(full day excursion - medium hike)
The highest point of Sao Nicolau is the Monte Gordo (1.312m), and its slopes have been protected by the creation in 2005 of the natural park.
Many endemic plants can be found there, and the different trails allow the visitor to discover magnificent sceneries over the island.
On the way back to Ribeira Brava a stop in the Faja valley will be dedicated to get some information about agriculture and to enjoy a coffee break at a rural house to try the famous cuscus made out of manioc.
08h30 : meeting with the guide at the hotel reception and drive to Cachaco
09h00 : walk in the natural park of Monte Gordo. Lunchbags.
14h30 : drive to Faja de Baixo
15h00 : info about agriculture and coffee break
16h00 : drive to Ribeira Brava
16h30 : end of excursion
Starting Point: Ribeira Brava
Endpoint: Ribeira Brava
Difference in altitude: Up 400 m Down 400 m
Walk: 4 h
Included: Lunchbag, Coffee break, Guide and Private transfers