Lençóis Maranhenses

About Lençóis Maranhenses

The National Park of Lençóis is located in the state of Maranhão, in the northeast. The park is a Brazilian conservation unit full protection of nature. Its territory is distributed by the cities of Barreirinhas, Santo Amaro do Maranhao and First Cross. Lençóis stands out due to the ecosystem with dunes, salt marsh and wetlands, in addition to the strong winds and frequent rain. Tourists from around the world visit the park to take tours through the dunes and bathing in the beautiful lakes and ponds that are formed by the rains. To get the access site can be done by land routes BR 135, by sea going down the river sloths in Atins by air by Parnaíba International Airport in Piauí or waterways by river sloths. Entrance to the park is the city of Barreirinhas and she also has a landing strip for small aircraft. Other cities with access to the park are Santo Amaro do Maranhao, First Cross, Paulino Neves and Humberto de Campos. Look for the different agencies of tourisms which are in cities with access to the park, to program for the rides because it is usually necessary to go with 4x4 vehicle to pass through the dunes. Tourists can stay in various hotels that have these cities and take advantage of all the rides and the beautiful sights of the Maranhenses National Park.

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Sep 20, 2018