Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, Brazil (with Map & Photos)

Lençóis Maranhenses National Park Brazil

The Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, Maranhão State in northeastern Brazil, is home to one of the wonders of Brazilian nature - an amazing area that combines dunes up to 40 meters high of white sand and, framing them, the brightest fresh lakes on earth.

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Lençóis Maranhenses National Park Brazil

This is the only ecological phenomenon that has been formed over a thousand years. The Lençóis Maranhenses National Park in Brazil is unique for its constantly changing landscapes. The landscape in the Park looks like a desert, but during the rainy season, water accumulates between the dunes, creating an amazingly beautiful landscape: a combination of blue-green water and white sand.

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Lençóis Maranhenses National Park Brazil

At this time, life flourishes in the Park: birds arrive, fish, turtles, shrimps, caimans and other animals appear, mangrove plants, reaching a height of 12 m, come to life. And the famous for its beauty lake Lagoa Azul - "blue lake" - is an ideal place for trekking.

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Lençóis Maranhenses National Park Brazil

The intense heat is offset by refreshing, crystal clear water. The best time of the year to visit the region during the rainy season is from December to July, and from June to October, the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park reveals all its beauty.

Lençóis Maranhenses National Park Map