Day trip

From Praia: Hike and Picnic in Serra Malagueta Natural Park

Activity provider: Bu Country Tours

From Praia: Hike and Picnic in Serra Malagueta Natural Park

Activity provider: Bu Country Tours

From £75.88 per person

Explore Santiago's natural beauty on this tour from Praia to the Serra Malagueta Natural Park. Hike through the park and stop for a nice picnic before reaching the Hortelã valley.

About this activity

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese, French, Spanish
Pickup included
Pickup starts 10 minutes before the start time of the tour.
Private or small groups available


  • Immerse yourself in local culture as you meet and learn about local families
  • Marvel at incredible views from the top of Serra Malagueta Natural Park
  • Walk among park's endemic plants and stop for a delectable picnic
  • Keep an eye out for animals like vervet monkeys and gray-headed kingfishers
  • Take advantage of the convenient hotel pickup and drop-off service
Full description

Take a nature walk through Serra Malagueta Natural Park, the Gongon valley, and the Hortelã valley on this tour from Praia. Eat a delicious picnic lunch of juice, fruit, and a sandwich. 

Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your accommodation in Praia. Sit back and enjoy the drive to Serra Malagueta Natural Park. Start your hike at 1,000 meters above sea level.

See local flora and keep an eye out for local wildlife like vervet monkeys and gray-headed kingfisher birds. Take in views of jagged hills and lush greenery on your way down the slope.

Pass deserted villages and meet local families. Learn about the way of life in these remote mountain areas. Stop for a picnic before continuing east. Cross the Gongon valley and reach the Hortelã valley. Return to your accommodation in Praia at the end of your tour.

  • Pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in Praia
  • Transportation
  • Tour Guide
  • Picnic (soft juice + sandwich + fruit)
  • Liability insurance
  • Entrance fee to the park €2 per person
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are required while indoors

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Important information

What to bring

  • Hat
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Water

Product ID: 411379