The Azores | Pico & Terceira
Discover these two UNESCO World Heritage Sites
An unspoiled gem in the heart of the Atlantic Ocean, with two UNESCO World Heritage Sites among the nine archipelagic islands, the Azores offer an abundance of off-the map-adventures. From dormant volcanoes and caldera hiking to geothermal hot spring hopping. From the best surfing in the Atlantic to whale watching experiences and swimming with dolphins. With this travel package we have selected two islands, Pico and Terceira, proud hosts of UNESCO's World Heritage sites for your vacation pleasure.
On Terceira island, explore the World Heritage city of Angra do Heroismo, the Azores' oldest city. Visit the city's 16th century fortress and descend the Alvar do Carvão where visitors can explore a volcanic chimney and secondary magma chamber and see the two structures side by side.
Pico island, dominated by the formidable Pico Mountain (Portugal's highest mountain) is a mass of unique beauty and protected with World Heritage status. Visit Criação Velha, a unique wine growing area where currais (stone-walled vineyards) paint the landscape. Do visit the Museo do Vinho and the Whaling Museum and learn about Pico's long wine-making tradition and its transition from whale-hunting. Descend into Gruta das Torres, one of the world's longest lava tubes.
With this fantastic travel package embrace the Azores through the majesty of UNESCO's World Heritage sites located on the islands of Terceira and Pico. Experience firsthand what makes these destinations deserving of this distinction.
- Roundtrip flights from Boston to the Azores
- Inter-island connections
- 3 nights of accommodation at Pico
- 3 nights of accommodation at Terceira
- Breakfasts on some of the hotels (please check the detailed information of each hotel).
Day 1 - Arrival at Pico island.
Day 2 and 3 - Free time for personal activities.
Day 4 - Flight from Pico island to Terceira island.
Day 5 and 6 - Free time for personal activities.
Day 7 - Return flight to Boston.Show more
The base package includes:
- Roundtrip flights from Boston to Pico Island and Terceira Island
- Checked baggage (1 piece, 20kg, per passenger)
- Carry on baggage (1 piece, 6kg, per passenger)
- Accommodation at a 4 * hotel in Pico Island;
- Accommodation at a 4 * hotel in Terceira Island
- 6 breakfasts (on selected hotels - please check information of each hotel before booking);
- All Taxes.
Infants: If you're travelling with an infant under 2 years old, please contact us until 24 hours after booking the trip for the adults and children. Each infant will pay $150.
Nonrefundable special price packages:
Once the payment is made, the reservation cannot be cancelled. No refund in case of cancellation or no-show. Any and all changes made to the reservation after the airplane tickets have been issued are subject to a penalty fee to be communicated at the time the alterations are requested.
All prices include airfare, fuel surcharges, airport taxes and fees. All prices are per person, based on double/twin occupancy. Single travelers must pay an extra fee.
Air & land tour prices apply from the gateway airport or city specified in the Package Highlights. Prices will vary from alternative gateway airports or cities and may be higher.
The total price will be clearly displayed prior to any deposit being required. Should the hotel mentioned in the deal not be available for the dates in question, the company will make the reservation for another hotel of the same category and let you know immediately of the change.
Important disclaimer information:
Tickets are nonrefundable, nontransferable and name changes are not allowed.
The amount to be charged by Azores Getaways does not include any fees or commissions that may be applied by the client's bank to process the payment(s).
The optional cost(s) of upgrades and add-ons for additional services (airline, rental car, or others) are at the discretion of the client to select during the booking process and are not included in the final package cost unless specifically stated in the description (eg: additional luggage, transfers, drivers, extra insurance, or other).
Clients are responsible for ensuring the correct entry of personal data of the passenger(s) when booking flights or they will be subject to additional fees for any corrections at the discretion of the airline.
Any additional tourist or municipal taxes imposed by each individual destination in a booking are not included and must be paid directly at the accommodation; Clients are strongly urged to research any possible applicable taxes prior to travel.
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NON-TRANSFERABILITY OF TICKET
Tickets issued via Azores Getaways are non-transferable and can only be used by the person whose name is indicated on the ticket. Valid proof of identity must be presented whenever required upon check-in. If it is found that the person presenting the ticket is not the same person named as passenger in the ticket or if such person is unable to satisfactorily prove that he/she is the same person named in the ticket, then the Carrier shall refuse carriage to such person and reserves the right to retain and confiscate the ticket so presented.
NON-REFUNDABILITY OF TICKET
Please assume that the fare is non-refundable and any change or cancellation will result in full forfeiture of the value of the ticket with no refund or credit available. Rules and restrictions as imposed by the airline(s) will be applicable to your fare should you need to change or cancel your flight(s).
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Recommended Arrival Times:
- Intercontinental Flights: 3 Hours prior to departure
- International (Short/Medium Distance Travel): 2 Hours prior to departure
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