6D/5N Tour 4x4 - Protected Areas of Alto Minho

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Ref 122: Protected Areas of Alto Minho in a 4x4 vehicle 6Days/5Nights 


From 690€ p/ person

 

Included:

- 5 nights in double room w/ breakfast

- 4 lunches

- 3 dinners

- Transfer from/to Porto

- All Terrain vehicle with a specialized driver

- Guided tours

- Wine tasting and regional products

- Personal accident and liability insurance

 

Not included:

- Personal expenses

- Any expenditure not mentioned or included in the program

 

Price varies depending on the time of year. 

 

Additional Information

Meeting Point
Gerês Equidesafios Rua São João 93 4840-030 Campo do Gerês
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Day 1: Check-in.

Pick up at Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport (OPO) or other location in Porto.

Transfer to the city of Caminha, with a stop in the Mount of Sta Luzia - Viana do Castelo, a city full of history and tradition.

Dinner and overnight in a 4*Hotel in Caminha.

Day 2: Protected Landscapes Tour

Morning

Stop in Rubiães, part of S. Tiago’s Trail.

Visit to the Protected Landscape of Corno de Bico. Paredes de Coura is a quiet village full of history but its natural heritage is the highlight of this region. Hills, valleys, waterfalls, cliffs and the crystal clear waters of Coura’s river are surrounded by a luxuriant vegetation.

Lunch in Paredes de Coura.

Afternoon

Visit to the Protected Landscape of ​​ Bertiandos and S. Pedro d’Arcos, an important area of nature and biodiversity conservancy. With an approximate area of ​​346 hectares, this landscape of continental wetland includes habitats and species of priority conservation.

Dinner and overnight in Arcos de Valdevez.

Day 3: “Portuguese Little Tibet” and Ecovia do Vez

Morning

Hiking trail in the Ecovia do Vez (Sistelo - Vilela – about 10km). The "Portuguese Little Tibet" is located in the typical village of Sistelo, where you’ll be able to see waterfalls, to walk on wooden walkways and observe the existent fauna and flora.
Lunch in Arcos de Valdevez.

Afternoon

Visit to a Vinho Verde winery with a guided tour to know the entire producing process of this nectar from the Gods. From the maturing of the grape, to the bottling, ending with a wine tasting.

Free Dinner.
Overnight in a 4*Hotel in Arcos de Valdevez.

Day 4: National Park Tour: Peneda & Soajo

Jeep tour in the most emblematic places of Arcos de Valdevez. After a hearty breakfast at the hotel, Soajo and Peneda mountains await you. In an all-terrain vehicle, you will get to know places with panoramic views of a beauty you won’t forget. You’ll be in full harmony with nature.

Lunch in Soajo.

Overnight in a 4*Hotel in Arcos de Valdevez.

Day 5: National Park Tour: Gerês

Morning

Relaxing morning at Lobios’ hotsprings in Spain.
Lunch in Gerês.

Afternoon

Hiking trail along the roman road (Geira), within the heart of the National Park. This hike will transport you to a past full of history and to enjoy an unique natural surrounding.
Dinner and overnight in Gerês.

Day 6: Departure
Drop off at Francisco Sá Carneiro Airport (OPO) or other location in Porto.

 

Minimum of 4 people for this package.

Highlights

  • Peneda-Gerês National Park
  • Bertiandos and S. Pedro d´Arcos Protected Landscape
  • Corno de Bico Protected Landscape
  • Portuguese Tibet 
  • Ecovia do Vez 
  • Roman Road

Route

  1. Campo do Gerês (PT)