Santarém – Tapajós e Arapiuns Rivers | 5 days 4 nights | May 25th to 29th, 2019

The trip “Santarem (PA): Tapajos and Arapiuns rivers”, in Para State, created for special groups of visitors that wish to know our culture and wildlife attractions.

This is an opportunity to have a different travel experience not only enjoyable and entertaining, but also educational, authentic, responsible and interactive, based on sharing culture and generating benefits for local communities.

Welcome to the Brazil Amazon!

 

 

Highlights

  • Amazon Rainforest
  • Traditional Communities
  • Craft Workshops
  • Gastronomy
  • Freshwater Beaches
  • Best times to travel: from May to June / from August to November

opening photo: © Foto por: Ana Gabriela Fontoyura

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Itinerary


Day 1 | Arrival at Santarém

Foto por: Ana Gabriela Fontoura

Visiting: Santarém and Alter do Chão

Arrival at the airport in Santarem and transfer to the hotel in Alter do Chão. Accommodation at the hostel in double apartments. Free day for rest and relax.

  • Meals: Not included

Day 2 | Alter do Chão

Foto: Ana Gabriela Fontoura

Visiting: Community of Urucureá / Community of Anã

Breakfast. Navigation from a chartered regional small boat, leaving from Alter do Chão towards the community of Urucurea, on the river Arapiuns. Snack during navigation. Lunch on the boat. Presentation of handicrafts and fiber of tucumã and visit the community of Urucurea. Then we sail towards the community of Anã, with snacks on board. Accommodation at the community hostel of Anã (on hammocks). Dinner and overnight at the community.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner;

Day 3 | Community of Anã e Community of Atodi

Foto: Ana Gabriela Fontoura

Breakfast at the guest house. Visits at the fish farming riding regional canoes; and at the native bee management project. Snack and conversation with community leaders. Lunch on the boat and then sail towards the Atodi community. Snack at the Atodi Hostel, presentation of the farinha production process and dinner. Overnight on the boat (on hammocks).

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner;

Day 4 | Community of Atodi / Back to Santarém

Breakfast on the boat and then hiking in the forest (Brazil Nut trees trail), with snack during the trail, stop by the igarapé to swim and stretch end of canoe in igapó. Lunch on the boat. Navigation back to Santarém, with snack on board. Arrrival in Santarem and transfer to the hotel. Farewell dinner in Santarem.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner;

Day 5 | Departure from Santarém

Breakfast and transfer to the airport.

  • Meals: Breakfast;

Prices and Conditions:

Prices:

6 to 9 passengers = R$ 4,290.00 / passenger
10 or more passengers = R$ 2,790.00 / passenger

Payment Terms: Bank Transfer, Credit Card up to 4 times before date of travel.

 

Trip includes:

  • Transportation: rented small regional boat from Alter do Chao to the communities and back on Santarem.
  • Hotel: accommodation in double rooms in Alter do Chao hostel (1 night); in hammocks at the communities (2 nights); and in double rooms in Santarem hostel (1 night).
  • Food: according to the itinerary (4 breakfasts; 3 lunches; 3 dinners; and snacks), water, juice and/or coffee along the days on the boat. Other expenses on food and drinks are not included.
  • Ecotourism activities.
  • Bilingual guide.
  • Vivejar Host.
  • Contribution fee for the local associations.
  • Travel insurance

Included items


Activities / Outings
Boat transfer
Family accommodation
Hotel
Local guide
Meals at community
Trail / Hiking
Transfers
Travel insurance
Vivejar Host
Workshops

Additional info


Tips

What to Bring:

  • Light clothes for walking in the city;
  • Clothing for trails (long pants and closed shoes);
  • Swimwear;
  • Comfortable sandals;
  • Kit of personal medications;
  • Sunglasses;
  • Sunscreen;
  • Repellent;
  • Umbrella or raincoat;
  • Guide of observation of flora and fauna;
  • Camera;

Worth to have in mind

  • The itinerary may change at any time according to weather conditions or for reasons of force majeure;
  • In accordance with the 161 Embratur Deliberation Act (August 9, 1985), cancellation of your reservation 31 days prior to boarding will result in 10% of the total value being retained due to operational expenses. In the case that the trip is canceled 21 to 30 days prior to boarding, 50% of the total value will be retained. If the trip is canceled within 20 days prior to boarding, we will retain 80% of the total value of the package.
  • Prices are in Brazilian Reais and do not include airfare.

Not included items

  • Drinking.
  • Air Tickets.
  • Activities and tours extras.
  • Expenses in connection with hotel services, etc.
  • Any other service not mentioned in the above program.

Dates and values


date

May 25th to 29th, 2019

value per person

Starting at R$2.790,00

availability

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