Watching deer in the wild - Lousa Mountain

Outdoor Activities in Coimbra

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The Veado Verde / Green Deer challenges you to live an experience in the Lousa Mountain. Come with us and watch deer exhibit natural behaviour in the wild. It´s a wonderful and rewarding experience that includes offroad activities, hiking and visiting the mountain schist villages.  It's a 4 hour trip with Coimbra as the pickup point. Get ready, the beauty of this mountain will leave you amazed!
If you are nature tourism lover or simply need to be away from the stress and chaos of the city, the Veado Verde / Green Deer gives you an unforgettable trip to the Lousa Mountain, taking you to observe one of the most well-kept treasures of this mountain, the deer in the wild. This tour will combine observation of some species of fauna, namely the deer, its vestiges and territorial markings, but also bucks and wild boars and the diversity of it's flora that paints the mountains and makes its landscapes breathtaking. The cultural and human aspect of the schist villages is also part of this tour. We will go to Gondramaz, a unique opportunity to know the life and traditions of this mountain people. Finally we will visit Loucainha natural pools. • Pickup/drop-off point: Coimbra, Largo da Portagem • Location: Lousa Mountain • Start time: 08:00h • Duration: 4 hours • Mode of transport: 4x4 vehicle w/ AC • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required • A maximum of 4 people per booking • Activities: - Offroad trip (50km)- Hiking (3,5km)- Fauna watching (special atention to deer)- Flora watching- Visit to a schist village with coffee or tea offer- Visit to natural pools • Visited places:- Lousa Mountain- Catraia da Tia Joaquina (so called the first trading/tourism post of the mountain)- Offroad trip looking for wildlife- Hiking looking for wildlife and observing flora- Eolic park- Gondramaz, schist village- Loucainha natural pools • Included:- Specialized guide;- Transportation to and from Lousa mountain;- Coffee or tea in a schist village;- Photography offer;- Personal Accident Insurance;- Liability insurance;- Binoculars loan • Price does not include:- Meals;- Other, unspecified as included;

What’s included

  • Morning / Afternoon tea
  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional photographer guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected)
  • One souvenir photo
  • Meals as per itinerary (L=lunch, D=dinner) are optional and paid separately on site.
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)