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This off-the-beaten-track land-only journey
explores some of Brazil’s little-known
secrets and can be combined with other
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Start your exploration of north-eastern Brazil in the colonial city of São Luis. Stay for 1 night at the Pousada Portas da Amazonia. Time permitting add an optional city tour of the historic centre. (B)
Head to Barreirinhas, a journey of approximately 4.5 hours. From here explore the stunning white-powder dunes and blue lagoons of Lençóis Maranhenses. Stay overnight at Pousada do Buriti or similar. (B)
Take a boat along the Rio Preguiças and visit small river settlements before reaching the Atlantic coast. Transfer along deserted ocean beaches to the river port of Parnaiba. Overnight at Hotel Pousada dos Ventos. (B)
Explore the labyrinth of mangroves, creeks and tropical islands of the Parnaiba delta, one of the largest in the world. In the afternoon drive to Jericoacoara, a relaxed and charming former fishing village surrounded by golden dunes and wild beaches. Stay at MyBlue Hotel for 3 nights and enjoy time at leisure. (B)
Continue to Fortaleza for onward flight connections (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is best suited to the hardier traveller as it includes some basic accommodation and some rougher road journeys over unpaved roads.
Add a pre-tour to the remote Serra da Capivara. This semi-arid national park, a Unesco world heritage site, is home to endemic animal and plant species and its canyons and caves contain incredible prehistoric rock art. Please refer to our tailor-made section or inquire for further details on hotels and extension options.
Prices, based on two people travelling and sharing a twin-room, are intended as a guideline only and will vary according to time of year. This is a suggested itinerary, which can be added to any tour of Brazil or further tailored to suit your individual needs, and does not include international flights. For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
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