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Suggested itinerary: Northern Brazil in one week

Day 1: Arrival in Fortaleza and flight to Sao Luis

Arrival in Fortaleza, where you must take a flight to Sao Luis, the getaway for Lençóis Maraneses. In the Smart Route we will tell you how to get tickets at the best price. And for each city or town along the route, we will recommend you the best hotels or pousadas according to your budget. Night in Sao Luis.

Day 2: São Luís

In the morning, relax and swim at Calhau beach. In the afternoon, have a walk through the historic center, declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco. In the Smart Route you will find a walking itinerary to see its main buildings. We also recommend the most authentic places to have dinner in São Luís. Night in São Luís.

Day 3: From São Luis to Barreirinhas: Grandes Lençóis

The Smart Route will indicate you the best way to go from São Luís to Barreirinhas and how to make the trip to see the Grandes Lençóis, stopping to swim in the Lagoa dos Peixos and Lagoa Azul, where you can also see an amazing sunset. Night in Barreirinhas.

Day 4: Preguiça river: Caburé and Atins

Excursion by boat on the Preguiça river, stopping to see the Small Lençóis in Vassouras, climbing the Mandacaru lighthouse and stopping to eat in Caburé. The Smart Route will indicate you the best way to do this tour, how to get to the remote village of Atins and how to find the best restaurant in Atins (which is not easy ...). You will stay in Atins that night.

Day 5: Atins and Lençois Maraneses

Relaxing day in Atins, swimming, sunbathing or doing water sports. The Smart Route will also indicate you how to visit the park of Lençóis Maraneses and eat the famous Luzia prawns. Night in Atins.

Day 6: The Parnaiba Delta

For this day we will show you how to book a private transfer to Parnaíba Caburé (by public transport is impossible to do it in one day). Once in Parnaíba, take a trip through the Delta to enjoy its flora, fauna and views. Night in Parnaíba.

Day 7: From Parnaíba to Jeri through Tatajuba

Travel by 4x4 from Parnaíba to Jericoacoara, stopping along the way at Tatajuba dunes, Old Tatajuba Village and the Seahorses River. In the description of the route we will indicate you the best place to watch the sunset and the best places to dine in Jericoacoara. Night in Jericoacoara.

Day 8: Jericoacoara: the lagoons

This day we recommend you a buggy tour to visit the lagoons around Jeri. We will indicate you which ones are worth visiting and good places to eat in front of the sea. In the afternoon, go to see the Pedra Furada. Night in Jeri.

Day 9: Road trip to Fortaleza and flight back home

In the Smart Route you will find how to get from Jeri to Fortaleza airport to take your flight back home. If you have time and money, you could fly from here to Fernando de Noronha, one of the world's most heavenly islands. 

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Northern Brazil in one week

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