Hike Ribeira da Torre - Xoxo
8 km track in a fairytale valley!
Santo Antão is the most famous Cape Verdean island for hiking trips. Its tropical valleys, unusual vegetation and picturesque mountain villages give it its typical image. During the hike you’ll learn a lot about Cape Verdean culture, enjoy breathtaking viewpoints and visit unspoiled places.
Ribeira da Torre, Xoxo and Lombo de Pico (8 km)
This track is more hidden and takes some know-how to explore. A guide is definitely recommended. From a little path uphill the valley close to Xoxo you’ll walk towards the Vinha waterfall. Get closer to the famous rock Lombo de Pico and walk through the sugarcane plantations all the way to Rabo Curto. This track has many curves and twists leading from one beautiful landscape onto the next. Lunch is served in a small, familiar restaurant.
⚠️ You get to choose if you take the long walk for 4,30 hours or the shorter one of 2,30 hours. Note that this track is not suitable for people with vertigo.
Good to know: If you only stay 1 day on Santo Antao we will pick you up by the harbour and bring you back in time for the return ferry. We advise you to take the ferry at 08:00 in Mindelo. Please note that ferry tickets are not included.
☑️ Lunch with dessert and coffee/tea
Prices per person
🎫 €80 (2-3 persons)
🎫 €75 (4+ persons)
🎫 €40 per child (under 12)