Ausflüge in Fortaleza - Cumbuco Beach & Sand Dunes
Ausflüge in Fortaleza: Take in the sights and sounds of Fortaleza on this fascinating sightseeing city tour, then kick back and unwind on the beautiful Cumbuco beach. This tour also offers the opportunity to take an exhilarating dune buggy ride and take a shot at ski-bunda, the popular local sport.
Bursting with energy and a year round sunny climate, Fortaleza is an appealing destination. Contemplate the city’s full beauty as you wander through the streets of old quarter flanked by well-maintained historical buildings that date back to the 17th century. Stop at the Metropolitan Cathedral and pop inside to admire the mosaics before heading to the vibrant Central Market. Fortaleza boasts a treasure-trove of remarkable attractions, which are included in your itinerary, such as the President Castelo Branco Mausoleum, the Martyr’s Square and the Statue of Iracema. You will also have the chance to pick up a souvenir at the famous crafts fair located on Meireles Beach, take a look at the peaceful raft harbour of Mucuripe and visit the well-loved Praia do Futuro beach.
In the second part of your tour we’ll slow things down as we take you onto the Sol Puente Route to discover a haven of paradisiacal beaches. We’ll stop at the renowned Cumbuco Beach. Originally the site of an ancient fisherman colony, Cumbuco has a gorgeous landscape dominated by towering sand dunes dotted with swaying coconut trees and sparkling ponds. Sink your toes into the sand, order a cocktail or sample some delicious local cuisine as you relax and soak up the sun. When you’re done having time-out you have the option to go on a dune buggy ride or take part in the local sport, ‘ski-bunda’ high speed sand dune sledging - probably the most fun you will ever have on dry land!
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel Lobby.
Duration: Eight hours.
Start/opening time: 7.45am.
Languages: English.

Ausflüge in Fortaleza - Exotic Canoa Quebrada Beach
Ausflüge in Fortaleza: Canoa Quebrada offers a true beach paradise, ideal for anyone searching for an unspoilt and beautiful destination right at the edge of the ocean. The tour takes visitors on the route known as Sol Nascente, ending up at the justly-celebrated town of Canoa Quebrada some 156 kilometres away from Fortaleza.
Set among an impressive range of vast cliffs, the beach lies at the heart of small, reef-protected bay that offers blissful swimming in warm, crystalline waters and all the peace and tranquillity needed to escape from the pressures of the modern world.
When lunchtime comes round and hunger starts to strike, why not pay a visit to one of the many huts dotted across the sand, where you can indulge your appetite with some of the freshest, most mouth-watering seafood dishes ever likely to pass across your palate? Those of a more adventurous disposition have the option of a high-speed buggy ride across the rugged sand dunes that fringe the beach.
If you have ever wondered what it might be like to take part in a thrilling rally over a stark desert landscape, now is your chance to find out. The town of Canoa Quebrada itself is like a place where time has stood still. Enchanting in its simplicity, its warm and welcoming atmosphere is irresistible. This excursion operates in English and Spanish.
Meeting/pick-up point: Roundtrip Transfer to Most Hotels.
Duration: 8 Hours Approximately.
Start/opening time: 7.30am. Please confirm your trip with the supplier 48 hours before the tour starts.
Languages: English and Spanish.

Ausflüge in Fortaleza - Fortaleza City Tour
Ausflüge in Fortaleza: Explore the history and beauty of Brazil's fifth largest city, Fortaleza. Historically a small village colonized by the Portuguese, it officially became a city in 1726. Situated along the northern coast of the country, you're invited to see the sights the city has to offer, both old and new, on a two hour guided tour.
Along your tour, you'll experience the full spectrum of Fortaleza. You'll remark at the juxtaposition of times past and present. Take this opportunity to relish in the diversity and splendor of the city's well maintained historical buildings. Tour through the older districts of the city where you will be awed by the towering architecture of the Metropolitan Cathedral. Continuing with the past, enjoy touring both Martyr's Square and the Center of Tourism. Contrast these older colonial sights with newer, modern structures as you tour the truly bright and unique President Castelo Branco Mausoleum and the sleek and intriguing Statue of Iracema. After getting a taste for the duality present throughout the city, visit the coastline and get a feel for the natural bounty Fortaleza has to offer. Take in the sun and surf of the famed beach of 'Praia do Futuro' and shop the crafts fair along the Beach of Meireles, which also shelters the Rafts Harbour of Mucuripe, a sight in and of itself. A myriad of styles lends to the appeal of Fortaleza.
As you tour the enriching city of Fortaleza, you'll come to the realization that with so much on offer, the city clearly provides a little something for everyone.
Meeting/pick-up point: Roundtrip Transfer to Most Hotels.
Duration: 2 Hours Approximately.
Start/opening time: 7.45apm. Please confirm your trip with the supplier 48 hours before the tour starts.
Languages: English and Spanish.

Ausflüge in Fortaleza - Fortaleza tour and optional visit to Seaside Water Park
Ausflüge in Fortaleza: Everyone wants to have fun and make memories in paradise and that's just what this day trip will provide. Discover the many faces of charming Fortaleza, a dynamic city full of history, and hidden among the sandy dunes of the Aquiraz district, you'll find the beach of Porto das Dunas, home to one of the top water parks in the world, Beach Park.
Start your day with the city tour discovering the real Fortaleza, both old and new, seeing known landmarks such as the Metropolitan Cathedral, Central Market, the President Castelo Branco Mausoleum, the lush Martyrs’ Square, as well as the Center of Tourism, the Statue of Iracema and the Beach of Meireles with its famous craft fair and the well-known beach, ‘Praia do Futuro’. Today Fortaleza is the fifth largest city in Brazil and a hub of activity, tourism and commerce. This tour will show you around the handsome, well-preserved architecture and fabulous beaches in the area.
During the afternoon, you can venture 22 km east of Fortaleza on the Sol Nascente Route in northern Brazil to reach a modern oasis; a perfect mix of the fun and natural beauty of the beach, with the high tech rides of your favourite water park. The park offers a little something for everyone with speedy water slides and drenching waterfalls, a lazy river to laze along, and two rides for the thrill seekers in the group, rides you won't find anywhere else. For those of you that can only take so many trips down the slides, not to worry, the park compound also hosts a resort hotel, souvenir shops, the Jangada museum, and an area on the beach roasting fresh caught crab.
With this distinctive trip, you can combine the best of both worlds in just one day: the lively city and the tranquillity of the beach.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick-up from hotels.
Duration: Approx. eight hours.
Start or opening time: 7.45am.
Languages: English and Spanish.
Others: The acces to the beach park has an extra fee that will be charged at the park in case the client wants to enter.

Ausflüge in Fortaleza - Lagoinha - The Postcard Beach
Ausflüge in Fortaleza: Elope to paradise for a day with this excursion from Fortaleza to the famous beach of Lagoinha and enjoy a landscape of surf washing against white sands, coconut trees and golden sand dunes. This is the postcard of Brazil you have seen in ads a thousand times – but now you are standing in the middle of it.
Enjoy a scenic drive along the famed Sol Poente route from Fortaleza to Lagoinha that will whet your appetite for what lies ahead. On arrival at Lagoinha beach, behold the beauty of this crescent-shaped natural bay that has been blessed by the gods. Back in the day, pirates who roamed the Caribbean would wind down here, which goes to show that they had an eye for more than just booty! Today, Lagoinha is a quite fishermen’s colony and the heady stuff of yesteryear has long given way to more leisurely pursuits such as sunbathing, swimming and beach volley.
There are many activities available at the Lagoinha. Lounge in one of the bars and restaurant, nursing a cool, refreshing drink of coconut water and munching on seafood while watching the waves gently roll in. Explore the palm tree-lined beaches and sand dunes by foot or on optional buggy tours or horse rides. Other options include sailboat cruises to the Almecegas Lagoon, which is formed by a sandbar, and rides on pau-de-arara (a type of open truck used by agricultural workers). There’s always something to do in paradise!
Meeting/pick-up point: Roundtrip transfer to/from most hotels.
Duration: Eight hours.
Start/opening time: 7.30am.

Ausflüge in Fortaleza - Morro Branco
Ausflüge in Fortaleza: Become lost in the labyrinth of intriguing natural rock formations along Morro Branco beach in the beautiful district of Beberibe. About 50 miles from the city of Fortaleza, Morro Branco is one of the most breathtaking sections of the Ceara coast and has been the location for a number of Brasilian film and television productions.
Marvel as you wind your way between the surreal peaks and valleys of rock that stretch the length of the beach. Eroded over time by wind and water, these extraordinary formations display colourful bands of sedimentary rock that can be seen nowhere else in the world. Along with its stunning natural beauty, Morro Branco is world famous for its intricate handmade sand artworks, delicately crafted inside glass containers. Of course no visit to this area would be complete without some serious beach and relaxation time, so don’t forget your swimsuit!
The Morro Branco tour offers pick-up and drop-off to and from most hotels in Fortaleza. It is about an eight-hour round trip departing at 7.30am. Your experienced guide will ensure you encounter the best of Morro Branco, and can inform you about the area in either English or Spanish. It is recommended you bring sturdy footwear such as hiking boots or tennis shoes, and don’t forget your sunscreen, sunglasses, sandals, a towel and a swimsuit, for some relaxation on this spectacular Brasilian beach! A good level of fitness is required for this tour. Please confirm with the tour operator 48 hours before your trip departs.
Meeting/pick-up point: Roundtrip Transfer to Most Hotels.
Duration: 8 Hours Approximately.
Start/opening time: 7.30am. Please confirm your trip with the supplier 48 hours before the tour starts.
Languages: English and Spanish.

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