Faja da Caldeira de Santo Cristo and Faja dos Cubres Hiking Trail on São Jorge Island: Explore the island of Sao Jorge with an excursion from Serra do Topo to Fajã dos Cubres.
* Discover a huge variety of flora on route
* Walk along the Caldeira de Cima and Caldeira de Santo Cristo
* Services of an expert guide
Our hiking trail begins at the wind farm in Serra do Topo where we take a wide path bordered by colourful hydrangeas that takes us around a reservoir. After a while the trail begins to descent into Caldeira de Cima, replete with an incredible variety of flora such as heather, juniper and blueberry.
We take a small path leading to a waterfall before reaching the Caldeira de Santo Cristo, at about the half-way point, where you can also find a restaurant. From here we continue on to our ending point at Fajã dos Cubres, where the trail comes to an end. This is a hiking trail that introduces you to the diverse landscape of the Azores; it’s your chance to immerse yourself in nature at its purest.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at hotels.
Duration: 7 hours.
Start/opening time: At 9am.
Languages: English and Portuguese.
Others: Visibility at the viewpoints depends on the weather conditions; We suggest clients bring comfortable and appropriate to the weather conditions clothes and foot wear.
The above described itinerary is subject to changes.
Trail information: shape- linear. Difficulty – medium. Extension – 10km.
Activity only available on the island of São Jorge.