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Lençóis Maranhenses 5 Day Trekking

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  • Free cancellation

Lençóis Maranhenses Trekking is considered one of the most fantastic treks in Brasil and Latin America, a mixture of pristine desert landscapes of dunes and oases with crystal clear natural lagoons that make this expedition absolutely unique.

Located at the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, on Maranhão Satate, with its 155 hectares, it’s a unique landscape with white sand dunes and numerous lagoons with crystalline waters formed by the action of rainfall. An oasis in the desert.

In the Lençóis Trekking we will cross the National Park, knowing all its magic, crystalline lagoons and local villages.  A great trekking in the Brazilian desert with 5 days duration with overnights in local residents houses for greater comfort and expereince, with meals included.

Day 1: São Luis Airport (Maranhão State, Brazil) - Barreirinhas village (transport) - Atins village

The landing at São Luis  Airport should be until 3 in the morning of the 1st expedition day. We will begin the transfer that will take us to Barreirinhas (265km – 4 hours), we will have a good breakfast and then we will embark on alittle boat to the beautiful Preguiças River where we will know some lagoons and villages. Our first destination will be Atins village. We will have a remarkable 6km walk on this first day of expedition.

Hiking distance: 6 km
Overnight mode: Local residents lodge

Day 2: Atins Village - Baixada Grande Village : crossing the desert

After breakfast, departure at 4 am (early to walk calmly on the beautiful path). We will walk about 24km, approximately 8 hours by the spectacular dunes until arriving at Baixa Grande village. It will be a heavy day, but we will arrive early to enjoy one of the Oasis of the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park.

Hiking distance: 24 km
Overnight mode: Local residents lodge

Day 3: Baixada Grande - Queimada dos Britos

At 6:00 am after our breakfast, we will continue our great adventure to Trekking Lençóis Maranhenses. On this day, we will do a 12km walk, and will have more time to relax and enjoy the landscape of our expedition.

Hiking distance: 12 km
Overnight mode: Local residents lodge

Day 4: Queimada dos Britos - Santo Amaro village x Transfer to São Luis city

On this day we will wake up very early for our last trekking day of our expedition. We will hike to Santo Amaro with arrival scheduled for late afternoon. In Santo Amaro our van will be waiting for us to return in comfort to São Luis city. We will be staying in a comfortable hotel overlooking the sea. After all, after such a crossing, we really deserve it.

Hiking distance: 20 km
Overnight mode: Hotel at São Luis City

Day 5: Free day at São Luis (city tour) - end of the Expedition

We will have a free morning to rest at the hotel, and in the afternoon we will do a city tour through São Luis, getting to know the Historic Center and other attractions. We returnback to our homes late in the afternoon.

Hiking distance: –
Overnight mode: –

What's included

  • Receptive and transfer in São Luis airport (Brazil) to Barreirinhas village at day 1
  • Boat trasnfer to Atins village
  • Transfer Santo Amaro village - São Luis (day 4)
  • 3 nights at local residents lodges
  • 1 night at Hotel at São Luis (day 4) with brakfast
  • Guided Lençóis Maranhenses trekking exedition
  • Leader specialized in long-course hikes and trained with first-aid fundamentals
  • Meals during the trekking: Breakfast and dinner
  • Gear purchasing advisory before departure (at your disposal)
  • Remote expedition monitoring

What's not included

  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in inclusions
  • Medications of personal use
  • Gratuities and donations
  • Any item not described as included

Important information

  • ID or Passaport
  • Trekking Backpack (minimun of 50l)
  • Sleeping bag (for 05~10ºc confort)
  • Walking stick (01 or 02)
  • Headlamp and batteries
  • Bottle of water
  • Boot / Hiking shoes
  • Dry Fit / Polyamide shirts (long sleeves)
  • Anorak /Fleece
  • Plastic bags (for trash)
  • Toilet paper
  • Cell phone
  • Little towel
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Sandals/flip flops
  • Sancks for the trekking (between meals)

Meeting point

Aeroporto Internacional de São Luís, Marechal Cunha Machado SLZ

From EUR 1899 per group

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12:00 AM - 3:00 AM

5 days

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  • Offer type: Private
  • Fitness level: Medium

Cancellation policy

Full refund is guaranteed if the cancellation is made 60 days prior the offer's start date. We don't apply any refund if the cancellation is made less than 60 days before offer start date.

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