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Mount Pico in June!

Caminhando is the way to experience Mount Pico! My guides Marco & Joao was truly outstanding... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
Knoxville, Tennessee
Perfect day with João and Cecelia

My family and I, which was a group of 9 that included my grandmother who hadn’t been back to the... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2018
Hartford, Connecticut
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Madalena, Pico 9950-226, Portugal
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Reviewed July 15, 2018

Caminhando is the way to experience Mount Pico! My guides Marco & Joao was truly outstanding. Extremely knowledgeable about the mountain and its environment I felt like this was the best way to experience the mountain. Caminhando, made this strenuous activity safe and provided the...More

Thank garrywshores
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

My family and I, which was a group of 9 that included my grandmother who hadn’t been back to the Azores in over 30 years, took a day trip from Faial to Pico to see the island with João and Cecelia as our guides. They...More

Thank afred1023
Reviewed June 30, 2018

We were scheduled to have a 2/3 hour tour of the island followed by a self guided walk from the Frei Matias caves to Madalena. But the weather didn't really allow for the walk so Marco happily extended our tour. He is a Pico resident...More

Thank Carole H
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

We were due to walk up Pico but decided the day before that it wasn’t what we wanted so we phoned the company the day before to let them know. As an alternative they arranged a 3 to 4 hour island tour followed by a...More

Thank Ian H H
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

We climbed Mt Pico with this group on June 17, and were very pleased with our guide, and the experience. Pico is breathtaking. It is well worth the climb. Our guide, Marco, picked us up promptly at the agreed upon time and took us to...More

Thank terrysherman
Reviewed May 26, 2018

Limited time because of ferry strike from Horta but Joao (booked by text, with very fast responses) was waiting for us and drove us straight to Pico mountain on a wonderfully clear early evening, with great views of Faial and up the mountain. Then he...More

Thank martico
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

We were staying on another island, so we took the boat, which took about 30 minutes. But the time was limited to a few hours. We left the tour planning in the hands of our guide João, which was a good choice. We started with...More

Thank JDMCarvalho
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Mr.João Xavier was very easygoing. He replied to my email promptly and gave me flexible and useful advice on the half-day tour I'd like to do. He picked me up at the airport and drove me to gruta das torres just in time to catch...More

Thank annamarie Y
Reviewed October 3, 2017

My husband and I went on a tour of the island with Cecilia. She was an excellent driver and tour guide! Her English was very good and she let us stop as often as we wanted to take pictures. We never felt rushed. We only...More

Thank alexs27
Reviewed September 28, 2017

We went to the island Pico in September 2017. In advance we arranged a Pico climb with the company Caminhando. We decided to have a tour just for both of us. I wrote with Joao several emails. Everything was really professional. Depending on the weather...More

Thank reignmaker_2017
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