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Estrada Real

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Estrada Real

433 Reviews
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Schooner Tour to Paraty Islands

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Set out on a scenic boat ride during this half-day schooner tour to the Paraty Islands. Go swimming and snorkeling in the clear waters during this tour that visits several beaches and islands in the Bay of Paraty. See colorful coral reefs and a wide variety of fish while snorkeling.
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Globetrotter wrote a review Oct 2018
Sao Paulo, SP125 contributions3 helpful votes
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.
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Date of experience: August 2018
PasssionateTraveler wrote a review Apr 2018
Payson, Arizona1,151 contributions237 helpful votes
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 several people, but one guy in particular that put on a show, sliding down, jumping over another, and sliding down with a leaf on his face. Still worth seeing even if no sliders are there. Pretty place.
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Date of experience: February 2018
fervalsil wrote a review May 2016
London, United Kingdom2 contributions
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.
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Date of experience: September 2015
Anders Jansson wrote a review Feb 2016
Sao Paulo, SP133 contributions44 helpful votes
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 Tamoios is heavy. Not recommended in the night or when it rains, though.
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Date of experience: February 2016
Vanessa P wrote a review Sep 2014
Calgary, Canada1,046 contributions277 helpful votes
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 or near deep cliffs. In the middle of the jungle. To get it worse, was a rainy day. In a certain point there was a cheap and old bridge to cross. Houses were rare, help no existent. So if you are planning to take this road. Make sure you like adventure, you have the necessary equipment and go in groups. I would never recommend that to a regular family with kids in a regular vacation.
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Date of experience: October 2013
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