60 days in Cape Verde Itinerary

60 days in Cape Verde Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Boa Vista
— 7 nights
2
Praia, Santiago
— 7 nights
3
Cha das Caldeiras, Fogo
— 7 nights
4
Santo Antao
— 5 nights
5
Mindelo, Sao Vicente
— 7 nights
6
Tarrafal, Santiago
— 7 nights
7
Sao Nicolau
— 7 nights
8
Ilha do Sal
— 9 nights

7
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: kick back and relax at Praia de Santa Mónica, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel of Our Lady of Fatima, admire nature's extreme beauty at Deserto de Viana, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia de Chaves.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Boa Vista trip itinerary maker tool.

Mumbai, India to Boa Vista is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Boa Vista, you'll gain 6.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in April: high temperatures in Boa Vista hover around °C and lows are around °C. You'll set off for Praia on the 9th (Thu).

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

7
nights
Praia, Santiago

Praia ©
The capital and largest city of Cabo Verde, Praia represents one of the most renowned commercial centers in Africa.
Take a break from Praia with a short trip to Pico de Antonia in Ponta Verde, about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Fortaleza Real de San Felipe, get to know the fascinating history of Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado de Sucupira.

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Traveling by taxi from Boa Vista to Praia takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cha das Caldeiras.

Things to do in Praia

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cidade Velha, Pico de Antonia
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Fortaleza Real de San Felipe ©
Fortaleza Real de San Felipe
Farol de D. Maria Pia ©
Farol de D. Maria Pia

7
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: get impressive views of Pico Do Fogo.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cha das Caldeiras trip planner.

Traveling by taxi from Praia to Cha das Caldeiras takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel to Santo Antao.

Things to do in Cha das Caldeiras

Nature Parks
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Pico Do Fogo ©
Pico Do Fogo

5
nights
Santo Antao

Santo Antao ©
The second-largest island in Cape Verde and the westernmost of Africa, Santo Antao offers dizzying sights of highlands ruptured with canyons, valleys, and gorges.
Santo Antao is known for nature, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the views at Paul Tal, enjoy the sand and surf at Praia de Bote, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Fontainhas, and contemplate the geological forces at Cova - Krater.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Santo Antao trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Cha das Caldeiras to Santo Antao by flight takes about 9 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Santo Antao can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 29th (Wed), you'll travel to Mindelo.

Things to do in Santo Antao

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Cova - Krater ©
Cova - Krater
Paul Tal ©
Paul Tal
Porto Novo-Ribeira Grande Road ©
Porto Novo-Ribeira Grande Road

7
nights
Mindelo, Sao Vicente

Mindelo ©
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.
Mindelo is known for nature, shopping, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Monte Verde, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia da Laginha, stop by Capvertdesign+Artesanato, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado de Peixe.

To see ratings and other tourist information, read Mindelo day trip website.

Ride a ferry from Santo Antao to Mindelo in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll set off for Tarrafal on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Mindelo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sao Vicente, Sao Pedro Beach
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Monte Verde ©
Monte Verde
Praia da Laginha ©
Praia da Laginha
Torre de Belem ©
Torre de Belem

7
nights
Tarrafal, Santiago

Tarrafal ©
Tarrafal is a town in the northern part of the island of Santiago, Cape Verde. Explore Tarrafal's surroundings by going to Assomada (Assomada Market, Museum de Tabanka, &more). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tarrafal Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Santo Amaro Abade Church, take in the awesome beauty at Serra de Malagueta, and steep yourself in history at Tarrafal camp.

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Fly from Mindelo to Tarrafal in 4 hours. In May, daytime highs in Tarrafal are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 13th (Wed), you'll travel to Sao Nicolau.

Things to do in Tarrafal

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Assomada, Tarrafal camp, Serra de Malagueta
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Tarrafal camp ©
Tarrafal camp
Tarrafal Beach ©
Tarrafal Beach
Serra de Malagueta ©
Serra de Malagueta

7
nights
Sao Nicolau

Sao Nicolau ©
São Nicolau is one of the Barlavento islands of Cape Verde. Sao Nicolau is known for parks and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Baixo Rocha Beach and tour the pleasant surroundings at Carbeirinho.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sao Nicolau travel route planning website.

Traveling by taxi from Tarrafal to Sao Nicolau takes 3.5 hours. You will leave for Ilha do Sal on the 20th (Wed).

Things to do in Sao Nicolau

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Parque Natural do Monte Gordo ©
Parque Natural do Monte Gordo

9
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.
Ilha do Sal is known for beaches, wildlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Praia de Santa Maria, get outside with Shark Bay, don't miss a visit to Salinas de Pedra de Lume, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Project Biodiversity Turtle Conservation Hatchery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ilha do Sal tour planning site.

You can fly from Sao Nicolau to Ilha do Sal in 2.5 hours. May in Ilha do Sal sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 29th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Ilha do Sal

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

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