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Package

Santiago
And Fogo
Hiking on the southern islands


Memories that will last forever!

(7 days / 6 Nights)

Experience the "Ilhas de Sotavento" with the lively capital Praia, the African flair of Santiago and the impressive volcanic island Fogo with the biggest mountain of Cape Verde - Pico do Fogo.

 

itinerary

Day 1:
Arrival on Santiago

Arrival on the international airport of Santiago and transfer to your accommodation in Praia.

(-/-/-)

Day 2:
Green Valley of Ribeira Grande

With your local guide you will visit the colonial part of the city Praia. Afterwards transfer to Cidade Velha – former capital and UNESCO world heritage. Here you will do your first hike through the green valley of Ribeira Grande. Afterwards transfer and overnight in Tarrafal.

(B/LB/-)

Day 3:
National Park Serra Malagueta

Today we will hike for several hours through the partially green landscape of Serra Malagueta. Along the way you will meet locals at their daily work – traditional corn stamping, laundry or working on the fields. We will pass rich and diverse plants, mango trees and fields in terraces. In the afternoon transfer with beach stop to your accommodation.

(B/LB/D)

 Duration: 4.5 – 5 h walking time; altitude in hm +220m/ -900m, surefootedness on some places required

Day 4:
...continue to Fogo

Transfer to the airport and domestic flight to Fogo. Upon arrival transfer to your accommodation and guided city tour through Saõ Filipe. In the evening we will invite you to a dinner in the colonial town of São Filipe.

(B/-/D)

Day 5:
Bordeira

Hike along the Bordeira with amazing views over Pico do Fogo and Chã das Caldeiras. On the way back you can slide down over lava fields with great views over the southern part of Fogo and the Atlantic Ocean. Overnight in Mosteiros.

(B/LB/D)

Duration: 4 hours wakling time, altitude in hm +600m/ -700m

Day 6:
Monte Velha - Cape Verde's biggest Forest

We will ascent through the misty forest and pass by a diverse cultivated landscape with banana-, papaya- and coffee farms – and here and then you will see some farmhouses. The landscape is green and fertile due to the trade wind here. Picnic under eucalyptus trees. Overnight in São Filipe.

(B/L/-)

Duration: 5-6 h walking time, altitude in hm +1200m/ -1200m

Da 7:
Transfer or individual extension

Today is at your free disposal. Transfer to the airport and flight to Santiago.

(B/-/-)

 

Meals:

B = Breakfast

L = Lunch

LB = Lunch-bags

D = Dinner

included services

  • 6 overnights; 1x in simple pension in Mosteiros, 5x in typical pensions or hotels
  • breakfast, 2x lunch, 2x lunch-bags, 2x dinner
  • domestic flight Santiago - Fogo
  • descripted program including all transfers
  • local English speaking guide from day 2 to day 6 (German speaking guide on request)

If you are interested in this package, please request through our contact form. We will send you a proposal immediately.

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