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Santiago Island Tour

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Santiago island, it´s the largest island of Cabo Verde it takes a full-day tour to explore and experience the best of it with plenty of cultural and historical places to visit, It´s the best way to discover the entire island.

Highlights

  • Explore the largest island of Cape Verde
  • Discover capeverdean culture
  • Get in touch with the locals

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Pick up in the morning at your accommodation and taking you to the interior of Santiago island, it´s the largest island of Cabo Verde it takes a full-day tour to explore and experience the best of it with plenty of cultural and historical places to visit, It´s the best way to discover the entire island. Our first stop will be at SÃO DOMINGOS CITY to visit a small garden called “Eco Centro” a perfect place for fauna and flora lovers. We will continue our visit with short stop at ORGÃOS and PICOS CITY to admire two impressives mountains which are the symbol of those cities. Moving on to ASSOMADA CITY-the second largest city and most developed city on the island after Praia. The city has a lot of tourist attractions to be visited for example its two famous markets and the museum, it has one of the most beautiful church in the country, you will visit a small village called Boa Entrada, it’s a green valley with a lot of fruit plants. You will bw taken to a small park where it has the biggest and oldest tree(Kapok tree) in Cabo Verde with more than 700 years. Our next stop will be at the SERRA MALAGUETA NATURAL PARK, the view there is incredible due to its altitude (1000 meters), continuing our visit to the most touristic city on the island –TARRAFAL CITY. It has the most beautiful beach on the island (white sand) there you will have a break in which you can lunch and swim. After the lunch we will drive back this time to the wonderful east coast, stop at the VILLAGE OF RABELADOS-rebels who resisted the Portuguese colonizer in 1941. The houses are built of coconut tree trunks, ropes made with fibers of sisal and intertwined coconut leaves, move on to CALHETA CITY- a small city on the east coast where the locals depend on fishing perfect place to have a contact with the locals, drive on to Santa Cruz city- the city is so famous and visited because it has the largest banana and coconut plantation in Cabo Verde, 15 min. hike on the plantation, the tour will end up with drop-off at your accommodation.

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