From Praia: Santiago Day Trip - Discover the Island in 1 Day

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Immerse yourself deep into the local culture of of Santiago on this day trip from Praia. Explore the Assomada Market, visit the Natural Park of Serra Malagueta, and have free time at Tarrafal Beach.


  • Explore the entire island in 1 day full of Emotions and create moments that last
  • Immerse yourself deep into the local culture of the people of Santiago
  • Enjoy a relaxed and funny tour with profecional tour guide and extra driver
  • Enjoy a tour with a licensed vehiclee provided with air conditioning


Stop 1 - Assomada Beside a view point with a wonderful panaroma over the second largest city of the island, each Saturday and Wednesday you can also visit the vegetable market which is a great touristic attraction. Stop 2 - Natural Park of Serra Malagueta Here you will enjoy one of the most beautiful natural scenery of the island, with amazing lake view from a plateau located 800 m altitude, perfect spot to creat hundred of pictures.  Stop 3 - Tarrafal In Tarrafal you will enjoy a free time for you to walk on the beach and wach the fisherman comming from their activities, or even to take time to explore the local cuisine based on frish grilled fish and sea food, or even to chill on the beach bar. Obs: the lunch is not included but we can help you to organize some. Stop 4 - East Coast Along the east coast of the island you will discover some small fishing villages next to the immense atlantic ocean, and enjoy the most beautiful coastal views on the island from Tarrafal to Santa Cruz. In Pedra Badejo you will pass by the largest banana plantation and coconut trees of the island, perfect time to deal with the local vendors and taste a sweet and fresh coconut water before you come back to your accommodation in Praia.


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