Pedra Furada, Jericoacoara

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The Arched Rock, Pedra Furada has become a symbol of Jericoacoara and is a collection of rock shelters used for thousands of years by human populations. The rock formations provide evidence that people may have entered this hemisphere 21,000–40,000 years ago, as opposed to previous beliefs that stated humans from the New World arrived no longer than 15,000 years ago. Controversy surrounding whether the formation was formed naturally by ecological methods or by man-made early settlers is something that you can determine for yourself when you visit.

Walking east from town along the shore you'll first pass Malhada Beach, which is a smaller beach popular with surfers. At low tide, most of the beach is walkable, otherwise take the higher path along Serrote hill. The walk takes about 2 hours in total. If you're traveling with children, consider renting a dune buggy, then you'll have to walk about 1.5 km (0.9 mi) along the beach at low tide. If you prefer, you can hire a guide service with knowledge of high and low tides to bring you safely to the rock. Arrange your visit to Pedra Furada and discover more family-friendly attractions in Jericoacoara using our Jericoacoara tour planner.
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  • To get there you have to take a good walk, around 40 minutes. But it's more a spectacle of nature in this state that holds cannot describe landscapes. It's more of a visual amazing in these sensational beaches. But take a good bottle of water, don't forget!
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  • A beautiful tourist attraction, but it's good to know that it is a nice walk on the beach, with some stretches tiring, but worth it for a nice picture and enjoy the scenery.
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  • I took a cart of ida to 10 reais, that it was worth because even though the course is not long, is on rise and is exhausting, and arriving, there is to descend by a major Creek (I suggest go with sneakers, sandals is dangerous because I saw it). Indeed there are vendors of beverages to prices reasonable, cute place and the view of the sea is beautiful, much wind but missed. He return it did walking to be able to see the Park national, in down was much more easy... 100% recommended visit!
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