„Inspiration Pico“ -  Nature-Tour                            

Explore Pico Island/Azores


This inspiring-trip to Pico gives a first impression of nature’s paradise still sleeping…

The three ocean-tours with intensive whale-watching and close dolphin-encounters are even as included as the professionally guided full-day climb of the volcano “Montanha do Pico” being the highest Portuguese mountain (2.351m). Free leisure days allow you a lot of flexibility to explore the whalers-villages, nature or take a bath in the natural pools around



1. day              arrival to Pico island, transfer to accomodation

2. day              The day is free to adapt and can be filled by swimming in a safe natural atlantic pool or a light hike in nature

3. day              This day the first half-day ocean-tour with guidance by a marine biologist will be enjoyed. The remaining time of the day is free for individual experiences like hiking, bicycle-riding, horseback-riding, scuba-diving, sailing, visit one of the local museums or simply relaxing

4. day              This day you will enjoy the second half-day ocean-tour to meet the countless whales and dolphins around south of Pico island

5. day              This day, you will experience the third ocean-tour to enjoy the ocean-wildlife south of Pico. Remainig day for free leisure

6. day              This day the full-day climb of the volcano Pico-Mountain (2.351m) will be enjoyed with a local licensed guide. Strong trekking boots and a stabil health condition are essential for this climb . Alternatively a visit of the lavatunnel-cave  “Gruta das Torres” with  further visit of the nearby vinyards (UN-Heritage) is possible upon request.

7. day              This day is free to relax and can be filled by different activities like visit of the cave ‚Gruta das Torres“, trekking of the „Caminho dos Burros“ or renting a car for an individual tour around the island to experience the UN-heritage of the vinyards, the whaling-traditions and volcanic specialities

8. day              Departure from Pico or extension in Pico or neighboring islands or continent Portugal, (please ask for individual offers)




mid April – mid October weekly arrival  (Juli & August with supplement)

       Minimum length of stay 7 nights



       7 x nights in double-room incl. half-board in nature-resort next to Lajes  do Pico

3 x Ozeantour/half-day (whales & dolphins w/marine-biologist)

1 x Pico – Tour (mountain-climb  or  alternatively cave & UN-heritage “vinyards”

Transfers (upon arrival & departure Pico island, 3x to/from Lajes for oceantrips)

Local englisch-speaking contacts


from EUR 1.190  per person in shared double or twin      

Single-supplement from EUR 375,-


Individual-trip without guide , Extension of stay possible upon request

Supplement  Juyi & August: EUR 95,- for 7 days per person shared double/twin


Accommodation: Nature-Resort „Aldeia da Fonte“  4*

Quietly located stone-houses next to cliffs in ancient forest, Swimming-Pool, Infrared-Sauna, Restaurant, Whalewatching-Tower, 10 minutes by taxi from traditional whalers-village of Lajes


Alternative accommodations  (with supplement, rent-a-car essential!):

Alojamento Bela Vista

Pension O’Zimbreiro incl. Pool/Piedade

Quinta Milhafre/Piedade                       (holiday houses)

Guesthouse Papalva/Sao Joao

Individual holiday-houses in different areas




All prices plus airfare

Ozeantours and Pico-Climb subject to weather conditions,

strong hiking shoes essential for Pico-climb

changes permitted