GRAND TRAIN TOUR OF BRAZIL

Briefly about the Trip

Brazil attracts with a fascinating mix of electrifying metropolises, vast natural landscapes, and a thrilling zest for life. The fifth-largest country in the world has amazing train journeys, as well as cultural and scenic highlights to offer that will surprise you. 

We start the tour in Salvador de Bahia, one of the culturally most diverse cities in Brazil. Salvador de Bahia has a fantastic colonial center where many cultural events take place.

 

We fly to Vitoria, from where we travel by train for nearly 700 km to Belo Horizonte, the capital city of Minas Gerais. Minas Gerais is heaven for Museum Railways. The first museum train trip goes from Ouro Preto to Mariana. Then, we travel to Tiradentes, where we ride on another Museum Train to Sao Joao del Rei.

 

In Rio de Janeiro, we visit the Sugarloaf Moutain and the Corcovado, among many other sights in the city. We continue traveling south for a journey on Brazil’s most famous tourist train from Curitiba to Moretes. Feel the tropical breeze when we ride on this fantastic train through breathtaking tropical mountain scenery. In Campinas, we ride on the museum steam train to Jaguariuna.

 

Sao Paulo is the last destination of our trip. We visit the city and make a journey to Paranapiacaba, where we visit the spectacular old Funicular System. You have the option to visit the spectacular Iguazu Falls from Sao Paulo.

 

Let yourself be captivated by the highlights of Brazil!

Summary of the Trip

Day 1: Arrival Salvador de Bahia

Day 2: Salvador de Bahia

Day 3: Salvador de Bahia

Day 4: Salvador de Bahia - Vitoria

Day 5: Vitoira - Belo Horizonte

Day 6: Belo Horizonte - Ouro Preto

Day 7: Ouro Preto

Day 8: Ouro Preto - Tiradentes

Day 9: Tiradentes - Rio de Janeiro

Day 10: Rio de Janeiro

Day 11: Rio de Janeiro (Day at Leisure)

Day 12: Rio de Janeiro - Curitiba

Day 13: Curitiba - Mariana

Day 14: Curitiba - Sao Paulo

Day 15: Sao Paulo - Campinas

Day 16: Sao Paulo - Santos

Day 17: Sao Paulo

Day 18: Sao Paulo Departure

 

Tour Option:

Day 18: Sao Paulo - Foz do Iguacu

Day 19: Foz do Iguacu Brazilian Side

Day 20: Iguazu Falls Argentinean Side

Day 21: Foz do Iguacu - Sao Paulo

Day 22: Sao Paulo Departure

Rates & Travel Dates

 Pricing based on two persons traveling together and sharing a bedroom: USD 6'527.-- per person

Single Room Supplement: USD 1'185.-- per person

Additional Money you have at least to consider for personal expenses such as drinks to the meals, meals, and some personal expenses here and there: USD 700.-- per person

Maximum Travelers 20

Tour Date: April 11 - 27, 2021

Price Includes

  • Full support before, during & after your trip

  • Meals while on tour traveling

  • Accommodation 3 - 4* Hotels

  • Tours/activities as mentioned

  • Domestic flights in Economy Class

  • Transport as mentioned

Price Excludes

  • International flights to Salvador de Bahia and out of Sao Paulo

  • Travel insurance (highly recommended)

  • Entrance visas when applicable

  • Other services not mentioned

  • Tips and gratuities to guides, driver

  • Personal Expenses

April 22, 2020

Serra Verde Express from Curitiba to Moretes

The "Serra Verde Express" is a famous Tourist Train in Brazil. The train runs from Curitiba to Moretes in the Parana State in south-western Brazil.

Train Tiradentes Sao Joao del Rei.jpg

March 13, 2020

Museum Railways in Minas Gerais, Brazil

Minas Gerais is one of the most prosperous states in Brazil. The discovery of gold deposits in the region attracted European pioneers, thirsty for adventure and wealth from 1693 onward.

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