14 days in Cape Verde Itinerary

14 days in Cape Verde Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Boa Vista
— 3 nights
2
Tarrafal, Santiago
— 1 night
3
Cha das Caldeiras, Fogo
— 1 night
4
Mindelo, Sao Vicente
— 3 nights
5
Ilha do Sal
— 5 nights

3
nights
Boa Vista

Boa Vista ©
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Praia de Santa Mónica and Off-Road Tours. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Praia de Chaves, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get outside with Submarine Center Lda, and stroll through Spiaggia Di Curralinho.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Boa Vista online driving holiday planner.

Manchester, UK to Boa Vista is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Cape Verde Standard Time (CVT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Manchester, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Boa Vista, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Tarrafal.

Things to do in Boa Vista

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Praia de Santa Mónica ©
Praia de Santa Mónica
Praia de Chaves ©
Praia de Chaves
Off-Road Tours

1
night
Tarrafal, Santiago

Tarrafal ©
Tarrafal is a town in the northern part of the island of Santiago, Cape Verde. On the 22nd (Wed), take in the awesome beauty at Serra de Malagueta and then kick back and relax at Tarrafal Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tarrafal trip site.

Traveling by taxi from Boa Vista to Tarrafal takes 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Tarrafal are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Cha das Caldeiras.

Things to do in Tarrafal

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Serra de Malagueta
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Tarrafal Beach ©
Tarrafal Beach
Serra de Malagueta ©
Serra de Malagueta

1
night
Cha das Caldeiras, Fogo

Cha das Caldeiras ©
Chã das Caldeiras is a small community of approximately 1,000 inhabitants within the crater of the volcanic Pico do Fogo on the island of Fogo, one of nine inhabited islands comprising Cape Verde and a volcanic plateau being the largest in Cape Verde, it is at the foot of the rim mountain of Bordeira. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Pico Do Fogo.

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Getting from Tarrafal to Cha das Caldeiras by taxi takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mindelo.

Things to do in Cha das Caldeiras

Nature Parks
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Pico Do Fogo ©
Pico Do Fogo

3
nights
Mindelo, Sao Vicente

Situated on the northern tip of Sao Vicente island, the lively port town of Mindelo envelops crescent-shaped Porto Grande Bay and houses almost all of the island's population.
Bring the kids along to Scuba & Snorkeling and Sao Pedro Beach. Take a break from Mindelo with a short trip to Porto Novo-Ribeira Grande Road in Porto Novo, about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Monte Verde, stop by Capvertdesign+Artesanato, kick back and relax at Praia da Laginha, and take a stroll around Positivos.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Mindelo tour planner.

Fly from Cha das Caldeiras to Mindelo in 7.5 hours. July in Mindelo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ilha do Sal.

Things to do in Mindelo

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Porto Novo-Ribeira Grande Road, Praia da Laginha, Sao Pedro Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Monte Verde ©
Monte Verde
Praia da Laginha ©
Praia da Laginha

5
nights
Ilha do Sal

Ilha do Sal ©
Ilha do Sal represents an exotic island in the Atlantic Ocean gifted with powdery beaches and dormant volcanoes.
Kids will enjoy Praia de Santa Maria and Viveiro, Botanical Garden & Zoo di Terra. The adventure continues: make a trip to Salinas de Pedra de Lume, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pedra de Lume Beach, stop by Djunta Mo Art, and head outdoors with Shark Bay.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Ilha do Sal travel site.

Traveling by flight from Mindelo to Ilha do Sal takes 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Ilha do Sal can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ilha do Sal

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Praia de Santa Maria ©
Praia de Santa Maria
Buracona ©
Buracona
Salinas de Pedra de Lume ©
Salinas de Pedra de Lume

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