Boa Vista Island: Half-day Northern Tour + Viana Desert Adventure

Explore some highlights of Boa Vista Island in this four Hour tour, Have opportunity to visit Rabil, meet locals and visit a local handicraft production. Admire the Viana Desert, Visit an old boat “Cabo Santa Maria" which is a symbol of Boa Vista Island, visit also the beautiful Fatima Church.

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3 to 4 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Private transportation
    • Hotel Pick up and Drop off
    What's excluded :
    • Personal Expenses
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Rabil, Rabil, Boa Vista

    Get picked up at your hotel and depart towards Rabil, the second most populated village in Boa Vista. There, meet locals, visit a local handicraft production, and appreciate the work of artisans who dedicate themselves to making decorative pieces with clay from the Barreiro .

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Deserto de Viana, Boa Vista Cape Verde

    Then, take the path into the Viana Desert in the northwestern part of the island, a must-see place for anyone visiting Boa Vista. Marvel in the sand forming dunes brought from the Sahara Desert to the island by the wind over many years. Feel the African wind, the tropical sun, and enjoy the landscape that offers different beauties. Experience walking barefoot on the warm sand and rolling off the dunes and see the curious gaze of goats that live there and feed on the acacias that borders the desert.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cabo Santa Maria, Boa Vista Cape Verde

    Leaving the desert the tour Proceeds towards Cabo Santa Maria, where an old boat can be found “Cabo Santa Maria" has been stranded for 50 years on the sands of "Santa Maria" beach. This old boat is a symbol of Boa Vista and Cape Verde and a source of inspiration for painters and photographers.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Praia da Atalanta, Cape Verde

    In Cabo Santa Maria, you have time to enjoy this nice beach. Next the tour follows towards Sal Rei where you visit the Fatima s Church recently renovated, a breathtaking view of the beautiful sandy coves in the middle of the volcanic rocks.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Boa Vista, Boa Vista

    The tour concludes with drop-off at your accommodation.

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • International Airport Aristides Pereira, Rabil, Cape Verde
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


English - Guide

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Organised by Bu Country Tours

Activity ID: V-104417P19

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