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Santiago Island: Longueira, Pico de Antónia & Monte Tchota Trek

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Marvel at the beautiful landscape of Santiago on this guided trek. Get a taste for local life in the village of Longueira and visit a rum distillery. Hike up Pico de Antónia, the island's highest point, and then explore the untouched Monte Tchota natural park.

Itinerary Details

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Pass By: Praia

Begin your tour with pickup at your accommodation in Praia then head towards the village of Longueira in São Jorge dos Órgãos.

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There, visit the local rum-making distillery (The Rum production season runs from January 1 st to May 31st), the primary school, and Lemba Lemba Eco Camp.

Duration: 1 hour

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Move on to Pico de Antónia, enjoy a walk among local houses carved out of steep rocks and meet local farmers among mangoes, manioc and papaya plantations.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pico de Antonia

From the 1000-meter (3,280-foot) summit, delight in panoramic views of the São Jorge Valley and the possibility to see the volcano on Fogo Island.

Duration: 1 hour

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On the way to Monte Tchota Natural Park, look out for endemic plants, animals, and birds threatened with extinction. Altogether, the trek involves 5 hours uphill, with a stop for a small picnic and spectacular views of beautiful landscapes.

Duration: 1 hour

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Your trek finishes in the natural park of Monte Tchota in Rui Vaz.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Praia

Finally, drive back to Praia and the tour concludes with drop-off at your accommodation.

Duration: 30 minutes