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OUR HIKE FOR THE SUMMER 2018 : NATURAL POOLS (Gerês National Park)


NATURAL POOLS

Natural pools in Gerês National Park is a formation of small pools in the river surrounded by the amazing landscape of the National Park. In the summer with the low level of water in the river it makes amazing pools where you can have a great swim and dive in these extremely transparent waters. A true must do, especially in warm summers .

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FULL DAY ACTIVITY (MEDIUM DIFICCULTY LEVEL)

EXTENSION: 8 Km (5-6 hours hike)

DIFFICULTY LEVEL: This is a hike with an easy level of difficulty. Advisable to people used to walk, no need for an extra physical condition or hiking experience.

MEETING POINT: Clérigos tower in Porto city center, at 8:00 in the morning (if necessary to pick-up in the hotel, please inform us in advance to our e-mail, this will have an extra cost of 5 Euro.)

ARRIVAL TO PORTO: Around 19:00

WHAT TO BRING: Food and water for the day and lots of good mood ;)

PRICE: 63Euro/Pax (or 300 Euro for private groups up to 8 pax)

THIS TRIP INCLUDES: Insurance + transport from and to Porto + experienced guide + lots of fun.

SPOKEN LANGUAGES: English, Portuguese, Spanish and French (Please confirm spoken languages for each scheduled tour) Note: We always organize our hikes in function of weather conditions for each spot. For more detailed information about our next hike and dates please press “Book Now”.

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douro_valley

Douro Valley to Everyone: (Douro Valley)


Douro Valley to Everyone: (Douro Valley)

Douro Valley is a region has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Traditionally, the wine was taken downriver in flat-bottom boats called “rabelos”, to be stored in barrels in cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia, Porto. In this experience we will show you the Port wine route, since the place where the grapes grow and are smashed (Douro Valley) to the place where is stowed to get old and later on consumed or exported to the world (Porto city) in a very relax and informal way which will make you feel a local.

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FULL DAY ACTIVITY, take a look at the program

9:00 – Is our Meeting Point in Clérigos Tower, if you will prefer a pickup in your hotel, this will be between 8:30 – 9:00 and will cost an extra 5 euro/pick up (to be paid to the guide)

10:50 – We will arrive to Douro Valley and here you will have the option of making a cruise in Douro in the small boats that were used to transport the Port Wine from Douro Valley to Porto City along almost 100 km in the river. This will have an extra cost of 10 Euro which is the cost of the cruise and takes around 50 min and is paid in the local. If someone doesn’t want it, for this time we will have a small walk in the village to know a bit more of this place.

13:30 – Will be the lunch time in a typical restaurant (between 13-15 euro with dish, drinks and coffee, again people just pay for what consumes, who want can bring its own food and have a picnic in the city and skip this lunch)

15:00 – We will have the option of visiting a small producer of Port Wine which will explain how is Port wine made and its principal differences and try a few wines, of course, ( will cost 10 euro, not included).

16:00 – We will be leaving to Porto and we should be back in the city around 17:30.

17:30 – We will visit one of the best wine cellars in Porto with the most amazing view you can get from the city just to enjoy the view and have a last wine. (Drinks not included, people can have the freedom to get what they want, and if someone doesn’t want to have anything can still enjoy the place and company without having to pay more for it.

19:00 – You should be already in your hotel to relax from the day . :)

SPOKEN LANGUAGES: English, Portuguese, Spanish and French (Please confirm spoken languages for each scheduled tour)

Note: We always organize our hikes in function of weather conditions for each spot. For more detailed information about our next hike and dates please press “Book Now”.

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