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Santiago: Scenic Tour to Banana Plantation, Botanical Garden and Natural Park

By Bu Country Tours
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Selective hotel pickup
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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Air-conditioned vehicle

  • What's included

    All Fees and Taxes

  • What's included

    Pick up and drop off at your accommodation

  • What's included

    Guiding service (English, French, Portuguese, Spanish

  • What's included

    Entry/Admission - Pico de Antonia

  • What's excluded


  • What's excluded

    Personal expenses.

Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • Near public transportation

  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems

  • Most travelers can participate

  • Children must be accompanied by their parents

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers

  • Departure time: 9:00 AM

What you can expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Praia, Praia, Santiago

Start with pickup at your hotel in Praia and begin a journey to discover the natural beauty of the northern and eastern areas of Santiago Island.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Pedra Badejo, Pedra Badejo, Santiago

Travel for approximately 45 minutes and arrive at the largest banana and coconut plantation in the country. Taste some fresh coconut water taken lively from the coconut trees.

Duration: 55 minutes

Stop At: Pico de Antonia, Ponta Verde, Santiago Cape Verde

Continue inland until you reach São Jorge dos Orgãos and visit the Botanical Garden with its diverse variety of local endemic plants. Next, make your way to the foot of the highest mountain on the island, where you will visit the traditional rum distillery (The Rum production season runs from January 1 st to May 31st).

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pico de Antonia, Ponta Verde, Santiago Cape Verde

Then, head between rocks and valleys to the village of Rui Vaz at an altitude of 800 meters and have lunch at a mountaintop restaurant. After lunch, visit the Monte Txota Natural Park and start an easy 15-minute hike to a viewpoint. Get fantastic panoramic views of the volcano on the nearby Fogo Island.

Duration: 3 hours

Pass By: Praia, Praia, Santiago

Afterwards, be returned to your hotel in Praia.


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Activity Location

  • Praia Santiago

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Traveler pickup is offered we will pick you up anywhere inside the city if your accomodation is not listed please send us an email with your pick up adress Airports Francisco Mendes Airport, Praia, Santiago Cape Verde Ports Port of Cape Verde Archipelago Beach, Praia, Cape Verde
  • Praia Santiago

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