DAY 1 Arrival in Soajo village
Welcome to Soajo! This small mountain village is the perfect place to set base for a few days of adventure at Peneda-Gerês National Park. From the traditional "espigueros" to the rustic stone houses, Soajo has many charming corners to explore.Our local representative will come and meet you to explain all details of this itinerary.
Double or twin room in Casa do Adro, a rural house, constructed in the 18th century and converted into a small B&B with only 6 rooms.
DAY 2 Canyoning experience
The clear water of the rivers and lagoons in this NP make it an ideal destination for canyoning. You do not need to be an expert, any person who has the basic skills of walking can attend. You will descend canyons or gorges following the course of a small river and using various techniques, depending on the situation, and the characteristics of the chosen river. Your guide will look after your safety.
The only restrictions are:
Minimum weight 25 kg I minimum height 130 cm - Maximum weight 115 kg I maximum height 210 cm
Rural accommodation in Soajo village, same as on day 1, breakfast included
DAY 3 Lima Valley bike or kayak
Today you can choose: water or land! Explore the beautiful Lima river by kayak or by bike. Surrounded by green fields and forests the journey through the valley is full of diversity. You can choose a kayak tour or a guided biking tour.
Rural accommodation in Soajo, same as on day 1 & 2. Breakfast included.
DAY 4 Exploring the mountain villages
Serra Amarela is home to some of the most authentic mountain villages of the National Park. This rural heritage forms a mirror of the resistance and perseverance of men over natural elements. From the village Fojo and an ancient wolf trap, to the amazing Garranos (wild horses) that can be spotted running free in the mountains, this hike has all special ingredients for a wonderful first impression of Peneda-Gerês NP.
Approx. 9 km | level: easy.
Accommodation: you will spent your last night in rural accommodation in Soajo village, same as on the previous days, breakfast included.
DAY 5 Departure day or extension
This sample itinerary ends today. However, we can customize any way you like and add extensions any way you desire. Please have a look at the tab prices and options to get inspired in case you have some days left or you like to make changes to this itinerary.
Beach extensions in Viana do Castelo or an extension in vibrant Porto city are also possible. Please contact YŪGEN tours so we can create your ideal itinerary together.