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.