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If You're Lucky You'll See Crazy Rock Sliders

We went here as part of a tour from our cruise ship. Really pretty tropical rain forest that opens... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2018
PasssionateTraveler
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Payson, Arizona
We saved one hour from Paraty to Sao Paulo

The beautiful road between Paraty and Cunha is almost finished after many years of reconstruction... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2016
anders_brazil
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Sao Paulo, SP
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Apr 11, 2018
“If You're Lucky You'll See Crazy Rock Sliders”
Oct 1, 2018
“Travelling back in time”
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

Breathtaking sceneries of mountainous regions around Cunha and Paraty. You still can see parts of the old mule pathways, and even imagine how caravans with heavy loads made their way to the harbour city.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

We went here as part of a tour from our cruise ship. Really pretty tropical rain forest that opens up into this amazing shallow waterfall where people slide down the rock and dump into the deeper part. Certainly arranged ahead of time for us, were...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed May 23, 2016

Full of "cachaçarias"and beautiful waterfalls, it is amid the rainforest. The noise of birds is wonderful. Not safe to go when it's dark, though.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank fervalsil
Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

The beautiful road between Paraty and Cunha is almost finished after many years of reconstruction and it is now worth taking this alternative not only for the beautiful road but also for the time saving on Sunday afternoons, when the traffic on Oswaldo Cruz and...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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Reviewed September 9, 2014

We did this road, also called gold road, from São Paulo to Parati and it was awful. In the first the road is ok and with pavement, however at a certain point it turns to be wild. The road is below mountain with big rocks...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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Reviewed January 11, 2014

I´ve known this road only near Parati. It´s a nice place, at first easy, very plain, with some houses and shops. Then it begins to turn go up, and becomes an earth road and houses become rare. Then I entered one of the famous water...More

Date of experience: February 2013
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Reviewed March 20, 2013

We did Gold trail tour with Paraty Explorer and guide Harry. He was very nice, responsible and knowledgible guide. It was great to deal with that company, we made reservation by email – always got answer to our questions quickly and Michael also helped to...More

Date of experience: February 2013
Thank Andra079
Reviewed August 1, 2012

We did the half day tour with Guide Harry in the Gold Trail. He was very nice and knowledgeable about the history of the area and the species in the rain forest. The tour lasted about 3 hours including walking through the trail, stopping over...More

Date of experience: July 2012
2  Thank Dan_Xing
Reviewed March 14, 2012

We trekked for 3 days and did not see another other walkers. Natural unspoilt scenery

Date of experience: November 2011
Thank F1roger
Reviewed March 11, 2012

although the ride along Estrada Real is very nice, I suggest buying a ticket from one of the local agencies in Paraty for they have Land Roovers. It is not advisable to do it with one"s car since it is very muddy and somewhat dangerous

Date of experience: January 2012
2  Thank MiriamM972
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