From Albufeira: Half-Day Algarve Jeep Safari

From Albufeira: Half-Day Algarve Jeep Safari

From £25.93 per person

Journey through the picturesque villages, orange groves and dense cork forests of the Algarve on a half-day jeep safari from Albufeira. Swim in a local river and taste homemade produce at a local farm.

About this activity

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Duration 4 hours
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Spanish, English, French, German, Portuguese

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the hidden Algarve on a 4WD jeep safari
  • Admire the regional architecture and rural villages
  • Learn about the local fauna and flora, including how to harvest cork trees
  • Sample some of the local "Medronho" firewater
  • Catch the sweet fragrance of the abundant orange groves
Full description
Capture the essence of the Algarve aboard a 4WD jeep on a half-day off-the-beaten path adventure through the Portuguese countryside. Depart Albufeira and travel through beautiful landscapes to see regional architecture, dense forests of cork trees that supply the wine industry, and groves of fragrant orange trees. Sample the gastronomical delights of the region at a local farm, and taste their honey and homemade liquors. Go to an old distillery to try some of the legendary Medronho (Aguardente de Medronhos) firewater! Drive along hidden tracks and encounter historic villages, swim in a local river and marvel at spectacular waterfalls. Learn about the customs and traditions of the rustic villages from a guide full of knowledge about the local history, nature, lifestyle and landscape.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off (Albufeira area)
  • Jeep safari
  • Driver/guide
  • Firewater and liquor tastings (honey, Medronho and a local spirit)
  • Visit to the Castle of Paderne
  • Time to swim at a waterfall
  • Souvenir photos
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    What to bring

    • Swimwear
    • Towel
    • Sunscreen
    • Comfortable clothes

    Know before you go

    • Please bring water, sun cream and a hat
    • Please note that pick-up outside the Albufeira area may incur an additional cost
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 / 5

    based on 489 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.9/5
    • Transportation
      4.7/5
    • Value for money
      4.6/5
    • Safety
      4.6/5
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    Super, cool tour guide who showed us some beautiful corners inland! The safari across the country is varied, adventurous and also super informative to learn everything about the Algarve. We also had a pleasant cooling off at the end of the tour in a natural body of water. Gladly again!

    23 June 2021

    If you want out of the tourist trap: Do this! Hugo was my guide and I totally recommend him. Next time I'm here I will do this again, with Hugo. Learned a lot and had a great time. This is not about money to him but showing the country he obviously loves. He also gave me two recipes and showed me a good place to eat. He almost cancelled but when I told him I could not reschedule I got a private tour. Again: Just do this! Totally recommended.

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    9 December 2020

    what a beautiful experience in the company of Thomas who, in impeccable French, made us discover the beautiful region of the Algarve, all these scents and the manufacture and protection of cork. the tasting of local products is very popular, and buying them will not ruin you ... the teenagers were delighted in the back of the 4x4 in backpacker mode, the activity is really great ...

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    23 October 2020

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