9.00 AM - 9.45 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.

Booking notes

If you are 60 years or older or are travelling with children, inform us the ages 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. 

The most popular version of the tour for those who prefer to star later and return by train (only in Portuguese)

- You will be picked up from your hotel or central address and back. The van will pick you up from 9 to 9:30 am and you should be back around 7:30 pm.

- During the morning you will be driven by mini-bus along the Graciosa Road or BR-277 (it depends on the weather conditions).

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

- 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.

- Experience one of the world most famous rail tours on board of the tourist category, the most popular one (only in Portuguese)! The tour includes the ticket from Morretes to Curitiba in tourist category! It has guide in Portuguese, simple cookies and 1 water or soda per person. The windows may be open and there is toilet onboard.

- If you speak Portuguese, you will know more about the history and curiosities about the visited places. The tour includes an official tour guide who speaks Portuguese only.

 

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 tourist category:

- This category has currently 22 cars. Most of them with 48 cushioned seats each and an aisle in the middle. The cars have a toilet.

- The railtour includes a specialized guide (Portuguese speaking) that tells the history and curiosities about the region and the railway.

- The onboard service includes a snack and one water or soda per person. Once during the trip other beverages are offered for purchasing, but in warmer days it might not be enought. Feel free to bring your own food and beverages, as long they fit a small backpack.

- 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 26 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.
  • Ending point: Your hotel or address downtown or neighborhoods nearby.
  • Starting time: (9.00 AM - 9.45 AM)
  • Ending time: (7.30 PM - 8.00 PM)

Itinerary

9:00 to about 9:30 am: pick up at your hotel or central address.

Transfer to Antonina and Morretes by mini-bus. Usually it is done along the Graciosa Road, but in case of rain, it will be along the BR-277. Both have beautiful landscapes!

Visit to Antonina and Morretes, two nice historical small towns.

Typical regional lunch (beverages and desserts will be charged extra).

In the afternoon board the tourist category to return to Curitiba. Arrival about 7:30 pm. The guide on board speaks only Portuguese. Snacks and beverages are included (water, soda and beer).

The seats are numbered and booked previously sequentially.

Included services: shared transportation by mini-bus starting from your hotel or central adress, tour guide during the complete tour (English/Portuguese), typical regional lunch and train ticket in the Cabin category.

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

Children until 3 years old: R$ 15,00 (no seat in the train)

Children from 4 to 5 years old: R$ 78,00 (no seat in the train)

Children from 6 to 12 years old: R$ 210,00

CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS: according to Brazilian Law, children and teenagers up to 16 years old need to be accompanied by a parent or a legally authorized responsible person to travel. It is mandatory for children and teenagers to presente original documents (passport or ID-card) accepted legally by Brazilian government. It will not be allowed for children to travel without full documentation. Only original documents or copies made by Brazilian authorities will be accepted.

Participant Guidelines

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

This is a shared 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

If you are 60 years or older or are travelling with children, inform us the ages 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. 

People who are 60 years or older: R$ 259

This tour is done by a partner of Special Paraná.

See other tour options in Curitiba and surroundings in our website.

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