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Serra de Malagueta

Hauptstrasse von Praia nach Tarrrafal, Santiago, Cape Verde
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Natural Reserve?

The headquarters are nice and clean, new and with AC. In the park there was no ranger to see. But... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Vlad G
via mobile
beautiful outback of the Santiago island Cabo Verde

if you want to experience the Serra Malagueta on a short (5-6 km) and rather easy walk, just do the... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
Jo D
Leuven, Belgium
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18 Mar 2017
“beautiful outback of the Santiago island Cabo Verde”
16 Nov 2016
“Best hiking on Santiago: Lagoa and Gongon trails”
Hauptstrasse von Praia nach Tarrrafal, Santiago, Cape Verde
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Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The headquarters are nice and clean, new and with AC. In the park there was no ranger to see. But there was a guy with a gun hunting monkeys (did not see any) and people chopping trees. The walk in the reserve is scenic and...More

Thank Vlad G
Reviewed 18 March 2017

if you want to experience the Serra Malagueta on a short (5-6 km) and rather easy walk, just do the Cural de Asno. It follows a plateau, then descends into a ribeira, bringing you close to some old houses, and giving beautiful views of the...More

Thank Jo D
Reviewed 16 November 2016

Santiago does not compare to worldclass Santo Antao for hiking, but Serra Malagueta has some good trails. It is on the main road through the island, so you can easily come with a public aluguer, and then return or continue with another one after your...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I walked through Malagueta a few weeks ago. The weather was amazing as was the scenery and terrain. It's wonderfully diverse. The altitude changes so subtly that you don't realize just how high you are when you reach the peak. I was collecting some Biomechanics...More

Thank evan c
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We walked down through the national park to Hortelao. Long descent through villages and some of the remote parts of Santiago. Beautiful scenery. Chatted (!) to some local families on the way down and it was fascinating to hear (through an interpreter) how they live....More

Thank APClith
Reviewed 13 June 2016

quite good road which we took for our trip from praia to tarrafal. i guess motor cyclists would love it. beautiful environment and the road is quite good.

Thank antoonsix
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This is not a difficult walk, but there is quite a lot of descent ( we dropped about 3300 feet on our walk). We passed through deserted villages and saw a grey headed kingfisher on our way. It is a green and fertile area, and...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 9 February 2016

NIce tracks, great for getting to know the more rural side of Cape Verde and the hospitality of the cape-verdians. Great views!

Thank Dioogoof
Reviewed 28 November 2015

great view, great people, and good place to eat, Serra de malagueta is in the mountains south of Tarrafal, but an exciting taxi ride from the centre takes you upto the cloud covered mountains.

Thank becerra22
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Our visit to the visitor center and the map they gave us still didn't get us on the right trail, or at least we don't think it did. We had a lovely hike in Ribeira Principal and would do (the correct) hike all over again.

Thank Benjamin B
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Bonjour je cherche un guide pour visiter la serra malaguetta? merci
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