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Crossing Peneda-Gerês National Park (E-Mountain Bike) - Stage 5


    Tour Operator: Keen Tours     11 hours     Travel method: Bicycle     Region: North (Braga)

Gavieira - Castro Laboreiro


Rates

Person: 250€


Duration

11 hours


About

From the broad horizons of Batateiro, start riding downhill and explore the summer villages of Gavieira, as well as a small Catholic sanctuary dedicated to Saint Benedict. Enjoy the luxurious oak forests and the impressive Santuary of Our Lady of Peneda and its bucolic surrounding.

Enjoy the ride through the intra-mountain depression of Lamas the Mouro and its scots pine forests and be dazzled by the smooth landscapes and complex megalithic monuments of the Castro Laboreiro Plateau. Explore the summer villages of this mountain parish, marked by a complex human occupation pattern.


Specifics

  • 51.7 km (32.12 mi) long hike
  • 1274 m (4180 ft) highest elevation
  • 1304 m (4278 ft) of elevation gain
  • 27% of maximum incline
  • 52% paved roads
  • 42% dirt roads
  • 6% trails
  • Suitable for ages from 12 to 75 years old
  • Duration: full day – 9:00 to 20:00
  • For groups of 3 or more people, please call or e-mail to book

Pick-up & Drop-off

At accommodation in Braga or in a convenient location in the Park


Recommendations

  • Wear weather and biking appropriate clothes and shoes
  • Bring sunscreen (if relevant)

Includes

  • Pick-up and Drop-off at accommodation (Braga/ Gerês)
  • 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 second guide handling all the logistics
  • A 2,00 € contribution for a conservation project
  • All equipment necessary for the activities
  • Insurance, both personal and liability



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Important information

Recommendations:



  • Wear weather and Biking appropriate clothes and shoes

  • Bring swimwear – to dress up and take off on location (to avoid returning wet) –, a towel (you can rent one for 2€) and flip-flops (not essential)

  • Bring sunscreen (if relevant)


The tour/activity includes:



  • Pick-up and Drop-off at accommodation

  • Ride in a SUV with all seats facing forward

  • Toddler/child car seats available (9 to 36 kg)

  • Lunch, snacks and water

  • Photos

  • 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 tour does not include:



  • Personal expenses

  • Gratuities

  • Swimwear

  • Towels (you can rent one for 2€)


Meeting point:



  • At your accommodation


The day before you will receive an e-mail with pick-up schedule, weather forecast and your guide's details.



  Meeting Point Information

Pick-up and Drop-off at accommodation (Braga/ Gerês)

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