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SPLENDID DOURO VALLEY4 DAYS

Duration
4 days
Period
January
Geographic area
  • norteNorth
Level of effort
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
Participants
Min: 2Max: 12
Accommodation type
  • Rural Tourism UnitRural Tourism Unit
Interest
  • NatureNature
  • CultureCulture
  • Wine & GastronomyWine & Gastronomy
Prices from
649 EUR
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This trip will take you on a 3-night/4-day tour exploring the Douro Valley in the North Region of Portugal Mainland. Being developed for those who seek these particular region for its wonders and wine & gastronomy, during these days you will have the opportunity to enjoy the native fauna and flora of the amazing Douro International Nature Park and discover Douro Valley Wine Region with its endless vineyards.

Program

  • Day1
    • ARRIVAL DAY + DOURO INTERNATIONAL NATURE PARK
    • Meet and greet at Porto Airport with a member of our team and self-drive to Miranda do Douro in Douro International Nature Park (ca. 355 km - 3h40).
    • For the afternoon you can choose one of these two ways to explore the region:
    • OPTION 1) Half-day guided canoe trip on Douro river, between the cliffs and its amazing wildlife (only available between July and October);
    • OPTION 2) Half-day guided hike. Along the route you will have the opportunity to observe the native fauna and flora and enjoy the beautiful panoramas along the walks.
    • Lunch included at a local typical Portuguese restaurant.
    • Accommodation at an Exclusive Countryside House in the Douro Region.
  • Day2
    • DOURO INTERNATIONAL & NATURE PARK
    • Early rise and go for a birdwatch experience with our expert properly equipped exploring the region and the park - aprox 3 hours. Common species to be spoted: the Golden Eagle Eye, the Bonelli Eagle, the Black Stork, the Griffin Vulture, the Blue Rock Thrush, Kites, the Azure-Winged Magpie, among others.
    • Picnic lunch included at the end of the morning activity.
    • Guided kayak expedition on Douro River International Park between the arribas (cliffs) - approx. 3h.
    • Accommodation at an Exclusive Countryside House in the Douro Region.
  • Day3
    • DOURO VALLEY & ITS ENDLESS VINEYARDS
    • Self-drive from Miranda do Douro to Pinhão in the heart of Douro Valley Wine Region (ca. 175 km - 2h15).
    • Guided tour & tasting at one of the most exquisite Wine Estates & Producers of Port and Douro Wines.
    • Afterwards picnic-style (gourmet) lunch among the vineyards and contemplating the river at the winery.
    • Free afternoon to explore this magnificent region.
    • Accommodation at a Wine Estate Property in Douro Valley.
  • Day4
    • DEPARTURE DAY
    • Self-drive to Porto Airport (ca. 130 km - 1h35).
    • Departure from Porto Airport.

Included in the Tour

3-Night accommodation as described on each day

 

Meals as follow (soft drinks, beer and house wine included):

Breakfast

Lunch on day 2 and 3

Dinner on day 1

 

Activities as mentioned on the program, namely:

@ DOURO INTERNATIONAL: Private Half Day Experience - 1 activity of your choice

@ DOURO INTERNATIONAL: Dinner at a local typical restaurant

@ DOURO INTERNATIONAL: Half-day birdwatching experience in the cliffs

@ DOURO INTERNATIONAL: Half-day kayak tour on Douro River

@ DOURO WINE REGION: Visit with lunch and tasting at a wine Estate Property

 

Personal Accident Insurance for the guided activities

Personal travel journal developed by our team with all the route and coordinates required for the trip (contacts, names, suggestions, etc)

Welcome reception by a member of our team

Permanent local assistance

Not included in the Tour

Meals not specified as included on the list on the left

Any transportation not refered as included on the program

Flights

Personal Expenses

Rental Car

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