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Known for its stunning sand dunes and crystal-clear lagoons, Lençóis Maranhenses National Park offers the best sand dune tours that allow visitors to explore the park and its natural wonders. Crossing the Park on foot can be a challenging and rewarding experience for those looking to explore this unique landscape. Check out our complete travel guide to this destination.

The park covers a large area, and some parts can be more challenging to navigate than others. Here are some of the best tours in Lençóis Maranhenses National Park that you can consider if you’re planning to have an unforgettable experience in the park.

3-day tour in Lençóis Maranhenses National Park

This sand dune tour starts in Barreirinhas, the gateway to the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park. You’ll visit the charming community of Vassouras and Mandacaru, where you’ll get a glimpse into the Lençóis Sand Dunes’ local way of life and meet friendly people eager to share their traditions with you. Then you’ll head to the breathtaking Atins Beach, with its crystal-clear waters and stunning views of the dunes. Check out the complete itinerary here!

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4-day Lençóis Maranhenses Tour

Experience a new route crossing the park in 4 days and 3 nights, outside the traditional circuit. Developed on the south side, this tour allows travelers to keep in touch with villages and families that have inhabited the region for centuries, living practically the same way as their ancestors. This is one of the least explored places, with even more impressive dunes and crystal-clear lagoons not yet visited by visitors. Check out here the complete itinerary we have for you!

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Lençóis Maranhenses Tour 2 days

A more authentic adventure for those who want to experience a crossing but don’t have much time to spare. This area is one of the least explored in the park, with even more impressive dunes and crystal-clear lagoons that have not yet been visited by most tourists. So it’s an excellent opportunity to discover a hidden gem and have a truly unique and unforgettable tour of the Lençóis Maranhenses. Take a look at the full itinerary here!

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Crossing the park on your own can be challenging, especially if you’re not familiar with the area. Consider hiring a licensed guide to help navigate the park and ensure your safety. A guide can also provide valuable insights into the park’s history and ecology, enhancing your overall experience. Connect with a local English-speaking guide on PlanetaEXO and get ready for your next adventure!