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Get to know the island of Sao Miguel on a mountain bike! Together with the local guide from Picos de Aventura, you will visit a pineapple tree farm, ride to the natural reserve and taste the local delicacies in a picturesque village of Pico da Cruz. This tour lets you see both, breathtaking green hills of the Azores, and the southern coastline and its black sand beaches. So, don't wait any longer and ride with us from Ponta Delgada!
- Meeting & Preparation:
We meet at our base in Ponta Delgada, where you receive the complete mountain bike equipment and get to know your local guide.
Firstly, we follow the dirt road till we reach the pineapple plantation - Ananases A Arruda, where we stop to find out how the famous fruits of the Azores are harvested. Next, we head to the natural reserve of Pinhal da Paz where we relax in the green environment for about half an hour. Our last stop is Pico da Cruz in the area of traditional farms with lush vegetation. There, you can enjoy a tasting of the local products.
Our route back to Ponta Delgada is on the coast, passing by the black sand beaches.
- Route: Ponta Delgada - Ananases A Arruda- Pinhal da Paz - Pico da Cruz - Ponta Delgada
- Duration: 4hrs
- Trail difficulty: moderate
- Group size: up to 18 participants
- Mountain bike
- Quick repair kit
- Regional food tasting
- Certified mountain biking guide
- Sports clothes & shoes
- Water bottle and snack
- Light jacket
- Sun cream
- Sunglasses & hat
- Minimum age: 6 years old
- Physical fitness
- Feel confident on a bike