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SÃO PAULO & COSTA VERDE

Presentation

Journey along the south coast of the state of Rio de Janeiro in a cultural and ecological mix. The colonial panorama of Paraty gives way to the direct contact with nature, on the beautiful beaches of Ilha Grande.

Attractions

São Paulo the south american megalopolis
Paraty the world heritage romantic & tropical village
Ilha Grande, lonely beachs, trekking trails and no cars!!!!!
Rio de Janeiro and its Jewels : Ipanema, Carnival, Corcovado,…
History – Culture – Nature – Trekking – Ecotourism – Gastronomy

Roadmap –  7 days

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DAY 1 : SÃO PAULO / ARRIVAL & CITY TOUR
International / domestic flight arrival in São Paulo (schedule and flight number to confirm). Reception at the airport and private transportation to the hotel. Check-in, Installation followed by a local visit with an English-speaking guide. Private vehicle to discover the largest city in South America. First, stop in the historical city centre and its Cathedral da Sé, the Patio do Colégio and the São Bento monastery. The visit continues in the neighbourhood of Liberdade, founded by Japanese immigrants, and a visit to São Paulo lungs: the Ibirapuera Park. Stop at bottom of the Bandeirantes monument, the symbol of São Paulo’s origins. The journey finished through the commercial and business district next to the Paulista Avenue and Jardins areas. Return to the hotel by morning’s end. Rest of the day at leisure.
Tickets (s) not included (s). Meals not included. Night at hotel

DAY 2 : SÃO PAULO – PARATY / VISIT
At 09:00, meeting in the hotel lobby and private transportation to Paraty. 04H00 journey for 260 km. Upon arrival, check-in and installation at the hotel. At 14:00, meeting in the hotel lobby with an English-speaking guide for a visit of Paraty’s historical city centre, a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The city reveals, after a century of isolation, its magnificent colonial mansions, its great cultural life and its romantic atmosphere. Return to hotel by the end of the afternoon. Evening at leisure.
Meals not included. Night at the hotel.

DAY 3 : PARATY / BOAT TOUR ON THE BAY
At 09:30, meeting in the hotel lobby with the captain. Walk to Paraty’s marina. The regional fishing boat his equipped for costal navigation. Sailing day to explore the islands and deserted beaches that abound in Paraty’s bay. Bath is mandatory, snorkelling if up to you, Caïpirinha is optional. Return to Paraty with the sunset. Evening at leisure.
Meals not included. Night at the hotel.

DAY 4 : PARATY – ANGRA DOS REIS – ILHA GRANDE
Morning at leisure.
At 13:00, meeting in the hotel lobby. Private transportation to Angra dos Reis. 01H30 journey for 100 km. At 15:30, board on a collective passenger ferry to Ilha Grande. 01H30 navigation. Upon arrival, pick-up at the pier and walk to the hotel. Check-in, installation and evening at leisure.
Ferry boat tickets included. Meals not included. Night at the hotel.
Obs. For other means of transportation to Ilha Grande, contact us.

DAYS 5 & 6 : ILHA GRANDE / AT LEISURE
Days at leisure.
Several activities can be organised. The exuberant nature and isolated location can satisfy the adventurer and the lazy ones…. Our suggestions:

  • Boat excursions to the island treasures;
  • Trekking’s to Lopes Mendes (3H00 walk); the Dois Rios abandoned penitentiary (4H30 walk); the island highest point: Pico do Papagaio (5H30 walk);
  • Farniente, relaxation, and grilled fish;
  • Boat rental, kayaking or surfing;
  • Diving on a wreck submerged in the bay.

Meals not included. Night at the hotel.

DAY 7 : ILHA GRANDE – ANGRA DOS REIS – RIO DE JANEIRO
At 09:15, walking transfer to Ilha Grande’s pier. Collective passenger ferry boat departure at 10:00. 01H30 navigation to Angra dos Reis. Upon arrival, reception at the pier and private transportation to Rio de Janeiro. 02H30 journey for 150 km. Upon arrival, check-in and installation at the hotel. Rest of day at leisure.
Ferry boat tickets included. Meals not included. Night at the hotel.

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