São Vicente, Full Day, Highlights, inc. lunch by local cook

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Welcome to one of the most beautiful Islands of Cabo Verde, with its small vibrant cosmopolitan city, full of life! History, culture, lifestyle, villages & beautiful beaches! Inc. lunch w/ local cook

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  • Mindelo, History and Culture
  • Monte Verde (750m or 2,460ft, the highest peak in São Vicente)
  • Fishing and Farming villages. lifestyle and development
  • Enjoy a plate of the day traditional lunch prepared by local cook


Hear about our history, culture, lifestyle. Enjoy the architectural style of our colorful buildings. Visit the bustling markets of Mindelo; Fish Market, African Market, and Municipal Market (closed on Sundays). From the lookout point, we will have the best views of Mindelo, Monte Cara, and Laginha Beach. Take a scenic drive to the top of Monte Verde, natural and protected park, the highest peak in Sao Vicente. Head to the small charming sea side fishing villages on the Island. Take a swim in the clear blue lagoon of Baía das Gatas, and marvel at the contrasting long beach coastline. Calhau is an oasis! A charming small farming and fishing village also home of Vulcao Viana, one of the of last extinct volcanos on the Island. In the valley of Calhau we will see traditional farming by hand, animals, water wells, and windmills. Enjoy a plate of the day lunch prepared by local cook.


Pick up and drop off at accommodation in Mindelo Private transportation Professional Tour Guide (English, French, Portuguese and Spanish) Plate of the day traditional lunch prepared by local cook Liability insurance

Important Information

  • Most of our travel will be by vehicle, though we will do some walking in the city, wear your bathing suit and towel for a swim at Baia das Gatas Beach, if desired (there is no place to change your clothing). Wear comfortable clothing, shoes, and sun protection. Be advised that we will travel up to the summit of Monte Verde with high altitude. We will make a stop for a plate of the day lunch with a local cook. *On Sundays the markets and cultural center are closed, on these days, we will pass by to learn more about lifestyle on the Island

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