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4 Days | 3 Nights | 3 Walks


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You can pack so much fun into a short walking holidays in Santo Antao Island that it will feel like a true escape. You can dazzle yourself surrounded by mountains or lose yourself in the Tarrafal beach for two days that will make real world feel like a distant.

> Transfers from the hotel to Mindelo harbor IN/OUT;

> Boat tickets for maritime crossings IN/OUT;

> 3 nights lodging on Comfort Accommodation (double room with private bathrooms (towels provided) + Breakfast included;
> Transfers from the hotel to the starting point of hiking; 

> An English-speaking guide specialized in the region 3 Days (D1, D2, D3);

> 3 nourishing and energetic picnics + The meals mentioned in the program;
> Tourist taxes;
> Our hotline (4D/4D)

> All that is not in "The price includes";

> The airline ticket (reservation and payment with your agency);
> Visa fees: 25€ / person (taken at the airport);
> Individual insurance (repatriation, cancellation, luggage, assistance ...)

> Drinks during the trip and personal expenses.

You pay before the date of departure by bank transfer or you will pay on the spot in cash (Euro or Ecv).

Our Payment Rules:
The price mentioned in the quote is in EUR (). This price is valid for the duration specified in the pricing, the invoice or any other document distributed to the customer.
a) Cash: payment in cash is made in the office. In this case, the customer is not subject to any payment fees.
b) Bank transfer: the costs are borne by the customer.

Bank details:
IBAN: CV64 0002 0000 26444857101 82

Cancellation up to 30 days from the start of the trip: 12% penalty of the total amount. Cancellation between 29 or less days of the beginning of the trip: 25% fine of the total amount. NOTE: International bank transfer fees will be paid by the customer.

> 1 cap and sunglasses;

> 1 small backpack to carry your belongings (camera, canteen, etc.) during walks;

> Pre-softened hiking boot;

> Fiber socks (coolmax) for walking;

> Sunscreen for face and lips;

> Moisturizing to prevent skin dryness

> 1 jacket "Pile" or Fleece;

> 1 pants type suplex or nylon

> Thermal clothes to wear underneath daily clothes (capilene - pants and t-shirt);

> 2 or 3 shirts with short or long sleeves;

> Private medicines and personal hygiene materials in small packages;

> Hike in the majestic mountains of the protected area of the eastern plateau of Santo Antao island;

> Get in touch with the still untouched nature and meet the greenest valleys of Cape Verde (Paul, Ribeira da Torre and Ribeira Grande);
> Discover Pombas, Ribeira Grande and Ponta do Sol, cities of Portuguese colonial architecture;
> Look closely Fontaínhas, declared the second most beautiful village in the world by National Geographic magazine;
> Try the traditional Cape Verde drink: Grogue and Pontche;
> Delight in the Cape Verde gastronomy through a good fresh fish dish.


You might be able to make some modifications to the current tourist programme based upon your personal preferences. 

Day 1

Sao Vicente - Santo Antao Island

At 07h15 We pick you up in your hotel and drive you to the harbor.

At 08h00: The ferry leave from Porto Grande harbor in Mindelo (will take one hour to reach the island of Santo Antão)

Walk: Volcano Crater Cova - The paul Valley

Our driver will welcome you at Porto Novo harbor and in less than 20 minutes you will be in Cova, volcano crater at 1522 meters altitude, where you start the descent to the majestic valley Paul accompanied by a local guide to tell the history of the beauty surrounding you. Picnic during the walk. Transfer to Ponta do Sol to spend the night. Walking time: 5h | Distance: 12,5 Km | Elevation: + 300 m / - 1320 m | Accommodation: Guesthouse | Meals: Picnic, Dinner.

Day 2

Walk: Ribeira Grande - Ribeira da Torre - Ponta do Sol

Today we can look forward to some fantastic relaxing walking after the ups and downs of the previous stretch. We head down to Ribeira da Torre valley and we will stop in Xôxo for the lunch under the trees. In the late afternoon we return to Ponta do Sol. Walking Time: 3h30 | Distance: 8 Km | Elevation: + 560 m /  - 710 m | Accommodation: Guesthouse | Meals: PD.

Day 3

Walk: Chã Igreja - Cruzinha - Fontaínhas - Ponta do Sol

After breakfast, transfer to the starting point of the hike in Chã de Igreja. Superb ride along the fantastic coast, passing through rugged cliffs and wonderful small rural villages; Cruzinha, Corvo and Fontaínhas. Picnic along the way. Continue to Ponta do Sol, to spend the night. Walking time: 4h30 | Distance: 11 Km | Elevation: +690 m / - 710 m | Accommodation: Guesthouse | Meals: PD.

Day 4

Santo Antao / Sao Vicente Island

After breakfast, head back to Porto Novo harbor via newly built island coastal road.
At 10h00 the ferry will get you back to São Vicente Island. 
At 11h00 we transfer you back to your hotel.

End of stay

This program depends on weather conditions and may be modified by us on site for your safety.

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