Santo Antão: Trekking Cova de Paúl Volcano Crater - Ribeira de Paúl

Explore the most famous hiking trail in Santo Antão. Enjoy a 3-hour hike from Cova Natural Park to the Green Valley of Paúl with a local guide. Have breathtaking views of Paúl Volcano Crater above 1000 meters high.

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5 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Private transportation
    • Guiding Service
    What's excluded :
    • Alcoholic Beverages - The Grogue tasting it is optional and is not included in the price.
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Porto Novo, Porto Novo, Santo Antao

    Get picked up at your accommodation in Porto Novo or others listed locations and drive through the mountains until your reach Cova Natural Park

    Stop At: Cova - Krater, Bergstrasse von Santo Antao, Ribeira Grande, Santo Antao 1110 Cape Verde

    Have your first stop at Cape Verde's largest volcanic crater, Cova de Paúl. There, have a panoramic view of the extinct volcano and enjoy breathtaking landscapes of the immense and green round plain inside of the crater used as agricultural fields. Start your 3,5 hour hike from 1,100 meters above sea level, with an oasis of vast vegetation emerging in its interior. Then, reach the crater’s edge and have the best and the most breathtaking view ever: standing on the edge of the crater, look out over the impressive green valley of Paul that lies in the depth before you plus the beautiful ocean view that is 10 kilometers away.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Strasse ins Paul Tal Vila das Pombas, Santo Antao Cape Verde

    After that, start the zigzagging part of the hike, going down via a stone path for 3 hours. During the descent, explore Cape Verde’s greenest valley, see and learn about native flora and fauna, soak up scenic views of the island's landscapes and have opportunity to see abandoned vineayrds, sugar cane and banana plantations; mango, avocados and coconut trees. Next, experience the production of a local rum-making distillery and taste the famous “grogue” (The Rum production season runs from January 1 st to May 31st).

    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Porto Novo, Porto Novo, Santo Antao

    After that, drive back through beautiful vegetations and pass by Sinagoga, Vila das Pombas and Janela Village.The tour concludes with drop-off at your accommodation.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredPorts
    • Terminal de balsas de Porto Novo, Porto Novo, Cape Verde
    • Terminal de balsas de Porto Novo, Porto Novo, Cape Verde
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Near public transportation
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not recommended for those who are afraid of heights
    • 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.


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Organised by Bu Country Tours

Activity ID: V-104417P63

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