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Caldeira Descent with Local Guide

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Caldeira is a giant volcanic crater with 2 km of diameter and average of 400 meters deep. This was the first place in Azores being classafied as a Natural Reserve.

Caldeira is a very exclusive place because there is a law that as some rules regarding the access to this place. There are the obligation to a special guide on every descent and the maximum people allowed to descent Caldeira is 40 people per day. This law exists to protect the rare species and habitats inside.

You will descent to a volcanic crater in a technical hike on muddy, stip and slippery terrain, which is one of the few places in Faial where you will be able to be inside on the true wild and native azorean forest. To do this you will need 4 o 5 hours and you will be guided by a local guide with a lot of stories to share with you!

Good hiking skills are required to do this. To guarantee the safety of a group, we can quit/cancel the descent if we realize that the group as no enough skills.

But if the group do have enough skills, you will have an unforgettable azorean experience, shared by a borned local guide, on a day that you will remember for the rest of your life!

Stop At:

• Caldeira, 10 km from Horta, Horta, Faial Island Portugal
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Important Information
Departure Point
Caldeira, 9900, Portugal
Departure Time
9:30 AM
Duration
5h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Insurance
  • Transfer from Horta for groups up to 6 people
Exclusions
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Transfer for group bigger than 6 are extra. You can request
  • Transfer from outside of Horta. You can request
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Não recomendado a crianças com menos de 8 anos.
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Our guide for the day was Bruno, he was very informative. Unfortunately our hike has to be canceled to to bad weather but he still took us to the top of the mountain for pictures we thought that was very kind. He told Us to get with trip advisor for the full refund. When we got
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Me and my friends canyoning today for the first time and it was a unique experience that everyone should do at least once in a lifetime!!! I'm afraid of heights but with the help of the guides I was able to do everything! Thank you so much Bruno and João for the professionalism
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It was an awesome experience. We had perfect equipment, a very nice guide and in the end a great day in the nature. Everything seemed to be very good organised and prepared. We learned a lot about nature and had different ways go through the canyon (climbing, walking, swimming,
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Well this is the minimum rating i could give. The descend was great, the Guide have a lot of knowledge of everything around the trail and nature and he is a very good speaker! He knows what he is talking about. The weather in the beggining was not good but as the experienced guy
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Response from Bruno_Silveira, Proprietário at Caldeira Descent with Local Guide
Responded 22 Sep. 2019
Thamk you very much for your words! Best regards!
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This was an absolutely amazing experience. Bruno is super knowledgeable, a fantastic guide and he made also a very fun experience!! We highly recommend him!!!
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Response from Bruno_Silveira, Proprietário at Caldeira Descent with Local Guide
Responded 10 Sep. 2019
My friend Jan, thank you very much for your visit to our beautifull island! Best regards Bruno
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By: Toboga Azores
186 reviews
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Tinadickens87
20
Hiking
Our guide for the day was Bruno, he was very informative. Unfortunately our hike has to be canceled to to bad
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Clara_1697
10
Canyoning in Azores
Me and my friends canyoning today for the first time and it was a unique experience that everyone should do at
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244felix
20
First Canyoning after hurricane
It was an awesome experience. We had perfect equipment, a very nice guide and in the end a great day in the
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Droquesteni
10
Great Trip
Well this is the minimum rating i could give. The descend was great, the Guide have a lot of knowledge of
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Jan A
30
Canoying was amazing
This was an absolutely amazing experience. Bruno is super knowledgeable, a fantastic guide and he made also a very
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Shani195
20
Canyoning was amazing!
We had our guide Brouno who was so great, kind and professional. The canyoning was absolutely amazing.
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ALIXAZORES
10
indepth experience
We had a very nice trek with Bruno finishing on the caldeira in Faial, excellent botanic guide giving a full of
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Lizzer70
10
Fun family adventure
We had a great day with Bruno who took us on a fun and thrilling day trip - lots of scrambling and abseiling. It
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Kariiin_G
Switzerland
102
espetacular!
i did a canyoning tour with a lovely family i met during my days on faial. we were 4 + 1 guide. ay.. i mean,
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NNN20192019
41
Get to know Faial together with Toboga Azores!
Bruno of Toboga Azores showed me Faial in one day by participating in a jeep tour. What a wonderful journey, that
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pocketfulofshe
40
Highly recommend!
I highly recommend this tour company when traveling to Horta Faial. My time was limited on the day of arrival, so
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AnneProvence
20
Amazing canyoning experience with Bruno and Gonzalo
We had a very great day doing canyoning. The place was beautiful and our guides took good care of us. We highly
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SanneF31
Breda, The Netherlands
30
Very nice canyoning trip
This was a really nice day with Bruno and Gonzales. We were with a small group which was nice because you didn't
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Ryan A
San Jose, California
34
Spectacular First-Time Canyoning experience with Toboga in Faial!
My family is of Azorean descent, and having visited the islands 4 years ago for the first time, I feel so in love
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VersaceJ3
10
The best in Horta and Faial - a must
A must for anyone who has never been to the Azores and wishes to have a comprehensive experience of the island.
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