that is 2351 meters is a "must do" for any lover of walks and any lover of adventure and nature, and if you want, enjoy and stay overnight ... (including material)

From:

45€ - 90€

With more than 100 natural cavities, corresponded to many tens of kilometers of subterranean ways, where many secrets and strange ways of life are hidden. Discover the caves and go down the algarars of Pico.

From:

30€ - 45€

GEOCACHING

How about finding 1 of the other 1 million geocaches scattered around the world? Will your sense of direction surprise you?

Let yourself be adventurous in this sport of '' hunting! ''

From:

15€

A SECRET WALK BY THE LAGOON AND CAVES

Let yourself be involved by the unique landscapes of the craters of volcanoes and lagoons. To make the day even more exciting we'll put on the helmets and grab theflashlights in an adventure through the largest lava tube in Portugal and otherlava cavities with an admirable geological formation. Discover the Pico in its state of purity and preservation.

The activity includes: a professional guide (certified by the Azores Natural Parks), helmet and lantern for the caves, admission ticket with guided visit to the largest lava tube in Portugal, lunch in the restaurant with local fresh products, personal accident insurance

From:

80€

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