Portugal

A relaxed two centre tour to the Algarve in Southern Portugal at the height of autumn migration. Easy walking in the best habitats to see raptors, storks, waders and seabirds and more, with a half day boat trip from the historical port of Sagres and a trip to the Alentejo steppe for Great and Little Bustard.

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Date
Cost
Availability
Deposit
Single Supp
27 Sep - 04 Oct 2020
£2750.00
7 Spaces
£525.00
£450.00

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LeadersDuncan Macdonald and Julian Sykes
FlightsEasyJet, scheduled, Speedy Boarding and extra legroom included
Outbound: Morning, Gatwick-Faro
Inbound: Afternoon, Faro-Gatwick

Day 1Fly London to Faro and transfer to eastern Algarve - 3 nights at Hotel Vila Gale Albacora.
Days 2-3Exploration of the wetlands of the eastern Algarve, including Castro Marim and a day in the southern Alentejo.
Days 4-7Transfer west to Sagres and exploration of wetlands, coast and Cabo de São Vicente of eastern Algarve including half day boat trip from Sagres - 4 nights at Memmo Baleeira Hotel.
Day 8Return to Faro for our flight back to London.

Weather A little rain could be encountered but generally warm and dry. Cooler in the evenings and early mornings. A sunhat is essential (10°-25°C).
WalkingMost will be on flat tracks and paths with lots of stopping and scanning. In the mountains, tracks to summits are steep but short. 2-4km per day.
MealsAll included from lunch on Day 1 to lunch on Day 8.
InsectsMosquitos may be encountered, unlikely to be a nuisance but bring repellent.
AccomTwin and single rooms all ensuite.
Group12
 

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