7 days tour

Cape Verde: Wonders Of Santiago Island - 7 Days 6 Nights

This tour includes:


Custom and private arrival and departure airport Transfers; Luggage transfers; Hotel pick up and drop off for all tours;


04 nights at Casa Sodade in Praia (Santiago Island) or similar 02 nights at Hotel Vista Mar in Tarrafal (Santiago Island) or similar Standard room category in double/twin sharing basis. Hotel check in starts from 14h00 / Hotel check-out time: 12h00


Bu Country Tours guarantees that all of its excursion services are carried out in compliance with the health safety measures required by WHO. We have always been in the first line when it comes to the safety and protection of our guests. Here are some of the measures that will be taken during the materialization of the services: Social distancing enforced throughout experience; Face masks required for guides/staff and travelers in public areas and inside of the transportation; All our vehicles together with the equipment provided for the land excursions are sanitized between use; The number of participants are reduced by up to 50 %;


Guiding Service (English, French, Portuguese, Italian and Spanish); For groups with less than 4 travelers, the bilingual driver himself may be the guide.


Meals included are 6 Breakfast; 4 lunches and 1 diner; Lunch or diner includes fish, meet or main dish + dessert + water. We do not include all meals in the package to make your trip more flexible. Take this opportunity to choose between the restaurants near your accommodation and try Cape Verdean cuisine according to your preference. Your travel representative will be delighted to help if needed.


Two day guided tours as mentioned in the program; All entrance frees; Service charges and VAT; Others mentioned in the tour description; Local assistance 24 hours a day.

Not included:


Travel insurance; Visa or Airport Security Tax fees (TSA); International Flights; Pre and post-tour accommodation; Tourist tax (Paid locally: 2 Euros/Person/Night); Sevices not mentioned in the program; Personal expenses.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION / KNOW BEFORE YOU GO •This tour starts and ends in Praia (Santiago Island); •The rum production season runs from January 1 st to May 31st •Please bring passport, sandals/flip flops, comfortable shoes, a towel, a hat, swimwear, water and sunscreen; •Printed or electronic vouchers requested. •We reserve the right to alter the order of the itinerary or substitute a hotel of similar class if deemed necessary. The same will be informed to the traveler before departure.

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Itinerary of your trip Cape Verde: Wonders Of Santiago Island - 7 Days 6 Nights

  • Day 1 Day 1: Arrival – Arrival Airport Transfer – Hotel Check In
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 1: Arrival – Arrival Airport Transfer – Hotel Check In

      After disembarking, be welcomed by Your travel representative who will be waiting for you at Nelson Mandela International Airport with a sign displaying your name, as informed by you. Then, enjoy a private transfer from the airport to your accommodation in Praia. Our team will take you from door to door with complete security and professionalism, providing all relevant information about your stay. Overnight in Praia.

  • Day 2 Day 2: Praia City Tour & Highlights Of Cidade Velha
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 2: Praia City Tour & Highlights Of Cidade Velha

      After a tasty breakfast, be picked up from your accommodation and then head towards Dona Maria Pia Lighthouse. Take stunning pictures of the Lighthouse surrounded by the large cannons installed to protect the island from the attack of pirates. Make your way to the historical center of Plateau and take a walking tour throughout the Jaime Mota Military Barracks, the Presidential Palace and The Alexandre Albuquerque Main Square and the colorfull Municipal Market. Next, explore the largest souvenir market to be found in Cape Verde, the Sucupira Market fallowed by a cenic drive to Cidade Velha, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, visit all its highlights such as the Royal Fortress of São Filipe, the ruins of the first sub-Saharan African Cathedral, the fishermen's bay, the old slave market in Pelourinho, the famous Rua das Bananas with its traditional houses, Nossa Senhora do Rosário church and, finally, the Convent of São Francisco. At lunch, enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the city, and taste local delights in a typical restaurant right on the seafront. The tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel. Overnight in Praia. DURATION: Every day, from 9 am to 3 pm (6 hours)

  • Day 3 Day 3: Scenic Tour To Banana Plantation, Natural Park And Run Distillery
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 3: Scenic Tour To Banana Plantation, Natural Park And Run Distillery

      Start your day with a delicious breakfast at your accommodation and then be prepared to discover the natural beauty of the northern and eastern areas of Santiago Island. Travel for approximately 45 minutes and arrive at the largest banana and coconut plantation in the country. Take a walk inside the agricultural fields while the local guide explains the varieties of fruits and dozens of plants that exist along the route. Continue inland until the foot of the highest mountain on the island, Pico De Antónia and visit the local rum distillery (The Rum production season runs from January 1 st to May 31st) and Lemba Lemba Eco Bar in Longueira village. Next, drive between mountains and valleys to the village of Rui Vaz, at an altitude of 800 meters, and have enjoy a delicious lunch at a mountaintop restaurant. After lunch, visit the Monte Txota Natural Park and start an easy 15-minute walk to a must-see viewpoint. Get fantastic panoramic views of the volcano on the nearby Fogo Island and get to know the highest peak of the island. Afterwards, be returned to your hotel in Praia. Overnight in Praia. DURATION: Every day, from 9 am to 3 pm (6 hours)

Experience Style

Experience Style


There will be challenging activities such as hiking, biking, canyoning and trekking, but you’re also going to have other means of transportation and relaxed moments to just chill.

Accomodation level

Accomodation level


This accommodation includes essential services like a hot shower, electricity, and a nice and comfy bed.

Experience Type

Experience Type

Small Group

You’ll be accompanied by a small group of travelers just like you.

Physical Rating

Physical Rating


Almost everyone is fit for these activities. Every hike or physical exercise last less than 30 minutes, such as paragliding and horseback riding. Please ask about specific conditions.

Age range

Age range

Min: 2 / Max: 99

Age range allowed for this experience.

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