Departures on Mondays:
1 – After having breakfast at our
hotel in Sao Luis, we will take a short flight from
the city into the National Park of Lencois Maranheses.
This is unique experience that doesn’t exists
anywhere in the world, flying above a sand desert
with blue-green colored small lakes between each
sand dune as far as one can see. After landing at
the park’s entrance town, Barreirinhas, we
do check-in at a guest house. Then we will return
to the park, this time by Jeep. Now we will visit
some of the lakes; Lagoa Azul & Lagoa Bonita,
considered to be some of the most beautiful in the
park. Here we will have time to walk around and
take a swim in the clear warm water. Accommodation
in Barreinhas including breakfast.
2 – After breakfast, we will go from
Barreirinhas by a small motor boat on the river
Rio Preguiça, passing fishermen villages
like; Alazão, Vassouras, Mandacaru and Caburé
with is situated at the river month. In Caburé
we will stay in a simple, rustic but nice guest
house. (Breakfast included). Here you will feel
the nearness to the sea.
3 – After breakfast, time to continue,
this time by Toyota (4x4). This adventurous tour
takes approximately 4 hours, passing beaches, rivers,
lakes, sand dunes, etc before arriving the village
of Carnaubeira. From there we will go by boat (1h30)
through the Delta of River Parnaíba, to the
Island of Ilha do Cajú. Accommodation on
the island, incl breakfast.
4 – One day for free chosen activities,
provided on the island of Ilha do Cajú. Note:
Meals and Tours/Activities are optional and not
included in the service. (OBS: Only breakfast is
5 – After breakfast, there will be
a transport by boat, again through the river delta,
to the town of Paraniba. The time will be set locally;
maybe we will have lunch before we go. If we go
in the morning, there might be time for a light
city tour in the pleasant small town of Parnaiba,
in the state of Piaui (This City Tour is Not included).
After the arrival to Parnaíba, we go by car
(Toyota 4x4) to Jericoacoara (3hours trp). Accommodation
at chosen guest house in Jericoacoara, incl breakfast.
6 – The day is "free",
but one suggestion could be a walk to “Pedra
Furada”, and then back to the village of Jericoacoara
to enjoy the sunset from the enormous and characteristic
sand dune, formed as a moon. In the evening, dinner
at some of many nice restaurants and finish the
night dancing the local dance “Forró”.
Accommodation at chosen guest house in Jericoacoara,
incl breakfast. (No other meals are included).
7 – This day could be set for a full
day tour by beach buggy to the regions extremely
beautiful lakes. Here we can enjoy the lake’s
sand beaches, swim in sweet water, eat and drink
something good. In the evening, why not try another
charming bar and restaurant in Jericoacoara. Accommodation
including breakfast. (No other meals are included).
8 – After breakfast, time to continue
to Fortaleza (OBS: The transport Jericoacoara
> Fortaleza is NOT included in this program).
There are several ways to go: 1)
Go by "Jeep" along the beaches, which
takes one full day, 2) Go by buss
or Van which takes 5 to 7 hours, or 3)
Go by air, which takes slightly more than one hour.
Another option could be to stay some more
nights in Jericoacoara. Consult Packtours.