9.00 AM - 9.30 AM
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Pickup info

Centrally located hotel/address in Curitiba. Inform your adress in case you will stay further away and we will check if any extra fee applies.Please be ready at 9:00. 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, passport number and any other special request, such as food restrictions.

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. 

 

Available Saturday and Sunday, or weekdays for groups of minimum 10 persons!

This is is a join-in tour, which means that you will be in a van or mini-bus with other travellers. An English/Portuguese speaking assistance is included.  You will be picked-up in yout hotel from 9AM. The first stop is in Antonina and then in Morretes. You will have free time to visit the both towns and to have a typical lunch (included).

The train departure to Curitiba at 3 PM. This incredible 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-hour 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

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 20 people
  • Pickup location: Centrally located hotel/address in Curitiba. Inform your adress in case you will stay further away and we will check if any extra fee applies.Please be ready at 9:00. As the participants are in different hotels, it is not possible to inform an exact pick-up time.
  • Drop-off location: Centrally located hotel/address in Curitiba.
  • Pickup time: (9.00 AM - 9.30 AM)
  • Drop-off time: (6.30 PM - 7.00 PM)

Itinerary

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

From 9:00 to 9:30 AM - Pick-up at the hotels and transfer from the hotel to by Graciosa Road* (times are approximated and depend on the hotel location)

11:00 - 15:00 - 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.). 

15:00: train ride in the deluxe wagons of the Great Brazil Express to Curitiba through Serra do Mar (Atlantic Rain Forest). The deluxe train has air-condiotn and the board service includes English/Portuguese speaking guide. You will have snacks and drinks on board (water, soda, bier and sparkling wine).

Return to your hotel or adress in Curitiba.

(*) In case of rain, the transport is by BR-277. 

What the tour includesJoin-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: 

ESPECIFICALLY FOR TOURS THAT INCLUDE RAIL TOUR

- 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 72
  • Children between 6 and 12 years: BRL 232

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

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.

This train category does not have space for wheel chairs. 

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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.