About the hike
Hiking around the Caldeira is an experience you should not miss out if you visit Faial. This collapsed volcanic cone is one of the main landmarks of Faial. With 2 km in diameter it is an impressive reminder of the force of nature. The trail around the perimeter is about 7 km long and can be done in two to three hours.
The hike around the Caldeira is physically easy, but those suffering from vertigo might find a couple of well secured passages a bit of a challenge. This hike is only worthwhile to be done if the weather is clear and the wind is not too strong. You will be rewarded with stunning views of the neighboring islands and the untouched nature.
Children 5-12 years
Pick up and drop off at your place of choice
Transfer to the Caldeira and back
Picnic with drinks
Personal accident insurance
Pick up at your place of choice
Transfer to the Caldeira
Drop off at your place of choice
Good to know
The hike around the Caldeira is only worthwhile in good weather condition.
You are our guest, if you have any special wishes, we will try to fulfill them.
Do not forget your camera and charge it fully.
Wear adequate clothing, the weather can change quickly.
Wear good and comfortable shoes.
If you have any special needs, let us know.
Terms of booking
Please send us your booking details through the form below. We will check availability and get back to you as soon as possible.
You can find the detailed terms of booking, payment and cancellation under the following link.
Depending on the meteorological conditions, we might suggest an alteration to the planned itinerary.