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Chapada dos Veadeiros

Chapada dos Veadeiros

4 Days / 3 Nights

This itinerary has been designed to take in the key highlights of the Chapada dos Veadeiros at a comfortable level for individual or group visitors. It's a tour for visitors wanting a moderate pace with hikes on steeper and rocky trails to visit the wonderfull waterfalls with clear and fresh waters of the Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park, World Heritage Site - UNESCO.

1st day: Brasilia - Alto Paraiso - Vale da Lua.

Transfer from Brasilia to Alto Paraiso (3 hours). Lunch in Alto Paraiso. Guided tour to Vale da Lua, an extraordinary moon-scape of rock sculpted by the force of the São Miguel river. Visit to the relaxing hot springs at nearby Agua Quente. Transfer to São Jorge, 25 miles (38 km) away, and check-in to your chosen pousada. Visit to the relaxing hot springs at nearby Agua Quente. Dinner in São Jorge

2nd day – Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park - Cariocas Falls.

Breakfast at your pousada. Day hike of 6 miles (10km) in the Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park, visiting the spectacular rock gorges, Canion I & II, and the lovely Cariocas waterfalls on the Rio Preto river. We will stop for a picnic lunch and on the walk we will pass through a range of high-altitude cerrado landscapes with its distinct flora and fauna. Late Lunch in São Jorge.

3rd day - Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park - Rio Preto Falls.

Breakfast at your pousada São Jorge. Day hike of 5 miles (8km) in the Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park. The circuit follows an old miners’ trail passing by the quartz crystal mines that gave rise to the settlement of São Jorge. Along the way you will see a wide range of vegetation typical of the high altitude cerrado. We will stop for a swim and hydro-massage beneath the Pedreiras waterfall, one of the main attractions of the National Park, set in the rocky valley through which Rio Preto tumbles in a series of cascades and natural swimming pools. After a picnic lunch you will return along a small path shimmering with fragments of quartz crystal. Late Lunch in São Jorge.

4rd day - São Bento and Almécegas waterfall - Brasilia.

Transfer Bonito - Campo Grande Airport

Breakfast at your pousada in Alto Paraiso. Visit to the São Bento farm, walking about 1.5 miles (2.5. km) to the lovely Almecegas 1 waterfall with its 150 ft (50 m) drop and then on to the smaller Almecegas 2 waterfall for a refreshing dip in the large natural swimming pool. Lunch in Alto Paraiso. Transfer to Brasilia (3 hours, pm flight)


Optional – ( depends on flight time / minimum 4 people )

Descent down the middle of the Almecegas waterfall, a descent of 135 ft (45m) over rock and water and into a large natural swimming pool below. Your safety throughout is carefully controlled by expert instructors so that this is an ideal baptism into the sport with no experts people.

Zip Line "Vôo do Gavião" (850m and 80m high) impressive National Park mountain range view. We use two parallel iron cable with a tanden pulley, it's easy and passive activity.

Accommodation
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Price per person in USD
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Trilha Violeta ** 846,00 2.1. - 27.12.2020
Casa das Flores *** 992,00 2.1. - 27.12.2020
Baguá ***(*) 1.155,00 2.1. - 27.12.2020

 
Hotel classification: assessment of Brazil Insider. The official classification is generally higher.

Price based on 2 persons: Another number of people, route guidance and residence time on request
Exceptions: separate prices for Christmas, New Year, Carnival, Easter and local holidays.
Departures: Daily

Included:

  • Overnight in a double room, standard category, including breakfast and all taxes
  • English speaking guide for all private excursions
  • Portuguese speaking driver for all transfers (English on request)
  • All meals mentioned in the program (full board)
  • All taxes and service charges

Not included:

  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional for guides, drivers, etc.)
  • Travel insurance (eg, luggage, cancellation, return extra)
  • Flights

Prices and programs subject to change

Bring:

Clothes:
- T-shirts
- Bermuda
- Jeans
- Long-sleeved shirts (light fabric)
- Lightweight pullover
- Rain protection
- Sports socks

Footwear:
- Sneakers
- Light hiking or trekking shoes
- beach sandals

Useful items:
- sunglasses
- Binoculars
- flashlight
- military knife
- headgear
- Sunscreen (at least factor 30, you are very close to the equator!)
- Photo and video camera
- mosquito repellent
- Swimwear