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Brazil | Organ Mountains, Rio de Janeiro, Paraty: 13 Days Family Holiday - Brazil for Family on Costa Verde

This 13-day round trip from / to Rio de Janeiro, is specifically made for families and is tailored to the needs and wishes of children and adults. This is a wonderful way to discover the "green coast" of Brazil. Starting with exciting excursions through the Atlantic Rainforest, on the bustling metropolis of Rio de Janeiro to the scenic island of Ilha Grande. Finally, numerous other highlights await in Paraty.

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View on Rio de Janeiro during a trip in Brazil  A beach on Ilha Grande during a trip through Brazil

 
 

Itinerary

1. Day: Flight to Rio de Janeiro 

Your trip through Brazil starts with the flight to Rio de Janeiro.

 

2. Day: Arrival in Rio de Janeiro and transfer to the Atlantic Rainforest

After we welcomed you at the airport of Rio de Janeiro, we bring you to your accomodation, the Eco Lodge Itororo. After the check-in and a welcomedrink you have some free time. You could relax or get first impressions of the rainforest. In the night we make a night walk. We hope to see some nocturnal animals. Adventurous travelers have the opportunity to camp in the rainforest.

Overnight stay: Eco Lodge Itororo / Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Atlantic Rainforest during a trip through Brazil  Eco Lodge Itororo during a trip through Brazil

 

 

3. Day: The ecological system

After breakfast we leave the lodge for a hike through the Atlantic Rainforest. We get to know the nature protection project, which aims to recondition the rainforest. Afterwards our guide explains the unique Flora and Fauna. Back in the lodge we cook the Brazilian nationaldish, the Feijoda, together. The afternoon is free. You could walk through an orchidgarden or swim in a natural pool.

Overnight stay: Eco Lodge Itororo / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

 

4. Day: Planting our own trees and transfer to Rio de Janeiro

Today we plant our own tree in the Atlantic Rainforest. We can name them and after a few years we can check how they developed. The rest of the morning is free. After lunch we take you to your hotel in Rio de Janeiro. Afterwards you can use your free time to get first impressions of this amazing city.

Overnight stay: Hotel Atlantis Copacabana / Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Rio de Janeiro Corcovado during a trip through Brazil  Cable Car to Sugar Loaf during a trip through Brazil

 

 

5. Day: Corcovado and Rio's beaches

We go to the top of the Corcovado by a cog railway. On the top you can gaze at the Christusstatue and enjoy an unforgettable view on the city. Afterwards we discover Rio's world famous beaches. Overnight stay in the same hotel.

Overnight stay: Hotel Atlantis Copacabana / Meals: Breakfast

 

6. Day: Suger Loaf and the historical Rio de Janeiro

With a cable railway we will reach the sugar loaf. The first stop with the cable railway is the Urca Hill, here you can enjoy a beautiful view on the city. Another ride with the cable railway takes us to the Suger Loaf. From the Sugar Loaf you have a 360° panoramic view on Rio de Janeiro. Afterwards you get to know other sights during a guidance through the historical Rio. Overnight stay in the same hotel.

Overnight stay: Hotel Atlantis Copacabana / Meals: Breakfast

Stairs in Rio de Jnaneiro  Christusstatue in Rio de Janeiro during a trip through Brazil

 

 

7. Day: Transfer to the Ilha Grande

Today we will drive through Rio's suburbs to the Costa Verde. After a two hours drive we reach a small harbour. A boat takes us to the island. We arrive in the afternoon. After the check-in to your Pousada you have a free day. You can relax or discover the small town Abraao.

Overnight stay: Pousada Recreio da Praia / Meals: Breakfast

 

8. Day: The island's history and the beach Praia Preta

During a hike we get information about the island's history. In former time it was a quarantine and prison island. A small path leads us through the Atlantic Rainforest to a former quarantine station. Along the path there is a small river. Many natural pools are waiting for you to go swimming. The river ends at the Praia Preta. We will stay at this beach for a while. Overnight stay in your Pousada.

Overnight stay: Pousada Recreio da Praia / Meals: Breakfast

A beach on the Ilha Grande during a trip through Brazil.  A boat at the Ilha Grande during a trip through Brazil

 

 

9. Day: The beach Lopes Mendes

We head to the lagoon Pouso by boat. Thence we hike through the Atlantic Rainforest to the beach Lopes Mendes. Hopefully some animals show up during the hike. Lopes Mendes is regarded as one of the prettiest beaches of Brazil. With it's 3km length it is a true paradise. In the afternoon we hike back to the boat and drive to Abraao.

Overnight stay: Pousada Recreio da Praia / Meals: Breakfast

 

10. Day: Transfer to Paraty

Today we are leaving the island with a boat. After we have reached the coast we drive to Paraty. The drive goes along the prettiest coast of Brazil. We will see blue sea, plenty islands and the Atlantic Rainforest. In the afternoon we make a walk through the nice down town of Paraty and visit a hill.

Overnight stay: Pousada do Prinicipe / Meals: Breakfast

Blue Lagoon on the Ilha Grande during a trip through Brazil  Blue sea at the Ilha Grande during a trip through Brazil

 

 

11. Day: The valley of the Mumbucaba river

We make an excursion to the valley of the Mumbucaba river. After we have heard about the history, you learn about the life in the back side of the river. We get in touch with some of the natives. They will teach about their handcraft. Afterwards we trace history in the Atlantic Rainforest. Adventurous people have the opportunity to go rafting. The river will be crossed with a cable railway. The native guide shows us a former sugar cane business. We go on along the river, after a while we have to cross the river on a rope bridge. Lunch will be eaten at a natives house. They show us how coffee is cropped, roasted and kibbled. Feel free to taste the fresh coffee. The ride back to the hotel is in the late afternoon.

Overnight stay: Pousada do Principe / Meals: Breakfast

 

12. Day: Surfing and Climbing

Today we leave to a beach with perfect waves. You can learn to surf or go swimming. Following we go climbing. You have the oppertunity to discover the forest from a 10m height.

Overnight stay: Pousada do Principe / Meals: Breakfast

Paraty during a trip through Brazil  Houses in Paraty during a trip through Brazil

 

 

13. Day: Trinidade

Today we are leaving to Trinidade. It is a small town at the coast with beautiful beaches, a waterfall and the Atlantic Rainforest. There are also natural pools and possibilites to go climbing. After you have spend the day as you wish, we return to Paraty.

Overnight stay: Pousada do Principe / Meals: Breakfast

 

14. Day: Return to Rio de Janeiro and trip home

You have to leave the coast today. The transfer takes you back to the airport in Rio de Janeiro. You have to say goodbye to Brazil, because you are leaving today.

Meals: Breakfast

 

15. Day: Arrival in Germany

Today you arrive in Germany.

View on Rio de Janeiro during a trip through Brazil

 

Included

  • Guidance
  • All transfers as descriped
  • All entry as descriped
  • 12 overnight stay 
  • Meals: 13x breakfast, 3x lunch, 2x dinner

Information:

  • Beverages and meals which are not descriped, airport and departue fees, optional excursions, tip and personal things are not included
  • Please bring insect security, sunglasses, headgear, pocket lamp, comfortable clothes, sneakers, jandals and a cagoule. Please try to avoid black clothes, because they attract mosquitos.
  • The itinerary can be changed, because of weather conditions and the appearance of animals.
  • Animal sightings can not be guaranteed.