Santiago Island: Longueira, Pico de Antónia & Monte Tchota Trek

Marvel at the beautiful landscape of Santiago on this guided trek. Get a taste for local life in the village of Longueira and visit a rum distillery. Hike up Pico de Antónia, the island's highest point, and then explore the untouched Monte Tchota natural park.

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6 to 7 minutes


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Private transportation
    • Snacks - Picnic (soft juice + sandwich + fruit)
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    What's excluded :
    • This is a typical itinerary for this product

      Pass By: Praia, Praia, Santiago

      Begin your tour with pickup at your accommodation in Praia then head towards the village of Longueira in São Jorge dos Órgãos.

      Stop At: Eco Camp Lemba Lemba, Cape Verde

      There, visit the local rum-making distillery (The Rum production season runs from January 1 st to May 31st), the primary school, and Lemba Lemba Eco Camp.

      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: São Jorge dos Órgãos, Cape Verde

      Move on to Pico de Antónia, enjoy a walk among local houses carved out of steep rocks and meet local farmers among mangoes, manioc and papaya plantations.

      Duration: 1 hour

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

      From the 1000-meter (3,280-foot) summit, delight in panoramic views of the São Jorge Valley and the possibility to see the volcano on Fogo Island.

      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Estação de Monte Tchota, Cape Verde

      On the way to Monte Tchota Natural Park, look out for endemic plants, animals, and birds threatened with extinction. Altogether, the trek involves 5 hours uphill, with a stop for a small picnic and spectacular views of beautiful landscapes.

      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Rui Vaz, Cape Verde

      Your trek finishes in the natural park of Monte Tchota in Rui Vaz.

      Duration: 1 hour

      Stop At: Praia, Praia, Santiago

      Finally, drive back to Praia and the tour concludes with drop-off at your accommodation.

      Duration: 30 minutes

    • Departure Point :
      Traveler pickup is offered
      Departure Time :
      9:00 AM
      Return Detail :
      Hotel Pickup :
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Near public transportation
      • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
      • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
      • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • 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.


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    Organised by Bu Country Tours

    Activity ID: V-104417P28

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