Paraiba Tour Brazil

6-Day Paraiba Tour: Discover the Treasures of Northeast Brazil

6-Day Paraiba Tour: Discover the Treasures of Northeast Brazil

$2750 per person

Embark on an unforgettable Paraiba tour, where the vibrant landscapes of Northeast Brazil come alive through your lens. With a 6-day, 5-night journey, this tour explores the hidden treasures of Paraíba, offering a perfect blend of exploration, relaxation, and photography.

Highlights of the Paraiba Tour:

Cabaceiras, the Hollywood of Northeast

In the charming town of Cabaceiras, you’ll discover cinematic landscapes that have graced the screens of renowned Brazilian films like “Auto da Compadecida.” Visit the famed Roliúde Nordestina sign, and immerse yourself in a place where real and imaginary stories intertwine.

Lajedo de Pai Mateus

Explore the otherworldly Lajedo de Pai Mateus, where you’ll walk amidst towering rocks that seem part of another planet. Capture the magnificent orange sunsets over the “sertão” and even have the chance to photograph this breathtaking landscape at night.

Barra do Mamanguape

Witness the picturesque beauty of Barra do Mamanguape, where the river meets the sea. Explore the rich history and culture of the Potiguara territory, one of the oldest indigenous reserves in Brazil, and learn about the handcrafted boats still built in an artisanal way.

Traditional Leather Workshops

Visit small villages in the region to learn about the local leather industry, a vital part of Paraíba’s economy. Observe traditional craftsmanship and techniques that have been employed for generations, and gain insights into the daily lives of the people in this drought-prone region.

Culinary and Cultural Experiences

Savor the flavors of Paraíba, from the region’s famous ‘cachaças’ to traditional dishes that showcase the local cuisine. Whether you’re relaxing in a rural ‘pousada’ or exploring indigenous territories, you’ll immerse yourself in unique cultural experiences that connect you with the heart and soul of Paraíba.

Archeological Explorations

Uncover the mysteries of the Ingá stone, an ancient archeological site with rock carvings that date back thousands of years. Delve into the region’s pre-colonial history and marvel at the secrets still held within this remarkable site.

Coastal and Natural Wonders

Experience the tranquility of Paraíba’s north coast, a lesser-known gem in national tourism. Swim in crystal-clear natural pools, photograph local fishermen, and embrace the pristine beauty of locations like Tramataia and Camurupim.

Each of these highlights captures the essence of the 6-day Paraíba tour, offering a blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and historical depth. From the dried outbacks to the lush coast, this tour unveils the diverse and enchanting world of Northeast Brazil.

What’s Included:

  • Professional photographer guides
  • Transport by car (from/to Castro Pinto Airport)
  • Comfortable accommodations
  • Generous breakfast
  • Essential visiting fees, including local guide remuneration and boatman fees for a full day

What’s Not Included:

  • Additional food and drinks
  • Travel insurance
  • Airline tickets
  • Other tours or personal expenses

Important Notes:

  • Group Size and Personalization: Limited to 7 participants, this tour ensures personalized attention. Private and personalized tours are also available.
  • Cultural Support: This tour actively promotes and supports Brazilian culture and traditions.
  • Skill Level: Participants of all photography skill levels are welcome.
  • What to Bring: Warm clothing is advisable, and cash may be needed in areas where cards are not accepted.

Join us for this one-of-a-kind Paraiba tour and discover the surprises and splendors that await in this lesser-known gem of Brazil. Whether you are a professional photographer or a nature enthusiast, this tour will connect you with the heart and soul of Northeast Brazil, leaving you with unforgettable memories.

Pricing Details

  • Solo Journey: 5500 USD
  • Traveling Pair: 3110 USD per person
  • Group Adventures: 2750 USD per person (for groups of 3 or more)
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  • What to wear
    Comfortable seasonal clothing and shoes
  • Included
    Entrance Fees
    Photo Assistance
  • Not Included
    Local Flights

Tour Plan

Day 1: Arrival in João Pessoa - Introduction to Cabaceiras
Morning: Arrive in João Pessoa, the capital of Paraíba, and transfer to your accommodation. Meet your tour guide and fellow travelers for an orientation.
Afternoon: Depart for Cabaceiras, the Hollywood of the Northeast. Explore the famous film locations and enjoy a guided tour of the town. Visit the Roliúde Nordestina sign and experience local culture.
Evening: Dinner at a local restaurant featuring regional cuisine. Overnight in Cabaceiras.
Day 2: Lajedo de Pai Mateus - Rock Exploration
Morning: Breakfast at the hotel followed by a guided exploration of Lajedo de Pai Mateus. Walk amidst towering rocks, learn about their geological formation, and enjoy breathtaking views.
Afternoon: Picnic lunch and continue to explore, taking photographs and enjoying the natural surroundings.
Evening: Return to Cabaceiras for dinner and an optional visit to local artisan shops. Overnight in Cabaceiras.
Day 3: Barra do Mamanguape - Indigenous Culture and Coastline
Morning: Depart for Barra do Mamanguape. Explore the Potiguara territory and learn about indigenous culture.
Afternoon: Enjoy a boat tour where the river meets the sea. Discover the unique ecosystem, engage with local communities, and indulge in fresh seafood lunch.
Evening: Return to João Pessoa. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 4: Traditional Leather Workshops - Artisanal Crafts
Morning: Visit villages renowned for traditional leather craftsmanship. Watch artisans at work and understand the techniques that have sustained the local economy.
Afternoon: Lunch with local families and continue to explore the village. Opportunity for hands-on experience with leather crafting.
Evening: Return to João Pessoa. Dinner at a local restaurant and overnight stay.
Day 5: Culinary and Cultural Experiences - Flavors of Paraíba
Morning: Engage in a culinary tour, visiting local markets and tasting unique regional products like 'cachaças.'
Afternoon: Cooking class with a renowned local chef, where you'll prepare and enjoy traditional Paraíba dishes.
Evening: Cultural event featuring local music and dance. Overnight in João Pessoa.
Day 6: Coastal and Natural Wonders - Departure
Morning: Travel to Paraíba's north coast. Swim in natural pools, explore hidden beaches like Tramataia and Camurupim, and capture the coastal beauty.
Afternoon: Farewell lunch and time to relax before transferring to João Pessoa's airport.
Evening: Departure, marking the end of an unforgettable journey through the landscapes, cultures, and flavors of Paraíba.

Tour Location

Paraíba's North Coast offers hidden beaches and natural pools. It's a haven for relaxation and enjoyment, with unspoiled landscapes that are perfect for unwinding or indulging in water activities.


Paraíba, nestled in Brazil's northeastern region, stands as a true coastal gem that offers a wide range of experiences. From its stunning coastal cities with pristine beaches to its arid hinterlands, rich with cultural heritage and history, Paraíba is a unique blend of natural beauty and vibrant local traditions. Whether it's the cuisine, artisanship, music, or festivals, there's an abundance of exploration awaiting every traveler.

João Pessoa

The capital of Paraíba, João Pessoa, is famous for its breathtaking coastline and rich cultural heritage. Visitors can experience both modernity and traditional Brazilian culture through local food, museums, architecture, and scenic landscapes.


Known as the Hollywood of Northeast Brazil, Cabaceiras offers cinematic landscapes and has been the location for renowned Brazilian films. This inland municipality is recognized for its unique geological features and desert-like environment.

Lajedo de Pai Mateus

Located near Cabaceiras, Lajedo de Pai Mateus is a geological wonderland. The site's towering rock formations and magnificent orange sunsets are a feast for the eyes and offer exciting opportunities for photography and exploration.

Barra do Mamanguape

Barra do Mamanguape is an area of stunning beauty where the river meets the sea in Potiguara territory, one of Brazil's oldest indigenous reserves. Visitors can explore the cultural richness of the region and enjoy the spectacular natural scenery.

Traditional Leather Workshops

Throughout various villages in Paraíba, traditional leather workshops reveal the local industry's skill and artistry. Visitors can observe traditional craftsmanship and learn about the process that sustains the region's economy.

Culinary and Cultural Experiences

In Paraíba, culinary and cultural experiences are integral to the local way of life. From savoring the region's famous 'cachaças' and traditional dishes to immersing oneself in local festivals and traditions, there's a vibrant world to discover.