The Glacial Lakes

This is a route that takes us to know some of the altitude lakes of Estrela Mountain. Depressions of glacial origin, they are water reservoirs with unique natural characteristics that were later interconnected and used by man, in one of the first hydroelectric networks of the country. Comprida, Conchos and Escura lakes. The latter still maintains its natural integrity.

A route with gentle slopes, varying between the dirt road and the mountain trail, with the wide landscapes and habitats that characterize the Upper Plateau of Estrela Mountain.

 


DATASHEET

Duration: 4h35m

Extension: 11,35km

Altitudinal difference: 130m (minimum level – 1584m, maximum level – 1714m)

Waypoints/Interest: Comprida, Conchos and Escura lakes.

Realization períod: from March to November

Price per person: €17,50

The price of the activity includes specialized guide, insurance.

Groups from 4 and up to 15 participants. Other conditions please contact us.

Must add 23% VAT.

RECOMMENDATIONS AND PRACTICAL ADVICE

Use of comfortable clothing and footwear, adapted to the expected climatic conditions, namely: light clothing, thermal (polar) and breathable, a waterproof/windbreaker and mountain boots with gore-tex, hat or cap and gloves for the cold and pants that allow freedom of movement, sunscreen. Take a bottle for liquids of at least one liter capacity, per person. In case of walks lasting more than 3 hours it is advisable to carry a food reinforcement. Backpack (between 15 and 20 liters capacity).

Even during the summer, the weather can deteriorate very sunddenly and become somewhat harsh: strong winds, low temperatures, fogs. Depending on the weather conditions for the day of the activity, there may be, or not, a change or cancellation of the program.

 


HOW TO REGISTER

Through the contacts available, indicating your name and cell phone contact/email.

The reservation is only guaranteed upon payment of 50% of the registration fee.