CAPE VERDE

Traveling to the islands where the summer lasts 365 days will make your journey to West Africa an unforgettable experience. After experiencing the real Africa, you can relax at white sandy beaches, sip drinks on a chair under a palm tree and look at the crystal blue sea in breathtaking Cape Verde, which is accessible from Dakar in Senegal, not far away from Barra village in The Gambia.

Our partner is a Cape Verdean local tour operator run by German management. Their strength is to combined in high quality and exciting travel programs for groups and individual tourists. It is a responsible and involved travel company that follows the rules of a social- and sustainable tourism. They are seeking an optimal use of environmental resources that constitute a key element in tourism development, maintaining essential ecological processes and helping to conserve natural heritage and biodiversity. They travel in small groups, support local development projects with our activities and choose their partners on spot very carefully.

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Furthermore they always try to ensure viable, long-term economic operations, providing socio-economic benefits to all stakeholders that are fairly distributed, including stable employment and income-earning opportunities and social services to host communities and contributing to poverty alleviation. Cape Verde Islands are a treasure for those who are looking for spectacular landscapes, multifaceted nature, lonely beaches and extremely hospitable inhabitants. Their programs are focused on insight views of culture, recovery, meetings with locals and different activities with a choice of different difficult levels. They offer services ranging from creative individual packages, group travels, accommodation arrangements, domestic flights, transfers, visa arrangements, guided hikes (English, German, French, Portuguese) and many more.

Cape Verde is a volcanic archipelago formed by ten islands, nine of which inhabited, reaching a total surface of 4033 km². Located at 445km off the West coast of Africa, its 510.000 inhabitants are well known for their ‘”morabeza”’ a word that transmits the best these paradise islands can offer.

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Cultural diversity on Santiago island, a piece of Sahara in the Atlantic Ocean on Boavista island, impressing landscapes on the “flower island”- Brava, the fire island Fogo, endless sandy beach on Maio island, paradise of beaches and surfing on Sal island, paradise for nature lovers on Santo Antão island, São Nicolau, island of poets and thinkers and musical Metropolis on Sao Vicente island is waiting for you!

Let yourself be filled with enthusiasm by the magic and the variety of the islands. The scenic beauty, the versatility of the individual islands; desert and tropical woods, volcanic mountains and miles long beaches, colonial buildings and an alive music scene. Every island is a little world for itself and has something special to offer.

To book holidays at Cape Verde, please send e-mail at info@treasuresofwestafrica.com 

 

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