7.00 AM - 7.45 AM
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Pickup info

Your hotel or address downtown or neighborhoods nearby. Please inform the address so we can verify if any extra fee applies. As the transport will have several addresses for the pick up service, it is not possible to especify the time. Please be ready at the informed time to avoid any delays. IMPORTANT! It is mandatory that everybody (also children), bring their original documents. In case of children travelling without the parents, official authorization must be shown. The categories “Cabin”, “Imperial”, “Standard Litorina” and “Deluxe train” require at least 10 participants to be confirmed. In case there is not such number in the booked day you will be reallocated to another category. In this case, if it is a less expensive one, the difference will be refunded.

Booking notes

If you are 60 years or older, student or are travelling with children, inform us the ages and your student status in the field “Special request” for us to charge the correct amount in your booking. The amendments are made manually by our team. The credit card is charged only after the confirmation of the availability. 

Enjoy the rail tour on board a BUDD car with air-condition!

- You will be picked up from your hotel or central address and back. The van will pick you up from 7:00 to 7:45 am and you should be back around 5:00 pm. For some dates the tour starts one hour later.  

- Experience one of the world most famous rail tours on board of the Standard Litorina! The tour includes the ticket from Morretes to Curitiba in a Litorina Curitiba, a BUDD car. It has guide in Portuguese / English, snacks and included beverages (water, soda and beer). The car has WC and air-condition. Therefore, the windows do not open.

- Enjoy a regional lunch and taste “barreado” – a specialty of Paraná´s Coast. It is a juicy beef stew served with rice, cassava flour and bananas. The meal also includes salad, fish and prawns (everything served separetely). In case you are vegetarian, vegar or celiac, please inform in your booking request.

- Visit Morretes and Antonina, two picturesque historical towns with their old houses, history and regional products (sugar cane spirit, candies and handcrafts).

- Learn about Paraná´s history during a visit to Hisgeopar, a hall where puppets show some particularities of our history from the indigenous inhabitants until the construction of Itaipu hydro power plant 

- Return to Curitiba by mini-bus along the Graciosa Road or BR-277 (it depends on the weather conditions).

- Know more about the history and curiosities about the visited places. The tour includes an official tour guide who speaks English/Portuguese.

 

About the rail tour:

The rail road that links Curitiba to Morretes crosses the Serra do Mar mountain range. Its construction began 1880 and took only 5 years - a huge challenge by that time. The track begins at 934m above sea level and crosses the greatest conservation area for Atlantic Rain Forest in Brazil. This magnificent green area is considered one of the 5 richest biomas in the world.

The tour is quoted frequently by travel specialists worldwide as one of the most beautiful railways in the world! It is a contemplative tour and the guide on board explains the history about the construction and curiosities of the region.

The distance between Curitiba and Morretes is about 70 km and the rail tour takes about 4:15. You will see bridges, tunnels, rivers, cascades, canyons and the train dates from the 1960´s.

The speed is very slow and delays may occurr due to the cargo trains, that have prioriy and technical issues. Feel free to bring your own food and beverages (amount that fits your backpack).

There are several categories with different levels of confort and services included. You will find them in our website.

 

About the Standard Litorina:

-  This train car is nice for people who enjoy railway history and wish to ride again a BUDD car.

- It accommodates 48 people and has air-condition and a guide in Portuguese/English. You will get snacks and beverages (water, soda and beer). Feel free to bring your own food and beverages if you wish.

- The guide speaks Portuguese and English and will tell about the history and curiosities of the rail road and the region.

- A minimum number of 10 participants is necessary to confirm this category. In case it is not reached, you will be realocated to another car and the price difference will be refunded if it happens to be a cheaper category.

- Unfortunately it is not possible to choose the seats. They are numbered sequentially and you will see your seat numbers in your ticket.

 

Book this shared tour and get at least 5% off in the private tours! 

  • Group size: from 1 to 48 people
  • Meeting point: Your hotel or address downtown or neighborhoods nearby. Please inform the address so we can verify if any extra fee applies. As the transport will have several addresses for the pick up service, it is not possible to especify the time. Please be ready at the informed time to avoid any delays. IMPORTANT! It is mandatory that everybody (also children), bring their original documents. In case of children travelling without the parents, official authorization must be shown. The categories “Cabin”, “Imperial”, “Standard Litorina” and “Deluxe train” require at least 10 participants to be confirmed. In case there is not such number in the booked day you will be reallocated to another category. In this case, if it is a less expensive one, the difference will be refunded.
  • Ending point: Your hotel or address
  • Starting time: (7.00 AM - 7.45 AM)
  • Ending time: (5.00 PM - 5.30 PM)

Itinerary

In some dates, the tour will start and end one hour later. These dates are more expensive, but include a stop in the middle of the rain forest, where you can get off and enjoy the views!

7:00 to 7:45 – you will be picked up by the driver at your hotel or central address.

Meet the tour guide at the rail station and get the tickets and instructions for the tour.

8:15 – about 12:30 – rail tour to Morretes. Enjoy  the landscapes and board service in the Standard Litorina.

Regional lunch in Morretes or Antonina and visit to these lovely small towns. Beverages and desserts during lunch are not included and will be charged separetely.

You will also visit Hisgeopar to learn about our history, from the indigenous inhabitants to the industrialization. 

Return to Curitiba along the Graciosa Road or BR-277 (it depends on the weather conditions).

The driver will leave you at your hotel or address again.

 

Included services: shared transportation in mini-bus, guide in Portuguese/English, train ticket in the category Standard Litorina with board service (snacks and beverages: water, soda and beer), regional lunch and entrance fee to Hisgeopar. 

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

IMPORTANT! Delays and cancelations may occurr due to logistical and technical issues. We do not reccommend to book this tour for arrival or departure date.

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

IMPORTANT! It is mandatory that everybody (also children), bring their original documents. In case of children travelling without the parents, official authorization must be shown. 

Special prices for children:

Until 3 years old (without seat in the train and in the mini-bus): R$ 15

4 to 5 years old (without seat in the train): R$ 78

6 to 12 years old: R$ 229 to R$ 249 (it depends on the date)

Participant Guidelines

IMPORTANT! Delays and cancelations may occurr due to logistical and technical issues. We do not reccommend to book this tour for arrival or departure date.

Other Disclosures

If you are 60 years or older, student or are travelling with children, inform us the ages and if you are student in the field “Special request” for us to charge the correct amount in your booking. 

People who are 60 years or older and students with official identity: R$ 294,50 to R$ 327 (it depends on the date)

The amendments are made manually by our team. The credit card is charged only after the confirmation of the availability.  


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