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The Charms of Belém Private Tour

The charming district of Belén is the place to go if you are looking for an authentic and historical atmosphere where you can find iconic landmarks and a beautiful view from the harbor. Did you also know that's where the beloved pasteis de nata originated from? Yes, Belém is a small local gem that you shouldn't miss! Let your favorite local show you the magic surrounding the district of Belém. With a fantastic combination of historical monuments, fascinating museums and beautifully maintained parks, all of which line the cooling waters of the Tejo estuary; you are in for a treat.  If there's a word that describes the sights of Belém, it should be iconic. From Praça do Império, a grandiose and beautiful park, to the UNESCO world heritage site of Torre de Belém, and the modern MAAT museum with its amazing view. On this private tour, you'll see them all! Everyone who visits Portugal takes a bite of the delicious pasteis de nata, but the real deal is here in Belem! Try the original pastry beloved by the locals and hear the exciting story behind its creation which is still baked according to the secret Catholic monks’ recipe.

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Belem to Boa Vista do Acara Ribeirinhos Village Guided Tour

Meet your guide at 8:00am to board the departing boat to the port of Boa Vista do Acara Village. See the “Ribeirinhos”, the Amazonian people who live along the river and their native houses. At 9:00am, begin hiking up the village trails of Boa Vista do Acara along the vegetation. Pass through a large tree and centennial Sumaúma while on this 40-minute walk. Upon your arrival in the community, you will be greeted with a traditional snacks including juices, tapioquinhas and pastries made from cassava.After your visit, stroll over to the where locals produce cassava flour and its derivatives. Learn of how the cultivation of priprioca, a type of grass with fragrant root, currently used by cosmetics industry, is being increasingly used as a flavoring in cooking. Moreover, you will also be taught about fruits of the Amazonian trees such as brazilian nut, tucumã, acai, graviola and buriti. Finally, immerse yourself in a fragrant herbal bath in the nearby creek. Return to Port Vila Boa Vista's Acara by 1:30pm and transfer by river back to Belem.