Best of North

Trekking

Day by Day

Accommodation: Hotel […]
Meals: Lunch – Dinner

When arriving to Cesária Évora  International Airport  in São Vicente, there will be a guide and a transfer to the hotel waiting for you.

After that, a small walk through the mountain to the D. Amélia lighthouse.

Return from the lighthouse by the beach, until São Pedro fishing village for a traditional lunch at a beach restaurant.

During the walk, you can enjoy the crystalline and warm waters of São Pedro beach.

 

Easy trek – 3 hours

Accommodation: Hotel […]

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner     

The tour starts after breakfast, with a guide.

Visit to the agricultural area of  Ribeira do Calhau, climb the Viana volcano, Calhau, Praia Grande, tour by the coast,  Baía das Gatas,  Salamansa fishing village and Monte Verde,  the highest point of São Vicente.

Return to the hotel by the end of the day.

Accommodation: Hotel […] Ponta do Sol
Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner     

Breakfast.

07:00 – Ferry departure to Santo Antão.

When arriving to Porto Novo there will be a transfer waiting.

Beginning with a tour to Cova, a volcanic crater with different kind of crops. The trail climbs the hill until a narrow crest of cedar trees, like a rock blade that divides the Cova crater and Paúl Valley. After a snakes way down we arrive to Cabo da Ribeira, the first settlement, and from here, the trail merges into a road until Vila das Pombas.

Traditional lunch in a typical house.

During the trek, you must carry only a backpack with water and personal belongings.

The equipment will stay at the overnight hotel.

 

Moderate trek – 5 hours

Accommodation: Hotel […] Tarrafal

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner 

Departure from Ponta do Sol to Tarrafal. In the way, we will visit traditional cheese producers of Cabo Verde.

Accommodation: Hotel […] Tarrafal

Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner 

Boat transportation to Monte Trigo, and a 20 minutes tour.

Beginning of the Monte Trigo/Tarrafal trek.

During the trek, you must carry just a backpack with water and personal belongings.

The equipment will stay at the overnight hotel.

 

Moderate trek – 4 hours

Accommodation: Hotel […] Ponta do Sol


Meals: Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner 

 

Breakfast.

Grogue Trail tour.

Departure from Tarrafal to Ponta do Sol, crossing the island (south to north), and visiting in the way several grogue producers. Grogue is the traditional drink of Cabo Verde.

Accommodation: Hotel […] Mindelo

Meals: Breakfast  – Dinner 

 

Breakfast.

9:00

Ferry departure to São Vicente.

After lunch at São Vicente, a Mindelo center tour.

In the evening traditional oril game and a typical drink. Farewell dinner.

Meals: Breakfast

 

At scheduled time, transfer hotel/airport.

 

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Extensions

• Possible

Include

• Guide from ROTAVENTURA ;
• 7 hotel nights in a double / single bedroom in case of odd number ;
• Meals according to the itinerary;
• Transfers according to the itinerary and 2 ferry travels;
• Exhibitions ;
• Visits to the cheese and grogue producers.

Note: 4 stars hotel in both islands.

Excludes

• Origin city - São Vicente – origin city flights;
• Any non-mentioned as included items;
• €2 person/night of touristic tax.

Equipment

Head:
• Sun hat
• Scarf
• Sun glasses

Upper body:
• T-shirts / polo
• Sweat-shirt
• Windproof fleece

Hands:
• Sticks (optional)

Legs:
• Trekking pants (example – convertible in shorts)
• Swimsuit
• Trekking shorts/casual
• Casual pants

Feet:
• Trekking boots
• Sport shoes or sandals
• Trekking socks
• Flip-flops

Others:
• Travel clothes
• Beauty case
• Trekking synthetic towel – pack towel
• Anti-bacterial hands gel
• Small bag for documents and money (used on neck or waist)
• Padlock for luggage/trolley
• Backpack of 30 Lt Waterproof.
• 1,5 or 2 Lt canteen for water. Always drink water, do not wait to be thirsty to do it. In the mountain, the air is dryer and the exposure to the sun and wind takes to a big loss of water. You need to hydrate for a better recover from a muscle fatigue.
• Multipurpose pocketknife.

• First aid basic kit.
• Camera
• Swimsuit