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Porto: 4x4 Mountain Tour

1. Porto: 4x4 Mountain Tour

The adventure starts with a free pickup at your Porto accommodation. Next, head to the mountainous regions inside Porto Mountains Park where you will see Roman mines (from the outside only) dating back to 2,000 years ago. From the top of the mountain, you will be able to enjoy the most wonderful viewpoints. Next, move on to an old and isolated village in the mountains where you can observe the local community in their daily activities and life. Continue the tour by traveling along the River Ferreira where you will see watermills, one of which is still used by local residents to eat and drink in the mountains.

Peneda-Gerês National Park: Kayak & Waterfall Trek w/ Lunch

2. Peneda-Gerês National Park: Kayak & Waterfall Trek w/ Lunch

Discover one of Portugal’s hidden treasures on a 10-hour excursion to Gerês National Park. Enjoy a day of hiking, kayaking and savoring local food. The itinerary can be altered to make the best of the weather conditions in winter and summer. Travel to the park in an air-conditioned van. After around 90 minutes, you’ll reach the lake, where you’ll begin your tour by kayaking in the it‘s calm waters. Afterwards, relax on a sandy beach and try to stand up paddle before returning to your vehicle. Stop at a local restaurant with amazing views of Rio Cavado, where you will taste local food and wine. In the afternoon you will find a waterfall and lagoon, where you can swim and relax. Visit the old village of Fafiao, and learn more about Portuguese lifestyle in the countryside.

From Porto: Peneda-Gerês Park 4x4 Tour with Lunch

3. From Porto: Peneda-Gerês Park 4x4 Tour with Lunch

Explore one of the most unknown treasures in Portugal and discover the nature of Gerês-National Park during a small group tour. The itinerary can be altered to make the best of the weather conditions in winter and summer. Leave your accommodation in Porto in the morning and travel to the Gerês National Park in an air-conditioned Land Rover. After around 90 minutes, arrive to the heart of Gerês. Imagine fantastic green lagoons where you can swim and relax, hear the sound of the waterfalls and see amazing rainbows. Visit an old village, where you will meet the locals and enjoy a traditional Portuguese lunch with local green wine (included). Continue to one of the most beautiful and unknown lagoons in Gerês National Park: the blue lagoon. Explore remote areas of the park and enjoy the breathtaking valley. During your exploration, if you're lucky, you might even see the wild horses (Garranos). End your visit to Gerês at one of the most impressive viewpoints in the region.  After a full day enjoying the best spots of Gerês National Park, relax on the trip back to your Porto accommodation, arriving in the early evening.

From Porto: Gerês National Park Hike

4. From Porto: Gerês National Park Hike

Depart from the convenient meeting point in Porto and head to the Peneda-Gerês National Park, the only national park in Portugal and the best place to go for a hike. Travel around 1.5 hours from Porto along with your experienced guide as you head to the heart of the park to a trail designed to be a bit tougher but much better than other trails. Embark on an 11km circular track with 700m elevation gain (350m uphill and 350m downhill) on an uneven terrain, something much more challenging than a normal hiking trail. Take in views of the national park’s lagoons, the Cascata do Arado waterfall, and villages as you go. Midway through the trail, stop for a well-deserved picnic in a fantastic spot with stunning views of the surrounding scenery. Afterwards, begin the ascent and end the trip with a drop-off back in Porto.

Porto: Private Transfer to Porto Airport (OPO)

5. Porto: Private Transfer to Porto Airport (OPO)

Avoid the rush of taxis in Porto and book a meet-and-greet with a personal driver to take you directly to the airport. Enjoy transport in a private vehicle, door-to-door directly from your address to Porto Airport. Travel in comfort and safety with your professional driver who will meet you at your hotel reception with a name card. Benefit from a generous luggage allowance and enjoy a safe, punctual and reliable transfer service. 

From Porto: 4x4 Mountain Tour with Local Food

6. From Porto: 4x4 Mountain Tour with Local Food

Take a day trip from Porto to the nearby areas of Valongo, Parque das Serras do Porto, and Couce village, with hotel transfers included. Travel in a 4x4 through mountain terrains and taste the local food of the area. Start with a pickup from your Porto accommodation. Travel to Parque das Serras do Porto inside the city of Valongo. See Roman excavations from 2000 years ago, along with panoramic viewpoints of Valongo city, Porto city, and Couce Valley. Next, visit the rural and isolated village of Couce in the mountains. Observe the local people engrossed in their daily activities. Marvel at the large Eucalyptus plantations and the cork trees, all in an off-road vehicle. Take a walk along the River Ferreira and spot several water mills, some of which are still operational. 

PRIVATE TOUR - Peneda Geres National Park

7. PRIVATE TOUR - Peneda Geres National Park

Complete your trip in Portugal with a visit to the beautiful Peneda-Geres National Park. Experience breathtaking nature, traditional culture and the kindness of locals. Discover the mountains, rivers, waterfalls and magnificent settings on this carefully curated tour with your local guides. You will travel by 4x4 vehicle and on foot to different locations of great scenery and natural value within the park. Learn about and observe local flora and fauna and dip into incredible natural lagoons. You will break for lunch and enjoy traditional Portuguese cuisine. On this tour you will have plenty of opportunities for stunning panoramic photographs and your guides will be happy to take any shots for you. 

Peneda-Gerês National Park Full-Day Tour

8. Peneda-Gerês National Park Full-Day Tour

Explore the natural history, ancient heritage and beautiful nature of Peneda-Gerês National Park on a day trip from Porto, Guimarães or Braga. Following pick-up from your hotel, drive to the lush woodlands to hike through the only national park in the Norte region of Portugal. Marvel at the mountains as you hike in a small group for a more intimate experience. Walk along centuries-old paths that cut through the woods and reach amazing viewpoints along the way. Encounter the remains of ancient settlements and of the Roman Geira road from Braga to Astorga. Swim in the clear waters of the mountain waterfalls or soak in hot springs used by the Romans, depending on the weather. See newborn baby horses in the woods or marvel at the colors of the fall leaves, according to the season.

Terceira Island: Half-Day 4X4 Tour

9. Terceira Island: Half-Day 4X4 Tour

Experience moments of pure adrenaline on this Azores tour as you travel across Terceira Island in an all terrain vehicle. Fasten your seat belt, and embark on an adventure through the interior of the island. You will travel comfortably in jeeps suitably equipped for the purpose and able to take you to places you did not even imagine existed. This tour is for those looking for a unique experience and wanting to discover the stunning scenery of the Island of Bruma (Terceira Island) in the most radical way. Routes on secondary roads, which are not part of the usual tourist itineraries, are favored. These consist of narrow, beaten paths, which are used mostly by farmers. They are lined either by blue hydrangeas (Hortenses), large trees or rough walls of basaltic stone, which cut the green pastures. And most importantly, these lesser-known routes lead to breathtaking views. Take the time to stop along the way, step out of the jeep and take a closer look at all the magical nature that surrounds you. Adventure yourself through the interior of the Island, taking in the breathtaking views, and discovering rarely-accessed roads lined with unique flora.

Douro Valley 4WD Tour with Wine Tasting and Picnic

10. Douro Valley 4WD Tour with Wine Tasting and Picnic

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Porto, and then journey to the town of Régua. Explore the beautiful wine region of the Douro Valley by 4WD vehicle and venture off road to escape the usual tourist crowds.  Journey through the mountains that rise steeply from the banks of the River Douro, and see the amazing vineyards that produce wines with Portugal's highest DOC (Denominação de Origem Controlada) classification. Stop for a picnic lunch and soak up the amazing views. Continue to a local quinta (winery) to sample some of the fortified port wines produced in the region. Then, return to Porto and get more amazing views of the UNESCO World Heritage vineyards.  

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What people are saying about Norte Region

Booked this trip as a suprise for my wifes birthday while in braga...absolutely brilliant from start to finnish..pedro our guide couldnt have been more of a hit if he tried, and also ritas few snacks thrown in,the lunch included also is second to none in a local craftshop and restaurant that made the trip stand out, questions we asked or information he told us with such knowledge, obviously clear he loves what he does, finnished the day with hot springs across the boarder which was sensational, do not think twice about booking this trip..you will not be dissapointed...ken + lisa

Wow What surprise a very interesting tour full of brilliant views and fun swings which I really enjoyed. The guide accompanied by his wife were brilliant and even took photos for me. The tour ends with a tasting in a small picturesque village.

Ricardo and the adventure were amazing. He was happy to answer any questions you have and show you all of these amazing gems outside of Porto. Good vibes all around.

Great jeep tour. Ricardo was a great guide and showed us many sights we would not have seen on our own. Recommend going out to the mountains while you are in Porto!

It was really fantastic experience. Nice hospitality and good arrangement. Strongly recommended for everybody!!