A tree next to a body of water

Hike to Pico Branco & Terra Chã

A great way for a charming hike to Pico Branco, the second largest peak on the island with fantastic photo opportunities.

  • Pico Branco.
  • Second highest peak on the island.
  • Charming hike.
  • Free time at view points (photo opportunities).
  • Difficulty level

    Level 3: Active - good mobility needed

  • Duration

    3hrs45

  • Max. passengers

    35

  • Booking code

    E-PXO6

  • Notices

    Appropriate clothing, comfortable walking shoes, sun protector, hat, jacket, bottle of water.

This hike is located at the northeastern tip of the island and will take you to the top of the second highest peak on the island, Pico Branco. It is said that the path was originally designed to facilitate the passage of donkeys when growing barley in Terra Chã. It is a charming hike, because the paths run through the peak and you can see the mountains, the cliffs, the beach, the sea and the beautiful mountain curves, composed mainly of fantastic rock formations, which mix here and there with fauna and flora typical of the region . 

Practical information:

  • Language: English.

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate clothing, comfortable walking shoes, sun protector, hat, jacket, bottle of water. 

  • Walking information: This is a walking tour where guests are required to walk 5.4 km (2.7 km each way).

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.