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
— 8 nights
3
Cha das Caldeiras, Fogo
— 7 nights
4
Santo Antao
— 6 nights
5
Mindelo, Sao Vicente
— 8 nights
6
Tarrafal, Santiago
— 7 nights
7
Sao Nicolau
— 7 nights
8
Ilha do Sal
— 8 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, look for gifts at Un click per un Sorriso - The Shop, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel of Our Lady of Fatima, and see Off-Road Tours.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Boa Vista trip planning website.

Manchester, UK to Boa Vista is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Cape Verde Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Manchester in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Boa Vista: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 25th (Mon), you're off to Praia.

Things to do in Boa Vista

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Praia de Santa Mónica ©
Praia de Santa Mónica
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Off-Road Tours

8
nights
Praia, Santiago

Praia ©
The capital and largest city of Cabo Verde, Praia represents one of the most renowned commercial centers in Africa.
Step out of Praia with an excursion to Pico de Antonia in Ponta Verde--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Fortaleza Real de San Felipe, take in the spiritual surroundings of Convento de Sao Francisco, get engrossed in the history at Archeology Museum of Praia, and don't miss a visit to Farol de D. Maria Pia.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Praia road trip planning website.

You can drive from Boa Vista to Praia in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Cha das Caldeiras.

Things to do in Praia

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Cidade Velha, Pico de Antonia, Jardin Botanique de Sao Jorge
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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: take in the awesome beauty at Pico Do Fogo.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Cha das Caldeiras sightseeing planner.

Traveling by taxi from Praia to Cha das Caldeiras takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. You will leave for Santo Antao on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Cha das Caldeiras

Parks Nature
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Pico Do Fogo ©
Pico Do Fogo

6
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: get impressive views of Cova - Krater, appreciate the views at Paul Tal, make a trip to Porto Novo-Ribeira Grande Road, and kick back and relax at Praia de Bote.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Santo Antao vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Cha das Caldeiras to Santo Antao takes 9 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 16th (Tue), you're off to Mindelo.

Things to do in Santo Antao

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

8
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, stop by Capvertdesign+Artesanato, get into the urban bustle at Positivos, and appreciate the history behind Torre de Belem.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mindelo online travel planner.

Traveling by ferry from Santo Antao to Mindelo takes 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Mindelo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will leave for Tarrafal on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Mindelo

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sao Vicente, Sao Pedro Beach
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Monte Verde ©
Monte Verde
Scuba & Snorkeling
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Assomada (Assomada Market, Museum de Tabanka, &more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Tarrafal Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Serra de Malagueta, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santo Amaro Abade Church, and contemplate the long history of Tarrafal camp.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tarrafal trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Mindelo to Tarrafal in 4 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Tarrafal can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll set off for Sao Nicolau on the 1st (Wed).

Things to do in Tarrafal

Historic Sites Parks Museums

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, stroll through Parque Natural do Monte Gordo, and explore the striking landscape at Carbeirinho.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sao Nicolau online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Tarrafal to Sao Nicolau in 3.5 hours. You will leave for Ilha do Sal on the 8th (Wed).

Things to do in Sao Nicolau

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

8
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 C-Riders, stroll through Pedra de Lume Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Viveiro, Botanical Garden & Zoo di Terra.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ilha do Sal road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Sao Nicolau to Ilha do Sal takes 2.5 hours. July in Ilha do Sal sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to 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
Buracona ©
Buracona
Salinas de Pedra de Lume ©
Salinas de Pedra de Lume

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