7.30 AM - 7.35 AM

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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.

**The tour can be made from Friday to Sunday**

This tour includes Vila Velha State Park and rich Dutch settlements of Castrolanda and Carambeí.

The landscapes of the region are very beautiful, with rock formations, fields and farms (cattle raising and grains). The park has three main attractions:

  • Arenitos: the stone formations have curious forms, like a cup, camel, ship, Indian, bottle, among others
  • Furnas: big craters with vegetation and water inside
  • Lagoa Dourada: “Golden Lagoon” has its names as its waters become a golden color by sunset.

Stop for lunch wherever you prefer (lunch is not included). 

Transfer to Castrolanda, a Dutch settlement founded 1951.  The mill is part of the “Immigration Memorial”, built 2001 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the settlement. The mill can be visited from Friday to Sunday.

Transfer to the town of Carambeí, the first Dutch settlement in the region, founded 1912. The first families settled in the farm Carambehy in order to deliver milk and food to the railroad workers. They founded the cooperative Batavo. The area is today with Castrolanda the greatest milk producer in Brazil. Visit to the beautiful Carambeí Historical Park that reproduces the buildings and the life of the first Dutch settlers. In the park entrance you will find the “Kaffiehuis”, a charming café with delicious cakes and other Dutch specialties.

Return to Curitiba, with arrival between 7:00 and 7:30 pm. 

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.

  • 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: (7.30 AM - 7.35 AM)
  • Drop-off time: (7.00 PM - 7.30 PM)


**In case of storms, some parts of the trail to Arenitos may be closed for safety reasons**

07:30 - Departure from Curitiba to Vila Velha State Park

09:00- 12:30 - Visit to Vila Velha State Park (Arenitos, Furnas and Lagoa Dourada)

Stop for lunch wherever you prefer (lunch is not included). 

13:30 - 14:45 - Transfer to Castrolanda and visit the Immigration Memorial (visit to the mill possible Friday to Sunday).

Transfer to Carambeí. 

Visit to the Historical Park of Carambeí and stop at Frederika´s for a break.

Return to Curitiba, with arrival about 7:00 and 7:30 pm. 

Services included: private car/van/mini-bus/bus (depending on the number of participants) and licensed guide in Portuguese, English, German, French, Spanish or Italian, entrance to the State Park Vila Velha, entrance fee at the mill and Historical Park. 

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

One child until 6 years old is free of charge. 

Participant Guidelines

Please take sun protection and wear comfortable shoes. 

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

This is a private tour. What are the advantages for you?

Only you and your family/friends will take part on it. The guide and the transportation will be only for you. You will not need to wait for anyone else and you will not drive from one hotel to other to pick up other travelers. You will not share the tour with strangers. Talk to your guide about the itinerary and adapt it to your preferences. For example, if you want to change the tour itinerary and visit other places, it is possible, as long as it fits the tour duration and do not get out too much of the itinerary. In case you want to stay longer in a place you liked, you can do it too! Enjoy the most your leisure time with the people you love, with exclusivity and the personal service you deserve! 

Other Disclosures

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.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee in the private tours! If we do not fulfill the tour description or you do not like something, please call us and give us 15 minutes to solve the situation. If we do not get it, you will get the money of the private tour back.

Would you like to include a break for a picnic instead of lunch? Check out our picnic baskets and book yours as well in advance.