Arapiuns River Tour is an Cultural tours in Alter do Chao and it is an unparalleled adventure for its lush banks of rock formations, its beautiful deserted beaches and long sand dunes that stretch for tens of meters. In this wonderful scenario are communities that manually produce their own crafts using straws seeds and roots for coloring and decoration, communities that create turtles, bees, fish and practice international ecotourism. Equally important to stress in this tour is the fact that few boats in Alter do Chão are able to safely cross the dangerous and turbulent waters of the Tapajós River that 90% of the days produce waves up to 2 meters high due to strong winds in this locality of the River. Our boats and ships are of excellent quality, has all safety equipment and our professional guides are experienced to provide safe and pleasant tours in any occasion.
We will start our “Cultural tours in Alter do Chao” northbound passing the piranha lake with our first photo shoot in the (1) Cururu tip. We will do the (2) Crossing of the impressive Tapajós River passing by Vila Franca community and into the Arapiuns River. Our first stop will be at the beautiful (3) Urucureá community and visit Mr. Jose property where you will witness his wife fabricate beautiful handicrafts and receive valuable knowledge on the arts and history of the Arapiuns River. We will continue our tour through the gorgeous rocky shores stopping at the fantastic (4) Caruci beach to have a pretty and fun picnic with fresh fruit “watermelon, pineapple, banana, passion fruit, orange, apple and coconut.” After many photos and swimming in clear waters we´ll continue to our favorite stop, the fascinating (5) Torono Tip. Life immediately becomes wonderful when you presence a places like this … we will walk through sand dunes stretching dozens of meters, dive in the Arapiuns River and a large lake with dozens of birds flying over our heads and the dolphins showing their fins. YES, life is good… We´ll cross the Arapiuns river to the (***) (6) Anã community where we´ll play on the beach, visit the community beekeeping, fish farm and have a delicious native lunch in of the community. After the delicious native lunch, we´ll continue to the (7) Icuxi tip to fascinate ourselves with an incredible sunset remembering a day that will stay in your mind and heart to the rest of your lives. After the sunset we´ll return to Alter do Chão sailing under a clear starry sky. “You also have the option to do this tour in 2 days camping in the beach with fire watching a beautiful starry sky, walking in the beach in the evening, fishing and much more…” Selvagem Tours understands that you are the reason of our tours so we personalize them with the utmost care and attention…* Fast boats – They are all new boats, powerful engines; all safety equipment, leather seats and sum covers.** Big regional ships – They have four different ambient, two executive suites, one lounge for leisure or rest, stand up board, kayak, barbecue place, music equipment, powerful engine and all safety equipment.***Anã – visit to the community beekeeping, fish farm is optional with a cost of R$ 20.00 per person, we are very grateful for the customers who choose to support their beautiful work. Also a cost of R$ 20.00 per person for the native home provided your lunch.