11 days in Cape Verde Itinerary

11 days in Cape Verde Itinerary

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Ilha do Sal
— 3 nights
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Vila do Maio
— 2 nights
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Praia
— 2 nights
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Boa Vista
— 3 nights

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Ilha do Sal

Ilha do Sal ©
Ilha do Sal represents an exotic island in the Atlantic Ocean gifted with powdery beaches and dormant volcanoes.
Ilha do Sal is known for beaches, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Buracona, head outdoors with Shark Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ponta Preta, and see some colorful creatures with Eco Dive School Cabo Verde.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ilha do Sal travel planning tool.

Manchester, UK to Ilha do Sal is an approximately 9-hour flight. Traveling from Manchester to Ilha do Sal, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Manchester in January, with highs in Ilha do Sal at 30°C and lows at 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Vila do Maio.

Things to do in Ilha do Sal

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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Water Body
Buracona
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Vila do Maio

Vila do Maio ©
Cidade do Maio, also known as Porto Inglês, is a city in the southwestern part of the island of Maio in southeastern Cape Verde. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Tropical Maio and then discover the deep blue sea with AAA Maio Diving.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Vila do Maio day trip planning website.

You can fly from Ilha do Sal to Vila do Maio in 3.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Vila do Maio can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Praia.

Things to do in Vila do Maio

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Landmark
Tropical Maio
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Praia

Praia ©
The capital and largest city of Cabo Verde, Praia represents one of the most renowned commercial centers in Africa.
On the 19th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario, appreciate the extensive heritage of Rue Banana, and then contemplate the long history of Fortaleza Real de San Felipe. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at Praia City Hall, stroll around Praca Alexandre Albuquerque, tour the pleasant surroundings at Quebra Canela Beach, kick back and relax at Prainha Beach, then don't miss a visit to Farol de D. Maria Pia, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado de Sucupira.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Praia online vacation planner.

Getting from Vila do Maio to Praia by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2 hours. In January in Praia, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Boa Vista.

Things to do in Praia

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Historic Walking Area
Rue Banana
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Boa Vista

Boa Vista ©

Island of the Dunes

Sprinkled with sand dunes and pristine, sweeping beaches where turtles nest, the island of Boa Vista has been attracting more and more visitors looking to explore its remote trails and picturesque shore.
Boa Vista is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Praia de Santa Mónica, stroll through Cabo Santa Maria, admire nature's extreme beauty at Deserto de Viana, and look for gifts at Un click per un Sorriso - The Shop.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Boa Vista trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Praia to Boa Vista takes 3 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Boa Vista

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches
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Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours
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