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Romantic getaway in Nordeste

Jericoacoara Beach and Fortaleza : Northeast Brazil

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From 4050 €
Touring trip 18 DAYS
Theme : Romantic Tour : Brazil

Schedule

Itinerary

The stages of your trip

Day 1
Brésil / Fortaleza Arrival at Fortaleza, the charm and luxury of Vila Selvagem
Day 2
Brésil / Pontal do Maceio A day on the beach with a buggy
Day 3
Brésil / Pontal do Maceio Water skiing, horseback riding or kitesurf
Day 4
Brésil / Fortaleza Lobster fishing aboard a jangada
Day 5
Brésil / Fortaleza When the orishas of love meddle
Day 6
Brésil / Fortaleza The romanticism of Jericoacoara
Day 7
Brésil / Jericoacoara Jericoacoara, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world
Day 8
Brésil / Camocim Robinson Crusoe on an island in the Delta Parnaiba
Day 9
Brésil Scarlet ibis of Parnaiba’s Delta
Day 10
Brésil / Canto do Atins The magnificent dunes of small Lençois
Day 11
Brésil / Barreirinhas Boat trip on the river Preguiças
Day 12
Brésil / Sao Luis The natural pools of the desert Lençois
Day 13
Brésil / Salvador da Bahia   Sao Luis’s azulejos
Day 14
Brésil / Salvador da Bahia The mix of Salvador da Bahia
Day 15
Brésil / île de Boipeba The wild beauty of the island of Boipeba
Days 16 & 17
Brésil / Cueira Honeymoon on the island of Boipeba
Day 18
Brésil / Salvador da Bahia Return to Salvador da Bahia and departure from Brazil

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  • 4.050 euros (Basis 2 pax)
  • national flights included
  • Excluding international flights

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From 4.050 euros This trip will start slowly with beautiful beaches lapped by an incredible light of the northeast of Brazil to continue in the magic desert of Lençois and through the inlets of Delta Parnaiba before ending, like a honeymoon, on a wild island in the bay of Salvador da Bahia. Here, time does not press, everything is done at your own pace, away from the crowd ...

Schedule

A taste of your trip !

Day 1 - Brésil / Fortaleza

Arrival at Fortaleza, the charm and luxury of Vila Selvagem

Bresil - Nordeste  - Vila Selvagem

Arrival at Fortaleza, meet at the airport and drive to Pontal do Maceio beach about two hours away. Make yourself comfortable in one of the seven luxury Vila Selvagem’s chalets, each with an area of ??45m², they offer access to the garden and a private veranda with hammock with excellent ventilation. Orientation, facing the sea, offers a privileged view and a great sense of freedom. The beautiful and noble timber appear to increase the volume of rooms and exude an intimate and unique atmosphere. The hotel opens onto the Atlantic, here everything is quiet and voluptuous, only the animation of fishermen, going out at sunrise to aboard their jangada and coming back at the end of the day with their catch fresh lobster, comes disturb the peace of this small village.
Night at Vila Selvagem.

Day 2 - Brésil / Pontal do Maceio

A day on the beach with a buggy

Bresil - Nordeste - Vila Selvagem - buggy

During the day, in a buggy, you will cross the river Jaguaribe, go on the famous dunes of Canoa Quebrada and cross authentic fishing villages as Marjôrlandia, Quixaba, Lagoa do Mato Ponta Grossa and the colorful cliffs. The professional buggeiros team will indicate you fishermen’s huts where you can enjoy grilled lobster and shrimps.
Night at Vila Selvagem.

Day 3 - Brésil / Pontal do Maceio

Water skiing, horseback riding or kitesurf

Brésil - Cheval sur la Plage

Five minutes buggy to reach the river Jaguaribe. You embark on the powerful « outboard » to practice a nice water skiing in the middle of the mangrove in the channel des Amours, a mirror of water. Or go horseback riding on large expanses of white sand, breathtaking view of the coastline with its cliffs sometimes intensely red, caves, natural springs, all  will give you a great sense of wild freedom! Also enjoy your stay to introduce you to kitesurf with a beautiful wide beach with a lagoon just a short buggy ride from the hotel; as for the more experienced, you can also kitesurf  the mouth of the Jaguaribe river, an exceptional water and make a downwind from the hotel. Strong and regular  winds  on Ceará’s beaches are ideal for this sport.
Night to Vila Selvagem.

Day 4 - Brésil / Fortaleza

Lobster fishing aboard a jangada

Bresil - Nordeste - Vila selvagem - Jangada

Nothing is more exciting than sharing with lobster fishermen one of their Jangada trips to discover the art of fishing, but also the deep blue waters of the Atlantic for a swim exceptional. And for those that fishing is a passion, go aboard a bateira, a small wooden boat, to race with other fishermen and go too for a fish  tour… successful!
Night at Vila Selvagem.

Day 5 - Brésil / Fortaleza

When the orishas of love meddle

Brésil - Flecheiras - Orixas Art Hotel

Back to Fortaleza and Cumbuco aboard your private 4×4 driven by a local driver. Departure to the north and after crossing the river you will arrive at Morro do Branco, surrounded by beautiful red cliffs which flow of freshwater sources. Continuation by buggy from Cumbuco to Guajiru, crossing Suipe river between dunes and mangrove. Pericoara, Barra, Carnaubinha, Paracuru beaches succeed. Arrival at Fleixeiras, facing the sea, the Orixas Art hotel, where the rustic marries sophistication and comfort. Sit in one of the suites with the name of a goddess … the Orisha Osun, spirit of love, necessarily reign in place, a world apart, a beautiful art gallery and a green environment and dunes.
Night at Orixas Art Hotel.

Day 6 - Brésil / Fortaleza

The romanticism of Jericoacoara

Brésil - Route de Jericoacoara - Lagune de Tatajuba

At low tide, departure by buggy to Jericoacoara passing through the village of Mundau, the beach da Baleia, through mangrove Moitas and village Almofala (project of protection of sea turtles). Arrival at Jericoacoara and installation at the Villa Jeri. Facing the dunes of Jericoacoara National Park, « Villa » unit the friendly spirit and authentic Brazilian pousada with the simple and elegant sophistication of European influence. Ideally located within walking distance of beaches, shops and restaurants, the « Villa » get far enough away to offer the best views of the site and preserve your peace. Imagined with wood and straw by a Brazilian architect, Villa landscape naturally its large areas of sand, flowers and coconuts. Comfort emerges in its rooms, its large swimming pool and bar, its attentive staff and a range of personalized services. Or enjoy the refined luxury rooms of  The Chile Beach, a romantic escape! Free time to admire the sunset from the top of the dune.
Night at the pousada Villa Jeri or at the hotel  The Chili Beach.

Day 7 - Brésil / Jericoacoara

Jericoacoara, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world

Brésil - Jericoacoara

Jericoacoara is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Built in an area of ??environmental protection, more than the beach, Jericoacoara offers a wide fringe of coconut trees, lake and slices of « Caatinga » vegetation typical of the Sertaõ, the semi-desert of northeastern Brazil. Jericoacoara’s beach is composed of large tracts of dunes rising to 30 m, interleaved by crystalline lagoons formed during the rainy season. Throughout the day are organized rallies in buggy by the beach, lake and dunes. In the evening, in the main street of this quiet village, the forró transforms the atmosphere and invites the visitor to dance this exciting rhythm regional.
Night at the pousada Villa Jeri or at the hotel  The Chili Beach

Day 8 - Brésil / Camocim

Robinson Crusoe on an island in the Delta Parnaiba

Brésil -pêche aux crabes dans les Igarapes

From « Jeri »  departure to Camocim, cross river, and enter into the  countryside, meadows, lagoons, dunes where we often see donkeys roam free, then, you will cross a set of large dunes. We advise you to lunch at the beautiful lagoon Tatajuba, the huts and hammocks are on the beach… Then continue by 4×4 to port Parnaiba. You embark on a private motorboat to cross a part of the Delta and meanders to one of the many islands, paradise for kitesurfers. Demonstration of crab fishing in the igarapés (water paths) in the mangrove and observation at the same time – with a little luck – sloth monkeys, macaws and caimans.
Night in a rustic bungalow on an island in the Delta Parnaiba

Day 9 - Brésil

Scarlet ibis of Parnaiba’s Delta

Brésil - Delta de Parnaiba -ibis rouge

Morning tour in a motor boat for a ride (3h) in the Delta of Parnaiba. Formed by 85 islands over an area of 2700 km² between the states of Piauí and Maranhão, the delta of the Americas form a complex set that is found only on the Nile and the Mekong river. In one ecosystem mix contrasted landscapes: rivers, lagoons, dunes, flooded areas, deserted beaches with sand very white and various types of mangroves. Crocodiles, monkeys, turtles, crabs and various types of birds such as herons or guaras (red ibis) coexist with fishermen. End of the ride at Tutoia and private 4×4 transfer to the sandbank Caburé, you will follow the track and the beach through the magnificent landscapes of Sertao and you will arrive, after about two hours drive, to Cabure. From Cabure you will embark on a boat  for 15 minutes up stream river as dunes emerge gradually … At 180 meters from the dunes national park Lençois, installation in the  friendly Rancho do Buna, a small rustic pousada in the middle of coconut trees, without unnecessary luxury, feeling of end of the world.
Night at the pousada Rancho do Buna.

Day 10 - Brésil / Canto do Atins

The magnificent dunes of small Lençois

Bresil - Lencois do maranhao - paysage

Your hosts will advise you on the best spot to stroll in the desert Lençois according lagoons; your walk will be punctuated with refreshing swims in the desert dunes. If you want to make a big loop, go early at sunrise with a local guide.  At Canto do Atins, order the famous shrimps at Luzia’s restaurant you will enjoy them on your way back.
Night at the pousada Rancho do Buna.

Day 11 - Brésil / Barreirinhas

Boat trip on the river Preguiças

Brésil - Barreirinhas - fleuve Preguiças

Tour throughout the day on the river Preguiças viewing the banks of the river in all its splendor: mangrove, igarapés, buritis, açaizeiros, coconut, tucunzeiros, herons, kingfishers…Arrival at Barreirinhas, installation in the pousada Sossego do Cantinho next to the river and 5 minutes by boat from the village.
Night at the pousada Sossego do Cantinho.

Day 12 - Brésil / Sao Luis

The natural pools of the desert Lençois

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Road  in 4×4 to the park entrance and then walking tour through the Park of Lençóis Maranhenses, a marvel of nature, « Lençois Maranhão » or sheets of Maranhão, the national park owes its name to huge dunes which extend over 1550 km2 and resemble as « Lençóis » (sheets). Its uniqueness and beauty comes from the fact that this desert is dotted with lagoons of crystal clear water green, blue, formed by rain. You can leisurely enjoy the scenic splendor through fabulous walks punctuated by stops swimming. Back to Barreirinhas and road to Sao Luis. To be at the heart of the historic center and its animation (especially on weekends), you can install at the pousada Portas da Amazonia, to be more quiet and to enjoy a pool, Pestana Sao Luis is recommended.
Night at the pousada Portas da Amazonia or at hotel Pestana Sao Luis.

Day 13 - Brésil / Salvador da Bahia

  Sao Luis’s azulejos

Brésil - centre historique de Sao Luis

In the morning , go for a stroll in the historic center of Sao Luis. Transfer to airport and flight to Salvador da Bahia via Brasilia. Meet upon arrival and installation in a superb 19th century and beautiful restored house, Casa do Amarelindo, in the heart of the historic center of Salvador da Bahia. Its rooftop pool overlooks the bay of Todos Os Santos, tropical gardens are lovely and the breakfasts are delicious.
Night at Casa do Amarelindo.

Day 14 - Brésil / Salvador da Bahia

The mix of Salvador da Bahia

Brésil - Salvador da Bahia

Discovery walk from its steep streets of the baroque city, colonial and mixed that evokes the splendor of a past linked to the maritime trade of sugar cane, tobacco, coffee and cocoa. Do not miss the church of Sao Francisco, the richest and most famous of Brazil, then you will « dive »  into colonial art by browsing through the narrow streets and pastel colored houses of Pelourinho, Patrimony of Humanity by Unesco. Tour at mercado Modelo to look after the local crafts and flexible figures of capoeira. Inevitable visit to the   church  Do Bonfim and its ribbons of color, realize your wishes !, distributed by Bahian women all white dressed. In January, great excitement when it comes to clean the steps of the basilica.
Night at Casa do Amarelindo.

Day 15 - Brésil / île de Boipeba

The wild beauty of the island of Boipeba

Brésil - île de Boipeba

Transfer to the airport for a short flight of about thirty minutes before landing on a virgin island, quiet, ideal for  lovers, the island Boipeba. Walk along the beach before continuing climbing  to the pousada Mangabeiras. The rooms offer all the comfort you can enjoy,  your pictures taken in Lençois can be seen on the lector player in the room, the views on ocean and forest palms are spectacular, massage at the Spa are very nice, the pool is highly tecommended after trekking on the island and / or to enjoy a caipirinha at sunset. The pousada follows protocol of  environmental protection and staff  will advise you about beauties to be found in the island. The Camamu bay forms an archipelago of islands very close one to each other, Boipeba is the southernmost island. The island has 20 km of beautiful beaches semi-desert lined with coconut trees, with small waves and a water transparent protected by coral.
Night at the pousada Mangabeiras.

Days 16 & 17 - Brésil / Cueira

Honeymoon on the island of Boipeba

Brésil - Ile Boipeba - pousada Mangabeiras

Days to relax and enjoy nature and its beaches; Cueira is famous for its waves,  Ponta de Castelhanos is known for its seabed and Cova da Onça is indicated for fishing and creek Moreré is perhaps the most beautiful beach of the island. The access between the beaches is by boat or on foot only at low tide. Have a walk along the path do Cardoso that leads to Moreré village where we recommend lunch of moqueca de camaroes with banana and coconut milk, a specialty of the village, or the chef Mark’s specialties at the pousada Mark Santa Clara, or the  lobsters prepared by Guido. Anyway, the island is magic at every moment !
Nights at the pousada Mangabeiras.

Day 18 - Brésil / Salvador da Bahia

Return to Salvador da Bahia and departure from Brazil

D.18

flight back to Salvador da Bahia.