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St Helena to Cape Verde

St Helena to Cape Verde

This little itinerary operates during the northbound spring migration of birds such as Arctic Terns and Long-tailed Skuas.  The chances of seeing whales are high during the days at sea. The Plancius offers comfort but not luxury and presents very good value.

Highlights:  St Helena – Ascension Island – Cape Verde Islands

Dates: 22 April 2020 – 2 May 2020

Journey: 10 Days

Days 1-2

Sailing the Ridge

Departing St Helena you sail along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, the submarine mountain range running some 10,000 miles from the Arctic Ocean to near the southern tip of Africa.

Days 3-4

Onward to Ascension Island

This dry volcanic island is a home to the sooty tern (also known as the wideawake bird). It is estimated that the colony here sometimes grows to over a million breeding pairs.

You may get the chance for a hike to the top of this island, and a visit the shore to sight green turtles laying eggs on the beach.

Days 5-9

Cross the Equator

Joining you across the Equator are Arctic terns and long-tailed skuas in their northbound spring migration.

Day 10

Praia, Santiago Island

Disembark at Praia on Santiago Island, the capital of the Cape Verde Islands.

Here you can visit the historic Cidade Velha with its imposing fortress built as a defence against English raiders. Other sights include the oldest Christian church in the tropics, and the slave whipping post in the main square.

Please contact us to discuss extensions and flights.

Dates: 22 Apr 2020 – 2 May 2020

Prices: from £1385 per person excluding flights, based on a twin/double cabin. (NB. Subject to exchange rate fluctuations).

Please call us for further information and to discuss cabin types and prices, options and extensions.

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