Day trip

From Praia: Santiago Island Highlights Tour

Activity provider: Bu Country Tours

From Praia: Santiago Island Highlights Tour

Activity provider: Bu Country Tours

From US$ 88.43 per person

Explore the highlights of the island of Santiago on this van tour from the Port of Praia. Discover magnificent landscapes, cross natural parks, and go for a swim at Tarrafal beach.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details. Learn more
Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian
Pickup included
Please be ready for pickup 10 minutes before the scheduled start time. Cruise ship passengers can meet the driver at the exit of the small Port of Praia. The driver will be holding a sign with your name on it. The Guide will be holding a sign with your name on it.
Small group
Limited to 8 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Relax on the sandy shore or go for a refreshing swim at Tarrafal beach
  • Get a taste of local life in the villages of São Domingos and Assomada
  • Capture pictures of the island from a 1000 meters above sea level
  • Admire the flora in the mountains of the Serra Malagueta Natural Park
  • Have the chance to stop at the largest coconut plantation in the country
Full description

Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from the Port of Praia. Find your driver easily as they will be holding a sign board with your name on it. Sit back and relax in a comfortable and spacious van. Choose between a private or a group tour.

Take in the mountain scenery and stop for photos in the charming villages of São Domingos, São Laurenço dos Orgões, and Assomada. Capture pictures of lush rolling landscapes in the Serra Malagueta Natural Park.

Admire views of the island from 1000 meters above sea level before arriving at Tarrafal beach. Swim in the crystal clear water and lie back on the sandy beach which is surrounded by hills and palm trees. Have the option to purchase a local lunch. Head down a coastal road on the east side of the island and stop at the largest coconut plantation in the country where you can buy a fresh coconut water. Return to the Port of Praia at the end of the tour.

Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off at Praia harbor
  • Transportation
  • Tour Guide (English, French, Portuguese and Spanish)
  • Liability insurance
  • Lunch
  • Tip (Optional)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must present either proof of full vaccination, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 3 months, or a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts

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What to bring

  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sandals
  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • Select the private tour option if you want a customized pickup or drop-off time
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August 27, 2022

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Product ID: 411380