The Best Tours for Outdoor and Nature Lovers in Portugal

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Get ready to embark on an unparalleled journey with one these exceptional outdoor and nature tours in Portugal. We've invested our time and effort to scrutinize a wide selection of trips from top-rated companies, ensuring that we bring you the very best travel experiences. Our analysis covers crucial factors such as pricing, guest ratings, service excellence, sought-after destinations, and thrilling activities. Whether you're an intrepid wanderer or a novice traveler, these handpicked outdoor and nature tours will provide an unforgettable adventure in Portugal.

With a mix of coastline and mountains, visitors will find a diverse array of options here. Hiking and camping in the natural parks is very popular because the mountains offer great views, river valleys, and unique ecosystems. Zip-lining and ropes courses are found throughout the country, and rock climbing or bouldering are commonplace, too. Horseback riding through the mountains or on the beach is also a fun activity, especially for couples. For those looking for something more relaxed, you can take a walk through the vineyards or a jeep tour around the mountain regions.


The Top 3:

  • 8 Days, $1330.00

  • 8 Days, $921.94

  • 12 Days, $1850.00

What are outdoor and nature tours like in Portugal?

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Here are the important factors:

  • 20 trip options analyzed
  • $174 average price per day (USD)
  • 6 to 12 days in length
  • 4.71 of 5 average rating
  • 15 people or less on average

Curious about the diverse range of outdoor and nature tours? Prepare to be amazed by the array of options available to suit every traveler's preferences. It comes as no surprise that visitors adore these tours, given their exceptional average guest rating of 4.71 out of 5 stars. When it comes to group sizes, the average maximum capacity stands at 15 people, allowing for a comfortable and sociable experience. The shortest tour is 6 days, while the longest is 12 days. When it comes to physical activity, tour options are organized as moderate, easy, and serious, with a majority being moderate tours. With a comprehensive analysis encompassing 20 outdoor and nature tours, you can rest assured that Portugal has something tailored to your interests and preferences, promising an unforgettable experience for all.

(All tour prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by TourRadar. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

So, let's get to it and see...

The 10 Best Outdoor and Nature Tours in Portugal
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for outdoor and nature tours.
by Explore!



8 Days Start/End in Funchal 2 Destinations 15 People at Most Ages 16 to 85 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Check out this incredible voyage that has received a 4.6 out of 5 rating from previous guests. You'll enjoy hiking, mountain hikes, and coastal walks. With a duration of 8 days, this journey ensures an intimate group size of 15 people, and is good for travelers aged 16 to 85 years old. Funchal will be the beginning and end of your trip. This fantastic option, organized by Explore!, presents an unbeatable value at just $150 per day.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Mountain Hikes
  • Coastal Walks
$1,200
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for outdoor and nature tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Eurohike



8 Days Porto da Cruz to Funchal 7 Destinations 20 People at Most Ages 2 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Spanning over 8 days, this trip has a maximum size of 20 individuals. Welcoming travelers aged 2 to 80 years old, it is organized by Eurohike, a very popular company with plenty of great reviews. On this amazing journey, you'll experience hiking and coastal walks. Immerse yourself in a travel experience that includes 7 destinations, featuring Sao Vicente, Porto Moniz, Calheta, and Funchal. Beginning in beautiful Porto da Cruz, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Funchal. Available at an unbeatable price of only $115 per day, this option also has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars from previous guests.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Family
  • Coastal Walks
$922
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for outdoor and nature tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by UTracks



12 Days Viana do Castelo to Santiago de Compostela 12 Destinations through Portugal, Spain 15 People at Most Ages 2 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Here's your chance to take off on an exceptional trip, visiting Portugal and Spain, that has garnered a 5 out of 5 rating. Guests on this trip get to partake in hiking and coastal walks. With a duration of 12 days, this jouney will have 15 participants, and it warmly welcomes travelers aged 2 or older. Expertly organized by UTracks, this amazing trip is an incredible value at just $154 per day.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Family
  • Coastal Walks
$1,850
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for outdoor and nature tours.
by Explore!



8 Days Start/End in Tavira 4 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 16 to 85 Guest Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

This memorable journey is offered by Explore! which has received plenty of positive reviews. The trip itself has a guest rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, and is priced affordably at $156 per day. Traverse through 4 enchanting destinations, with Ria Formosa Natural Park and Odeleite among the must-see stops along the route. Tavira kicks off your expedition, serving as both the starting and finishing point. Hiking and coastal walks are just a few of the activities on this terrific journey. The maximum group size is 16 people, welcoming travelers aged 16 to 85 years old.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Walking Tour
  • Coastal Walks
$1,250
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for outdoor and nature tours.
by Explore!



8 Days Start/End in Faro 8 Destinations 16 People at Most Ages 16 to 85 Guest Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars

Set off on an extraordinary journey that has been awarded a 4.4 out of 5 stars by previous guests. Guests are treated to unforgettable hiking and coastal walks experiences. With a duration of 8 days, this trip offers an intimate group setting, accommodating 16 individuals, while extending a warm welcome to travelers aged 16 to 85 years old. This trip visits 8 destinations, including Carrapateira, Bordeira, Aljezur, and Vila do Bispo along the way. You'll start and end this amazing trip in Faro. Brought to you by Explore!, this exceptional deal is an incredible steal at a mere $151 per day.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • In-depth Cultural
  • Walking Tour
  • Coastal Walks
$1,210
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for outdoor and nature tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Traventuria



8 Days Start/End in Funchal 3 Destinations 8 People at Most Ages 8 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

With this option you can experience an unparalleled voyage for 8 unforgettable days. It ensures an intimate group setting with 8 participants at most. Funchal will be both the start and end of your journey. Traventuria, the organizer of this journey, extends a warm invitation to guests travelers aged 8 to 80 years old. This extraordinary opportunity offers exceptional value at only $133 per day.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Family
$1,068
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for outdoor and nature tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Traventuria



10 Days Start/End in Funchal 5 Destinations 8 People at Most Ages 8 to 75 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This fantastic journey has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars. Explore 5 incredible locations on this trip, including Machico, Porto da Cruz, and Santana. Your adventure starts and ends in Funchal. Lasting 10 days, the maximum group size is 8 people, and it's good for travelers aged 8 to 75 years old. Organized by Traventuria, this is a great deal because it's only $145 per day.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Family
$1,449
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for outdoor and nature tours.
by Futurismo Azores Adventures



7 Days Ponta Delgada to Sao Miguel Island 4 Destinations 12 People at Most Ages 8 to 90 Guest Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

With a stellar 4.5 out of 5 rating, this extraordinary journey is the perfect choice. Discover a journey that spans 4 destinations, with notable stops in Furnas and Nordeste. Beginning in beautiful Ponta Delgada, you'll have a terrific journey that ends in Sao Miguel Island. Spanning across 7 days, the journey accommodates 12 individuals, and is suitable for travelers aged 8 to 90 years old. Offered by Futurismo Azores Adventures, this remarkable journey is priced at just $132 per day. Don't miss out on this incredible experience.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Family
$927
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for outdoor and nature tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Authentic Trails



9 Days Sabrosa to Porto 5 Destinations 10 People at Most Ages 16 to 99 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

This exceptional trip offering by Authentic Trails has received a 5 out of 5 rating. On this 9-day journey you can unwind while also making new memories. This trip takes you on an adventure to 5 destinations, including Tarouca, Lamego, and Peso da Regua. Sabrosa will mark the start of your journey, while Porto will serve as its final destination. With a group size of 10 people, it's suitable for travelers aged 16 or older. This remarkable trip is priced at an unbeatable $150 per day.

  • Hiking & Trekking
$1,352
TourRadar
  • Great Value: the daily price is lower than average for outdoor and nature tours.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
by Traventuria



8 Days Start/End in Ponta Delgada 2 Destinations 8 People at Most Ages 8 to 80 Guest Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars

Check out this journey that has received rave reviews, earning a stellar 5 out of 5 rating. You'll start and end your journey in beautiful Ponta Delgada. Spanning across 8 unforgettable days, this voyage offers an intimate group experience with 8 participants, and it's great for travelers aged 8 to 80 years old. Brought to you by the renowned Traventuria, this exceptional opportunity is priced at an incredible $173 per day - an unbeatable value.

  • Hiking & Trekking
  • Family
$1,385
TourRadar

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How much do Outdoor Tours in Portugal cost?

Average Daily Price Outdoor and Nature Tours
$174

Visitors will find a large range of terrific options for outdoor and nature tours when planning a visit to Portugal. The price of these specific trips can vary according to length, destinations, and travel style. The average price of outdoor and nature tours in Portugal based on data from 20 options is an affordable $174 per day. If you're interested in more information about tours here, see our guide to tour prices in Portugal.

And for more information on Portugal, see Portugal Travel Costs and Portugal Hotel Costs.


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