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Rota Vicentina: to the Algarve - UTracks

Rota Vicentina: to the Algarve

9 days
5.0
(2)
Start and end in Faro
Tour Operator:
UTracks
Max group size:
15
Age range:
2 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
65702
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US $790
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Itinerary

Start and end in Faro! With the Self-Guided tour Rota Vicentina: to the Algarve, you have a 9 days tour package taking you through Faro, Portugal and 4 other destinations in Portugal. Rota Vicentina: to the Algarve includes accommodation in a hotel as well as meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Zambujeira do Mar
  2. Day 2: Transfer to Almograve, walk along the coast back to Zambujeira (6-7hrs)
  3. Day 3: Pass by rolling dunes en route to Odeceixe (5-6hrs)
  4. Day 4: Choice of routes to the medieval town of Aljezur (5-6hrs)
  5. Day 5: Transfer to Arrifana and continue to Carrapateira with choice of 2 routes (4-7hrs)
  6. Day 6: Choice of two loop walks (3-6.5hrs) or rest day in Carrapateira
  7. Day 7: Walk to the historic town of Vila do Bispo (6-7hrs)
  8. Day 8: Last stage of the walk to Cape St Vincent, transfer back to Vila do Bispo (4-5hrs)
  9. Day 9: Trip concludes
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  • Insurance
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Customer Reviews

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  • 4.5
  • PS
    · October 22nd, 2021
    Fantastic trip.Fabulous , unspoilt area. Not sure if I should rant about it, because then more Brits will spoil it . Anyone who likes unspoilt ,beautiful coastal and countryside scenery , I defy you not to fall for the Rota Vicentina. Prices very... Show more
    UTracks commented on this review
    Thanks for your great review Peter. And yes agree its tempting to keep this special part of the world a secret. The team at UTracks
    Trip date: October 2021
  • SL
    · August 1st, 2018
    The trip was fantastic overall! I loved it so much! There were times when the trip notes were a bit inaccurate and were hard to follow but the signage on the trail was so good that it was never too big of an issue.The hotels were clean, usually... Show more
    UTracks commented on this review
    Hi Sasha, Thank you for the wonderful review on your trip to Portugal! We appreciate all feedback, and take any comments into consideration for future travel, so thank you very much from us at UTracks! We hope to have you on one of our active... Show more
    Trip date: June 2018

Dates & Availability

9 days
Rota Vicentina: to the Algarve
From Faro to Faro
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Frequently Asked Questions

    • If I want to do the hike by myself I'll have to pay extra dollars?

      Yes, as prices are based on double occupancy and it is much cheaper when splitting costs between two people,
      Apologies for the inconvenience but this is a standard practice among tour operators in the travel industry.

    • Do you have any guided tours in the Algarve region?

      We do not currently have any guided tours in the Algarve region.

    • Is double occupancy required?

      Our rates are based on double occupancy, so if you are traveling on your own we do have to charge an additional fee. The charge for a single traveler is $330 to $440 depending on whether you book your tour during low or high season. High season begins on June 1 to Sept 30th. The high season surcharge is $80.

    • Is double occupancy required on this tour?

      The rates are based on double occupancy, so if you are traveling on your own you will be charged with an additional fee. The charge for a single traveler depends on whether you book your tour during low or high season.

    • Do you provide transfers?

      The transfers are not included on this tour.

    • I'm a solo traveller, is there a surcharge?

      For solo travellers, you need to pay for the single supplement.

    • What time does the tour starts?

      Day 1 is a free arrival day as far as there is no walking that day but it is a 2 hour transfer to Zambujeira do Mar

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    • Currency
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    • Plugs & Adapters

      As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

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    • Vaccines
      • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Portugal. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Visa
      • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
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    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before April 2nd, 2022 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after April 2nd, 2022, a minimum payment of $500 is required to confirm your booking with UTracks. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 75 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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