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São Luís and Lençóis Maranhenses (Santo Amaro, Lagoa Bonita and Atins) – (7 days and 6 nights)

History and ecological adventure is the theme of this itinerary which brings the cultural richness of São Luís and the essence of the fantastic Lençóis Maranhenses.

World Heritage, the city capital of the state of Maranhão presents compelling secular mansions and its many cultural manifestations such as the Bumba-meu-boi, creole drum and reggae. In Lençóis Maranhenses, surreal landscapes will be seen in the “desert” filled with crystalline lagoons. Visit to communities lost in time, untouched rivers, huge dunes and multicolored lagoons. We will see how close it is to live in an area where nature dictate the rules, experiencing the timeless native way of life. Transformative and unforgettable experience.
Segments: Eco-tourism, adventure, culture and slow food.

Day by day

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  • Day 1 - City of Origin - São Luís

    Destino: Eco-Cultural Route Plus

    Arrival in São Luís and transfer to the chosen accommodation. Free tour to visit the downtown Historical Center (in accordance with the schedule landing)

  • Day 2 - São Luís

    Destino: Eco-Cultural Route Plus

    Breakfast and departure to Alcantara. Shuttle Hotel up the ramp and crossing to the Mainland catamaran, lasting approximately 1:20, according to the board the tides. City tour (visit the churches, museums and ruins), boat tour to the Island Deliverance, walk along the beach and swarming of guarás the evening. Return to the hotel.

  • Day 3 - São Luís – Santo Amaro

    Destino: Eco-Cultural Route Plus

    After breakfast, embark on micro- bus (optional: overflight by the Grandes Lençóis) towards Santo Amaro in Lençóis Maranhenses.
    After 3h arrival at the village of Sangue head off on 4×4 trails to sand bucolic Santo Amaro, scene of the movie Casa de Areia. We will be greeted by transparent Rio Alegre, embracing the city along with the coconut trees and dunes. After check in and lunch (not included), visit the 4×4 Private Pond Gaivotas passing through the area of lakes and fields. We ascend the dune walk that will give us an insight of Lençóis Maranhenses splendor, with magnificent Lagoon Gaivotas at our feet. Worth a walk through the dunes and a dip in the waters translucent awaiting the fantastic setting of the sun.
    Overnight in Santo Amaro.

  • Day 4 - Santo Amaro – Barreirinhas

    Destino: Eco-Cultural Route Plus

    After breakfast and on board of our private 4×4, we will visit one of the most unspoiled regions and impacting the Lençóis Maranhenses. We begin with the Espigão region of long and high dunes that divide our attention with beautiful Rio Alegre and the rich vegetation of the site.
    We will follow up the magic to Betânia banks of your pond, where we will make a pleasant canoe ride up the huge dunes in the opposite. The exuberant nature and overwhelming, the slow way of life of residents transport us to an atmosphere of dreams.
    After lunch we will continue by private car until Barreirinhas spend the night.

  • Day 5 - Barreirinhas

    Destino: Eco-Cultural Route Plus

    After breakfast , we will leave the target with 4×4 Lençóis Maranhenses National Park.
    We will cross the river Preguiças on the ferry and travel 40 minutes from trails to a vast steep dune. Upstairs the view of Lençóis is breathtaking , and we can have a idea of ​​its magnitude. We walk five
    minutes to Lagoon Bonita for diving . After lunch (not included ) we will further explore the impressive Lençóis Maranhenses. Then, we continue on sand tracks to the Lagoa Azul and Peixes and their incredibly clear waters. Then a five minutes walk of dunes and sore to the famous Blue Lagoon , an irresistible invitation for a diving . For those who want to explore further the spectacular expanse of Lençóis, it is
    worth the 20 minute walk to the beautiful Lagoon of Peixes. Before returning to the inn, will experience the setting sun on Lençóis Maranhenses one of the most striking experiences nature can provide. Overnight Barreirinhas.

  • Day 6 - Barreirinhas - Caburé - Atins

    Destino: Eco-Cultural Route Plus

    After breakfast, and with bags packed, deaprture to the port where we will embark on speedboats (“voadeiras”) to Caburé Preguiças to Praia. Along the way, palms and mangroves are home to birds, reptiles and mammals. The first stop will be at Vassouras, one of the many points where the dunes bed are small of Rio Preguiças. Nails are monkeys and parrots party tourists who stop to cool off cold drinks served in the shadows of the tents. We follow the speedboat to the lighthouse Mandacaru, the town of the same name, which in the upper part of his 360 eight stories reveal all
    exuberance of the place. We will continue to the village of Caburé and rustic lodges and restaurants, where we have lunch (not included). after lunch cross the lazy village
    Atins spend the night (Optional Hike National Park or restaurant Luzia).

  • Day 7 - Atins – Barreirinhas – São Luís

    Destino: Eco-Cultural Route Plus

    Breakfast. Free breakfast (optional: tour to the National Park or the Restaurant Luzia). After lunch, return on speedboat until Barreirinhas by Rio Preguiças. Return to São Luís in micro-buses. End of services.

    Important: The itineraries available on this route may suffer
    order and route changes due to natural conditions.


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