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Steep and curvy road to get to the top, but so worth it. Either hike or just enjoy the wonderful view. Monte Verde was once very green, but it's still the highest point in Mindelo where you feel you're elsewhere..
We took a taxi up to the top (our joints are no longer fit for the walk from the aluguer drop point. We waited for a day when the visibility was good.
The views are stunning of São Vicente and neighbouring islands. Well worth the...More
We had a fantastic memorable morning trip by local transport up Monte Verde, the driver was fantastic, he took us to some local beaches and markets in the town all included in the trip , once up the mountain, we took some fantastic photo's of...More
Our host @Georgette provided us a 1/2 tour of the island of Sao Vincente starting with the Alto Fortim a pleasant but graffiti covered decaying old fort up high in Mindelo but then proceeding to Monte Verde a site that is actually green and provides...More
We were looking for an activity to do in Sao Vicente and ended climbing the monte verde. The hike is easy in a paved road. It is quite nice as it is across plantation but be careful with the weather as we had very low...More
One of us walked up and took the same amount of time as the others who drove up, stopping to look for birds and take photos. It is quite windy on top but go past the security guards with rifles, round the outside of the...More
This is worth the bumpy journey on the rough road from Mindelo just for the views of the main town and harbour and the surrounding mountains. The landscape is volcanic and barren withvery little to see except a few goats and run down buildings. The...More
Hired a taxi for a 2.5hr tour of the Island which included going up Monte Verde. An interesting journey up the twisty volcanic paved road. You cannot go right to the top but the views are good especially looking down on Mindelo & across to...More