Full-day Maio Island Tour

Have a typical breakfast with a local family;
Dive into the blue, crystal-clear waters;
Experience the local production of goat cheese with locals:
Marvel at dunes formed from desert sands;
Visit the local craft center and meet locals.

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6 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Private transportation
    • Entry/Admission - Porto Inglês
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Porto Inglês, Cape Verde

    Get picked up in your accommodation and depart toward the city center. Start your discovery from the Eco-Museum. There, learn about the history of the colonization of the island, rooted in the exploitation of salt, which was exported to several countries such as Brazil until the 19th century. After, visit the Salinas wetland of Porto Inglês and have a chance to see the locals producing Salt.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Morro, Morro, Maio

    Next, drive to Morro village and have a typical breakfast with a local family including the famous Cape Verdean Cuscuz.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Praça Calheta do Maio, Calheta, Cape Verde

    Your tour progresses to the locality of Calheta, where a visit to its handcraft center gives you the opportunity to buy some souvenirs. Then, continue towards the agricultural and fishing areas until the Morrinho dunes. There, have an easy walk throughout the white sand dunes brought by the wind from the Sahara desert.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Pedro Vaz, Cape Verde

    Drive to Pedro Vaz village, the first village to be inhabited, and take a break for a delicious lunch (at your own expense) at a typical, local restaurant. In Ribeira João, experience the local production of goat cheese with locals.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Vila do Maio, Vila do Maio, Maio

    Then, drive back to the capital and there visit São José Fortress, built in the 18th century to protect the island from pirate attacks and Our Lady of Grace Church. The visit ends with a dip at the most beautiful on the island, Bitchirotcha Beach. The tour concludes with drop-off at your accommodation.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick-up included from anywhere in Maio Island.Airports
    • Maio Airport, MAIO AIRPORT, Cape Verde
    • Porto Inglês, Cape Verde
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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.
  • 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-104417P106

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