BOA VISTA DO ACARA - PARA
1 DAY

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ITINERARY

Departure at 8:00 a.m. to the port in Belem. We will embark at 8:30 a.m. (in a rented regional boat) to Boa Vista do Acara community. It will be, approximately, 50 minutes of navigation. During the trip, that cross Guama River, is possible to see and understand how people live in the region. Arrival at the community port around 9:20 a.m. and meeting with community leaders. They will be our guides during the whole day. Then, we will begin a walk of 20 minutes from the port to the Association Center, where we will introduce ourselves to each other and a welcome snack prepared by the community will be waiting for us. From there we will go to the Priprioca’s plantation, an aromatic root used in cosmetics production. As priprioca takes a minimum of eight months to be reaped, native families support themselves with the cultivation of açai, cupuaçu, biriba and many others fruits species that we will also have the opportunity to know. Still in the morning, we will participate of the process of handmade production of “manioc flour”, the base of the Amazon food. Lunch at the community (included). In the afternoon, we will stop by a igarape (small channel of the river) to swim and take a wonderful bath with aromatic natural plants, called “banho de cheiro”, that is an old tradition highly respected and widespread in Boa Vista do Acara. And, at the end, we will walk back to the port and embark at 3:00 p.m. to return to Belem. Arrival at 3:50 p.m. and transfer to the hotel.

TRIP INCLUDES

  • TRANSFERS

Transfers in Belem as described in the itinerary.

  • BOAT TRANSFERS

Boat transfers during activities as described in the itinerary.

  • VISITATION FEE

Visitation fee for the community association.

  • MEALS

01 lunch and 01 snack. Other expenses on food and drinks are not included.

  • VISITS AND ACTIVITIES

All visits and activities scheduled.

  • Welcome gift

Handmade gift from our region.

  • Travel insurance

Travel insurance.

  • Hosts

Local guides and hosts during the tours.

  • Logistics coordinator

Bilingual logistics coordinator from Estacao Gabiraba team.

WHAT TO BRING

  • Camera
  • Travel journals & notebooks
  • Light clothes and comfortable sandals
  • Umbrella or raincoat
  • Sunglasses
  • Repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimwear
  • Hiking clothes and closed shoes
  • Kit of personal medications
  • CDs, books, postcards, photos or any other item related to your culture to show or share.

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