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Paraty Explorer

Paraty Explorer

3 days / 2 nights

250 km from Rio and 100 km from Angra dos Reis is Paraty. The town is a gem and is a protected monument. It is one of the best preserved colonial cities in Brazil: stately homes, Baroque churches, cobbled streets and the Forte Defensor Perpetua are part of the idyllic environment. Paraty is also the starting point for excursions in one of the most beautiful coastal regions. Nearby are dozens of little affected beaches and islands, which are easily accessible by boat.

Day 1: Transfer Rio de Janeiro – Paraty – City Tour Paraty

Morning: Individual arrival from Rio de Janeiro or São Paulo to Paraty. Afternoon: Walking City tour (3 hours), historical center and visit to the defense fort «Perpetual» The historic center of Paraty is a harmonious ensemble of colonial architecture. The walk gives you historical, artistic, architectural and cultural information. The city of Paraty is now a national historical monument and a candidate for world cultural heritage and, moreover, a natural heritage that accounts for 65% of the municipal area of the «Serra da Bocaina» National Park. Irregular sidewalks, thickly decorated walls, colonial town houses with wrought iron balconies and the Masonic culture easily lead us back to the colonial era. The City Tour is a pleasant walk accompanied by an experienced English speaking guide who takes the participants on a journey through time! Overnight in the chosen pousada


Day 2: Schooner trip (5 hours) green-blue sea - bays - islands - beaches

Discover the beautiful bay of Paraty with comfort and safety on board our schooner Neptune. Visit the most beautiful beaches and islands with crystal clear water, ideal for swimming and snorkeling (optional). The schooner ride in Paraty is ideal for those who want to get to know the most famous sights of this region, a must! You visit the two beaches "Praia da Lula" "Praia Vermelha" and two islands, among others the "Ilha Comprida" and the blue laguna "Lagoa Azul" where each stop for 30 to 40 minutes to relax, swim, snorkel or just enjoy the beach or lunch on board the ship.


Day 3: Jeep tour (6 hours) "Serra Bocaina" National Park - waterfalls - Cachaça distillery

Today you drive in jeeps into the mountainous outback in the national park «Serra Bocaina», to some waterfalls, enjoy
nature and get to know a part of the regional culture and history of Paraty in this wonderful national park. The
route leads along beautiful waterfalls that can be reached via small, safe and marked hiking trails. You will also visit a
liqueur distillery where the famous cachaça (basic ingredient for the caipirinha) is made from sugar cane. Tasting of
various aged liqueurs. Lunch in the excellent Villa Verde restaurant.


Day 4: Paraty – Rio de Janeiro

Individual transfer to Rio de Janeiro or São Paulo

Price per person in USD
Preis pro Person in USD
Prix par personne en USD
Pousada do Principe *** 399.00
2.1. - 2.2.2020 / 13.2. - 8.3.2020 / 9.7. - 15.8.2020
2.2. - 13.2.2020 / 8.3. - 9.7.2020 / 15.8. - 17.12.2020
Pousada Porto Imperial ***(*) 478.00
2.1. - 2.3.2020 / 30.6. - 3.8.2020
2.3. - 3.5.2020 / 30.9. - 23.12.2020
3.5. - 30.6.2020 / 3.8. - 30.9.2020


* This Brazil Insider classification meets Central European quality criteria. (On site, hotels often receive higher ratings officially.)

Price basis: 2 people (different number of people and length of stay on request)
Exceptions: Separate prices for Christmas, New Year, Carnival, Easter and local holidays.
Execution: Daily

Services included in the price:

  • 2 nights in a double room (category: standard) including breakfast and all taxes
  • Private City Tour, Schooner, Jeep Tour small groups (all private possible on request)
  • Local English speaking tour guide.
  • All taxes

Services not included in the price:

  • Personal expenses such as food, drinks, etc.
  • Tips for tour guides, drivers etc. (voluntary)
  • Travel insurance (e.g. luggage, cancellation, separate return trip)
  • Flights
  • Transfers from / to Rio de Janeiro and from / to São Paulo

Transfer time and prices in USD:

Transfer from / to Rio de Janeiro:

Trip (4-5 hours) by public long-distance coach, approx. 25.00 each way / person
Trip (4-5 hours) with a Portuguese-speaking driver, approx. 130.00 each way / person
Trip (4-5 hours) with a English-speaking driver/guide, approx. 210.00 per way / person

Transfer from / to São Paulo:

Trip (6-7 hours) by public long-distance coach, approx. 30.00 per way / person
Trip (6-7 hours) with Portuguese-speaking driver, approx. 170.00 per way / person
Trip (6-7 hours) with an English speaking driver / guide, approx. 300.00 per way / person

Subject to price and program changes