Excursion

Santa Lucia Nature Walk

Nature walk in Santa Lucia Woods(Walking duration is approximately 1 ½ hours)

Price TBD
  • Code
    ADC-AW
  • Level
    Soft
  • Walking Type
    Little
  • Activity Type
    All
  • Age
    All ages
  • Duration
Combining a drive along Amazonian roads and a walk on a forest trail, this outing affords a comprehensive introduction to the region’s unique fauna and floraBoard your motor coach for your journey along the Alter do Chão/Santarem roadSoon, you will reach the Santarem-Cuiaba Highway, the only road connecting this area of the Amazon with other parts of BrazilTaking in the sights from your motor coach window, climb to an elevation of 518 feet – in the Amazon, an Alpine elevation indeedI
ts relatively high elevation is not the road’s only point of interest; it also offers a look at slash-and-burn agriculture and its effect on the land and forestA dirt road now takes you to Bosque Santa Lucia, or Santa Lucia WoodsHere, your knowledgeable guide will select a portion of the more than three miles of trails for your enchanting nature walkAlthough a secondary forest, Bosque Santa Lucia contains more than 400 species of trees and features characteristics of the more distant and inaccessible virgin forests, including trees and plants that thrive in nutrient-poor tropical soilsAt the conclusion of your forest stroll, return to Alter do Chão