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From Santarem: Prehistoric Monte Alegre State Park Tour

From Santarem: Prehistoric Monte Alegre State Park Tour

From US$ 192.42 per person

Join a tour of the Monte Alegre State Park to visit the oldest archaeological site of the South American Amazon. See rock paintings that are more than 11-thousand years old.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 16 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Portuguese
Pickup included
Please wait in the hotel lobby 10-minutes before your scheduled pickup time
Private group


  • Visit the dome of Monte Alegre
  • Admire the rugged terrain, sierras, valleys, and caves
  • See ancient 11-thousand year old rock paintings
  • Learn about the prehistoric cultures of the Amazon
Full description
Start your tour with an early pickup from Santarém for a transfer to Porto DER. From here, you will take a 2-hour speed boat cruise through the channels and islands of the mighty Amazon River to reach the port of Santana du Tapará. On arrival in Santana, you will be greeted by a local English-speaking guide. Your journey continues in a 4x4 for about 80km to reach Sierra do Ererê. As you travel through the savannah towards Monte Alegre State Park (PEMA), take in the magnificent landscape. Once you have arrived at the park, visit several sights including caverns, caves, and pre-historic rock paintings. Learn about the ancient cultures of the Amazon and enjoy lunch in a local community. Your day ends with a transfer back to the port, a return journey on the speed boat, and hotel drop-off.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from downtown Santarem
  • Boat tickets and transfers
  • Lunch
  • Mineral water, fruit, and snacks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Alter Do Chão district
  • Dinner
Not suitable for
  • People with respiratory issues
  • Visually impaired people
  • People with recent surgeries
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with vertigo
  • People with high blood pressure
  • People over 70 years
  • People with heart problems
  • Pregnant women
  • People afraid of heights
  • Wheelchair users
  • Children under 10 years
  • People over 220 lbs (100 kg)
  • People with low level of fitness
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Sun hat
  • Clothes that can get dirty
  • Long pants
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Comfortable shoes
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Product ID: 403540