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Pico Do Fogo

Cha das Caldeiras, Fogo, Cape Verde
+238 929 94 87
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Best guide ever

We had a great time on Fogo. The Island is very beautiful, but the absolute highlite of our... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vulcano with Fabio

We had a great tour to the top with Fabio, the best guide ever! But what a heavy trip, you... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark H
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Cha das Caldeiras, Fogo, Cape Verde
+238 929 94 87
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time on Fogo. The Island is very beautiful, but the absolute highlite of our vacation was climbing Pico Do Fogo. We had the best guide one can imagine. Fabio, who grew up at Cha das Caldeiras, knows the vulcano from the...More

3  Thank jenske87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great tour to the top with Fabio, the best guide ever! But what a heavy trip, you definitely will underestimate it...! Start early, have a breakfast in the vulcano vallei and be prepared for an experience you won’t forget. To find Fabio...More

1  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This is obviously the #1 thing to do in Fogo. We were staying in a hotel in Sao Filipe and were very lucky to find an excellent local guide (number below) the evening before we made this trip. It's a long walk after a taxi...More

2  Thank Peter T
Reviewed 23 July 2017

My kids (aged 12 and 14) and I did the trip to the top of Pico Do Fogo then round the crater and down to the smaller volcano. My daughter is not particularly active but managed to keep a decent pace for the 6.5 hour...More

Thank JimAdds
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Volcano was primary reason I've come to Capo Verde. And it worth that. Around 2 hours to get to the top and around an hour to descend from the other side of volcano. How to get there? 3 options. 1st, take a taxi, it will...More

3  Thank Алмат К
Reviewed 8 March 2017

great place, beautiful caldera and montain, walking before sunset had better view,on 2015 there was an eruptin covering houses

Thank Zippi_11
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This is about trip from Sal by plane to the crater rather than climbing the volcano The crater is an amazing place...eruption in 2014 covered the village to some depth with lava. Locals have come back to rebuild their vineyard and attract tourists Well worth...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Our original plan had been to stay at Casa Marisa and go up the Pico do Fogo with a local guide. Due to a back injury of mine a few days earlier on São Vicente island we had to give up this idea. At least...More

2  Thank saronic
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We visited the small village sunk under the latest eruption and it was a shocking view, a mixture of sorrow and vital reaction, very instructive. Then the stroll under the peak, across the "moon-like" view created by the volcano were magic and incredible, really one...More

Thank roseglobe
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We set out from our hotel in the valley of Cha das Caldeiras just before it got light to begin our ascent of Fogo. The darkness was intensified by the blackness of the surrounding lava flow until gradually we saw other torches heading towards the...More

Thank DinahXX
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3 January 2017|
Response from DinahXX | Reviewed this property |
I went on an all inclusive trip so unsure of exact costs. However you should stay in village at foot of volcano for early start. I had Cecilio Montrond (mob +238 9882127) as my guide who was fantastic. He also has a small... More
8 November 2016|
Response from antoonsix | Reviewed this property |
we hired a van with driver who drove us all over the island. really impressive
10 October 2015|
Response from antoonsix | Reviewed this property |
i think not possible to "climb" pico the fogo since the recent volcanic eruption. but you can "walk around"