Fruit Brandy Tasting, Countryside Dinner and Sunset Jeep 4 x 4 Tour in Albufeira, Portugal

Brandy, Liquor
Jeep Tour
Pick up, Tour guide
English, Portuguese
Adventure, Countryside
Minimum Drinking Age
/ Person
Filipe A
Response rate: 
Response time:
3 hours
Activity Overview
Enjoy a full afternoon discovering the stunning Algarve countryside in a 4 x 4 safari jeep tour with an experienced driver and guide. During your off road adventure you will discover orange groves and dense forests of cork oak, and other secret gems of the Algarve. Visit picturesque local villages where time stands still, visit a Moorish castle, enjoy a visit to a local river with a beautiful waterfall for a swim in crystal clear water. Enjoy dinner at a local Portuguese countryside restaurant in. Then stop at a small organic farm to taste the famous strong spirit also known as ‘firewater’, taste homemade local liquors and honey, learn the customs and traditions of local villages with a highly professional and friendly guide, who knows all about the local history, nature, and the local landscape. End your tour taking in a stunning sunset at one of the highest points in the area. A truly fun and memorable experience for families, individuals and groups!

Highlights of this tour are beautiful landscapes, regional architecture and gastronomical tastes of Algarve. One of the can't-miss experiences of this tour is the gastronomical tasting of honey, as well as the visit of an old firewater distillery and tasting of Portugal's famous Medronho fruit brandy including an explanation of the distilling process. 

We are a dynamic and dedicated team specialized in jeep safari tours with an extensive knowledge of the region, its geography and the local traditions. Most of all, we never miss the best places of interest, the gastronomy, the fauna and flora. We have over 10 years of experience and we speak several languages
Practical information
The activity takes place on a daily basis with a minimum of 2 people. It lasts approximately 5 hours with dinner included. Pick-up time is at 6:00 pm. The activity is available all year round (Subject to changes due to adverse weather conditions).

- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- Dress code is smart casual
- Wheelchair accessible
- Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date
- Bring: Bottled water and a camera
- Minimum drinking age is 18 years
- Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
- Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A Portuguese dinner in a typical restaurant in the countryside
  • Hotel pick up and drop off in Albufeira
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off outside of Albufeira area may be available at an additional fee. Please inquire further with tour company
  • Professional guide / driver
Start Time
Daily6:00 PM
5 H
More Info
Cancellation Policy
  • Cancellations made 2 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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Overall Experience
(5.0 of 5)
My friends and I did this tour on a whim- we were skeptical about a safari in portugal, but ultimately did it because there weren't many other last minute tours to join in march. We had A BLAST-- one of my favorite memories in Portugal. The driver was amazing, gave us the best tour (stopped to pick us fresh oranges, fresh herbs, showed us real cork trees, took us to try firewater) and we saw beautiful ... more parts of the Algarve. They told us that people tend to stay on the beaches (with good reason) but this was a perfect way to see more of portugal off the beaten path. DO IT!
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