Southern Island


Relaxing on Sal and 1 week "Island Hopping"

(14 days / 13 Nights)

Relax on the beautiful beaches of Sal and combine it with an "Island Hopping" to the southern islands of Cape Verde.

Feel the sun, the ocean and the salt on your skin: You will spend the first week relaxing on Sal – white sandy beaches, turquoise ocean and mostly blue sky will await you here. Take a break from your everyday's life.The second week you will visit the least touristic places on Cape Verde – and it's worth it! You will experience the typical Cape Verdean life and see impressive landscapes – like the spectacular volcanic island Fogo.



Day 1:
Arrival on Sal

Individual arrival with TAP or TUI Fly and transfer to your accommodation.


2. Tag:
Orientation Tour

Guided city tour through Santa Maria.


Day 3 - 7:
Beach Holiday on Sal

Depending on your interests you can go diving, surfing or just relax on the miles long sandy beaches. We show you how to play Oril, the typical local board game and invite you to one of the best cocktail bars with live music. During an island tour you will learn more about the island and its people. To fill your free days with more activities you can go with us on a catamaran tour on the south coast or enjoy a sunset walk along the beach with music and drinks.


Day 8:
Santiago - the Most African Island

Transfer to the airport and domestic flight to Santiago. Transfer to your accommodation in Praia. Explore the capital of Cape Verde on your own.


Day 9:
Traits of History

In the morning we will go to the green valley of Ribeira Grande and visit the former capital Cidade Velha which is now UNESCO world heritage. Your guide will tell you exciting stories about the old times. Afterwards, transfer to Rui Vaz and overnight in a mountain lodge on 1000m above sea level.(B/-/D)

Day 10:
National Park Serra Malagueta

Today we will hike for several hours through the partially green landscape of Serra Malagueta. Along the way you will meet locals at their daily work – traditional corn stamping, laundry or working on the fields. We will pass rich and diverse plants, mango trees and fields in terraces. In the afternoon transfer with beach stop to your accommodation. (B/LB/D)


Duration: 4.5 – 5 h walking time; altitude in hm +220m/ -900m, surefootedness on some places required

Day 11:
... continue to Fogo

Transfer to the airport and domestic flight to Fogo. Upon arrival transfer to your accommodation and guided city tour through the picturesque São Filipe. In the evening we will invite you to a dinner in the colonial town São Filipe. (B/-/D)

Day 12:

Hike along the Bordeira with amazing panoramic views over Pico do Fogo and Chã das Caldeiras. On the way back you can slide down over lava fields with great views over the southern part of Fogo and the Atlantic Ocean. Overnight in Mosteiros..


Duration: 4 hours, altitude in hm +600m/ -700m

Day 13:
Monte Velha - Cape Verde's Biggest Forest

We will ascent through the misty forest and pass by a diverse cultivated landscape with banana-, papaya- and coffee farms – and now and then you will see some traditional farmhouses. The landscape is green and fertile due to the trade wind here. Picnic under eucalyptus trees. Overnight in São Filipe.

Duration: 5-6 h, altitude in hm +1200m/ -1200m

Day 14:
Transfer and Individual Extension

Today is at your free disposal. Transfer to the airport and flight to Santiago. (B/-/-)



B = Breakfast

L = Lunch

LB = Lunch-bags

D = Dinner

Included Services

  • 13 overnights, 7x typical 2-star- hotel on Sal (other categories are possible), 3x good pension on Santiago , 1x pension in Mosteiros, 1x 3-star hotel in Sao Filipe
  • breakfast, 3x lunch-bags, 4x dinner
  • domestic flights Sal - Santiago - Fogo - Sal
  • descripted program including all transfers
  • local English speaking guide on Santiago and Fogo, German speaking support on Sal

If you are interested in this package, please request through our contact form. We will send you a proposal immediately.

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