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Route of Emotions: Dunes & Beach (11 days)

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Abercrombie & Kent Brazil

Sao Luis, Brazil to Fortaleza, Brazil

Valid for Departures Now Through: 31 Dec 2024
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A country of mythical proportions, the Northeast is known for its culture, cuisine and distinctive natural features such us the sand dunes and hundreds of kilometers of pristine beaches.

Itinerary

Day 1
Sao Luis, Brazil

Hotel: Luzeiros Sao Luis
Meals: None

Evening arrival at Sao Luis airport, where you will meet your local tour conductor and transfer to the hotel. State capital of Maranhão São Luís is a city full of traditions and culture. Founded in 1612, it is home to beautiful mansions and townhouses as well as historical town squares. Listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, much of the colonial architecture dating from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries has been restored. The city now houses cultural centers, museums, shops and restaurants. Besides history, the city preserves its traditions. The folkloric events and the architecture of the churches built in the days of slavery are evidence of the vitality and strength of the cultural traditions still alive today.

Day 2
Sao Luis, Brazil

Hotel: Luzeiros Sao Luis
Meals: Breakfast

This morning or afternoon, make a historical walk in the old downtown center of São Luís, a trip to the colonial times of Brazil is what you’ll experience on this tour through the streets of the historical center of São Luis, the only city in Brazil to be founded by the French and not the Portuguese. Evening at leisure.

Day 3
Sao Luis, Brazil

Lençois Maranhenses, Brazil

Hotel: La Ferme de George
Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, depart in a private car to the city of Barreirinhas, located around 3 hours from Sao Luis, the city is the main gate for those who intend to visit the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park. Lençóis Maranhenses State Park, also known as the Brazilian Sahara, offers its visitors incredible scenery of infinite oceans and tall white dunes, as well as thousands of crystal-clear lakes. Lencois Maranhenses is best reached from the city of Barreirinhas. Tours are offered in 4x4 vehicles, crossing small rivers onboard thrilling wooden boats, driving through mile-long white sand dunes and fresh-water lakes.

Day 4
Lençois Maranhenses, Brazil

Hotel: La Ferme de George
Meals: Breakfast

Leave in the morning in a 4x4 vehicle to the Rio Cardosa for a floatation ride, return to the hotel, in the afternoon tour in a private 4x4 vehicle to the lakes of the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, the valleys between the golden landscape are filled with crystal clear blue lagoons, and the result is simply breathtaking. Evening at leisure.

Day 5
Lençois Maranhenses, Brazil

Hotel: La Ferme de George
Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, depart by speed boa (voadeira) through the Preguiças River down to the village of Caburé, the tour make some stops to visit the Pequenos Lençóis and some other small communities along the way, return to the hotel by the end of the day.

Day 6
Lençois Maranhenses, Brazil

Barra Grande, Brazil

Hotel: Casa de San Antonio
Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast, check out the hotel and departure in a 4x4 vehicle crossing the Pequenos Lençóis until the village of Paulino Neves and then by road to the city of Parnaíba. Check in at Casa de Santo Antonio The Charm Hotel Casa de Santo Antonio was born through the recovery of a protected property built in the early last century. It consists of 22 suites individually decorated and furnished to remind us of the charm and elegance of the past, but modernly equipped with air conditioning, LED TVs with cable channels, telephone and wireless internet, safes and minibars, among other, so that the guests can enjoy their stay with comfort and refinement. In addition, the hotel is equipped with pool, jacuzzi, turkish bath, massage room and fitness area for the physical well-being of our guests. Aware of our commitment to the environment, we equipped the hotel with a system of water heating through solar power and lighting with energy saving lamps and LEDs.

Day 7
Barra Grande, Brazil

Hotel: Casa de San Antonio
Meals: Breakfast

Day at leisure.

Day 8
Barra Grande, Brazil

Jericoacoara, Brazil

Hotel: Casana Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Leaving in the afternoon in a 4x4 vehicle to the village of Jericoacoara, 200 km away. In the first 130 km the trip is by road up to the city of Camocim, then we will cross the river Coreaú and continue by beach, according to the tide. Continue the trip for more 60 km through dunes, beaches and mangroves until we reach the village of Jericoacoara. Jericoacoara is an ecological paradise located in an area of environmental preservation, it is small fishing village located in the state of Ceará, around 5 hours from Fortaleza. The sandy streets and absence of streetlights contrast with the lively nightlife and tourism infrastructure. The long coastline of beaches, dunes, clear freshwater lakes and warm natural pools make a perfect setting. The Duna do Pôr do Sol is a must see in the late afternoon. For water sports lovers, this is the place. Here, windsurfers and kitesurfers come from around the world find the perfect amount of wind and waves of all sizes, allowing for the practice of several styles.

Day 9
Jericoacoara, Brazil

Hotel: Casana Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Day at leisure to enjoy the beach, village and relax at the hotel.

Day 10
Jericoacoara, Brazil

Hotel: Casana Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Day at leisure to enjoy the beach, village and relax at the hotel.

Day 11
Jericoacoara, Brazil

Fortaleza, Brazil

Hotel: None
Meals: Breakfast

Day at leisure to enjoy the beach, village and relax at the hotel.

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