Each day breakfast will be taken in the Hotel before leaving for the day’s program.
We will usually leave the Hotel between 9.00 am and 9.30am.
On our return to the Hotel each day we will have time to relax and change before dinner which is usually taken at 7.30pm.
Each evening the guide will give a preview of the next day’s program.
Day’s program is subject to alteration due to weather and local conditions.
Arrival in Porto
Transfer by road from Porto to Gerês.
This is a scenic and varied walk with a series of fascinating villages and their field systems to walk through.
The high villages are some of the few in the north where pigs can be seen wandering free, in and around the villages.
Our descent through wooded slopes in the afternoon gives tremendous views over the mountains and lakes stretching out in front of us.
Ascent/descent 300m up, undulating on top then a descent of 600m
19.5km with opt out mid-afternoon if wished
Canoeing in flat water
This type of canoeing is developed in the Caniçada reservoir. In this type of tour in addition to the guide service the monitor begins by clarifying some maneuvers of the boat in the aquatic environment, accompanying all the activity thus ensuring greater safety of the practitioners.
In addition to being a kayaking activity, it is possible to observe landscapes that are only accessible on a walk along the river or the lake.
The all-terrain rides are combined rides on tarmac roads and dirt road. We will visit the most interesting tourist spots in the region (viewpoints, traditional villages, waterfalls, etc.).
This type of tour, besides allowing you to get to know the Peneda Gerês National Park region, its villages, monuments, etc., also shows landscapes and mountain, only possible to have access in an all terrain ride.
Day off or Braga
With a bi-millennial history and heritage that began in Ancient Rome, when it was founded in 16 BC as Bracara Augusta in honor of the Roman emperor Augustus (27 BC-14 AD), Braga is well worth the visit.
Horse riding takes place in mountain regions where, in addition to the promenade, it allows access to unique landscapes.
The whole tour is accompanied by a guide monitor, the horses are suitable for people with no experience, thus ensuring a safe ride.
A walk through the lush Mata da Albergaria, the richest area of the park for trees and vegetation.
We crisscross the cascading Rio Homen and then enjoy the views as we stroll above the lake of Vilarinho das Furnas.
If weather permits we can enjoy a swim in the crystal clear waters.
Ascent/descent: 250m up and 300m down15.4km
Transfer by road from Gerês to Porto airport