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Walking Tour:

Santo Antao Classic Trails 3 Days 

A getaway from the everyday! A short 3 days walking holidays will take you through the stunning valleys of the north region in Santo Antao Island. The Paul and Ribeira Grande Valleys make for beautiful trekking routes all year round.

All year round

How long?
3 days / 2 nights

How much?

Please contact us! Our team will answer you quickly.

Price includes transport, guiding and food & accommodation

Fitness level: 12345
Min. 1, max. 8 guests

Pick up points: Mindelo (Sao Vicente Island), Porto Novo or anywhere else on request (surcharge)

 + 238 9507600

Monday To Sunday 9 am to 6 pm (English time)

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

3 Days | 2 Nights | 2 Walks


  • 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 and Ribeira Grande);

  • Look closely Fontaínhas, declared the second most beautiful village in the world by National Geographic magazine;

  • Get to know our traditional culture and gastronomy (fresh fish and products).

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 Valley of Paul

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.  You have a picnic lunch that you can enjoy en route. Transfer to Ponta do Sol to spend the night.  Dinner at restaurant. Walking time: 5 hrs| Distance: 12,5 Km | Elevation: + 300 m / - 1320 m | Accommodation: Guesthouse | Meals: Picnic lunch, Dinner.

Day 2

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. You have a picnic lunch that you can enjoy en route. Continue to Ponta do Sol, to spend the night. Dinner at restaurant.

Walking time: 4h30 | Distance: 11 Km | Elevation: +690 m / - 710 m | Accommodation: Guesthouse | Meals: Picnic lunch, Dinner.

Day 3

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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Trip Price

Please contact us! Tell about your trip to Cape Verde and what you expect from it. Our team will answer you quickly and help you build your tailor made adventure travel.

The Price Include:

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

> 2 nights in double rooms with private bathrooms and toilets (towels provided);
> Boat tickets for maritime crossings IN/OUT;
> Transfers from the hotel to the starting point of hiking;
> An English-speaking guide specialized in the region 2 days (D1, D2);
> The meals mentioned in the program;
> Carrying luggage to the next stage of the hikes;
> Tourist taxes;

> Our hotline (3D/3D).

The Price does not Include:

> Personal insurance, interruption of stay, loss of luggage, assistance.
> All that is not in "The price includes".
> Drinks during the trip and personal expenses.
> The flight to arrive in Cape Verde IN/OUT.

Booking Conditions & Payments Rules:

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

Our Payment Rules:
The price mentioned in the quote is in Euro (€). 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 Policy:

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.

What to Bring?

> 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;

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