Bioblitz in Gerês

Includes

Pick-up & drop-off
Lunch + snack + water
Insurance
Conservation support

 

Duration and  availability

Full-day | 09:00 – 20:00
Spring / Summer
Autumn / Winter

Price

140€  | Porto
135€  | Guimarães
130€  | Braga
family friendly
scenic views
history and culture
adrenaline

Bioblitz in Gerês Tour

Have you ever heard of Bioblitz? It consists in an intensive biological survey to list all the living species in a designated spot.

This is the challenge we propose: on one of the many privileged spots in the Peneda-Gerês National Park dedicate a couple of hours of unique day in Nature to observing, doing our own inventory and learning about all the animals and plants we can spot, under the guidance of two Biologists from the University of Minho.

The remaining day will be spent exploring Gerês and learning its History, from the Geology of its mountains to the human occupation, as well as learning both the symbiosis and the conflicts between humans and Nature.

And, of course, a great lunch full of local delicacies is included, so we can truly taste and experience what the landscapes offer.

Cease this opportunity for meeting the inhabitants of the impressive Gerês with specialists. And bring the kids!

Specifics
  • 1 small hike (approx. 30 min.)
  • Suitable for everyone from 2 to 75 years old
  • Minimum group size: 3
  • Maximum group size: 6
  • Available on weekends all year round
  • Duration: full day – 9:00 to 20:00
Recommendations
  • Wear weather and hiking appropriate clothes and shoes (you can bring extra clothes and shoes to feel free to make a mess)
  • Bring sunscreen (if relevant)
Background
All the tours include:
  • Pick-up and Drop-off at accommodation
  • SUV with all seats facing forward
  • Toddler/child car seats available (9 to 36 kg)
  • Lunch, snacks and water
  • Photos and videos
  • Specialized local guide with first aid training and carrying a first aid kit
  • A 2,00 € contribution for a conservation project
  • Small-group tour
  • All equipment necessary for the activities
  • Insurance, both personal and liability
The tours do not include:
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
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