25 days in Cape Verde Itinerary

25 days in Cape Verde Itinerary

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Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal
— 7 nights
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Mindelo, Sao Vicente
— 5 nights
3
Cha das Caldeiras, Fogo
— 4 nights
4
Cidade Velha, Santiago
— 4 nights
5
Boa Vista
— 4 nights

7
nights
Santa Maria, Ilha do Sal

Santa Maria ©
Santa Maria is situated in the southern part of the island municipality of Sal, Cape Verde which has recently became a fishing and touristic city. When in Santa Maria, make a side trip to see Buracona in Ilha do Sal, approximately Ilha do Sal away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Santa Maria, get outside with Shark Bay, make a trip to Salinas de Pedra de Lume, and stop by Djunta Mo Art.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Maria trip itinerary app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Santa Maria is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and taxi. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Santa Maria due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in February, expect Santa Maria to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Mindelo.

Things to do in Santa Maria

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Ilha do Sal
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Praia de Santa Maria ©
Praia de Santa Maria
Salinas de Pedra de Lume ©
Salinas de Pedra de Lume
Buracona ©
Buracona

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Mindelo: Paul Tal (in Santo Antao), Cova - Krater (in Ribeira Grande) and Porto Novo-Ribeira Grande Road (in Porto Novo). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Monte Verde, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia da Laginha, stroll through Sao Pedro Beach, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado de Peixe.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Mindelo sightseeing planning site.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Santa Maria to Mindelo in 3 hours. February in Mindelo sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cha das Caldeiras.

Things to do in Mindelo

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Santo Antao, Sao Vicente, Sao Pedro Beach
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Cova - Krater ©
Cova - Krater
Paul Tal ©
Paul Tal

4
nights
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. Cha das Caldeiras is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the geological forces at Pico Do Fogo.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cha das Caldeiras trip planner.

You can fly from Mindelo to Cha das Caldeiras in 7.5 hours. You will leave for Cidade Velha on the 6th (Fri).

Things to do in Cha das Caldeiras

Parks · Nature
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Pico Do Fogo ©
Pico Do Fogo

4
nights
Cidade Velha, Santiago

Cidade Velha ©
Cidade Velha is a town in the southern part of the island of Santiago, Cape Verde. Explore Cidade Velha's surroundings by going to Pico de Antonia (in Ponta Verde) and Museum de Tabanka (in Assomada). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Fortaleza Real de San Felipe, take in the spiritual surroundings of Convento de Sao Francisco, get to know the fascinating history of Rue Banana, and pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Cidade Velha planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Cha das Caldeiras to Cidade Velha in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Boa Vista.

Things to do in Cidade Velha

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Pico de Antonia, Museum de Tabanka
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Fortaleza Real de San Felipe ©
Fortaleza Real de San Felipe
Rue Banana ©
Rue Banana

4
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.
Boa Vista is known for beaches, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Santa Mónica, enjoy the sand and surf at Cabo Santa Maria, see Off-Road Tours, and explore the fascinating landscape at Deserto de Viana.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Boa Vista trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Cidade Velha to Boa Vista in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boa Vista

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

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