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National Forest Tapajos, Santarem

(4.6/5 based on 160+ reviews on the web)
Founded in 1974, National Forest Tapajos preserves 527,000 he (1,302,250 ac) of forestland around the banks of the Tapajós River. A great diversity of geography and wildlife is encompassed within the vast forest; you will find rivers, lakes, wetlands, hills, plateaus, gigantic trees, fields, palm heart groves, and hundreds of species of flora and fauna. Visit the local indigenous communities that make sustainable use of the resources of the river and forest, and learn about rubber tapping, making medicinal oils from tree sap and seeds, climbing palm trees, and local handicrafts. Put National Forest Tapajos and other Santarem attractions into our Santarem itinerary maker, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The FLONA was the most amazing place I could visit. Beautiful and preserved. I did a trail of six miles, depending on the Guide, you can do a trail full of relevant information and that will stay in memory. Very hot and it takes a little bit of fitness.
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  • A fantastic experience and one we will not forget. Our guide Gil is a man with huge energy and enthusiasm. From the moment he picked us up at the airport to stay at his lovely home in Alter do Chao wi...  more »
  • I took a guide down here by boat and join a group. Great 4 hour hike through forest seeing rubber trees and the finale the biggest tree I've ever seen!! Great Walk!!