Portugal: Village Walks & the Douro Valley

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  • Booking Type Instant booking
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 12-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-45438
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Lisbon, Portugal
  • Ends Porto, Portugal
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Hike through the scenic countryside near the Spanish border from the small down of Salvaterra do Extremo.
  • Walk on a medieval road from Casteleiros to Sortelha.
  • See picturesque terraces drawn in the landscape on the Port Wine Trail.
  • Taste wines with a view overlooking the Douro River
Start in Lisbon and end in Porto, the trip "Portugal: Village Walks & The Douro Valley" is a guided explorer trip that takes 8 days. You will travel through Amarante, Medelim and Manteigas in Portugal. "Portugal: Village Walks & The Douro Valley" is a small group trip which includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others.

An ideal balance of city and countryside, walk through medieval towns and village hamlets as Portugal steals your heart on this 8-day active discovery. A feast for the senses, savour the regions' delicious food with fresh, local ingredients and hike along the vineyard and olive grove-laced landscapes of the Douro Valley, with pit stops to sample some of the delicious wines and delicacies of the region. Finish in Porto as a final course to cap off the perfect week. Rich in history and culture, experience Portugal as never before.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Medelim: Portugal's Countryside
  • Day 2: Medelim: Historic Village Hikes
  • Day 3: Manteigas: Hike to a Castle in the Sky
  • Day 4: Amarante: Explore Serra da Estrela National Park
  • Day 5: Amarante: Douro Valley Walk Along the Vineyards
  • Day 6: Amarante: Hike to Casal de Loivos
  • Day 7: Porto: Your OMG Day
  • Day 8: Porto
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Hotels (7 nts).
Meals
  • 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners
    Note: Allow USD170-225 for meals not included.
Transport
  • Private vehicle, walking.
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
Guide
  • CEO (Chief Experience Officer) throughout, local guides.
Included activities
  • Your Foodie Moment: Lunch With a View and Wine Pairings, Peso da Régua
  • Hike the Rota dos Abutres from Salvaterra do Extremo
  • Welcome dinner
  • Village-to-village hike from Idanha-a-Velha to Monsanto with a local guide
  • Visit the natural pools of Penha Garcia
  • Hike from Casteleiros to Sortelha and visit the castle
  • Hike in Serra da Estrela National Park to the Vale do Rossim Lagoon
  • Hike past vineyards in the Douro Valley along the Corgo River
  • Hike to the Casal de Loives from Pinhão
  • Farewell Dinner
  • All tips included for activities and meals, except for CEO and porterage
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Any international flights to Lisbon and from Porto are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Portugal: Village Walks & the Douro Valley tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Portugal: Village Walks & the Douro Valley tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 22 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 22 August 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 61 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Portugal: Village Walks & the Douro Valley tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Portugal: Village Walks & the Douro Valley tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Age Requirement

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on this tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Does this trip suit me?
  • 1. Service Level : Upgraded Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.
  • 2. Physical Grading : 3 - Average Some tours may include light hiking, biking, rafting, or kayaking in addition to walking.
  • 3. Trip Type : Small Group Group trips average 12 travellers per departure, depending on the adventure. The maximum is usually no more than 16, but some can be smaller or bigger, depending on the trip. Check individual trips for details.
  • 4. Travel Style : The Geluxe Collection With perfectly paced itineraries, one-of-a-kind accommodations, and comfort at their very core, these premium active trips are adventure at its finest.
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