9.00 AM - 9.05 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.

Booking notes

ON THE FIELD “SPECIAL REQUESTS” PLEASE INFORM: complete names and passport / ID numbers.  Inform any food restrictions there as well. 

Do you want to leave the beaten tracks behind and visit very special places in Paraná? This tour to the Dutch settlements will  surely please you.

See the changes in the landscapes as you leave Curitiba behind. Campos Gerais region is famous for the agriculture and milk production. It is a very wealth region and has wonderful sceneries.

The first stop will be at Parque Histórico de Carambeí, the biggest open air one in Brazil. There you will see how the begin of the settlement was from 1912 on, when the first Dutch pioneers arrived here. The park is very beautiful, with replikas of the first constructions. A very nice place for pictures!

At Koffiehuis, the park’s café, you will enjoy lunch with specialties from Holland and Indonesia, a former Dutch colony. The buffet lunch is included in the tour price and the beverags will be charged separately.

The next stop will be Immigration Memorial in Castrolanda. Castrolanda is considered Brazil’s milk capital and the Dutch who arrived here from 1951 contributed very much for this title.

The windmill in the memorial is the biggest one outside Holland and is very impressive. You will see a curious music instrument and will be able to go up to the windmill to see how it works (access by stairs).

The last stop is the sweetest one. The café Frederika’s has delicious cakes and salty specialties and you can try tem on spot or buy to take out (not included). The place is very beautiful and attracts people from the whole region.

The tour is available from Friday to Sunday.

  • Physicality: Low
    Physical rating

    From relaxed (low) to ones where you need to be fit to join in.

    Low

    No surprises here. These tours/activities are those most anyone can do if they are fine with fairly flat walks and getting in and out of transport.

    Medium

    Like to be active, even very active, but not pushed too far. This is the one for you.

    High

    These tours/activities require you to be very fit. Probably not suitable for children.

  • Group size: from 1 to 12 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.
  • Drop-off location: Centrally located hotel/address in Curitiba
  • Pickup time: (9.00 AM - 9.05 AM)
  • Drop-off time: (7.10 PM - 7.40 PM)

Itinerary

Departure from the hotels between 9:00 am.

Travel to Carambeí. Enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the way.

Visit to Parque Histórico de Carambéi, the biggest open air one in Brazil.

Lunch buffet in Carambeí. On Sundays, it will be a typical Dutch / Indonesian buffet. 

Drive to Castrolanda.

Visit to the windmill at the Immigration Memorial. The access to the windmill is possible only by stairs. 

Before heading back to Curitiba, stop at Frederika’s in Carambeí to try the delicious cakes and salty speciaties (not included).

Transfer back to Curitiba, with expected arrival at 7:10 pm.

Return to the hotels between 7:10 and 7:40 pm.

Included services:  private transportation (by car or van), licensed tour guide (Portuguese and English), entrance fees and lunch.

Not included: beverages during lunch, gratuities, purchases in the visited places, personal expenses, etc.

Important! If you have food restrictions, please inform in your booking request. 

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 following rules and will be charged according to the expenses already made by the tour company: 

- Until 30 days prior to service date: 10% cancelation feee 

- From 29 to 21 days prior to service date: 20% cancelation fee

- Less than 21 days prior to service date: above 20% cancelation fee 

These fees are according to Brazilian law and the Deliberação Normativa number 161 from August 8th 1985 by EMBRATUR.

Children policy

From 0 to 3 years old: free, as long as they are with an adult

From 4 to 11 years old: 50% of the tour price

From 12 years old on: adult tour price.

Participant Guidelines

Wear comfortable clothing and shoes for the tour.

This is a shared/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 advantage of regular tours is that the costs for transportation and guide are divided and the price per person is less than a private tour. The group is small – maximum 12 persons and there will always be a tour guide with you. 

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The access to the windmill is possible only by stairs.