Cumbuco Beach and Sand Dunes Tour from Fortaleza

  • Tour code: 647-2511
  • Available: Daily
  • Depart from: Fortaleza, Brazil
  • Duration: 8 Hours
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Originally an ancient fisherman colony, Cumbuco Beach is a beautiful place with a surprising sand dune landscape. This vacation paradise has all the amenities of classic hotels, bars and restaurants, complete with horse back riding, dune buggies, and ski-bunda high speed sand dune sledding!

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Adult:$24
Child:$18
  • The listing price is for Spanish and Portuguese SPEAKING tour.

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Fortaleza
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Day 1 Fortaleza

Guests will be picked up in Fortaleza to begin this tour. Please see "Departure and Return" for more detailed information regarding pickup and drop-off times and locations. On this city tour, we will discover the unique history of the beautiful city of Fortaleza, which grew from a small Portuguese colonial village. Today, the city is the 5th largest in the country. We will see parts of the city both young and old, as well as its most important buildings and areas: the Metropolitan Cathedral, Central Market, the President Castelo Branco Mausoleum, Martyr's Square, the Center of Tourism, the Statue of Iracema and the crafts fair on Meireles Beach, the Raft Harbor of Mucuripe Beach, and the famous Praia do Futuro.

Following the route along the Costa Sol Poente (Coast of the Setting Sun), we will discover a haven of countless natural beauty. Outside of the city, to the east, we will find Cumbuco, a small fishing village amidst a beautiful landscape of sand dunes, dotted with small oases of green coconut trees and sparkling ponds. We will have all the amenities we need to relax, with hotels, bars, and restaurants nearby. After we get a chance to relax and are ready for some action Cumbuco Beach offers rafting, dune buggy rides, ski-bunda (a local sport where riders take a speed sled down the giant sand dunes and end in the waters below. At the end of the day, we will return to Fortaleza, where guests will be dropped off to bring an end to this tour.

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    The city of Fortaleza is known for its traditional handicrafts. This market in the center of the city serves to display the works of local artists. With four floors and plenty of shops, there is no shortage of interesting findings.
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    This mausoleum and memorial in Fortaleza is dedicated to former president Castelo Branco, who gained his position as one of the leaders of a military coup in the 1960s.
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    One of the main tourist areas of Fortaleza, Meireles Beach is loaded with hotels, restaurants, and shops - busy all day long. There are many barracas, or beachfront restaurants, so visitors can eat right on the beach!
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    This large, 5,000-person capacity cathedral, built in the Gothic-Romanesque style, is the third largest in the country, and the seat of the Archdiocese of Fortaleza. Its twin off-white spires rise amongst the Fortaleza skyline.
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    One of the many beautiful beaches in Fortaleza, Mucuripe is home to the raft harbor, where local fishermen leave their jagandas, a type of local fishing boat. You can watch as they set these boats off to make a catch.
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    Its name means the "Beach of the Future," this beach is not as busy as some of the others in the city. It has some of the most barracas, restaurants built right on the beach.
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    Built in the city's old public jail, the tourism center is the the headquarters of Emcetur, the major tourism company in the state or Ceara. Here, you can tour the building and get information on the city's other sights.
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    This small fishing village lies a few kilometers outside of Fortaleza. The beaches in the area are regarded as perfect locations for kite and windsurfing. Other fun local activities include rafting, dune buggy rides, and ski-bunda.

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