13 days in State of Maranhao Itinerary

13 days in State of Maranhao Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Belem
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Sao Luis
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Barreirinhas
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Santo Amaro do Maranhao
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Belem

5
nights
Sao Luis

Sao Luis ©
Located on the island of Ilha Upaon-Acu, state capital Sao Luis represents the largest city in Maranhao.
Sao Luis is known for historic sites, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Centro Histórico, explore the world behind art at Museu Historico e Artistico do Maranhao, enjoy the sand and surf at Aracagi Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja da Se.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sao Luis planning website.

Belem to Sao Luis is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Sao Luis are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Barreirinhas.

Things to do in Sao Luis

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Valparaiso Acqua Park, Aracagi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Palacio dos Leoes ©
Palacio dos Leoes
Centro Histórico ©
Centro Histórico
Calhau Beach ©
Calhau Beach

5
nights
Barreirinhas

Barreirinhas ©
Most visitors consider Barreirinhas little more than a convenient base for exploring the nearby national park, yet the town's sandy beaches and picturesque riverside setting make it a rewarding destination in and of itself.
Barreirinhas is known for nature, historic sites, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lagoa Bonita e Lagoa Azul, explore the striking landscape of Lencois Maranhenses, kick back and relax at Cabure Beach, and get outside with Rio Formiga.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Barreirinhas visit planner.

Traveling by car from Sao Luis to Barreirinhas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Barreirinhas are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Santo Amaro do Maranhao.

Things to do in Barreirinhas

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Rio Preguicas ©
Rio Preguicas
Lagoa Bonita e Lagoa Azul ©
Lagoa Bonita e Lagoa Azul
Preguicas (Mandacaru) Lighthouse ©
Preguicas (Mandacaru) Lighthouse

2
nights
Santo Amaro do Maranhao

Santo Amaro do Maranhao
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa do Murici, enjoy the sand and surf at Capivara Beach, and then explore the activities along Lagoa da Esperanca. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lagoa da Gaivota and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lagoa das Andorinhas.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Santo Amaro do Maranhao trip maker tool.

Drive from Barreirinhas to Santo Amaro do Maranhao in 2.5 hours. July in Santo Amaro do Maranhao sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santo Amaro do Maranhao

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lencois Maranhenses National Park