Barra Grande and Jericoacoara with Delta of Parnaiba – (8 days and 7 nights)
White sands, calm, clear and warm sea packed by constant winds are characteristic of these two northeastern paradises. Kite surfing kites are perfect for those who enjoy the rustic without giving up the charm of the villas and the comfort of the lodges. Barra Grande in Piauí is the most recent discovery of travelers in the world, among the ten must-see destinations in the world in 2014 (Jornal O Estado de São Paulo). Jeri since the 80’s is visited by travelers from all over the world in search of bucolic landscapes. Sun & beach and a hint of ecotourism are contemplated in this itinerary for young people of all ages and families.
- All accommodations with breakfast in the chosen category.
- All land, nautical and tour services.
- Travel insurance and backpack Eco Adventure Tour.
Important: The tours available in this itinerary may undergo modifications of order and route as a result of natural conditions.
Day by day
Day 1 - Departure from Parnaíba to Barra Grande
Arrival in Parnaíba and transfer in private vehicle where we will visit the Portinho Lagoon, postcard of Piauí from where we will follow a panoramic tour through the beaches of Atalaia, Coqueiro and Maramar to the picturesque tree. After 35 km paved, we will reach the charming Barra Grande, a beach of calm and clear waters, a paradise for kitesurfers from all over the world, who come in search of the trade winds that blow there without ceasing. Overnight in Barra Grande.
Days 2 and 3 - Barra Grande
On the first day we will experience some of the way of life of the natives with the delightful canoe ride and horse-drawn carriage for observation of seahorses in the Rio Cardoso estuary. The tide table will determine the times of each tour on this day (optional: ride to the Parnaíba Delta). Overnight in Barra Grande.
On the second day, after breakfast, depending on natural conditions, after coffee, there is the possibility of a canoe trip (not included) for sighting of the Projeto Raríssimo Peixe-Boi Marinho in Cajueiro da Praia, where the headquarters Center for Marine Mammals / ICMBio. Exit Barra Grande towards the Tatus Harbor, where we will embark at around 3pm. by speedboat through the majestic labyrinth of islands of the Parnaíba Delta towards Caju Bay and Guarás Island, where we will stop at Morro do Meio for a quick walk on the gigantic dunes of Caju Bay and a dip in the waters of Parnaíba. The beautiful bird of the guará name with its plumage of a bright red can be seen the hundreds while they perch at the sunset (the sighting of animals depends on several factors conjugated), in a rare and unforgettable spectacle. We will return to the Port of Tatus, where we will be transferred back to Barra Grande where we will spend the night.
Day 4 - From Barra Grande to Jericoacoara
According to the tide, we will leave Barra Grande towards Jericoacoara for the 115 km of asphalt to the ferry, at the mouth of the Coreaú River in Camocim, with which we will cross to the white dunes and the carnaúbas of Ilha do Amor. The 4 × 4 will follow the seafront to the beach of Tatajuba. We can descend the funnel dune using sandboard boards rented on site (not included). In the Torta Lake, we will be delighted with the little fish in the water and the seafood from the curious “live” menu of Didi’s restaurant. The second ferry crossing will take place on Guriú Beach, with its green water channel and the mangrove cemetery. We will follow the waterfront to Jericoacoara in time to enjoy the sunset on the famous dune of the same name, daily ritual of the residents and visitors of the place. Overnight in Jericoacoara will give you a chance to enjoy the village’s nightlife, its restaurants, shops and bars.
Day 5 to 7 - Jericoacoara
Excellent day to enjoy Jericoacoara, great for light walks through its sandy streets full of small shops. You can also take walks in quadricycles or horses, as well as the excellent sea bath, especially in Praia da Malhada, which has small “baths” of warm water formed on the rocks. If you prefer, just lie on the sun loungers and let time pass you by. Overnight in Jericoacoara.
The following day, after breakfast, off-road tour to the Paradise and Heart Lagoons, with a visit to Pedra Furada, a postcard from Ceará, which we will reach in a 20 minute walk from Praia do Preá. In the Paradise Lagoon, the vibrant color of the place refers to the Caribbean havens: fine, extremely white sand is mixed with the green of the undergrowth and coconut palms, which in turn frame the turquoise blue of the crystal clear water. Excellent structure of bars and restaurants. Overnight in Jericoacoara.
Third day in Jericoacoara is free.
Day 8 - From Jericoacoara to Parnaíba
After the coffee, we will continue back to Parnaíba where we will embark towards the city of origin
There are three categories of accommodation for this tour:
Light, Comfort and Stars.
Light: Comfort and economy hotels and specially selected lodgings.
Comfort: The best value for money. Hotels and tourist and comfortable lodges that keep a certain functional charm.
Stars: For more demanding, brings together superior apartments in the best hotels in each destination.
All accommodations with breakfast in the chosen category:
3 nights in Barra Grande and 4 nights in Jericoacoara
TRANSFERS AND TOURS
Canoeing and horse-drawn carriage for observation of seahorses (regular).