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National Forest Tapajos, Santarem

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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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  • Take a guided tour! It is the ideal place to feel completely inside the forest. Go prepared for long walks. Also have money slips because in the place there is not easy access to internet and no payme...  more »
  • We were led by a couple of local guides. Very knowledgeable about their forest and the plants interacting with the critters. Not a difficult trek for the average person. They followed a track that did...  more »
  • Visit the communities of the Tapajos national forest is the opportunity to get to know the local culture, meet the people, the way of life how to make flour, fish etc, the naturaias beauties like Lake, creeks. Is charming.
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