Sao Nicolau: Guided Island Highlights Tour

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Explore the highlights of Sao Nicolau Island on this tour to the town of Vila Ribeira Brava, the village of Faja de Água, the rock formations of Carbeirinho, and the village of Praia Branca.


  • Feel the gentle breeze of the Atlantic on the black sand beach in Tarrafal
  • Explore the highlights of Sao Nicolau, an island paradise untouched by tourism
  • Follow your guide to the historic center of the colonial town of Ribeira Brava
  • Experience breathtaking panoramic views from the colonial chapel in Cachaco
  • Witness Carbeirinho, a volcanic rock formation, one of Cape Verde's 7 wonders


Experience the beauty of Sao Nicolau Island on this guided tour. Along the way, stop to enjoy the beach in Tarrafal, a city that lines in the shadow of Mount Graciosa. Visit the center of Vila Ribeira Brava and discover the historical and cultural highlights of the old colonial town. See the first port created on the island with the defense garrison that started the population of this island, today inhabited by fishermen. Then head to the north of the island and visit where the inhabitants practice agriculture in Faja de Água. Visit the largest body of water in the country. Take in the best view on the itinerary, the village of Cachaco with its colonial chapel located at the top of the hill. See the Carbeirinho, carved volcanic rock with a unique formation that is considered one of the 7 wonders of Cape Verde.


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