Trip summary

  • Departure Brasilia
  • End Brasilia
  • Countries
  • City
  • Theme Adventure and trekking
  • Travel style Tailor-made travel
  • Accommodation Standard
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our standards

Description

Discover wild nature in Brazil, one of the most intriguing countries in South America.

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Discover wild nature in Brazil, one of the most intriguing countries in South America.

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

Join us in this unique adventure and trekking holiday and you won't regret it for sure. 

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Arrive, Vale da Lua
    Day 1
    Arrive, Vale da Lua

    Meeting at Brasilia airport around midday.

    Transfer to Alto Paraiso and lunch in town. After lunch transfer to São Jorge and accommodation in a local pousada.

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  • 2
    Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park
    Day 2
    Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park

    Breakfast at your pousada in Sao 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.  Visit to the relaxing hot springs at nearby Agua Quente. Late lunch in São Jorge.

     

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  • 3
    Almécegas waterfall and return
    Day 3
    Almécegas waterfall and return

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

    Optional – ( depends on flight time / minimum 4 people )  
    Abseiling 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 tandem pulley, it's an easy and passive activity.   

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • Accommodation in São Jorge: 2 nights at either Pousada Trilha Violeta, Casa das Flores or Baguá. 
    • Meals on a full board equivalent basis (breakfast, lunch or picnic lunch and dinner):
    • English-speaking guides, fully trained and accredited by ACV-CV and IBAMA on the basis of one guide per visitor group;
    • Activities (including all entrance and service charges) as described in the itinerary, based on the visitor group.  
    • Return transfer by air-conditioned vehicle between Brasilia (hotel or airport) and the pousada (Alto Paraiso or São Jorge).

     

    Price does not include

    • International flights
    • Tips
    • Personal expenses
    • Optional activities
    • For period of vacations and holidays, 20% in value