Standard Trips

 

Although we encourage our clients to work with us to design a tailormade experience, we do offer a number of standard trips, all of which prove very popular.  These include…

 

Cultural & Natural History of Albufera de Valencia

Discover the fascinating history and bird life of Albufera de Valencia.  

This trip includes :

– Transport from / to Valencia (or other nearby location)
– Specialist native English speaking guides.
– A trip on the lake and canals of Albufera in a traditional wooden boat.
– Guided visit to the Park´s visitor centre with a presentation on the history and ecology of Albufera.
– Guided walk through the Devesa Forest, focussing on the bird life of the area.

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You will learn of the natural and cultural history of the area, focussing on how Albufera de Valencia has gone through some amazing transformations to result in what we see today.  We will then turn our attention to the bird life of this internationally important wetland.  Not only will we enjoy views of some of Albufera´s classic species, we´ll learn how to identify them and will also discover how and why the natural park plays such a critical role in the survival of its huge bird population.

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This trip can be modified accordingly, depending upon the age range of the group, and as such is suitable for children and adults.

Trip duration : Approximately 3 hours.

Price info :

4 people – 95€*

6 people – 125€*

10 people – 160€*

Larger groups – please enquire.

 

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From Seed to your Plate

Come with us and discover the year long rice cycle, how the rice is grown and how the cycle effects the wildlife of the region.

We will begin the trip with a guided walk through the rice fields, beside an irrigation canal to one of the park´s largest and oldest pumping stations.  Along the way, we will make a series of stops where we´ll explain the fascinating rice growing cycle and how this accounts for the ever changing landscape of area.

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Once at the pumping station, we will provide a guided visit, explaining how the water is distributed from the lake to the rice fields, across a huge area.  You´ll never see a plate of rice in quite the same way again!

Our return walk back through the rice fields will be used to focus on the bird life of the area, and how the rice cycle directly effects and benefits the rich bird life of the park.

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This trip can be modified accordingly, depending upon the age range of the group, and as such is suitable for children and adults.

Trip duration : Approximately 3 hours.

Price info :

4 people – 90€*

6 people – 100€*

10 people – 110€*

20 people – 180€*

Larger groups – please enquire.

 

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Visitors from Africa!

Each Spring, tens of thousands of birds make an incredible journey all the way from Africa to Valencia where they nest and bring up their young.

This fascinating trip visits one of Valencia´s coastal wetlands where we will enjoy a guided walk through a nature reserve.  We will see some amazing birds, and learn of how and why they make an epic voyage each year, from Africa to Valencia and beyond.

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We will also see one of the region´s largest nesting colonies of sea and shore birds, with an opportunity to see the birds at close range, to leran how to identify them and to understand their remarkable lives.

This trip can be modified accordingly, depending upon the age range of the group, and as such is suitable for children and adults.  Due to the seasonal nature of this trip, it is only available from March to June.

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Trip duration : Approximately4 hours.

Prices including transport from / to Valencia :
4 people – 90 €*
6 people – 120 €*
10 people – 150 €*

Prices without transport :
4 people – 80 €*
6 people – 100 €*
10 people – 120 €*

Larger groups – please enquire.

 

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Mountains of Valencia

Join us for a full day of guided walking in the mountains, and discover some of the beautiful hidden corners of rural Valencia.

This full day trip will take in some of the region´s lesser known mountain landscapes, and will be taken at a leisurely pace, stopping to enjoy the views along the way.

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The routes can also be modified to include a visit to a local village, and if desired a traditional Valencian lunch too.

This trip can be modified accordingly, depending upon the age range of the group, and as such is suitable for children and adults.

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Trip duration :  Full day.

Price info (including transport from / to Valencia :

4 people – 140€*

6 people – 180€*

10 people – 220€*

Larger groups – please enquire.

 

* +IVA (vat)