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Assomada Day Trip

Explore the heart of Santiago Island with this excursion to Assomada. You'll see typical villages and the oldest tree in Cape Verde!

Assomada Day Trip

We'll pick you up at 9 am from your hotel in Praia, and from there hit the road to the heart of the island of Santiago. First of all, we'll make a stop in São Domingos for a little breakfast: here that means some corn pancakes and a glass of punch.

Then we'll visit the São Domingos Eco Centre to discover more about the local animals and plants: a great place to get in touch with nature without leaving the centre of the city! Then we'll hit the road again, and pass through the towns of San Lorenzo de los Órganos and Picos

Arriving at Assomada we'll make our way to the Cruz de Picos viewpoint, where you'll enjoy some spectacular views of the Valle de Fonte at your feet. And we'll pass through the Assomada central square, as well as visiting the Norberto Tavares Cultural Centre and the Municipal Market to get a feel for daily life in the town.

Then we'll enjoy a delicious traditional fish lunch in a local restaurant, before making a stop at the Poilao reservoir where you can see the oldest tree in Cape Verde! How old is it? That's a secret only to be revealed on the tour!

Finally, we'll accompany you back to your hotels, putting an end to the excursion around 5 pm. 

Covid-19 Measures

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Adults Children from 6 to 11 Children under 6
English Language Tour
US$ 64
US$ 48.30

English Language Tour

  • Adults

    US$ 64
  • Children from 6 to 11

    US$ 48.30
  • Children under 6


More Information


8 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.


Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport by bus or minibus.

English speaking guide.

Entry to the São Domingos Eco Centre.

Entry to the Norberto Tavares Cultural Centre.



When to book?

Bookings are permitted up until 48 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.


No, not advisable for people with reduced mobility.



Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

    Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 64
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 4 days before

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 4 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.