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Santiago Island: Praia City Tour & Highlights of Cidade Velha provided by Bu Country Tours

Santiago Island: Praia City Tour & Highlights of Cidade Velha

Santiago Island: Praia City Tour & Highlights of Cidade Velha
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
5h
Hotel pickup offered
Group size:
8
Near public transportation
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    5h
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Group size:
    8
  • Near public transportation
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Explore Plateau and visit the Municipal Market Discover the birthplace of Cape Verdean nation and culture Explore Cidade Velha - World Heritage Site Discover the ruins of the first sub-Saharan African Cathedral Have a delicious lunch overlooking the sea
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
Portuguese, English, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 104417P14
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (hotels in Praia or Cidade Velha only)
  • Private Transportation
  • Professional Tour Guide (English, French, Portuguese and Spanish)
  • Liability insurance
  • Entry/Admission - Farol de D. Maria Pia
  • Entry/Admission - Praca Alexandre Albuquerque
  • Entry/Admission - Mercado de Sucupira
  • Entry/Admission - Fortaleza Real de San Felipe
  • Entry/Admission - Se Catedral
  • Entry/Admission - Santiago
  • Entry/Admission - Rue Banana
  • Entry/Admission - Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario
  • Entry/Admission - Convento de Sao Francisco
Exclusions
  • Entrance fees per person (€5 for Royal Fortress, €2 for light house)
  • Lunch, drinks and personal expenses.
Duration
5h
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • we will pick you up anywhere in the city, if your accomodation is not listed, please send us an email with your pick up adress.
  • Ports:
  • Port of Cape Verde Archipelago Beach, WF7X+2RH, Praia, Cape Verde
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Note that the Municipal Market is closed on Sundays.
  • Note that the Fortress of São Filipe is closed on holidays.
  • A small amount of walking is involved
  • Please bring comfortable clothes, a hat and sunscreen
  • Most travellers can participate
  • No serious Medical conditions
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Inclusions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (hotels in Praia or Cidade Velha only)
  • Private Transportation
  • Professional Tour Guide (English, French, Portuguese and Spanish)
  • Liability insurance
  • Entry/Admission - Farol de D. Maria Pia
  • Entry/Admission - Praca Alexandre Albuquerque
  • Entry/Admission - Mercado de Sucupira
  • Entry/Admission - Fortaleza Real de San Felipe
  • Entry/Admission - Se Catedral
  • Entry/Admission - Santiago
  • Entry/Admission - Rue Banana
  • Entry/Admission - Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario
  • Entry/Admission - Convento de Sao Francisco
Exclusions
  • Entrance fees per person (€5 for Royal Fortress, €2 for light house)
  • Lunch, drinks and personal expenses.
Departure details
  • Traveller pickup is offered.
  • we will pick you up anywhere in the city, if your accomodation is not listed, please send us an email with your pick up adress.
  • Ports:
  • Port of Cape Verde Archipelago Beach, WF7X+2RH, Praia, Cape Verde
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
5h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Note that the Municipal Market is closed on Sundays.
  • Note that the Fortress of São Filipe is closed on holidays.
  • A small amount of walking is involved
  • Please bring comfortable clothes, a hat and sunscreen
  • Most travellers can participate
  • No serious Medical conditions
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Praia
    Stop: 10 minutes
    See details
  • 2
    Farol de D. Maria Pia
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 3
    Praca Alexandre Albuquerque
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 4
    Mercado de Sucupira
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 5
    Cidade Velha
    Stop: 20 minutes
    See details
  • 6
    Fortaleza Real de San Felipe
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 7
    Se Catedral
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 8
    Pelourinho
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 9
    Rue Banana
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
    See details
  • 10
    Igreja Nossa Senhora do Rosario
    Stop: 15 minutes - Admission included
    See details
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Martijn S
Duong Dong, Vietnam61 contributions
Admilson was our tour guide
And he is the best tour guide in the country
Super friendly and good info about the history’s
Super relaxed and good arranged
This is absolutely the best tour in Cape Verde
Written 28 December 2021
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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570sebastianh
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Excellent Tour Guide
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leciel83
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Great tour and great fun
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Worth it!!! Do youself a favor and BOOK!
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BU Country Tours is the best in Cabo Verde
I did two tours with BU Country on back to back days and they were both excellent. The owner is extremely friendly
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Best option if you really want to get to know Cape Verde.
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Good reliable company
I have booked a lot of tours with Bu Country Tours and could always rely on them. They was always on time and even
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Nice Town
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Great hiking trip
Maybe one of the best hiking trips you can make in Cape Verde. The landscape is absolutely awesome. the guide was e
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Amazing Service
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Service at its best!
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