Self-Guided Independent Birding Holidays in Portugal

Self-guided birding tours in Portugal are fun! Our self-guided birding holidays are complete and perfectly organized, perfect for private bird-watching groups of singles, couples or small groups of friends who plan to visit Portugal birding destinations  on their own.

There is no time consuming search for places to stay, maps or tour descriptions, no research on which route to pick. We provide everything you need to explore the best birding locations in Portugal!

We will provide you with maps and detailed instructions, we will hint you the best birding locations and off you go!

We take care of all the details, accommodation and meals, and you decide on your adventure.

This Independent birding holidays in Algarve/Portugal are especially suitable for birders who prefer to go exploring and birding  at their own pace, with no set dates.

In some tours/locations/days the routes start and end at the hotel, at others we provide transport or a hire car so that you can explore further afield - please see the individual holiday pages for more details on our birding holidays.

We offer excellent value for money and flexibility, on our Self-guided birding holidays in Portugal, most birding itineraries are available on daily departures, so you can decide on the dates of your next biding holiday.

Let's be real, what more could you ask for?

When you're ready for a birding holiday, check out our list of awesome Independent self-guided birding holidays in Portugal.

Birdwatching Tour Ria Formosa
8 days w/ rental car

Birdwatching and Wildlife Tour in the Ria Formosa

Birdwatching and Wildlife Tour in the Ria Formosa is a Self-Guided Tour with Car, designed by keen local birders.

5 days w/ rental car

Watching The Blue Skies Of Monte Gordo

Includes the Ria Formosa Natural Park, the Castro Marim Natural Reserve and Castro Verde, to find the Great Bustard.

8 days w/ rental car

Under Blue Skyes: The Great Bustard Adventure

Designed by professional local birders to help you see as much birds as possible, including the enigmatic Great Bustard!

5 days w/ rental car

Tavira and the Ria Formosa: Your Nemesis Bird Destination

The Algarve is amazing for nature observation, with heeps of endemic species, and as a wintering and feeding station.

8 days w/ rental car

Ria Formosa: A Birdwatcher’s Paradise

Discover the special and diverse ecosystems of this region, one of the most attractive birdwatching spots in Europe!