Eco-tourism in Brazil: Lençóis Maranhenses


Lençóis Maranhenses is one of the most magnificent destinations in our country. Its desert dunes combined with the crystalline water lagoons form a unique landscape! It is located in the state of Maranhao, North of Brazil.

The Lençóis Maranhenses National Park is a total conservation unit. It has an area of more than 155 thousand hectares and is part of the Route of Emotions. The composition of dunes and lagoons form an ecosystem that is unique in the world.

While the dunes are formed by the force of the winds, its lagoons emerge during the rainy season, which fills the water tables in the first half of the year.

As soon as the rainy season ends in late May – mid-June, the region becomes an attraction for tourists from all over the world! there. Also, be prepared to walk a lot and get very dirty with sand.


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