Salto do Cabrito
From Ponta Delgada, after having collected our customers, we will travel to the Caldeiras da Ribeira Grande where we will start and finish our circular walking tour to the beautiful waterfall of Salto do Cabrito.
In the Thermals of the Ribeira Grande, we take the opportunity to appreciate the place, where its possible to see some fumaroles and the Thermal house of the City Ribeira Grande, as well the area ,where some regional dishes are made in Volcanic soil, then we will walk along a path lined by Cryptomes, to the old hydroelectric power station of Fajã do Redondo (deactivated), we cross a metallic bridge, where we will be accompanied by a small river, which leads us to the beginning of the waterfall.
After descending a steep metallic stairs, we come across the Salto do Cabrito Hydroelectric Power Plant (active), which indicates the beautiful Salto do Cabrito Waterfall (photo), height to appreciate its beauty where we can see the splendor of the Salto do Salto Cabrito, with 40m of height, presenting crystalline waters that invite us to baths.
After our short pause it is time to leave the waterfall behind and we continue on until we reach the road, where we will find the Geothermal Center of Pico Vermelho and then we continue towards the Thermals of Ribeira Grande where we finish our circuit, along the way, we dare, small streams and we see some fumaroles that recently began to come to the surface, it is possible to pass along several fields where the cows grazing quietly and see different species of endemic plants.
IMPORTANT TO KNOW
– Two-way transportation
– Local and experienced guide
– Snack and water
– Insurance related to the activity
– Pick-up and departure outside the center of Ponta Delgada
– Extra stops, off the tour route
– Clothes and footwear for practicing the activity
What to bring with you
– Footwear and hiking clothes
– Some protection for rain