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                     Sand dunes, beaches and Brazil Amazonia cruises                      

Take to the heart of Northeast Brazil where you will explore the Lençois Maranhenses park of a thousand lagoons. Cross the Parnaiba Delta with its fauna and flora to reach the small village of silted Jericoacoara for a relaxing break, before going on an amazing private cruise on the Amazon. Truly immersed in remote Northeast Brazil, off the beaten track, this exceptional tour takes you to the heart of authentic regions just waiting to be discovered!

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Itinerary

  • Day 1: Fortaleza - Aquiraz
  • Day 2: Fortaleza - Jericoacoara
  • Day 3: Jericoacoara
  • Day 4: Jericoacoara
  • Day 5: Jericoacoara - Barra Grande
  • Day 6: Barra Grande
  • Day 7: Barra Grande - Delta of Parnaíba
  • Day 8: Delta of Parnaíba - Atins
  • Day 9: Atins
  • Day 10: Atins - São Luís
  • Day 11: São Luís - Manaus
  • Day 12: Manaus
  • Day 13: Manaus
  • Day 14: Manaus
  • Day 15: Manaus

TRAVEL BOOK

Day 1: Fortaleza - Aquiraz

You will be welcomed at Fortaleza airport by your portugueuse speaking driver, who will drive you to your hotel.

Night at the hotel Carmel Resort****

Included : private transport, transfer arrival, room & breakfast

Day 2: Fortaleza - Jericoacoara

By helicopter you travel to Jericoacoara in only 50 minutes, enjoying a flightseeing along the entire west coast of Ceará, where you will see the most uninhabited and virgin beaches of the state.

Night at the hotel Essenza*****
Included : private transport, room & breakfast

Day 3: Jericoacoara

Departure at 9h00 for a buggy excursion with a local driver to the Lagoa Azul and the Lagoa do Paraíso.
You will make a stop at the Pedra Furada (holed stone) and the Árvore da Preguiça (laziness tree) to take some pictures.
You will then follow to the lagoons to swim and enjoy the hammocks. Lunch (not included) in one of the Lagoa do Paraíso little restaurants.
Ride back to Jericoacoara in the afternoon.


Night at the hotel Essenza*****
Included : local guide, private transport, excursion (private), room & breakfast

Day 4: Jericoacoara

Free day to enjoy the atmosphere of Jericoacoara and its beaches. You will walk barefoot through the village alleys, where all kinds of restaurants can be found, and enjoy the incredible sunset on the closest sand dune to the village.

Night at the hotel Essenza*****
Included : room & breakfast

Day 5: Jericoacoara - Barra Grande

Your driver will pick you up at your hotel in Jeri to go to Barra Grande village.

You will cross rivers, take a bath in the Lagoa Torta lagoon and enjoy the over the water hammocks. After crossing Camocim village, you will arrive at Barra Grande seaside village.

n.b. 3 hours’ transfer.

Night at the Pousada Chic****
Included : private transport, room & breakfast

Day 6: Barra Grande

Free day to enjoy the atmosphere of Barra Grande. Among the possible activities are: kite surf, seahorse watching or walking through the long beach.

Night at the Pousada Chic****
Included : room & breakfast

Day 7: Barra Grande - Delta of Parnaíba

Transfer from Barra Grande to the Delta of Parnaíba.

Depending on your hotel, you will either spend the night on Parnaíba village or on a Delta Island.

Night at the Casa Santo Antônio****
Suite de charme
Included : private transport, room & breakfast

Day 8: Delta of Parnaíba - Atins

Full day transfer from the Delta of Parnaíba to the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park.

You will first take a motorboat through the Delta waterways until Tutoia harbor. On the way, you will have the opportunity to observe the rich Delta fauna. Caimans, monkeys and kingfishers are among the animals you will probably see.

In Tutoia harbor, your driver will be waiting to drive you to the Caburé shoal by a coastal road.

After your lunch in Caburé, you will take a boat for 20 minutes to Atins, one of the gates to the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park.

n.b. 6 hours’ transfer.

Night at La Ferme de Georges****
Dune chalet
Included : private transport, room & breakfast

Day 9: Atins

Departure at 8h00 from your hotel towards the Lençóis Maranhenses Park. After a short 4WD ride to Canto do Atins, you will walk approximately 50 minutes between sand dunes and lagoons and eventually reach the Lagoa Verde. After enjoying a refreshing bath, your driver will take you to a restaurant where you will taste the famous shrimps of Dona Luiza.

Return to Atins around 18h30.

Night at La Ferme de Georges****
Dune chalet
Included : local guide, private transport, excursion (private), room & breakfast

Day 10: Atins - São Luís

In the morning, departure on the Preguiças River for your journey back to São Luís. Lunch (non-included) in Barreirinhas.
Your driver will pick you up at the harbor to drive you to São Luís airport or to your hotel.

Night at the pousada Casa Lavinia***.
Included : private transport, excursion (private), room & breakfast

Day 11: São Luís - Manaus


Half-day city tour of the São Luís historical center: you will be learning the secrets of alleys, XVIIIth and XIXth century colonial mansions and political monuments of São Luís before heading towards the Sé Cathedral, at the end of the avenue Dom Pedro II, which leads to the seaside.
Three hours before your flight, your Portuguese speaking driver will drive you to the airport.

Your driver will come to pick you up at Manaus airport to bring you to your hotel.

Night at the Tropical Manaus Ecoresort****
Included : english speaking guide, excursion (private), transfer departure, private transport, room & breakfast

Day 12: Manaus

You will embark for the first time on the Amazon Eco Boat – a.k.a. Mamie Denise – and meet its lovely crew.
The first excursion will be the famous Meeting of Waters. On the way, you will see the floating market, houses on stilts and the impressive Rio Negro Bridge.

Regional Lunch on board.

In the afternoon, the boat will anchor at the Lake Janauari Ecological Park. You will reach the lake (from July to January depending on the river water levels) by crossing a wooden footbridge over the submerged forest, and probably have the chance to observe monkeys, caimans and birds, as well as giant trees and water lilies.

Sunset and dinner on board.

Anchorage and night on the Mamie Denise***
Included : room & breakfast, english speaking guide, lunch, dinner, excursion (private)

Day 13: Manaus

The first excursion of the day will be either a meeting with the legendary pink river dolphins or piranha fishing (depending on your preference).

Then, you will visit the Amazonian community of Acajatuba, on the river shore.

At night, you will spot the caimans thank to a lantern which light is reflected by their eyes.

Night on the Rio Negro river on the Mamie Denise***
Included : room & breakfast, english speaking guide, lunch, dinner, excursion (private)

Day 14: Manaus

On the third day, you will have time to enjoy river baths and fish if you wish.

The first stop will be made at the Jaraqui community, you will visit with your guide.

In the afternoon, you will go for a pedagogical easy hiking in the jungle (1h30). Your guide will show you tropical medicinal plants.

You will then navigate deeper into the Anavilhanas river archipelago (one of the biggest in the world).

Anchorage in one of the most beautiful scenario of the natural reserve. Night on the Mamie Denise***
Included : room & breakfast, english speaking guide, lunch, dinner, excursion (private)

Day 15: Manaus

Journey back to Manaus. Depending on your flight, you can either go straight to Manaus or make a few stops and arrive around 18h30.
Included : room & breakfast

  Aquiraz

Level : 4*
Included : room & breakfast

Night at the Essenza*****   Jericoacoara

Level : 5*
Included : room & breakfast

Ideally located in front of the sea, the Essenza is one of the most exclusive hotel in Jericoacoara. This high-end hotel has 30 rooms with direct access to the pool. If your room is on the first-floor, then your balcony is a pool. From all the suites you can see the ocean and the sunset dune. The hotel has a huge 1300m2 infinity edge pool with hydro massage and the restaurant is managed by one of Brazil most famous chefs, who will provide you with an authentic gastronomical experience.

Night at the Pousada Chic****   Barra Grande

Level : 4*
Included : room & breakfast

The Pousada Chic is a luxurious villa/hotel located in Barra Grande village. The hotel has five 40m2 suites, built over a one hectare garden with a coconut plantation. Every suite has its private terrace, with an unobstructed view over the sea and mangrove. The four rooms’ villa of 120 m2 can be privatized, becoming the perfect accommodation option for families. The ethnic-chic decoration made with a great deal of taste and the sweet staff members make you never wanting to leave the place.

Casa Santo Antônio   Delta of Parnaíba

Level : 4*
Included : room & breakfast

Casa Santo Antônio is a charming and well-decorated colonial mansion. The hotel is located in the center of Parnaíba, a few minutes away from Porto das Barcas, the habor which gives access to the Delta of Parnaíba. Its luxuriant gardens and swimming-pool area is the perfect place to relax. The hotel has 22 colonial/modern style suites. The Princesa Isabela suite is our favorite: it has a private patio with jacuzzi, which makes you feel like a Princess during your stay.

La Ferme de Georges   Atins

Level : 4*
Included : room & breakfast

La Ferme de Georges is a high-end hotel, which spreads over several hectares in the charming Atins village, at the gate of the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park. The hotel has seven tastefully decorated chalets that can accommodate up to 4 guests. The Tree Chalet, the most luxurious, is 150m2 and has its own tower observatory. The tiny restaurant is supplied by a rice field and a vegetable garden. You will taste the farm production cooked by the talented chef Mark. You will be welcomed by Pierre (the owner) and its family in the best hotel in Atins.

Casa Lavinia   São Luís

Level : 3*
Included : room & breakfast

Night at the Tropical Manaus Ecoresort****   Manaus

Level : 4*
Included : room & breakfast

The Tropical Manaus Ecoresort is a luxury eco-friendly resort located at the gate of the majestic Amazon rainforest, on the river shore. It has 611 colonial and modern style rooms. It is ideally situated at 10 km from the airport and 16 km from Manaus city center.

Cruise 4 days and 3 nights on the Amazon Eco Boat***   Manaus

Level : 3*
Included : room & breakfast, english speaking guide, lunch, dinner, excursion (private)

The Amazon Eco Boat – a.k.a. Mamie Denise – is a private cruise boat that has been restored by Elias and Cécile, a French-Brazilian couple. This cozy and family-like environment is the best way to descover the Amazon rainforest and rivers, departing from Manaus. You will embark on a private cruise, with captain Elias, a man in love with the region, which will answer all your questions with great pleasure, his assistant and a cook, which make the most delicious regional dishes. Our favorite in this region of Brazil!

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