THE LAGOA GRANDE
THE LAGOA GRANDE
Jericoacoara
DELTA DAS AMÉRICAS
DELTA DAS AMÉRICAS
The Sunset
LENÇÓIS MARANHENSES
LENÇÓIS MARANHENSES
Rio Novo
PORTO JOFRE
PORTO JOFRE
The Jaguar
DELTA DAS AMÉRICAS
DELTA DAS AMÉRICAS
The Sunset
LENÇÓIS MARANHENSES
LENÇÓIS MARANHENSES
Rio Novo
PORTO JOFRE
PORTO JOFRE
The Jaguar

From Fortaleza to São Luís 4wd and the Pantanal of the Jaguar

10 days e 9 nights
Type of travel:
Adventure tourism
Ecological tourism
Duration of the trip:
10 days e 9 nights
Transports / Excursions:
Shared
States visited:
Ceará
Maranhão
Mato Grosso
Piauí
Flights:
Not included
Departure:
Daily
Clima From Fortaleza to São Luís 4wd and the Pantanal of the Jaguar
Mapa From Fortaleza to São Luís 4wd and the Pantanal of the Jaguar

From Fortaleza to São Luís 4wd and the Pantanal of the Jaguar - 10 days e 9 nights

You will discover ...

Fortaleza
Jericoacoara
Parnaiba
Tutoia
Paulino Neves
Lençois Maranhenses
Barreirinhas
Mandacarù
Caburè
São Luís
Cuiabà
Transpantaneira
Pantanal
Poconè
Porto Jofre
Route and duration (remind you that the program can be customized or reversed)

Day 1
Fortaleza

Arrival in Fortaleza and accommodation in hotel with air-conditioned vehicle.

This is the first step of the trip and starting point to visit the "Rota das emoções" of the "Route of emotions". 
Remaining part of the day is to visit the city.

Overnight stay in Fortaleza with breakfast.


Day 2
Fortaleza / Jericoacoara

Leave Fortaleza at 07:30 to Jericoacoara, this day we travel along a road that is approximately 6 hours shorter on 300 km of paved road, the trip is divided into two parts: the first on paved road with air-conditioned tourist mini-bus until arrival in the town of Jijoca where we will depart  to the second part of the trajectory with a local vehicle (no air condition) going through trails until arrival in Jericoacoara about 02:00 pm.

Note: the municipality of Jericoacoara requires a stay fee, already included in the cost of the tour. 
The voucher that we will send you must be shown (in digital format) upon your arrival in Jericoacoara and also to the pousada where you will be staying (children up to 12 years and adults over 60 years are exempt from paying).

Overnight stay in Jericoacoara in with breakfast.


Day 3
Jericoacoara

Breakfast at hotel.

Day at leisure is to visit this wonderful village. 

Overnight stay in Jericoacoara with breakfast.


Day 4
Jericoacoara / Parnaíba

Departure at 8:00 in the morning in an air-conditioned 4X4 to the city of Parnaiba, in the Piauì state. 

We travelling the panoramic route long a 40-km stretch of coast, through trails, edging sand dunes, palm trees and coconut trees on the way to Tatajuba where we get to know the lagoon "Lagoa Grande” and proceed until to the city of Camocim where we cross “Rio Coreaù” boarding a ferry and the trip continues along 50 km of paved road until we reach Chaval where we climb go up the observatory to see look over the small city with its houses constructed in the middle of giant rocks.
We then travel 75 km of paved road, passing through the dunes of Luis Correia until we reach the city of Parnaiba
Duration of the trip is 6 full hours.
We’d like to mention that the actual duration of each visit is influenced by the schedule of the tides and is decided at the moment of the excursion. 

At 2:30 pm will start the boat trip to discover the Delta of Parnaíba, unique in the world for its variety of different landscapes like dunes, “igarapés”, mangrove and islands and that we can consider as a glimpse of the Amazon rainforest along the Route of the Emotions.
At the end of the excursion, the sunset, from July to January, offers the possibility of watching hundreds of fire-red ibises in flight to their own refuges in the middle of the forest, a truly amazing spectacle. 

Overnight stay in Parnaiba with breakfast. 


Day 5
Parnaíba / Barreirinhas

Departure to Barreirinhas at 8:30 am by an acclimatized 4WD vehicle, duration of this trip about 5 hours.
On the firts part of the trip to Barreirinhas we follow 144 km of the paved road until reaching the town of Rio Novo and we will continue along the panoramic route along sandy tracks that in the rainy season can be flooded, crossing paths with landscapes of incredible beauty, prairies slowly being invaded by sand dunes and native huts at the foot of the remotest desert.
Arriving at Barreirinhas and check-in in the hotel.

Overnight with breakfast in Barreirinhas.


Day 6
Barreirinhas

Breakfast at the hotel and morning at leisure.

Departure at 2:00 pm for excursion in a 4x4 ( no air conditioning), Rio Preguiça is crossed by ferry to continue the trip until the Grandes Lençois Maranhenses National Park, then the trip begins with an excursion on foot to visit Lagoa Azul and Lagoa do Peixe or Lagoa Bonita.
Return to city after 6:00 pm.

Overnight in Barreirinhas with breakfast.


Day 7
Barreirinhas / São Luís

Departure in the morning at 8:30 am (the check-out should happens before departure for the excursion, but you can let your baggage at the reception) to the port in Barreirinhas, set out in motorboat down Rio Preguiça towards the ocean.
The first stop is in the Vassouras region to visit the Pequenos Lençóis Maranhenses and see local fauna in the monkey tent known as “tenda dos macacos”; second stop is in the village called Mandacarú, a small fishing village where you can to appreciate various craft shops, the best caipirinha in the region at the kiosk on the pier and if accessible, you can climb up the light house called “Farol Preguiças” navy lighthouse to enjoy an enchanting panorama that embraces the entire mouth of the river and part of the National Park of Lencois Maranhenses; finally arriving at Caburé beach to eat lunch (not included in price) and swim in the river or sea.
Return to city after 3:00 pm.

About 4:20 pm a transfer in an air-conditioned bus up to 30 seats will bring you back to São Luís; trip duration 5 hours.
The arrival is estimated for 9:30 pm.

Overnight stay with breakfast in São Luís.


Day 8
São Luis / Pantanal (Porto Jofre)

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and transfer in air-conditioned vehicle to airport of São Luis and flight departure.
Leave hotel 2 hours before plane take-off.

Arrival in Cuiabá, where assistance, with name board, is waiting for you and transfer to Pousada, situated in the middle of Pantanall, which will be our starting point for various excursions. 
Initially we will make a path of about 100 km of paved road until we reach the town of Poconé, from where we will start a beautiful tour of about 110 kmalong the famous dirt road Transpantaneira, a dirt road that goes into the Pantanal and along which you can see various animals, such as anteaters, monkeys, coati, alligators, capybara, jabirù storks and many other species of birds; arriving at the pousada is expected in the late afternoon.
Arrival at the Pousada and free afternoon, dinner and overnight.

The night will be carried out for a safari tour to observe nocturnal animal with the help of a spotlight placed on the vehicle.

Overnight stay at pousada in Porto Jofre in the Pantanal.


Day 9
Pantanal (Porto Jofre)

Breakfast in the pousada and departure for a beautiful boat trips, during the months between July and October there is a good chance of spotting jaguars when approaching the edge of the river, a very exciting meeting.
Also we will see the famous river giant otters "ariranha", tapirs, capybaras, alligators and other species that may appear along the banks of the river.
Lunch will be a snack / picnic or you can even go back to the pousada, depending on the programming of the lodge.
After lunch we will continue the boat trip and the sighting of animals.

Overnight stay at the pousada in Porto Jofre in the Pantanal.


Day 10
Pantanal (Porto Jofre) / Cuiabá

Breakfast in the pousada.
Later transfer to the airport of the city of Cuiabá with air conditioned vehicle, along the dirt road Transpantaneira, the journey will take about 6 hours duration and will offer a last chance to spot during the car trip the animals that live in this amazing ecosystem.

Arrival at Cuiabà airport and end of our services.       


Departures
  • Our trips are daily so you can choose without worrying about pre-determined days.
Route and duration (remind you that the program can be customized or reversed)
Route and duration (remind you that the program can be customized or reversed)
Day 1
Fortaleza
- Fortaleza

Arrival in Fortaleza and accommodation in hotel with air-conditioned vehicle.

This is the first step of the trip and starting point to visit the "Rota das emoções" of the "Route of emotions". 
Remaining part of the day is to visit the city.

Overnight stay in Fortaleza with breakfast.

Day 2
Fortaleza / Jericoacoara
- Fortaleza / Jericoacoara

Leave Fortaleza at 07:30 to Jericoacoara, this day we travel along a road that is approximately 6 hours shorter on 300 km of paved road, the trip is divided into two parts: the first on paved road with air-conditioned tourist mini-bus until arrival in the town of Jijoca where we will depart  to the second part of the trajectory with a local vehicle (no air condition) going through trails until arrival in Jericoacoara about 02:00 pm.

Note: the municipality of Jericoacoara requires a stay fee, already included in the cost of the tour. 
The voucher that we will send you must be shown (in digital format) upon your arrival in Jericoacoara and also to the pousada where you will be staying (children up to 12 years and adults over 60 years are exempt from paying).

Overnight stay in Jericoacoara in with breakfast.

Day 3
Jericoacoara
- Jericoacoara

Breakfast at hotel.

Day at leisure is to visit this wonderful village. 

Overnight stay in Jericoacoara with breakfast.

Day 4
Jericoacoara / Parnaíba
- Jericoacoara / Parnaíba

Departure at 8:00 in the morning in an air-conditioned 4X4 to the city of Parnaiba, in the Piauì state. 

We travelling the panoramic route long a 40-km stretch of coast, through trails, edging sand dunes, palm trees and coconut trees on the way to Tatajuba where we get to know the lagoon "Lagoa Grande” and proceed until to the city of Camocim where we cross “Rio Coreaù” boarding a ferry and the trip continues along 50 km of paved road until we reach Chaval where we climb go up the observatory to see look over the small city with its houses constructed in the middle of giant rocks.
We then travel 75 km of paved road, passing through the dunes of Luis Correia until we reach the city of Parnaiba
Duration of the trip is 6 full hours.
We’d like to mention that the actual duration of each visit is influenced by the schedule of the tides and is decided at the moment of the excursion. 

At 2:30 pm will start the boat trip to discover the Delta of Parnaíba, unique in the world for its variety of different landscapes like dunes, “igarapés”, mangrove and islands and that we can consider as a glimpse of the Amazon rainforest along the Route of the Emotions.
At the end of the excursion, the sunset, from July to January, offers the possibility of watching hundreds of fire-red ibises in flight to their own refuges in the middle of the forest, a truly amazing spectacle. 

Overnight stay in Parnaiba with breakfast. 

Day 5
Parnaíba / Barreirinhas
- Parnaíba / Barreirinhas

Departure to Barreirinhas at 8:30 am by an acclimatized 4WD vehicle, duration of this trip about 5 hours.
On the firts part of the trip to Barreirinhas we follow 144 km of the paved road until reaching the town of Rio Novo and we will continue along the panoramic route along sandy tracks that in the rainy season can be flooded, crossing paths with landscapes of incredible beauty, prairies slowly being invaded by sand dunes and native huts at the foot of the remotest desert.
Arriving at Barreirinhas and check-in in the hotel.

Overnight with breakfast in Barreirinhas.

Day 6
Barreirinhas
- Barreirinhas

Breakfast at the hotel and morning at leisure.

Departure at 2:00 pm for excursion in a 4x4 ( no air conditioning), Rio Preguiça is crossed by ferry to continue the trip until the Grandes Lençois Maranhenses National Park, then the trip begins with an excursion on foot to visit Lagoa Azul and Lagoa do Peixe or Lagoa Bonita.
Return to city after 6:00 pm.

Overnight in Barreirinhas with breakfast.

Day 7
Barreirinhas / São Luís
- Barreirinhas / São Luís

Departure in the morning at 8:30 am (the check-out should happens before departure for the excursion, but you can let your baggage at the reception) to the port in Barreirinhas, set out in motorboat down Rio Preguiça towards the ocean.
The first stop is in the Vassouras region to visit the Pequenos Lençóis Maranhenses and see local fauna in the monkey tent known as “tenda dos macacos”; second stop is in the village called Mandacarú, a small fishing village where you can to appreciate various craft shops, the best caipirinha in the region at the kiosk on the pier and if accessible, you can climb up the light house called “Farol Preguiças” navy lighthouse to enjoy an enchanting panorama that embraces the entire mouth of the river and part of the National Park of Lencois Maranhenses; finally arriving at Caburé beach to eat lunch (not included in price) and swim in the river or sea.
Return to city after 3:00 pm.

About 4:20 pm a transfer in an air-conditioned bus up to 30 seats will bring you back to São Luís; trip duration 5 hours.
The arrival is estimated for 9:30 pm.

Overnight stay with breakfast in São Luís.

Day 8
São Luis / Pantanal (Porto Jofre)
- São Luis / Pantanal (Porto Jofre)

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and transfer in air-conditioned vehicle to airport of São Luis and flight departure.
Leave hotel 2 hours before plane take-off.

Arrival in Cuiabá, where assistance, with name board, is waiting for you and transfer to Pousada, situated in the middle of Pantanall, which will be our starting point for various excursions. 
Initially we will make a path of about 100 km of paved road until we reach the town of Poconé, from where we will start a beautiful tour of about 110 kmalong the famous dirt road Transpantaneira, a dirt road that goes into the Pantanal and along which you can see various animals, such as anteaters, monkeys, coati, alligators, capybara, jabirù storks and many other species of birds; arriving at the pousada is expected in the late afternoon.
Arrival at the Pousada and free afternoon, dinner and overnight.

The night will be carried out for a safari tour to observe nocturnal animal with the help of a spotlight placed on the vehicle.

Overnight stay at pousada in Porto Jofre in the Pantanal.

Day 9
Pantanal (Porto Jofre)
- Pantanal (Porto Jofre)

Breakfast in the pousada and departure for a beautiful boat trips, during the months between July and October there is a good chance of spotting jaguars when approaching the edge of the river, a very exciting meeting.
Also we will see the famous river giant otters "ariranha", tapirs, capybaras, alligators and other species that may appear along the banks of the river.
Lunch will be a snack / picnic or you can even go back to the pousada, depending on the programming of the lodge.
After lunch we will continue the boat trip and the sighting of animals.

Overnight stay at the pousada in Porto Jofre in the Pantanal.

Day 10
Pantanal (Porto Jofre) / Cuiabá
- Pantanal (Porto Jofre) / Cuiabá

Breakfast in the pousada.
Later transfer to the airport of the city of Cuiabá with air conditioned vehicle, along the dirt road Transpantaneira, the journey will take about 6 hours duration and will offer a last chance to spot during the car trip the animals that live in this amazing ecosystem.

Arrival at Cuiabà airport and end of our services.       

Departures
Departures
  • Our trips are daily so you can choose without worrying about pre-determined days.

Conditions

Included in the package
  • Overnight with breakfast.
  • Acclimatized transfer with a driver.
  • The excursions and activities above described (the transport is not with vehicles for exclusive use).
  • All excursions are accompanied by a local Portuguese language guide; however our local guides are very communicative and although they do not speak English correctly, they always manage to provide the essential explanations for the tour.
    It is also worth mentioning that while you are traveling, the Brasil Planet team will personally take care of each stage of your tour and we will be the people to whom you can refer in case you have doubts or there were unexpected situations.
Not included
  • Domestic or international flights are not included to give you the option to use your own frequent flyer program miles and save money on the cost of the trip. For Brasil Planet what matters is you enjoy your trip to the fullest.
  • Drinks and food.
  • Medical travel and Trip Cancellation insurance.
Additional options
  • English speaking guide.
  • Private transfers and excursions with vehicles for exclusive use.
Extra information
  • To visit the Pantanal at any time of the year you must bring summer clothing suitable for hiking during the day but also some heavier head, as the evening there is a certain decrease in the temperature. 
  • Don´t forget light pants and jeans, sandals or light shoes, sweatshirt for nocturnal excursions, Keeway waterproof, hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, binoculars and camera.
  • During the drought season, between October and February, the water level of the lagoons of the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park decreases and the most of them are completely dry.
  • Regarding the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, do not forget the sun block, the hat, the cap, the sunglasses and of course the swimsuit.
  • Brasil Planet has no constraints with the restaurants envisaged for the route, which are chosen by drivers and guides for logistical reasons and to offer a good quality at reasonable prices. Therefore remains at the discretion of the client whether to accept or to prefer, when available, another restaurant nearby.
  • Brasil Planet is not responsible for objects forgotten in hotels or inside the vehicles.
From Fortaleza to São Luís 4wd and the Pantanal of the Jaguar - 10 days e 9 nights
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Hotel Villa Mayor
Fortaleza
100 mt. from Beira Mar beach - Rua Visconde de Mauá, 151, Meireles, CEP 60.125-160,Fortaleza
The Hotel Villa Mayor is a charming hotel with a beautiful facade and adorable gardens surrounding a swimming pool for adults and children. It is located in Fortaleza, only 100 m from the beach, near the Regional Handicraft Market and several restaurants specialized in the local cuisine.

The rooms provided by Villa Mayor are equipped with air conditioning, cable TV, mini-bar, telephone and free internet connection.

A breakfast buffet with juices, cakes and regional fruits awaits you every morning in the restaurant, which remains open 24 hours a day. A bar and coffee shop are also available on site.
Pousada Surfing Jeri
Jericoacoara
Town center - Rua São Francisco 150, 62598-000 Jericoacoara
The hotel offers an enchanting harmony between its architecture and the native nature in a central location of Sao Francisco Street, only 170 meters from the beach.
The Pousada Surfing Jeri offers air-conditioned rooms and bungalows with private balcony and hammock. All accommodations feature free internet connection and other amenities. A rich breakfast is included in the room price and served in a cozy ambiance next to the outdoor pool.
Pousada Vila Parnaiba
Parnaiba
Town center - Rua Monsenhor Joaquim Lopes 500, 64200-150 Parnaíba
Located 500 metres from the historical centre, Vila Parnaiba offers a buffet breakfast, an outdoor pool and free Wi-fi. All air-conditioned rooms offer an LCD TV, a telephone and a private bathroom. Simply styled, they also provide bed linens and bath towels. The buffet breakfast at Vila Parnaiba includes fresh fruits, breads and cakes, as well as a selection of drinks.
Pousada do Buriti
Barreirinhas
Town center - Rua Inácio Lins. S/N, 65590-000 Barreirinhas
Hotel Pousada Do Buriti offers accommodation with balcony, an outdoor swimming pool, free Wi-Fi and free parking. It is located in downtown Barreirinhas, 200 metres from the River Preguiças. The air-conditioned rooms are simply furnished with a TV and a minibar. Guests can enjoy their hammocks, set on the balcony.
A buffet breakfast is served in the eating area each morning. Buriti´s bar prepares a variety of drinks and refreshments during the day.
Hotel Praiabella
Sao Luis
Litoranea beach - Av. Avicênia 1, 65071-370 São Luís
Praiabella Hotel is located in front of the Calhau Beach on the Litoranea avenue; offers modern accommodation, and it also features a swimming pool with Atlantic Ocean views.
The comfortable rooms are simply furnished, yet offer modern conveniences such as LCD TVs and air conditioning. All rooms feature a private balcony and superior rooms enjoy panoramic views over the Atlantic Ocean.
Jaguar Ecological Reserve
Ranch Hotel
Ranch Hotel - Transpantaneira, km 110, Porto Jofre
The Jaguar Ecological Reserve is not a luxury hotel – guests seeking swimming pools and television may prefer to stay at hotels closer to Cuiabá or Poconé. We are proud to offer a comfortable lodge in a remote yet accessible setting. We are surrounded by some of the Pantanal’s finest wildlife habitat. By staying with us you directly contribute to a successful ecotourism program in the heart of the Pantanal.
We have expanded and improved the lodge significantly in the past four years. We are happy to report that we now offer 9 guest rooms, with a total of 18 single beds. Eight guest rooms have air conditioning. Each room is fully furnished and has a private bath, mosquito nets, fan, and porch with hammocks. We use a generator and solar panels for electricity. Hot water is available daily.
Guests enjoy family-style dining in our newly remodeled dining room. Breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as afternoon tea are included. We specialize in local dishes prepared from local ingredients. Fresh fruits and vegetables from our gardens, fish caught in nearby rivers and streams, and beef and poultry from our ranch provide the basis for delicious meals. Our guests regularly rate our meals as among the best they have during their visits to Brazil.
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