Underground Volcanic Tour
This full day expedition will guide you along the origin of the Azores islands; the middle earth of Terceira, through volcanos and caves.
Explore in your pace and enjoy the full attention of your guide because this activity is private tour for individuals or small groups.
Some caves are not open for the public and only accessible with your guide.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Moderate
Group Size Small Group
Terceira Island, as volcanic origin presenting their morphological diversity, but maintaining some common geological traits. Its origin is associated with several volcanic eruptions, that occurred in the Alpine Orogeny; that remounts to the Tertiary Age to the present days, leaving an outstanding speleological heritage.
So, we wish to share these beautiful caves, the fumaroles known as Furnas do Enxofre and Algar do Carvão, only volcano accessible to the public.
Do you want to increase your skills a nature photographer? Opt for our photo tour. We teach you the techniques to shoot great pictures in extreme light situations. We will spend extra time during the cave hike to use different techniques so you will create great memories.
Capture at the moment!
Full day private tour, € 90,- per person
Full day tour, € 70,- per person for a small group
- Your private guide
- Pick-up and drop-off
- Food and drinks are not included
You can choose to bring lunch or visit a restaurant
- Admission fees for monuments, specials sights and museums
We make a underground hike in caves that have not been opened to the public. Of cource we have the permission and the experience to walk you through it.
The hike is a wonderful opportunity to increase your photography skills if your wish to learn new techniques and make creative shots in the dark.
Furnas do Enxofre
Witness the activity of planet Earth. You can see (and smell!) the warm sulphured steam leaving the thin crust of the planet. Because of this phenomena you will see unique vegetation and colour schemes in the landscape.
Algar do Carvão
Explore the chimney of the island. Algar do Carvão is a cave unique in its sort because it’s the only formal volcano you can actually enter. Once the lava was pushed out and now you can see the natural art on the wall created by the richness of minerals.