7 days tour

Cape Verde: Essence Of Fogo And Brava Islands, 7 Days 6 Nigh

This tour includes:

Guide

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

Meals

Meals included are 5 Breakfast; 1 Picnic, 6 lunches; Wine or coffee tasting fee; Lunch 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.

Others

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.

Transport

Hotel pick up and drop off for all the tours Custom and private arrival and departure airport Transfers; Luggage trasnfers; Ferry Tickets (Brava - Fogo - Brava)

Accommodation

02 nights at Casa Mariza 2.0 In Chã das Caldeiras (Fogo Island) or similar 02 nights at Pipi's Guest House In São Filipe (Fogo Island) or similar 02 nights at Hotel Cruz Grande In Nova Sintra (Brava Island) or similar Standard room category in double/twin sharing basis. Hotel check in starts from 14h00 / Hotel check-out time: 12h00

Hygieneprotocol

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 %;

Not included:

Others

Travel insurance; Visa or Airport Security Tax fees (TSA); International and domestic flights; Tourist tax (Paid locally: 2 Euros/Person/Night); Sevices not mentioned in the program; Alcoholic beverages; Personal expenses.

Flights

Insurance

Optional

IMPORTANT INFORMATION / KNOW BEFORE YOU GO • This tour starts in São Filipe (Fogo Island) and ends in São Filipe (Fogo Island); •Please bring passport, hiking shoes, sandals/flip flops, comfortable shoes, a towel, a hat, swimwear, water and sunscreen; •Printed or electronic vouchers requested. •Not recommended for those who are afraid of heights. •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. •We reserve the right to claim from the travelers, any additional expenses incurred due to delay or changes in the schedule of domestic Ferry. •For groups with less than 4 travelers, the bilingual driver himself may be the guide.

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Itinerary of your trip Cape Verde: Essence Of Fogo And Brava Islands, 7 Days 6 Nigh

  • Day 1 Day 1: Arrival In Fogo - Half-Day São Filipe Experience With Local Coffee Tasting
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 1: Arrival In Fogo - Half-Day São Filipe Experience With Local Coffee Tasting

      After disembarking, be welcomed by Your travel representative, who will be waiting for you at Fogo Airport with a sign displaying your name, as informed by you. Then, be transferred to São Filipe, the capital of the island. Once there, start your discovery from the Main Square and exploring “Sobrados”, at a charming little town lined with colorful colonial houses. Next, head to the small Municipal Museum and appreciate the simplicity of the objects that portray the local history. At the local market, mingle with locals and admire the vibrant colors of the local fruits and vegetables there. After that, take a break for the well-deserved lunch at a local restaurant with a beautiful view of the neighbor island Brava. Taste the local coffee, 100% organic, recognized with gold medal as one of the best in the world. Overnight in São Filipe

  • Day 2 Day 2: Fogo: Full Island Perimeter Tour & Dip Into A Natural Pool + 30 Min Ferry From Fogo To Brava
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 2: Fogo: Full Island Perimeter Tour & Dip Into A Natural Pool + 30 Min Ferry From Fogo To Brava

      Marvel at Salina's natural swimming pool and visit the largest and oldest tree on the island. Take beautiful pictures of the houses carved over the sea, the great neighbor island Brava and have the opportunity to watch fishermen returning to shore with the day’s catch. After the tour, enjoy free time according to the ferry scheduled time, then be picked up in São Filipe and depart towards the Harbour. Enjoy a 30-minute ferry trip from Fogo to Brava. Arrival and transfer to Nova Sintra. Overnight in Nova Sintra.

  • Day 3 Day 3: Brava Island Tour: The Routes Of "Morna" With Locals
    • 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

      Day 3: Brava Island Tour: The Routes Of "Morna" With Locals

      After breakfast, be picked up at your accommodation and depart towards Nova Sintra. Make your first stop at Eugénio Tavares main square, and learn about the history of Morna, a Cape Verdean musical genre internationalized by Cesária Évora and considered Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Take pictures of empty colonial houses  and drive through the pretty village of Cova Rodela and reach Mato Grande Village. There, visit Miradouro and enjoy a stunning view looking out over Nova Sintra towards Fogo Island. Your tour progresses to Mato, from where you will see Fontainhas Mountain, the highest peak on the island. After that, head to Cachaço Village and have chance to see local goat's cheese production, which the tiny production is usually exported to Santiago Island. Then, head to the west of Brava and reach Lomba in Tantum, a fishing village where locals go when they want to buy some fresh fish. If sea conditions permit, take a break and swim in the beautiful warm natural pools of at Fajã D'Água. At lunch, enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the city and taste some local delights in a typical restaurant. Overnight in Nova Sintra. DURATION: Every day from 9 am to 2-3 pm (5-6 hours)

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Experience Style

Experience Style

Mixed

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

Medium

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

Average

There are several physical activities that last from 2 to 6 hours in easy terrains, low altitude flats, or water experiences. Please ask if you’re not sure this applies to you.

Age range

Age range

Min: 14 / Max: 99

Age range allowed for this experience.

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