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From Porto: Trekking in Gerês National Park with Picnic

Product ID: 383160
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Join in with a stunning 11km trek in Peneda-Gerês National Park with an expert guide. Get to the heart of this astonishing park and have a typical picnic in an amazing spot with the mountains as your background.
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Starting time 8:30 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Hike a beautiful trail in Peneda-Gerês National Park
  • Stop to admire the park’s incredible lagoons, waterfalls, and valleys
  • Enjoy a picnic in an unforgettable setting
Full description
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.
Includes
  • Return transportation from Porto
  • Experienced guide
  • Picnic
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with heart problems

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

At Rua da Assunção 39, 4050-151 Porto, Portugal. Please wait at the Clérigos Tower by the Clérigos Church, opposite Costa Coffee on the other side of the road.

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Important information
Know before you go
• It is important to understand that this trek is in on uneven terrain and has an elevation gain of 700m (350m uphill and 350m downhill)
• This activity is not recommended for people with heart, asthma, and similar problems, or children not used to hiking in this type of terrain
• For people with experience of this type of terrain, supportive shoes can be enough
• Hiking boots and walking poles are recommended for people less experience in this terrain
• Picnic is included, however, the local provider asks that you bring some extra food to share at the picnic

From £60.60 per person

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Product ID: 383160