National Parks´ Route
Day 1. From Fortaleza to the National Park of Jericoacoara
We leave by the morning heading to the beach of Cumbuco, and from there on we go off-road by the beaches of Pecem, Taiba,
Paracuru and Lagoinha, where we can make a quick stop for lunch and some snacks. After a while we continue by the beaches of Guajiru, Flexeiras, Embuaca and the paradisiacal Mundau. There we cross the river on a tipical "ferry boat" to reach the beach of Baleia and from there we get to the National Park of Jericoacoara.
Dia 2. N.P. Jericoacoara.
This day is reserved to discover the beauties of this beach, considered to be one of the 10 most beautiful beaches of the world. We also visit to the Paradise and Blue lagoons, with its cristal clear waters. Return to Jeri in time to watch the spectacle of the sunset.
Day 3. Jericoacoara - Delta do Parnaíba.
Leaving by the morning on an off-road route through Mangue Seco, Tatajuba and Camocim. From there we go on-road to Parnaiba in about one hour and a half.
In Parnaiba we´ll visit the Delta of the Parnaiba river, it´s islands and exuberant nature. A very rich fauna and flora, with a bit of luck we can see monkeys, iguanas, snakes and alligators. We also offer an optional night safari to watch alligators.
depending on the tide time, this is done on the next morning
Day 4. Parnaíba – Caburé
We leave by the morning on-road to Tutoia and from there on sand tracks to Paulino Neves / Rio Novo, the begining of the National Park of the Lencois Maranhenses. By the dunes and by the beach we´ll arrive at Cabure, an isolated village with generator electricity with the sea on one side and the river on the other. After 22hs, lights only from the stars and the moon. Amazing.
Day 5. Caburé – Barreirinhas
We´ll leave Cabure by boat, heading to Barreirinhas but with stops at the Mandacaru Lighthouse and some nomad villages on the way.
Day 6. Barreirinhas - N.P Lençóis Maranhenses
Day to visit the lagoons of the Park (Azul , Bonita and do Peixe).
We suggest as an option, a flight over the area of the Park(not included).
Day 7. Barreirinhas - N.P of Sete Cidades
We´ll leave Barreirinhas by the morning through tracks of very soft sand that will demand all the skills of our pilots to get to Paulino Neves/Rio Novo and Tutoia. From there we go on-road to the Park of Sete Cidades. Sleep in simple pousada inside the Park.
Day 8. N.P. Sete Cidades - N.P. Ubajara
In the morning we´ll visit this very interesting and instigating Park. With the most unusual rock formations and writings from thousands of years ago of an old civilization.
On the Afternoon we leave on-road to a totally different atmosphere: The mounatains of Ubajara and it´s fresh weather.
Day 9. N.P. Ubajara - Fortaleza
Going down the hill by trekking or with the lift, we´ll get to the Ubajara cave and it´s interesting formations. We can also go on a trekking to visit a wonderfull waterfall, the "Cachoeira do Frade"
Back to Fortaleza on a 5 hours journey.