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Beautiful colonial buildings and cobble stone pavements in Paraty, Brazil
Discover Paraty 4 Days of History and Nature

Travel Number: 56987

Discover Paraty 4 Days of History and Nature Brazil | Paraty

Experience and enjoy culture, nature, and history during a wonderful 4-day trip to Paraty. The old town has been under monument protection since 1958 and is largely closed to traffic to preserve its unique cobblestone streets and colonial architecture. Another highlight of Paraty is the surrounding nature with the Atlantic Rainforest and the Fjord of Paraty.


  • Swimming and snorkeling in the Fjord of Paraty
  • Taking a dip in a waterfall in the middle of the Atlantic Rainforest
  • Experiencing sugarcane liquor in a typical distillery


Day 1: Transfer to the Colonial Town of Paraty and Walking Tour

Included: Transfer (private, 4h) | Walking Tour (private, 2h)

In the morning, you will be picked up by your Portuguese-speaking driver from your hotel in Rio de Janeiro or Sao Paulo and brought to Paraty along the coastal route, which is considered one of the most beautiful in Brazil. The coastal mountains of Costa Verde reach up to 4,920 feet (1,500 meters) and are covered with the Atlantic Rainforest down to lonely sandy beaches.

After arriving to your comfortable pousada, you will be picked up for a 2-hour city tour with an English-speaking guide who will lead you through the lovely old town of Paraty.

Overnight: Pousada do Ouro, Superior room

Day 2: Boat Tour through the Fjord of Paraty

Included: Boat trip (in-group, 4-5h) | Breakfast

Today you will be picked up at about 10:00 a.m. to go on a trip with an escuna (typical wooden boat) through the coves and their islands. On different beaches you will be encouraged to go swimming and snorkeling to see the numerous fish. This group tour is accompanied by a local Portuguese-speaking guide. But language does not matter on this excursion as you are there to enjoy the beautiful landscape and ocean at the Fjord of Paraty.

Overnight: Pousada do Ouro, Superior room

Day 3: Atlantic Rainforest and Gold Trail Hiking

Included: Day Trip Paraty Gold Trail (private, 5h) | Breakfast

Today will be a day full of culture, history, and nature. After breakfast you will depart into the Atlantic Rainforest with your English-speaking guide. Part of the adventure includes going on a mellow hike on the legendary gold trail, by which the city of Paraty was connected to the mines in Minas Gerais in the gold rush era. Afterwards, the tour continues to the waterfalls in the rainforest with a natural pool and slide. To conclude this eventful day, you will head to a cachaça distillery (local sugarcane liquor) to taste an assortment of types.

Overnight: Pousada do Ouro, Superior room

Day 4: Departure from Paraty

Included: Transfer (private, 4h) | Breakfast

Depending on the schedule of your individual trip, you will head back to either Rio de Janeiro or Sao Paulo with your private Portuguese-speaking driver.


  • All transfers detailed above
  • 2 day trips (with a private English-speaking guide)
  • 1 day trip (in-group with a Portuguese-speaking guide)
  • 3 nights at Pousada do Ouro, Superior room
  • 3 breakfasts

Not included are airfare, insurance, beverages, meals not indicated in the itinerary, tips, and personal expenses.

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