Birdwatching from Porto

Outdoor Activities in Portugal

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Tour description provided by Viator

Our proposal invites you to pass a full day with us! The excellent natural conditions and biodiversity of the places we are going to explore makes it highly probable that you will have an unforgettable experience!The best part? You will be with an incredible host, a professional nature and wildlife photographer with a bird watching passion and the unique opportunity of seeing some species that you have never seen or that you would like to see again like: the Kingfisher (Carlo´s own favorite),Osprey Pandion, the Hoopoe, Black redstart or the Dartford Warbler.
We offer you a day full of great sights, relaxation, great company and of course,  Lots of birds!During the day we will visit 3 types of terrain: firth, forest and Pre - Mountain.Our bird expert Carlos Rio is a guy with an impressive sense of humour, and a professional nature and wildlife photographer. He has the time and the spirit to focus solely on biodiversity.It all began many years ago, when he started to spot some birds through the window of his house, only to realise he was sitting in one of the richest and more diverse spots for birdwatching in Portugal: Cávado’s River estuary and the Northern Littoral Natural Park. His passion grew since then and now he is an expert of the local flora and fauna.Carlos Rio is like a living part of the the Northern Littoral Natural Park and you will notice this once when you take the tour with him.Among others, is frequent the sight of Black Redstart, Osprey Pandion, Dartford Warbler, the Hoopoe and Carlos own favorite bird: the Kingfisher (He has a published a book about it)What are the highlights of your day? • Exploring The Northern Littoral Natural Park with a 4x4 Land Rover • Traditional Portuguese lunch in a local restaurant; • An expert in Bird Watching and photography with books Published! • Excellent Natural landscapes • Hidden spots • Relaxation, Great company and lots of birds! What is included? • 2 Personal Guides, one being a bird expert with several published books; • Pickup and drop off with a 4x4 Land Rover at your accommodation in Porto • Personal insurance; • Traditional Portuguese lunch in a local restaurant; • Photos and videos; • Small gift: Carlos Rio´s pocket BookWhat is not included? • Any kind of worriesKnow before you go • You will need binoculars (Please tell us if you don't have one) • Bring Comfortable walking shoes • A snack for mid morning/afternoon (it is a long day!) • We cannot promise you will see any specific bird, since watching wild nature has its own limitations.

What’s included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup
  • Hotel drop-off
  • Photos

What’s not included

  • Gratuities