From Praia: Santiago Highlights Private Sightseeing Day Trip

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Explore the historical center of Praia, visit a market in the city of Assomada, and take in the beauty of the Serra Malagueta Natural Park on your way to coastal city of Tarrafal on this private trip.


  • Be transported back in time as you explore the historical center of Praia
  • See UNESCO sights like Banana Street and the Nossa Senhora do Rosário Church
  • Shop like a local with a visit to a fruit and veggie at a market in Assomada
  • Marvel breathtaking landscapes in the verdant Serra Malagueta Natural Park
  • Enjoy pickup and drop-off at select hotels or at the cruise port in Praia


Start your day off with pickup from select hotels or from your cruise terminal in Praia. Relax in a comfortable car on the transfer to the Plateau neighborhood. See historical monuments like the white marble pillory column. Step back in time as you travel down the UNESCO-listed Banana Street. Admire the 15th-century Church of Nossa Senhora do Rosário in the town of Cidade Velha. Head towards the north of the island towards São Domingos to enjoy rugged mountains landscapes and rural villages. Next, visit the city of Assomada and its traditional fruit and vegetable market (open on Wednesdays and Saturdays). Take in the lush landscapes and rugged peaks of the Serra Malagueta Natural Park that is dotted with traditional villages. Continue to the Tarrafal region and stop for a break where you can walk on the while sand beach and watch the fishermen go about their daily activities. Return to your meeting point by taking a route along the east coast of the island where you can beaches, bays, fishing villages, and banana and coconut plantations.


Pickup at the port or select hotels in Praia Vehicle transportation Driver Liability insurance

Important Information

  • This activity takes place rain or shine.

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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