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Santiago Island Tour

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Santiago Island Tour-The largest island in the archipelago and the first to be populated, Santiago is rich in history and culture and known for its lively nightlife. The various mountainous peaks of the island reflect its volcanic origin, with many cultural and historical places to visit.


  • The best experience about Santiago Island
  • Get in touch with the locals
  • Opportunity to try the local food
  • Get to discover Santiago in a unique and authentic way
  • Experience our culture, traditions and the amazing landscapes
Santiago Island Tour


Santiago Island Tour


Pick up in the morning at your accommodation and taking you to the interior of Santiago island, it´s the largest island of Cabo Verde, it takes a full-day tour to explore and experience the best of it with plenty of cultural and historical places to visit, It´s the best way to discover the entire island.

Our first stop will be at SÃO DOMINGOS CITY to visit a small garden called “Eco Centro” a perfect place for fauna and flora lovers. We will continue our visit with short stop at ORGÃOS and PICOS CITY to admire two impressives mountains which are the symbol of those cities. Moving on to ASSOMADA CITY-the second largest city and most developed city on the island after Praia. The city has a lot of tourist attractions to be visited for example its two famous markets(Market day-Wednesday and saturday) and the museum, it has one of the most beautiful church in the country, you will visit a small village called Boa Entrada, it’s a green valley with a lot of fruit plants, there you'll discover a small park where it has the biggest and oldest tree(Kapok tree) in Cabo Verde with more than 700 years. Our next stop will be at the SERRA MALAGUETA NATURAL PARK, the view there is incredible due to its altitude (1000 meters), continuing our visit to the most touristic city on the island –TARRAFAL CITY. It has the most beautiful beach on the island (white sand) there you will have a break in which you can have lunch and swim. After the lunch you will take the wonderful east coast road with the stop at the VILLAGE OF RABELADOS-rebels who resisted the Portuguese colonizer in 1941. The houses are built of coconut tree trunks, ropes made with fibers of sisal and intertwined coconut leaves, move on to CALHETA CITY- a small city on the east coast where the locals depend on fishing perfect place to have contact with the locals, drive on to Santa Cruz city- the city is so famous and visited because it has the largest banana and coconut plantation in Cabo Verde, 15 min. hike on the plantation, the tour will end up with drop-off at your accommodation.

What's included

  • Inclusions:
  • Professional Tour guide
  • Lunch
  • Private transport
  • Tickets entrance to visit Tourist attractions
  • Exclusions:
  • alcoholic beverages


  1. Visited Places:
  2. Sao Domingos
  3. Órgãos pequeno
  4. Picos
  5. Assomada
  6. Boa Entrada
  7. Serra Malagueta Natural Park (Santiago)
  8. Tarrafal
  9. Calheta São Miguel Centro de Saúde
  10. Pedra Badejo

Pick up at your hotel in the morning, to take you to experience Santiago Island in its best and authentic way. You will have several stops at all the important tourist attractions on the island. The first stop at Sao Domingos city to visit the Eco Centro- Perfect place to discover differents types of plants and animals, continuing to Orgaos and Picos city to admire its 2 famous mountain, then ariving to Assomada City places to be visited: The famous market and the oldest and biggest tree in Cabo Verde, continuing the road to Serra Malagueta Natural Park, because of its altitude you can enjoy the incredible wiew of different valleys, then arriving at the most touristic city of Santiago Island-TARRAFAL with the most beautiful beach on the island, the city is a perfet place to relax and try the local food at the local restaurants. After that it's left 2 cities to visit on the east coast of the island, Calheta city , a fishing village and Santa Crruz city, the city has the largest banana and coconut plantation on the island.

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