This off-the-beaten-track journey explores some little known secrets of Brazil such as the fascinating Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, the Parnaiba Delta and the beaches and dunes of Jericoacoara. Add a visit to the remote Serra da Capivara, combine the itinerary with other Brazilian destinations or undertake it as a round trip that starts and ends in Fortaleza.
Arrive in São Luis and stay for 1 night (N)
Head to Barreirinhas for an overnight stay and
explore the rolling white-powder dunes and blue
lagoons of Lençóis Maranhenses. (B)
Take a boat along the Rio Preguiças and visit
small river settlements. Drive along the deserted
ocean beach to the river port of Parnaíba for an
overnight stay. (B)
Explore the vast Parnaíba delta before driving to
Jericoacoara, a former fishing village surrounded
by golden dunes, for a 3-night stay. (B)
Transfer to Fortaleza (approximately 4-5 hours by
road) for an onward flight. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
It is also possible to add a visit to the
semi-arid Serra da Capivara National Park.
Hotel Pousada dos Ventos is a simple hotel located in the centre of Parnaíba. Rooms feature a minibar, air conditioning and television, while facilities include a bar, restaurant and swimming...
MyBlue Hotel is a charming beachside boutique property that nestles amid lush tropical gardens. The 80 air-conditioned rooms and suites are decorated in bold colours and offer garden, pool or ocean views. Unwind by one of the large swimming pools or at the beach lounge area, then enjoy the delicious fresh seafood and views from the beachside restaurant, shaded by mango and tamarind trees. The hotel also offers a spa, massage area, gym and wireless internet...
Porto Preguiças Resort is located on the banks of the Preguiça River and is surrounded by well preserved natural vegetation. It offers 31 comfortable rooms decorated with local crafts and equipped with air conditioning and television. There is a bar, restaurant, swimming pool, sauna, fitness room and a small private beach by the...
The Pousada Portas da Amazonia is a converted colonial house located in the heart of Sao Luis. The hotel has 29 air-conditioned rooms with views of the historic centre or the gardens. There is a lounge with reading area, a cyber café with internet connection and a massage room. Home-made breakfast is served in the garden and a pizzeria opens in the evenings in the internal part of the...
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BNE2017: 6 Nights
Capital of the state of Maranhão, the colonial town of São Luís is a Unesco world...
Jericoacoara is a charming former fishing village surrounded by huge golden sand dunes,...
Parnaíba, once a major river port and now a pleasant, crumbling colonial town, is a...
The Lençóis Maranhenses offers a rare and stunning natural phenomenon of sweeping white...