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It is a short hiking trail, a bit steep at the beginning but then when you reach the waterfall you will realize that all your effort was worth it. Despite, the waterfall be the main attraction on the way back, instead of taking the same...More
The drive into and out of Faial da Terra where this waterfall hike is located is a treat for your senses. We first had lunch in the town, then made our way to the parking lot at the beginning of the trail.
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A long drive from Ponta Delgada, and a 5km loop to walk but it's more than worth it. You park down in Faial da Terra and walk North to a well signposted route. It's rough terrain and a steep climb in places, so wear appropriate...More
Bring hiking shoes, bathing suits, towels and lunch! This was a beautiful hike, along streams, and tiny waterfalls. The reward is a huge waterfall and deep wading pool. We went to the second waterfall as well. That was double the hike, and much harder elevation,...More
Excellent hiking trail with a picturesque waterfall as a reward. The trail is steep and partly muddy so boots are recommended. Do not forget to take your camera with you! The humidity is >90% so technical clothing is an advantage.
We started in Faial Da Terra at trail PRC 09 SMI. Trail is not hard, it take a time around 60 minute from village to the waterfall. Whole trail go through forest alongside river bank and sometimes you feel like in abandoned garden sometimes like...More
From Faial you walk up past a small stream along a pleasant footpath, at the trail marker the path divides, left is very steep so go right and you eventually get to the waterfall. Returning the circular trail goes through a deserted village then you...More
The trail to Salto do Prego leads you to a beautfiul waterfall surrounded by river rock. We would recommend hiking early in the day as it gets rather crowded around the falls by late morning/noontime. Do not hesitate to also do Salto do Cabrito while...More