Tour
Included
Skill level
From €1429 8 nights
The once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage, the quintessence of perfection, the holy grail for any kitesurfer. After this downwinder from the famous Jericoacoara until Atins in Brazil, you’ll have to look really hard to find anything in the same league.
Kitesurf conditions

Intermediate, Advanced

Wind: Perfect

Spot: Shallow, Flat, Small waves, Big waves, Choppy

Gear storage

Lessons or coaching

Spot guidance

Rescue service

Walking distance to spot

Crystal clear flat water spots, wave spots, seemingly endless downwind adventures… you name it. The winds keep howling (with around 18 to 30 KTS) as consistent and reliable as if there was a huge fan beyond the horizon. Combined with a climate that makes you wanna wear nothing but maybe a boardshort or a bikini, the Kite Safari Brazil checks all the boxes for a truly epic experience.

Trip characteristics

Accommodation: Hotel, House

Typical Pickup: Tatajuba or Pinto Martins Airport, Fortaleza - State of Ceará, Brazil

Flight search assistance

Suitable for: Solo traveler, Group

German English Portuguese

Ambience: Wilderness, Lively Bars

Experience Type: Collective

Up to 8 guests

The Destination

The coastline between Ceará and Maranhão, in the North-East of Brazil, is well known for its wind guarantee and its unique conditions with constant wind. From Tatajuba to Barra Grande to Delta de Parnaiba to Atins to Macapá you will discover the real Brazil far away from the normal tourist traps including the best kite spots, jungle trips where we see wild animals and dinner party´s with the local cuisine (fish, lobster, crabs, fresh coconut directly from the tree).

The Experience

Kite Brazil Safari 13 days -Tatajuba – Barra Grande – Delta de Parnaiba – Atins – Macapá

Warm up a little, get used to the tropical climate? Great idea!

You can join us either for the full trip (13 nights - 2350€) - or only the first (8 nights - 1429€), or the second part (5 nights - 999€)

Itinerary day by day Part I

  • Day 1 - Tatajuba Tatajuba! Sounds like an exclamation of amazement? There’s a reason for it: It’s the name of a pristine lagoon that is a tropical dream come true. A kite surfer’s dream, that is. The perfect place to kick off our Kite Safari Brazil with an extended warm-up session, followed by a short, fast and fun downwinder.

  • Day 2 - Tatajuba - Jericoacoara Let the leg-burning games begin: Jeri to Tatajuba is a super-fun downwinder that keeps going forever… Lunch brake is at a stylish restaurant in the middle of the mangrove forest of Guriú. Back at Tatajuba there’s still time for a sunset session – and for a well-deserved sundowner at the beach bar.

  • Day 3 - Maceio - Barra Grande This stretch of our Kite Safari is a very tide-sensitive issue, so we have a flexible plan: From Tatajuba we go for a downwinder to Camocim, or we downwind from Camocim past Maceio towards Barra Grande. One way or the other we’ll end up with a post-surf grin in the famous Pousada BGK in Barra Grande.

  • Day 4 - Barra Grande The paradise-on-earth atmosphere of Barra Grande’s lagoon in the middle of a lush mangrove forest is quite a memorable experience. However, if you’re a freestyle kite surfer, there’s something you’ll remember even more: The epic conditions of this mirror-like playground. The ride back with the donkey express is quite fun, as well.

  • Day 5 - Barra Grande & Macapá Spoilt for choice: Another downwinder to the world-class spot Macapá followed by another freestyle session at the local lagoon – or the other way round? In the evening, we’re spoilt for choice again: Another Caipirinha or another ice-cold cocktail from the well-stocked bar at BGK’s?

  • Day 6 - Delta de Parnaíba World-class kite surfing in a world-class scenery. Among all the great kite spots we visit this one could easily be the cherry on the cake. Ilha das Canárias is located in the middle of a river delta and can only be reached by boat – or kite. Here we’ll have 3 days of luxury in the middle of the Amazonian jungle. Fantastic kite surf options can be found along the river and at the rivermouth.

  • Day 7 - Delta de Parnaíba Surf’s up! As in: There’s some pretty solid waves out there. That’s where we’re going after a warmup session along the sandbanks at the rivermouth. This andrenalin-fulled downwinder sessions will take us to an other-worldly dune landscape. A relaxing boat trip through the mangroves takes us back to the pousada, where you might go for a boat safari or some wildlife spotting in the evening.

  • Day 8 - Delta de Parnaíba Surprise, surprise: You won’t get any details about the last day in the Parnaiba Delta. It involes a secret spot and options for flat water and wave sessions. It’s gonna be the grand final of this epic Surf Safari, so be asured that it’s gonna be good.

Itinerary day by day Part II

  • Day 9 - Atins Atins: For well-travelled kite surfers this huge flatwater lagoon has long become a synonym for perfection. To get there we have to get around the largest river delta in the world – the Delta of Parnaiba. After scenic stops in Tutoia and Paulinho our 4WDs drop us in Caburé for a downwinder to the magic lagoon of Atins.

  • Day 10 - Atins Some of the best flatwater spots in Brazil, and at the end of the day the best pizza in Brazil. That’s our mission for today. If you are a freestyler, it doesn’t get much better than Atins – which is why it used to be a well-kept secret for many years. When the tide comes up, we’ll go for an exciting 6km downwinder – just to end up on another flat water playground. You’ll have the munchies when the sun goes down, and the pizza dinner has just the same quality as the surf spots in this region: Outstanding.

  • Day 11 - Atins Have you seen the videos of that Red Bull event where they kite in the middle of an ansolutely surreal dune landscape? That’s where we’re going to today: Lencois Maranhenses national park, known for it’s thousands of blue water lagoons. To get there, we’ll start with a warmup session in the river mouth of Atins, before we enjoy a delightful 15 km downwinder. For dinner, we’ll meet D. Luzia, the grand master of the local shrimp cuisine.

  • Day 12 - Macapá World-class flat water spot with six letters? Macapá! The idea is to enjoy the excellent conditions just in front of the local kite center until we’re ready to drop. Then we’ll dag our tired bones to Thomas, a chronically cheerful Austrian dude with a serious reputition for his apple pie.

  • Day 13 - Macapá For the grand final of this grand Kite Safari we’ll go for a last downwinder from Macapá to Luis Correia. Then it’s time for the farewell dinner, and you know what that means: Brazilian delicacies, ice cold streams of Caipirinha, and shameless raving about the most epic moments and funniest episodes of this adventure.

Getting there

You should get a flight to the airport of Fortaleza (FOR), from there it’s easy to get a transfer to Jeri or Tatajuba. In cooperation with our local partners we can organise the transfers for you.

Accommodation

We will stay in very nice pousadas where ever it is possible directly on the spot always incl. tropical breakfast.

Double room
Included

Price for double occupancy.

Walking distance to spot

Single room

(availability only on request)

Walking distance to spot

1 nights
Price difference +€30.00

Services

Included services
Included
Food: Breakfast
German, English, Portuguese speaking VDWS certified Instructor + local Brazilian guides
4×4 escort Trucks, Boats or Quads always on the beach
99% Wind guarantee
Professional photos, personal album of the tour for every guest
Every downwinder has a kite guide in the water plus a support vehicle on land (boat, car or quad)
Extra expenses
Meals and drinks
Flights and airport transfers

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