RISING SUN ROUTE : From Fortaleza to Natal
3 to 5 days
1st Day. FORTALEZA - CANOA QUEBRADA.
Leaving Fortaleza early in the morning, we start our off-road trip at Porto das Dunas, 20 minutes from Fortaleza. This beach is famous for being home of the biggest water park in Latin America.
We ride on several beaches like Prainha, Iguape, Barro Preto, Caponga...each of these with it´s own singularities.
After two river crosses on boats we reach the most famous beaches on our way to Cnoa Quebrada, Morro Branco and Praia das Fontes with its gorgeous colored sand cliffs,. Quick stop for photos, fresh coconut water, swimming...
We continue to Canoa Quebrada and arrive there for lunch. In the afternoon we go to the Dunes for the sunset.
After the sunset, we´ll know another Canoa Quebrada...The main streeet, called Broadway because of it´s bars and restaurants offers fun & food for all tastes.
2nd Day. CANOA QUEBRADA – PONTA DO MEL
After breakfast (depending on the tide of the day) we leave through the wonderful beaches of Icapui. This is one of the most spetacular
landscapes of the whole brazilian Northeast. Small fisherman villages, colored rocks, sand cliffs...
We stop at Ponta Grossa village to appreciate the view and to see this interesting comunity.
We continue by the beaches and a bit of asphalt untill we reach Ponta do Mel in the afternoon.
3rd day. PONTA DO MEL – SÃO MIGUEL DO GOSTOSO
In the morning we leave by the beaches of this region, called the White Coast for it´s dunes and saltworks. We take the Oil Road, with it´s oil fields and wells, to reach the beach again and see the portugueses mark on this territory at the beach of Marco, and there on by the beach again untill São Miguel do Gostoso. Where you´ll breath Brazil´s freshest air.
4th day SÃO MIGUEL DO GOSTOSO – NATAL.
After the brakfast and on the tide time we head to lots of beaches untill Maracajau, here you can scuba dive or snorkel at the reefs to get in touch with the fantastic underwater life (only in the low tide). We continue through the most famous beaches like Jacuma, Genipabu... We´ll arrive in the city of Natal after the sunset.
5th day. NATAL - PIPA
This is the pearl of this coast, Praia de Pipa with its Dolphin´s Bay and cliffs has an energizing atmosphere, with nice hotels and restaurants. At night, good music and parties on the streets and clubs.