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Rio State Package

The best the state of Rio de Janeiro has to offer in 7 Days / 6 Nights

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The state of Rio de Janeiro offers much more than people realize. With this trip, travelers will have all the opportunities to enjoy paradise. Explore the beaches and islands of Rio's "Green Coast" as we take you from the urban setting of Rio de Janeiro to the wonderful island setting of Ilha Grande. Ilha Grande is one of the most pristine remnants of Brazil's Atlantic rainforest, one of the richest ecosystems in the world, and a hotspot for biodiversity and conservation. It holds some of the largest remaining populations of many endangered species. The seas around the island, which are also protected, feature a unique convergence of tropical, subtropical, and temperate-zone marine life, and may be the only waters in the world where it is possible to see corals and tropical fish along with Magellanic penguins and Southern right whales. Paraty, is a lovely colonial town, 200 km from Rio de Janeiro on Ilha Grande Bay, Brazil's southeastern coast. It lies on the border between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo states. It's a favorite with Brazilians and visitors who want to get away from it all in an historic town, lie in the sun on one of the many beaches, and indulge in a restful vacation. Go island hopping by boat around Paraty, explore colonial Paraty by jeep, wander around the idyllic beaches on Ilha Grande and experience the charm of living in local "Pousadas". This tour is for anyone who wants to see more of the state of Rio than just the iconic Rio de Janeiro.

Frequency: Daily departures

Itinerary:  

Day 1:  Rio de Janeiro – Paraty
Land transfer  pickup at your local adress in Rio and drop-off at your Paraty Pousada located just a few minutes walk from the beautiful historical centre of Paraty very close to all the shops, bars and restaurants. Overnight stay near historical town.
Day 2: Paraty
Enjoy a boat trip and go island hopping to get a glimpse of some beautiful local beaches.  You should collect the voucher from your Pousada front desk.
Day 3: Paraty
Enjoy a jeep tour which take you to explore colonial Paraty.  You should collect the voucher from your Pousada front desk.
Day 4: Paraty – Ilha Grande
Land transfer will pick you up from your Paraty Pousada and take you to Conceicao de Jacarei, where you will take a 1-hour boat ride to Illha Grande.  A rustic island just off the coast of mainland Brazil, Illha Grande is a favorite amongst Rio locals.  Your accommodation will be a hostel located in Abraao, the port town of Ilha Grande. 
Day 5 & 6:  Illha Grande
No planned activities.  Enjoy an open day to explore the island. We do recommend going to Lopes Mendes Beach by boat.   Ilha Grande is a densely vegetated rainforest and you have the option of going trekking, mountain biking, canoeing, scuba diving, etc.
Speak with the reception for more details.
Day 7:  Illha Grande – Rio de Janeiro
Transfer Illha Grande- Rio de Janeiro  take the boat from Aquarios Hostel pier with Easy Transfer at 13:30hs to the Continent where our land transfer will be waiting to drive you back to Rio de Janeiro. 

Additional information:
*Please note that this is an non-guided tour and most of the time you will be on your own
*Please advise the drive your destination adress in Rio
*In case of pick up or drop off at the airport there will be an additional charge. 


Included:
7-days- 6nights accommodation + breakfast
3 nights- Paraty- Brazilian Pousada, clean, comfortable, with pool, just a few minutes walk from the beautiful historical centre of Paraty so very close to all the shops, bars and restaurants.
3 nights- Ilha Grande- Hostel in Abraao one step from the beach, with awesome atmosphere, stunning views and great facilities.
Round trip transportation
(Land transfers & Ferry)
Boat Tour in Paraty
Jeep Tour in Paraty
 

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