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The Trail of the Black Mysteries

Access from: Praia Da Vitoria


Key info

  • Tour ID: 54044
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Pick up point: Praia da Vitoria port
  • Activity level: Moderate
  • Optional extras available

Top highlights

  • Hiking Tour
  • Santa Barbara
  • National Park

From $51.10pp

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Key info

  • Tour ID: 54044
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Pick up point: Praia da Vitoria port
  • Activity level: Moderate

Top highlights

  • Hiking Tour
  • Santa Barbara
  • National Park

Itinerary

When does my tour start? This tour has a set departure time of 9 am and 2 pm.

You will be met at the port by your Cruising Excursions ready to take you to your vehicle to commence the tour.

PLEASE NOTE:  This is a hiking tour

The hike with your guide will start in land, in a protected area belonging to the national park of Terceira.  The circular route is approximately 5kms and can go as high as 100m altitude.

Taking you through the trail of the black mysteries - the volcanic domes, your guide will be pointing out the beautiful landscape you will experience, passing by many lagoons and through forest of Japanese cryptomeria and heather, the love of nature inspires you.

Commence on an incline to Pico Gaspar, where you will be able to see the volcanic mass of Santa Barbara. 

This tour brings to life the beauty of the area and there are plenty of photo opportunities to take away with you.

This is a trail with medium degree of difficulty and you will experience rough terrain, inclines with some flat areas.  Suitable walking shoes for this tour is recommended.

At the end of the tour, you will meet back up with your transportation ready to drive back to the port to meet your cruise ship in plenty of time for your ships departure.

  • Full details

    Key info

    • Tour ID: 54044
    • Duration: 4 hours
    • Pick up point: Praia da Vitoria port
    • Activity level: Moderate
    • Optional extras available

    Top highlights

    • Hiking Tour
    • Santa Barbara
    • National Park

    Itinerary

    When does my tour start? This tour has a set departure time of 9 am and 2 pm.

    You will be met at the port by your Cruising Excursions ready to take you to your vehicle to commence the tour.

    PLEASE NOTE:  This is a hiking tour

    The hike with your guide will start in land, in a protected area belonging to the national park of Terceira.  The circular route is approximately 5kms and can go as high as 100m altitude.

    Taking you through the trail of the black mysteries - the volcanic domes, your guide will be pointing out the beautiful landscape you will experience, passing by many lagoons and through forest of Japanese cryptomeria and heather, the love of nature inspires you.

    Commence on an incline to Pico Gaspar, where you will be able to see the volcanic mass of Santa Barbara. 

    This tour brings to life the beauty of the area and there are plenty of photo opportunities to take away with you.

    This is a trail with medium degree of difficulty and you will experience rough terrain, inclines with some flat areas.  Suitable walking shoes for this tour is recommended.

    At the end of the tour, you will meet back up with your transportation ready to drive back to the port to meet your cruise ship in plenty of time for your ships departure.

  • Essential information

    Included in this tour

    • Return port transfers
    • Local guide
    • Bottled water
    • Energy bar
    Activity Level Scale: 4
    1 - Easy going
    2 - Light Walking
    3 - Walking up to 2km which may involve steps and Inclines
    4 - Quite Strenuous with walking, steps and Inclines
    5 - Hard Physical Activity
    Included:
    Return port transfers
    Local guide
    Bottled water
    Energy bar
    Recommend: Please wear appropriate shoes and clothing, and bring a raincoat.

    Joining instructions

    You will be met by a Cruising Excursions representative at the cruise port, the representative will be holding a sign with the Cruising Excursions logo.

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