Best of Fogo: Hiking & Discovery, 2 Days

Marvel at the island's active volcano, Fogo, with amazing view from top of Cape Verde's highest mountain. Visit Chã das Caldeiras National Park, coffee plantation, Salina's natural pool and taste one of the best wine in the world.

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2 days


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  • What's included :
    • 1x Breakfast
    • 2x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 1 night
    • Custom and Private Roundtrip Airport Transfers
    • Entry/Admission - Municipal Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Salinas, Ilha do Fogo
    • Entry/Admission - Parque Natural do Fogo
    What's excluded :
    • International Flights;
    • Tourist tax (Paid locally: 2 Euros/Person/Night);
    • Travel insurance;
    • Visa (We recommend checking with your local embassy whether you need a visa or not);

  • Day 1: Fogo Island: Full-day Guided Tour from the Airport – Check in

    Stop At: São Filipe Airport, Sao Filipe, Cape Verde
    Be welcomed by our professional driver/Guide at the Airport and depart towards São Filipe, the capital of the island. .

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Sao Filipe, Sao Filipe, Fogo
    There explore “Sobrados” and wander around this charming little town lined with colorful colonial houses.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Municipal Museum, Sao Filipe, Fogo 8220, Cape Verde Adjacent to Casa da Memoria, Sao Filipe, Fogo Cape Verde
    Next, head to the small Municipal Museum and appreciate the simplicity of the objects that portray the local history.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Salinas, Ilha do Fogo, Cape Verde
    Move on to Salinas, a small fishing port with no beaches, but there is a spetacular natural pool, sculpted by nature in volcanic rock. Enjoy a dip into Salina’s natural pool and watch fishermen returning to shore with the day’s catch.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mosteiros, Mosteiros, Fogo
    After a delicious lunch in a local atmosphere, drive northwards to the village of Mosteiros and stroll up the lava flows created by the 1951 eruption, a succession of jagged, dark intrusions on the landscape.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Cha das Caldeiras, Cha das Caldeiras, Fogo
    Enjoy a photo stop at Achada Furna and Cabeça Fundão along the way. Arrive at Chã das Caldeiras National Park and admire uninterrupted views of the volcano and rugged surrounding landscape.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Parque Natural do Fogo, Fogo Island, Fogo Cape Verde
    The tour concludes with drop off at your accommodation in Chã das Caldeiras.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    Accommodation included: Casa Marisa **** or similar
    Check in starts from 2 pm.

    Day 2: Fogo Island Volcano Hiking Tour + Transfer out

    Stop At: Cha das Caldeiras, Cha das Caldeiras, Fogo
    Get picked up at your accommodation in Chã das Caldeiras and walk with your guide until reaching the foot of the Volcano. From there, marvel with the regular view of its active volcanic cone, where the last eruption occurred in 2014. The volcano's surroundings are deep black, composed of lava and a lush green vegetation.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Pico Do Fogo, Cha das Caldeiras, Fogo Cape Verde
    Fallow the tour through fig, vines, apple and pear trees, as well as mustard plants. Start the climb and let your local guide adjust the rate of climbing according to your skills. After 3 hours, reach the highest peak in Cape Verde. From Pico do Fogo, the third highest mountain in the Atlantic Ocean, with 2829 meters of altitude, enjoy one of the most steep and spectacular volcanic cones in the world. After that, take a break for the well-deserved picnic, contemplating an unforgettable 360-degree panoramic view over the entire island of Fogo and start the fun part of the day. Take a walk through the crater and feel the sensation of touching the sky above the clouds. Then, start descending the steep descent of ash for half an hour, sinking your knee-high in Lapilli, a lifetime experience. After doing one of the best things to do in Cape Verde, the tour ends by returning to your accommodation in Chã das Caldeiras.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Stop At: Sao Filipe, Sao Filipe, Fogo
    Enjoy your free time according to the flight schedules, then be picked up your accommodation and depart toward São Filipe Airport.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: São Filipe Airport, Sao Filipe, Cape Verde
    Take your flight back and say goodbye to "Ilha de Fogo"!!!
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch: Fish or meat + water, coffee and dessert
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Custom and private airport pickup according to the arrival scheduled time.Airports
    • Sao Filipe Airport, Fogo Cape Verde
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.


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Organised by Bu Country Tours

Activity ID: V-104417P89

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