This 8-day Portugal tour leads you on an immersive journey from Lisbon to Lagos. Along the way, you will witness iconic landmarks, learn about Portugal’s storied history, uncover the local culture, and partake in some of the best experiences and activities that this country has to offer. Explore the Benagil Caves, snorkel in the Arrabida Nature Reserve, and mountain bike on Mount Foia.
Lisbon – Walking Tour of the City
When you land in Lisbon, a private driver will greet and transfer you to your accommodation in the heart of the city. Once you have had some time to relax and settle in after your long flight, your guide will lead you on a brief walking tour to some of the city’s highlights. Some of the famous landmarks that you will see include the Jeronimos Monastery and the Belem Tower. As part of your tour, you will have the chance to ride the iconic yellow trams for which Lisbon is known. Although dinner is not included, your guide can provide you with a handful of excellent dining recommendations depending on your moods and interests.
Lisbon – Snorkeling and Hiking
Sintra – Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride
Sintra – Learn to Surf with a Pro
Sintra – Rock Climbing and ATV Adventure
Lagos – Sail to the Benagil Caves
Lagos – Skydiving and Mountain Biking
Lagos – Departure
- Indulge in a speedboat excursion to Benagil Caves and explore its cavernous wonders
- Explore the underwater world of Arrabida Nature Reserve, snorkel in the water, and hike among the landscape
- Soar through the sky on a tandem skydive from above the coastline of the Algarve
- Surf Cascais’ with local pros and relax on the beach
- Mountain bike Mount Foia that offers epic views and great exercise
- Visit a working apple orchard and learn about harvesting the fruit
Your 8-day Portugal tour will begin in Lisbon, where you will embark on a walking tour of the city. The following day will find you exploring the amazing Arrabida Nature Reserve. Here, you can snorkel and hike to your heart’s content.
You will then transfer to the whimsical land of Sintra. Here, you will have a private tour of Sintra’s highlights before a horse-drawn carriage ride, which will carry you along the charming main street of Sintra. The next morning, you will learn to surf with a local pro. The afternoon will then be filled with a rare opportunity of visiting an apple orchard. Here, you will be able to witness how apples are planted and harvested. You will also have the luxury of picking some if you visit in the right season.
The next day will offer you a rock climbing and ATV excursion. You will rock climb in the morning hours before venturing on an ATV adventure in the afternoon. Lagos will then host you for a few nights. Here, where you will embark on a speedboat adventure to the Benagil Caves. Your final full day in Portugal will begin with a tandem skydive. This will literally leave you with an adrenaline high for a few hours. If this is something that you have no interest in, then you can customize your itinerary to include exclusive tours of museums, cooking classes, and much more. To conclude your day, you will mountain bike at Mount Foia.
$1,915 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
The starting price is based on travel during the low season for a minimum of two travelers staying in shared 3-star accommodations. Please inquire for a custom trip quote based on your travel preferences and travel dates.
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