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Boa Vista Island: Half-day Northern Tour + Viana Desert Adventure

Boa Vista Island: Half-day Northern Tour + Viana Desert Adventure Packages
Country: Cape Verde
City: Boa Vista
Duration: 4 Hour(s) - 0 Minute(s)
Tour Category: Half Day Tour

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Explore some highlights of Boa Vista Island in this four Hour tour, Have the opportunity to visit Rabil, meet locals and visit a local handicraft production. Admire the Viana Desert, Visit an old boat “Cabo Santa Maria" which is a symbol of Boa Vista Island, and visit also the beautiful Fatima Church.


Get picked up at your hotel and depart towards Rabil, the second most populated village in Boa Vista. There, meet locals, visit a local handicraft production, and appreciate the work of artisans who dedicate themselves to making decorative pieces with clay from the Barreiro.

Then, take the path into the Viana Desert in the northwestern part of the island, a must-see place for anyone visiting Boa Vista. Marvel in the sand forming dunes brought from the Sahara Desert to the island by the wind over many years. Feel the African wind, and the tropical sun, and enjoy the landscape that offers different beauties.

Experience walking barefoot on the warm sand and rolling off the dunes and seeing the curious gaze of goats that live there and feed on the acacias that border the desert. Leaving the desert the tour Proceeds towards Cabo Santa Maria, where an old boat can be found “Cabo Santa Maria" has been stranded for 50 years on the sands of "Santa Maria" beach.

This old boat is a symbol of Boa Vista and Cape Verde and a source of inspiration for painters and photographers. In Cabo Santa Maria, you have time to enjoy this nice beach. Next, the tour follows towards Sal Rei where you visit the Fatima s Church recently renovated, and a breathtaking view of the beautiful sandy coves in the middle of the volcanic rocks. The tour concludes with a drop-off at your accommodation.


Have a chance to visit a local handicraft production and meet locals

Explore the incredible Viana Desert and feel the African wind and tropical sun

Enjoy a fantastic landscape that offers different beauties

Visit an old boat “Cabo Santa Maria and enjoy this nice beach

Visit the Fatima Church recently renovated

DURATION: Every day from 9 am to 1 pm (3 – 4 hours)


INCLUSIONS: Transportation, pick up and drop off, and guiding (English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish).

EXCLUSIONS: Personal expenses.


Please bring a towel, sunscreen, swimsuit, Comfortable clothes, and close shoes.

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