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What Will You Do

Fogo Island: Full-day Guided Tour from the Airport – Check in

Be welcomed by our professional driver/Guide at the Airport and depart towards São Filipe, the capital of the island. .

There explore “Sobrados” and wander around this charming little town lined with colorful colonial houses.

Next, head to the small Municipal Museum and appreciate the simplicity of the objects that portray the local history.

Move on to Salinas, a small fishing port with no beaches, but there is a spetacular natural pool, sculpted by nature in volcanic rock. Enjoy a dip into Salina’s natural pool and watch fishermen returning to shore with the day’s catch.

After a delicious lunch in a local atmosphere, drive northwards to the village of Mosteiros and stroll up the lava flows created by the 1951 eruption, a succession of jagged, dark intrusions on the landscape.

Enjoy a photo stop at Achada Furna and Cabeça Fundão along the way. Arrive at Chã das Caldeiras National Park and admire uninterrupted views of the volcano and rugged surrounding landscape.

The tour concludes with drop off at your accommodation in Chã das Caldeiras.

Casa Marisa **** or similar Check in starts from 2 pm.

Sal Island: Guided Full-day Highlights Tour With Lunch

Get picked up at your accommodation in Chã das Caldeiras and walk with your guide until reaching the foot of the Volcano. From there, marvel with the regular view of its active volcanic cone, where the last eruption occurred in 2014. The volcano's surroundings are deep black, composed of lava and a lush green vegetation.

Fallow the tour through fig, vines, apple and pear trees, as well as mustard plants. Start the climb and let your local guide adjust the rate of climbing according to your skills. After 3 hours, reach the highest peak in Cape Verde. From Pico do Fogo, the third highest mountain in the Atlantic Ocean, with 2829 meters of altitude, enjoy one of the most steep and spectacular volcanic cones in the world. After that, take a break for the well-deserved picnic, contemplating an unforgettable 360-degree panoramic view over the entire island of Fogo and start the fun part of the day. Take a walk through the crater and feel the sensation of touching the sky above the clouds. Then, start descending the steep descent of ash for half an hour, sinking your knee-high in Lapilli, a lifetime experience. After doing one of the best things to do in Cape Verde, the tour ends by returning to your accommodation in Chã das Caldeiras.

Fish or meat + water, coffee and dessert

Casa Marisa **** or similar

Chã das Caldeiras: Hiking Portela - 1995 Peak - 2014 Crater - Portela

Get picked up at your accommodation and be prepared for a spectacular walking adventure that you have certainly never done before. Leave Portela village on a traceable path passing through sporadically planted fruit trees and vines, your path pushing gently upwards. Next, walk across the dusty lapilli that seems to muffle sound and life, then up to the 1995 peak, before making the short ascent to peer down into the colorful, smoking crater created in 2014. Hike to the peak of 1995, on a steep but short path, and proceed to climb the new craters 2014, a little higher. Cross paths where lava has truncated the cobblestone road and take a break for a well-deserved picnic. After that, return down the path, which takes about 45 minutes to reach your hotel.

The tour concludes with drop off at your accommodation.

After the check-out, visit a local coffee plantation, and sample at your expense one of the best wines in the world. Take a break for lunch in a local atmosphere and finally, drive to the village of Forno and conclude your discovery with drop-off at your accommodation in São Filipe.

Fish or meat + water, coffee and dessert

Pipi's Guest House

Goodbye Fogo Island

Enjoy your free time according to the flight schedules, then be picked up your accommodation and depart toward São Filipe Airport.

Take your flight back and say goodbye to "Ilha de Fogo"!!!

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WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Lunch
  • Breakfast
  • Custom and private arrival and departure airport Transfers; Luggage trasnfers;
  • Hotel pick up and drop off for all the tours
  • Tours as mentioned in the program;
  • All entrance frees, all Fees and Taxes
  • Accommodation (3 Nights); Standard room category in double/twin sharing basis.
  • Local Assistance 24 hours a day.

WHAT IS EXCLUDED

  • Domestic and international flights;
  • Tourist tax (Paid locally: 2 Euros/Person/Night);
  • Travel insurance;
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Sevices not mentioned in the program nor Personal expenses.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

  • Infants must not sit on laps
  • Infant seats unavailable
  • Not recommended for people with heart conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not suitable for pets
  • No public transportation nearby
  • Not stroller accessible
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This tour starts in Fogo Island and ends in Fogo Island;
  • Please bring hiking shoes, sandals/flip flops, comfortable shoes, a towel, a hat, swimwear, and sunscreen;
  • Lunch and dinner include fish, meat or main dish + dessert + water. Vegetarian food is available upon request.
  • We do not include all meals in the package to make your trip more flexible. Take this opportunity to choose between the restaurants near your accommodation and try Cape Verdean cuisine according to your preference. Your travel representative will be delighted to help if needed.
  • Not recommended for those who are afraid of heights
  • For groups with less than 4 travelers, the bilingual driver himself may be the guide.
  • We reserve the right to claim from the travelers, any additional expenses incurred due to delays or changes in the schedule of domestic flights.
  • We reserve the right to alter the order of the itinerary or substitute a hotel of similar class if deemed necessary. The same will be informed to the traveler before departure.
  • A date change fee, as applicable will be levied on passengers who change their date of travel.
  • Custom and private airport pickup according to the arrival scheduled time.

Cancellation policy:

  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 2 days or less before event
  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 50% if booking is cancelled 6 days or less before event
  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 0% if booking is cancelled 1000 days or less before event
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INFORMATION REQUESTED BY THE TOUR OPERATOR

  • Hotel/Pick Up - Drop Off Location

TRANSFER CONDITIONS

We offer pick-up to the following places for this experience: Pensao Amizade No Corasao - Hotel Xaguate - Hotel Ocean View & Restaurant Seafood

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