8.00 AM - 8.45 AM

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Pickup info

Visitors will be picked up from their centrally located hotel or adress from 8:00 to 8:45. Please be ready at 8:00. As the participants are in different hotels, it is not possible to inform an exact pick-up time.

Booking notes

ON THE FIELD “SPECIAL REQUESTS” PLEASE INFORM: the complete name and passport number of all passengers and any other special request.

If you are travelling with children, please inform the ages in the field “Special requests”, so that we can charge accordingly in the booking confirmation. The price will be adjusted manually by our team. 

This incredible train tour takes place in the amazing Paraná's landscapes, crossing the Atlantic Rain Forest in the single-track railroad to Morretes.

The Great Brazil Express offers only 23 seats in each wagon, in very exclusive lounge-like ambiance.

Tour available Saturday and Sunday, or weekdays for groups of minimum 10 persons!.

Some highlights:

- Enjoy the landscape in this 4:15 hours journey crossing the impressive Atlantic Rain Forest

- Visit Morretes and Antonina, two lovely coastal towns

- Taste the local specialty barreado - meat stew served with cassava flour, rice, banana, prawns, fish and salad

- Return to Curitiba in the afternoon along the "Graciosa Road"

This is a join-in tour and the guide will speak Portuguese and English. There might be delays by the pick-up time due to the fact that the participants will be at different hotels.

DISCOUNT POLICY: book until 5 days in advance and get discounts in the private tours: 5% for two tours and 10% for three tours or more.  The discounts are given manually in your confirmation.

  • Group size: from 1 to 22 people
  • Pickup location: Visitors will be picked up from their centrally located hotel or adress from 8:00 to 8:45. Please be ready at 8:00. As the participants are in different hotels, it is not possible to inform an exact pick-up time.
  • Drop-off location: Centrally located hotel or adress.
  • Pickup time: (8.00 AM - 8.45 AM)
  • Drop-off time: (5.45 PM - 6.00 PM)


Tour available Saturday and Sunday, or weekdays for groups of minimum 10 persons!.

8:00 - 8:45 - Transfer from the hotel to the railway station (times are approximated and dependent on the hotel location)

Starting 9:15 - Train ride in the deluxe wagons of the Great Brazil Express to Morretes through Serra do Mar (Atlantic Rain Forest). There are guides in Portuguese/English on board, drinks (coffee, tea, water, soda, sparkling wine and beer) and snacks on board. On the way from Curitiba to Morretes, the deluxe train stops exclusively at Santuário do Cadeado in the middle of the Rain Forest. 

Around 1:30 pm, arrival in Morretes.

Visit to Morretes and Antonina with their colonial houses, handicraft market and church. Typical lunch of barreado, a regional meal of the coast of Paraná, will be served with rice, cassava flour, bananas, fish and seafood. (Barreado is boiled beef cooked in a closed casket for many hours.). 

Return to Curitiba along the Estrada da Graciosa (Graciosa Road) if the weater allows. Arrival about 6 pm. Transfer back to your hotel or adress in Curitiba. 

What the tour includes:
Join-in transportation and tour (Portuguese/English speaking guide), train ticket for Great Brazil Express with snacks and drinks onboard, lunch in Antonina or Morretes (barreado and fish, beverages and dessert are not included)

Not included: beverages and dessert during the lunch, personal expenses, tips, etc. 

VERY IMPORTANT! Delays and cancelations may occurr due to technical reasons in the railway. We strongly reccommend not to book this tour if you have a departure flight the same day!

Cancellation Policy

The cancelation of services by the buyer will occur fees in case of no-shows, transferences and cancelations or any other personal reasons that might prevent the buyer to take part in the tour or booked service. The mentioned fees follow rules and will be charged according to the expenses already made by the tour company: 


- Until 3 days prior to service date: 30% cancelation feee 

- Less than 3 days prior to service date: 100% cancelation fee

Children policy

  • Children between 0 and 3 years: BRL 6 (no seat)
  • Children between 4 and 5 years: BRL 122
  • Children between 6 and 12 years: BRL 310

IMPORTANT! Children should bring their documents with them. In case they are not travelling with their parents, a written authorisation of the parents is mandatory. 

Participant Guidelines

In case your hotel / adress is out of downtown area: an additional fee will be applied. Consult us. 

This train category does not have space for wheel chairs. 

This is a regular tour. What does it mean?

The transportation will be divided with other clients. You might pass by several hotels to pick up other travelers before the tour starts. It is not possible to inform exactly at what time the transportation will be at your hotel, so that the information at the description is “from”. Be ready at the given time to avoid delays for the group. The guide will divide his atenttion among all travellers and the group will share a table at the restaurant. The advantage of regular tours is that the costs for transportation and guide are divided and the price per person is a bit less than a private tour. 

In case you prefer the exclusive service of a private tour, please contact us for a tailor-made offer. 

Other Disclosures

This tour is done by a partner of Special Paraná.

Enjoy the discounts and advantages that only our clients have! Get coupons with your booking confirmation to enjoy the best of Curitiba spending less. See the selected places here.

There are special rates for people aged 60 years or older. If it is your case, please inform in the "Special requests" field during your booking. After the confirmation it will not be possible to add this information and get the special rate. 

In case of any food restriction, inform in your booking request. We will try to accommodate your needs the best possible way. 

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