17 days in Belem, Alter do Chao & Ilha do Marajo Itinerary

17 days in Belem, Alter do Chao & Ilha do Marajo Itinerary

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Belem
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Alter do Chao
— 4 nights
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Soure
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Belem

Belem ©

City of Mango Trees

With its roots as the first European colony on the Amazon River, Belem has played an important part in the history of northern Brazil.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Corvette Museum Solimoes and praca Dom Frei Caetano Brandao. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Belem: Caripi Beach (in Barcarena) and Mosqueiro (Paraiso Beach & Praia Marahu). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nossa Senhora de Nazare, explore the world behind art at Museu de Arte Sacra do Para, don't miss a visit to Estacao das Docas, and contemplate the long history of Forte do Presepio.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Belem road trip planner.

Sao Paulo to Belem is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In November, Belem is somewhat warmer than Sao Paulo - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Alter do Chao.

Things to do in Belem

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

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Basilica de Nossa Senhora de Nazare ©
Basilica de Nossa Senhora de Nazare
Estacao das Docas ©
Estacao das Docas
Mangal das Garcas ©
Mangal das Garcas

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Alter do Chao

Alter do Chao ©
Officially an administrative district of Santarem, and unofficially the town's main selling point, Alter do Chao lies 33 km (21 mi) west of the town center.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cururu's Point and Ponta do Mureta. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alter do Chao: Santarem (Science and Culture Museum, Arua Waterfall, &more). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Praia ilha do amor, don't miss a visit to Meeting of the Waters, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alter do Chao Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Good Health Parish.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Alter do Chao trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Belem to Alter do Chao. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Amazon Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In November, daily temperatures in Alter do Chao can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Soure.

Things to do in Alter do Chao

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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Alter do Chao Beach ©
Alter do Chao Beach
Catedral Nossa Senhora Da Conceicao ©
Catedral Nossa Senhora Da Conceicao
Cristo Rei - Centro De Artesanato do Tapajos ©

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Soure

Soure ©

Pearl of Marajo

On the east coast of Marajo Island in Brazil's tropical north, Soure enjoys warm weather and a strong beach culture all year round.
Explore hidden gems such as Barra Velha Beach and Sao Jeronimo Farm. There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Atelier Arte Mangue Marajo, steep yourself in history at Ruins of Joanes, stroll through Araruna Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Bom Jesus Farm.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Alter do Chao to Soure. The time zone difference moving from Amazon Standard Time to Brasilia Standard Time is 1 hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Soure

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Barra Velha Beach ©
Barra Velha Beach
Atelier Arte Mangue Marajo ©
Atelier Arte Mangue Marajo
Bom Jesus Farm ©
Bom Jesus Farm