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5 DAY: Lençois Maranhenses National Park

Sao Luis, the only town in Brazil settled by the French
Lencois Maranhenses
Monkey in Vassouras, the Pequenos Lencois
The Brazil Trip of your dreams for only
$ 630 USD
per person
(2 to 4 people)

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Duration: 5 days / 4 nights
Areas: Brazil's Northeast
Style: Independent Tour
Tour Code: I05LMR
Departure Date:
Daily - you decide when to start

A short trip that covers the beautiful and impressive sand dunes of Lencois Maranhenses National Park!
Itinerary: Day 1 São Luís; Day 2 Lençóis Maranhenses National Park; Day 3 Rio Preguiças / Cabure; Day 4 Barreirinhas and return to São Luís; Day 5 Departure Day.

$ 795 USD
for 1 person
Lencois Maranhenses 4 days/3 nights: $540 USD per person (2 to 4 people);
$675 USD for 1 person. Book now!
All the prices above don’t apply during Brazilian public holidays nor Carnival season.

Day 1 Arrival Day in São Luís
São Luís is the only city in Brazil founded by the French. A walk around the Historical Centre is the perfect way to see the beauty of this charming colonial town rich in folkloric traditions. Enjoy dinner, the night life and the live music in the main square!

Day 2 Lençóis Maranhenses National Park
You start early in the morning with a transfer to Barreirinhas. Beautiful remote scenery, oases with crystalline waters and white sand dunes are some of the attractions of this 1550 square kilometer national park. You will visit the area called “Grandes Lençóis”, meaning “Big Bed Sheets” because of the appearance of the sand dunes. This is a stunning part of Brazil that few people have the privilege to visit.

Day 3 Rio Preguiças / Cabure
A boat journey along the “Rio Preguiças” takes you to Caburé. Stop at Mandacaru Village – go up to the light house for an amazing 360-degree view and stop at Vassouras - part of which is called the “Pequenos Lençóis” or “Small Bed Sheets” – an Environmental Protected Area where you may see some capuchin monkeys! Have lunch (not included) in Cabure, a town between the river and the Atlantic Ocean and return to Barreirinhas.

Day 4 Barreirinhas and return to São Luís
Free day for optional activities: 4x4 trip to Lencois National Park; overflight to see the endless sand dunes from the sky or tubing down the Rio Formiga. Be transferred back to São Luís in the afternoon and enjoy the last night of this tour.

Day 5 Departure Day


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You may want to check out our 4-day option for this tour:
4 DAY INDEPENDENT TOUR: Lencois Maranhenses National Park

Additional Accommodation & Transfers
You can book your arrival transfer with us and add extra nights accommodation before or after your trip. Click here for details.

The itinerary presented is a guideline. Things may change with little or no notice due to local circumstances such as weather conditions, difficult access and other unpredictable or unforeseeable circumstances, events or any factor that might put the safety or well-being of our clients at risk.

*For all tours/programs, “Force Majeure” applies, as explained in our Booking Conditions.

Are these tours for me?
Our goal is to make you live your trip, exposing you to some of the day-to-day situations of the places that we visit, providing not only an enjoyable trip, but also a life experience. If you don’t mind a bit of adventure, interacting with the local people, travelling on public buses, and if you care about the environment and the human side of things, then our trips are for you! Click here to see more about Our Way of Travelling.

What should I take?
Click here to see the "What to Bring" section in our FAQ.

All prices on our website are stated in $ American Dollars (USD). Please contact us prior to booking for prices in £ British Pounds (GBP) or € Euros (EUR). We do not accept other currencies.
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Arrival transfer;
Regular 4x4 Trip to Lençóis Maranhenses NP;
Regular Boat journey to Caburé.

Food Included
Breakfast everyday. Allow around $40 USD per day for meals.

4 nights in guesthouses based on a single or twin/double room.

Regular transfers, 4x4 to Lencois National Park, boat journey.

Where do we take you?
State of Maranhão.

Group size & Staff
It’s up to you! Ideal for single travellers, couples or honeymooners and small group of friends (up to 4 people).
Independent tour without the presence of a Tour Leader.

Not Included
- Travel Insurance (mandatory)
- Visa fees (if required) and airport tax
- Any International Flights and additional flights to/from the beginning and end of the tour
- Departure Transfers/taxis
- Optional Trips/ services available during the tour
- Meals, beverages not specified in the chosen itinerary, including items from the guesthouse/ hotel minibar
- Any other item/service not mentioned in the tour description
- Laundry, internet, phone calls & other personal expenses
- Tips to Local Guides; Tips/ service fee charged in restaurants (normally 10% on top of the bill)

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