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 at the forefront of your travel plans using our Santarem trip planner .
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  • Tapajos is an area of the Amazon rain forest which has been designated as a national park. We visited on an organised day trip from Santarem where our cruise ship had docked - it’s approx 90 mins by c...  more »
  • We went to TNF by boat and visit the Jamaraquá community. The trail through the forest of 3.5 km to see a tree of more than 300 years ... after a canoe by the Bayou. Is very worthwhile for those who enjoy nature!
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  • The TNF is simply unmissable. Forest rich in medicinal plants and impressive trees. Stay in its gown and take a bath in the stream of Jamaraqua
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