Santiago Island: 4-Hour Calabaceira Valley Hike & Guided Tour to Cidade Velha

Praia, Cape Verde
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What To Expect

Enjoy a 2-hour trek in the Green Valley of Calabaceira with a local guide. Admire the lush vegetation, and explore the history of the first city built by Europeans in sub-Saharan Africa, Cidade Velha, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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Not wheelchair accessible. Not recommended for travelers with back problems. Not recommended for pregnant travelers. No heart problems or other serious medical conditions. Most travelers can participate. We strongly advise wearing hiking pants, especially from August to November. Additionally bring decent footwear, hat, sunscreen and water.. Activity for travelers over 6 years old.. Route File:  Walking Distance: +/- 5 km // Total Walking Duration: +/- 2 hours // Degree of difficulty: Easy // Elevation gain: +/- 3 m // Elevation loss: -/+ 186 m // Max Elevation: +/- 200 m // Min Elevation: +/-  14 m // Trail type: One Way // Path quality: Medium tilt, narrow at the beginning and safe.. This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund. This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers. Confirmation will be received at time of booking

What's included
Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in Praia or Cidade Velha. Transportation. Tour Guide. Liability insurance
What's not included
Lunch. Entrance fee (€5 for São Filipe Fortress)
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08:30 AM

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can-cancel You can cancel your tour until a day in advance
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Traveler pickup is offered
If your accommodation is not listed, please send us an email with your pick-up address.
Airport pick-up is not included. An additional fee will apply for travelers who require this service.


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