1. From Belem: Guided Day Trip to Marajo Island and Soure
Discover the island of Marajo on this trip with a local guide. Explore its villages, farms, and beaches, and see infamous sites like the Caruana Institute, Casa do Artesão, Fazenda Bom Jesus, and more. Day 1 After getting picked up from your hotel, depart to Marajó Island, the largest fluviomarine archipelago on the planet. Upon arrival, transfer to Vila Histórica de Joanes and see the ruins of an archaeological site and its beautiful beach. Visit Salvaterra and the city of Soure, where typical fauna and flora stand out. Explore the city's large buffalo breeding farms and the beaches of fine and white sand that are left little explored. Then, rest at your chosen accommodation. Day 2 After breakfast, proceed to the Caruana Institute to learn about the Marajó pajelança and the educational projects developed for environmental preservation and the valorization of the Marajoara culture. Visit the village and Praia do Pesqueiro and travel up to the Heaven Community to walk on a deserted beach. Take the opportunity to take in the exuberant Amazonian nature and get to know typical fishermen's homes. Enjoy your free time and go swimming. Get a taste of the regional cuisine by having lunch in the community. Return to your hotel in the late afternoon and enjoy your freedom for the rest of the night. Day 3 Start your day with a tour of the city of Soure to further explore its main attractions. Visit the Casa do Artesão and CURTUME or Center for the Processing of Buffalo Leather Crafts, which boasts a collection of handicrafts in ceramics, seeds, and leather. Then, make your way to the Barra Velha beaches. Admire their natural beauty and vast mangrove vegetation. In the afternoon, go to Fazenda Bom Jesus, a typical farm in Marajo. Ride a buffalo and taste a traditional Marajoara snack. During the farm tour, appreciate the landscape of vegetation and flooded fields, the ecological trail made by the buffalos, and the local fauna. Observe different types of birds like hawk, heron, and grebe in addition to some species of wild animals such as the capybara, sloth, and the maned bird. Enjoy another free night upon returning to your hotel. Day 4 Have the morning to yourself and check out at 11 am. Then, transfer to the port to board a speedboat or catamaran bound for Belém. Return to your hotel carrying your new experience and memories.